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Lost and Found; or Three Months with the Wild Indians: A Brief Sketch of the Life of Ole T. Nystel, Embracing his Experience While in Captivity to the Comanches, and Subsequent Liberation from Them

Description: Autobiography of the life of Ole T. Nystel, detailing his early childhood, and his time spent as a Comanche captive. This book contains photographs of Nystel, and family members as well as a map of Bosque County and the surrounding area. Notes begin on page 25.
Date: 1994
Creator: Nystel, Ole T., 1853-1930.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers

Description: From the title page: "Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers. Some unwritten history and facts in the thrilling experiences of frontier life. The battle and death of Big Foot, the noted Kiowa chief. The mortally wounding and dying confession of "Old Jape." The Comanchie, the most noted and bloodthirsty savages that ever depredated on the frontier of Texas. By one of the Nine, a member of Company "E" Texas Rangers."
Date: 1906
Creator: Maltby, William Jeff
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Road to Destiny

Description: Book discussing the rise and fall of a Quaker settlement on the Llano Estacado, which Paris Cox founded in the early 1880s.
Date: 1939
Creator: Ellis, Temple Ann, 1878-1963
Partner: UNT Libraries

Road to Destiny

Description: Book discussing the rise and fall of a Quaker settlement on the Llano Estacado, which Paris Cox founded in the early 1880s.
Date: 2018
Creator: Ellis, Temple Ann, 1878-1963
Partner: UNT Libraries

Tracks on the Land: Stories of Immigrants, Outlaws, Artists, and Other Texans Who Left Their Mark on the Lone Star State

Description: Book containing articles by Texas high school students regarding local histories. Histories of pioneer and immigrant families, businesses, methods of travel, and development are included.
Date: 1985
Creator: De Boe, David C. (David Cornelius), 1942- & Ragsdale, Kenneth Baxter, 1917-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Life of J. W. Holston

Description: Handwritten manuscript by John Willis Holston. Chronicles his family's journey to Texas from Mississippi in 1869. Includes stories from his days as a cowboy on a cattle drive, and his two year service as a Texas Ranger.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Holston, John Willis
Partner: UNT Libraries

Old Settler's Association of Grayson County, Volume 4.

Description: Volume 4 of the Old Settlers Association includes minutes and newspaper clippings from 1926-1960. Highlights of the early history of the association can be found on pgs. 109-116. Biographies of the members of the Board of Trustees of the association start on page 117. .
Date: 1926/1960
Creator: Old Settlers Association (Grayson County, Tex.)
Partner: Old Settler's Association of Grayson County

Old Settler's Association of Grayson County, Volume 3.

Description: Volume 3 of the Old Settler's Association comprises resolutions passed in 1901, with the bulk of the material consisting of minutes from 1911-1925. Included in this volume are minutes, programs of annual reunions, annual treasury reports, and newspaper clippings.
Date: 1901/1925
Creator: Old Settlers Association (Grayson County, Tex.)
Partner: Old Settler's Association of Grayson County

Texas

Description: Book containing details of Texas during the Anglo settlement of Texas during the early half of the nineteenth century as described by Mary Austin Holley. Includes information for settlers, including colonization laws, the Mexican Constitution, information on the land and its environs, and the people of Texas.
Date: 1990
Creator: Holley, Mary Austin, 1784-1846
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas

Description: Book containing details of Texas during the Anglo settlement of Texas during the early half of the nineteenth century as described by Mary Austin Holley. Includes information for settlers, including colonization laws, the Mexican Constitution, information on the land and its environs, and the people of Texas.
Date: 2017
Creator: Holley, Mary Austin, 1784-1846
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

Description: Book containing a history of Texas and acts as a guide to the area during period of Anglo colonization. Includes observations of the land, critiques of the people who lived there, and a translated Mexican Constitution. Index starts on page 339.
Date: 2017
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

Description: Book containing a history of Texas and acts as a guide to the area during period of Anglo colonization. Includes observations of the land, critiques of the people who lived there, and a translated Mexican Constitution. Index starts on page 339.
Date: 1990
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Miss Ella of the Deep South of Texas

Description: Historical narrative of the life of Ellen Talbot and the region of Texas the author calls the "Deep South of Texas," meaning that area near the Gulf that combines elements of the West with those of the Deep South.
Date: 1951
Creator: Allen, Arda Talbot, 1889-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Miss Ella of the Deep South of Texas

Description: Historical narrative of the life of Ellen Talbot and the region of Texas the author calls the "Deep South of Texas," meaning that area near the Gulf that combines elements of the West with those of the Deep South.
Date: 2018
Creator: Allen, Arda Talbot, 1889-
Partner: UNT Libraries