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The Portable Handbook of Texas

Description: Book containing a brief history Texas from prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. Following this is a series of alphabetical arranged articles which cover various aspects of Texas history, including significant communities, people, institutions, and agencies.
Date: 2000
Creator: Barkley, Roy R., 1941- & Odintz, Mark F., 1953-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

A History of Texas and Texans, Volume 1

Description: Book discussing the history of Texas and the people living in Texas; this volume discusses topics like: Spanish Texas, the evolution of government, the Texas Revolution, secession crisis, etc. Index begins on page xi.
Date: 1914
Creator: Johnson, Frank W. (Frank White), 1799-1884
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Juana: A Spanish Girl in Central Texas

Description: Biographical account of Juana Cavasos, a Spanish-Italian woman who survived a Comanche raid but was taken as their captive; eventually she was traded to a white man at a Comanche trading post near Waco, Texas. This book details her journey, and includes a few maps showing the routes taken. Bibliography begins on page 133.
Date: 2007
Creator: Andrus, Pearl
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

[Autobiography] : typscript, ca. 1916.

Description: Lockett's autobiography begins with information about his ancestors and ends with a discussion of events leading to World War I. He recounts his experiences in the Civil War, his various jobs throughout central Texas, encounters with Native Americans, as well as his impressions of local business, camp meetings, drought, prohibition, Methodism, and the events of the times. He moved to Georgetown, TX, in 1886 to enroll his daughters in Southwestern University and he became a prominent supporter of the university, which is mentioned frequently.
Date: 191u
Creator: Lockett, M. B.
Partner: Southwestern University

Women in Early Texas

Description: Book containing biographies of fifty women who were involved with the development of Texas. The women come from a wide variety of classes and ethnic groups, and many of the authors are descended from their subjects.
Date: 1993
Creator: Carrington, Evelyn M.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association