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[Letter from Frank Johnson to Mrs. Louis Zavala, July 24, 1882]

Description: Letter from Frank N. Johnson to Mrs. Louis Zavala with typed copy of Captain R.M. Potter's account of Zavala's life taken from a paper furnished by Captain Potter himself. This biography of Zavala that Potter sketches deals mostly with his political life.
Date: July 24, 1882
Creator: Johnson, Frank N. & Potter, Robert M.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Frank Johnson to Julia Zavala, July 24, 1882]

Description: Letter from Frank N. Johnson to Julia Zavala with handwritten copy of Captain R.M. Potter's account of Zavala's life taken from a paper furnished by Captain Potter himself. This biography of Zavala that Potter sketches deals mostly with his political life.
Date: July 24, 1882
Creator: Johnson, Frank N. & Potter, Robert M.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. The previous volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v). Index starts on page 1803.
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1919: In Two Volumes, Volume 2, Part 1

Description: This text contains the first portion of the Austin Papers, published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. This volume includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "The Austin Papers are the collection of materials accumulated by Moses and Stephen F. Austin in the progress of their busy enterprises from Virginia through Missouri and Arkansas to Texas. They consist of business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. v).
Date: 1924
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oral History Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, December 6, 1996

Description: Interview with Ruth Simons (Kerr) Ray, the great-great granddaughter of James Kerr, from Canyon Lake, Texas. Mrs. Ray discusses her ancestor's life and his history in the Hill Country, as well as the Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony at the Kerr County Courthouse.
Date: October 6, 2000
Creator: Bethel, Ann; Snodgrass, Clarabelle & Ray, Ruth Simons
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829; In Virtue of Which, Col. Stephen F. Austin Introduced and Settled Foreign Emigrants in Texas. With an Explanatory Introduction.

Description: This document includes an Introduction and an Advertisement written by Stephen F. Austin giving a brief introduction of the history of Austin's Colony and background about the printed translations of the emigration laws, decrees, and contracts on colonization as well as correspondence between the Mexican government and Austin.
Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Heritage, Volume 19, Number 1, Winter 2001

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas. The theme for this issue is "Mapping Our Past: A Study of Historic Texas Cartography."
Date: Winter 2001
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

Heritage, Volume 11, Number 3, Summer 1993

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Summer 1993
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Letter from Austin with Map]

Description: Hand-written instructions concerning land surveys along the coast, signed by S. F. Austin. He mentions Duke, Nelms, and [Rales]. On the reverse, a map of the land survey is sketched with notes about dimensions. In the digital version, the first page is included twice - the second time a hand-written transcription of the letter is pictured beneath the original.
Date: November 1, 1830
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller), 1793-1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum