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Directory of Texas Industries from Official Sources

Description: The directory gives listings of businesses categorized by industry (including elected officials). The directory opens with a "Description of the State of Texas" which is a reprint of the report written by the Commissioner of Agriculture, Statistics and History for the Governor of Texas. The index begins on page 429.
Date: 1903
Creator: Walton & Walton
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Guide to Texas emigrants

Description: A promotional guide enticing settlers to come to Texas.
Date: 1835
Creator: Woodman, David, Jr.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 3]

Description: This German text is the third of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Texas: mit besonderer Rücksicht auf deutsche Auswanderung und die physischen Verhältnisse des Landes nach eigener Beobachtung geschildert

Description: This German text is an account of the author's travels in Texas from December, 1845 to April, 1847. The book describes Texas primarily from a natural history perspective, although the author recounts all aspects of his travels including interactions with Native Americans. According to the author, the book was written with German emigrants in mind.
Date: 1849
Creator: Roemer, Ferdinand, 1818-1891
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 2]

Description: This German text is the second of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

Die Auswanderer nach Texas. [Part 1]

Description: This German text is the first of a three-part historical novel about German emigration to Texas. Through the novel's fictional characters, the author portrays a romantic version of German emigration to the United States, particularly Texas. Set in the mid- to late-1830s, the novel discusses the history of Texas from Spanish rule up to its time as an independent republic.
Date: 1841
Creator: Belani, H. E. R.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us

Description: Pamphlet discussing the geography of Texas and some political issues surrounding the annexation of Texas into the United States.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries

Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.

Description: This book gives an overview of the twelve Blackland Counties of Texas in alphabetical order. For each county, a brief description of the geographic and agricultural characteristics is given as well as statistics on population and county income. Additionally, a geological description of the Black Prairie Region gives more specific aspects of the area and the soil compositions and a final chapter discusses the property market of the area.
Date: 1895
Creator: Crawford, Wilbur F. & [Moore, Monta J.]
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest

Description: This text gives an overview of the places and resources in Texas with an emphasis on the locations where the railroads run through the state. Indexes start on page 220.
Date: 1896
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Texas Spring Palace.

Description: This pamphlet includes a guide to the Texas Spring Palace including particular sites and places in Texas. Additionally, the Texas and Southwestern Railway Guide starts on page 59 with printed timetables for the train schedules.
Date: May 1890
Creator: Rose, John R.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Along the Rio Grande

Description: Book written by the author as he traveled along the Rio Grande as a 'warless war correspondent.'
Date: 1916
Creator: Lewis, Tracy Hammond
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries