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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

Heritage, 2011, Volume 1

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: 2011
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

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

Reminiscences of the Terry Rangers

Description: This book gives a description of the Civil War from the point of view of the Terry Rangers (8th Texas Cavalry Regiment). It is written in first-person, describing specific incidences, including the Woodsonville Skirmish, the Battle of Shiloh, the Battle of Bentonville, as well as other events and anecdotes. Index starts on page 77.
Date: 1919
Creator: Blackburn, J. K. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries