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[Transcript of Letter from Peter Elias Bean to Antonio Elozua, October 22, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Peter Elias Bean to Antonio Elozua, on October 22, 1830. Bean has discovered that the government is paying Indians to move west of the Mississippi River, and he wonders if the Indians will attempt to retake their lands in Texas.
Date: October 22, 1830
Creator: Bean, Peter Elias
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Motor

Description: Patent for a motor for a sewing machine that is simple and less expensive.
Date: August 31, 1900
Creator: Daniels, James R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 307.
Date: 1935
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby at Dallas County Jail]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality. Newspaper clippings are included.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[The Anderson Family Collection, No. 5 -Vacations]

Description: This home movie documents the Anderson family's travel and vacations in the Southwest region. The film begins with a trip to HemisFair' '68 and Sharon's birthday dinner. The film continues with the ruins of the Tassie Belle Blast Furnace in New Birmingham and the Mission San Francisco de los Tejas (7 min., 28 sec.) , an unidentified downtown area (11 min. 22 sec.), a Valentine's Day celebration (12 min., 14 sec.), a trip to Salado, Texas (13 min. 28 sec.) and The Alamo (17 min., 48 sec.), and concludes with a visit to historic sites in Vicksburg, Mississippi (19 min., 23 sec.).
Date: 1968/1970~
Creator: Anderson, James
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Media Library

Rainbow in the Morning

Description: Collection popular folklore of Texas, including work songs, reptile myths, ballads and other folk songs of the South. The index begins on page 185.
Date: 1975
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

[Links Chapter Documentation: Newspaper copy item about Jackson, Mississippi chapter of The Links, Inc.]

Description: Unpublished newspaper copy for an article to be headlined "Black Civic Groups Wants [sic] to Honor Veteran Journalist" about the efforts of the Jackson, Mississippi chapter of The Links, Inc. to raise funds to assist Hazel Brannon Smith. Smith was a publisher and journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for her editorials in support of the civil rights movement, a stance which resulted in her ostracism from local white society and her newspaper's eventual bankruptcy. Aaronetta Pierce (referred to here as A. M. Pierce) passed this unpublished copy of the article on to Margaret Winn, president of the San Antonio chapter. Includes handwritten notes.
Date: January 31, 1986
Creator: Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-2000 & Andrews, Thelma
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, March 9, 1998

Description: Interview with Robert Lee Mosty, World War II veteran and owner/operator of a plant nursery in Center Point, Texas. Mr. Mosty tells stories from his service in WWII, including how his unit was one of the first to meet liberated prisoners of war, as well as how he was wounded and taken prisoner. He also discusses studying at A&M, his work for the National Park Service, and running a plant nursery in the 1920s.
Date: March 9, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Mosty, Robert Lee
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999

Description: Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy Lowrence, Clarabelle's maternal great-uncle.
Date: September 25, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Rainbow in the Morning

Description: Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including work songs, reptile myths, ballads and other folk songs of the South. The index begins on page 185.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press