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San Felipe de Austin: Capital of Austin's Colony

Description: Award-winning essay about the city of San Felipe de Austin giving a brief history starting with the city's founding and background on Stephen Austin's colony.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hoff, Blanche
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Transcript of an essay by Stephen F. Austin concerning the law of April 6, 1830, [May 18, 1830?]]

Description: Copy of transcript for an essay written by Stephen F. Austin, in which Austin addresses the history of Texas and the negative effects of the law of April 6, 1830, which ended immigration from the United States. Austin also argues that Texas would not economically benefit from separating from Mexico.
Date: [1830-05-18?]
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Pictures from Three Rivers' Past

Description: Essay discussing the history of Three Rivers, Texas and photographs of the early days of the town.
Date: 2009
Creator: Hudson, Richard
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Other

Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas Toys and Games

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular toys and games relevant to the state of Texas, including folk toys, folk games, sports, dances, songs and other recreations. The index of contributors begins on page 245 and the index of toys and games begins on page 249.
Date: 1989
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

College Bulletin, Number 28, December, 1909

Description: This bulletin includes calendars, lists of important people, and articles written about the school including articles published in the Fort Worth Star, Fort Worth Record, Denton Record and Chronicle, Houston Chronicle, Kansas City Journal, and Clay's Review.
Date: December 1909
Creator: College of Industrial Arts
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Woman's University

Tyler & Smith County, Texas: An Historical Survey

Description: This book gives an overview of the history of Tyler, Texas and Smith County through a series of essays written by community members on various social and historical topics. A List of Illustrations is on page viii and the Table of Contents is on page ix; the index starts on page 279.
Date: 1976
Creator: Glover, Robert W.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Book Lover in Texas

Description: This autobiographical text discusses Evelyn Oppenheimer's role as a reader and book reviewer in Texas. The book discusses both her life and opinions regarding books and various topics. A selection of her poetry and one of her short stories ("The Green Conscience") are also included. Index starts on page 153.
Date: 1995
Creator: Oppenheimer, Evelyn, 1907-
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

[Essay “Pease School” by Timothy Alvin Brown]

Description: “Pease School,” an essay by Timothy Alvin Brown, who was the principal of the Austin Independent School District's oldest school, Pease Elementary, from 1892-1933.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brown, Timothy Alvin
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

"On This Day of New Beginnings"

Description: Compilation of select inaugural addresses with brief biographies preceding each speech entry.
Date: 1979
Creator: McDonald, Archie P.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department