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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 96, July 1992 - April, 1993

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 651.
Date: 1993
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963

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 615.
Date: 1963
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Hanging of John Quincy Adams Crews

Description: A large group of unidentified people are at the Denton County Jail awaiting the hanging of J. Q. A. Crews. Crews was the last person to be hanged in Denton County.
Date: October 18, 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Hanging of John Quincy Adams Crews

Description: A large group of unidentified people are at the Denton County Jail located on Elm Street awaiting the hanging of J. Q. A. Crews. Crews was the last person to be hanged in Denton County. He was hanged for the murder of the Murrell family in Cooke County.
Date: October 18, 1895
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about crafts, stories about vampires, stories about peyote ceremonies, prison folklore, folk songs, and other miscellaneous folk tales.
Date: 1982
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

[Sworn Statement, May 15, 1880]

Description: Sworn statement made by R. F. Bailey that he is not able to pay the fine and costs from the case The State of Texas vs. R. F. Bailey. The fine and court costs will be paid off with his imprisonment in the county jail.
Date: May 15, 1880
Creator: Stephens, John H.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 198, Chapter 601

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the capacity of certain correctional facilities operated under contracts between the Texas Board of Criminal Justice and a private vendor or county commissioners court.
Date: 2007-04/2007-06
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, June 15, 1864]

Description: Letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, wherein Charles copies and forwards a letter from Jim Wilson to be sent to Wilson's family. Jim Wilson is writing from Rock Island Prison in Illinois, thanking Charles for his offer of money and offering some news.
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, June 15, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from Charles Moore to Josephus Moore, wherein Charles copies and forwards a letter from Jim Wilson to be sent to Wilson's family. Jim Wilson is writing from Rock Island Prison in Illinois, thanking Charles for his offer of money and offering some news.
Date: June 15, 1864
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Journal of Josephus C. Moore, May 20, 1861 to September 2, 1862]

Description: A journal written by Josephus Moore describing his enlistment into the army in Tennessee at the outbreak of the Civil War, his experience in battle, imprisonment at Fort Donelson, and swearing an oath to gain his freedom.
Date: 1861/1862
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Safe Prisons/PREA Plan

Description: The plan is intended to provide consistency in practices and procedures related to Safe Prisons/PREA investigations.
Date: August 2014
Creator: The Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department