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[Art Forum Pressbook, 1944-1945]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1944 to 1945 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The cover of this album is from Federation News, May 1945. Miss A.M. Carpenter is listed as the chairman of the Art Unit. Memorabilia include catalogues and clippings of art shows in Abilene. One exhibit, sponsored jointly by the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and the United States Marine Corps, was entitled "Combat Art" by Sgt. Sherman Loudermilk. This book contains clippings and postcards about Camp Barkeley, the World War II training camp established outside of Abilene, and the USO activities on Second Street.
Date: 1944/1945
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Buck's Directory of El Paso for 1902

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas includes: address listings for businesses and individuals, advertisements from local businesses, listings of government officials, a postal guide, a business directory, a directory for Chihuahua, Mexico, and a review of El Paso's development.
Date: 1902
Creator: Buck Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Straight Texas

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas, including tales about the origins of various cities and towns, personal anecdotes, songs, superstitions and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 341.
Date: 1966
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank
Partner: UNT Press

Coyote Wisdom

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Mexico and Texas, including animal folk stories, Navajo creation myths, discussions about folk characters, discussions about the philosophy of folklore, and other miscellaneous folk stories. The index begins on page 293.
Date: 1938
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

A History of Stonewall County

Description: History of Stonewall County, including town and communities, county schools, churches and cemeteries, industries, organizations and clubs, family histories, memorials, and memories.
Date: 1979
Creator: Stonewall County Historical Commission
Partner: Stonewall County Library

Fannin County Folks & Facts

Description: Compilation of information and stories about Fannin County, Texas including chapters for the history of the county, home life, vocations, education, transportation, activities, and family histories.
Date: 1977
Creator: Bonham Public Library
Partner: Fannin County Historical Commission

The Portable Handbook of Texas

Description: Book containing a brief history Texas from prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. Following this is a series of alphabetical arranged articles which cover various aspects of Texas history, including significant communities, people, institutions, and agencies.
Date: 2000
Creator: Barkley, Roy R., 1941- & Odintz, Mark F., 1953-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

Description: Book containing a history of Texas and acts as a guide to the area during period of Anglo colonization. Includes observations of the land, critiques of the people who lived there, and a translated Mexican Constitution. Index starts on page 339.
Date: 1990
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

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
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

Description: Book containing the history of the role of the United States Army and its Topographical Engineers in exploring lands west of the Mississippi River between 1838 and 1863. This includes surveys of battlefronts, railroads, and boundaries.
Date: 1991
Creator: Goetzmann, William H.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library

Description: Annotated bibliography of 224 books about Texas history prior to 1940, including bibliographic details and critical discussion points for each, such as the author's opinions, the opinions of other critics, background on the author and writing of the book, strengths and weaknesses of the text, representative quotations, and references to other books. It also contains an appendix of additional bibliographies to Texas history. Index starts on page 617.
Date: 1988
Creator: Jenkins, John Holmes
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

County Mapbook of Texas, 2014

Description: A book of maps of all the county roads in Texas with an index of all the roads and highways by county.
Date: November 2014
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation. Transportation Planning and Programming Division
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department