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History of Liberty Hill Methodist Church

Description: Book describing the history of the Liberty Hill Methodist Church in Texas including photographs and descriptions of the early years of the church and its members.
Date: October 1947
Creator: Bryson, Margaret Cates
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Pamphlet: Round Rock Texas, Historic Chisholm Trail Country]

Description: Pamphlet that gives a brief overview of the history of Round Rock, Texas, with an emphasis on the period from the 1830s through 1870s. The pamphlet also includes information on the outlaw, Sam Bass, who died after a shootout in Round Rock on July 20, 1878.
Date: unknown
Partner: Round Rock Public Library

Round Rock, Texas, 1840-1965

Description: Booklet compiled for Round Rock's centennial celebration on July 10, 1965 that includes a history of Round Rock, as well as groupings of photographs covering education, religion, the library, and past and present local businesses and banks. A list of Round Rock pioneers can be seen on pages 11-12 and a map of the city can be seen adorning the cover.
Date: 1965
Creator: Round Rock Chamber of Commerce
Partner: Round Rock Public Library

Walk Historic Round Rock

Description: Booklet that includes a brief history of Round Rock up to at least 1990, followed by a walking guide of 25 historic buildings, events, cemeteries, and other points of interest from downtown Round Rock to west of Interstate Highway 35. This is followed by a map guiding visitors to four points of interest that cannot be reached by walking. An index to historic markers in and near Round Rock is included on page 24.
Date: [1990..]
Creator: Department of Planning and Community Development
Partner: Round Rock Public Library

True Story of Sam Bass the Outlaw

Description: Small booklet published for the Sam Bass Cafe that includes lyrics to the Sam Bass Song, a biographic retelling of the Sam Bass Story, and a brief description f Round Rock, Texas. Part of the booklet appears to be from a letter, and an the author and publisher of the booklet are unknown, although the author claims to be the child of Captain Jack McCulloch of the Texas Rangers. He or she also refers to Benjamin McCulloch, a Texas Ranger and later Confederate war general killed at Pea Ridge, Arkansas, as Uncle Ben.
Date: [1937..]
Partner: Round Rock Public Library

[Round Rock Historical Marker Dedication Program]

Description: Program from a dedication ceremony for a historical marker placed in Round Rock, Texas. The page lists various clusters of speakers at different portions of the event.
Date: November 7, 1971
Partner: Round Rock Public Library

Sam Bass 100 Years Later 1878-1978

Description: Pamphlet published on the 100th anniversary of the death of Sam Bass that provides a biographical sketch of the man, a description of Round Rock, Texas, information on his grave site, and the ballad and legend that came from hos death.
Date: 1978
Creator: Sam Bass Centennial Commission
Partner: Round Rock Public Library

Our New Court House.

Description: Brochure containing the text of a resolution to build a new courthouse for Williamson County; the text is written on flaps to either side of a illustration captioned "Proposed Williamson County Court House."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Southwestern University