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The Old Mill

Description: Book consisting of a number of historical accounts from people living in Bosque County, Texas; the accounts also include strange stories from the area. The book also talks about historical buildings within the county.
Date: 1925
Creator: Duke, Clyde
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Bosque Primer: An Introduction to the History of Bosque County

Description: Book discussing the history of Bosque County, Texas from before European explorers came into the area up until around 1941. The information in the book covers immigration, Indian raids, Civil War years, and railroads. Bibliography begins on page 56.
Date: 1976
Creator: Radde, Rebecca D.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Methodists in the Meridian Area (First United Methodist Church)

Description: Book discussing the history of Methodists in the Meridian, Texas area, it includes information about the background and pioneers who moved into the area originally, and the organization of the First United Methodist Church. Index begins on page 83.
Date: 1981
Creator: Radde, Rebecca D.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Meridian College

Description: Book detailing the history of Meridian College from around 1895 to 1920.; some of the topics covered are: athletics, fine arts, finances, World War I, religious life, etc. Index begins on page 219.
Date: 1979
Creator: Radde, Rebecca D.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

The History of Education in Bosque County, Texas

Description: Master's thesis concerning the history of education in the county, containing photographs, documents, various tables, and some copies of sheet music. The book contains information concerning the early schools in the county up through the Clifton schools in the 1930's. Bibliography begins on page 283.
Date: 2004
Creator: Bronstad, Alvin Lawrence
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Juana: A Spanish Girl in Central Texas

Description: Biographical account of Juana Cavasos, a Spanish-Italian woman who survived a Comanche raid but was taken as their captive; eventually she was traded to a white man at a Comanche trading post near Waco, Texas. This book details her journey, and includes a few maps showing the routes taken. Bibliography begins on page 133.
Date: 2007
Creator: Andrus, Pearl
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

Lost and Found; or Three Months with the Wild Indians: A Brief Sketch of the Life of Ole T. Nystel, Embracing his Experience While in Captivity to the Comanches, and Subsequent Liberation from Them

Description: Autobiography of the life of Ole T. Nystel, detailing his early childhood, and his time spent as a Comanche captive. This book contains photographs of Nystel, and family members as well as a map of Bosque County and the surrounding area. Notes begin on page 25.
Date: 1994
Creator: Nystel, Ole T., 1853-1930.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

From Pomerania to America

Description: Book discussing the history of the Radde Family from their European ancestors in Pomerania to their arrival in America. Included are various photographs and maps, as well as a list of Radde family members from the Federal Records Center: "Index to Passenger List of Vessels Arriving in Baltimore from 1820-1897." Index begins on page 87.
Date: 1989
Creator: Radde, Rebecca D.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

[Cattle Sales Ledger]

Description: Ledger containing records of cattle sales for the O'Connor Brothers and Dennis Martin O'Connor. The ledger includes brand, number of cattle, class, to whom sold, owner, price, and whether it was paid.
Date: [1888..1893]
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

[Record of Fruits Ledger]

Description: Ledger containing a list of Dennis Martin O'Connor's fruit trees, organized by row.
Date: 1887
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

[Church Account Book]

Description: Account book for St. Mary's Church in Victoria, Texas, kept by Father Gardet.
Date: [1867-06-07..1868-12-16]
Creator: Gardet, Father
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

[Land Inventory Ledger]

Description: Ledger containing an inventory of land and other miscellaneous business notes.
Date: [1889-06-22..1895-01-07]
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

[School Finance Ledger]

Description: Ledger kept by Martin O'Connor for a school assignment, detailing various financial transactions. A note written on the inside cover says "Martin O'Connor, St. Edward's College, Austin, Texas."
Date: [1893-02-01..1893-02-18]
Creator: O'Connor, Martin
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

[School Ledger]

Description: Ledger filled with names accompanied by tally marks, kept by Martin O'Connor for a school assignment.
Date: unknown
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

Guide to Scrapbooks in McFaddin-Ward House Archives

Description: Document detailing the contents of 47 scrapbooks compiled by Mamie McFaddin Ward, Ida Caldwell McFaddin, Caldwell McFaddin, Ouida Caldwell Watts, James Lewis Caldwell, Lulu Smith Campbell, Eliza Peter Foree Smith, and Fannie McMunn. The listings begin with the owner/compiler of the scrapbook, followed by the approximate dates of contents, book measurement and cover description, and number of pages. Descriptions of the contents follow, including inside cover inscriptions, labels, nature of contents.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Perfectly Splendid: One Family's Repasts

Description: Cookbook containing the recipes of the family which resided in the McFaddin-Ward House, collected by Ida Caldwell McFaddin and Mamie McFaddin Ward, as well as a brief family history
Date: 1992
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Back In Style

Description: Book cataloging an exhibit of items from the McFaddin-Ward House Museum that are not on display in the house's current state. The exhibition was held from February 1994 to March 1995 at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas.
Date: 1994
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

The McFaddin-Ward House

Description: Book with information about the McFaddin-Ward House and its former residents, including chapters about the McFaddin family, the house, lifestyles and community, interiors and collections, and restoration.
Date: 1992
Creator: Foy, Jessica & Linsley, Judith
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

List of Property lying in Victoria owned by Non Residents.

Description: Ledger containing a list of properties in Victoria, Texas owned by non-residents in 1846. The ledger includes owner names, location and description of property, value, state tax, and county tax.
Date: 1846
Creator: Pridham, P. U.
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

[148th American Squadron Album]

Description: Album containing photographs of World War I soldiers, many in uniform and posing near camps or airplanes. Writing on the cover says "Officers, 148th American Squadron."
Date: August 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry R., Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas