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History of the German Element in Texas from 1820-1850, and Historical Sketches of the German Texas Singers' League and Houston Turnverein from 1853-1913

Description: This volume covers the German Element in Texas, 1820-1850; an historical sketch of the Texas German Singers' League (Texas Staats Saengerbund), 1853-1913; an historical sketch of the Houston Turnverein, 1854-1913; German Day celebrations in Houston, 1889-1910; and an appendices.
Date: 1913
Creator: Tiling, Moritz, 1851-1916
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas

Description: Pamphlet offering guidance for Germans coming to Texas. The Instruction includes a question and answer section for German immigrants. Cover title. "Gobann einer Special-Karte uber den vermessenen Theil des Grant-Gebiets des Texas-vereines und einzelnen Planen der von demselben gegrundeten Stadte New-Braunfels, Friedrichsburg und Indianola." The portfolio includes, in addition to the Instruction (26 p.), the Comite- Bericht des Vereines zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas (47 p.), 6 maps and two broadsides. Six maps on 3 folded leaves have been removed from this book and are housed in the Special Collections Map Room in Drawers 77/13 and 27/8 with the numbers: 310104, 310105, and 310106.
Date: 1851
Creator: Verein zum Schütze Deutscher Einwanderer in Texas
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Da es Ew. . .

Description: Single sheet of text that is part of the portfolio for Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas, which was published by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas.
Date: 1851
Creator: Comite des Vereines
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Comite-Bericht des Vereines

Description: Pamphlet offering guidance for Germans coming to Texas. Cover title. "Gobann einer Special-Karte uber den vermessenen Theil des Grant-Gebiets des Texas-vereines und einzelnen Planen der von demselben gegrundeten Stadte New-Braunfels, Friedrichsburg und Indianola." Includes, in addition to the Instruction (26 p.), the Comite- Bericht des Vereines zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas (47 p.), 6 maps and two broadsides. Six maps on 3 folded leaves have been removed from this book and are housed in the Special Collections Map Room in Drawers 77/13 and 27/8 with the numbers: 310104, 310105, and 310106.
Date: 1851
Creator: Verein zum Schütze Deutscher Einwanderer in Texas
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Denkschrift

Description: Broadside that is part of the Portfolio Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas
Date: 1851
Creator: Hermann, Fürst zu Wied
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Marriage certificate in German

Description: German certificate of marriage for Friedrich Wilhelm Hermann Zchappel and Louise Elisabeth Zeiss. The certificate is illustrated with various scenes including a ship, a church, and a family sitting in a garden. It is signed by Ida Zeiss, Alma Amsler, Otto L. Schroeder, and Rudolph Johnke.
Date: November 30, 1892
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum