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A Set of Six

Description: Collection of fictional short stories written by Joseph Conrad including "A Romantic Tale" (Gaspar Ruiz), "An Ironic Tale" (The Informer), "An Indignant Tale" (The Brute), "A Desperate Tale" (An Anarchist), "A Military Tale" (The Duel), and "A Pathetic Tale" (Il Conde). The publisher's catalog is printed at the end of the book.
Date: 1908
Creator: Joseph Conrad, 1857-1924
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

My Philip Nolan Scrapbook

Description: Scrapbook created by Gustine Courson Weaver containing materials related to the life and history of Philip Nolan, for whom Nolan County, Texas was named. Nolan was an Irish immigrant to the Texas-Louisiana area and a prolific horse trader and freebooter during the period of Spanish rule in Texas before Texas became a republic. The scrapbook contains articles about Nolan, photographs and photo copies, correspondence created for obtaining research materials, as well as snippets about Weaver's own life.
Date: [..1942]
Creator: Weaver, Gustine Courson
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Good Investment

Description: Booklet entitled "The Good Investment" that informs potential investors about the opportunity of investing in the University of Dallas.
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Beulah Harriss scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook of photographs belonging to Beulah Harriss, a 1914 graduate of the University of Nebraska, who came to Denton to teach at the North Texas State Normal College. She was the first woman to be hired into the athletics department of the school, coaching women's basketball among other sports. Harriss also organized the first Denton Girl Scouts troop in 1919, founded the Green Jackets Club in 1926, and was one of 13 professors from North Texas State Teachers College who started the Denton County Teachers Federal Credit Union (DATCU) in 1936. The scrapbook contains 11 loose photos which have been scanned and ordered after the pages of the book. More information about the contents of the photographs can be found in the finding aid for the Historical Collection, found at http://findingaids.library.unt.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=779.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[1960 homecoming program]

Description: Program for the 1960 North Texas State College homecoming held November 4-5. The program reads "Glory to the Green" on the cover and features a schedule of events inside.
Date: 1960
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Melissa Ybarra Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper articles, mementos, and various pieces of personal history detailing the life of Melissa Ybarra. Ybarra was an undergraduate student at the University of North Texas. She was involved as the President of the Hispanic Students in Higher Education (HSHE), formerly known as the Mexican American American Student Organization (MASO). The articles are in a loose chronological order delineating Melissa Ybarra at celebrations, in student organization at the University of North Texas, and graduation photographs.
Date: 1968-05-06/1989~
Creator: Ybarra, Melissa
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Charles Dickens and his Jewish Characters

Description: Book compiled by Cumberland Clark of letters written between Charles Dickens and Eliza Davis concerning Dicken's use of Jewish characters in his works, including Oliver Twist. At the end is included a reprinting of a letter included by Davis with a Hebrew bible she presented to Dicken's as a gift.
Date: 1918
Creator: Clark, Cumberland
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Guest Book]

Description: The guest-book: in which may be recorded the coming and the going of guests, with pages for autographs, incidents, and sketches pertaining to pleasant visits, social calls, and other gatherings designed and illustrated by Annie F. Cox. This book was part of the private library of Mrs. Delas A. Blodgett, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bound in olive green cloth over boards; gilt lettering and brown-stamped decorations. The signatures on the first page include that of Delas A. Blodgett, Daisy P. Blodgett of Mackinac Island and Grand Rapids, Michigan. The guest book also includes verses, encouraging friends and visitors to "leave here in the book sacred to friendship some recording of your tarrying." Many pages of autographs are interspersed throughout the book with illustrated half-titles. On the first page for signatures is the inscription, "Perfect equality of rights for women - civil & political - is the demand of yours gratefully, Susan B. Anthony - Rochester - N. Y. In this lovely home from Nov. 22 to 24 - 1897 - equality reigns!!"
Date: 1891
Creator: Cox, Annie F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections