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The Journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Volume 1

Description: First volume of biographical accounts related to the explorations of René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle in North America including memoirs, accounts, and narratives of his discovery and exploration down the Mississippi River.
Date: 2017
Creator: Cox, Isaac Joslin
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reminiscences of reconstruction in Texas ; and, Reminiscences of Texas and Texans fifty years ago

Description: The author's personal recollections of the Reconstruction in Texas. The work is "intended to be illustrative of the conditions existing in Texas, the customs, feelings, and sentiments of the people, that came under the obersvation of the author at that time; and in addition some short sketches of the judges that occupied the bench and the lawyers that practiced in the Third and Thirteenth Judicial Districts fifty years ago, with a few short sketches of some early settlers, clerical and lay"
Date: 1902
Creator: Wood, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Dallas County, Texas : from 1837 to 1887

Description: A history of the settlement and political organization of Dallas County as well as altercations between Anglo-American settlers and the indigenous American Indians of the region.
Date: 1887
Creator: Brown, John Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries

An account of Col. Crockett's tour to the North and down East, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four : his object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country : and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of "The Experiment"

Description: "Object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country; and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of 'The Experiment'"
Date: 1835
Creator: Crockett, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Alamo, and other poems

Description: Book of poetry, mostly written in rhyming couplets, glorifying heros of Texas.
Date: 1906
Creator: Berry, Viola Riley
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Texas and the Massachusetts Resolutions

Description: Pamphlet containing an essay against the annexation of Texas, compiled from a series of newspaper columns.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Adams, Charles Francis
Partner: UNT Libraries

Thoughts on the proposed annexation of Texas to the United States

Description: A book containing Theodor Sedgwick’s opinions about the annexation of Texas to the United States. The book contains discussions of issues that arise if Texas is annexed to the United States Union. A couple of the issues addressed are slavery and diplomatic relations between Texas and Mexico.
Date: January 1, 1844
Creator: Sedgwick, Theodore
Partner: UNT Libraries

A history of greater Dallas and vicinity, Vol. 2

Description: A history of the settlement of the Dallas area. This volume includes profiles and biographies on citizens of Dallas and the surrounding area. Also includes profiles of several local businesses.
Date: 1909
Creator: Lindsley, Philip
Partner: UNT Libraries

A history of greater Dallas and vicinity, Vol. 1

Description: A history of the settlement of the Dallas area. Includes profiles on the Peters Colony; John Neely Bryan; early settlers; Civil War and Reconstruction; railroads; industry and trade; and other matters up to 1907.
Date: 1909
Creator: Lindsley, Philip
Partner: UNT Libraries

Sixty years in Texas

Description: Sketches of the old pioneers of Dallas County, especially the Jackson family.
Date: 1908
Creator: Jackson, George
Partner: UNT Libraries