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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

Soil survey of Dallas County, Texas

Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Dallas County, Texas.
Date: 1924
Creator: Carter, William T. (William Thomas); Bauer, A. H.; Stroud, J. F.; Francis, W. B. & Bushnell, T. M. (Thomas Mark)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

Dallas Police Department

Description: This book includes photographs of the Dallas mayor, commissioners, police chief, detectives, mounted police, and other units. Includes a history of the department and biographies of some individuals.
Date: 1910
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Charter, constitution and by-laws, officers and members of Sterling Price Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Camp No. 31: organized, October 13th, 1889, in the city of Dallas, Texas.

Description: This book includes the charter, constitution and by-laws of the Sterling Price Camp of the United Confederate Veterans, including a roster of members with their rank and unit affiliations.
Date: 1893
Creator: United Confederate Veterans. Texas Division. Sterling Price Camp No. 31.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Dallas, Texas

Description: A book featuring a collection of views of Dallas, including: the Old Red Courthouse; a birds eye view of Dallas; the Carnegie Library; Main Street Scene; Post Office; Confederate Monument; City Hall; National Exchange Bank; City National Bank; Titche-Goettinger Co.; Oriental Hotel; Sanger Bros. Building; Columbia School; William B. Travis School; Central High School; City Park; Catholic Cathedral of Sacred Heart; Jewish Temple Emanuel; St. Matthews Cathedral, Episcopal; Methodist Church; St Paul's Sanitarium; Ursuline Convent; St. Mary's College.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.

Description: This book is a biographical view of Dallas, Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Dallas history. The book has various content including: biographies of all of the U.S. Presidents; a list of Dallas County pioneers from 1841-1850; an overview of Dallas history; and hundreds of brief biographies, including some illustrations.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Partner: Dallas Public Library

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

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

The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest

Description: This text gives an overview of the places and resources in Texas with an emphasis on the locations where the railroads run through the state. Indexes start on page 220.
Date: 1896
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway
Partner: UNT Libraries

The WPA Dallas Guide and History

Description: This book gives an overview of the city of Dallas, Texas including statistics about the people and businesses as well as background information regarding the government, businesses, and social aspects of the city. The book also gives information about tourism and points of interest in the city and in Dallas County. Index starts on page 421.
Date: 1992
Creator: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the City of Dallas
Partner: UNT Press

Fresh Ink: Behind the Scenes at a Major Metropolitan Newspaper

Description: This book describes the work done at the Dallas Morning News newspaper office by taking a "behind-the-scenes" approach to discuss story selection, journalistic decisions, staff contributions, and community reactions. Although the text focuses on the week from November 4-10, 1991, it also looks at the history of the Dallas Morning News and major accomplishments of the newspaper.
Date: 1995
Creator: Gelsanliter, David
Partner: UNT Press

A City Plan for Dallas

Description: Report of the Park Board in Dallas, Texas, including the text of the proposed city plan, called the "Kessler Plan." The plan describes suggested changes to the city including building levees; creating a belt railroad; building a union station; creating freight terminals; organizing a civic center; eliminating railroad grade crossings in downtown districts; extending roads in downtown areas; building parks, parkways, and boulevards; and adding playgrounds throughout the city. The text includes accompanying drawings and illustrations. The fiscal report of the Park Board is included at the end of the book.
Date: 1911
Creator: Kessler, George E.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Statistics and Information Concerning the State of Texas

Description: This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page).
Date: 1890
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

Soil Survey of Dallas County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Dallas County, Texas.
Date: 1980
Creator: Coffee, Daniel R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Texas Surgeon: an Autobiography

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Donald Taylor Atkinson tells "the story of the life of a world-renowned doctor who overcame tremendous financial obstacles in order to gain an education" (vii). The author chronicles his family's history, his upbringing in Canada, as well as his journey towards becoming a surgeon in Texas.
Date: 1958
Creator: Atkinson, Donald Taylor
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales and Talk

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including traveling anecdotes, folk ballads, folklore in natural history, as well as information about black and white magic, Western animals, and cattle brands. The index begins on page 259.
Date: 1953
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 3, 1971-2000

Description: Book containing information about the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society, information about past presidents of the Society, and Society by-laws. The index begins on page 219.
Date: 2000
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press