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Log Cabin Village: A History and Guide

Description: Book about the historical Log Cabin Village in Fort Worth, Texas. Includes the histories of the log cabins preserved in the Village, as well as information regarding everyday life in frontier Texas such as cabin construction and milling corn. Contains numerous pictures of log cabins, tools, and furniture from the period.
Date: 1980
Creator: Jordan-Bychkov, Terry G., 1938-2003
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Cold Springs Log Cabin School]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Cold Springs Log Cabin School in Denison, Texas. Text: Pioneers, who were camped near a spring on property of William S. Reeves (1794-1879) while waiting for their land grants, build this one-room schoolhouse about 1855. The leader of the group was William L. Holder (1820-1876) later used the cabin as a residence. In 1974 the structure was moved to the Old Settlers Village and restored. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1977
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Davis-Ansley Log Cabin Home]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Davis-Ansley Log Cabin Home in Denison, Texas. Text: Blacksmith Micajah C. Davis (1790-1860), one of the founders of Grayson County, erected this cabin about 1840 at Iron Ore Creek Settlement near present Denison. The pioneer home was built of hand-hewn oak logs with a plank floor. Sold in 1870 to Josephus R. Ansley (1826-1873) and his wife Gilley (1826-1915), the cabin was later occupied by their son Will (1861-1952). Mr. and Mrs. John Summers purchased the structure in 1953 and donated it in 1972 to the Old Settlers Village. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1976
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

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 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 & Mersch, Ch. Fr.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Historic Marker Application: Moore Log House]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Minchen House, in Houston, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, narrative, and photographs.
Date: April 29, 1996
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 20, Number 02, Fall, 2008

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Four Educators: Four Independent Spirits."
Date: 2008
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

The Golden Log

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular Texas folklore, including information about unusual Texas place names, folktales about spiders, folktales about witchcraft, ghosts and superstitions, and information about early petroleum geologists. The index begins on page 167.
Date: 1962
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press