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An Audit Report on Property Reported as Lost or Stolen

Description: Report of the Texas State Auditor's Office related to the results of statistical testing at four agencies and universities indicating that state property with a total book value of $12.8 million may be missing, and opportunities for improvements in property management procedures which could reduce the risk of loss or theft of state assets.
Date: June 2001
Creator: Texas. Office of the State Auditor.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Stories of the Old Land Office

Description: Pamphlet printed by the Texas Capital Visitor's Center. Contains a foreward and two O. Henry short stories: "Bexar Scrip 2692" and "Georgia's Ruling." Both stories take place in the old land office building where O. Henry worked as a draftsman, and both are about Texas land grants.
Date: 2001~
Creator: Henry, O., 1862-1910
Partner: Texas General Land Office

My Land, My Heritage, My Hope

Description: Paper submitted to the Junior Historical Society state writing contest held by the Texas State Historical Society, discussing historical landmarks, landscape, and people of Marfa. This written speech accompanied photographic slides (noted in the text with slide numbers).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Ruins near Marfa]

Description: Photograph of stone ruins surrounded by desert brush near Marfa, Texas. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Because of the presence of the U.S. Army, and help provided by the Texas Rangers and Border Patrol, many raids were prevented. Still, ranchers and their families were slaughtered and their stock stolen" (pp. 8-9).
Date: unknown
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Tracks on the Land: Stories of Immigrants, Outlaws, Artists, and Other Texans Who Left Their Mark on the Lone Star State

Description: Book containing articles by Texas high school students regarding local histories. Histories of pioneer and immigrant families, businesses, methods of travel, and development are included.
Date: 1985
Creator: De Boe, David C. (David Cornelius), 1942- & Ragsdale, Kenneth Baxter, 1917-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The War in Texas; A Review of Facts and Circumstances, showing that this contest is a Crusade Against Mexico, set on foot by Slaveholders, Land Speculators, &c. In Order to Re-Establish, Extend, and Perpetuate the System of Slavery and the Slave Trade.

Description: Opinion piece describing the history and reasons for the Texas Revolution, including the position that it was intended to support slavery in Texas.
Date: 1837
Creator: Lundy, Benjamin, 1789-1839
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cosmopolitan Hand-book of Rules and Tables

Description: Educational book about business and agriculture. Includes tables for conversions of various weights and measures, population and census data, information for making purchases and sales in agriculture, and business advice, along with an extensive section of advertisements.
Date: 1884
Creator: Coryell, E. E.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Partner: UNT Libraries