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Fannin County Folks & Facts

Description: Compilation of information and stories about Fannin County, Texas including chapters for the history of the county, home life, vocations, education, transportation, activities, and family histories.
Date: 1977
Creator: Bonham Public Library
Partner: Fannin County Historical Commission

Women Tell the Story of the Southwest

Description: Historical accounts of the pioneer women on the frontier in Texas. This volume contains these women's experiences in the American Southwest. Index begins on page 377.
Date: 1940
Creator: Wooten, Mattie Lloyd
Partner: UNT Libraries

Spur-of-the-Cock

Description: Collected miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Mayo Indians, Mexican folk plays, folk songs, information about Texas cacti and other folklore. The index begins on page 110.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

University of North Texas Alumni Directory, 1994

Description: Directory containing alphabetical and geographic lists of all known alumni of University of North Texas through October 1993. Married women are listed with their maiden names in parentheses.
Date: 1994
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mexico and Mexicans in the Making of the United States

Description: Collection of essays about the history of influence of Mexican and Hispanic economic, political, and cultural interactions have affected the development of the United States throughout its history. Index starts on page 315.
Date: 2013
Creator: Tutino, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

County Mapbook of Texas, 2014

Description: A book of maps of all the county roads in Texas with an index of all the roads and highways by county.
Date: November 2014
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation. Transportation Planning and Programming Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Military History of the West: Volume 41

Description: Annual publication of the University of North Texas detailing military history in the western United States.
Date: 2011
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Photographic Collections in Texas: A Union Guide

Description: Union guide to photographs in Texas, "held by libraries, historical societies, universities, museums, government agencies, corporations, and other public entities" (p. xi). Entries are organized according to the institution that owns the items and includes some related access information; additional notes about the text are included in the introduction and a separate section labeled "Organization of the Entries" (starting on page xiii). Geographic index starts on page 347; personal name index begins on page 353; photographer index begins on page 367.
Date: 1987
Creator: Pearce-Moses, Richard
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Scrapbook: Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Volume 1]

Description: Scrapbook of materials documenting the activities and history of the Abilene Fine Arts Museum in Abilene, Texas during the 1930s and 1940s. It includes newspaper clippings, photographs, postcards, invitations, programs, booklets, letters, and exhibition information.
Date: 1937/1942
Creator: Abilene Fine Arts Museum (Tex.)
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1944-1945]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1944 to 1945 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The cover of this album is from Federation News, May 1945. Miss A.M. Carpenter is listed as the chairman of the Art Unit. Memorabilia include catalogues and clippings of art shows in Abilene. One exhibit, sponsored jointly by the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and the United States Marine Corps, was entitled "Combat Art" by Sgt. Sherman Loudermilk. This book contains clippings and postcards about Camp Barkeley, the World War II training camp established outside of Abilene, and the USO activities on Second Street.
Date: 1944/1945
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1945-1946]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1945 to 1946 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The study theme for this year was "Art Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." The Art Unit and Forum officers and program is listed. Museum information includes proposed exhibits.
Date: 1945/1946
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1

Description: First volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has two parts, starting with a reprint of "History of Texas, 1685-1845" by Henderson Yoakum (original text with additional notes). The second part contains a series of essays on various aspects Texas history, broken into 19 chapters. Index starts on page 849.
Date: 1898
Creator: Wooten, Dudley G.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A History of Stonewall County

Description: History of Stonewall County, including town and communities, county schools, churches and cemeteries, industries, organizations and clubs, family histories, memorials, and memories.
Date: 1979
Creator: Stonewall County Historical Commission
Partner: Stonewall County Library

Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore

Description: Collection of Tex-Mex folklore and related essays, including papers presented at Texas Folklore Society meetings. The book is organized into four topical categories: I. Remembering Our Ancestors, II. Texas-Mexican Folklore, III. Miscellaneous Memorabilia, and IV. The Family Saga (Cont'd).
Date: November 15, 2004
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L.
Partner: UNT Press

The History of Texas; or, the Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and Productions of That Country: Arranged Geographically from Personal Observation and Experience

Description: Book containing a history of Texas and acts as a guide to the area during period of Anglo colonization. Includes observations of the land, critiques of the people who lived there, and a translated Mexican Constitution. Index starts on page 339.
Date: 1990
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Spanish Explorers in the Southern United States, 1528-1543

Description: Book containing three translated narratives of early Spanish explorers in what would become the Southern United States. This includes the paths taken by the explorers, the people they encountered, and hardships they endured.
Date: 1984
Creator: Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 16th cent. & Castañeda de Nájera, Pedro de, 16th cent.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Basic Texas Books: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library

Description: Annotated bibliography of 224 books about Texas history prior to 1940, including bibliographic details and critical discussion points for each, such as the author's opinions, the opinions of other critics, background on the author and writing of the book, strengths and weaknesses of the text, representative quotations, and references to other books. It also contains an appendix of additional bibliographies to Texas history. Index starts on page 617.
Date: 1988
Creator: Jenkins, John Holmes
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Portable Handbook of Texas

Description: Book containing a brief history Texas from prehistoric times to the end of the twentieth century. Following this is a series of alphabetical arranged articles which cover various aspects of Texas history, including significant communities, people, institutions, and agencies.
Date: 2000
Creator: Barkley, Roy R., 1941- & Odintz, Mark F., 1953-
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Army Exploration in the American West, 1803-1863

Description: Book containing the history of the role of the United States Army and its Topographical Engineers in exploring lands west of the Mississippi River between 1838 and 1863. This includes surveys of battlefronts, railroads, and boundaries.
Date: 1991
Creator: Goetzmann, William H.
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

A Cowman's Wife

Description: Autobiographical anecdotes by Mary Rak about running a cattle ranch with her husband in Arizona. Index starts on page 293.
Date: 1993
Creator: Rak, Mary Kidder, 1879-1958
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Worley's Directory of El Paso, Texas, 1914

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1914
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Worley's Directory of El Paso, U. S. A., 1915

Description: General directory for El Paso, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1914
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso

Buck's Directory of El Paso for 1902

Description: Directory for El Paso, Texas includes: address listings for businesses and individuals, advertisements from local businesses, listings of government officials, a postal guide, a business directory, a directory for Chihuahua, Mexico, and a review of El Paso's development.
Date: 1902
Creator: Buck Directory Company
Partner: University of Texas at El Paso