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Road to Destiny

Description: Book discussing the rise and fall of a Quaker settlement on the Llano Estacado, which Paris Cox founded in the early 1880s.
Date: 2018
Creator: Ellis, Temple Ann, 1878-1963
Partner: UNT Libraries

Miss Ella of the Deep South of Texas

Description: Historical narrative of the life of Ellen Talbot and the region of Texas the author calls the "Deep South of Texas," meaning that area near the Gulf that combines elements of the West with those of the Deep South.
Date: 2018
Creator: Allen, Arda Talbot, 1889-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Merchant to the Republic

Description: Biographical account of the Dieterich Family's life in Texas from around 1834 to 1860, including details concerning the Santa Fe Expedition. Index begins on page 207.
Date: 2018
Creator: Bonham, Dora Dieterich, 1902-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Road to Destiny

Description: Book discussing the rise and fall of a Quaker settlement on the Llano Estacado, which Paris Cox founded in the early 1880s.
Date: 1939
Creator: Ellis, Temple Ann, 1878-1963
Partner: UNT Libraries

Miss Ella of the Deep South of Texas

Description: Historical narrative of the life of Ellen Talbot and the region of Texas the author calls the "Deep South of Texas," meaning that area near the Gulf that combines elements of the West with those of the Deep South.
Date: 1951
Creator: Allen, Arda Talbot, 1889-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Merchant to the Republic

Description: Biographical account of the Dieterich Family's life in Texas from around 1834 to 1860, including details concerning the Santa Fe Expedition. Index begins on page 207.
Date: 1958
Creator: Bonham, Dora Dieterich, 1902-
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas

Description: Book containing details of Texas during the Anglo settlement of Texas during the early half of the nineteenth century as described by Mary Austin Holley. Includes information for settlers, including colonization laws, the Mexican Constitution, information on the land and its environs, and the people of Texas.
Date: 2017
Creator: Holley, Mary Austin, 1784-1846
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

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: 2017
Creator: Edward, David B. (David Barnett), 1790-1870
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

In the Bosom of the Comanches: A Thrilling Tale of Savage Indian Life, Massacre and Captivity Truthfully Told by a Surviving Captive

Description: Memoir of Theodore 'Dot' Babb, describing his experiences when he and several others were taken captive in the 1865 by Comanches near present-day Decatur, Texas and what happened after he was released.
Date: 2017
Creator: Babb, T. A. (Theodore Adolphus), 1852-1936
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

From Hell to Breakfast

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including religious anecdotes, stories about Native American dances, stories about petroleum and oil fields, folk songs, legends, customs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 205.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Texian Stomping Grounds

Description: Collection containing sketches of post-war life in East Texas, including descriptions of early recreations and games, stories about Southern food and cooking, religious anecdotes, Negro folk tales, a first-hand account of a Negro folk play about the life of Christ, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 159.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Riding for the Lone Star: Frontier Cavalry and the Texas Way of War, 1822-1865

Description: Historical description of military operations organized into eight chapters covering frontier Texas: [1] Tribal Warfare of Colonial Tejas, 1822-1835, [2] The War for Texian Independence, 1835-1836, [3] Conflicts of the Early Texas Republic, 1836-1838, [4] Conflicts of the Middle Texas Republic, 1838-1840, [5] Conflicts of the Late Texas Republic, 1841-1845, [6] The Mexican-American War, 1846-1848, [7] Conflicts of Antebellum Texas, 1846-1861, and [8] The War for Confederate Independence, 1861-1865. Index starts on page 393.
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Date: February 2016
Creator: Jennings, Nathan A.
Partner: UNT Press

Lost and Found; or Three Months with the Wild Indians: A Brief Sketch of the Life of Ole T. Nystel, Embracing his Experience While in Captivity to the Comanches, and Subsequent Liberation from Them

Description: Autobiography of the life of Ole T. Nystel, detailing his early childhood, and his time spent as a Comanche captive. This book contains photographs of Nystel, and family members as well as a map of Bosque County and the surrounding area. Notes begin on page 25.
Date: 1994
Creator: Nystel, Ole T., 1853-1930.
Partner: Cleng Peerson Research Library at the Bosque Museum

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

Texas

Description: Book containing details of Texas during the Anglo settlement of Texas during the early half of the nineteenth century as described by Mary Austin Holley. Includes information for settlers, including colonization laws, the Mexican Constitution, information on the land and its environs, and the people of Texas.
Date: 1990
Creator: Holley, Mary Austin, 1784-1846
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

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

Panhandle Pilgrimage: Illustrated Tales Tracing History in the Texas Panhandle

Description: This text covers the history of the Panhandle region of the state of Texas from prehistory through 1978. The chapters are organized chronologically and include segments devoted to the first towns, historically significant persons, and other events in the area along with photographs, maps, and other illustrations.
Date: 1978
Creator: Robertson, Pauline Durrett & Robertson, R. L.
Partner: Canyon Area Library

From Hell to Breakfast

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including religious anecdotes, stories about Native American dances, stories about petroleum and oil fields, folk songs, legends, customs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 205.
Date: 1944
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press