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Texas Beach & Bay Access Guide

Description: Guide from the Texas General Land Office providing information about public access sites along the Texas coastline. It contains general information for each county including population, area, kinds of recreation a brief history, and a chart of public sites and services, as well as maps highlighting beaches, parks, recreation facilities, and wildlife areas.
Date: 2001~
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of Letter Concerning the Colony of Brazoria]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, discussing the colony of Brazoria, which is experiencing civil unrest, and the men they plan to send, including Santa Anna. They report that the civil unrest was caused by only a few men, and that the colony feels patriotically towards Mexico.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Jacob I. Rodriguez - 1950-11-03]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera, LULAC First National Vice-President, to Jacob I. Rodriguez, LULAC District 5 Governor, dated November 3, 1950. Explains process of Houston LULAC Council offer to hold the Texas Regional LULAC Convention in Houston on January 20 and 21, 1950. Also discusses a November 12th LULAC meeting in Wharton County to meet with prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties.
Date: November 3, 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to League of United Latin American Citizens members - 1950]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to LULAC members, handwritten date of 1950 on bottom of page. This letter is a notice to LULAC members of a day-long LULAC meeting sponsored by the Wharton County LULAC council for prospective members from Matagorda, Brazoria, Wharton, Fort Bend, Jackson and Victoria counties. It covers the agenda, speakers, and points to be discussed.
Date: 1950
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Transcript of file of documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence, November 25, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a file with multiple documents concerning Santa Anna and issues relating to Texas's independence. Documents include: 1. a copy of the secret treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 2. a statement by Santa Anna to Texas; 3. a copy of the public treaty between Santa Anna and Texas; 4. a memorandum regarding the treaties and communications with the United States; 5. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Collinsworth and Grayson; 6. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to an unknown recipient; 7. a letter from Stephen F. Austin to T. H. Benton; 8. a letter from Sam Houston to Andrew Jackson; and 9. a description of the boundaries and size of Texas by Stephen F. Austin.
Date: November 25, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of table of contents from Stephen F. Austin's letter and memorandum album, and a letter from Stephen F. Austin to President Andrew Jackson, July 4, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for the table of contents for Stephen F. Austin's letter and memorandum album. The document also includes a copy of a letter from Stephen F. Austin to President Jackson, in which Austin encourages the United States to mediate in ending the war between Texas and Mexico.
Date: July 4, 1836
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History