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[Photograph of Grave Marker]

Description: Photograph of a grave marker in a graveyard among other grave markers. There is no text on the marker. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Alabama-Coushatta Reservation, Polk Co., Texas."
Date: June 9, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Painted Rocks on the Concho River]

Description: Photograph of three rock slabs with painted symbols on them. A printed note on the back of the photograph says, "Painted Rocks, on Concho river at Paint Rock, Texas. Signs painted with unknown red mixture which is indelible. Painted by Indians."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard to M. M. Matlock from his Brother]

Description: Postcard to M. M. Matlock from his brother with a tinted photograph of "Chief Iron Tail, Indian Squaws and Papooses at Buffalo Bill's Wild West." The note on the back of the card discusses activities taking place back home as M. M. Matlock is at officer's school in South Carolina.
Date: 1913-01-31~
Partner: Murphy Historical Society Inc.

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

"Between the Creeks"

Description: Compiled transcriptions of newspaper articles written by Gwen Pettit about the local history of Allen, Texas. The articles are organized by topic, including land & prairie, Indians, cattle trails, Republic of Texas, Lyndon Baines Johnson, churches, schools, Sam Bass, late 1800s, Civil War, early 1900s, holiday stories, founding families, early roads, early Lucas, early Fairview, H&TC Railroad, photos & sketches, poems, and other articles.
Date: July 2006
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Partner: UNT Libraries

Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

Description: Map showing "Trammel's Trace," the first road from the north (present-day Arkansas) into Texas, used around 1800. It includes notations for abandoned settlements, modern cities, and Caddo villages documented from 1800 to 1840, as well as other historic roads used at the time of Trammel's Trace.
Date: 2015
Creator: Pinkerton, Gary
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Recollections of Boerne and Kendall County

Description: A book of histories, stories, documents, images, letters, and lists relevant to Kendall County's growth and development. The contents focus on the people, geography, and topography of the area. The book also features accounts from eyewitnesses and experts.
Date: 1949/1999
Creator: Gray, Edith A.
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

Early Swedish Settlers

Description: Historical survey of the history of Swedish communities in McCulloch County, especially the East Sweden area and Soldiers Waterhole historic marker. This report contains compiled stories, correspondence, and tables.
Date: 1971/1972
Creator: McCulloch County Historical Survey Committee
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Printed Edict from the Marques de Croix]

Description: Printed edict from the Marques de Croix to the Justicia de Laredo informing him, and the other parish priests and magistrates, of the importance of teaching Indians the Spanish language so that they can be taught Christianity.
Date: October 10, 1769
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Orders from José Ramón Bustamente]

Description: Copy of an official communication from Nemesio Salsedo giving notice that troops from Laredo and a large group of Lipans attacked Comanches. According to the rest of the document Salsedo requests that proper dispositions be taken to prevent further attacks and maintain peace with the Comanches.
Date: 1804-09-20?
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Two Announcements from José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente]

Description: Two documents from José Ramón Díaz de Bustamente calling the province to arms in case the insurrection were to spread into Nuevo Santander; de Bustamente says Indians are to have a bow and 50 arrows apiece. He also calls on parish priests to animate the Indians to the Spanish cause instead of the insurrection.
Date: 1810-11~
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library