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Aunt Puss & Others: Old Days in the Piney Woods

Description: Collection of memorable and comical stories about Emma Wilson Emery's family members, including her Aunt Puss, Uncle Lum, Uncle Noah, Aunt Chlo and others.
Date: 1969
Creator: Emery, Emma Wilson
Partner: UNT Press

East Texas.

Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Soil Survey of Jefferson County, Texas

Description: Text describes climate, agriculture, and soils of Jefferson County, Texas.
Date: November 10, 1915
Creator: Carter, William T. (William Thomas); Schoenmann, L. R. (Lee Roy Adolph); Bushnell, T. M. (Thomas Mark) & Maxon, E. T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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: 1941
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Program for the Twenty-Sixth Western Area Conference of The Links, Incorporated, July 1983

Description: This booklet contains greetings, a program of events, and committee membership lists for the 26th Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc. The conference is a biennial meeting of chapters of The Links, Inc. located in the western United States. The theme for this year's conference is "Making History -- Providing Hope."
Date: July 1983
Creator: Links, Inc. Western Area.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore

Description: Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including stories about hunting, warfare, religion, Texas traditions, and other miscellaneous folk tales. The index begins on page 149.
Date: 1972
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

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

[Thomas Jefferson High School Classes of 1943 55-Year Reunion]

Description: Book compiled for the 55th reunion of graduates from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, Texas including photographs of students who graduated in January or May 1943 with contact information, as well as a schedule of events for the reunion and related information.
Date: 1998
Creator: Class of 1943 Reunion Committee
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Thomas Jefferson High School Classes of 1943 40-Year Reunion]

Description: Book compiled for the 40th reunion of graduates from Thomas Jefferson High School in Port Arthur, Texas including photographs of students who graduated in January or May 1943 with contact information, as well as a schedule of events for the reunion and related information.
Date: 1983
Creator: Class of 1943 Reunion Committee
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Sabine Pass, Texas: A Few Facts concerning the Harbor and Town

Description: Pamphlet about Sabine Pass, Texas gives an overview of the area and its potential as an area of trade and industry. According to the start of the text, "The object of this pamphlet is to present such facts in a strightforward manner as it will enable the fairminded investigator to draw just conclusions [...] to call attention to the advantages of Sabine Pass as the natural site, and where the most favorable conditions exist, for the building of a city upon Sabine Pass Harbor" (p. 3).
Date: 1898
Creator: Sabine Land & Improvement Company
Partner: UNT Libraries

[McFaddin Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook containing photographs, newspaper and magazine clippings, and other items collected about the McFaddin family and home in Beaumont, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Photo Album of Mamie McFaddin]

Description: Photograph album containing a number of images pasted on the pages, some with handwritten annotations. A note on the inside cover says "Mamie Louis McFadden, 1906 McFaddin [...], Beaumont, Texas -- Given to me with all Mexican pictures by Frank Pickrell at El Paso, Texas."
Date: 1906~
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Guide to the McFaddin-Ward House Manuscript Collection

Description: Book containing an inventory list of various collected papers at McFaddin-Ward Museum. Each entry is given a description of the items, a full inventory, and separation sheets.
Date: 1996
Creator: McFaddin-Ward House Museum. Collections Department.
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Soil Survey of Jefferson and Orange Counties, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Jefferson and Orange Counties, Texas.
Date: June 2006
Creator: Crenwelge, Gerald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Inventory of county records, Jefferson County Courthouse, Beaumont, Texas, Volume 3

Description: Inventory of records of Jefferson County housed in the Jefferson County Courthouse in Beaumont, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the District Clerk, District Attorney, County Court, Adult Probation, Juvenile Probation, Justice of the Peace, Sheriff, and Constable. Also provides a list of Jefferson County records and an index.
Date: 1979
Creator: Jefferson County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Jefferson County Courthouse, Beaumont, Texas, Volume 1

Description: Inventory of records of Jefferson County housed in the Jefferson County Courthouse in Beaumont, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk, County Engineer, and Veterans County Service Officer. Also provides a list of Jefferson County records and an index.
Date: 1979
Creator: Jefferson County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Jefferson County Courthouse, Beaumont, Texas, Volume 2

Description: Inventory of records of Jefferson County housed in the Jefferson County Courthouse in Beaumont, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Tax Assessor-Collector, County Treasurer, Auditor, and Purchasing Agent. Also provides a list of Jefferson County records and an index.
Date: 1979
Creator: Jefferson County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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