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How to Conquer Texas, Before Texas Conquers Us

Description: Pamphlet discussing the geography of Texas and some political issues surrounding the annexation of Texas into the United States.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Hale, Edward Everett, Sr., 1822-1909
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letters Relating to the History of Annexation

Description: Compilation of two letters written by Anson Jones related to the annexation of the Republic of Texas by the United States, along with four appendices that provide text of various legislative and legal documents, articles from contemporaneous newspaper articles, and other related text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Jones, Anson, 1798-1858
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A Brochure, Titled "Mineral Wells - A Town Built on Water"]

Description: One side of a fold-out brochure produced by the Mineral Wells Chamber of Commerce, probably during the City's centennial year, 1981 is shown here. On the reverse side is a statement: "Mineral Wells, a Texas Main Street City, looks back over a century of history rich with the tales of early day ranching and the discovery of mineral water and its medicinal qualities." Color photographs of the city and its scenic area landmarks are contained in the brochure, along with a listing of some annual l… more
Date: 1981~
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Three Railroads to Mineral Wells

Description: A pamphlet, containing a brief history of the Weatherford, Mineral Wells and Northwestern Railway, the Gulf and Brazos Valley Railway, and the Gulf, Texas and Western Railway is shown here. It has a map of rail routes, photographs, and copies of schedules with ticket prices.
Date: 1976
Creator: Payne, H. L.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Denton Business Review and Directory

Description: This Denton business review was published as a guide for the farmers and residents of Denton county outside of the city. The directory includes descriptions of Denton's agricultural resources, commercial advantages, and business institutions.
Date: May 1890
Partner: Denton Public Library

31 Men With Vision

Description: The booklet contains a brief history of Denton County National Bank's conception and first seventy-five years of operation, including photographs of the thirty-one men who petitioned the Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. for the right to form a national bank in 1892.
Date: 1967-01~
Creator: Drenner, William E.
Partner: Denton Public Library

Denton Arts Complex

Description: Floor plans and details for the Denton Arts Complex.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Annual Banquet of the Ex-Students' Association of the College of Industrial Arts]

Description: Annual Banquet of the Ex-Students' Association of the College of Industrial Arts. Honoring the classes of 1907, 1917, 1927, and their "Little Sister" classes. Held at Brackenridge Hall on June 4, 1927. The program contains a menu and order of services for the banquet, as well as the association officers and committee members. The Program was illustrated by Coreen Mary Spellman (who was also on the Decoration Committee) and printed by the CIA Print Shop on cream paper and blue cloth: the cover m… more
Date: 1927-06-04?
Creator: Ex-Students' Association
Partner: Denton Public Library

Texas, the Home for the Emigrant, From Everywhere.

Description: Pamphlet describing various parts of Texas -- including geography, climate, natural resources, industries, and other information -- with the intention of encouraging immigration to the state.
Date: 1875
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Immigration.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

1891. Announcement of Closing Exercises of Texas Normal College

Description: Announcement and invitation to the closing exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas in 1891. The closing exercises include a musicale by students of the Department of Music on June 17, exercises by the Scientific Class on June 18, and annual commencement and presentation of diplomas on June 19. The invitation was printed on Argyle Linen paper and bears their watermark.
Date: 1891-06-10~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Program: Texas Normal College. Junior Scientifics of 1892]

Description: Program for the graduating exercises and commencement of the Junior Scientifics, Texas Normal College in 1892. It includes a list of graduates and a list of performances and orations by students. The library assumes that the program once belonged to Mrs. William Williams (Effie Wright) of 516 W. Oak St. as her name is written on the first page.
Date: 1892-07-28?
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Commencement, Texas Normal College, July 30, 1892]

Description: Program for the commencement at Texas Normal College on July 30, 1892, includes a list of graduates and order of exercises. The library has five copies of the commencement in various colors. They belonged to Effie Wright who was in the Scientific Class of 1892.
Date: 1892-07-30?
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Souvenir Booklet: 1896-97 North Texas Normal College, Denton]

Description: Souvenir booklet from the North Texas Normal College in Denton includes information about the terms of the college, a photograph of the college building, a list of faculty, coursework, information about musical instruction, a photograph of the chapel, and other relevant information. The name of Mrs. William (Effie Wright) Williams living at 516 W. Oak Street, has been written on the back in ink. We presume that she was the donor of the booklet.
Date: 1896
Creator: North Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

Ninth Annual Reception Alumni Association Denton High School

Description: The program for the Ninth Annual Reception of the Alumni Association at Denton High School on May 20, 1915, at Elks Hall contains an order of addresses, a list of toasts, and the lyrics to "Auld Lang Syne." The program was printed on cream paper with a watermark that says, "Dresden Paper," which meant it was produced by the Dresden Paper Mills Co. out of Dresden, Maine.
Date: 1915-05-20~
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Making Neighbors of the People of the Dallas and Denton Counties and the Towns of Denton, Garza, Lewisville, Carrollton, Farmers Branch and Dallas]

Description: This pamphlet book contains a brief history of the Dallas-Terrell line and then an explanation of the Dallas-Denton line of the Texas Interurban Railway. This is followed by a two-page spread consisting of a photograph and a brief sketch (each) for Dallas, Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Lewisville, Garza, and Denton. Letters of congratulations from Terrell, Forney, and Mesquite, Texas. A small map of the Texas Interurban Railway and the schedule and connections.
Date: 1925~
Creator: Texas Interurban Railway
Partner: Denton Public Library

Commencement Exercises John B. Denton College

Description: John B. Denton College hosted commencement exercises on June 12, 1902, at Wright's Opera House. This programme contains a list of graduates and an order of services.
Date: June 12, 1902
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Commencement: Virginia Military Institute. Corps of Cadet, 1908]

Description: The booklet contains information about the commencement week in June, 1908 for the Virginia Military Institute. The booklet also includes a program of exercises and lists of officers and patrons.
Date: 1908
Creator: Virginia Military Institute
Partner: Denton Public Library

Sanger Community Fair, Sept. 14-19, 1927

Description: Booklet for the Sanger Community Fair on September 14-17, 1927. The booklet contains several advertisements for Sanford area businesses, a program of parade and fair events, a list of committee members, a photograph and list of members of the Sanger Fire Department, and other information about the fair.
Date: 1927-09-14?
Creator: Sanger Fair Association
Partner: Denton Public Library

Who is W. T. Eldridge?

Description: Pamphlet taking a position against the prison reform ideas of W.T. Eldridge, a businessman who ran the Imperial Sugar Company. The political commentary is addressed to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Legislative Investigating Committee, and the Members of the Legislature of Texas. It includes several letters, question-and-answer transcripts and other documentation discussing Texas legislation and policies related to prisons.
Date: August 1913
Creator: Dunovant, Adelia A.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Flyer for Ku Klux Klan Day]

Description: Printed handbill advertising Ku Klux Klan and Klan-related events at the Texas State Fair in Dallas, Texas, dated Wednesday, October 24, [1923]. Reverse side contains application for membership in the Ku Klux Klan.
Date: 1923
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Who is W. T. Eldridge?

Description: Pamphlet taking a position against the prison reform ideas of W.T. Eldridge, a businessman who ran the Imperial Sugar Company. The political commentary is addressed to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Legislative Investigating Committee, and the Members of the Legislature of Texas. It includes several letters, question-and-answer transcripts and other documentation discussing Texas legislation and policies related to prisons.
Date: August 1913
Creator: Dunovant, Adelia A.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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