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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Arrangement of Series:

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Biographical Records

Classified Correspondence

General Correspondence

Business Records

Literary Productions

Literary Productions of Others

Research Material

Teaching Records

Transcripts

Miscellaneous

Oversize Material

Photographic Material

Research Files of Walter Rundell, Jr.

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Walter Prescott Webb Papers, 1857-1966



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Webb, Walter Prescott, 1888-1963
Title: Walter Prescott Webb papers
Dates: 1857-1966
Abstract: Historian Walter Prescott Webb taught at the University of Texas at Austin (1918-1963), served as director of the Texas State Historical Association (1939-1946), and authored ground-breaking works on the history of Texas and the American West.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.00344
Extent: 42 linear feet
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Historian Walter Prescott Webb (1888-1963) was born in rural Panola County, Texas, later moving with his family to a farm near Ranger, Texas. The young Webb showed an early interest in writing and appealed to magazine editor William Ellery Hinds for help. Hinds encouraged Webb, who graduated from Ranger High School and began teaching at a variety of small Texas schools. With Hinds' assistance, Webb enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin and earned a bachelor of arts degree in 1915 and married Jane Elizabeth Oliphant in 1916. He was asked to join the History Department faculty at the University of Texas in 1918, concurrently writing his master's thesis on the Texas Rangers and earning a master's degree in 1920.

After an unsuccessful attempt at doctoral work at the University of Chicago, Webb returned to Austin and wrote the seminal work The Great Plains in 1931. The book gained widespread acclaim as a new interpretation of the American West and was largely the basis for the University of Texas awarding Webb a Ph.D. in 1932. From 1939 to 1946 Webb also served as director of the Texas State Historical Association, where he expanded the Southwestern Historical Quarterly and began compiling an encyclopedia of Texas which was eventually published as the Handbook of Texas.

As a professor at the University of Texas, Webb was well-known for his books and engaging lectures, where he argued two seminal theories: the Great Plains thesis and the Great Frontier thesis. Webb asserted in his Great Plains thesis that westward expansion of Europeans across North America stalled briefly at the 98th meridian where the woodlands of the east gave way to the arid plains of the west. Not until technology adapted to the new environment were settlers able to continue the move west, with innovations such as barbed wire, the windmill, and the six-shooter revolver. In 1952 Webb published The Great Frontier to codify his theory of the same name. Webb argued that the great frontier discovered by Columbus and subsequently explored by countless adventurers and settlers provided the stimulus for the rise of wealth, capitalism, and democracy. Then as the lands were settled and the frontier disappeared (circa 1900), increasing stress on the land triggered the economic and environmental problems of the 20th century.

Webb published The Texas Rangers in 1935, Divide We Stand: The Crisis of a Frontierless Democracy in 1927, More Water for Texas in 1954, and a collection of essays titled An Honest Preface and Other Essays in 1959. His wife Jane passed away in 1960 and in 1961 Webb married Terrell (Dobbs) Maverick (widow of F. Maury Maverick). Webb's life ended abruptly in an automobile accident near Austin on March 8, 1963, and he is buried at the State Cemetery in Austin.

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Arrangement of Series:

  • 1. Biographical Records
  • 2. Classified Correspondence
  • 3. General Correspondence
  • 4. Business Records
  • 5. Literary Productions
  • 6. Literary Productions of Others
  • 7. Research Material
  • 8. Transcripts
  • 9. Teaching Records
  • 10. Photographs
  • 11. Miscellaneous
  • 12. Oversize material
  • 13. Research files of Walter Rundell, Jr.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

Access to glass plate negatives requires an appointment; contact repository for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Bedichek, Roy, 1878-1959
Callicott, William
Hinds, William Ellery
Rainey, Homer P. (Homer Price), 1896-
Rundell, Walter
Webb, Walter Prescott, 1888-1963
Corporate Names
Johnson Institute
Texas Rangers
Texas. Adjutant General's Department
University of Texas at Austin. Department of History
University of Texas at Austin. Office of the President
Subjects
American bison
American literature
Conservation of natural resources
Crime
Economics
Frontier and pioneer life
Geography
Governors
History--Study and teaching
Indians of Mexico
Indians of North America
Law enforcement
Migration, Internal
Politics and government
Ranching
Roads
Teaching
Water
Places
Austin
Flat Top Ranch
Friday Mountain Ranch
Great Plains
Texas
Document Types
Books

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Related Materials

For additional manuscript material, see also:

Texas Authors Manuscript Collection

Additional Walter Prescott Webb material is available at:

The Texas State Library and Archives

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Walter Prescott Webb Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Biographical Records

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2M245 [SRH1230010496] Autobiography
Biographical papers
Biographies of Walter Prescott Webb
Bibliography for Walter Prescott Webb
Academic record
Awards received
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2M246 [SRH1230010497] Scrapbook and notebook
Biographical clippings
Oxford University clippings
Walter P. Webb's history lecture notes as a student
History of Civilization
Schevill's Civilization
History 5--Introduction
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2M247 [SRH1230010498] Medieval History
The Middle Ages
The End of the Middle Ages (1250-1500)
Survey of the Renaissance
History, 1300-1800
The Reformation
Absolute Monarchy
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2M248 [SRH1230010499] French Revolution
Nineteenth Century Europe
Colonization in the Nineteenth Century
Twentieth Century Europe
American Colonial History
Constitutional History of the United States
Political Evolution of the South
The Planter in Politics
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2M249 [SRH1230010500] The West and the Civil War
Reconstruction
History of Western Civilization
Maine Boundary; Oregon and Texas Question; and California
Monroe Doctrine
Historiography
Classification of Historical Materials
Webb's Thesis Outline
Student paper of Walter P. Webb: "A Survey of Ancient Education"
Textbook notes as a student
Miscellaneous class notes as a student
William E. Hinds Material
Manuscript of "The Search for William E. Hinds"
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2M250 [SRH1230010501] Manuscript of "The Finding of William E. Hinds"
Correspondence relating to the publication of "The Search for William E. Hinds," Harper's Magazine, and condensed in Readers Digest , July, 1961, August, 1961
Correspondence between Webb and the Hinds family
Correspondence regarding William E. Hinds
Correspondence between Webb and Hinds
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2M251 [SRH1230010502] Correspondence relating to William E. Hinds--George B. Cortelyou genealogy
Rufus Jarman correspondence relating to William E. Hinds
C.B. Smith correspondence and "A Salute to Walter Prescott Webb and 'The Search for William E. Hinds'" by Cecil Bernard Smith
American response to "The Search for William E. Hinds", March-July, 1961
American response to "The Search for William E. Hinds", August-October, 1961
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2M252 [SRH1230010503] American response to "The Search for William E. Hinds", November, 1961-August, 1963
American response to "The Search for William E. Hinds", undated
Foreign response to "The Search for William E. Hinds"
Response from professional colleagues
Response from former students
Crackpot correspondence
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2M253 [SRH1230010504] Requests for aid--American
Requests for aid--Foreign
Newspaper clippings related to William E. Hinds
Photocopies of letters and pictures used in Hinds article
Correspondence regarding boyhood and background

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Classified Correspondence

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2M253 [SRH1230010504] Andy Adams
Bert Barksdale
Roy Bedichek, October, 1930-April, 1948
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2M254 [SRH1230010505] J. Frank Dobie
F. Duncalf
Educational television
J. Evetts Haley
T.R. Havins
Emerson Hough controversy
Lindley Miller Keasbey
Augustus C. and Laura L. Krey
London Harkness lectures
R.D. Mason
Edith Parker
Charles Pettit
Plains Historical article
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2M255 [SRH1230010506] Publishers, 1921-1945
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2M256 [SRH1230010507] Publishers, 1946-1963, undated
Rockefeller Foundation
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2M257 [SRH1230010508] Santa Elena Canyon Project
Madame Sckerls
A.E. Trombly
University Press
University of Texas, 1915-1948
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2M258 [SRH1230010509] University of Texas, 1948-1963, undated
Stanley Walker
To Mrs. W.P. Webb concerning W.P. Webb, 1966

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General Correspondence

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2M259 [SRH1230010510] 1909
1918-1932
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2M260 [SRH1230010511] 1933-1939
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2M261 [SRH1230010512] February 1939-April 1940
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2M262 [SRH1230010513] May, 1940-April, 1942
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2M263 [SRH1230010514] May, 1942-March, 1944
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2M264 [SRH1230010515] April, 1944-1948
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2M265 [SRH1230010516] 1949-1952
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2M266 [SRH1230010517] 1953-1956
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2M267 [SRH1230010436] 1957-1960
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2M268 [SRH1230010437] 1961-1962
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2M269 [SRH1230010438] May-September, 1962
October, 1962-June, 1963, undated

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Business Records

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2M270 [SRH1230010439] Insurance policies
Weatherford property papers
Friday Mountain Ranch papers
Miscellaneous property papers
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2M271 [SRH1230010440] Tax receipts, 1916-1961
Income tax material, 1931-1959
Notes and bills, 1915-1939
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2M272 [SRH1230010441] Notes and bills, 1940-1962
undated
Bank statements
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2M273 [SRH1230010442] Canceled checks
Check stubs and miscellaneous bank items
Dun's Review ( Business Weekly)
Royalty contracts and copyrights (other than trade books)
Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Church pledge book

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Literary Productions

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2M273 [SRH1230010442] Bibliography of the literary productions of Walter P. Webb
Published Manuscripts
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2M273 [SRH1230010442] The Great Plains, Research notes
Correspondence
Barbed wire
Bibliography
Cartographic
Dry farming
Windmills
Miscellaneous
Chapters II-III
volume
4M428 Miscellaneous
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2M275 [SRH1230010444] The Great Plains, Manuscripts
Chapters V-VI
Chapters IX-X
Book contracts
The Texas Rangers, Research notes
Correspondence
Sam Bass
Eugene Buck testimony
folder
OD1307 William Callicott: large page with notes
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2M276 [SRH1230010445] Civil War
Juan N. Cortina
Freedman's Bureau
W.M. Green
Indians, 1824-1858
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2M277 [SRH1230010446] Indians, 1858-1880
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2M278 [SRH1230010447] Mexican War
Newspaper extracts, 1835-1885, 1923
Palo Alto Fight
Photostats and photocopies
Printed information
Proceedings of Sheriff's Convention of 1879
Reconstruction
State Police
J.A. Tay Co. transcripts
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2M279 [SRH1230010448] Peter H. Bell
Edward Clark
Edmund J. Davis
Sam Houston
Elisha M. Pease
Hardin R Runnels
James W. Throckmorton
Transcripts and Governors' letters, George T. Wood
Officers and companies
Miscellaneous
Chapters I-IV
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2M280 [SRH1230010449] Chapters I-VI
Chapters VII-X
Chapters XII-XVI
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2M281 [SRH1230010450] Chapters XVII-XX
Chapter IX-Conclusions
Manuscript
Partial manuscripts
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2M282 [SRH1230010451] Chapter XXIV, 2nd ed, 1965
Movie contracts
Miscellaneous
Divided We Stand, Research notes
Manuscript: Should the South and West Secede?
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2M283 [SRH1230010452] Manuscript submitted to Farrar and Rinehart
Galley proofs for Farrar and Rinehart edition
Partial manuscripts
Partial manuscript, Acorn Press Edition
Book contracts
Sales and promotional records, Acorn Press Edition
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2M284 [SRH1230010453] Sales and promotional records, Acorn Press Edition
The Great Frontier, Research notes
Correspondence
American frontier concept
Bibliography
Europe
Kinds of Frontier
Labor
Economic
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2M285 [SRH1230010454] Literature, arts, education, and history
Population
Religion
Sciences
United States
The Great Frontier, Manuscripts
Chapters, I-V
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2M286 [SRH1230010455] Chapters VI-IX
Chapters X-XIII
Chapters III-IV
Partial manuscripts
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2M287 [SRH1230010456] The Great Frontier, Bibliography cards
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2M288 [SRH1230010457] The Story of the Texas Rangers
The Story of the Texas Rangers, Book contract
Flat Top: A Story of Modern Ranching
Unpublished Manuscripts
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2M288 [SRH1230010457] America Speaks to Europe
Friday Mountain Stories
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2M289 [SRH1230010458] Texas Ranger Tales from Friday Mountain Ranch
The Way of Life in the Cattle Country
A Report Relating to Professor Fred A. Shannon's Report Entitled "An Appraisal of Walter Prescott Webb's The Great Plains"
Unfinished Manuscripts: Nemesis in a Small Town
Book Reviews
Introductions and Forewards
Magazine Articles
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2M290 [SRH1230010459] Encyclopedia
Economic and Political
The Great Frontier and the Great Plains
History and Geography
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2M291 [SRH1230010460] Texas
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2M292 [SRH1230010461] The West
Miscellaneous
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2M313 [SRH1230010391] Miscellaneous
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2M338 [SRH1230010430] Miscellaneous
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2M292 [SRH1230010461] Newspaper articles
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2M293 [SRH1230010462] Newspaper articles
Plays
Short Stories
Speeches
Biographical
Commencement
Economic and Political
Presidential Inauguration, 1961
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2M294 [SRH1230010463] Economic and Political
The Great Frontier
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2M295 [SRH1230010464] History
Introductions, Presentations, and Dedications
Texas and the Southwest
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2M296 [SRH1230010465] Texas and the Southwest
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous fragments of speeches

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Literary Productions of Others

Published Manuscripts
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2M296 [SRH1230010465] The Meat Packers Come to Texas, by E. C. Barksdale
The Hapsburg Espionage Service and the Gulf Constitution, by J. Roth
An Appraisal of Walter Prescott Webb's The Great Plains, by Fred A. Shannon
Washington Wife: Journal of Ellen Maury Slayden, edited by Walter P. Webb, Chapters I-XIV
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2M297 [SRH1230010466] Washington Wife: Journal of Ellen Maury Slayden, edited by Walter P. Webb, Chapters XV-XXV
Washington Wife: Journal of Ellen Maury Slayden, edited by Walter P. Webb, miscellaneous
From Texas to Mexico and the Court of Maximilian in 1865, (incomplete) by A.W. Terrell
Unpublished Manuscripts
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2M297 [SRH1230010466] Reminiscences of P.R. Brown
Memoirs of William Callicott
Recollections of B.F. Gholson
The Truth About Bank Robbers and the Rewards, by Frank Hamer
Reminiscences of James B. Hawkins
Reminscences of Buffalo Hunt and Other Experiences, by Emiel Robert Oberwetter
Untitled autobiographical sketch of a Confederate soldier, by William J. Oliphant
Snowheart
Excerpts from the Journal of My Trip for Research on the Life of Henry Lawrence Kinney, by Hortense Warner Ward
Reminiscences of Mrs. C.B. "Gladys" Worthen
I Want to Go Back, by E.E. Patton
Newspaper Clippings
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2M298 [SRH1230010467] Badmen
Civil War
Texas
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2M299 [SRH1230010468] Texas Rangers
United States
The West
Miscellaneous
Reviews of Walter Prescott Webb's Magazine Articles
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2M299 [SRH1230010468] "How the Republican Party Lost Its Future"
"The American West, Perpetual Image"
Miscellaneous
Reviews of Walter Prescott Webb's Books
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2M300 [SRH1230010469] The Great Plains
The Texas Rangers
Divided We Stand
The Great Frontier
The Story of the Texas Rangers
An Honest Preface
Reviews of Walter Prescott Webb's speeches
Miscellaneous

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Research Material

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2M301 [SRH1230010470] Agriculture
Archivo General de Indias
Art
Book notes
Biographical
Buffalo
Cartographic
volume
4N33d Cartographic
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2M302 [SRH1230010471] Delaware, Kansas, New Mexico, and Utah
Dow and Bradstreet Style Manual
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2M303 [SRH1230010472] Economic and Political
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2M304 [SRH1230010473] Educational
Europe and Asia
Highways
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2M305 [SRH1230010474] Highways
History
Johnson's Institute (Friday Mountain Ranch)
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2M306 [SRH1230010475] Six-Shooter
South
Swindling
Texas
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2M307 [SRH1230010476] Water Conservation
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2M308 [SRH1230010477] Water Conservation
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2M309 [SRH1230010387] West
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2M310 [SRH1230010388] UNESCO

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Teaching Records

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2M310 [SRH1230010388] Fleming lecture material
Syllabus from "The Great Plains" television lecture series
Syllabus from "The American Cowboy" University of Texas television series
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2M311 [SRH1230010389] The Great Plains seminar lecture notes
History 9 course outline
Class rolls
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2M312 [SRH1230010390] Course bibliographies and syllabi
Examinations
Paper topics
Miscellaneous teaching material
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2M313 [SRH1230010391] Theses and dissertations, 1926, June 1947
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2M322 [SRH1230010410] Student Papers: Democracies and Frontiers seminar, 1940-1947
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2M323 [SRH1230010411] Student Papers: Democracies and Frontiers seminar, 1947-1948
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2M324 [SRH1230010417] Student Papers: Democracies and Frontiers seminar, 1949
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2M325 [SRH1230010418] Student Papers: Democracies and Frontiers seminar, 1949-1950
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2M326 [SRH1230010419] Student Papers: Democracies and Frontiers seminar, 1950-1951
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2M327 [SRH1230010420] Student Papers: Democracies and Frontiers seminar, 1951
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2M328 [SRH1230010421] Student Papers: Democracies and Frontiers seminar, 1952
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2M329 [SRH1230010431] Student Papers: Democracies and Frontiers seminar, 1953-1954, undated
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2M330 [SRH1230010422] Student Papers: Problems of Western History Since 1865 seminar, Fall 1954-1955
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4N8u Student Papers: Problems of Western History Since 1865 seminar, Fall 1954-1955
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2M331 [SRH1230010423] Student Papers: Problems of Western History Since 1865 seminar, Spring 1955-1956
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2M332 [SRH1230010424] Student Papers: Problems of Western History Since 1865 seminar, Fall 1956-1958
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2M333 [SRH1230010425] Student Papers: Problems of Western History Since 1865 seminar, Spring 1958
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2M334 [SRH1230010426] Student Papers: Problems of Western History Since 1865 seminar, Fall 1958-1961
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2M335 [SRH1230010427] Student Papers: Problems of Western History Since 1865 seminar, Fall 1960-1962, undated
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2M336 [SRH1230010428] Student Papers: The South seminar, 1960
Student Papers: Papers from the University of Alaska, 1962
Student Papers: Miscellaneous seminar papers
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2M337 [SRH1230010429] Student Papers: History 287K (The West), undergraduate
Student Papers: History 372M (Proseminar in Historical Writing and Editing), undergraduate
Student Papers: Miscellaneous student papers, undergraduate
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2M338 [SRH1230010430] Miscellaneous papers
volume
4N33c Teaching Records--lecture aids

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Transcripts

Correspondence Concerning the Texas Rangers
Office of the Adjutant General of Texas
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2R287 [SRH1230011813] Vol. I, 1838-1865
Vol. II, 1867-1975
Vol. III, 1876
Vol. IV, January--July 1877
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2R288 [SRH1230011812] Vol. V, August--December 1877
Vol. VI, January--May 1878
Vol. VII, June--December 1878
Vol. VIII, 1879
Vol. IX, 1880
Vol. X, 1881-1882
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2R289 [SRH1230011811] Vol. XI, 1883-1890
Vol. XII, 1891-1893
Vol. XIII, 1894-1895
Vol. XIV, 1896-1897
Vol. XV, 1898-1902
Vol. XVI, 1903-1906
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2R290 [SRH1230011810] Vol. XVII, 1907-1909
Vol. XVIII, 1910-1912
Vol. XIX, 1913-1917
Vol. XX, 1918
Vol. XXI, 1919-1921
Office of the Governor of Texas
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2R291 [SRH1230011809] Vol. I, 1846-1850
Vol. II, 1846-1850
Vol. III, 1851-1856
Vol. IV, 1851-1860
Vol. V
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2R292 [SRH1230011808] Vol. VI, 1861-1873
Vol. VII, 1864-1873
Vol. VIII, 1874-1921
Indian affairs in Texas, 1845-1878
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2R293 [SRH1230011814] Indian depredation in Texas, 1845-1880
Legislation pertaining to the Texas Rangers, 1853-1893
Indian and frontier affairs, 1832-1959
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2R294 [SRH1230011815] Copies of newspaper clippings, 1841-1902
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2R275 [SRH1230011979] United State Army in Texas, 1845-1860

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Miscellaneous

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3L19 [SRH1230017841] University of Texas: Rainey Controversey Records
University of Texas: Advisory committee on selection of a president, 1952-1953
University of Texas: Advisory committee on selection of a chancellor, 1953
Walter McCaleb: Texas State Historical Association Controversy
Local history book
Book announcements
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3L20 [SRH1230017842] Cards and invitations
Texas Women's University Writer's Conference, 1961
Programs and conferences
Menus
Miscellaneous items
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3S187 [SRH1230021908] "Those Who Write the News Honor Those Who Make It," Austin American , Dec. 16, 1958
"Chart of the Vertical Flow of Wealth in the Western World After 1500"

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Oversize Material

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2.325/V12 [SRH1230002537] Newspaper and magazine clippings 1928,1929,1940,1943
Book advertisement, 1953

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Photographic Material

Webb alone
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3Y71 [SRH1230028349] Webb, Walter P., various views
Webb with others
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3Y71 [SRH1230028349] Allen
Baker
Bond, Ronny
Boyd
Carter
Goode, Oscar
Gunn
Jackson, Guy
Johnson, Lyndon B.
Jones
Kittrell, Bill
Lathrop, Barnes
McKay
Pripps
Provost
Thompson, Clark
Thornberry, Homer
Structures, Things, and Actions
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3Y71 [SRH1230028349] Paris, France, The University of Sorbonne, 1955
Family and Friends
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3Y72 [SRH1230028351] Adams, Andy
Coffmann, Ernest, October 1, 1927
Hefner, Robert A., April 2, 1931
Johnson, Lyndon B.
Pettit, Charles
Savinis, E. (?)
Stuart, John M.
Toynbee, Arnold
Webb, Casner, father of Walter P., October 6, 1934
Webb, Mr. and Mrs. Casner, parents of Walter P.
Webb, Jane
Webb, Mildred
Unidentified
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3S50 [SRH1230027743] Unidentified portraits
Austin, Texas
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3Y72 [SRH1230028351] Capitol
Driskill Hotel, site of, 1866
Missouri House, 1866
Street scenes
University of Texas, Barker Texas History Center
University of Texas, Old Main Building
University of Texas, Pearce Hall
Colorado River, hills along
Unidentified
England
Persons
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3Y72 [SRH1230028351] Adams, Nichole
Bennett, Sam
Winant, Constance R. (Mrs. John Gallant)
Winant, John Gallant
Places
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3Y72 [SRH1230028351] Oxford, England
central air view
Hight Street
from Magdalen Tower
American Embassy
All Souls College, Twin Towers
Christ Church, Tom Tower
Magdalen College, Grammar Hall
Magdalen College, Magdalen Tower
Magdalen College, St. John the Baptist, outdoor pulpit
Queens College, library
Queens College, library interior
Queens College, Queens chapel
Queens College, Queens hall
Shipston-On-Stour, England, Crab Mill, Ilmington
Great Plains Museum: Lawton, Oklahoma, Museum of the Great Plains
aerial view
exterior
interior
William E. Hinds
Hinds, Ida K. (?)
Hinds, William E.
Burlington, Vermont, Hinds gravesite
Burlington, Vermont, Hinds, Ida K. gravestone
Burlington, Vermont, Hinds, William E. gravestone
Johnson's Institute (Friday Mountain Ranch)
Persons
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3Y72 [SRH1230028351] Bedichek, Roy
Kittrell, Bill
Lathrop, Barnes
Webb, Walter P
Unidentified
Places
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3Y72 [SRH1230028351] Hayes County, Texas, Johnson Institute, building
Hayes County, Texas, Johnson Institute, gravestone
Hayes County, Texas, Johnson Institute, Johnson, Thomas gravesite
Hayes County, Texas, Johnson Institute, scenery
Landmarks of Jones County, Texas
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3Y73 [SRH1230028352] Anson, Ansford Hotel
Anson, Anson High School
Anson, Anson Ward School
Anson, first school in
Chittenden Ranch, corral
Chittenden Ranch, house
Culver Hotel
farm home
Fort Phantom Hill, commissary
Fort Phantom Hill, headquarters for officers
Fort Phantom Hill, magazine
Jones County Courthouse
Major neighbors, Indian Trading Post
Spectral chimney
Unidentified
Texas Rangers
Persons
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3Y73 [SRH1230028352] Adams, Andy
Aldrich, Roy W
Allen, Buck
Allison, W.D
Avery
Baldwin
Banister, Neal
Barler, W.L
Barton, Thomas D
Bassett, Charley
Basysley (?), John
Bean, Roy
Bell, Charles
Blackwell, C.J
Blackwell, J.B
Block
Britton, Ed
Britton, G
Brooks, Joe B
Brown, Neal
Buck, Eugene
Burks, Amanda
Callicott, William
Cardie, Louis
Cardwell, Deats
Chatman
Chesshir, Sam P
Chire, Ira W
Cooper, Tom
Costello, Felix
Cox, E.W
Cragg, Howard
Craighead, Charles H
Crowder
Cummings
Cummings, A.P
Custer, John
Davenport, Horbert
David, Loyd A
Durham, George
Durst, S.D
Earp, Wyatt
Flores, Leonardo
Fontan, W.H
Ford, John S
Fox, J.M
Fox, Leslie
Fox, Monroe
Garcia, Tomas
Gillan
Gillette, J.B
Gliden, George
Gore (?), Margaret
Gray, Jerry
Gray, Jerry, Jr
Green, W.M
Haley, J. Evetts
Hamer, Frank
Hanson, C.J
Harris, W.H
Harvick, Ad
Hawkins, Red
Hays, John Coffee
Heard, Ira J
Hensley, John E
Hickman, Tom R
Higgins, John Pinckney
Hinojosa, Daniel
Hollis, John
Holmes, W.E
Howard, Charles R
Hughes, John
Hughes, John R
Hurst, George B
Jackman, J.T
Jester, Mack
Johnson
Jones, Allen
Koonsman, M.N
Lee, Croones
Lehman, Herman (Chief Mon Ta Chena)
Lincecum, C.C
Lindsey, D.E
Longorio, Triston
McCoy, Jim
McCulloch, Ben
McDowell, B.J
McGee, Mark
McLean
McNelly's, L.H., Company
Mahon, T
Masterson, Bat
Mathews, Dallas
Miller, Arch
Miller, J.W
Mitchell, A.T
Mitchell, R.A
Mix, Tom
Molesworth, M.W
Moran, John A
More, Harry
Nichols, R.C
Oliphant, Boon
Peak, June
Platt, Sam
Platt, Mrs. Sam
Platt, Tom
Preston, J.C
Price, C.W
Price, Sterling
Probst
Reed, Elmo D
Robertson, Jack
Robertson, R.L
Robinson, H.L
Rogers, M.D
Rogers, Norman N
Rowe, W.J
Ruroles, The
Ryan, W.M
Sanders, George W
Sanders, John J
Short, Luke
Slaton, A.M
Slaughter, W.B
Smallwood, D.S
Smith
Smith, Erwin E
Smith, John
Standard, Jess
Sullivan, John L
Summerall, Bob
Taylor
Taylor, "Buck"
Taylor, Creed
Taylor, W. Alonzo
Terrell, Arthur
Texas Rangers Annual Association, Ranger, Texas, August 12-14, 1925
Texas Rangers Annual Convention
Thompson, Harry E
Trimble, Lee
Tumlinson, Ben T
Van Riper, Edward J
Vaughn, Jeff
Ville, Francisco
Walker, Leonard
Wallace, William Alexander Anderson (Bigfoot)
Wheatley, J.B
Wheeler, C.A
Wood
Woods, Powell
Wright, Earl
Wright, William L
Wright's, William L., Rangers
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3Y73 [SRH1230028352] Desdemona, Texas, street scene, November 14, 1919
Antonio, steamboat
Austin, Texas, governor's mansion
Bandera, Texas, Frontier Times Museum Building
Brownsville, Texas, international bridge
Brownsville, Texas, pontoon across Rio Grande River, November 26, 1866
Del Rio, Texas, Ranger camp
Del Rio, Texas, United States Customs House
Flores, Juan, monument to
Fort Brown, Texas
Langtry, Texas, Judge Roy Bean Saloon
Palafox, Mexico, ruins
Palo Alto Battlefield, Texas
Pirate Island, Rio Grande River
San Antonio, Texas, Baldwin's Rangers headquarters
San Miguel, Mexico, corrals
San Miguel, Mexico, Juan Flores home
San Miguel, Mexico, Manuel Flores home
Vergara home
Webb County, Texas, Rangers camp
Whiskey mash barrels sunk in sand
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3Y74 [SRH1230028354] Burnham, John
Halladay, Dane
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3Y74 [SRH1230028354] "Alamo, The Fall of the"
Appleton City, Missouri, hedge fence near, June 1924
Bandera, Texas, E. Buck Ranch, rock corral
Buffalo hunt scenes
Columbia River, October 26, 1933
Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Calle Real
Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Calle Reforma
Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Juarez Monument
Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Puente International de San Pedro a Roma
Ciudad Mier, Tamaulipas, Mexico, Vista Parcial
Dallam County, Texas, making sorghum molasses
Dyches', P.F., pack mule
Estacado, Texas, Bois d'Arc hedge
Fort Concho, Concho County, Texas, ruins, 1924
Henderson (?), T.W., gravestone
Matador Ranch, calves being dragged to the fire
Matador Ranch, cowboy roping a calf
Matador Ranch, horse wrangler with remuda
Matador Ranch, remuda in rope corral and the boys changing mounts
Plaza de Armas, Matamoros, Tamps., Mexico
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3S201 [SRH1230022805] Ranger High School, students, and teachers, 1907-1908
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3Y74 [SRH1230028354] Stake-and-rider fence near Nacogdoches, Texas
Old Ball and Bill, 1874
Lighthouse Canyon in Randall County, Texas
Headwaters of Red River, Palo Duro Creek in Randall County
Salt Lake
The Battle of San Jacinto
Home built by Leigh Dyer in, 1877-1878
Collage of covers from 16 western magazines
Windmills
The Pioneer Woman, (half-tone reproductions)
Brownlines from "Dessert Magazine"
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3T34 [SRH1230021800] Glass negatives: portraits of Walter P. Webb
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3S200b [SRH1230022848] Watercolor and pencil and ink drawings of Sulgrave Manor by Warwick Goble (1870-1943), circa 1916-1918
Oil paintings of Walter P. Webb and William Ellery Hinds
Tempera (?) painting of Arapaho warrior on horseback, by Carl Sweezy (Arapaho?), Norman, Oklahoma, 1951
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3S201 [SRH1230022805] Watercolor , ink, and pencil drawings of Sulgrave Manor by Warwick Goble, 1870-1943
Panoramic Photoprints
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OD1313 Texas Rangers on horseback, circa 1915
U.S. Border Patrol, El Paso, Texas, 1918
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3Y220 [SRH1230028396] Videotapes of The Great Frontier
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3Y300 [SRH1230028730] Moving picture film: United States Expansion: Texas and the Far Southwest
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TXC 189 Journal of American Folklore excerpts, 1969, 1973
Assorted pamphlets and printed material
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TXC 201 The Military Defenses of Texas and the Rio Grande Region about 1766,by Maury Bright Brown, 1924
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TXC 202 The History of Trinity County, Texas, by Flora G. Bowles, 1928
Frontier Problems and Movements in West Texas, 1846-1900, by William C. Holden, 1928
The Camel Corps: An Attempted Solution of the Problem of Western Transportation, by Leo Edwin Mahoney, 1928
The Niagra Falls Conference of 1914: Its Causes and Results, by John Stricklin Spratt, 1928
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TXC 203 The History of the Development of the Wheat Industry in the Great Plains Area, by Naomi Cole Ware, 1928
The History of Bell County, Texas, by Bertha Atkinson, 1929
A Translation of Prince Solms-Braunfel's 'Texas' with Introduction, by Della Elizabeth Donecker, 1929
The History of Tom Green County, Texas, Julia Grace Bitner, 1931
History of Sam Houston's Governorship of Texas, by Vivian Jennings, 1934
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TXC 204 A History of Randall County and the Anchor Ranch, by Charles Boone McClure, 1930
Robert Alexander, 1811-1882 by Ann Ayers Lide, August 1934
Conservation of Forest Resources in Texas, by Katherine Knolle, 1934
Washington on the Brazos, by Jack V. Donoghue, 1935
A History of Hunt County, by Ethel Cassles, 1935
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TXC 205 Smith County, Texas: Its Background and History in Ante-bellum Days, by Adele Henderson, 1934
The Route of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, by Horace B. Carroll, 1935
A History of Federal Civil War Pensions, by Lester V. Bearden, 1936
A History of Dawson County, Texas in the World War. by Daniel Worsham Ogletree, 1936
History of Brazos County, Texas, by E.G. Marshall, 1937
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TXC 206 A History of Fort Concho, by Herschel Boggs, 1940
A Study of the Character and Content of a Proposed Anthology of Poems in American History, by Edith Hazel Fletcher, 1940
History of Burnet County, by M.G. Bowden, 1940
The History and Development of the Houston Ship Channel and the Port of Houston, by A.L. Weinberger, 1940
American Attitude Toward England and Germany From 1914-1917, by Ruthe McCawley, 1940
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TXC 207 The Texas Collection in the Houston Public Library, 1791-1871, by Eloise Agnew, 1941
The Development of the Rice Industry in the Lake Charles District, Alice Place Levee, 1941
The Washington Congerence and the Far Eastern Question, by Horace Vigil Harrison, 1941
Texas City--A Deep-Water Port, by Mamie Price, 1941
The Discovery and Early Development of the Big Lake Oil Field, by Martin William Schwettmann, 1941
Individualism in Modern Architecture, by Key Farquhar, 1958
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TXC 208 Charles Demorse: Pioneer Editor and Statesman, by Ernest Wallace, 1942
Thurber: The Life and Death of a Texas Town, by Mary Jane Gentry, 1946
William Graham Sumner and the Frontier, by Edith H. Parker, 1947
A History of the Adoption of Standard Time in the United States, 1869-1883, by Barbara Liggett, 1960
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TXC 209 The Frontier and Population: A Study of the Influence of the New World on Population Growth, by Betty Brooke Eakle, 1948
The Life of Henry Lawrence Kinney, by W.R. Gore, 1948
Some American Plant Migrants: Their Influence on Western Civilization, by Michael O. Lancaster, 1948
Tobacco: A Study in Business Combinations, by Daniel C. Haneline, 1949
History of Coleman County, by Glynn Mitchell, 1949
American Methodism and the Frontier, 1760-1880, by Mrs. Mauree P. Trahan, 1950
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TXC 210 Major John B. Jones: The Defender of the Texas Frontier, by Helen Frances Bonner, 1950
The Effect of the American Frontier on Military Science and Tactics, by Richard Davis Laing, Jr., 1950
The History of Freemasonry in San Augustine and Sabine Counties, Texas, Before 1900, by William Tellis Parmer, 1950
The Early History of Medicine in Dallas, 1841-1900, by Louise Marie Giles, 1951
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4J301 [SRH1230032535] United States Military Forces in Iceland World War II, by Edward M. Morris, 1951
A New Mexico Gold Story the Elizabethtown-Red River Area, by Jim Berry Pearson, 1955
A History of the Episcopal Church in Northwest Texas, by Frank T. Mattison, 1955
The American Indian Policy Since the Closing of the Frontier, by Ronald L. Davis, 1957
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TXC 211 The Siege and Fall of the Alamo, by Amelia Williams, June, 1926
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TXC Box H Oversize printed material related to publication of artwork by Tom Lea and Charles M. Russell

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Research Files of Walter Rundell, Jr.

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4L972a [SRH1230021297] Papers compiled by Rundell during his research for a planned biography of Walter P. Webb, including photographs and manuscript drafts
Rundell research files
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4Jb81a [SRH1230032778] Rundell research files

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