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Backwoods to Border

Description: Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Legends of Texas

Description: Collection of popular Texas legends, including tales about buried treasure, the supernatural, pirates, origins of Texas flowers, and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 271.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Oral History Interview with Archie Gantt, August 31, 1999

Description: Interview with Army veteran Archie Gantt. The interview includes Gantt's personal experiences about the European Theater during World War II, boyhood in central Texas, basic training, shipping to England, combat on the Siegfried Line, and the Battle of the Bulge. Additionally, Gantt talks about leadership problems, combat living conditions, Officer Candidate School and commissioning, and his postwar war service in Europe.
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Date: August 31, 1999
Creator: Lane, Peter B. & Gantt, Archie
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Historic Archaeology of the Johnson and Jones Farmsteads in the Ray Roberts Lake Area: 1850-1950

Description: This study represents the findings of research done on the Jones and Johnson farms, "situated in Johnson Branch Park in the north-central portion of the Ray Roberts Lake area." The purpose of the study was to offset future disturbances and damages to these farmsteads, and it includes "archival investigations, architectural documentation, oral-history interviews of long-time area residents and family members, farm equipment and artifact analyses, archaeological excavations, stabilization measures, and the development of interpretative exhibits for area schools, museums, and the general public" (p. i).
Date: 1996
Creator: University of North Texas. Institute of Applied Sciences.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

How Healthy is the Upper Trinity River?: Biological and Water Quality Perspectives

Description: This conference report contains discussions and papers from a symposium hosted at Texas Christian University, in Fort Worth, Texas, examining the ecological health of the Upper Trinity River, and the impacts of various human activity, such as agriculture, urbanization, and waste management. The papers cover the effect of water quality on urban rivers, long-term water quality trends in the Trinity River, solutions that may improve water quality in the river, as well as biological, agricultural and waste-water issues.
Date: 1990
Creator: Jensen, Ric
Partner: UNT Libraries

Legends of Texas

Description: Collection of popular Texas legends, including tales about buried treasure, the supernatural, pirates, origins of Texas flowers, and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 271.
Date: 1984
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

An Evaluation of the Environmental Impact of Recreation Facilities Expansion at Lake Ray Roberts State Park, Isle du Bois and Johnson Branch Units

Description: This report "presents the results and recommendations of a two month investigation conducted at Lake Ray Roberts State Park," as "part of the ongoing effort of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to manage and conserve the natural resources of the state and provide...enjoyable recreation areas to the citizens of Texas." The study proposes the expansion of the Isle du Bois and Johnson Branch Units of the Lake Ray Roberts State Park to accommodate the surrounding counties' population growth (p. 6).
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Institute of Applied Sciences

[JP Inquest Record, Precinct 7, Cooke County, 1888-1919]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing the minutes of inquests held by various justices of the peace. The inquests concern deaths in the area and note the deceased, witnesses and their statements, and the findings of the Justice of the Peace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Backwoods to Border

Description: Book about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1943
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

[Sheriff's Fugitive Record, Cooke County, Early 1900's]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing lists of criminal offenders. They are described by: age; height; eye and hair color; complexion; weight; distinguish marks or "peculiarities" ; their charge; where they are wanted; the name of the associated officer; a reward; and final remarks.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1899-1903]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal docket information for the county court. Recorded information includes the names of parties involved, attorneys, offenses, date of filing, names of witnesses, and orders of the court.
Date: 1899/1903
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1899-1904]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal records from the county court. The entries include information on the criminals convicted, their charges, and fines.
Date: 1899/1904
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1897-1899]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing docket information for criminal trials in the county court. Recorded information includes names of parties involved and attorneys, offenses, date of filing, names of witnesses, and orders made by the court.
Date: 1897/1899
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jail Register, Cooke County, 1897-1910]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of prisoners confined in the county jail. Recorded information includes names, age, physical descriptions, dates of confinement, fines, offenses, and names of jailer. The ledger also contains a letter from Cook County Judge J. M. Wright, dated June 21, 1904, regarding his decision in the case of the State of Texas v. [Benye Bawden]. See entry 42 on page 98 of this ledger for more information on the defendant.
Date: 1897/1910
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pauper Record, Cooke County, 1895-1905]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a register of allowances for paupers. Recorded information includes names, amount allowed, term, and date issued.
Date: 1895/1905
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1893-1897]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing docket information for criminal trials in the county court. Recorded information includes names of parties involved and attorneys, charges filed, date of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
Date: 1893/1897
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1893-1916]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of the county court involving criminal cases. The entries include information on the name and number of the cases, dates, and descriptions of what happened in the cases.
Date: 1893/1916
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, District Court, Cooke County, 1893-1899]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of a district court. The entries contain the numbers, names, and dates of the cases along with information that happened in court that day.
Date: 1893/1899
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bar Docket, Criminal, County Court, Cooke County, 1889-1893]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal county court records. Recorded information includes names of defendants and attorneys, the charges, dates of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
Date: 1889-07~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket District Court, Cooke County, 1887-1897]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing criminal docket information that includes attorney names, the names of parties involved, offenses, witnesses, and orders made.
Date: 1887-10~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1887-1908]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a list of convicted criminals from the district courts. The entries list contains information on the convicts names, offenses, date of filing, and their sentences.
Date: 1887/1908
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections