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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
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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
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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
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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: 1943
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press
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[Transcript of Letter from W. O. Davis to Misters Stephens and Matlock, February 3, 1880]

Description: Transcript of a letter from W.O. Davis, Lindsay, Davis & Garnett Attorney's at Law to Misters Stephens and Matlock concerning case being handled in Cooke County rather than Montague County. The letter tells the sheriff the author will "see him out" if there is any trouble over it.
Date: February 3, 1880
Creator: Davis, W. O.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Check from Levi Perryman to L. B. Hord, November 11, 1914]

Description: Check from Levi Perryman to L.B Hord for $5.50. The check is from the First National Bank in Saint Jo, Texas. The back of the check is endorsed by a L.B Hord and John Hudson. There are also two stamps on the back of the check. One is from First National Bank in Bowie, Texas on November 17, 1914. The other stamp is from Lindsay National Bank in Gainesville, Texas on November 17, 1914.
Date: November 11, 1914
Creator: Perryman, Levi
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Receipts of Levi Perryman, November 16, 1880]

Description: Received of Levi Perryman the following court papers, execution issued from County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 881, with the cost of $250.38. Execution issued out of the County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 885, with the cost of $410.69. Execution issued out of the District Court of Lampasas County in Case No. 380, with the cost of $928.25. Execution issued out of the District Court of Cook County in case No. 1038, with the cost of $1029.65. Also a Bill of Cost issued out of the County Court of Grayson County in Case No. 53, with cost of $51.25.
Date: November 16, 1880
Creator: Campbell, G. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Responsibility of the Secondary School for the Social Development of its Students

Description: The problem in this study is twofold. First, there will be an attempt to determine the values that organizations in the secondary school have for the development of its students. Second, a survey will be made of the four-year accredited high schools in District Five of Texas to determine how and to what extent they are realizing their responsibilities in this respect.
Date: 1947
Creator: Baxter, Billie Otella
Partner: UNT Libraries
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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
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Methods of County Financing in Relation to County Government in Texas

Description: This study aims to show the relation of the methods of county financing in Texas to the present form of county government. It argues that the present form of county government in Texas is antiquated and inadequate to meet the requirements of efficient administration of county financing.
Date: 1939
Creator: Yoakum, Gladys A.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Evaluation of an Activity Program

Description: The problem of this study was to determine the extent to which the results of the use of the "Evaluative Criteria" set up by the Southern Association of Secondary Schools agree with the evaluative criteria drawn from standard objectives in an activity program of the Era High School.
Date: 1941
Creator: McClendon, Carl K.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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[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
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