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New Library Acquisitions, January-June 2011

July 12, 2011

Below is a list of the materials received by and added to the collection of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library in the last six months. For additional information about these and other items in our collection, please consult the library’s online catalog.

Books, Non-Fiction

Winchester Warriors: Texas Rangers of Company D, 1874-1901, by Bob Alexander

Family History of Joseph de la Baume, compiled by Sylvia Villarreal Bisnar

Beyond Texas through Time: Breaking Away from Past Interpretations, edited by Walter L. Buenger and Arnoldo De León

Texas Lawmen, 1835-1899: The Good and the Bad, by Clifford R. Caldwell and Ronald DeLord

Cherokee County, by the Cherokee County Historical Commission

Bible Records, Volume II: Margaret Montgomery Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution compiled by Lady E. Marchant Dalton, Genealogical Records Chapter Chairman

Intensive Pedestrian Archaeological Survey of the Loop 1604 San Antonio River Access Park, Bexar County, Texas, by Antonia L. Figuroa, Jason B. Perez, and Kristi M. Ulrich

Georgetown, Texas: Illustrated, by the Georgetown Citizens Club

Catholic Texans: Our Family Album, by Steve Landregan

An Expanded Genealogy of the Barker Family and Related Lines, by Vircenoy Baker Macatee

Fighting Stock: John S. “Rip” Ford of Texas, by Richard B. McCaslin

An Intensive Pedestrian Archaeological Survey of the Helton San Antonio River Nature Park in Wilson County, Texas, by Cynthia M. Muñoz with a contribution by Raymond P. Mauldin

An Intensive Pedestrian Archaeological Survey of Five Northeast Independent School District Campuses in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Cynthia M. Muñoz with a contribution by Kristi M. Ulrich

Colonial Virginia to the Texas Frontier: The Alvis Clan, compiled by Mary Ellen Alvis Overstreet and edited by Theresa Lynn Overstreet Tobin

Captain John R. Hughes, Lone Star Ranger, by Chuck Parsons

Historic Articles of Texas  1947-1949, by Charles W. Ramsdell, Jr. and compiled by Charles Michael Ramsdell; addition to the Charles Ramsdell Papers

Tyler (Images of America series), by Robert E. Reed, Jr.

The Staffel Archive: 1851-1865, transcribed, translated into English, and with introduction and annotations by Robert Nye Spencer with the collaboration of Robin Spencer

Tejanos in Gray: Civil War Letters of Captains Joseph Rafael de La Garza and Manuel Yturri, edited and with an introduction by Jerry Thompson

Archaeological Investigations of the Theo Avenue Realignment, Mission Concepción Portal, and Concepción Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Kristi M. Ulrich

Some Notable Persons in First Street Cemetery of Waco, Texas, compiled by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, MSD

Books, Fiction

Berlandier: A French Naturalist on the Texas Frontier, a novel by James Kaye

Books, Professional Literature

Photographs of the Past: Process and Preservation, by Bertrand Lavédrine


The Bell of the Alamo and Other Texas Poems, by Amy Pearl Cozby

Blue Bonnets: The Texas Flower, by Amy Pearl Cozby


The Southwestern Magazine, published by the Students’ Association, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas

Bulletin of Southwestern University: Georgetown, Texas, 1946

Sheet Music

A Frankie Carle Piano Transcription of  “On the Alamo,” music by Isham Jones and arrangement by Frankie Carle

Archival Collections

Andrew Jackson Sowell Family Papers, circa 1880-circa 1954, Col 14817

Electronic Resources

The Traveling Trio: Episode 07 — San Antonio, Texas, by Big Red Hat Productions

DRT Oral History Project: Interviews of Various Daughters of the Republic of Texas and others, by the DRT Library Committee

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