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New Library Acquisitions, July-December 2011

January 17, 2012

Below is a list of the materials received by and added to the collection of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library during the second half of 2011. For additional information about these and other items in our collection, please consult the library’s online catalog.

Books, Non-Fiction

San Antonio in Pictures

The Saga of Catarina: A Patchwork Quilt of Memories, The History of a Little Town in South Texas, written and compiled by Dorothy Mainland Brown, M.D.

Castroville Garden Club’s Seventh Historical Pilgrimage to Pioneer Homes of Castroville, Texas, by the Castroville Garden Club

Texans One and All, by John L. Davis

Archaeological Monitoring of Subsurface Electrical Lines at Fort McKavett State Historical Site (41MN2), Menard County, Texas, by Nathan DiVito and Kristi Miller Ulrich

Texas 1836: Musical Echoes from the Alamo, Followed by San Antonio Roze, by Gérard Dôle, translated by Anita Conrade

Where the West Begins: Debating Texas Identity, by Glen Sample Ely, foreword by Alwyn Barr

Archaeological Investigations and Construction Monitoring at the Bexar County Justice Center Expansion Project, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Antonia L. Figuero

The Alamo Master Plan Report: Revised May 2011, Prepared for the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, prepared by Ford, Powell & Carson in association with TBF Partners

Thunder Across the Swamp: The Fight for the Lower Mississippi, February-May, 1863, by Donald S. Frazier

The Cause of Liberty, by Raymond Alan Gardner

The Peter Harrison & Amanda Williams Family in Texas, by Elaine Harrison McReynolds

Archaeology Monitoring Associated with the South Texas Heritage Center at the Witte Museum in Bexar County, Texas, by Bruce K. Moses and Kristi M. Ulrich

National Register of Historic Places Eligibility Testing of 41WN120 at the Helton San Antonio River Nature Park in Wilson County, Texas, by Cynthia M. Muñoz with a contribution by Raymond P. Mauldin

Grasses, Pods, Vines, Weeds: Decorating with Texas Plants, by Quentin Steitz

Texas: A Historical Atlas, by A. Ray Stephens, cartography by Carol Zuber-Malliso

Intensive Survey Associated with Improvements to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Jennifer L. Thompson

Intensive Survey and Testing Associated with the Rediscovery of the Acequia Madre (41BX8) and Alamo Dam, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, by Kristi M. Ulrich with a contribution by Maria Watson Pfeiffer

Books, Fiction

A Line in the Sand: River of Blood, by Richard Brighton


What Harvest: Poems on the Siege and Battle of the Alamo, by Floyd Collins


Baysider, published by the Bayside Historical Society

Electronic Resources

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

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