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General Book Collection

Books related to local, regional, and state history, local school curriculum, people and events of local interest, past and present. Includes the Memorial and Gift Book Collection.

    The books in the General Book Collection fit into the topics covered by the Library - histories, biographies, pioneer life, and more.  Some of the books are now out of print, some are unusual,, some are unexpected, but most are interesting.

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General Book Collection

The books in the General Book Collection are primarily about Texas  and local and regional  history, biographies, pioneer life, wildlife, plants, ecology, folklore, early day cookbooks, and general information.

These books are arranged by subject matter on the shelves and in the vertical files where many are found.  Some are on display.  For the most part these books  relate to our local community interests and topics covered in the Eanes History Center Library.

Last Updated 1999

Abel, Mac:  Gambler with Heart - Horseshoe Bay Area. Memorial Book  nd.  Texas

Abernethy, Frances:  Tales from the Big Thicket. 1966.  Folklore

Abernethy, Frances E.:  Texas Toys and Games.  Publication of  Texas Folklore Society.  1989.  Pioneer Life   

Adair, Garland:  Texas Heritage, Vol.III, No.1. 1961.  Texas History  

The Aesop for Children.  1960 reprint  (1919)  Folklore  

The Alamo Long Branch Museum.  Daughters of the  Texas Republic of Texas.  1986 (hardback) Texas History  

Alderson, Nannie:  A Bride Goes West.  1942.  Pioneer Life   

Alexander, Frances:  Mother Goose on the Rio Grande.  1981.  Folklore  

Allen, Martha M., editor:  Georgetown's Yesteryears - The People Remember.  1985.  Texas Towns  

Anderson, John Q.:  Texas Folk Medicine.  1970.  Pioneer Life  

Anderson, Leone Castell:  Suprise at Muddy Creek.  1983.  Pioneer Life  

Andrews, Jean:  The Texas Bluebonnet.  1986.  Plants.  Gift book  

Andrist, Ralph:  The American Heritage History of the Making of a Nation,  1783-1860.  nd  United States               History  

Angle, Paul M.:  The American Reader from Columbus to Today - Events by    Year.  1958.  United States History  

Arbingast, Stanley A.:  Atlas of Texas. 1967.  Texas  

Are You an American?  Collection of Essays and Poems.  1945.  United States  History  

Austin  Tomorrow Comprehensive Plan. 1980.  Austin            

Bailey, Elizabeth:  A History of Leander.  1984.  Texas Towns  

Baldwin, Robert G.:  Memoirs of a Depression Bum. 1994.  Biography  

Banks, James A.:  Communities - Adventures in Time and Place.  Third Grade Textbook. 1997. Curriculum.  Display.

Barkley, Mary Star:  A History of Central Texas. 1970.  Texas History  

Barkley, Mary Star:  History of Travis County and Austin.  1983-1899.  1963.  Austin  

Baumgartner, Dorcas:  Frontier River - Exploration and Settlement of the Colorado River. 1997. Texas History

Benhamida, Laurel:  What Can I Do?  A Youngster's Guide to Austin.   nd  Austin  

Benziger, Barbara:  That Old-Time Religion - l00 Hymns, Songs, and Stories.  1875.  Music

Beverly, Mary:  Cowbells and Coffins - The Country Store.  1987.  Pioneer Life

Biesele, Megan:  The Cornbread Whistle - Oral  History of a Texas Timber Town.  1986.  Pioneer Life

Bishop, Curt:  Texas Press Messenger-Christmas in Texas. 1954. (Bound with Steen, Ralph: The Texas News).        Texas History

Braden, George:  Citizen's Guide to the Texas Constitution. 1972.  Texas   

Brett, Bill:  There Ain't No Such Animal and Other East Texas Tales.  1979.  Folklore  

Brett, Bill:  The Stolen Steers - A Tale of the Big Thicket. 1977.  Texas  History   

Brewer, J. Mason:  The Word on the Brazos. 1953.  Folklore  

Briggs, James H.  Friend Jasper - The Chaparral Philosopher. 1944.  Biography

Bright, Susan:  When the Streetcars Ran. Oral History of Austin  by Foster Grandparents.  1978.  Austin

Brown, Dee: The Gentle Tamers Women of the Old West.  1958. Biography

Burkhalter, Lois Wood:  Gideon Lincecum, 1793-1874,  A Biography.  1965.  Biography  

Byfield, Patsy Jean:  Falcon Dam and the Lost Towns of  Zapata.  TMM Paper No. 2. 1966.Texas Towns

Byrd, Toody:  Talks and Talks and Talks.  1998. Biography

Carpenter, Liz:  Ruffles and Florishes.  1971. Biography

Carrington, Evelyn:  Women in Early Texas.  1994.       Biography.   Memorial Book

Catalog:  Montgomery Ward Golden Jubilee Catalog. 1872-1922.  Reproduction,  1989.  Two copies.  Gift.  Catalog.

Catalog:  The Sears Roebuck and Company.  Edited by Alan Mirkin.  1927.  Catalog

Catalog:  The Sears Roebuck and Company.  Edited by J.J. Schroeder.  1908.  Catalog

Catalog:  The Sears Roebuck and Company.  Introduction by Cleveland Armory. 1902. Catalog

Catalog:  The Sears Roebuck and Company. 100th Anniversary Edition.  "America the Beautiful."  1986.  Fall and Winter Edition.  Catalog

Chabot, Frederick C.:  San Antonio and Its Beginnings, 1691-1731.1936.  Texas History

Charlton, Tom:  Oral History for Texans.  1981. Copy 1.  Oral History

Charter of the City of Austin.  Compiled by  the City Attorney, 1953.  Austin

Christmas Thoughts:  The Youth of America. 1938. Christmas

Cherry, Sharon:  A Historical Collections of Dripping Springs and Central Texas.  Volume VII.  1998.  Texas History

Clifton, Robert T.: Barbs, Prongs, Points, Pricklers, and Stickers.  A Complete and Illustrated Catalog of Antique     Barbed Wire.  1979. Memorial Book. Pioneer Life

Coffin, Tristram P.:  Folklore from the Working Folk of America.  Folklore

Cole, Rosa Berry:  Memories of By-Gone Days. Story of Early Texas, 1836-1921. 1987. Memorial Book.  Biography

Cotner, Robert:  Texas Cities and the Great Depression.  1973.  Texas

Crawford, Ann Fears: Lizzie, Queen of the Cattle Trail. 1990.  Gift Book.  Texas History

Creighton, James A.:  A Narrative History of Brazoria County.  1975.   Texas

Cromwell, Arthur, Jr.:  The Black Frontier.  1970.  Texas History

Crowell, Evelyn M.:  Men of Achievement, Texas Edition.  1948.   Special Collection

Crowell, Evelyn M.:  Texas Childhood.  1941. Biography

Daughters of the Republic of Texas:  A Pinch of This and a Handful of That Cookbook. 1988.  Memorial Book.  Cookbook

Davis, William B.:  The Mammals of Texas. 1978.  Texas

The Defender.  Travis County Rural Schools.  1936.   Travis County Schools.   Display

Depwe, Dorothy:  Eanes - History of the School and Community.1976.  Display.

Depwe, Dorothy:  Reflections of a Proud Heritage. 1986.  Display

Dillow, Louise:  Mrs. Blackwell's Heart-of-Texas Cookbook - A Tasty Memoir of the Depression. 1980.  Cookbook

Dobie, Bertha McKee:  Growing up in Texas - Recollections of Childhood.1972.TexasHistory

Dobie, J. Frank:  On the Open Range, 1951.  Display. Texas

Dobie, J. Frank:  Rattlesnakes, 1965.  Texas

Dobie, J. Frank:  Tales of Old Time,  Texas. 1928, 1990.   Texas

Erickson, John R.:  Panhandle Cowboy. 1980.  Pioneer Life

Famous Trees of Texas.   2nd Edition. 1971.  Texas Forest Service.  Plants

Faulk, John Henry:  The Uncensored John Henry Faulk.  1985.  Biography

Ferris, Robert G.:  Prospector, Cowhand, and Sod Buster, 1967.  Texas History

Fields, F.T.:  Texas Sketchbook : A Collection of Historical Stories from the Humble Way.  E.M. Schiwetz, Artist.   1955. Texas History

Flachmeier, Jeanette:  Ohs and Ahs of Austinites. 1976.  Austin

Flachmeier, Jeanette:  Pioneer Austin Notables.  1975.  Biography

Flachmeier,  Jeanette:  Puzzlegrams.  1978.  Austin  

Flynn, Robert:  When I Was Just Your Age, A  Remarkable Reflection on Growing Up in  Another Era. Oral History.1992. Texas History  

Fodor's Texas.  Fodor's Travel Guide.  1987. Texas

Foley, Daniel:  The Christmas Tree - An Evergreen Garland Filled with History.  l960.  Christmas  

Fox,  H.B.:  The 2000 Mile Turtle.  From Editor Harold Smith's Journal.  1975.   Biography

Franklin, Penelope:  Private Pages, Diaries of American Women.  1830's-1970's. 1986.  Memorial Book. Texas Biography

Fritz, Jean:  Make Way for Sam Houston.  1986. Texas Biography

Fun and Games of Long Ago.  A Long Ago Book. 1988.  Pioneer Life

Gambrell, Herbert:  A Pictorial History of  Texas.  1960.  Texas History

Gardeners Catalog. The Most Important Gardening Tool Since the Watering Can.  Pioneer Methods of Gardening.  1974. Catalog

Gardner, William H.:  The Texas Citizen.  A Guide to Active Citizenship in the Lone State.  1955.  Texas History

George, Gerald:  Starting Right, A Basic Guide to Museum Planning, 1986.  Museum

Gibson, Fred:  Old Yeller.  1956.  Pioneer Life

Gillespie, Paul F.:  Foxfire Book 7.  1982.  Autographed Memorial Book.  Pioneer Life

Gipson, Fred:  The Home Place. 1950.  Pioneer Life   Girl Scout Handbook.  Pioneer Crafts.  1958.  Pioneer Life

Glover, Jack.  Bobbed Wire. An Illustrated Guide to the Identification and Classification of Bobbed Wire. 1966.                    Pioneer Life

Goeth, Ottilie F.:  Memoirs of a Texas Grandmother, Grossmutter Eraehlt, 1805-1915. 1982. Memorial Book.                 Biography

Gonzales, Richarad J.: What Oil Means to Texas.  1950.  Texas

Governor's Mansion of Texas.  Friends of Governor's Mansion,  Austin.  1985.  Texas

Gregory, Jack:  Sam Houston with the Cherokees, 1829-1833.  1969.  Biography 

Grove Drug, A History in Pictures.  A Texas Sesquicentennnial Project dedicated to the Pharmacists of Texas.                    Compiled by the Capital Area Pharmaceutical Association. 1986.  Austin

Haak, Ruth A.:  Cemeteries of West Travis County. 1977.  (spiral bound).  Travis County Cemeteries

Haak, Ruth A.:  Studying Life in West Travis County through Its Cemeteries. 1977. (spiral bound). Travis County     Cemeteries

Hafertepe,  Kenneth:  Abner Cook,  Master Builder on the Texas Frontier.  1992. Biography

Hart, Katherine:  Alphonse in Austin - Official Letters of the French Foreign Ministry  Alphonse Dubois de Saligny.  1967.  Memorial  Book.   Biography

Hart, Katherine:  Austin and Travis County.  A Pictorial History, 1839-1939.  Austin  Travis County Collection, Austin Public Library. Waterloo Book.  1975.  Memorial Book. Austin 

Hart, Katherine: Pease Porridge Hot.  Recipes of the Pease Family.  1967.  Texas History

Hawkins, Lel Purcell:  A Texas Pioneer Teacher, Mrs. Rebecca K. Stuart Red.  1996.   Biography

Heacock, Richard:  Letters from R.H.  1984. Biography

Hein, Peg:  More Tastes and Tales.  A New Collection of Texas Recipes.  From Texas With Love.  1987. Cookbook

Henry, O.:  Christmas Stories.  1954.  Christmas  

Hines, Pauline:  Newton County Nuggets, A Collection of Stories by Newton County Folk - A Texas Sesquicentennial Edition.  1983.  Texas History

Hirsh, Stephanie:  Communities.  Land Mark Edition. Third Grade Textbook.  1988.  Curriculum

Hogan, William:  The Texas Republic.  A Social and Economic History.   1969.  Texas History  

Holley, Mary:  Mary Austin Holley. The Texas Diary.  1835-1838.  Biography  

Holling, Holling C.:  The Book of Cowboys. 1962.   Pioneer Life   

Hottes, Alfred:  Garden Facts and Fancies.  1949. Plants  

House, Boyce:  As I Was Saying - Stories About  Texas.  1957.  Texas  

House, Boyce:  I Give You Texas - 500 Jokes of the Lone Star State.  1943.   Texas   

Houston, Andrew J.:  Texas Independence - 1938.   Texas History 

Humphrey, David:  Austin, An Illustrated History. 1985.   Austin  

Hunter, Irene:  Simple Folk Instruments to  Make and Play.  1977.  Music  

Hylton, W. R.: The Rodale Herb Book. 1974.  Plants  

Irwin, Howard:  Roadside Flowers of Texas. Paintings  by Mary Motz Wills.  1975.  Gift.  Plants  

Jarvis, D.J.:  Folk Medicine - A Vermont Doctor's Guide to Good Health.  1960.  Folklore  

Jennings, N.A.:  A Texas Ranger. 1959 reprint.  (1899).  Biography 

Johnson, Bill:  Wimberly, History and Legends.  It's Deep in the Heart of Texans.  1992. Pioneer Life   

Johnson, Jerry M.:  Country Wisdon,  An Almanac of the Weather.  1974.  Folklore

Johnson, Lady Bird:  Texas - A Roadside View.  1980.  Texas

Johnson, Lady Bird:  A White House Diary. 1970.  Biography

Johnson, Mrs. Mary Mowinckle:  Oak Hill-Cedar Valley Pioneers.  1956.  Pioneer Life

Jordan, Gilbert:  Yesterday in the Texas Hill Country.  1979.  Texas History  

Jordan, Terry:  German Seed in Texas Soil - Immigrant Farmer in  Nineteenth Century Texas.  1966.  Texas History  

Jordan, Terry:  Texas Graveyards - A Cultural  Legacy.  1982.  Texas History

Jordan, Terry:  Texas Log Buildings - A Folk Architecture. 1978. Pioneer Life  

Jorgenson, E.L.:  Great Songs of the Church.  1930. Music  

Kalman, Bobby:  Home Crafts of Historic Communities.   1993.  Pioneer Life

Kane, Harnett T.:  The Golden Coast.  1959. Texas History  

Kent, Rosemary: The Texas Handbook, Rounded Up.  1981.  Texas  

Kibbe, Pauline R.:  Latin Americans in Texas. 1946. Texas  

King, Irene Marschall:  John O. Meuseback, German Colonizer in Texas.  1967.  Memorial Book. Biography  

Klipple, Georgia Earnest:  Gone to Texas - G.T.T.  Poetry of the Lone Star State.  1944. Memorial Book.  Texas  

Knape, Gerald:  Wilbarger Creek, 1933.  Texas History 

Kowert, Elsie:  Old Home and Buildings of Fredricksburg.  1977. Gift Book.    Texas History  

Kubiak, Dan:  Ten Tall Texans - Biographical Sketches. 1967.  Biography  

Lamort, Mary:  The Impossible Tree.  1972.   Biography

Landers, Ruthabel:  Treasured Moments - A Collection of Short Stories and Poems. 1977.  Gift Book. Texas  

Langham, Barbara:  The Pecan Tree, A True Friend. 1994.  Plants 

Lasher, Patricia:  Texas Women - Interviews and Images.  1981.  Memorial Book.  Biography  

Ledbetter, Fran:  Range Across Texas.  1986.  Biography  

Levine, Ellen:  The Tree That Would Not Die. Treaty Oak, Austin, Texas.  1995.   Plants  

Lincedum,  Jerry:  Science on the Texas Frontier.  Observations of Dr. Gideon Lincedum.  1997.  Texas History  

Linton, Calvin:  The Bicentennial Almanac. 1776-1976. Two Hundred Years of America.  1975.  Oversize.  United  States History

LittleDog, Pat:  Border Healing Woman, The Story of Jewel Babb.  1994.  Biography

Long, Walter E.:  Flood to Faucet - The Colorado River of Texas and Its Development.  1956.  Texas History

Long, Walter E.:  Old Sayings.  1964.  Folk Speech  

Loredo, Elizabeth: The Jump Rope Book.  1996.  Pioneer Life

Lyda, Lucile C.:  Looking Back with a Smile. Living  in Austin in the 1940's and 50's.  1985.  Gift Book.  Biography  

Lynch, Brother Daniel:  Native and Naturalized Woody Plants of Austin and the Hill Country.  1981.  Plants  

Magley,  Beverly:  Texas Wildflowers.  A Beginner's  Field Guide to the State's Most Common Flowers.  1993.   Plants

Maguire, Jack:  Talk of Texas.  1973.  Texas   

Maguire, Jack:  Texas - Tall Texas Tales With a  Difference - Amazing But True.  1984.  Texas History  

Marks, Paula Mitchell:  Hands on the Spindle, Texas Women and Home Textile Production.  1822-1880.  1996.                Texas History  

Marshall, Bruce:  Uniforms of the Republic of Texas and The Men Who Wore Them.  1999.  Autographed.  Texas  History 

McBee, Sue B.:  Austin, The Past Still Present. 1975.  Gift Book.  Austin History  

McCracken, Derwood:  Mother Nature's Recipe Book. 1975.  Gift Book.   Plants  

Meuninck, Jim:  The Basic Essentials of Edible  Plants and Useful Herbs. 1988.   Plants  

Mitchell, O.O., Text;  Jack Patton, Cartoons. Texas History Movies. 1963 (1926).    Texas History  

Morse, Jim:  The Dell Book of Great American Folk Songs. 1963.  Music  

Mortimer, John L.:  Song of the Pedernales.  Novel of Reconstruction Texas.  1976.   Texas History 

Mott, Carolyn:  The Children's Book on How to Use Books and Libraries.  1948  (1937).  Display   

Mullins, Alma J.:  Melanie Rose.  A Story of Growing Up in Early Texas.  1980.  Texas History  

Myers,  Lois E.:  Letters by Lamplight.  A Woman's View of Everyday life in South Texas, 1882-1883.  1998.                   Biography

Nail, Frances:  Crow in the House, Wolf at the Door. 1995.  Texas

Navarro, Jose Antonio:  Jose Antonio Navarro,  Biography, Written by an Old Texan. 1976. Biography  

Nearing, Helen:  The Maple Sugar Book - Pioneering Ways of Living in the Twentieth Century.  1970.  Pioneer Life  

Nevin, David:  The Texans, What They Are and Why.  1968.  Texas  

Newcomb, W.W.: The Indians of Texas from  Prehistoric to Modern Times.  1969.   Texas History  

Nickey, Louise K.:  Cookery of the Prairie Homesteader.  1976.  Cookbook  

O'Bryan, Suzanne:  Sauntring.  One Woman's Life in the Country.  Journal of Ranch Life in West Texas. 1998.                   Biography

O'Donnel, Lucile:  Memories - Pioneer Life in Texas,  1880-1920.  Written as a Weekly Column in the Burnet         Bulletin, Burnet,Texas. 1987.  (photocopy, spiral bound).  Biography  

O'Donnell, Mable:  Singing Wheels.  Living on the Frontier.  1947.  (photocopy, spiral bound)  Pioneer Life  

O'Neal, Bill:  Cattle  vs.  Sheepherders.  1989. Texas History  

Orton, Robert:  The Climate of Texas and the Adjacent Gulf Waters. 1964.  Texas  

Owens, Mulkey:  Markers - Travis County  Historical Marker Survey of Texts of Markers with Map.  1979-1980   (notebook format).  Markers 

Owens, Mulkey:  Texts of Historical Markers of Travis County. 1979-1980. Copy 1 (photocopy spiral bound).                Markers  

Owens, Mulkey:  Travis County in Stone, Bronze, and Aluminum.  1971.  Markers  

Owens, William A.:  A Season of Weathering, The Autobiography of a Texas Country Boy. 1973. Biography  

Owens, William A.:  Texas Folk Songs. 1950. Memorial Book.  Music  

Page, Linda:  Aunt Arie, A Foxfire Portrait. 1983. Biography  

Pauler, Loretta:  St. Mary's Mother of Schulenberg Parish, High Hill, Texas.  1994.    Gift Book. Texas History  

Payne, Viola M.:  Scurry County Style - Stories from Below the Cap Rock and Beyond.  1967. Texas History  

Perkins, Jimmy and Elaine:  Cemeteries of the Western Hill Country of Travis County. 1991. Gift Books.  Copy 1                 (spiral bound). Travis County Cemeteries

Peterson, Roger Tory:  A FieldGuide to the birds of Texas and Adjacent States.  1963.  Texas Wildlife

Pickle, J.J.:  Postmasters and Post Offices of  the 10th Congressional District of Texas. 1976. Gift Book.  Texas  

Phillips, Shine:  Big Spring, The Casual Biography of a Prairie Town.  1942.  Texas Towns  

Pipkin, Turk, editor:  Barton Springs Eternal, The Soul of the City. 1993.  Memorial Book.   Austin  

Porterfield, Bill:  The Loose Herd of Texans. 1978.   Texas History  

Pryor, Cactus:  Inside Texas.  1982.  Texas  

Purcell, Mabelle:  This Is Texas.  1977.  Biography 

Ragsdale, Crystal S.:  The Golden Free Land, The Reminiscences and Letters of Women on an American Frontier.               1976.   Memorial Book. Biography   

Reynolds, George:  Foxfire Book 10.  1993.  Memorial Book.  Pioneer Life  

Reynolds, Robert.  Texas. Photographs of Texas. 1973.  Oversize.  Texas  

Rifkind, Carol:  Main Street, The Face of Urban America. A Description with Photographs of Communities of the Late  1800s and the Early 1900s.  1977.  Oversize.  United States History  

Riquier, Aline:  The Cotton in Your T-Shirt. 1995.    Plants  

Robinson, Dorothy R.:  The Bell Rings at Four - A Black Teacher's Chronicle of Change. 1974.  Biography  

Rogers, Lisa Waller:  A Texas Sampler.  Historic Recolleactions.  1998. Biography

Ruff, Ann:  Unsung Heroes of Texas.  Stories of Courage and Honor from Texas History and Legend.  1985.  Biography

Ruggles, William B.  Trails of Texas - Poems. 1972. Texas History  

Sargent, Ben:  Texas Statehouse Blues - Editorial Cartoons.  1980.  Texas  

Saselk, M.:  This Is Texas - Stories and Pictures of Places in Texas. 1967.     Texas  

Scarbrough, Clara Stearns:  Land of Good Water - Takachue Pouetsu - A Williamson County, Texas, History.  Map.   1973.    Texas Town  

Schawe, Williedell:  Wimberley's Legacy. 1967. Pioneer Life  

Schnacke, Dick:  American Folk Toys. 85 Folk Toys and How to Make Ghem. 1973.   Pioneer Life

Scully, Michael.  This Is Texas - A Photographic Tour of the Greatest State.  1936.   Special  Collection

Seals, Ellen:  A Legend Collection - Fact and Fancy Tales about Us, Our Ancestors,  Coming to Texas, and What   Happened  Afterwards.  1981. Biography  

Second Grade Story Telling Curriculum, EHC Pilot Program, 1990. "Trip to Texas."     (notebook format).  Curriculum  

Seligman, Claudia Dee:  Texas Women, Legends in Their Own Time. 1989.      Biography  

Shelton,  Emmett, Sr.:  My Austin, Remembering the Teens and Twenties.  1994.    Gift Book. Biography  

Shettles, Elijah L.:  Recollections of a Long Life.  An Itinerant Minister in Early Day Texas.  1973.  Biography  

Silverhorne, Elizabeth:  Plantation Life in Texas. 1986.  Texas History  

Simons, P. W.:  The Inanimate Land - Poems of  the Hill Country.  1960.  Pioneer Life  

Sinclair, Dorothy:  Tales of the Texians.  A Living Texas History.  Teacher's Manual.  1985.  Pioneer Life  

Sitton, Thad:  Bringing History Home - Classroom Projects for theTexas     Sesquicentennial.  1986. (spiral bound).                   Texas History 

Sitton, Thad:  Ringing the Children In - Texas Country Schools.  1987.  Memorial Book.    Pioneer Life  

Sitton, Thad:  The Loblolly Book.  1983.  Pioneer Life  

Sitton, Thad: The Loblolly Book, Vol. 1. 1983. Copy 1, Copy 2.  Memorial Books.  Pioneer Life  

Sitton, Thad: The Loblolly Book, Vol. 2. 1986. Memorial Book.  Pioneer Life  

Skinner, Constance:  Pioneers of the Old Southwest. A Chronicle of the Dark and Bloody Ground. (Colonial History.)  1919.   Display.  Pioneer Life

Sloane, Eric:  Diary of an Early American Boy, Noah Blake, 1805.  1962.  Pioneer Life

Sloan, Eric:  Don't - A Little Book of Early  American Gentility.  1968.  Pioneer Life

Smithsonian Institute:1986 Festival of American  Folklife and Program Book. 1986.   Folklife   

Smithwick, Noah:  The Evolution of a State or Recollection of Old Texas Days.  1983.  Biography  

Snow, Dorthea J.:  Mother Goose - The Complete Book of Nursery Rhymes. 1941.     Folklore  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. LXXVI, No. 3, January, 1973.  Texas History

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. LXXVI,  No. 4, April, 1973.  Index.  Texas History

Southwestern Historical Quarterly,  Vol. LXXVII, No. 3, January, 1974.  Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. LXXVIII, No.  3, January, 1975.  Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. LXXIX, No. 2, October, 1975.   Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. LXXIX, No. 4, April, 1976.   Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. LXXXX, No. 2, October, 1976.   Texas History

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. XC, No. 1, July, 1986.  Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. XC, No. 3, January, 1987.  Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. XC, No. 4, April, 1987. Index 1986-1987. Table of Contents.  Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. XCI, No. 1, July, 1987.  Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. XCI, No. 2, October, 1987.  Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. XCI, No. 3, January. 1988.  Texas History  

Southwestern Historical Quarterly:  Index. 1987-1988.  Vol. XCI, No. 4, April, 1988. Texas History  

Sowell, A. J.:  A Life of Big Foot Wallace. 1899, 1957.  Biography  

Stanush, Barbara Evans:  Texans, A Story of Texas Cultures for Young People. 1988.  Texas Cultures  

Steen, Ralph:  The Texas News.  A Miscellany of Texas History in Newspaper Style. Special Chistmas Supplement by  Curtis Bishop.  1955.  Texas History  

Stirn, Carl P.:  Turn-of-the-Century Dolls, Toys, and Gemes.  The Complete Illustrated by  Carl P. Stirn Catalog from  1893. 1990.  Pioneer Life

Stillwell, Hallie Crawford:  I'll Gather My Geese.   1989.  Biography  

Stovall, Frances:  Clear Springs and Limestone Ledges - A History of San Marcos and Hays County for the             Texas Sesquicentennial. 1986. Memorial Book.  Texas

Strom, Ann Miller:  Kyle, The  Prairie City - A History of Kyle, Texas.  1880-1980.  1981. Texas Towns

Studley, Vance:  The Woodworker's Book of Wooden Toys.  1980.  Memorial Book.  Pioneer Life

Syatt, Dick: Country Talk - A Complete Book of Localisms,  Bright Regional

Remarks and Baldfaced Insults.  1980.  Folk Speech

Syatt, Dick:  Like We Say Back Home.  1987. Folk Speech 

Syers, Ed:  Off the Beaten Trail -  Stories and Places in Texas.  1971.  Texas  

Taft, Harold:  Texas Weather.  1975.  Texas

Taylor, Bride N.:  Elizabeth Ney, Sculptor. 1938. Biography

Texana I - The Frontier. Proceedings of Humanities Forum, 1980.  Kirsten Mullen and Candace Volz. (spiral bound).   Texas History

Texana II  -  Cultural Heritage of the Plantation South. Jefferson, Texas.   Candace   Volz and Kirsten Mullen. 1981.  (spiral bound).  Texas History

Texana.  Vol. IX, No. 2, 3, 4 (Index), 1971;  Vol. X, No. 1, 2, 3, 1972; Vol XI, No. 3, 4 (Index),  1973.  Texas               History  

Texas Almanac for 1857 with Statistics, Historical, and Biographical Sketches of Texas. 1986. Facsimile.  Gift.  Texas  

Texas Almanacs.  1969. 1975 -1987 (20 vols.) Texas  

Texas and the American Revolution. Institute of Texas Cultures.  1975.  Texas History  

Texas History Movies:  A Cartoon History of  the Lone Star State, Sesquicentennial Edition.  1986.  Texas History  

Texas Travel Handbook.  1968.  Texas  

Time-Life Book Editors: This Fabulous Country - America.  1920-1930. Volume III.    1974.   Oversize.  United States History  

Tinkle, Lon:  The Alamo, Thirteen Days to Glory.  1958.  Texas History  

Tomlinson Lone Star Book of Texas Records. 1976. Texas  

Topperwein, Fritz: Charcoal and Charcoal Burners.  1950. Display.   Pioneer Life  

Tull, Delanna:  A Practical Guide to Edible and Useful Plants.  1987.  Memorial Book.  Plants  

Tunis, Edwin:  Indians.  1959.   Texas History

Twist, Ananias: Snide Lights on Texas History. 1939.  Texas History  

Tyler, Ron:  The Slave Narratives of Texas.  1997.   Texas History  

Tyler, Roy, editor:  Views of Texas, 1852-1856. Watercolors by Sarah Ann Handinge  Together with a Journal of     Her Departure from Texas.  1988.  Texas History

Utley, Dan K.:  Reflections of a Riverbend - Historical Investigations Along the Colorado River in Southwestern  Burnet County, Texas. 1994. Memorial Book.  Texas History  

Vance, Linda:  Eanes, Portrait of a Community. 1986. Display.  Eanes Area History  

Wade, David:  The First Texas Cook Book.  A Thorough Treatise on the Art of Cookery, 1986 (reprint) 1883.                  Cookbook

Walker,  Barbara M.:  The Little House Cookbook,  Ingalls Wilder's Classic Stories.  1979.  Cookbook  

Walking Back in Time:  Old Rock Schoolhouse Curriculum for Third Grade.  Developed by E.I.S.D. Teachers and Staff, and Eanes History Center Board.   1988. (notebook format). Curriculum  

Walther, Judy:  Identification of Woody Plants in the Wild Basin.  1981.  Plants   

Walton, W.M.:  Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson, A Famous Texan. 1884,  1956.  Biography  

Ward, Don:  Cowboys and Cattle Country. 1961. Texas

Webster's New World Dictionary of the American Language.  1960 edition.  Texas  

White, C.C.:  No Quittin' Sense.  1969.  Biography     

White House Cookbook.  nd  Special Collection

Wiggin, Kate:  The Birds Christmas Carol. 1891. Display.  Biography

Wigginton, Eliot:  Foxfire Book.  1972.  Pioneer Life  

Wigginton, Eliot:  Foxfire Book 2.  1973.  Pioneer Life  

Wigginton, Eliot:  Foxfire Book 3.  1975.  Memorial Book.  Pioneer Life  

Wigginton, Eliot:  Foxfire Book 4.  1977.  Pioneer Life  

Wigginton, Eliot:  Foxfire  Book 5. 1979.  Pioneer Life  

Wigginton, Eliot:  Foxfire Book 6. 1980. Autographed, Memorial Book.  Pioneer Life

Wigginton, Eliot:  Foxfire Book  8. 1983.  Autographed, Memorial Book.  Pioneer Life  

Wigginton, Eliot:  Foxfire Book  9. 1986. Memorial Book.  Pioneer Life  

Will, Frederic:  From a Year in Greece.  John Guerin, Artist.  1967.  Biography

Williams, Ruth Ann:  Proudley She Serves, 1876- 1986.  History of Pease School.  1976.  Austin  

Willoughby,  Larry:  Texas Rhythm, Texas Rhyme.  A Pictorial History of Texas Music.  1984. Music 

Winkler, E. W.:  Manuscript Letters and Documents of Early Texas in Facsimile Folio Collection of Original            Documents, 1921-1845.  Designed by Don Irwin. 1936.  Special Collection

Wood, Jane R.:  The Train to Estelline. Teaching in Early Day Texas. 1987.   Texas History  

Wooster, Ralph A.:  Texas Vistas - Selections from the Southwestern Quarterly. 1988.  Texas History  

Wooten, Mattie:  Women Tell the Story of the Southwest.  1940.   Biography

Wright, Louis:  Everyday Life on the American Frontier.   1968.  Pioneer Life  

Writer's Round Table:  Padre Island. 1950.  Texas  

Zelade, Richard:  Austin - The Complete Guide to Texas' Capital City.  1984.  Austin  

Zelade, Richard:  Hill Country - Discovering the Secrets of the Hill Country.  1983.  Texas

Zeplin, Zeno:  Great Texas Christmas Legends. An Official Texas Sesquicentennial Commemorative.  1985.  Christmas  

Zeplin, Zeno:  Secrets of Silver Valley.  An Official Texas Sesquicentennial Commemorative.  1985.  Biography  

Zlatkovich, Charles:  Texas  Metropolitan Area Profiles.  1979.  Texas  


Display Book Collection

Barker, Eugene:  A School History of Texas.  1928.   Display. Textbook Collection

Brown,  Mrs. Mary:  A Condensed History of Texas for Schools.  1895. Display.  Textbook Collection

Brown,  Thomas:  The Winston Simplified Dictionary for Schools. 1937. (Displayed on Student Desk.) Display.       Textbook Collection

Cooper, Mable:  Favorite Stories. 1923. Display. Classroom Collection

The Defender.  Travis County Rural Schools. 1936. Original Copy. Display.  General Book Collection

Depwe, Dorothy:  Eanes, A History of a School and a Community. 1986.  Display.   General Book Collection

Depwe, Dorothy:  Reflections of a Proud Heritage. nd. Display. General Book Collection

Dobie J.Frank:  On the Open Range. 1951.  Display. Classroom Collection

Gray, Clarence:  The Workday Readers.  A Basic Text in Reading for the Fourth Grade. Display.  Textbook Collection

Hanthorn, Alice:  Billy Boy on the Farm.  1929. Display Textbook Collection

Irish, Marie:  Good Things for Washington and Lincoln Birthdays. Circa 1920s.  Display.  Special Collection

McCallum, A.N.:  The New Century Spelling Book.  1908.  Copy 1.  Display  Textbook Collection

McSpadden, Walter:  Texas, A Romantic Story for Young People. 1927.  Display.  Textbook Collection

Morris, Charles:  Young People's History of the World for the Past 100 Years.  1902.  Display.  Classroom Collection

Mott, Carolyn:  The Children's Book on How to Use Books and Libraries.  1948. (Displayed on File Cabinet 3.)     Display.   General   Book Collection

Our Presidents. (booklet) nd. Display. Special Collection

The New Texas Reader, Designed and Dedicated to the Children of Texas. 1864, 1962. (Displayed on File Cabinet 3.)    Display.  Textbook Collection

Skinner, Constance.  Pioneers of the Old Southwest. (Colonial History). Display.  General Book Collection

Topperwein, Fritz:  Charcoal and Charcoal Burners. 1950.  Display.  General Book Collection

Vance, Linda:  Eanes, Portrait of a Community. 1986. Display.  General Book  Collection

Webster, Noah:  The Elementary Spelling Book. The National Standard, An Improvement on the American Spelling  Book.  "Blue-Back Speller." 1908.  (Original  in Display Cabinet 1. Facsimile Copy displayed on File Cabinet        3.)  Display.   Textbook Collection

White, E.E.:  A New Elementary Artihmetic. 1883. Display. Textbook Collection

Wiggin, Kate:  The Birds Christmas Carol.  1891.  Biography.  Display.  General Book Collection

Books in the Vertical File

Alamo - Long Barrack Museum.  nd  (soft back issue) Texas History 

All Around the Canyon.  Annalee Burns.  1970.  Texas History

Austin in a Nutshell.  1942. (booklet).  Austin  

Audubon Nature Trail.  Plants:  Native  

Big Bend Country.  McCarty. 1968.  Texas  

A Burnt-Rock Midden Site in Travis County.  By H.F Sturgis.  1956.  (photocopy)  Archaeology

Charcoal and Charcoal Burners.  Topperwein.  1950.  Pioneer Life

Charter of the City of Austin.  Compiled by the Austin City Attorney, 1953.  Austin  

Chuck Wagon Lore - Camp Cookin' and Recipes. Cookbook. Gomez.  (photocopy)   1991.  Pioneer Life  

Cisneros, Jose:  Faces of the Borderlands.  Twenty-one Drawings with Text by the Author.  1977. 

Cisneros, Jose:  Riders of the Border.  A Selection of Thirty Drawings with Text by the Artist.  1971

Citizens Guide to Austin and Travis County.  1978.  Travis County  

Coblentz, Catherine:   Ah-yo-ka, Daughter of Sequoya.  Development of a Written  Language.1963.  Indians

Cross Timbers. Folklore and Local History from Denton Area.  Martin.  1976.  Folklore  

The Defender,  Eanes County Public School, 1936.   Copy 2. (unbound photocopy).  Eanes School History  

Doughty, Robin:  The Mockingbird.  1988.   Wildlife

Duncan, John:  Manners and Morals of Long Ago.  A Long Ago Book.  1933.  Pioneer Life

Eanes, History of the School and Community. Dorothy Depwe. 1976. Copy 2. (photocopy).  Eanes Area History  

Elliott, Doug:  Crawdads, Doodlebugs, and Creasy Greens -  Song, Stories, and Lore Celebrating the Natural World.  1955.  Music

Erbsen, Wayne:  Front Porch Old-Time songs.  48 Great Sing-Along Favorites.  1993.  Music

Flint Flaking.  J.M. Morris.  Indians.  1973.  (photocopy)

Fort Worth in the Civil War. Farber.  nd  Texas Towns 

Gittinger, Ted:  Conversations with Elroy.  A Sharecropper's Memoir.  1999.  Pioneer Farm

Gonzales, Richard:  What Oil Means to Texas.  1950.  Texas

Greenwood, Alex H.:  Mister Greenwood Who Fished.  The Personal Memoirs of  Alex H.  Greenwood, Sr.                     1872-1956. 1969.  Living in Texas

Growing Up in Texas. Who?  When?  Where?  Vera Spellman Abby.  1985.  Texas 

Heart of Texas Cookbook. Louise Dillo. 1980.  Pioneer Life

Heating with Wood.  Larry Gay.  1974.  Pioneer Life

Historic Austin - A Collection of Walking/Driving Tours. A Key to Austin's Architectural History. Greenhill. 1981.               Austin

Holiday Goodies and How to Make Them.  Beilenson.  1952. Pioneer Life

Indian Years and Archaeology.  Robert Mallouf. 1983. Indians  

Jenkins, John H.  The General's Tight Pants.  Edward Warren's Texas Tour,  1836.  1976.  Texas History

Josefina Story Quilt.  Eleanor Coerr. 1986. Pioneer Life

Kavanagh, James:  Texas Trees and Wildflowers.  Plant Guide.  1998.  Plants

L.C.R.A. Opens a Window to Prehistoric Times on the Colorado River.  John M. Motter.  1988. Archeology

Legacy  in Pieces - Your Land and the Texas Past. Robert Mallouf.  1983.  Archaeology  

Life in a Log Cabin on the Texas Frontier.  Helen Moss. 1983.  Pioneer Life 

Lines, Lyrics `n' Lies by Songwriter, Poet, and  Storyteller.  Frank Hill.  1991.  Folklore

Museum of Early American Tools.  Eric Sloan. 1964. (photocopy)  Pioneer Life

Nineteenth Century Austin.  Katherine Hart. 1970. Austin History

Nixon, Joan Lowery:  Orphan Train Children  -  Lucy's  Wish.  1999.  Texas History

Nixon, Joan Lowery:   Orphan Train Children - Will's Choice.   1999 Texas History

Old Buildings, New Buildings. Austin History.  Kathleen Chandler.  1977   Austin

Old-Fashioned Applique Quilt Designs.  Susan Johnston. 1985.  Pioneer Life

Outdoor Recreation on Goverment Lands in Texas, An Analysis.  David Reed and        Leslie Reid.  1967. Texas:  Parks

Pause for Nostalgia - Memoirs of the 1920s and 1930s. Texas: Growing Up in Texas 

Pioneer Living in the Early Days.  Pioneer Life  

Pioneer Workshop.  Judy Cole and Mary Minturn.  1975. Pioneer Life

Point/Counterpoint. nd  Texas Travel

Proverbs in Pictures.  Our Version of an Antique.  1981. Folk Speech  

Quilts and Quilt Making Priner. Beverly Orbello. 1980. Pioneer Life

Reflections of a Proud Heritage. Dorothy Depwe. 1986. Copy 2. (photocopy)  Eanes Area History 

Remnants of a Republic.  Experiencing Through Texas History.  Spurgin.  1986.  Texas History  

The Republic - History of the Texas Flag.  Texas: Symbol

The Romance of the Patchwork Quilt in America.  Part I -History and Quilt Patches.  Rose Kretsinger. 1935.           (photocopy).    Pioneer Life

Sesquicentennial Celebrations - Bringing History Home.  Thad Sitton.  1986.  Texas History  

Sturbridge in America.  Bicentennial Publication. 1986. Pioneer Life

Seven Silver Spoons Cookbook.  Temmermanns Seven. 1983. Pioneer Life

Texas' First Ladies Historical Costume Collection.   Velda Newcomer.  Clothing 

Texas, A Musical Romance of Panhandle History - Palo DuroCanyon State Park.

Paul Green. 1973. Pictures  by G. Harvey.  Texas:  Parks

Texas History Movies. 1956.  Texas History 

Tribbet, A. R.:  Guide to Points of Geologic Interest in Austin.  Guidebook  Number 16, 1983.  Includes  "Geologic Map              of the Austin Area, Texas."  Reprinted,  1980.

Tour of Old Sturbridge Village.  Chamberlain. 1955. Pioneer Life

Treasure Tempest in Texas. Jerry Sadler. Texas History

Walking Back in Time. Eanes History Center Third Grade Manual. (unbound photocopy). 1987.  Eanes History Center 

Weems, John:  Austin, 1839 - 1989.   Austin History

Wildflowers of Texas.  Betsy Warren. 1979.  Plants  

Wild Plants to Eat.  Workbook.  Jack and Miriam Darnall.   1975.  Plants   

Woody Plants of the Wild Basin Area.  Judy Walther. 1981. Plants 

You Are the Guardian of the Past. Robert Mallouf. 1983. Archaeology 

EISD  Schools Yearbooks


El Paisano        1970                Vol. 1

El Paisano        1971                Vol. 2

El Paisano        1973                Vol. 4

El Paisano        1974                Vol. 5

El Paisano        1977                Vol. 8

El Paisano       1979                Vol. 10

El Paisano        1984                Vol. 15           

El Paisano       1986                 Vol. 17

El Paisano        1992                Vol. 23



1980                Vol. 2

1981                Vol. 3

1985                Vol. 7

1986                Vol. 8

1987                Vol. 9

1991-92           Vol. 14

1995                Vol. 17

1996                Vol. 18

ND (silver back)           "Cougar Reflections"


WEST RIDGE MIDDLE SCHOOL  "West Ridge Retrospect"

1988                Vol. 1

1989                Vol. 2

1991                Vol. 4