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New book list - April 24, 2017 By date  |  By subject

Below is a list of books the Library has received during the past two months.

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Week of Monday, Apr 17 2017

Music in Texas : a survey of one aspect of cultural progress / Lota M. Spell.
Austin, Tex., 1936.
780.9764 SP32M 1936
Received: 4/21/2017
Music--Texas--History and criticism.
Music fast (OCoLC)fst01030269
MUSICA--ESTADOS UNIDOS--TEXAS--HISTORIA Y CRITICA.

Captain Medwin, friend of Byron and Shelley.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1962]
928.2 L943C 1962
Received: 4/21/2017

Post office papers of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1839 / compiled and edited ... by James M. Day ; assisted by Mary Osburn [and others].
Austin [Tex.] : Texas State Library, 1966.
976.4 D332P 1966
Received: 4/21/2017
Postal service--Law and legislation--Texas.
Postal service--Texas--History--Sources.
Postal service--Texas--Records and correspondence.

Post office papers of the Republic of Texas, 1839-1840 / compiled and edited ... by James M. Day ; assisted by Mary Osburn [and others].
Austin [Tex.] : Texas State Library, 1967.
976.4 D332P 1967
Received: 4/21/2017
Postal service--Texas--History.
Postal service--Texas--Records and correspondence.

Calendar of the papers of Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar / compiled and edited by Michael R. Green.
Austin, Tex. : Texas State Library, 1982.
016.9764 G824C 1982
Received: 4/21/2017
Manuscripts, American--Texas--Austin--Catalogs.
History--Sources--Manuscripts.
Manuscripts.
Manuscripts, American.

A new history of Texas for schools : also for general reading and for teachers preparing themselves for examination / by Anna J. Hardwicke Pennybacker.
Austin, Tex., P.V. Pennybacker, 1900.
976.4 P385H 1900
Received: 4/19/2017

Tyler, Texas, C.S.A.
Harrisburg, Pa., Stackpole Co. [1958]
623.4 AL13T 1958
Received: 4/19/2017
Confederate States Ordnance Works, Tyler, Tex.

Hello, Texas : a history of telephony in the Lone Star State / edited by Jerry F. Hall.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Telephone Association, Ã1990.
384.60976 H143H 1990
Received: 4/19/2017
Telephone--Texas--History.
Telephone.

Texas; a contest of civilizations, by George P. Garrison.
Boston, New York, Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903.
976.4 G193T 1903
Received: 4/19/2017

The district manager.
[S.l.] : Dead Tree, 2016. .block 813.54 M666D
813.54 M666D
Received: 4/19/2017

Joe Bailey, the last democrat, by Sam Hanna Acheson.
New York, The Macmillan Company, 1932.
923.273 AC45J 1932
Received: 4/19/2017
Politics and government fast (OCoLC)fst01919741 .block 923.273 AC45J 1932

The trimmed lamp : and other stories of the four million / by O. Henry [i.e. W.S. Porter].
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Page, 1920.
813.49 P849T
Received: 4/19/2017
Short stories.
Short stories.

Week of Monday, Apr 10 2017

The University of Texas : a pictorial account of its first century / by Margaret C. Berry.
Austin : University of Texas Press, Ã1980.
378.764 B459U 1980
Received: 4/13/2017

Houston, gateway to the future : a contemporary portrait / by Gary Taylor.
Chatsworth, Calif. : Windsor, 1991.
976.4 T214H 1991
Received: 4/13/2017
Industries--Texas--Houston.
Civilization.
Economic history.
Industries.

The old man and lesser mortals [by] Larry L. King.
New York, Viking Press [1974]
818.5407 K584O 1974
Received: 4/13/2017
Journalists, American--Correspondence, reminiscences, etc.

The Texas Indians / by Mary Jourdan Atkinson ; decoration by Ralph J. Pereida.
San Antonio, Tex. : Naylor Co., 1935.
970.464 AT56T 1935
Received: 4/13/2017
Indians of North America--Texas.
Indians of North America--Social life and customs.
Indians of North America.
Indians of North America--Social life and customs.

Emerging issues in Texas telemedicine regulation.
Austin, TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85-5
Received: 4/13/2017
Telecommunication in medicine--Texas.

Texas may consider how transportation network companies are regulated.
Austin, TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85-3
Received: 4/13/2017
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

How a bill becomes law : 85th Legislature.
Austin, Tex. : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85-2
Received: 4/13/2017
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

Alvin M. Owsley of Texas, apostle of Americanism / by Marion S. Adams ; Introduction by General Mark W. Clark.
Waco, Texas : Texian Press, [1971]
369.1861 AD19A 1971
Received: 4/10/2017

The log of a cowboy / by Andy Adams ; pictures by R. Farrington Elwell.
Boston, MA : Houghton Mifflin, Ã1955.
917.8 AD17L 1955
Received: 4/10/2017
Cowboys.
Cowboys.
Littâerature amâericaine--20e siáecle.
Westerns (littâerature) ram .block 917.8 AD17L 1955

35,000 days in Texas; a history of the Dallas news and its forbears, by Sam Acheson.
New York, The Macmillan Company, 1938.
071.64 AC45D 1938
Received: 4/10/2017

Report to the 85th Legislature / Transition Legislative Oversight Committee.
Austin, TX : Transition Legislative Oversight Committee, [2016]
L1836.84 IN8J
Received: 4/10/2017
Public welfare administration--Texas.
Public health administration--Texas.

Report to the 85th Legislature / Transition Legislative Oversight Committee.
Austin, TX : Transition Legislative Oversight Committee, [2016]
L1836.84 H349T
Received: 4/10/2017
Public welfare administration--Texas.
Public health administration--Texas.

Report of the Commission on Uniform State Laws : to the 85th Texas Legislature.
Austin, TX : Texas Commission on Uniform State Laws, [2016]
U400.1 R299S 2016
Received: 4/10/2017
Uniform state laws--Texas.

Summary of House Committee substitute for Senate Bill 1 : 2018-19 biennium / Legislative Budget Board ; submitted to the House Committee on Appropriations.
Austin, TX : Legislative Budget Board, [2017]
L1300.8 B859 2018/19SH
Received: 4/10/2017
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

CSSB 1, the House Appropriation Committee's proposed budget for fiscal 2018-19.
Austin, TX : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2017]
L1801.9 ST94 85F-2
Received: 4/10/2017
Budget--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, Texas House of Representatives, interim rpeort 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Abel Herrero, chairman ; committee clerk, Miguel Liscano.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, [2017]
L1836.84 IN8H
Received: 4/10/2017
Criminal justice, administration of--Texas.
Family violence--Texas.

House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, Texas House of Representatives, interim rpeort 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Abel Herrero, chairman ; committee clerk, Miguel Liscano.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, [2017]
L1836.84 C868H
Received: 4/10/2017
Criminal justice, administration of--Texas.
Family violence--Texas.

House Select Committee on Transportation Planning, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Joe C. Pickett, chairman ; committee clerk, Julie Young.
12 p. ; 28 cm.
L1836.84 IN8H
Received: 4/10/2017
Transportation and state--Texas.
Transportation--Texas--Finance.

House Select Committee on Transportation Planning, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Joe C. Pickett, chairman ; committee clerk, Julie Young.
12 p. ; 28 cm.
L1836.84 T686PS
Received: 4/10/2017
Transportation and state--Texas.
Transportation--Texas--Finance.

Week of Monday, Apr 03 2017

Texas as it is today, by Alfred E. Menn.
Austin, Tex., Gammel's Book Store, (1926 printing)c1925.
976.4 M526T 1926
Received: 4/3/2017

The Texas women's hall of fame [by] Sinclair Moreland.
Austin, Tex., Biographical Press, 1917.
920.0764 M814T 1917
Received: 4/3/2017
Women--Texas--Biography.
Halls of fame--Texas.
Halls of fame.
Women.

Texas Folklore Society, 1943-1971 : Volume 2 / F.E. Abernethy.
Denton, TX : University of North Texas Press, 1994.
398.06 AB37T V.2
Received: 4/3/2017
Folklore--Texas--History.
Texas--Social life and customs.
Texas Folklore Society--History.

Texas Folklore Society. Volume 1, 1909-1943 / F.E. Abernethy.
Denton, TX : University of North Texas Press, 1992.
398.06 AB37T V.1
Received: 4/3/2017
Folklore--Texas--History--20th century.
Folklore archives--Texas.
Folklore--Texas--History--20th century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Customs & Traditions.
Folklore.
Folklore archives.
Manners and customs.

African Americans in South Texas history / [edited by Bruce A. Glasrud] ; foreword by Cary D. Wintz.
College Station, Tex : Texas A & M University Press, 2011.
305.896 G463A 2011
Received: 4/3/2017
African Americans--Texas, South--History.

Legislative Budget Board staff reports / prepared by Legislative Budget Board staff.
Austin, Tex. : Legislative Budget Board, [2017]
L1300.8 ST13 2017
Received: 4/3/2017
Finance, Publc--Texas.

Texas legislative glossary / prepared by the Research Division of the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Legislative Council, [2017]
L1400.5 L524G 2017
Received: 4/3/2017
Bills, Legislative--Texas--Terminology.
Legislation--Texas.--Terminology.

Texas Legislative information and resources / prepared by the Research Division of the Texas Legislative Council.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Legislative Council, [2017]
L1400.5 L524R 2017
Received: 4/3/2017
Legislation--Texas--Terminology.
Bills, Legislative--Texas--Terminology.
Legislation--Texas.
Bills, Legislative--Texas.

Summary of Senate Committee substitute for Senate Bill 1 : 2018-19 biennium / Legislative Budget Board ; submitted to the Senate Committee on Finance.
[Austin, Tex.] : Legislative Budget Board, [2017]
L1300.8 B859 2018/19SS
Received: 4/3/2017
Bills, Legislative.--Texas.

Week of Monday, Mar 27 2017

5th annual firearms law : what every Texas lawyer needs to know / course director, Mark A. Correro.
Austin, Texas : State Bar of Texas, 2016.
363.33 C817F 2016
Received: 3/30/2017
Firearms--Law and legislation--Texas.
Firearms--Law and legislation.

Week of Monday, Mar 13 2017

Painting in Texas; the nineteenth century, by Pauline A. Pinckney. Introd. by Jerry Bywaters.
Austin, Tex., Published for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth, by the University of Texas Press [1967]
759.164 P651P 1967
Received: 3/15/2017
Painting, American--Texas.
Painters--Texas.
Peinture amâericaine--Texas.
Peintres--Texas.
Painters.
Painting, American.

Women in Civil War Texas : Diversity and Dissidence in the Trans-Mississippi / edited by Deborah M. Liles and Angela Boswell.
Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, [2016]
305.409764 L627W 2016
Received: 3/15/2017
Women--Texas--History--19th century.
Women pioneers--Texas.
Women.
Women pioneers.
Women--Texas--History.
Women--19th century.
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877) bisacsh
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies.

The Latina advantage : gender, race, and political success / Christina E. Bejarano.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [2013]
305.868 B397L 2013
Received: 3/15/2017
Women legislators--United States.
Latin Americans--United States.
Latin Americans.
Women legislators.

Texas dames : sassy and savvy women throughout Lone Star history / Carmen Goldthwaite.
Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2012.
976.4 G58T 2012
Received: 3/15/2017
Women--Texas--Biography.
Women.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Historical.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies.

A love letter to Texas women / Sarah Bird.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2016.
813.54 B532L 2016
Received: 3/15/2017
Women--Texas--Humor.
Manners and customs.
Women.
20160930 New List current.

Let me tell you what I've learned : Texas wisewomen speak / PJ Pierce ; foreword by Liz Carpenter.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002.
920.7209764 P611L 2002
Received: 3/13/2017
Women--Texas--Interviews.
Women--Texas--Biography.
Oral history.
Women--interview.
TEXANA.
Oral history.
Women.

Spoken from the heart / Laura Bush.
New York : Scribner, Ã2010.
973.931092 B963S 2010
Received: 3/13/2017
Presidents' spouses--United States--Biography.
Elementary school teachers--United States--Biography.
Librarians--United States--Biography.
Librarians--United States--Biography.
Presidents' spouses--United States--Biography.
Elementary school teachers--United States--Biography.
Librarians--United States--Biography.
Presidents' spouses--United States--Biography.
Elementary school teachers.
Librarians.
Marriage.
Politics and government.
Presidents' spouses.
Presidents' spouses--United States--Biography.
Teachers--United States--Biography.
Librarians--United States--Biography.

Locked in : the true causes of mass incarceration--and how to achieve real reform / John F. Pfaff.
New York : Basic Books, [2017]
365.973 P47L 2017
Received: 3/13/2017
Imprisonment--United States.
Criminal justice, Administration of--United States.
Corrections--United States.
Corrections.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Imprisonment.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology.
Criminal law.
Prisons--U.S.
Prisons.
Administration of criminal justice.

Week of Monday, Feb 20 2017

House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Tracy O. King, chairman ;committee clerk, Sam Bacarisse.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, [2016]
L1836.84 IN8H
Received: 2/24/2017
Agricultural industries--Texas.
Agriculture and state--Texas.
Land use, Rural--Texas.
Water-supply, Agricultural--Texas.
Water conservation--Texas.

House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Tracy O. King, chairman ;committee clerk, Sam Bacarisse.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, [2016]
L1836.84 AG86
Received: 2/24/2017
Agricultural industries--Texas.
Agriculture and state--Texas.
Land use, Rural--Texas.
Water-supply, Agricultural--Texas.
Water conservation--Texas.

House Committee on Transportation, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Joe C. Pickett, chairman ; committee clerk, Julie Young, Sam Gammage.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Transportation, [2016]
L1836.84 IN8H
Received: 2/24/2017
Transportation and state.--Texas.
Transportation--Texas--Finance.
Roads--Texas--Finance.
Toll roads--Texas.
Emergency management--Texas.

House Committee on Transportation, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / Joe C. Pickett, chairman ; committee clerk, Julie Young, Sam Gammage.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Transportation, [2016]
L1836.84 T687
Received: 2/24/2017
Transportation and state.--Texas.
Transportation--Texas--Finance.
Roads--Texas--Finance.
Toll roads--Texas.
Emergency management--Texas.

House Committee on Insurance, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / John Frullo, chairman ; committee clerk, Jesse Sifuentez.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Insurance, [2016]
L1836.84 IN8H
Received: 2/24/2017
Property insurance--Texas.
Health insurance claims--Texas.
Insurance law--Texas.
Workers' compensation--Texas.

House Committee on Insurance, Texas House of Representatives, interim report 2016 : a report to the House of Representatives, 85th Texas Legislature / John Frullo, chairman ; committee clerk, Jesse Sifuentez.
Austin, TX : House Committee on Insurance, [2016]
L1836.84 IN7
Received: 2/24/2017
Property insurance--Texas.
Health insurance claims--Texas.
Insurance law--Texas.
Workers' compensation--Texas.

A history of Fort Worth in black & white : 165 years of African-American life / by Richard F. Selcer.
Denton, Texas : UNT Press, [2015]
305.896 SE48H 2015
Received: 2/23/2017
African Americans--Texas--Fort Worth.
African Americans.
Social conditions.