The Library of Texas Series
The Library of Texas Series, jointly published by the DeGolyer Library and the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, attempts to make accessible various nineteenth-century books or previously unpublished source manuscripts in Texas history, newly edited, annotated, and introduced by contemporary scholars, with helpful indexes, all attractively designed, printed, and bound uniformly in cloth.
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List of Publications
Houston Displayed, or, Who Won the Battle of San Jacinto?
Author: Robert M. Coleman, 1799-1837
Edited by Stephen L. Hardin
2020. 132 p., cloth.
First published in 1837.
To the People of Texas
Author: Edwin Ward Moore, 1811-1865
Edited by Jonathan W. Jordan.
2011. xxix, 203 p., 8 p. of plates, ill., map. Cloth.
First published in 1843.
Twenty years among the Mexicans: a narrative of missionary labor
Author: Melinda Rankin, 1811-1888
Edited by Miguel Ángel González-Quiroga and Timothy Paul Bowman.
2008. xxxvii, 149 p., ill., maps, ports. Cloth.
First published in 1875.
The West from a car-window
Author: Richard Harding Davis, 1864-1916
Edited by Char Miller.
2006. xxv, 123 p., ill., map, facsim. Cloth.
First published in 1892.
A Texas patriot on trial in Mexico: José Antonio Navarro and the Texan Santa Fe expedition: a bilingual edition.
Author: José Antonio Navarro, 1795-1871
With translation, introduction, and notes by Andrés Reséndez.
2005. xxxii, 134 p., ill., map. Cloth.
Based on previously unpublished manuscripts at the Beinecke Library, Yale.
A journey through Texas; or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier
Author: Frederick Law Olmsted, 1822-1903
Edited by Randolph B. Campbell.
2004. xxi, 321 p., ill. Cloth.
First published in 1857.
Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé expedition: comprising a description of a tour through Texas, and across the great southwestern prairies, the Camanche and Caygua hunting-grounds, with an account of the sufferings from want of food, losses from hostile Indians, and final capture of the Texans and their march, as prisoners, to the city of Mexico; with illustrations and maps
Author: Geo. Wilkins (George Wilkins) Kendall, 1809-1867
Edited by Gerald D. Saxon & William B. Taylor.
2004. 2 v., ill., maps. Cloth.
First published in 1844.
$75.00 (two volumes)
The adventures and recollections of General Walter P. Lane, a San Jacinto veteran: containing sketches of the Texian, Mexican and late wars, with several Indian fights thrown in
Author: Walter P. (Walter Paye) Lane, 1817-1892
Edited by Jimmy L. Bryan, Jr.
2000. 216 p. Cloth. First published in 1887.
North America, particularly Texas in the year 1849: a travel account ; a book for emigrants, especially for persons enthusiastic about emigration
Author: Wilhelm Steinert
Translated from the German by Gilbert J. Jordan; edited by G. Jordan-Bychkov.
1999. xiv, 206 p., ill. (some col.), map, facsim. Cloth.
First published, in German, in 1850.
1999 publication out of print; reprinted in paperback, 2003.
The diary of William Fairfax Gray: from Virginia to Texas, 1835-1837
Author: William Fairfax Gray, 1787-1841
Edited from the original manuscript, with an introduction and notes, by Paul Lack.
1997. xxviii, 303 p., ill. Cloth.
First published in 1909.
Journal of the Texian expedition against Mier: subsequent imprisonment of the author, his sufferings, and final escape from the castle of Perote: with reflections upon the present political and probable future relations of Texas, Mexico, and the United States...
Author: Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson) Green, 1802-1863
Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Sam W. Haynes.
1993. xxvi, 293 p., ill. Cloth.
First published in 1845.
(out of print)
Recollections of Western Texas
John and William Wright
Austin: Bradley Hutchinson, 1995.
300 copies printed. $65; $95.
Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, or, Yachting in the New World
Author: Mrs. Houstoun (Matilda Charlotte), 1815?-1892
Edited by Marilyn McAdams Sibley.
1991. xviii, 274 p., ill. Cloth.
First published in 1845.