• Andrews and Archer County, TX Land Titles; 1831 - 1878; FI-0052, $10.00

  • Archer County Pioneers: A History of Archer County, Texas. Hereford, TX: Pioneer Book Publishers, 1969, O'Keefe, Ruth Jones, F392.A65A72 1969 TXCH

  • Archer County, Texas Centennial. Family History Book and Program Centennial Book Committee, McCrain Publishing Co., 1980. 239 pages, Contains lots of Archer County family histories but no index so may take a while to locate your lookup.

  • Archer County through Ninety-Eight Years. Denton, TX: n.p., 1957, Gage, Leta Byrne, 379N81 no.2523 TXCH

  • History of Holliday, Texas. [Quanah, TX: Nortex Offset Publications, 1972]. Hodge, Jeannine Goble, F394.H72 H62 TXCH

  • Trails Through Archer. Jack Loftin; Eakin Publications; 1979. I've heard good things about this book's author, Jack Loftin. Looking at the book, it appears to be a well-written narrative history of Archer County, including community sketches. The book is 577 pages long and does contain a full (first and last) name index.

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  • ACCESSION: 35162840 AUTHOR: Ingmire, Frances Terry. TITLE: Archer County, Texas land titles / PLACE: [St. Louis : PUBLISHER: Ingmire,] YEAR: 1979 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: v. ; 29 cm. NOTES: Includes index. Part I. SUBJECT: Land titles -- Texas -- Archer County. Archer County (Tex.) -- Genealogy. OTHER: Thompson, Robert Lee.

  • ACCESSION: 31070105 AUTHOR: Loftin, Jack, 1929- TITLE: Complete cemetery census of Archer County, Texas, 1837-1994 / YEAR: 1994 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: 204 p. : map ; 28 cm. NOTES: "Sponsored in part by the Archer County Historical Commission"-- P. [iv] Cover title. SUBJECT: Cemeteries -- Texas -- Archer County -- Registers. Registers of births, etc. -- Texas -- Archer County. Archer County (Tex.) -- Genealogy. OTHER: Loftin, Marie. Archer County Historical Commission.

  • ACCESSION: 13810197 TITLE: Archer County family history : shortgrass saga. PLACE: Archer County, Tex. : PUBLISHER: Archer County Family History Committee, YEAR: 1986 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: iv, 271 p. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm. NOTES: Includes index. SUBJECT: Archer County (Tex.) -- History. Archer County (Tex.) -- Genealogy. Archer County (Tex.) -- Biography. OTHER: Archer County Family History Committee (Tex.)

  • ACCESSION: 12769477 TITLE: Archer County, Texas, 1880-1980 centennial family history & program, June 29-July 6, 1980 / PLACE: Archer City, Tex. : PUBLISHER: McCrain Pub. Co., YEAR: 1980 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: 239 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. NOTES: Cover title: Archer County, Texas, centennial, June 29-July 6, 1980. SUBJECT: Archer County (Tex.) -- Genealogy. Archer County (Tex.) -- Biography. Archer County (Tex.) -- History. OTHER: Martin, Glenda. Kinder, Royal. Hoff, Marvin. Archer County, Texas, centennial, June 29-July 6, 1980.

  • ACCESSION: 5566365 AUTHOR: Ingmire, Frances Terry. TITLE: Original grantee, patentee / PLACE: St. Louis : PUBLISHER: Ingmire, YEAR: 1979 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: 29 p. ; 29 cm. NOTES: Cover title. Includes index. Archer County, Texas land titles.--Andrews County, Texas land titles. SUBJECT: Land titles -- Texas -- Archer County. Land titles -- Texas -- Andrews County. Archer County (Tex.) -- Genealogy. Andrews County (Tex.) -- Genealogy. OTHER: Thompson, Robert Lee, joint author.

  • ACCESSION: 3937690 AUTHOR: Hampton, O. V. TITLE: Archer County, Texas cemeteries / PLACE: Wichita Falls, Tex. : PUBLISHER: North Texas Genealogical and Historical Association, YEAR: 1970 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: 87 leaves : maps ; 28 cm. NOTES: Includes index. SUBJECT: Registers of births, etc. -- Texas -- Archer County. Archer County (Tex.) -- Genealogy.

  • ACCESSION: 30685188 AUTHOR: Sternadel, Jimmy. TITLE: A history of Archer County, Texas, to 1930 / YEAR: 1970 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: 160 leaves : ill., maps ; 28 cm. NOTES: Thesis (M.A.)--Midwestern University, Wichita Falls, Tex., 1970. Includes bibliographical references. SUBJECT: Archer County (Tex.) -- History. OTHER: Midwestern University (Wichita Falls, Tex.). Dept. of History. Masters thesis. Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls, Tex.). Dept. of History. Masters thesis

  • ACCESSION: 25616174 TITLE: Megargel Baptist Church, Megargel, Texas, church membership records and minutes PLACE: [S.l.] : PUBLISHER: Historical Committee of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, YEAR: 1987 uuuu PUB TYPE: Serial FORMAT: microfiches : negative. NOTES: Includes: v.1-6 (Oct. 1934-Aug. 1987) Title from accompanying sheet. SUBJECT: Megargel Baptist Church (Megargel, Tex.) -- History. Baptists -- Texas -- Megargel -- History. Baptists -- Texas -- Archer County -- History. Megargel (Tex.) -- Church history. Archer County (Tex.) -- Church history.

  • ACCESSION: 24535272 AUTHOR: Jones, Morgan, 1840-1926. TITLE: Papers, YEAR: 1877 1944 PUB TYPE: Archive/Manuscript Control FORMAT: circa 8,659 leaves NOTES: Includes correspondence, legal material, financial material, printed material, maps, a literary production and a photograph pertaining to Jones' activities as a railroad builder and businessman. Part of collection, about 7,000 leaves, is on microfilm. Railroad builder, entrepreneur. Born in 1840 in Wales. Immigrated to the U.S. shortly after the end of the Civil War and began working for the Union Pacific Railraod. After completion of the westward link with the Central Pacific, Jones moved to Texas in the 1870s to build with the Southern Transcontinental, which later became the Southern Pacific Railway. Before his death in 1926, Jones had built lengthy sections of the Texas and Pacific; the Gulf, Colorado, and Santa Fe; and the Fort Worth and Denver City railroads. Was also active in the short-line boom in Texas, and also had interests in banking, real estate, lumber, mining, cotton oil mills and cattle. Jones never married. He died in Abilene, Texas, in 1926. SUBJECT: Jones, Morgan, -- 1840-1926. Abilene and Southern Railway Company. C.R. Miller Manufacturing Company. Broadmere Land Company. Western Industrial Company. Louisiana Land and Lumber Company. Industrial Assets Company. A. C. Railway Construction. Dundee Land Sales. Wichita Valley Railway Company. Hamlin Cotton Oil Company. Railroads -- Texas -- History. Railroads -- Texas -- Finance -- History. Real estate business -- Texas -- History. Land companies -- Texas -- History. Dundee (Tex.) -- History. Archer County (Tex.) -- History. Baylor County (Tex.) -- History. Wichita County (Tex.) -- History. OTHER: Jones, Percy. Dodge, Grenville Mellen, 1831-1916.

  • ACCESSION: 24341860 AUTHOR: E.S. Graham Company. TITLE: Records, YEAR: 1839 1946 PUB TYPE: Archive/Manuscript Control FORMAT: 79,501 leaves NOTES: Includes correspondence, financial, legal and advertising material, photographs and miscellaneous material. Collection bulks (1839-1941) with correspondence dealing with both business and family matters. Letters are divided into letters received and letters sent. Of special interest are photographs dating from the 1890s. A diversified company with interests in sheep and cattle ranching, farming, coal mining and land sales. Established in 1870. Land sales were the primary business of the company and were based on lands originally part of the Texas Emigration and Land Company lands. E. S. Graham purchased land in Young County and moved to Texas in 1869 to serve as an agent for the Texas Emigration and Land Company. He then formed his own company which was later managed by his sons and grandsons. SUBJECT: Graham family. Graham, E. S. E.S. Graham Company. Texas Emigration and Land Company. Land companies -- Texas -- History. Land settlement -- Texas -- History. Sheep ranches -- Texas -- History. Cattle trade -- Texas -- History. Coal mines and mining -- Texas -- History. Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas -- History. Posters -- Texas -- History. Graham (Young County, Tex.) -- Census, 1892. Graham (Young County, Tex.) -- History. Young County (Tex.) -- History. Archer County (Tex.) -- History. Taylor County (Tex.) -- History. Spokane (Wash.) -- History.

  • ACCESSION: 23811249 AUTHOR: Nance, Winnie D. TITLE: A history of Archer County, Texas / YEAR: 1927 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: vi, 118 leaves ; 29 cm. NOTES: Typescript (photocopy). Thesis (M.A.)--University of Texas, 1927. Bibliography: leaves 114-118. SUBJECT: Archer County (Tex.) -- History.

  • ACCESSION: 23365986 AUTHOR: Clark and Plumb Company. TITLE: Records, YEAR: 1876 1891 PUB TYPE: Archive/Manuscript Control FORMAT: ca. 124 leaves NOTES: Collection contains two abstracts of title (1876-1891) for land in Archer, Clay, and Cooke Counties concerning the sale of land originally belonging to John K. Parker of Tipton County, Tennessee, to William Kuhlman and Ernst Hoff. Also contains a copy of the will of James Morrow of Clay County, Texas, and powers of attorney. Land company with pasture land in Archer, Clay, and Cooke Counties of Texas. SUBJECT: Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- Texas -- History -- 19th century. Land companies -- Texas -- History. Legal instruments -- Texas -- History. Abstracts of title -- Texas -- History. Clay County (Tex.) Archer County (Tex.) Cooke County (Tex.) OTHER: Parker, John K. Kuhlman, William. Hoff, Ernst. Morrow, James.

  • ACCESSION: 13346714 AUTHOR: Archer County News TITLE: Golden jubilee hard surface highway edition November 11, 1929 / PLACE: [Archer City, Tex.] , YEAR: 1972 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: 21 leaves ; 28 cm. NOTES: Mimeographed. SUBJECT: Archer County (Tex.) -- History -- Indexes.

  • ACCESSION: 7552253 AUTHOR: Loftin, Jack, 1929- TITLE: Trails through Archer : a centennial history, 1880-1980 / PLACE: [s.l] : Burnet, Tex. : PUBLISHER: Nortex Press ; Eakin Publications, YEAR: 1979 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: vi, 577 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. NOTES: Includes index. Bibliography: p. 530-534. ISBN: 0890152276 (Eakin) SUBJECT: Archer County (Tex.) -- History. OTHER: Archer County Historical Commission.

  • ACCESSION: 866802 AUTHOR: O'Keefe, Ruth Jones. TITLE: Archer County pioneers; a history of Archer County, Texas. PLACE: Hereford, Tex., PUBLISHER: Pioneer Book Publishers YEAR: 1969 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: ix, 133 p. illus. 28 cm. SUBJECT: Archer County (Tex.) -- History. Archer County (Tex.) -- Biography.

  • ACCESSION: 26822217 AUTHOR: Reitz, Robert. TITLE: Contemplating ruination : Texas flung near and far / PLACE: Oak Cliff, Tex. : PUBLISHER: Sun and Shadow Press, YEAR: 1991 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: 31 p. ; 22 cm. NOTES: "First edition November 20, 1991"--P. [3]. Clairemont, Kent County -- Saragosa, Reeves County -- Pine Springs, Culberson County -- La Noria, Brewster County -- Graford, Palo Pinto County -- Archer City, Archer County -- Lost Valley, Jack County -- Clarendon, Donley County -- Caddo, Stephens County -- Markley, Young County -- Tule Canon, Swisher County. SUBJECT: Texas -- Description and travel -- 1981- Texas -- History. OTHER: Smith, Gardner.

  • ACCESSION: 20342610 AUTHOR: Archer, Richard Thompson, 1797-1867. TITLE: Archer, Richard Thompson, family papers, IN: Natchez Trace Collection. (OCoLC)20315211. YEAR: 1790 1919 PUB TYPE: Archive/Manuscript Control FORMAT: 5 ft., 4 in. NOTES: Papers relate to Archer, his relatives, friends, and business associates and contain information on plantation life and economy, agricultural affairs, slaves and slavery in Mississippi and Virginia, and social life and customs in both states. Women's correspondence relates to children, clothing, education, mental and physical health, medical practices, and household affairs. Series 2 relates to associates in Mississippi, Virginia, and Texas, including Branch Tanner Archer (elder), William Segar Archer, the Anderson, Barnes, Cocke, Eggleston, Hobson, Johnson, and Willis families, Elijah Steele Drake, William P. Grayson, Felix Huston, and L. Masters. Archer, born in Virginia in 1797, came to Mississippi in 1824, married Ann Barnes [in 1833?], and settled on Anchuca Plantation near Port Gibson, Claiborne County, in 1837 and became a wealthy planter and slave-owner. SUBJECT: Agriculture -- Mississippi. Commission merchants -- Louisiana -- New Orleans. Cookery, American -- Mississippi. Freedmen. Lumber mills -- Mississippi. Medicine -- Practice -- Mississippi. Plantations -- Mississippi. Railroads -- Texas. Slaves -- Mississippi. Slaves -- Virginia. State rights. Amelia County (Va.) -- History -- Sources. Anchuca Plantation (Miss.) Claiborne County (Miss.) -- History -- Sources. Holmes County (Miss.) -- History -- Sources. Mississippi -- Social conditions. Port Gibson (Miss.) -- History -- Sources. Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Sources. Virginia -- Social conditions. OTHER: Archer, B. T. (Branch Tanner), 1790-1856. Archer, William Segar, 1789-1855. Archer family. Barnes family. Cocke family. Eggleston family. Huston, Felix, 1800-1857. Irving family. Masters, L. Percy family. Willis family.

  • ACCESSION: 19850142 TITLE: Taking stock : a Larry McMurtry casebook / EDITION: 1st ed. PLACE: Dallas : PUBLISHER: Southern Methodist University Press, YEAR: 1989 PUB TYPE: Book FORMAT: xix, 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. SERIES: Southwest life and letters NOTES: Bibliography: p. [407]-444. Taking stock : an introduction / Clay Reynolds -- Speaking plain : the essays and the general criticism / James Ward Lee -- Larry McMurtry and the persistent frontier / Tim Summerlin -- Journeying as a metaphor for cultural loss in the novels of Larry McMurtry / Janis P. Stout -- The ranch as place and symbol in the novels of Larry McMurtry / Raymond C. Phillips, Jr. -- McMurtry's women : "eros [libido, caritas, and philia] in [and out of] Archer County" / Billie Phillips -- From The dirt-farmer and the cowboy : notes on two Texas essayists / Tom Pilkington -- McMurtry's elegant essays / Dave Hickey -- Terms of estrangement / Donald Barthelme -- Tinsel talk / Bruce Bawer -- Doing without : the Thalia trilogy / Tom Pilkington -- From Elegy and exorcism : Texas talent and general concerns / Dave Hickey. From The ghost country : a study of the novels of Larry McMurtry / Raymond L. Neinstein -- From Larry McMurtry / Thomas Landess -- Showdown in the new Old West : the cowboy vs. the oilman / Clay Reynolds -- The death of the frontier in the novels of Larry McMurtry / Christopher Baker -- Initiation themes in McMurtry's cowboy trilogy / Kenneth W. Davis -- Damn the saddle on the wall : anti-myth in Larry McMurtry's Horseman, pass by / Mark Busby -- Anatomy and The last picture show : a matter of definition / Donald E. Fritz -- Moving on : the Houston trilogy / Ernestine P. Sewell -- More D'Urban : the Texas novels of Larry McMurtry / Kerry Ahearn -- Moving on ... and on ... and on / Elroy Bode -- Larry McMurtry, a writer in transition : an essay-review / Alan F. Crooks -- Moving on / Michael Mewshaw. An oddly misshapen novel by a highly accomplished novelist / Robert Towers -- The western writer : a study of Larry McMurtry's All my friends are going to be strangers / Barbara Granzow -- Leaving Texas : the trash trilogy / Mark Busby -- Larry McMurtry / Brooks Landon -- Day of the hocus / Gene Lyons -- The knickknack cadillac / Dominique Browning -- Come home Larry, all is forgiven : a native son's search for identity / Clay Reynolds - - An author recaptures his voice / Emily Benedek -- A surfeit of bimbos / Rod Davis -- Coming home : fear and loathing in Texasville / Robert Flynn -- The bard of Wichita Falls / Robert M. Adams -- Lonesome dove : Butch and Sundance go on a cattledrive / Don Graham -- McMurtry's cowboy-God in Lonesome dove / Ernestine P. Sewell -- Tall in the saddle / Nicholas Lemann. Back trailing to glory : Lonesome dove and the novels of Larry McMurtry / Clay Reynolds -- The next picture show / Jan Reid -- Why is that man tired? / Louise Erdrich -- Filming McMurtry : the regionalist imperative / Don Graham -- Hud, deep in the divided heart of Hollywood / Pauline Kael -- From Shane and Hud : two stories in search of a medium / James K. Folsom -- The last picture show : a concurring opinion / Isidore Silver -- Leavin' McMurtry / Larry L. King -- Review of Terms of endearment / Peter Biskind -- Whose Terms of endearment? / Constance Speidel -- Summing up : Thaila and the real Texans / Hamlin Hill -- Bibliography / Charles Williams. ISBN: 0870742914 0870742612 (pbk.) SUBJECT: McMurtry, Larry -- Criticism and interpretation. Western stories -- History and criticism. Southwestern States -- In literature. OTHER: Reynolds, Clay, 1949
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