Research Ready: February 2018

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Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print material acquisitions. These resources are primed for research and are just a sampling of the many resources to be found at The Texas Collection!

February’s finding aids
By Paul Fisher, Processing Archivist

Advertisement for a NoZe Brotherhood Event
A Spring 1983 advertisement for the NoZe Brotherhood’s semi-annual “Unrush” ritual. Non-members (aka “Infidels”) interested in joining the Brotherhood are encouraged to attend at 11:17 pm (“Past Milk”). NoZe Brotherhood collection, #BU/384, box 2, folder 4.

 

 

 

 

 

February’s print materials
By Amie Oliver, Librarian and Curator of Print Materials

Mayfield, Eugene O. Fairy Tales of the Western Range, and Other Tales. Lincoln: J. North & Co. Printers, [1902]. Print.

 

Mayfield, Eugene O. Fairy Tales of the Western Range, and Other Tales. Lincoln: J. North & Co. Printers, [1902]. Print. 

Written as a volume of “clean fiction” for children, Fairy Tales of the Western Range, and Other Tales is a compilation of stories set in the West and features cowboys, Native Americans, cattle, and horses. 

View this in Bearcat here.

 

 

 

Jones, John Oliver. A Cowman's Memoirs. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1953. Print.

 

Jones, John Oliver. A Cowman’s Memoirs. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1953. Print. 

Author J. O. Jones, who wrote his memoirs primarily for his family, recounts his life as a Texas rancher and pioneer and describes everything from religion to cattle drives to his work with the WPA. 

View this in Bearcat here.

 

 

 

 

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