For Further Reading

Books

Brice, Donaly E. The Great Comanche Raid. Austin: Eakin Press, 1987.

Fehrenbach, T.R. Comanches: The Destruction of a People. New York: Knopf, 1974.

Haley, James L. Sam Houston. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002.

Josephy, Alvin M., Jr., editor. The American Heritage Book of Indians. New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, Inc., 1961.

La Vere, David. Life Among the Texas Indians: The WPA Narratives. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1998.

La Vere, David. The Texas Indians. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004.

Moore, Stephen L. Savage Frontier: Rangers, Riflemen, and Indian Wars in Texas. San Antonio: Republic of Texas Press, 2002.

Muckleroy, Anna. “The Indian Policy of the Republic of Texas,” Southwestern Historical Quarterly. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, April 1922; July 1922; October 1922; January 1923.

Newcomb, W.W., Jr. and Forrest Kirkland. Rock Art of the Texas Indians. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1967.

Rickey, Don, Jr. Forty Miles a Day on Beans and Hay. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.

Robinson, Charles M. Bad Hand: A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie. Austin: State House Press, 1993.

Taylor, Joe F., editor. The Indian Campaign on the Staked Plains. Canyon, Texas: Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, 1962.

Wilbarger, J.W. Indian Depredations in Texas. Austin: Eakin Press, 1985 (originally published 1889).

Winfrey, Dorman H. and James M. Day, editors. The Indian Papers of Texas and the Southwest, 1825-1916. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1995.

Websites

The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas

The Austin Colony: Those Who Came Before

Borderlands: The Tigua Indians Survive

The Chickasaw Nation

Delaware Tribe of Indians

Encyclopedia of North American Indians

The Handbook of Texas Online

History of the Cherokee

Ojinaga History

Native Languages of the Americas

Statement Regarding the Creation of a Texas Indian Commission

Tejas: Life and Times of the Caddo

Texas Indians

United Tribe of Shawnee Indians

Online Finding Aids

The following links enable you to explore some of the holdings at the Texas State Library and Archives that pertain to Indian relations in Texas in the 19th and 20th centuries. Note that the Texas State Library and Archives holds many other records that are not yet available to browse on the Internet.

19th Century

Texas Adjutant General's Department, Military rolls, 1835-1915, 1917, 1935, undated
Texas Adjutant General's Department, Ranger records, 1839-1975, undated (bulk 1854-1918)
Texas Adjutant General's Department, Departmental correspondence, 1846-1943 (bulk 1861-1933)

Texas Secretary of State, Executive record books, 1835-1917

Texas Governor George T. Wood, Records, 1848-1849
Texas Governor Elisha Marshall Pease, Records of the first two terms, 1853-1857
Texas Governor Sam Houston, Part I, Records, 1824-1862 (bulk 1859-1861)
Texas Governor Sam Houston, Part II, Records, 1824-1862 (bulk 1859-1861)
Texas Governor Francis R. Lubbock, Records, 1861-1904, undated (bulk 1861-1863)
Francis R. Lubbock, correspondence, 1869, 1879-1881, 1895, 1904, undated (bulk 1880-1881)
Texas Governor James W. Throckmorton, Records, 1866-1867
Texas Governor Elisha Marshall Pease, Records of the third term, 1865-1869
Texas Governor Richard Coke, Records, 1873-1877

Camargo Documents, 1798-1941 (bulk 1806-1810, 1830-1835)
Washington Daniel Miller, Papers, 1832-1889 (bulk 1832-1869)
Samuel Hamilton Walker, Papers, 1836-1905, [ca. 1982], undated
Samuel Bell Maxey, Papers, 1847-1948
Captain John J. Dix, Papers, 1860-1928

20th Century

James Ludwell Davis Sylestine, Records, 1900-1980s

Texas Adjutant General's Department, Texas National Guard Military Rolls, 1902-1913, 1915, 1917, 1935, undated
Texas Adjutant General's Department, Texas National Guard Records, 1902-1931, 1939, 1941-1945, 1950, undated (bulk 1903-1911)

Texas Comptroller's Office, Records, 1835-1990, undated (bulk 1836-1921)

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Records, 1849-2003

Texas Department of Public Safety, Photographs, 1937-1959, undated

Texas Historical Commission, Records, 1829, 1847, 1852-1853, 1866, 1870, [ca. 1880]-2002, undated (bulk 1955-2002)

Texas Indian Commission, Records, 1957-1989

Texas Office of the Governor, Public Information Office, Subject files, 1966-1973 (bulk 1970-1971)
Texas Office of the Governor, Division of Budget and Planning, Governor's correspondence, 1983, 1987-1990

Texas Governor George W. Bush, General Counsel's general correspondence, 1963-1964, 1975, 1985-2000 (bulk 1995-2000)
Texas Governor George W. Bush, General Counsel's legal opinions and advice, 1892, 1918, 1921, 1925, 1932, 1942-1944, 1948, 1954, 1956, 1963, 1965, 1968-1969, 1972-2000 (bulk 1995-2000)

Texas Office of the Governor, Preliminary survey of records of George W. Bush, 1892-2001 (bulk 1995-2000)
Texas State Board of Control, Records, 1854, 1885-1890, 1909-1979, undated (bulk 1935-1953)

Texas State Board of Control, Eleemosynary Division, Administrative files, 1937-1946

Texas State Manpower Services Council, Records, 1973-1979

Texas Tourist Development Agency, Audiovisual material, [ca. 1963] - 1987

 

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