This collection contains pieces printed by Samuel Bangs, generally recognized as the first printer in Texas whose work survives. Most of these were assembled by a rare books dealer for James L. Britton, III, who donated them to SHSU.
[CIVIL WAR] Guy M. Bryan, printed address to the people of the state of Texas urging that the legislature be called into special session and criticizing Governor Houston for not having done so. Printed at Galveston, December 29th,...
Britton Hispanic Texana Collection, 1546-1877
COLECCION DE ITINERARIOS PARA DIFERENTES PUNTOS, DE LA REPUBLICA MEXICANA. Ordered to be printed for the Army, Mexico. 14 March 1844. It contains the invasion routes to points in...
Papers Pertaining to the Institution of Slavery, 1809-1866
LONG, WILLIAM, printed and manuscript document signed, Galveston, July 9, 1860.Slave sale of "Betsy aged about 28 years and her four children." 4 pp. 8 1/2 x 12
Proclamation "TO THE PEOPLE OF TEXAS" announcing the results ("We have dissolved your connection with the Government known as the United States of America...") of the Secession Convention, Austin, April 6, 1861. An addendum is printed...