BOOKS AND OTHER SOURCES


19TH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE

Alexander, Drury Blakeley. Texas Homes of the Nineteenth Century. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1966.

Benjamin, Asher. The American Builder’s Companion. New York: Dover Publications, 1969 (reprint.)

Daniel, Jean Houston, and Price Daniel. Executive Mansions and Capitols of America. Waukesha, Wis.: Country Beautiful, 1969.

Daniel, Jean Houston, Price Daniel, and Dorothy Blodgett. The Texas Governor’s Mansion. Austin: Texas State Library and Archives Commission and the Sam Houston Regional Library and Research Center, 1984.

Hafertepe, Kenneth. Abner Cooke: Master Builder on the Texas Frontier. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1992.

Hamlin, Talbot. Greek Revival Architecture in America. New York: Dover Publications, 1964.

Hamer, Marcelle Lively. The Governor’s Mansion of Texas and Its Furnishings. Austin: 1937.

LaFever, Minard. The Modern Builder’s Guide. New Haven: Research Publications, Inc., 1972.

Lane, Mills. Architecture of the Old South. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

Maguire, Jack. “The Mansion That’s Not a Home.” Southwest Airlines Magazine (June 1979.)

Nichols, Frank D. The Architecture of Georgia. Savannah: Beehive Press, 1976.

Patrick, James. Architecture in Tennessee, 1768-1897. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1981.

Ruffin, Lisa. “Open House: The Governor’s Mansion Restored.” Texas Homes (August 1982.)

Seale, William. Report on the Texas Governor’s Mansion, 1975. Austin: Texas Legislative Reference Library, 1975.

Smith, Joseph Frazer. White Pillars. New York: Branhall House, 1941.

Steely, Jim. “The Governor’s Mansion.” Texas Highways (February 1984.)

Wark, David Elmore. “Abner Hugh Cook—Master Builder and Citizen of Austin.” MA Thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 1981.

 

AMERICAN DECORATIVE ARTS

Bjerkoe, Ethel Hall. The Cabinetmakers of America. Exton, Pa.: Schiffer, Ltd., 1957.

Boyce, Charles. Dictionary of Furniture. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1988.

Brandimarte, Cynthia A. Inside Texas: Culture, Identity, and Houses, 1878-1920. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1991.

Cooper, Wendy A. Classical Taste in America, 1800-1840. New York: Abbeville Press, 1993.

Daniel, Jean Houston. Furnishings of Historical Interest in the Governor’s Mansion. Austin: n.p., 1962.

---. The Governor’s Collection. Austin: n.p., 1962.

Dubrow, Eileen, and Richard Dubrow. American Furniture of the 19th Century 1840-1880. Exton, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 1983.

Fairbanks, Jonathan L., and Elizabeth Bidwell Bates. American Furniture 1620 to the present. New York: Richard Marek Publishers, 1981.

Fleming, John and Hugh Honour. The Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts. London and New York: Penguin Group, 1989.

Garrett, Elisabeth Donaghy. At Home: The American Family 1750-1870. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1990.

Krill, Rosemary Troy, and Pauline K. Eversmann. Early American Decorative Arts, 1620-1860: A Handbook for Interpreters. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2001.

Montgomery, Charles F. American Furniture: The Federal Period. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Company, 2001

Naeve, Milo M. Identifying American Furniture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms Colonial to Contemporary. Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, 1989 (2nd ed.)

Taylor, Lonn, and David B. Warren. Texas Furniture: The Cabinetmakers and Their Work. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981.

 

EARLY TEXAS PAINTINGS, MAPS, AND RELATED ART

Goetzmann, William H. Sam Chamberlain’s Mexican War: The San Jacinto Museum of History Paintings. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1993.

Grauer, Paula L. and Michael R. Grauer. Dictionary of Texas Artists, 1800-1945. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1999.

Martin, James C., and Robert Sidney Martin. Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1999.

McGuire, James Patrick. Hermann Lungkwitz: Romantic Landscapist on the Texas Frontier. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1983.

Newcomb, Jr., William W. German Artist on the Texas Frontier: Friedrich Richard Petri. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1978

Ratcliffe, Sam DeShong. Painting Texas History to 1900. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992.

Rudolph, William, A. Kate Sheerin and Chloe Barnett. Julian Onderdonk: American Impressionist. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 2008.

Steinfeldt, Cecilia. The Onderdonks: A Family of Texas Painters. San Antonio:
Trinity University Press, 1976.

Stebbins, Jr., Theodore E. The Life and Work of Martin Johnson Heade: A Critical Analysis and Catalogue Raisonné. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999.

Tyler, Ron. Prints of the West. Golden, Co.: Fulcrum Publishing, 1994.

 

GENERAL TEXAS HISTORY

Bancroft, Hubert Howe. History of Texas and the North Mexican States. San Francisco: The History Co., 1884, 1889 (2 vols.)

Brown, John H. History of Texas, from 1685-1892. St. Louis: L. E. Daniell, 1892.

Calvert, Robert A., and Arnoldo de Leon. The History of Texas. Wheeling, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, Inc. 1996 (2nd ed.)

Campbell, Randolph B. Gone to Texas: A History of the Lone Star State. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Fehrenbach. T. R. Lone Star: A History of Texas and the Texans. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1968.

Haley, James L. Passionate Nation: The Epic History of Texas. New York: The Free Press, 2006.

Johnson, Frank W. A History of Texas and the Texans. Chicago and New York: The American Historical Society, 1914.

Raines, C. W., comp. A Bibliography of Texas. Austin: Gammel Book Co., 1896.

Richardson, Rupert N., Adrian Anderson and Ernest Wallace. Texas: The Lone Star State. Upper Saddlewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1997 (7th ed.)

Tyler, Ron, Paula Mitchell Marks and Jesús F. de la Teja. Texas: Crossroads of the Southwest.

Tyler, Ron, ed. The New Handbook of Texas. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1996 (6 vols.)

Wallace, Ernest, David M. Vigness and George B. Ward. Documents of Texas History. Austin: State House Press, 1994.

 

LEADERS OF TEXAS BEFORE STATEHOOD

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN

Barker, Eugene C. The Life of Stephen F. Austin. Nashville & Dallas: Cokesbury Press, 1925.

Barker, Eugene C., ed. The Austin Papers. Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office 1924-28 (Vols. 1, 2); Austin: University of Texas Press, 1927 (Vol. 3.)

Cantrell, Gregg. Stephen F. Austin, Empresario of Texas. London & New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

HENRY SMITH

Brown, John Henry. The Life of Henry Smith. Dallas: A. D. Aldridge & Co., 1887.

SAM HOUSTON

Crane, William Carey. Life and Select Literary Remains of Sam Houston of Texas. Dallas: William G. Scarff & Co., 1884.

De Bruhl, Marshall. Sword of San Jacinto: A Life of Sam Houston. New York: Random House, 1993.

Flanagan, Sue. Sam Houston’s Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1964.

Friend, Llerena B. Sam Houston: The Great Designer. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1954.

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

James, Marquis. The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1929.

Roberts, Madge Thornall. Star of Destiny: The Private Life of Sam and Margaret Houston. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1993.

Seale, William. Sam Houston’s Wife: A Biography of Margaret Lea. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1970.

Williams, Amelia W., and Eugene C. Barker, eds., The Writings of Sam Houston, 1813-1863. Austin: Pemberton Press, 1970 (8 vols.)

MIRABEAU B. LAMAR

Christian, Asa Kyrus. Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar. Austin: Von Voeckmann-Jones, 1922.

Gambrell, Herbert. Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar: Troubador and Crusader. Dallas: Sothwest Press, 1934.

Gulick, Charles Adams, et. al., eds. The Papers of Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar. Austin: Von Boeckmann-Jones Co., 1921-27 (6 vols.)

ANSON JONES

Jones, Anson. Memoranda and Official Correspondence Relating to the Republic of Texas, Its History and Annexation. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1859.

 

GOVERNORS AND FIRST FAMILIES

 

GENERAL WORKS

Adair, A. Garland. Texas Governors. Dallas: Highlands Historical Press, 1961.

Archives & History Department of the Texas State Library, ed. Governors’ Messages Coke to Ross (Inclusive) 1874-1891. Austin: A. C. Baldwin, 1916.

Bolton, Paul. Governors of Texas. San Angelo: San Angelo Standard-Times, 1947.

Brown, Norman D. Hood, Bonnet, and Little Brown Jug: Texas Politics, 1921-1928. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1984.

De Shields, James T. They Sat in High Places: The Presidents and Governors of Texas. San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1940.

Farrell, Mary D., and Elizabeth Silverthorne. First Ladies of Texas. Belton, Tex.: Stillhouse Hollow Publishers, 1976.

Fitzgerald, Hugh Nugent. Governors I Have Known. Austin: Austin American-Statesman, 1927.

Gantt, Fred, Jr. The Chief Executive in Texas: A Study in Gubernatorial Leadership. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1964.

Gould, Lewis L. Progressives and Prohibitionists: Texas Democrats in the Wilson Era. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1973.

Green, George N. The Establishment in Texas Politics. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1979.

Hendrickson, Kenneth F., Jr. The Chief Executives of Texas from Stephen F. Austin to John B. Connally. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1995.

Jackson, Pearl Cashell. Texas Governors’ Wives. Austin: E. L. Steck Co., 1915.

Kittrell, Norman G. Governors Who Have Been, and Other Public Men of Texas. Houston: Dealey-Adey-Elgin Co., 1921.

McQueary, Carl R. Dining at the Governor’s Mansion. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2003.

Moore, Walter B. Governors of Texas. Dallas: Dallas Morning News, 1969.

Newcomer, Velda. Texas’ First Ladies. Denton: Texas Women’s University, 1978.

Phares, Ross. The Governors of Texas. Gretna, La.: Pelican Publishing Co., 1976.

Seymour, Charles, and Edward M. House. The Intimate Papers of Colonel House. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926 (4 vols.)

Welch, June Rayfield. The Texas Governor. Dallas: G.L.A. Press, 1977.

Wooster, Ralph A. “Texas,” in W. Buck Yearns, ed. The Confederate Governors. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

 

WORKS SPECIFIC TO ONE GOVERNOR

J. PINCKNEY HENDERSON

Sexton, F. B. “J. P. Henderson.” Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association (January 1898.)

Winchester, Robert Glenn. James Pinckney Henderson. San Antonio: Naylor, 1971.

GEORGE T. WOOD

German, S. H. “Governor George Thomas Wood.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly (January 1917.)

Vincent, Louella Styles. “Governor George Thomas Wood.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly (January 1917.)

Wooster, Ralph A. “Early Texas Politics: The Wood Administration.” Texana (1970.)

P. HANSBOROUGH BELL

Dixon, Sam Houston, and Louis Wiltz Kemp. The Heroes of San Jacinto. Houston: Anson Jones Press, 1932.

J. W. HENDERSON

Presiding Officers of the Texas Legislature, 1849-1982. Austin: Texas Legislative Council, 1982.

ELISHA MARSHALL PEASE

Griffin, Roger Allen. Connecticut Yankee in Texas: A Biography of Elisha Marshall Pease. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas, 1973.

Kart, Katherine, and Elizabeth Kemp. Lucadia Pease and the Governor: Letters, 1850-1857. Austin: Encino Press for the Friends of the Austin Public Library, 1974.

Pease Letters. Niles Graham-Pease Collection. Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Austin.

HARDIN RUNNELS

Hardin Richard Runnels Records. Texas State Library and Archives, Austin, Texas.

SAM HOUSTON

(See under “Leaders of Texas Before Statehood,” above.)

ED CLARK

Larison, Tinsie. “Edward Clark,” in W. C. Nunn, ed., Ten Texans in Gray. Hillsboro, Tex.: Hill County Junior College Press, 1968.

Wooster, Ralph A. “Texas,” in W. Buck Yearns, ed. The Confederate Governors. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.

FRANK LUBBOCK

Raines, C. W., ed. Six Decades in Texas: The Memoirs of Francis R. Lubbock, Confederate Governor of Texas. Austin: Pemberton Press, 1968 (reprint.)

Ramsdell, Charles W. “The Texas State Military Board, 1862-1865.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly (April 1924.)

PENDLETON MURRAH

Deuson, Benny R. “Pendleton Murrah,” in W. C. Nunn, ed., Ten Texans in Gray. Hillsboro, Tex.: Hill County Junior College Press, 1968.

FLETCHER STOCKDALE

Davis, J. William. There Shall Also Be A Lieutenant Governor. Austin: Institute of Public Affairs, University of Texas, 1967.

Sandbo, Anna Irene. “The First Session of the Secession Convention of Texas.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly (October 1914.)

A. J. HAMILTON

Waller, John Leroy. Colossal Hamilton of Texas: A Biography of Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Militant Unionist and Reconstruction Governor. El Paso: Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso, 1968.

Moneyhon, Carl H. Republicanism in Reconstruction Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1980.

JAMES W. THROCKMORTON

Elliott, Claude. Leathercoat: The Life History of a Texas Patriot. San Antonio: Standard Printing Co., 1938.

[E. M. PEASE SECOND TERM - SEE ABOVE]

EDMUND J. DAVIS

Gray, Ronald N. Edmund J. Davis, Radical Republican and Reconstruction Governor of Texas. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, 1976.

Nunn, William C. Texas Under the Carpetbaggers. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1962.

RICHARD COKE

Duncan, Merle Mears. “The Death of Senator Coke.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly (January 1960.)

RICHARD HUBBARD

Duncan, Jean Sutherlin. Richard Bennett Hubbard: Texas Politician and Diplomat. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas A&M University, 1972.

Turner, Martha Ann. Richard Bennett Hubbard: An American Life. Austin: Shoal Creek Publishers, 1979.

ORAN M. ROBERTS

Bailey, Lelia. The Life and Public Career of O. M. Roberts, 1815-1883. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas, 1932.

Dixon, Ford. “Oran Milo Roberts,” in W. C. Nunn, ed., Ten More Texans in Gray. Hillsboro, Tex.: Hill County Junior College Press, 1980.

Roberts, O. M. A Description of Texas. St. Louis, Gilbert Book Co., 1881.

JOHN IRELAND

Davenport, Harbert. History of the Supreme Court of the State of Texas. Austin: Southern Law Book Publishers, 1917.

SUL ROSS

Benner, Judith Ann. Sul Ross—Soldier, Statesman, Educator. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1983.

Morrison, Shelley, comp. Personal Civil War Letters of General Lawrence Sullivan Ross, with Other Letters. Austin: Shelly and Richard Morrison, 1994.

Rose, Victor M. Ross’ Texas Brigade. Louisville: n.p., 1881.

JIM HOGG

Bernhard, Virginia. Ima Hogg, the Governor’s Daughter. Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1984.

Cotner, Robert C. James Stephen Hogg, A Biography. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1959.

Iscoe, Louise Kosches. Ima Hogg, First Lady of Texas. Austin: The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, 1976.

Neeley, Gwendolyn Cone. Miss Ima and the Hogg Family. Dallas: Hendrick-Long Publishing Company, 1992.

Raines, C. W., ed. Speeches and State Papers of James Stephen Hogg. Austin: State Printing Company, 1905.

CHARLES A. CULBERSON

Madden, James William. Charles Allen Culberson: His Life, Character and Public Service. Austin: Gammel’s Book Store, 1929.

JOSEPH D. SAYERS

Tenney, James Leighton. The Public Services of Joseph Draper Sayers. M.A. Thesis, University of Texas, 1933.

S. W. T. LANHAM

History of Texas, Together with a Biographical History of Tarrant and Parker Counties. Chicago: Lewis, 1895.

Rogers, Virgil Madison. Family History: Rogers-McCravey-Lanham. Strasburg, Va.: Shenandoah Publishing Co., 1975.

THOMAS CAMPBELL

Schmeltzer, Janet. “Thomas M. Campbell: Progressive Governor of Texas.” Red River Valley Historical Review (Fall 1978.)

OSCAR B. COLQUITT

Huckaby, George P. Oscar Branch Colquitt: A Political Biography. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas, 1946.

JAMES E. FERGUSON

Howerton, W. V., ed. Facts on Ferguson: A Review of the Impeachment and a Reply to Charges Made by Ex-Governor Ferguson. Austin, n.p., 1918.

Maguire, Jack. “When Texas Impeached a Governor.” Southwest Airlines Magazine (January 1979.)

Nalle, Ouida Ferguson. The Fergusons of Texas, or “Two Governors for the Price of One”: A Biography of James Edward Ferguson and His Wife. San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1946.

Rutherford, Bruce. The Impeachment of Jim Ferguson. Austin: Eakin Press, 1983.

WILLIAM P. HOBBY

Clark, James A. The Tactful Texan: A Biography of Governor Will Hobby. New York: Random House, 1958.

PAT NEFF

Blodgett, Dorothy, Terrell Blodgett and David L. Scott. The Land, the Law, and the Lord: The Life of Pat Neff. Austin: Home Place Publishers, 2007.

Neff, Pat M. The Battles of Peace. Fort Worth: Pioneer Publishing Company, 1925.

MIRIAM A. FERGUSON

Maguire, Jack. “Two Governors for the Price of One.” Southwest Airlines Magazine (February 1980.)

Paulissen, May Nelson, and Carl R. McQueary. Miriam: The Southern Belle Who Became the First Woman Governor of Texas. Austin: Eakin Press, 1995.

DAN MOODY

Anderson, Ken. Dan Moody: Crusader for Justice. Georgetown, Tex.: Georgetown Press, 2008.

---. You Can’t Do That, Dan Moody!: The Klan Fighting Governor of Texas. Austin: Eakin Press, 1998.

ROSS STERLING

Sterling, Ross S., and Ed Kilman, Don Carleton, Ed. Ross Sterling, Texan: A Memoir by the Founder of Humble Oil and Refining Company. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007.

[MIRIAM A. FERGUSON SECOND TERM - SEE ABOVE]

JAMES V. ALLRED

Atkinson, William Eugene. James V. Allred: A Political Biography, 1899-1935. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Christian University, 1978.

W. LEE O’DANIEL

Douglas, C. L., and Francis Miller. The Life Story of W. Lee O’Daniel. Dallas: Regional Press, 1938.

McKay, Seth Shepard. W. Lee O’Daniel and Texas Politics. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1944.

COKE STEVENSON

Mooney, Booth. Mister Texas: The Story of Coke Stevenson. Dallas: Texas Printing House, 1947.

Wyatt, Frederica, and Shelton Hooper. Coke R. Stevenson, A Texas Legend. Junction, Tex.: Shelton Press, 1976.

BEAUFORD JESTER

Lowe, Billie Lynne. The Reforms of Beauford Halbert Jester’s Administration. Ph.D. Dissertation, North Texas State University, 1984.

ALLAN SHIVERS

Hardeman, D. B. “Shivers of Texas: A Tragedy in Three Acts.” Harper’s (November 1956.)

Kinch, Sam, and Stuart Long. Allan Shivers: The Pied Piper of Texas Politics. Austin: Shoal Creek Publishers, Inc., 1973.

PRICE DANIEL

Murph, Dan. Price Daniel: The Life of a Public Man, 1910-1956. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Christian University, 1975.

---. Texas Giant: The Life of Price Daniel. Austin: Eakin Press, 2002.

JOHN CONNALLY

Crawford, Ann Fears, and Jack Keever. John B. Connally: Portrait in Power. Austin: Jenkins, 1973.

Reston, James, Jr. The Lone Star: The Life of John Connally. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.

PRESTON SMITH

Conn, Jerry Douglas. Preston Smith: The Making of a Texas Governor. Austin: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1972.

DOLPH BRISCOE

Briscoe, Dolph, with Don E. Carleton. Dolph Briscoe: My Life in Ranching and Politics. Austin: Center for American History, 2008.

WILLIAM P. CLEMENTS

Barta, Carolyn. Bill Clements: Texian to His Toenails. Austin: Eakin Press, 1996.

MARK WHITE

Governor Mark White, January 1983-January 1987: A Retrospective. Austin: The State of Texas, 1987.

[WILLIAM P. CLEMENTS SECOND TERM - SEE ABOVE]

ANN W. RICHARDS

Richards, Ann. Straight from the Heart: My Life in Politics and Other Places. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.

Shropshire, Mike. The Thorny Rose of Texas: An Intimate Portrait of Governor Ann Richards. Secaucus, N.J.: Carol Publishing Group, 1994.

Tolleson-Rinehart, Sue. Claytie and the Lady: Ann Richards, Gender, and Politics in Texas. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1994.

GEORGE W. BUSH

Bush, George W. A Charge to Keep. New York: Morrow, 1999.

Gerhart, Ann. The Perfect Wife: The Life and Choices of Laura Bush. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2005.

Kessler, Ronald. Laura Bush: An Intimate Portrait of the First Lady. New York: Doubleday, 2006.

Minutaglio, Bill. First Son: George W. Bush and the Bush Family Dynasty. New York: Times Books, 1999.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Austin American-Statesman. The Capitol of Texas: A Legend is Reborn. Atlanta: Longstreet Press, Inc., 1995.

Belo, A. H., Corporation. Texas Almanac. Dallas: A. H. Belo Corporation, (annual editions.)

Maguire, Jack. “Governors Day.” Southwest Airlines Magazine (January 1977.)

---. Texas: Amazing, but True. Austin: Eakin Publications, 1985.

Nunn, W. C., ed. Ten More Texans in Gray. Hillsboro, Tex.: Hill Junior College Press, 1980.

San Antonio Express (31 August 1936.)

 

ARCHIVES AND COLLECTIONS

Austin History Center, Austin Public Library. Austin, Texas.

Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin. Austin, Texas.

FGM Curating Files. Friends of the Governor’s Mansion. Austin, Texas.

Governor’s Mansion Curating Files. Governor’s Mansion. Austin, Texas.

Archives Division, Texas State Library and Archives. Austin, Texas.


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