Collin County Books

 
 

Collin County Books & Manuscripts


Most of the books are located in the genealogy sections of both the Plano Public Library & McKinney Public Library


1. The way it all began: McKinney, Texas, a history

by Helen Gibbard Hall; Ralph Duncan White

Book Publisher: McKinney, TX: Collin County Historical Society, ©2006.


2. Hear that lonesome whistle blow: the history of railroads and interurbans in Collin County, Texas by Joy Gough

Book Publisher: [S.l. :s.n.], ©1997.


3. Scrapbook of traditions, annals, and history of Collin County from 1846 to 1880: the George Pearis Brown papers / by George Pearis Brown; Helen Gibbard Hall; Donald Hoke; North Texas History Center.

Book : Biography Publisher: McKinney, TX : North Texas History Center, ©2007.


4. African Americans and Grand Jury service in Dallas and Collin Counties, in Texas during the Congressional reconstruction, 1867-1873 by Paul Gómez

Book Publisher: Denton, Tex.: P. Gómez, 2006.


5. Henslee Chapel Methodist Church: Farmersville, Collin County, Texas July 3, 1903 - May 24, 1959 by Gayle Spain Maxson

Book: Publisher: Denton, TX: [Gayle Maxson] 2007.


6. Altoga Baptist Church, McKinney, Texas, church membership records and minutes Journal, magazine: Microfiche

Publisher: [S.l.]: Historical Committee of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, 1992-


7. A century of excellence: Plano Independent School District: an historical perspective by Sherrie McLeRoy

Book Publisher: [Plano, TX: Plano Futures Foundation, ©1999]


8. Verona Baptist Church, Blue Ridge, Texas, church membership records and minutes

Journal, magazine: Microfiche

Publisher: [S.l.]: Historical Committee of the Baptist General Convention of Texas, 1989-


9. Collin County: pioneering in north Texas by Roy F Hall; Helen Gibbard Hall

Book Publisher: Quanah, Tex.: Nortex Press, ©1975.


10. A history of Collin County, Texas by J Lee Stambaugh; Lillian J Stambaugh

Book Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Reprinted by the Collin County Historic Preservation Group, 2000.


11. Princeton, 1881-2000

by Community Education Advisory Council (Princeton, Tex.);

Book Publisher: [Princeton, Tex.: The Council, 2000.]


12. Collin County in pioneer times: selections from the George Pearis Brown papers. by George Pearis Brown; Collin County Historical Society (Tex.)

Book: Biography Publisher: McKinney, Tex. : Collin County Historical Society, ©2004.


13. A history of Collin County, Texas, by J Lee Stambaugh; Lillian J Stambaugh

Book Publisher: Austin, Texas State Historical Association, 1958.


14. The one room school in Collin County, Texas by Heather Brown; Heritage Farmstead Museum (Plano, Tex.)

Book Publisher: Waco, TX: Davis Brothers Pub. Co., ©1999.


15. Tenant farming in Collin County, 1890-1920 by Heather Brown; Heritage Farmstead Association.

Book Publisher: [Plano, Tex.]: The Association, 1997.


16. First Christian Church, Wylie, Texas, 1887-1987. by First Christian Church (Wylie, Tex.);

Book Publisher: [Wylie, Tex.: First Christian Church, 1987]


17. First United Methodist Church, Plano Texas: a history of the first 145.

Book Publisher: [S.l. : s.n., 1992?]


18. Lebanon on the Preston, a casual biography of a blackland village; by Adelle Rogers Clark

Book Publisher: Wolfe City, Tex., Henington Pub. Co., 1959.


19. History of McKinney and Collin County

Book Publisher: [S.l. : s.n., 1924]


20. Collin County in pioneer times: selections from the George Pearis Brown papers. by George Pearis Brown; Collin County Historical Society (Tex.);

Book: Biography Publisher: McKinney, Tex. : Collin County Historical Society, [1986?]


21. Collin County, Texas, families, volume II

by Alice Pitts; Minnie Champ

Book Publisher: Fort Worth, Tex.: Landmark Pub., ©1998.


22. Master plan of development for the Collin County Farm Museum by James W Kitchen; Sandra Foster; Texas Tech University. Dept. of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture.; Texas Tech University. Park Administration 541.; et al

Book: State or province government publication

Publisher: [Lubbock, Tex.]: Dept. of Park Administration and Landscape Architecture, College of Agricultural Sciences, Texas Tech University, 1981.


23. Oral history interview with Florine Henry, 2007 July 25. by Florine Henry; Deborah Kilgore; Texas Community Oral History Project; Texas Textile Mill Oral History Project.; University of North Texas. Oral History Collection.

Book: Biography: Manuscript Archival Material


24. A history of Collin County by Harold E Massey

Thesis/dissertation: Manuscript Archival Material

Publisher: 1948.


25. First Baptist Church: Farmersville, Texas, centennial story, 1865-1965. by Charles Jesse Rike

Book: Microfilm Publisher: [Tyler, Tex.: Printed by Tyler Print Shop, 1965]


26. Pike Baptist Church, Blue Ridge, Texas: minutes, November 1866-September 1956.

Book: Microfilm Publisher: Nashville, Tenn.: Historical Commission, Southern Baptist Convention, [between 1956 and 1990]


27. Pike Baptist Church, Blue Ridge, Texas: minutes, November 1866-September 1956.

Book: Microfilm Publisher: Nashville, Tenn.: Historical Commission, Southern Baptist Convention, [between 1956 and 1990]


28. Pike Baptist Church, Blue Ridge, Texas: minutes, November 1866-September 1956.

Book: Microfilm Publisher: Nashville, Tenn.: Historical Commission, Southern Baptist Convention, [between 1956 and 1990]


29. A history of Collin County, Texas by Harold Beam

Thesis/dissertation: Manuscript Archival Material

Publisher: 1951.


30. The old farm home

by Gladys Young; Joy Gough

Book: Biography Publisher: [S.l.] : G. Young, 1993.


31. A town named Anna: a history of Anna, Collin County, Texas  by Chester A Howell

Book Publisher: Waco, Tex.: C.A. Howell, 1993.


32. [Hear that lonesome whistle blow: the history of railroads and interurbans in Collin County, Texas by Lois Joy Gough

Book Publisher: [S.l. : s.n., ©1997]


33. We were Whites by Margaret White Hoard

Book Publisher: N.p. 1970]


34. Family papers, ca. 1946. by John Rattan

Archival material


35. Plano, Texas: the early years. by Friends of the Plano Public Library.;

Book Publisher: Wolfe City, Tex.: Henington Pub. Co., ©1985.


36. Plano, Texas: the early years.

Book Publisher: Wolfe City, Tex.: Henington Pub. Co., 1996.


37. The architectural heritage of McKinney by Marshall M Searcy, Mrs.; Owl Club, McKinney, Tex.

Book Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: The Club, 1974.


38. An historical perspective of a small rural Texas school district : case study of the Melissa school by James H Masters

Thesis/dissertation: Manuscript: Microfilm Archival Material

Publisher: 1993.


39. Index Collin County: pioneering in North Texas

by Vera Wimberly

Book Publisher: Conroe, Tex.: V.M. Wimberly, ©1980.


40. Papers, 1868-1976. by Robert Cannon Horn; Helen Horn Graves

Archival material: Microfilm


41. Soil survey of Collin County, Texas by M W Beck; E G Fitzpatrick; L G Ragsdale; Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.

Book: National government publication

Publisher: [Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1930]


42. Throckmorton County and Dr. William Edward Throckmorton, pioneer of Fannin and Collin counties, Texas by Wilson Forrest Daniell

Book Publisher: Houston, Tex.: W.F. Daniell, [1964]


43. The Thomas S. Chandler family of Collin County, Texas: an oral history

by Charles R Chandler

Book Publisher: Lubbock, Tex.: Rowlett Creek Press, 2005.


44. Prehistoric history of Collin county by James M Muse

Book Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Examiner Print, 1923.


45. A literary history of Collin County by Max W Fagg

Thesis/dissertation: Manuscript Archival Material

Publisher: 1952.


46. Historical markers of Collin County, Texas. by Collin County Historic Preservation Group, Inc.;

Book Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Collin County Historic Preservation Group, Inc., [©2005]


47. Plano: an historic walking tour by Nancy McCulloch

Book Publisher: [Chicago, IL]: Arcadia, ©2000.


48. Historical markers of Collin County, Texas by Rita Bickley Roose; Collin County Historical Commission.;

Book Publisher: [Collin County, Tex.]: The Commission, ©1997.


49. Index: Collin County, pioneering in North Texas

by Vera Meek Wimberly; Roy F Hall; Helen Gibbard Hall

Book Publisher: Conroe, Tex.: Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society, ©1980.


50. Historic markers of Collin County by Rita Bickley Roose; Jeanette Bickley Bland; Collin County Historical Commission.

Book Publisher: Farmersville, Tex.: Collin County Historical Commission, 1986.


51. Inventory of county records, Collin County courthouse, McKinney, Texas. by North Texas State University.; Texas State Library. Archives Division.

Book: State or province government publication

Publisher: Denton: Texas County Records Inventory Project, North Texas State University; Austin: [Printed and distributed by] Archives Division, Texas State Library, 1975.


52. Collin County place names by Joy Gough

Book Publisher: [S.l.]: Joy Gough, ©1996.


53. Between the creeks: a collection of newspaper articles by Gwen Pettit

Book Publisher: Allen, Tex.: L. Fisher, 1998.


54. Plano: an illustrated chronicle by Vicki Northcutt

Book Publisher: San Antonio, TX: Historical Pub. Network, ©1998.


55. Mayme Alexander Spear oral history interview by Mayme Alexander Spear

Audiobook on tape : Interviews Publisher: 1974.


56. The Charles B. Moore collection: interpretation and annotation by Rebecca W Danvers

Thesis/dissertation: Manuscript Archival Material Publisher: 1985.


57. Grandpa and Grandma Howell: the story of John C. Howell and his wife, Snow Guthrie Howell : their life in Tallapossa County, Alabama and Collin County, Texas, their heritage and history, and a list of their descendants : also information about their many siblings, including lists of descendants of his brother and her half-sister, William J. (Billy) Howell and Sarah J. Guthrie, and of her half-sister, Melissa Guthrie and husband, Thomas Teel by Chester A Howell

Book Publisher: [Waco, Tex. : C.A. Howell, 1996]


58. Family papers, 1832-1917. by Charles B Moore

Archival material


59. Oral history interview with Florence Shapiro, 1993 August 17. by Florence Shapiro; Kristi Throne Strickland; Texas Political History Oral History Project.; Women in the Texas Republican Party Oral History Project.; University of North Texas. Oral History Collection.

Book: Biography : Manuscript  Archival Material


60. Dedication of an official state of Texas historical marker: Honoring Abston Cemetery and the grave of John Abston, only veteran of the American Revolution buried in Collin County, Texas. by Clarence Elbert Killian; Sons of the American Revolution. Texas Society. Plano Chapter.;

Archival material


61. Frisco, Collin County, Texas, 1946. by Frisco Community Club.;

Book Publisher: [Frisco? Tex.]: Frisco Community Club, 1946.


62. Graybill, Collin County, Texas

by Beula Fay Lair Harrington; Sheila Ann Harrington

Book Publisher: Sedona, Ariz.: S. Harrington, 1990.


63. The McKinney examiner

Newspaper: Microfilm

Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Clint Thompson


64. The McKinney advocate

Newspaper: Microfilm

Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Joseph W. Baines


65. The climax in crime of the nineteenth century: being an authentic history of the trial, conviction and execution of Stephen Merris Ballew for the murder of James P. Golden, in Collin county, Texas, on the 21st day of October, 1870 ; with a short sketch of the early life of the murderer by John H Dudley

Book: Microfiche

Publisher: Quincy: [s.n.], 1872.

66. The climax in crime of the nineteenth century: being an authentic history of the trial, conviction and execution of Stephen Merris Ballew for the murder of James P. Golden in Collin County, Texas, on the 21st day of October, 1870: with a short sketch of the early life of the murderer

by J H Dudley; Stephen Merris Ballew

Book Publisher: Quincy: [s.n.], 1872.


67. Collin County mercury

Newspaper: Microfilm

Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Rudolph Bros.


68. The McKinney gazette

Newspaper: Microfilm

Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Clinton Thompson, 1886-


69. Pleasant Grove cemetery and foundation

by Jody Howard; Tommy Hickman; Jack Wyatt; et al

Book Publisher: [S.l.: Pleasant Grove Cemetery Foundation, 1998]


70. The correspondence of Henrietta Mercer Chiles... by Henrietta Mercer Chiles Knight 

The correspondence of Henrietta Mercer Chiles Knight: Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon Territory ; Plano, Collin County, Texas ; Palo Pinto County, Texas ; Jal, Lea County, New Mexico, 1850-1924

by Henrietta Mercer Chiles Knight; Betty Bendorf; Patricia A Carpenter; Margaret Richardson Bates; Whitney Ellen Adams; Gayle Carey Grape; Laurie Hull Wood; Iva Lee Calley Riggs; Daughters of the American Revolution. Prairie Rose Chapter (Overland Park, Kan.); Daughters of the American Revolution. Kansas Society. Genealogical Records Committee

Article Publication: Miscellaneous records, Series 2, v. 184-185


71. An archaeological survey of the Wilson Creek soccer complex, Collin County, Texas

by William A Westbury; Plano (Tex.); Texas Antiquities Committee.; Texas Historical Commission.

Book: State or province government publication Publisher: [Dallas, Tex.? : s.n.], 1985.


72. The semi-weekly courier

Newspaper: Microfilm

Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: C.R. Ball


73. The Peters Colony of Texas: a history and biographical sketches of the early settlers by Seymour V Connor

Book Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Collin County Historical Society, Inc., 2005.


74. The Democrat

Newspaper: Microfilm

Publisher: McKinney, Tex.: Clinton Thompson