The following bibliography should help you in your own research into your connections with Refugio County, Texas. Some of the material may be available by inter-library loan through your local public library or genealogical society. Many of the titles are out of print, however, and may not be available on a circulating basis. If you need help in locating a copy of any of the below titles, please contact me. firstname.lastname@example.org
1870 U.S. census population schedule of Refugio County, Helen Swenson Smothers, F.T. Ingmire, St. Louis, Mo. (10166 Clairmont Dr., St. Louis 63136), 1980.
Gold Under the Trees : The O'Connor ranch and the People Who Made It, Ann Fears Crawford, Archive/Manuscript ; 185 leaves ; 28 cm.
A History of Education in Refugio County, Ernest J. Wranosky, Thesis (M.A.)--Texas College of Arts and Industries, 1944. Bibliography: leaves 120-130.
History of Refugio County, Robert Lee Moore, Thesis (M.A.)--University of Texas, 1937. Bibliography: leaves 108-110.
History of Refugio Mission, William Oberste, 1942.
The History of Refugio County, Texas, 1836-1986, Refugio County History Book Committee, Curtis Media Corp., Dallas, Tex., 1985
Law and Facts in Support of the Refugio Pueblo Grant from Coahuila and Texas, 1834, Hobart Huson, Refugio, TX, 1940; 260 p. : maps
The Life and Times of Elmer F. Norris : An Autobiography, Elmer F(ranklin). Norris; published by E.F. Norris, Woodsboro, TX, 1964.
The Mission Nuestra Senora del Refugio, George Castor Martin, San Antonio, TX, 1937.
"The old town Saint Mary's on Copano Bay and some interesting people who once lived there" , Camille Yeamans Neighbors; Thesis (M. A.)--Southwest Texas State University, 1942; vii, 120 leaves ; 28 cm.
Our Lady Comes to Refugio, William Oberste.
A Pictorial History of Refugio County, Lucile Fagan Snider, Nortex Press, Austin, TX, 1994,
Plummer Family Papers, 1830 1861. Archive/Manuscript; 149 items.
Refugio: A Comprehensive History of Refugio County from Aboriginal Times, Two volumes. Hobart Huson, Rooke Foundation, Woodsboro, TX, 1953 1955. Reprinted 2001 by Refugio County Historical Commission. Please note: This 2-volume set as reprinted in 2001 can be purchased from the Refugio County Museum for $125.00, plus $10.32 (tax). Telephone: 361-526-5555. Contact: Maxine Reilly.
Refugio County, Texas, Marriage Books A-B-C, 1839-1881, Helen Smothers Swenson, F. Ingmire, St. Louis, Mo. (10166 Clairmont Dr., St. Louis, 63136) 1980
The Refugio Timely Remarks Centennial Edition. "December 14, 1934." Microfilm at Corpus Christi Public Library, Corpus Christi, Texas.
Schroeder, Fred and Katherine, papers,
1886 - 1958, Archive/Manuscript; 10 ft.
Souvenir program : Refugio County commemoration of centennial of statehood of Texas at Refugio, Texas, Friday, February 15, 1946; compiled by Hobart Huson, printed by Refugio Timely Remarks, Refugio, Texas, 1946, 36 p.
Stolen heritage : A Mexican-American's Triumphant Quest for the Lost Becerra Grant in Texas, Abel G. Rubio, Eakin Press, Austin, TX, 1896; ISBN: 0890155488.
A Study of Refugio County Schools, William A. Reeves, Thesis (M.A.)--Texas College of Arts and Industries, 1951. Bibliography: leaves 54-55, maps ; 28 cm.
Texas Coastal Bend : People and Places,
Alpha Kennedy Wood, 1979.
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