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{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}}Most of the major archives mentioned in [[Texas Archives and Libraries]] have collections of biographical materials.  
 
{{Adoption Hidden Ancestors}}Most of the major archives mentioned in [[Texas Archives and Libraries]] have collections of biographical materials.  
  
An ongoing project to index more than 200 biographical and historical publications in the Texas Collection at Baylor University has produced the ''Biographical Gazetteer of Texas.'' Austin, Texas: W.M. Morrison Books, 1985- Volumes 1-6, alphabetical; {{FHL|354916|item}} 976.4 D3bgt  
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An ongoing project to index more than 200 biographical and historical publications in the Texas Collection at Baylor University has produced the ''Biographical Gazetteer of Texas.'' Austin, Texas: W.M. Morrison Books, 1985- Volumes 1-6, alphabetical; {{FHL|354916|item|disp=FHL book 976.4 D3bgt}}
  
 
The Family History Library acquires many published sources of biographical information. State, regional, and county histories often include helpful biographical sections. Representative biographical encyclopedias are:  
 
The Family History Library acquires many published sources of biographical information. State, regional, and county histories often include helpful biographical sections. Representative biographical encyclopedias are:  
  
*Bailey, Ernest Emory. ''Texas Historical and Biographical Record With a Genealogical Study of Historical Family Records''. Austin, Texas: Texas Historical and Biographical Record, N.d. {{FHL|186711|item}} 873974 item 2]
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*Bailey, Ernest Emory. ''Texas Historical and Biographical Record With a Genealogical Study of Historical Family Records''. Austin, Texas: Texas Historical and Biographical Record, N.d. {{FHL|186711|item|disp=FHL film 873974 item 2}}
*Bailey, Emory E., et al. ''Who's Who in Texas''. Dallas, Texas: Who's Who Publishing, 1931. {{FHL|154803|item}} 976.4 D3be  
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*Bailey, Emory E., et al. ''Who's Who in Texas''. Dallas, Texas: Who's Who Publishing, 1931. {{FHL|154803|item|disp=FHL book 976.4 D3be}}
*''Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas''. 1889. Reprint, Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1978. {{FHL|186720|item}} 976.4 D3bs 1978; 1889 edition: {{FHL|186720|item}} 1000596 item 2  
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*''Biographical Souvenir of the State of Texas,'' 1889. Reprint, Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1978. {{FHL|186720|item|disp=FHL book 976.4 D3bs 1978}} and {{FHL|186720|item|disp=FHL film 1000596 item 2}}
*Davis, Ellis Arthur and Edwin H. Grobe. ''Encyclopedia of Texas''. Dallas: Texas Development Bureau, 190? {{FHL|186741|item}} 976.4 D3de; 1929 edition: {{FHL|186733|item}} 962725-29 [larger print] or fiche {{FHL|186733|item}} 6046992
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*Davis, Ellis Arthur and Edwin H. Grobe. ''Encyclopedia of Texas.'' Dallas: Texas Development Bureau, 190? {{FHL|186741|item|disp=FHL book 976.4 D3de, 1929 edition; {{FHL|186733|item|disp=FHL films 962725-29}} [larger print] or {{FHL|186733|item|disp=FHL fiche 6046992}}  
*Brown, John Henry. ''Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas''. 1880. Reprint. Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1978. {{FHL|71419|item}} 976.4 D3b 1978]; 1880 edition: {{FHL|186707|item}} 924460 item 1; 1000597 item 4; fiche 6051506
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*Brown, John Henry. ''Indian Wars and Pioneers of Texas''. 1880. Reprint. Easley, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1978. {{FHL|71419|item|disp=FHL book 976.4 D3b,}} 1978; 1880 edition: {{FHL|186707|item|disp=FHL film 924460 item 1}}; {{FHL|186707|item|disp=FHL film 1000597 item 4}} and {{FHL|186707|item|disp=FHL fiche 6051506}}
  
 
For an example, it is possible to read a free online version of a Davy Crockett biography:  
 
For an example, it is possible to read a free online version of a Davy Crockett biography:  

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Most of the major archives mentioned in Texas Archives and Libraries have collections of biographical materials.

An ongoing project to index more than 200 biographical and historical publications in the Texas Collection at Baylor University has produced the Biographical Gazetteer of Texas. Austin, Texas: W.M. Morrison Books, 1985- Volumes 1-6, alphabetical; FHL book 976.4 D3bgt

The Family History Library acquires many published sources of biographical information. State, regional, and county histories often include helpful biographical sections. Representative biographical encyclopedias are:

For an example, it is possible to read a free online version of a Davy Crockett biography:

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