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The Resource Dr. J. B. Cranfill's chronicle : a story of life in Texas, written by himself about himself

Dr. J. B. Cranfill's chronicle : a story of life in Texas, written by himself about himself

Label
Dr. J. B. Cranfill's chronicle : a story of life in Texas
Title
Dr. J. B. Cranfill's chronicle
Title remainder
a story of life in Texas
Statement of responsibility
written by himself about himself
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.C8715
LC item number
A3 1916
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Dr. J. B. Cranfill's chronicle : a story of life in Texas, written by himself about himself
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Ancestry and birth -- Some recollections of childhood -- Other recollections of childhood -- Down in Gonzales County -- My first book--Bastrop County school days -- Some boyhood reminiscences -- "Busting a broncho" -- An old-time country dance -- A boy in love -- A hardshell Baptist foot washing -- Concerning my father -- The '70's in Bastrop County -- The story of great affliction -- Nervousness, nuisances and noise -- Some suggestions for nervous people -- The story of a mob -- Closing scenes in Bastrop County -- The end of our residence in Bastrop County -- On the old Chisholm beef trail -- The story of a stampede -- In the Hog Creek country -- The story of my conversion -- Baptism and church membership -- Odds and ends of events, 1876 -- As a country school teacher -- School life at Crawford -- Closing scenes at Crawford -- The Vaughn murder and its consequences -- The Stull murder and its consequences -- A backward look at the Crawford days -- As a country doctor -- My first patient -- A growing medical practice -- More about life at Turnersville -- A new departure and a unique incident -- More about Turnersville -- Breaking into journalism -- Odds and ends of the life at Turnersville -- The trail of the serpent -- The life at Gatesville -- More about Gatesville -- An enlarging field -- Other incidents in the life of Gatesville -- Odds and ends of the life at Gatesville -- Our first great sorrow -- My first Baptist convention -- Luther Benson -- Debate with Roger Q. Mills -- The move to Waco -- Forgleams of a new career -- The beginning of a great affliction -- On a new trail -- The story of four great conventions -- Entering upon another new work -- As superintendent of missions -- Ordination to the ministry -- The death of my mother -- An accident and many incidents -- A growing missionary work -- Private business matters -- More about the mission work -- Another plunge into journalism -- An eventful year in prohibition work -- Campaigning for the National Prohibition Party -- The Baptist standard at Waco -- Trying days for the standard -- H.J. Chamberlin -- Some passing incidents -- The beginnings of S.A. Hayden's assaults -- A lull between the storms -- New blood in the standard -- The Hayden litigation -- Some details of literary work -- As a Sunday school teacher -- As an editor -- Giving up the Baptist standard -- As a business man -- Two friends and their letters -- Some doctors I have known -- The death of my father -- As a church member -- George W. Truett's call to Dallas -- Working for prohibition -- R.W. Sears -- Some closing words
Control code
3986024
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, [1], 496 pages
Lccn
16021989
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Clothbound.
Other physical details
frontispiece, illustrations (facsimile) plates, portraits
Label
Dr. J. B. Cranfill's chronicle : a story of life in Texas, written by himself about himself
Publication
Contents
Ancestry and birth -- Some recollections of childhood -- Other recollections of childhood -- Down in Gonzales County -- My first book--Bastrop County school days -- Some boyhood reminiscences -- "Busting a broncho" -- An old-time country dance -- A boy in love -- A hardshell Baptist foot washing -- Concerning my father -- The '70's in Bastrop County -- The story of great affliction -- Nervousness, nuisances and noise -- Some suggestions for nervous people -- The story of a mob -- Closing scenes in Bastrop County -- The end of our residence in Bastrop County -- On the old Chisholm beef trail -- The story of a stampede -- In the Hog Creek country -- The story of my conversion -- Baptism and church membership -- Odds and ends of events, 1876 -- As a country school teacher -- School life at Crawford -- Closing scenes at Crawford -- The Vaughn murder and its consequences -- The Stull murder and its consequences -- A backward look at the Crawford days -- As a country doctor -- My first patient -- A growing medical practice -- More about life at Turnersville -- A new departure and a unique incident -- More about Turnersville -- Breaking into journalism -- Odds and ends of the life at Turnersville -- The trail of the serpent -- The life at Gatesville -- More about Gatesville -- An enlarging field -- Other incidents in the life of Gatesville -- Odds and ends of the life at Gatesville -- Our first great sorrow -- My first Baptist convention -- Luther Benson -- Debate with Roger Q. Mills -- The move to Waco -- Forgleams of a new career -- The beginning of a great affliction -- On a new trail -- The story of four great conventions -- Entering upon another new work -- As superintendent of missions -- Ordination to the ministry -- The death of my mother -- An accident and many incidents -- A growing missionary work -- Private business matters -- More about the mission work -- Another plunge into journalism -- An eventful year in prohibition work -- Campaigning for the National Prohibition Party -- The Baptist standard at Waco -- Trying days for the standard -- H.J. Chamberlin -- Some passing incidents -- The beginnings of S.A. Hayden's assaults -- A lull between the storms -- New blood in the standard -- The Hayden litigation -- Some details of literary work -- As a Sunday school teacher -- As an editor -- Giving up the Baptist standard -- As a business man -- Two friends and their letters -- Some doctors I have known -- The death of my father -- As a church member -- George W. Truett's call to Dallas -- Working for prohibition -- R.W. Sears -- Some closing words
Control code
3986024
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xi, [1], 496 pages
Lccn
16021989
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott. Clothbound.
Other physical details
frontispiece, illustrations (facsimile) plates, portraits

Library Locations

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