Harriet Frances Smith Narrative | East Texas Research Center

By Pamela Lynn Palmer, 1980

Collection Overview

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ID: A/71

Primary Creator: Smith, Harriet Frances (b. 1870)

Extent: 4.0 Items

Subjects: Blacklands (Tex.), Educators -- Texas, Geography -- Texas, Smith, Harriet Frances, b. 1870 -- Written works

Languages: English

Abstract

Transcript of historical and descriptive narrative entitled "Black Prairie, a Regional Study," which relates to the geographical history and development of the blackland prairie region of Texas, which includes the cities of Dallas, Waco, Austin, and San Antonio. Biographical materials on Miss Smith are included.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

"Black Prairie, A Regional Study" describes the soil, population, water supply, climate, agriculture, topography, and industries of the black soil region in central and north central Texas. In detailing the economic expansion of the region, Harriet Smith includes interaction with major Texas cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.

Collection Historical Note

Harriet Frances Smith was born in Huntsville, Texas in 1870. She studied music and taught piano in Paris, Texas and Huntsville and directed the Department of Music at Texas Christian University at Waco. Then she taught grade school children in Montgomery and Brownwood, Texas, before settling again in Huntsville, where she taught geography at Sam Houston State University from 1914 to 1941. She co-authored The Geography of Texas in 1923 and served as president of the Texas Council of Geography Teachers.

("Smith, Harriet Francis." Control File, East Texas Research Center. Ralph W. Steen Library. Stephen F. Austin State University).

Subject/Index Terms

Blacklands (Tex.)
Educators -- Texas
Geography -- Texas
Smith, Harriet Frances, b. 1870 -- Written works


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Item 1: Transcript, 1930Add to your cart.
"Black Prairie, A Regional Study" describes the soil, population, water supply, climate, agriculture, topography, and industries of the black soil region in central and north central Texas. In detailing the economic expansion of the region, Harriet Smith includes interaction with major Texas cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.
Item 2: Transcript, 1930Add to your cart.
"Black Prairie, A Regional Study" describes the soil, population, water supply, climate, agriculture, topography, and industries of the black soil region in central and north central Texas. In detailing the economic expansion of the region, Harriet Smith includes interaction with major Texas cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.
Item 3: Transcript, 1930Add to your cart.
"Black Prairie, A Regional Study" describes the soil, population, water supply, climate, agriculture, topography, and industries of the black soil region in central and north central Texas. In detailing the economic expansion of the region, Harriet Smith includes interaction with major Texas cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.
Item 4: Transcript, 1930Add to your cart.
"Black Prairie, A Regional Study" describes the soil, population, water supply, climate, agriculture, topography, and industries of the black soil region in central and north central Texas. In detailing the economic expansion of the region, Harriet Smith includes interaction with major Texas cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Waco, Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.

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