Rendezvous at the Alamo: Highlights in the Lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis

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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AND OTHER NOTES
The completeness of the bibliographical citations in the following notes makes it unnecessary to include in this book separate bibliographies on James Bowie, David Crockett, and William Barret Travis, and on the siege of the Alamo. The reader may, however, find useful a few short bibliographies contained in published works. All of the books listed below are available in public libraries:On Bowie:
Claude Leroy Douglas, James Bowie; the Life of a Bravo ( Dallas: Banks Upshaw and Co., 1944).
Raymond W. Thorp, Bowie Knife ( Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1948). This is not, of course, a biography, but it contains a brief bibliography of value to anyone interested in the history of the Bowie knife.
On David Crockett:
Constance Rourke, Davy Crockett ( New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1934).
James A. Shackford, Davy Crockett, the Man and the Legend ( Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1956).
On William Barret Travis:
At this writing there is no published bibliography on Travis that is anywhere near complete.
On the Alamo and the Siege:
John Myers Myers, The Alamo ( New York: E. P. Dutton and Co., 1948).

JAMES BOWIE

Notes to Chapter 1 -- Bowie's Forebears and Childhood
See Walter Worthington Bowie, The Bowies and Their Kindred...( Washington, D. C.: Press of Cromwell Bros., 1899), p. 258.
See William and Mary College Quarterly and Historical Magazine, X, No. 4, April 1902, p. 278.

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