Table of Contents:
- List of tables -- Illustration -- Chapter I. Physical aspects. Introduction ; Boundaries of the region ; General description of the region ; Climate and soils ; Water resources -- Chapter II. Grazing. Grazing before 1860 ; Spanish rancheros ; Ranching after 1860 ; Recent developments -- Chapter III. Farming. Farming in the upper portion of the Rio Grande Plain ; Farming in the lower Rio Grande Valley -- Chapter IV. Transportation. Early means of transportation ; The coming of the railroads ; Highways ; Improvement of water transportation -- Chapter V. Growth of major urban cities -- Chapter VI Natural resources. Oil and natural gas ; Other natural resources -- Chapter VII. Present trends -- Bibliography
- Thesis (M.S.)--North Texas State College, 1950.
- Thesis signed by: Lewis W. Newton, Major Professor; Harold Brenholtz, Minor Professor; Lewis W. Newton, Director of the Department of History; Jack Johnson, Dean of the Graduate School.
Includes bibliographic references (leaves 126-129).
(Texana Collection copy:) Bound in green library buckram with gilt spine titles and North Texas State College seal on cover.
(Texana Collection copy:) Former Call Number: 379 N81 no.1785 c.2
- v, 129 leaves ; 28 cm.
- F392.R5 M37 1950
379 N81 no.1785