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Texas, University of(Encyclopedia)Texas, University of, main campus at Austin; coeducational; state supported; chartered 1881, opened 1883. Medical facilities include health science centers with medical schools at Houston and San Anto...
North Texas, University of(Encyclopedia)North Texas, University of, at Denton, Tex.; coeducational; est. 1890 as Texas Normal College, became North Texas State Normal College in 1899, North Texas State Teachers College in 1923. In 1949 the ...
Texas A&M University(Encyclopedia)Texas A&M University, main campus at College Station; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1871 as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, opened 1876. The school gained ...
Texas Christian University(Encyclopedia)Texas Christian University, at Fort Worth; Christian Church (Disciples of Christ); coeducational; opened 1873 at Thorp Spring, chartered 1874 as Add Ran Male and Female College. It assumed its present...
Texas Southern University(Encyclopedia)Texas Southern University, at Houston; coeducational; state supported; est. 1947 as Texas State Univ., attained university status 1951; predominantly African American. It has schools of arts and scien...
Texas Tech University(Encyclopedia)Texas Tech University, at Lubbock; coeducational; state supported; chartered 1923, opened 1925. There are numerous research institutes for engineering, business and industry, agriculture, and educatio...
Texas Woman's University(Encyclopedia)Texas Woman's University, main campus at Denton; state supported; primarily for women; est. 1901. It is the largest state-supported university for women in the country. There are schools of arts and s...
Texas(Encyclopedia)Texas tk´ss [key], largest state in the coterminous United States. It is located in the south-central part of the country and is bounded by Oklahoma, across the Red River except in the Texas panh...
Texas City(Encyclopedia)Texas City, city (1990 pop. 40,822), Galveston co., S Tex., on Galveston Bay, opposite the city of Galveston; inc. 1911. It is a railroad terminus and an industrial city and port with huge oil refiner...
Texas Rangers(Encyclopedia)Texas Rangers, mounted fighting force organized (1835) during the Texas Revolution. During the repblic they became established as the guardians of the Texas frontier, particularly against Native Amer...
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