River Navigation in Texas: Steamboat Trade, Towns and Landings, etc.
Bibliography of Resources, by Subject
  Brazos River  
  Puryear, Pamela Ashworth, and Nath Winfield. Sandbars and Sternwheelers: Steam Navigation on the Brazos. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1976.  
  Buffalo Bayou  
  Hall, Andrew W. The Galveston-Houston Packet: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2012.  
  General Histories  
  Francaviglia, Richard V. From Sail to Steam: Four Centuries of Texas Maritime History, 1500-1900. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998.  
  Hogan, William R. The Texas Republic: A Social and Economic History. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1946; rpt. 1969.  
  Stuart, Ben C. "Texas Steamboat Days, 1834-1897: Annals of Steam Transportation on Inland Waters from the Colonial Period to the End of the Era, With a List of Boats and River Men." Typrescrpt in Rosenberg Library Archives, Galveston, Texas.  
  White, Edna McDaniel. East Texas Riverboat Era and Its Decline. Beaumont: LaBelle Press, 1965.  
  Red River  
  Brock, Eric J., and Gary Joiner. Red River Steamboats. Charleston, SC.: Arcadia Pub, 1999.  
  Tarpley, Fred. Jefferson: Riverport to the Southwest. Austin, Tex: Eakin Press, 1983.  
  Rio Grande  
  Davenport, Harbert. "Notes on Early Steamboating on the Rio Grande," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 49 [October, 1945]. Austin, Tex.: Texas Historical Association, 1945.  
  Sabine River  
  Block, W. T. Cotton Bales, Keelboats and Sternwheelers: A History of the Sabine River and Trinity River Cotton Trades. Nederland, Tex.: 1978. Privately published.  
  Steamboats and Related Equipment in Texas  
  Lasworth, Virginia White, and Earl James Lasworth. Texas Steamboat Register, 1829-1998. Marshall, Tex.: Privately published, 1998.  
  Trinity River  
  Prewitt, Elton R. Channel to Liberty: Archeological Survey and Historical Steamboat Investigations along the Lower Trinity River, Chambers and Liberty Counties Austin: Prewitt and Associates, 1986.