Scouting, Volume 60, Number 1, January-February 1972

Scouting, Volume 60, Number 1, January-February 1972

Date: January 1972
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Description: Bi-monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide. A table of contents appears on page 1.
Contributing Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum
A Map of the Travels of George Washington

A Map of the Travels of George Washington

Date: 1931
Creator: National Geographic Society for the National Geographic Magazine
Description: Map of the travels of George Washington in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States between 1732 and 1799, with insets of New York and the lower Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, the tidewater region of Virginia, Philadelphia, and Boston. The map includes towns, colonial highways, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,502,720] (39.5 miles to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Massachusetts (without the District of Maine)

Massachusetts (without the District of Maine)

Date: 1938
Creator: Green, John; De Coasta, I.; Romans, Bernard & Bradley, Abraham, Jr.
Description: Map of Massachusetts at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing roads, counties, cities, villages, townships, water bodies, and other geographic features. The map includes three inset maps in the lower-left corner. The leftmost map puts Massachusetts within the scope of New England, the middle map shows the eastern portion of Massachusetts in greater detail than the main map, and the map on the right outlines the plan of Boston. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:760,320] (12 miles to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Virginia (western part, i.e., Kentucky)

Virginia (western part, i.e., Kentucky)

Date: 1937
Creator: Filsom, John; Pursell, Henry D. & Rook, T.
Description: Map of Virginia at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, roads, paths, towns, forts, salt springs, mills, wigwams, and American-Indian claimed territory, with explanatory notes on road and river conditions. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:633,600] (10 miles to the inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Photograph of Abilene Christian College Library Interior]

[Photograph of Abilene Christian College Library Interior]

Date: 1919
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the interior of the Abilene Christian College library, showing tables and chairs with books placed on many of them. Located on the wall next to the door is a framed portrait of George Washington.
Contributing Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
[Postcard of Mount Vernon]

[Postcard of Mount Vernon]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A packet of postcards included in the articles Brother Sewell brought back from Mt. Vernon. Postcard shows George Washington's plantation home Mount Vernon, and two oval portraits of George Washington and Martha Washington with Washington's family motto: "Exitus acta probat."
Contributing Partner: Abilene Christian University Library