Texas, Castro-Ville

Texas, Castro-Ville

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Document inviting the public to learn more about the prosperity of Castroville by contacting any one of a list of men. The end states that Mr. Castro is still giving free land to families and bachelors.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
History of McKinney and Collin County

History of McKinney and Collin County

Date: May 1, 1924
Creator: Wilson, Walter B.
Description: This pamphlet gives an overview of the history of Collin County including important people, agricultural geography, and economic aspects.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Deed of Sale]

[Deed of Sale]

Date: February 1913
Creator: unknown
Description: Deed of land sale by Seward heirs to F. W. Wood.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Letter from Harold Hurd to Bob Perryman, September 17, 1908]

[Letter from Harold Hurd to Bob Perryman, September 17, 1908]

Date: September 17, 1908
Creator: Hurt, Harold
Description: Letter from Harold Hurd to Bob Perryman, informing him that his application to file soldier's Declaratory as assignee of John Short was rejected.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Title of Land to John Adkinson

Title of Land to John Adkinson

Date: July 22, 1845
Creator: unknown
Description: Original grant signed by Anson Jones with seal of General Land Office (detached)
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Mountain View

Mountain View

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a landscape with a mountain in the distance. Clouds float over the snowy mountain range and shrubs grow over the hills in the mid-ground of the image. Photograph was taken somewhere in Utah or Wyoming.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Geological Formations

Geological Formations

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two lanscape images in a 2x1 grid. The top image is of a geological landform in a desert. Sand and plants are in the foreground and the land formations are in the background. The second image is another view of a geological land formation. The photographs were taken in an unknown part of Utah or Wyoming.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Map of the Alfred and Mary Fasshauer Subdivision in Taylor County, Texas]

[Map of the Alfred and Mary Fasshauer Subdivision in Taylor County, Texas]

Date: unknown
Creator: Beard, T.
Description: Map of a portion of Taylor County, Texas encompassing properties from several different land surveys bordered to the east by Cedar Gap Dike and to the west (roughly) by Button Willow Creek. Various properties are marked and have notations with acreage; the different surveys are also labeled. Scale 1:4,800
Contributing Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
[Letter from J. R. Roberts to Sister, November 24, 1878]

[Letter from J. R. Roberts to Sister, November 24, 1878]

Date: November 24, 1878
Creator: Roberts, J. R.
Description: Letter from J. R. Roberts to sister. J. R. thanked his sister for gifts that were sent and went on to update her on what was happening in their families' lives. The letter ended with a mention that people were searching for land claims in the area and the author wanted their mother to not worry about them.
Contributing Partner: Austin College
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3352, Chapter 577

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 3352, Chapter 577

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to the sale of park land owned by certain municipalities.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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