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The Texas Historian, Volume 51, Number 2, November 1990

The Texas Historian, Volume 51, Number 2, November 1990

Date: November 1990
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: Journal published by the Texas State Historical Association containing articles written by members of the Junior Historians about various aspects of Texas history.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
Surveyor; Man Posing With Surveyor Instruments

Surveyor; Man Posing With Surveyor Instruments

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 1 copy negative of two photographs. The first photograph shows a surveyor. The second photograph shows a surveyor posing with surveying instruments. The surveyor is shown wearing a hat, tie and boots.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Charles and Mary Ann Moore, April 8, 1887]

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Charles and Mary Ann Moore, April 8, 1887]

Date: April 8, 1887
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee discusses weather and cold snap that probably killed all the peach blossoms, but apples and garden looks ok. She recommends Mary get her teeth pulled that are bothering her. Abe is in town and Bettie is lonesome. Some geologists had come and visited Abe's gas well. Willie is working as chain carrier for a surveyor. Birdie, Mary and Bessie have learned to knit and Birdie is piecing a quilt. The women made soap and it only took 3 days. Dinkie's chickens are doing well and they sold all their turkeys at Christmas
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Man Holding Survey Stick

Man Holding Survey Stick

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of exhibit A in the Miller Vs. Eslop case. It is a picture of a man with a survey stick at an indented area in a road, with fences and houses on each side.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Telescope

Telescope

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cylindrical brass box (a) houses sextant (b) and doubles as screw on base. Two part telescope (c) can be attached to sextant by screw (d); engraved: "Troughton & Simms, London"
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Pocket compass

Pocket compass

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Nickel over brass pocket compass belonging to George Smyth, surveyor of the Republic of Texas and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Steel survey chain

Steel survey chain

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Steel survey chain with brass handles which are bolted on; there are 4 brass marker tags with 1, 2, 3, and 4 points respectively; the 29 cm long links are ringed together; marked, “50 FT TESTED K&E STEEL NO 12” “KEUFFEL & ESSER CO. NEW YORK 6410”
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Azimuth circle

Azimuth circle

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Azimuth circle made of brass with glass prism which adjusts to desired angle. There are two glass eye pieces and a circular ring of brass with quadrants marked. A bubble level is under the angle finder. It is marked, “No. 5696 K.” PATT. 1950.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Corner finder

Corner finder

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A corner finder
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 29, July 1925 - April, 1926

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 29, July 1925 - April, 1926

Date: 1926
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 325.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
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