[Nelson Merrell House Interior]

Description

Photographs on contact sheet of the interior of a home that once belonged to Captain Nelson Merrell. The top photo shows a view of a stair case, with a seating area seen to the left and a passage to another room seen in the background. The bottom photo shows a kitchen dining table, with a door frame seen to the left, and large wooden cabinet doors seen to the right. A metal shelf can be sen hung on the wall above the table.

Physical Description

2 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1960?.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2017 and was provided by the Round Rock Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 68 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Round Rock Public Library

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Photographs on contact sheet of the interior of a home that once belonged to Captain Nelson Merrell. The top photo shows a view of a stair case, with a seating area seen to the left and a passage to another room seen in the background. The bottom photo shows a kitchen dining table, with a door frame seen to the left, and large wooden cabinet doors seen to the right. A metal shelf can be sen hung on the wall above the table.

Physical Description

2 photographs : b&w ; 6 x 6 cm.

Notes

"Capt. Nelson Merrell or Merrill was one of Round Rock's earliest settlers. In 1870, he hired French stonemason Antria Smith to build a family home for $1600 in what is now east Round Rock. In 1970, the house was listed in the the National Register of Historic Places."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2017

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

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  • 1960?

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  • Feb. 20, 2019, 11:02 a.m.

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  • May 3, 2019, 9:19 a.m.

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  • 30.517731, -97.661541

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[Nelson Merrell House Interior], photograph, 1960?; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1121231/: accessed February 27, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Round Rock Public Library.

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