Drafting table

Description

Pine drafting table. It has a slant top with hinges and no drawers. This drafting table was used at the Texas General Land Office around 1890, when O. Henry worked in the department.

Physical Description

Drafting table: pine; 99.7 cm x 172.7 cm x 87.6 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1880/1900~.

Context

This physical object is part of the collection entitled: O. Henry Project and was provided by Texas State Preservation Board to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 25 times . More information about this object can be viewed below.

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Texas State Preservation Board

The Texas State Preservation Board was established in 1983 to preserve, maintain, and restore the State Capitol and the General Land Office building. The Preservation Board contributed photographs of artifacts that were in use at the General Land Office when O Henry worked in the department.

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Description

Pine drafting table. It has a slant top with hinges and no drawers. This drafting table was used at the Texas General Land Office around 1890, when O. Henry worked in the department.

Physical Description

Drafting table: pine; 99.7 cm x 172.7 cm x 87.6 cm.

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O. Henry Project

The O. Henry Collection consists primarily of the short stories of William Sydney Porter (1862-1910), written under his pseudonym O. Henry. Each story is available as it first appeared in the popular magazines of the day, and these and other stories published posthumously can also be found in first edition compilation books, and later as part of his collected works. In addition to published materials, the collection also contains handwritten letters, photographs, legal documents, newspaper articles, artifacts, and maps drawn and signed by Porter.

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Creation Date

  • 1880/1900~

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 8, 2011, 2:31 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 24, 2011, 2:45 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Drafting table, physical object, 1880/1900~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth139484/: accessed July 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Preservation Board.