Mineral Wells, Texas

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A pamphlet about the various services and attractions in and around Mineral Wells, Texas, with many photographic illustrations, extols the allurements of Mineral in an effusive nineteenth-century prose, that was probably archaic for the time of the pamphlet.

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1 paper pamphlet ; 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.

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Texas and Pacific Railway - General Passenger Department Creation Date: Unknown.

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This text is part of the collection entitled: Palo Pinto County Album and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 469 times , with 11 in the last month . More information about this text can be viewed below.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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A pamphlet about the various services and attractions in and around Mineral Wells, Texas, with many photographic illustrations, extols the allurements of Mineral in an effusive nineteenth-century prose, that was probably archaic for the time of the pamphlet.

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1 paper pamphlet ; 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.

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Palo Pinto County Album

This ongoing collection is a compilation of photographs and memorabilia documenting the history of Palo Pinto County and its people. As a community album it is comprised solely of items belonging to individuals of the Palo Pinto County area. In an effort to document as much of the history that is held by individuals and families with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those in the community that have items of historic value and wish to contribute no matter how small their collection.

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  • Feb. 19, 2007, 8:18 p.m.

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  • July 30, 2012, 10:11 a.m.

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Texas and Pacific Railway - General Passenger Department. Mineral Wells, Texas, text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth21925/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.