Snails on Opuntia[,] Goliad Texas


Photograph of snails on prickly pear cactus.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

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Mitchell, J. D. Creation Date: Unknown.


This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 45 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.


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  • Mitchell, J. D. Mitchell, Joseph Daniel (1848-1922) - pioneer entomologist and conchologist.

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Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library

Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria presents over 200 photographs belonging to J.D. Mitchell, a rancher in Calhoun County who would later serve as a Texas state representative. The photographs depict ranching practices, hunting and the topography of Calhoun and Victoria County.

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Photograph of snails on prickly pear cactus.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.


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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 6, 2009, 10:24 p.m.

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  • May 17, 2011, 2:57 p.m.

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Mitchell, J. D. Snails on Opuntia[,] Goliad Texas, photograph, Date Unknown; ( accessed October 20, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library.