[O. K. Hobbs Plat Book]

Description

This plat book includes an indexed segment in the middle as well as additional plats, assembly drawings, and newspaper clippings that were added to the beginning and end of the compilation. A table of contents on page 115 lists the segments in the middle section of the plat book including an alphabetical index by name (p. 117), an index by number of blocks and surveys (p. 133), eleven index maps, and the plats that were filed through May 1, 1930.

Physical Description

1 plat book ([1170] p.) ; 49 cm.

Creation Information

[Abilene (Tex.)] City Engineering Department 1930-05~.

Context

This book is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by Abilene Christian University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 121 times . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Abilene Christian University Library

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Description

This plat book includes an indexed segment in the middle as well as additional plats, assembly drawings, and newspaper clippings that were added to the beginning and end of the compilation. A table of contents on page 115 lists the segments in the middle section of the plat book including an alphabetical index by name (p. 117), an index by number of blocks and surveys (p. 133), eleven index maps, and the plats that were filed through May 1, 1930.

Physical Description

1 plat book ([1170] p.) ; 49 cm.

Notes

Page numbers for the digital version are sequential from beginning to end, but only appear sporadically on the middle section of the original.

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Abilene Library Consortium

The Abilene Library Consortium (ALC) is a regional nonprofit organization in Abilene, Texas, that provides support and resources to libraries, museums, and information organizations. The ALC collection features thousands of photos, print materials, maps, newspapers, and much more.

O.K. Hobbs Plat Book

The O.K. Hobbs Plat Book offers the researcher an objective, historical reference to the layout of the city of the Abilene. Its bulk was assembled in 1927 by O.K. Hobbs and J.P. McKean, and was revised by Hobbs in May, 1930. It appears to have been compiled from many different sources., and the plats in this book were traced from older plat collections.

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  • 1930-05~

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  • 1901~ - 1931~

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  • Dec. 18, 2009, 1:11 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Abilene (Tex.)] City Engineering Department. [O. K. Hobbs Plat Book], book, 1930-05~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth67177/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.