[Plat of Merkel, Texas]

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Plat of a portion of the town of Merkel, Texas. According to the note in the lower-right corner: "Sketch showing the location of division lines on the town plat of Merkel. Index numbers and primary lines are shown here also." Additions are outlined and labeled in red. Scale 1:9,600

Physical Description

1 map : blueprint, some col. ; 45 x 55 cm.

Creation Information

West Texas Utilities Company. Engineering Department. April 13, 1931.

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This map 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 274 times , with 8 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Plat of a portion of the town of Merkel, Texas. According to the note in the lower-right corner: "Sketch showing the location of division lines on the town plat of Merkel. Index numbers and primary lines are shown here also." Additions are outlined and labeled in red. Scale 1:9,600

Physical Description

1 map : blueprint, some col. ; 45 x 55 cm.

Notes

Original has water damage along the bottom of the page.

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Source

  • [O. K. Hobbs Plat Book], [Abilene (Tex.)] City Engineering Department, 1930

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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The O.K. Hobbs Plat Book offers the researcher an objective, historical reference to the layout of the city of the Abilene.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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Creation Date

  • April 13, 1931

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  • Jan. 30, 2010, 9:26 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

West Texas Utilities Company. Engineering Department. [Plat of Merkel, Texas], map, April 13, 1931; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78024/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.