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Bell County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bell County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. A handwritten note in red pen reads, "Shown but not named on the Williamson County map of Jan. 8, 1856." Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1896
Creator: Von Rosenberg, E.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Exteriors

Description: Copy photograph of two images. The left image shows the Bell County courthouse in Belton, Texas. The courthouse is a three-storey stone building with a clock tower. A smaller building can be seen in the background. There are two illegible hand-written notes on the photograph, as well as the text, "Bell County Court House, Belton, Tex." The right image shows the Comanche, Texas courthouse, also a three-storey stone building with a clocktower. A horse-drawn buggy can be seen outside the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Cabinet Card Portrait of a Young Woman]

Description: Photograph of a young woman wearing a white dress in a portrait studio. She leans against a carved pedestal. A painted backdrop of an outdoor scene appears behind her. The reverse side of the photo reads, "From my Bert to Leila Mc, Mar. 20 - 1893 Baylor."
Date: March 20, 1893
Creator: Hillyer
Partner: Coleman Public Library

The Cretaceous Area North of the Colorado River

Description: Geologic map of a portion of South Texas, showing Cretaceous rocks divided into two sequences - lower Cretaceous series and upper Cretaceous series. Shows also Tertiary and Paleozoic rocks. The map also includes county lines, cities and towns, roads, railroads, bodies of water, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
Date: unknown
Creator: Taff, J. A.; Leverett, S. & Dumble, Edwin Theodore
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Four Young Women Playing Instruments]

Description: Photograph of four young women sitting in a portrait studio while they play instruments. They are playing a mandolin, a harmonica, a flute, and a guitar. The reverse side of the image reads "To her "flute teacher" from Birdie Apr. 7 - 1895. Baylor."
Date: April 7, 1895
Creator: Hillyer, H. B.
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[Letter from J. D. Thorn to T. N. Carswell - October 1, 1942]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Abilene, Texas, from J. D. Thorn, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Belton, Texas, dated October 1, 1942. Thorn acknowledges the receipt of the letter from Carswell relative to the subject of education on the liquor question. He writes that he is impressed by the suggestion, made by Carswell, that Baptist schools should include a required course of study along that line, and, if Carswell thinks it advisable, he will incorporate the suggestion into his report for the state convention.
Date: October 1, 1942
Creator: Thorn, J. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to J. D. Thorn - October 14, 1942]

Description: A letter written to Rev. J. D. Thorn, First Baptist Church, Belton, Texas, from T. N. Carswell, 24th District United Texas Drys, dated October 14, 1942. Carswell replies to a letter in which Thorn inquires if Carswell thinks it advisable that he incorporate the suggestion made by Carswell, that Baptist schools require a course of study on liquor, into his report for the state convention. Carswell answers that if Thorn includes a recommendation in his report "it would be very helpful".
Date: October 14, 1942
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to W. K. Wingfield]

Description: A letter written to Mr. W. K. Wingfield, President Lions Club, Temple, Texas, from T. N. Carswell, with copies to Perry, Higgins and Hyer. Carswell replies to the suggestion by Wingfield that they support the other's candidates by stating that the governorship should be decided on merit and service.
Date: 1924
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from T. N. Carswell to W. K. Wingfield - March 29, 1924]

Description: A letter written to Mr. W. K. Wingfield, Temple, Texas, from T. N. Carswell, Secretary-Treasurer, Lions International, Abilene, Texas, dated March 29, 1924. Carswell announces Abilene's candidate Lion R. D. Green for Governor. Typewritten at the bottom of the page is a reply from W. K. Wingfield, President, disclosing their decision to run Colonel Perry for International President stating, "If you will swing the clubs in your section for Lion Perry, we will help you with Lion Green".
Date: March 29, 1924
Creator: Carswell, T. N. (Thomas Norwood)
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Vernon L. Mangun to T. N. Carswell - March 26, 1942]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Abilene, Texas, from Vernon L. Mangun, Dean, Mary Hardin-Baylor College (now the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor), Belton, Texas, dated March 26, 1942. Mangun advises that there are units within courses on the effects of alcohol. Typewritten on Mary Hardin-Baylor College letterhead bearing Weston's BLACKSTONE BOND watermark.
Date: March 26, 1942
Creator: Mangun, Vernon L.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Vernon L. Mangun to T. N. Carswell - March 26, 1942]

Description: A letter written to Faculty Members Dr. LeVesconte, Miss [Lucille] Capt, Miss [Annie Mae] Melton, from Vernon L. Mangun, dated March 20, 1942. The letter is a form letter, and makes request for answers regarding the inquiry from T. N. Carswell on whether or not courses on the effects of alcohol are offered. At the bottom is a handwritten reply to Dean Mangun from Annie Mae Melton confirms assignments on the effects of alcohol within courses.
Date: March 26, 1942
Creator: Mangun, Vernon L.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from W. K. Wingfield to T. N. Carswell - April 18, 1924]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, Secretary-Treasurer, Lions Club, Abilene, Texas, from W. K. Wingfield, President, Lions Club of Temple, Temple, Texas, dated April 18, 1924. Wingfield defends Col. Perry explaining that the Waco meeting at which Col. Perry was not present resulted in things done there that he and his committee did not agree to. He expresses his hope to see Carswell at the Abilene Club, the Paris Convention and then at Omaha in June.
Date: April 18, 1924
Creator: Wingfield, W. K.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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