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Connecticut

Description: Reproduction of a map originally published in 1777 of Connecticut and the surrounding area, including parts of Rhode Island, New York, and New Jersey. The map includes towns, counties, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown pictorially. Scale 1:760,320
Date: 1937
Creator: U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Jacqueline Cochran's Typed Daily Schedule: December 1969 to December 1973]

Description: Text of Jacqueline Cochran's typed daily schedule from December 21, 1969, to December 15, 1973, including golf tournaments, doctor appointments, hair appointments, Arthritis Foundation committee meetings, dinner meetings, budget meetings, and board meetings. Entries include day of week, time, and location. They also include personal handwritten notes on some entries.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Letter and envelope: From Robbins Wolcott Barstow to T. N. Carswell - January 8, 1942]

Description: A letter written to Mr. T. N. Carswell, American Legion, Abilene, Texas, from Robbins Wolcott Barstow, President, The Hartford Seminary Foundation, Hartford, Connecticut, dated January 8, 1942. Barstow expresses his views on Americanism advising of the enclosed clipping regarding remarks he made to a group of newly naturalized citizens. The article in the clipping is titled "New Citizens: Devotion to Ideal, ' by Robbins W. Barstow, President Harford Seminary Foundation.
Date: January 8, 1942
Creator: Barstow, Robbins Wolcott
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Map of the Travels of George Washington

Description: Map of the travels of George Washington in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States between 1732 and 1799, with insets of New York and the lower Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, the tidewater region of Virginia, Philadelphia, and Boston. The map includes towns, colonial highways, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,502,720] (39.5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1931
Creator: National Geographic Society for the National Geographic Magazine
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Massachusetts (without the District of Maine)

Description: Map of Massachusetts at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing roads, counties, cities, villages, townships, water bodies, and other geographic features. The map includes three inset maps in the lower-left corner. The leftmost map puts Massachusetts within the scope of New England, the middle map shows the eastern portion of Massachusetts in greater detail than the main map, and the map on the right outlines the plan of Boston. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:760,320] (12 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Green, John; De Coasta, I.; Romans, Bernard & Bradley, Abraham, Jr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Note About C. F. Kinkannon]

Description: Note written on scratch paper from Aetna Insurance Company with the header, "The leading fire insurance company of America". The note reads, "John : what 2 numbers 20 and 21 C. F. Kinkannon bankruptcy court".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Postcard of Aetna Life Affiliated Companies Home Office]

Description: Postcard of the Aetna Life Affiliated Companies home office: a large, red building in Hartford, Connecticut. A handwritten note addressed to Miss Helen H. Aten from Woodrow W. Aten at Camp Campbell says "Dear Helen and All. How is this for a delayed card. My supply is almost exhausted now. I still have one more of these. 'Tis quite warm now- in fact hot. My radio is going swell now. So long, Woodrow."
Date: November 19, 1942
Creator: Aten, Woodrow W.
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of Benedict Arnold House in New Haven, Connecticut]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a two-story house with wood siding, windows along each floor, and a small overhang above the front door, supported by two columns. The house has a small yard, surrounded on all sides by a short wood fence. Other wood buildings sit on either side of the house, and a dirt road runs parallel in front of the house. Printed text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the house as the Benedict Arnold House in New Haven, Connecticut. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Foyer of the Elton Hotel]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a large, high-ceiling room with square columns, pink marble pillars, and green armchairs throughout. Text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the room as the foyer of the Elton hotel in Waterbury, Connecticut. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard from Adele to Miss Margaret Hallock in Derby, Connecticut.
Date: 1909-02-23~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Jane E. Leonard Recitation Hall]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a large, three-story brick and stone building with windows along each floor, on each side of the building. Printed text at the top of the postcard identifies the building as the Jane E. Leonard Recitation Hall in Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Handwritten text on the other side of the postcard is addressed to Miss Margaret Hallock in Derby, Connecticut.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Ocean Avenue in East Hampton, New York]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of a straight dirt road with a sidewalk and border shrubs on the left side, beyond which are large farm-style houses. A woman in a white dress walks with a child along the sidewalk, looking back at an automobile and horse-drawn buggy. Text at the top of the postcard identifies the street as Ocean Avenue in East Hampton, New York. There is handwritten text on the other side of the postcard to Miss Margaret Hallock in Derby, Connecticut.
Date: 1909-07-30~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library

[Postcard of Soldiers Monument in Derby, Connecticut]

Description: Postcard of a photograph of a monument with a statue figure on top, sitting between two long canons on a small mound surrounded by trees. The monument bears the word "Gettysburg," and handwritten text at the bottom of the postcard identifies it as a soldier's monument. A town area can be partially seen in the background, through the trees. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 1904~
Partner: Howard Payne University Library
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