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Fannin Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Fannin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Hand drawn lines have been made on the published map in pencil. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1901
Creator: Pressler, C. W. & Legg
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fannin Land District

Description: Blueline format of Fannin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Date: 1859
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Family Portrait

Description: Copy negative of the Ely Family in front of a house on Binckly Farm.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Headstone, Cemetery

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of headstones for Ely family members in the cemetery in Ely, Texas with other headstones and trees in the background. The stone on the left is for L. W. Ely who was born January 18, 1829 and died May 11, 1904.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Headstones; Lady with Headstones, Cemetery

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first picture, taken in 1957, is of a headstone for a person in the Ely family who was born September 27, 1887 and died April 13, 1903 in a cemetery with other headstones in the background. The second is of Julia Etta Ely Cook standing between two Ely family headstones in the Ely, Texas cemetery with other tombstones and trees in the background. The stone on the right is for F. M. Ely who was born November 20, 1854 and died July 13, 1904.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Marvin Methodist Church; Church #1

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of churches. The first is of the Marvin Methodist Church building near Ely, Texas with a telephone pole, viewed from front left. The second is of another church in Marvin or Ely Texas with bushes in front and a house in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Marvin Methodist Church; Church #2

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of churches. The first is of the Marvin Methodist Church building near Ely, Texas with a telephone pole, viewed from front left. The second is of another church in Marvin or Ely Texas with bushes in front and a house in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Bible Class at J. P. Sewell House]

Description: Photograph of Bible school students at the home of J. P. and Daisy Sewell, showing the students standing near the opening of a fence. A horse can be seen to the left of the group. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "Picture #7. Home of J.P. Sewell and Daisy McQuigg Sewell, Bonham, Texas. All in the picture are Bible School students during a meeting held by E.G. Sewell and Sam Pitman [?] - 1900. Left to right: Elmo Moore - Bonham, Texas. Sam Pilsman in front of fence with derby. Sallie McQuigg - Bonham. [?] Friend, White [?], Texas. Rocie McQuigg, Bonham. J.P. Sewell, Daisy Sewell, Bonham. Lucy Dodd, Nashville, Tennessee.”
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Photograph of Daisy Sewell with Bible Class]

Description: Photograph taken at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Sewell in Bonham, Texas, with the Bible school students in the summer of 1900. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "Duplicate, Bible 2". A card in the sleeve has this information: "Mrs. Sewell standing by door. Elizabeth Fisher. Shaffer Arledge. - Adams. Leo Cantrell. Thelma Tillison. 1920?"
Date: Spring 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of a full length studio portrait of Frank Mayes wearing a suit, standing at a rustic fence and gate with a background made to look like the outdoors.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Run Down House #1

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of the run down old Ely family house. The first is a view of the house with porch on the right and plants in front. The second is a view of the house and barn with plants in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Run Down House #2

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of the run down old Ely family house. The first is a view of the house with porch on the right and plants in front. The second is a view of the house and barn with plants in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

School Exteriors

Description: Copy photograph of two images of school houses. The top image shows Elm Grove School, a one-storey brick building. Outside the school is an automobile. The bottom image shows Valley Creek School, a wooden one-room structure with no windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Three Photographs of the McQuigg Home]

Description: Three photographs of the McQuigg home and grounds. The top photograph shows Jesse P. Sewell in the McQuigg backyard garden with a crochet mallet in his hands behind his head. The second photograph shows Jesse and Daisy McQuigg in the yard of the McQuigg home in the summer of 1898. The final photograph shows the home of the three McQuigg sisters.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Wallace Grocery Store; Barn Where Elys Lived

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first picture is of the Wallace Grocery Store and Gas Station with a car parked under the front and another building on the right. The second picture is of the barn where the Ely's lived in Ely, Texas with three people in front of it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Woman by Signpost

Description: Copy negative of a woman standing next to a signpost.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library