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Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Abilene, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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.
Date: 1930-05~
Creator: [Abilene (Tex.)] City Engineering Department
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Man by Car; Baby Picture; School Pictures; School Pictures; Young Woman

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. The picture on the left is of Louis Maurice Williams standing beside a car with a house on the right, taken in 1947 in Putnam, Texas. The top middle picture is a portrait of baby Bobbie Jean Williams sitting in a chair, taken in 1928 in Abilene, Texas. The bottom middle picture is a school picture of Bobbie Jean Williams taken in 1934 in Abilene. The picture on the right is of Bobbie Jean Williams standing in a yard with trees, houses, and a car behind her, taken in 1945 in Abilene.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of "The Tree" Plaque]

Description: Photograph of the metal plaque screwed into the petrified tree stump on the Hardin-Simmons University campus. The plaque reads, "The Tree: The petrified tree stump, a gift of the Class of 1919, was taken from the sand beds near Clyde, Texas, and brought to the campus by the late D. O. Riddle and several classmates."
Date: [1919..]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library