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Coin from Selge (Seruk) of Lucius Verus

Description: Coin from Selge (Seruk), a city in present day Turkey, depicting emperor Lucius Verus, co-ruler with Marcus Aurelius. The obverse shows the emperor's head, radiate right. The reverse shows Nike standing, holding a spear in her left hand and cornucopia in her right. Faint traces remain of the thin gold wash applied to this coin.
Date: 0161/0169
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Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Coin from Antioch of Psidia of Philip II

Description: Coin from the Roman colony of Pisidian Antioch of Philip II. Obverse shows radiate bust right of Philip II. Reverse shows goddess standing by an altar, wearing a chiton and peplos, holding a spear in left hand and a short staff in her right hand, with a globe at her feet.
Date: 0247/0249
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Coin of Byzantine Emperor Phocas

Description: Coin from the Byzantine Empire very likely struck in the Antioch mint. The obverse bears a faint portrait of Phocas, crowned and facing front wearing consular robes. Though worn and lacking definitive detail, he is likely holding either a mappa and eagle-tipped sceptre or akakia and globus cruciger. Both variations were struck at the Antioch mint that same year. The reverse bears a large M.
Date: 0609/0610
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Coin from the Byzantine Empire bearing likeness of Christ

Description: Coin from the Byzantine Empire, very likely from the reign of Basill II, bearing a faint front-facing bust of Jesus Christ. The obverse shows Christ surrounded by a nimbate cross. In his left hand is a book of the Gospels. Though worn, the lettering on the obverse flanking the portrait is likely IC-XC, an abbreviation for Jesus Christ. The reverse carries four lines of text reading IhSUS XRISTUS bASILEU bASILE, Jesus Christ King of Kings.
Date: 0976/1028
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Texas

Description: Atlas map of the state of Texas, showing proposed railroad routes and known topographical features of western Texas, and counties, towns, roads, railroads, post offices, mountains, and water bodies of eastern Texas. Map includes a note on El Llano Estacado (or the Staked Plain); a legend indicating railroads, common roads, state capitols, cities, county towns, and post offices; and two inset maps. The inset maps are located in the lower-left corner and are titled "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:4,118,400] (approximately 65 miles to the inch).
Date: [1800..]
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mapa Geográfico

Description: Blueline map showing the geography around the Texas-Mexico border. Rivers, mountains, and other features are represented pictorially.
Date: 1805
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Texas with Parts of the Adjoining States.

Description: Map of Texas and parts of Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma (Indian Territory), showing land grants, property lines, and ownership. The map also includes towns, forts, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevations. Includes notes on various geological features as well as a note written and signed by the General Land Office Commissioner, complete with an official General Land Office seal. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of that part of the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States, comprised between Logan's Ferry on the Sabine River, and the 36th mile mound on the meridian line. (Sheet No. 1)

Description: Map of the boundary line between the Republic of Texas and the United States, as surveyed by the Joint Commission in 1841. The map also includes bodies of water, buildings, and areas of elevation along the boundary line. The back of the map includes a note from Jerry Sadler, Commissioner of the General Land Office, from 1963. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1838
Creator: Gray, A. B.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Part of the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States, North of the Sabine River, From the 72nd Mile Mound to Red River (Sheet 3).

Description: Map of the boundary line between the Republic of Texas and the United States, as surveyed by the Joint Commission in 1841. The map also includes bodies of water, buildings, and areas of elevation along the boundary line. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1838
Creator: Gray, A. B.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

That part of the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States, North of the Sabine River, from the 36th to the 72nd mile mound on the meridian line. (Sheet No. 2)

Description: Map of the boundary line between the Republic of Texas and the United States, as surveyed by the Joint Commission in 1841. The map also includes bodies of water, buildings, and areas of elevation along the boundary line. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1838
Creator: Gray, A. B.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gregg Co.

Description: Survey map of Gregg County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes bodies of water, towns, roads, railroads, and the historic trail, Cherokee Trace. No scale information given.
Date: September 1839
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Fayette County, Texas

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Fayette County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A list of references on the west side of the Colorado River is included in the lower-left corner. A list of references on the east side of the Colorado River is included in the lower-right corner of the map. No scale information is given.
Date: 1840
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Jackson County, Texas.

Description: Survey map of Jackson County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes bays, rivers, creeks, towns, and roads. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1840
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of E.G. Sewell]

Description: Portrait of E.G. Sewell, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and an overcoat. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "B.Z. Cannaway, Resident Artist, East Side Public Square, Franklin, KY."
Date: [1840..1924]
Creator: Cannaway, B. Z.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of James W. Harding]

Description: Portrait of James W. Harding, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "J.C. Elrod, Louisville, KY. Is this Jeff. H??'s Father? Photograph Galleries, 313 Jefferson, below Third Street, ground floor, and 428 Main, below Fourth Street, duplicates can be ordered."
Date: [1840..1919]
Creator: Elrod, J. C.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library