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Mexico & Guatimala

Description: Hand-colored map of Mexico and Guatemala showing settlements, rivers, and mountains
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Who is W. T. Eldridge?

Description: Pamphlet taking a position against the prison reform ideas of W.T. Eldridge, a businessman who ran the Imperial Sugar Company. The political commentary is addressed to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, the Legislative Investigating Committee, and the Members of the Legislature of Texas. It includes several letters, question-and-answer transcripts and other documentation discussing Texas legislation and policies related to prisons.
Date: August 1913
Creator: Dunovant, Adelia A.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Early Days In Texas"

Description: Cover of a book that discusses frontier life in early Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Durst, Harriet
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Map of Texas and the Country Adjacent

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Texas with statistics and references in lower left
Date: 1844
Creator: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Ghost Towns of Texas

Description: Newspaper clippings regarding biography of R.E.B. Baylor, history of Baylor University, and memorial to R.E.B. Baylor, ca. 1900-1920
Date: unknown
Creator: Etheridge, W. B.
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Inez: A Tale of the Alamo

Description: Front cover of a romantic novel set during the Texas Revolution written by 15 year-old Augusta Evans of San Antonio.
Date: unknown
Creator: Evans, Augusta J.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, Front Cover

Description: Illustrations of "Texan Handmen," "The Fandango, "Main Plaza, San Antonio," "Mission Concepcion," "Primitive Bathing," and "Cock Fighting" from Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper
Date: January 15, 1859
Creator: Everett, Richard
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Document Regarding the Treaty of Limits]

Description: Treaty recognizing the U.S.-Mexican Border with commentary in Spanish and the text of treaties in both English and Spanish, side-by-side, including agreements signed January 12, 1828, and April 5, 1831.
Date: December 1, 1832
Creator: Fagoaga, Francisco
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Those Texans

Description: Newspaper clippings regarding biography of R.E.B. Baylor, history of Baylor University, and memorial to R.E.B. Baylor, ca. 1900-1920
Date: unknown
Creator: Farber, James
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mexico & Guatemala

Description: Hand-colored engraving of Mexico and Guatemala showing towns, rivers, and topography
Date: 1842
Creator: Findlay, Alexander G.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Untitled map of Louisiana, Virginia and Carolina

Description: Untitled map by John Gibson that appeared in a June 1763 issue of "Gentlemen's Magazine" in London; refers to Texas as "High Land"
Date: June 1763
Creator: Gibson, John
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Nueva Hispania Tabula Nova"

Description: Copper engraving of Mexico showing Baja California, southern United States, Florida, and half of Cuba; Yucatan is shown as a peninsula; Latin text on verso
Date: unknown
Creator: Girolamo Ruscelli
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Great Southerner, Volume 15, Number 9, June 1936

Description: Front cover and frontispiece of "The Great Southerner." The cover has a picture of the Memorial Shaft at the San Jacinto Battle Ground
Date: June 1936
Creator: Great Southern Life Insurance Company
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mexico. and Guatimala.

Description: Hand-colored engraving of Mexico and Guatemala, and the surrounding areas, showing settlements, roads, mines and topography. Mexican states are outlined in various colors and labeled; "Guatimala" encompasses all of Central America (except for Belize). Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Hall, Sidney
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum