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Mitchell's National Map of the United States

Description: Front, front inside, and back covers of a book that includes a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of the eastern half of the United States showing roads, towns, and political boundaries with insets of southern Florida, Maine, and a population table.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Engraved print of Abraham Lincoln

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln with notation in lower left corner, "From life by F.B. Carpenter, 1864,"
Date: 1864
Creator: Carpenter, F. B.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Tanner's Travelling Map of Mexico

Description: Front cover and front inside cover of a portfolio for a map guide.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tanner, H. S.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Description of Oregon and California, embracing An Account of The Gold Regions; to which is added, An Appendix, containing descriptions of various kinds of gold, and methods of testing its genuineness.

Description: Front cover and spine of the folio, and front cover and title page of a text containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of the western half of the United States showing roads, settlements, and rivers with "explanation" in lower left corner.
Date: 1849
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Military Plaza: San Antonio

Description: Engraving of a plaza with scene showing men and women, dogs, horses, and oxen. There are several buildings in the background, of different styles. In the foreground, groups of people are stopped and there are various items on the ground around them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Schott, Arthur
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mexico

Description: Front cover and front inside of the portfolio containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of Texas and Mexico showing major roads, settlements, rivers, and empresario grants; insets of statistics, distances, and roads from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico City.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Portrait of James Madison

Description: Print of James Madison; the portrait shows him from mid-chest up.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Running Crane

Description: Painting of a Native American man, Running Crane, wearing feathers in his hair and an elaborate decoration fastened around his neck.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Portrait of Henry Smith]

Description: Front page from Henry Smith's biography containing a portrait and signature.
Date: unknown
Creator: Phillips, J. L.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah, or the Sleepy Eye: A Sioux Chief

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Sioux chief Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah visible from the waist up; he is wearing feathers in hair and has two braids, a scarf around his neck, and blanket over his right shoulder.
Date: 1836
Creator: Newsam
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Following Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas]

Description: Front page of a book containing an illustrated portrait of Stephen Fuller Austin, labeled "Father of Texas, born at Austinville, Wythe Co., VA., Nov. 3, 1797."
Date: 1936
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Portrait of Winfield Scott

Description: Engraved portrait print of Winfield Scott (part b), and map of the Battle of Buena Vista
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Houston, Texas"

Description: From "Harper's Weekly." This item includes a sketch of Houston, Texas and the text on the reverse of the clipping.
Date: October 27, 1866
Creator: Davis, Theodore R.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Child's Book of Birds

Description: This document includes the front and back covers of "The Child's Book of Birds"; the back cover is a listing of "Popular Games, Toy Books, &c. For Young Children" which were published by the same company.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Dawn of the Signing"

Description: Modern painting (a) of Independence Hall at Washington-on-the-Brazos where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed in 1836; (b) frame
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Surrender of Santa Anna

Description: Print of Santa Anna's surrender to General Sam Houston during the Texas Revolution
Date: April 22, 1836
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Neu Braunfels in Texas

Description: Steel engraving print of New Braunfels, Texas, from Meyer's Universum
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Henrietta Veazey]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Picture of Henrietta Veazey, sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey; taken about 1877, year she died; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects. On back of photograph: "Henretta Veazey. Born: 1858 in Gay Hill, Texas. Died: According to family tradition, when 19, same year picture taken, Gay Hill, Texas. Father: Y. Sheppard Veazey. Mother: Amanda Malvina Zimmerman. Older Sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey (Mrs. Eugene Bibb Wallace). Family tradition says she was engaged to William Wallace (no relation to E. B. Wallace). When she died he married her older sister Zoe."
Date: c. 1877
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum