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Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893

Description: A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].
Date: 1893
Creator: Leonard Manufacturing Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Guide to Texas emigrants

Description: A promotional guide enticing settlers to come to Texas.
Date: 1835
Creator: Woodman, David, Jr.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library

History of Texas, together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families

Description: History of Texas : together with a biographical history of Milam, Williamson, Bastrop, Travis, Lee and Burleson counties : containing a concise history of the state, with portraits and biographies of prominent citizens of the above named counties, and personal histories of many of the early settlers and leading families.
Date: 1893
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company, publisher.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

De Witt's Colony

Description: A history of DeWitt's Colony which was established by Green DeWitt and James Kerr in 1825.
Date: 1905
Creator: Rather, Ethel Zivley
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 1.

Description: Volume one of a two-volume set gives a historical overview of slavery and the abolition movement in the U.S., records events leading to secession, and details political and military action early in the Civil War. Chapter XII (pp. 147-177) discusses the annexation of Texas to the United States. Analytical index begins on p. 633.
Date: 1864
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-'64: its causes, incidents, and results: intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases, with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the war for the Union. Volume 2.

Description: Volume two of a two-volume set details political and military action in the Civil War. Chapter I (pp. 17-25) discusses activity in Texas and New Mexico in 1862. Analytical index begins on p. 765.
Date: 1866
Creator: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

History of Texas, from 1685 to 1892. Volume 2.

Description: Volume two of a two-volume set, covers Texas history from the time of Texas's fight for independence from Mexico through the gubernatorial administation of James S. Hogg in 1892.
Date: 1893
Creator: Brown, John Henry, 1820-1895.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[$500 Bond Issued June 28, 1866]

Description: $500 mortgage bond presented to Henry G. Northon and Virgil Whitcomb by Antonio López de Santa Anna using property and palaces in Mexico as security.
Date: June 28, 1866
Creator: Santa Anna, Antonio López de, 1794?-1876
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of Denton County, Texas.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Handwritten notes on the map appear to mark land divisions, later owners, and city locations. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Denton County.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Additionally, some bodies of water and railroad tracks appear to be marked.
Date: October 1871
Creator: Pressler, Chas. W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners. A note at the top of the map says, "Lands of the Texas & Pacific Railway Co. are colored yellow." Additionally, some bodies of water, roads, railroad tracks, and towns appear to be marked. A small box in the upper-right corner is labeled "Diagram of a Section" and states "1900 Varas square = 640 acres." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 Varas to 1 inch, 1 Vara = 33 1/3 inches).
Date: 1870/1889~
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1

Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are humorous articles, jokes, poems, and advertisements, along with a list of prisoners. The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: February 17, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Item Type: Newspaper
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections