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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

County Map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories

Description: Map of the state of Texas denoting the counties in different colors, as well as some major cities and roads, with relief shown by hachures. Portions of neighboring states are included around Texas, with counties noted for New Mexico and Oklahoma (Indian Territory) and geographic features in Arkansas and Louisiana. An inset in the lower-left corner shows an enlarged portion of Galveston Island, including the city of Galveston and some geographic features.
Date: 1881
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Reminiscences of reconstruction in Texas ; and, Reminiscences of Texas and Texans fifty years ago

Description: The author's personal recollections of the Reconstruction in Texas. The work is "intended to be illustrative of the conditions existing in Texas, the customs, feelings, and sentiments of the people, that came under the obersvation of the author at that time; and in addition some short sketches of the judges that occupied the bench and the lawyers that practiced in the Third and Thirteenth Judicial Districts fifty years ago, with a few short sketches of some early settlers, clerical and lay"
Date: 1902
Creator: Wood, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An account of Col. Crockett's tour to the North and down East, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four : his object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country : and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of "The Experiment"

Description: "Object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country; and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of 'The Experiment'"
Date: 1835
Creator: Crockett, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UNT Libraries