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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

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, 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 camp, local, state, and national news articles; poems; advertisements; and a map of "Ford-Borrough." The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: March 1, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, 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 camp news articles, fiction, poems, humorous articles, advertisements, and obituaries. The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: March 15, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Industrial and agricultural map of Denton County / map drawn by Sena Mounts Wright ; drawings by Clydene Oliver : holograph, [1940?]

Description: Hand drawn simple map of the industrial and agricultural resources of Denton county, Texas, in about 1940. Illustrated with drawings. Includes list of acreage of leading crops, and the numbers of business in 7 industries. Cities, towns, rivers, creeks, roads and railways included.
Date: 1940~
Creator: Wright, Sena Mounts
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of Texas

Description: Hand colored map of Texas circa 1841 showing major rivers, the Old Spanish Road, U.S. Traders Road and some topographical features.
Date: 1841
Creator: Ikin, Arthur
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Travis County courthouse, Austin, Texas, Volume 2

Description: Inventory of records of Travis County housed in the Travis County courthouse in Austin. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the District Clerk, Adult Probation, Domestic Relations - Juvenile, District Attorney, County Clerk as Clerk of the County Court, County Attorney, Justice of the Peace, Medical Examiner, Sheriff, and Constable. Also provides a list of Travis County records and an index.
Date: 1978
Creator: Adams, Kate; Fortin, Maurice G.; Riney, James E. & Dunn, Brother William
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Travis County courthouse, Austin, Texas, Volume 1

Description: Inventory of records of Travis County housed in the Travis County courthouse in Austin. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the Commissioners Court, County Clerk, Tax Assessor-Collector, Treasurer, Auditor, Personnel Department, County School Superintendent, County Engineer, Veterans County Service Officer. Also provides a list of Travis County records and an index.
Date: 1978
Creator: Adams, Kate; Fortin, Maurice G.; Riney, James E. & Dunn, Brother William
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inventory of county records, Denton County Courthouse, Denton, Texas

Description: Inventory of records of Denton County housed in the Denton County Courthouse in Denton, Texas. Begins with an introduction and explanation of the roles of various county government offices. Describes the records of the County Clerk, District Clerk, County and District Attorney, Justice of the Peace, Constable, Tax Assessor-Collector, Sheriff, Treasurer, Auditor, and County School Superintendent. Also provides an index.
Date: 1975
Creator: Pearson, Mary
Partner: UNT Libraries

Glasscock County Cemeteries, 1890 - 1992

Description: Alphabetical listing of burials in the Garden City Cemetery and the St. Lawrence Cemetery of Glasscock County, Texas. Each entry consists of surname, given name, birth date, death date, and any known miscellaneous information.
Date: 1992~
Creator: Clanton, Jimmy & Clanton, Kandi
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas and Oklahoma Boundary: Fort Augur Area, Map Number 4

Description: Map of the Fort Auger area around the Red River showing portions of both Texas and Oklahoma. Various areas are marked off into numbered segments and there are red lines radiating from specific points on either side of the river. A legal notice at the bottom of the page asserts that the map is accurate, verified by the Supreme Court of the United States. Scale 1:24,000
Date: September 3, 1924
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries