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Abstract of Title

Description: Booklet entitled "Abstract of Title, to One League and Labor of land situated in Runnels County in the name of Rama Christa as appears from the records of Bexar County while Runnels Co. was a part of Bexar, made by Cocke, Hildebrand & Co. for John C. Beasley," containing records about land titles and legal transactions.
Date: June 16, 1857
Creator: Beasley, John C.
Item Type: Text

Aerial View of Air Base

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Kelly Field, Texas. In view, there are planes lined up in a row, buildings, and roads. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "3-Line up Ships Kelly Field, Texas (0-467G-22)(1-20-26)(12-1800)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial View of Air Field

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Brook[s] Field, Texas. In view, there are planes lined up in a curved row, buildings, and roads. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "4-SHIPS ON LINE, BROOK FIELD, TEXAS(0-467K-22)(6-25-26A)(20-1800)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Aerial View of Military Base

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Kelly Field, Texas. Planes, buildings, and roads are visible. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "15 Kelly Field, Texas Looking from East (0-467G-22)(10-23-25A)(20-200)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Airplane

Description: 1 copy negative of a Pioneer Airlines aircraft. The plane is shown on the ground and there are airline personnel near the bottom of the aircraft.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Band in Uniform

Description: Copy negative of the McMurry Band from Abilene, Texas standing in front of a stone building in San Antonio with a tree on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Bexar County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Bexar County, Texas, showing towns, roads and highways, railroads, and landmarks. Map includes eight inset maps: Helotes, Monte Robles Park, Oakland Estates, Airport City, Luxello, Leon Springs, Kentwood Manor, and Inset Map No. 1. A hand drawn line has been made on the map in approximation of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (approximately 2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1966
Item Type: Map

Bi-Plane Nicknamed "Boston"

Description: Copy negative of a bi-plane parked on grass identified with the nickname "Boston." There is one man near the plane looking towards it, and a group of men further away from the plane. In the background, there are buildings. Text at the bottom of the photo says "36 World Flight at Kelly Field, Texas Ship 'Boston' 1925."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Bombing Formation

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of five bi-planes flying in bombing formation. A view of the ground is visible. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "Go-Bombing Formation. (0-462d-22)(May-1926).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Caldwell and Surrounding Counties: Texas]

Description: Road map of portions of Blanco, Hays, Travis, Comal, Bexar, Guadalupe, Caldwell, Bastrop, Fayette, Washington, Colorado, Lavaca, and Gonzales Counties, showing towns, roads, railroads, mountains, post offices, rivers, creek, and springs. No scale information given.
Date: unknown
Creator: Luer, A.
Item Type: Map

Children with Goat Cart

Description: Copy negative of two images. The photograph on the left shows young boys, two in suits, posing with a teddy bear. Printed at the bottom of the frame is, "Forrest Studio, Inc. 209 Alamo Plaza. San Antonio, Texas." The photograph on the right shows two young boys sitting in a cart pulled by goats. On the cart is "Brownsville, 1926".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Four Students in Uniform by Window

Description: Copy negative of the McMurry Band trip to the San José Mission in San Antonio. Four students stand next to the famous Rose Window, said to be carved by Pedro Huizar. All people are wearing the McMurry College Band uniform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

General Highway Map Bexar County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Bexar County, Texas, showing boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, oil fields, gas fields, structures, and landmarks. Map includes fourteen inset maps (Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Inset No. 3, Inset No. 4, Macdona, Mangus Corner, Von Ormy, Somerset, Cassin, Thelma, Losoya, Buena Vista, and Southton), a key to counties diagram, and a legend in the lower-left corner. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (approximately 2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas State Highway Department Planning Survey Division
Item Type: Map

Graduation Portrait of Frank Thomas Perini

Description: Copy negative of Frank Thomas Perini. This is a graduation portrait taken in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a uniform that has two patches attached on the lapel with the letters "PMA" embroidered.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[A. H. Pritchard at HSU Alumni Meeting]

Description: Photograph of Dr. A. H. Pritchard and most probably his wife seated at a restaurant table for the 1984 Hardin-Simmons University alumni meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Other attendees can also be seen in the background.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph

Map of Bexar County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bexar County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and red ink and denote the addition of roads and highways, crossings, and landmarks. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1896
Creator: Rowe, S. J.
Item Type: Map

Map of Fort Concho Reserve

Description: Cadastral map of the 1648 acre Fort Concho Reserve, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes roads, rivers, mail stations, and Fort Concho. Scale [ca. 1:17,000] (500 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Item Type: Map

[Map of the Old San Antonio Road]

Description: Map of the San Antonio Road, a main route which passed through San Felipe, Texas, showing towns, rivers, creeks, and blocks of land. Map includes a compass rose and scale bar in the lower-left corner. Scale [ca. 1:887,040] (14 miles to the inch).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map

Men's Group by Air Force Plane

Description: Copy negative of a group of 17 servicemen and Abilene businessmen standing in front of a C 47 at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas taken on May 8, 1947. Oliver Howard and Wally Akin are in the group. There is a handwritten note under the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph