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[Letter from Dick Hailey and C.L. Hailey to Dr. Vernon Spence and Mrs. Percy Jones - November 22, 1972]

Description: Letter begun by C.L. Hailey for Dr. Vernon Spence in 1914-1917, finished by his son, Dick Hailey in 1972, and sent to Mrs. Percy Jones, concerning Mrs. Jones' father, K.K. Legett. The original letter is typed on the back side of a legal document, with handwritten notes added by Dick Hailey.
Date: November 22, 1972
Creator: Hailey, Dick & Hailey, C. L.

Official Highway Travel Map: State of Texas

Description: Topographic map of Texas, produced by the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation, showing roads and highways, cities and towns, county lines, bodies of water, and areas of elevation as well as rest areas, tourist centers, and other state areas of interest. Inset map of the Texas Panhandle in the upper-left corner. The map also includes an index of cities and towns, mileage chart, and conversion table from liters to gallons and kilometers to miles in Spanish. Relief shown by shading. Scale [ca. 1:1,457,280] (23 miles to the inch). The back of the map includes a note from the governor, advising safe driving observances, and maps of 14 metropolitan areas of Texas, giving specific street and building names. Scale varies.
Date: 1975

A Literary Map of Texas

Description: Map of a selection of Texas authors and book titles, scattered across a map of the state. Illustrations of traditional Texana motifs, such as a roadrunner, a yucca, and a longhorn, have also been adapted from This Bitterly Beautiful Land (Lowman) and included.
Date: 1976
Creator: Hudgins, Lois A.; Brown, Kenneth; Whitehead, Barbara & Holman, William R.

Historic Forts of the Old West

Description: Map of the historic forts and trail of the West, from Mississippi and Tennessee to California, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the U.S. Army in 1975. Along with indications of forts and trails, the map includes state lines, major cities, and bodies of water. The front and back of the map include notes on individual forts, organized by state, and significant trails of the West, including the Butterfield Overland Mail and El Camino Real. No scale indicated.
Date: 1979

General Highway Map Lee County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Lee County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage betweem points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, oil fields, utility lines, petroleum pipelines, mines or quarries, state parks, and airfields. Map includes three inset maps - Tanglewood, Lincoln, Dime Box - a key to counties diagram, and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1972
Creator: Texas State Highway Department Planning Survey Division

General Highway Map Leon County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Leon County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, oil and gas fields, oil or gas wells, utility lines, petroleum pipelines, mines or quarries, and airfields. Map includes a key to counties diagram and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1972
Creator: Texas. Highway Department. Planning Survey Division.

[Photograph of University Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of “The Corner” drugstore at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Shows the brick building’s windows bordered up. A couple of trucks are parked along the street. Typed note on the back of the photograph reads, “The old University Drugstore which was renovated for H-SU Bookstore, called ‘The Corner.’” In purple ink: “1979 photo.”
Date: 1979