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[Letter from Elwin L. Skiles to Mrs. Percy Jones - September 4, 1970]

Description: Letter written to Mrs. Percy Jones from Erwin L. Skiles, president of Hardin-Simmons University, concerning a resolution related to K.K. Legett. Included is a typed copy of the resolution, entitled "Resolution of Appreciation For the Services of Judge K. K. Legett to Simmons College."
Date: September 4, 1970
Creator: Skiles, Elwin L.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from W.C. Washburn to Rupert N. Richardson, March 31, 1970]

Description: Letter written to Dr. Rupert N. Richardson, President Emeritus of Hardin-Simmons University, from W.C. Washburn of Washington and Lee University Alumni, Inc. In the letter, W.C. Washburn includes information about Bernard D. Bryan's time as a student at Washington and Lee.
Date: March 31, 1970
Creator: Washburn, W. C.
Item Type: Letter

Late Pioneer Gets Citation

Description: Newspaper article from the Morning Edition of the Abilene Reporter News about a resolution of appreciation made in memory of Judge K.K. Legett by the Board of Trustees of Hardin-Simmons University.
Date: September 2, 1970
Item Type: Article

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
Item Type: Map

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.
Item Type: Map

Booklist to Accompany A Literary Map of Texas

Description: List of Texas authors and book titles to accompany a map of Texas, also published by the Dallas Public Library, with the author and titles from this list imposed on the state. The authors are listed alphabetically by last name and form three columns.
Date: March 2, 1976
Creator: Hudgins, Lois A.
Item Type: Map

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
Item Type: Map

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
Item Type: Map

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.
Item Type: Map

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Demolition of the Corral/Armory]

Description: Photograph of the demolition of the armory building, showing the building scaffolding and debris from removal of the roof on the floor. Although the walls still stand, they have been stripped of drywall and only the studs remain.
Date: 1971
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Hardin-Simmons University Billboard]

Description: Photograph of a Hardin-Simmons University outdoor signboard on the side of the road, showing two students in graduation attire about to exit through a brick archway with a bell on top. The sign is advertising summer terms offered by the university.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Abilene Hall]

Description: Photograph of the Abilene Hall at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. The photograph shows the three-story brick and stone building from across a parking lot filled with parked cars.
Date: April 1978
Item Type: Photograph
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[Photograph of Hardin-Simmons University Campus]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University campus and the surrounding area, showing buildings, houses, parking lots, cars, roads, and fields. A handwritten note on a purple sticky note attached to the back of the photograph reads, “Don Hutchenson, 1979. New pond. No Frost Bldg.”
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph