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Texas Blanco sheet

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Blanco, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing parts of Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Travis, and Hays Counties. The map indicates county lines, towns, roads, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours (interval 50 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:125,000 On verso: Explanation and history of topographic maps of the U.S. and standard symbols used.
Date: 1940
Creator: Gannett, Henry; Thompson, A. H.; Douglas, E. M. & Fitch, C. H.
Item Type: Map

Copy of Deed to Geo. W. Jalonick, 20 Acres

Description: Handwritten document transferring land from Samuel and Elizabeth Glasscock to George W. Jalonick.
Date: October 1883
Creator: Glasscock, Elizabeth; Glasscock, Samuel & Rosenberg, W. Von
Item Type: Text

[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

Travis Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Travis County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. A handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil: "Traced Burnet Co. Photo. 1854." Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1914
Creator: Pressler, Herman & Bramlette, H. M.
Item Type: Map

General Highway Map Travis County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Travis County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, lakes, dwellings, cities, towns, communities, churches, cemeteries, oil wells and fields, state and federal highways, railroads, bridges, and schools. Map includes a key to counties diagram a key to city map sheets diagram, and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1963
Creator: Texas State Highway Department Planning Survey Division
Item Type: Map

Travis County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Travis County, Texas, showing blocks of land, roads, rivers, land grants, and rivers. No scale information is given.
Date: 1852
Creator: Upishur, Horace L.
Item Type: Map


Description: Copy negative of the front of the Alamo with a Texas flag flying on the left, a courtyard in front, and a family standing by the entrance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

Boys at Podium

Description: Copy negative of four young men at the YMCA Area Council at the State Legislature in Austin, Texas. They are behind a podium in the building with microphones.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a view of the Texas State Capitol Building with cars parked on the street and trees around the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph


Description: Copy negative of John Wagstaff and Pat McDaniel standing together in western clothing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Family Portrait

Description: 1 copy negative of a family portrait. There are three children and an elderly man in the front of the group. The identified people in the photograph are: George L. Paxton, Dan Moody Jr., H.A. Pender, Weaver, Helen Paxton Moore, George L. Paxton Sr., Mattie Warren, Joy Pender Kutik, Hal Pender and Gabriel Burrus Paxton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph