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Shelby County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Shelby County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and roads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red ink to emphasize certain points on the map. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Appell, P. F.
Item Type: Map

Sutton County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Sutton County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:242,424] (5000 varas to 11/16 of an inch).
Date: 1898
Creator: Appell, P. F. & Davis, G. W.
Item Type: Map

Llano County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Llano County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, mountain peaks, cities, and towns. A handwritten note has been added to the published map in blue ink and reads, "Across the Llano." Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1890
Creator: Beaumont, G. N. & Davis, G. W.
Item Type: Map

El Paso Co.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of El Paso County, Texas, showing blocks of land, creeks, lakes, rivers, and original land grants or surveys. No scale information is given.
Date: 1894
Creator: Canda, C. J.; Drake, S. J. & Strauss, W.
Item Type: Map

[Transfer of Title Between D.B. Corley and K.K. Legett]

Description: Legal document written by D.B. Corley concerning a transfer of rights to two books, "Lives of the Twelve Apostles" and "A Visit to Uncle Tom's Cabin," and two patents, No. 492143 and No. 495252.
Date: August 23, 1894
Creator: Corley, D. B.
Item Type: Text

Progress Map

Description: Geological survey map of Texas and parts of New Mexico, showing the portions of Texas examined by Steruwitz, Comstock, Cummins, Walker, Taff, and Kennedy (marked in red). The map also includes Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), county lines, towns, roads, railroads, and bodies of water.
Date: 1891
Creator: Dumble, E. T.
Item Type: Map

Frio Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Frio County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to indicate the addition of upper Presidio Road. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1893
Creator: Finley, O. W.
Item Type: Map

Map of Wheeler County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Wheeler County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Hedick, Jno. D.
Item Type: Map

South and Southwest Texas (Sheet No. 2)

Description: Map of South Central Texas, showing county lines, towns, roads, and railroads. The map also includes rivers, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:316,800] (5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1894
Creator: Kroeber, Paul
Item Type: Map

Map of Lee County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Lee County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, the Old San Antonio Road, and railroads. Hand drawn lines have been made on the published map in red ink. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1890
Creator: Maxcy, J. W. & Wynne, Amos
Item Type: Map

[Photograph of College Hack]

Description: Photograph of several female Simmons University students sitting in the college hack. Note on the back of the photo reads, “This picture of the college Hack was made during 1905-06 term -- Left to right - in Hack Picture - On back step Mabel Wylie 1904-10 -- Kitty Cowden 1904-07 -- Chloe McBride 1905-1912 -- Grace Rains 1905-1906 -- Virginia Guitar 1903-1909 -- Myrtle Trantham 1905-1908 -- Para Melinda Robinson 1902-1905 -- Carrie Miller 1903-1910 standing -- This Kodak picture made by Mary Paxton evidently in the year 1905-06 - ___ information, as to college attendance of each occupant - furnished by Randy Armstrong Publications Director of HSU - about 1891."
Date: 1891~
Creator: Paxton, Mary
Item Type: Photograph
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Bowie Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Bowie County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, Trammel's Trace, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of the Spanish Bluffs and the crossing on Trammel's Trace. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (2000 varas to 3/8 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Item Type: Map

Camp Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Camp County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:106,667] (2000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1897
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Item Type: Map

Rusk Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Rusk County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1895
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Item Type: Map

Franklin Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Franklin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:152,380] (4000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Pressler, C. W. & Wynne, Amos
Item Type: Map

Galveston Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Galveston County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:228,571] (6000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1899
Creator: Pressler, Chas. W.
Item Type: Map

Map of Carson County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Carson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to denote the addition of Old Santa Fe Trail and Tascosa Road. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1898
Creator: Pressler, Herman
Item Type: Map

Map of Coryell Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Coryell County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. A handwritten note has been made on the published map in pencil to tentatively identify Honey Creek. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1896
Creator: Pressler, Herman
Item Type: Map

Map of McLennan Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of McLennan County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:246,154] (6000 varas to 13/16 of an inch).
Date: 1896
Creator: Pressler, Herman
Item Type: Map

Map of Panola County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Panola County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map to denote the extension of Trammel's Trace. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1897
Creator: Pressler, Herman
Item Type: Map