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Texas: The Lone Star State

Description: Pictorial and historical map of Texas, with complementary notes and text on Exploration 1519-1685, Missions and Spanish 1682-1819, Colonization, Rumbles of Revolt, The Republic, Statehood 1845, and Secession. Map shows flags of six nations over Texas, counties and regions by terrain and vegetation type, missions, roads, the size and population, and categories of industry and agriculture by location. Scale [ca. 1:3,168,000] (approximately 50 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Aitchison, R. T.
Item Type: Map

New Hampshire

Description: Map of New Hampshire and the surrounding area at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, towns, roads, water bodies, boundary lines, forts, and includes explanatory notes on certain geographic features. There is also an inset map in the upper-right corner titled "A General Map of the River St. Lawrence above Montreal to Lake Ontario with the Adjacent Country on the West from Albany & Lake Champlain," with major cities, lakes, rivers, and falls labeled. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:950,400] (approximately 15 miles to the inch).
Date: 1937
Creator: Blanchard, Joseph; Langdon, Samuel & Jefferys, Thomas
Item Type: Map

Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations

Description: Map of Narragansett Bay at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing islands, towns, inlets, coves, rivers, and plantations. The map includes a table of "References to the Batteries" and "A List of the Principal Farms in Rhode Island." The map also includes an inset map of Rhode Island in its entirety, showing counties and water bodies. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:82,368] (approximately 1.3 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Blaskowitz, Charles & Faden, William
Item Type: Map

The United States of America

Description: Map of the United States at the time of the Treaty of Paris, showing land south of the Great Lakes and east of the Mississippi River. The map includes four inset maps of "Claims and cessions of western lands, 1776-1802," illustrating the initial claim and those lands ceded by the British administration. The four maps show cessions of Connecticut and South Carolina, New York, Virgina and Georgia, and Massachusetts and North Carolina. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1938
Creator: Buell, Abel
Item Type: Map

Sectional map indicating main automobile roads between Canada and United States (middle west sheet).

Description: Map of roadways in the Midwestern United States and southern portions of the Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario provinces of Canada. The map includes major towns, bodies of water, and boundaries. The map also includes an inset map of the four Canadian road map sheets in this series near the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:2,217,600] (35 miles to the inch).
Date: 1931
Creator: Canada. National Development Bureau.
Item Type: Map

Massachusetts (eastern part, i.e., the District of Maine)

Description: Map of Massachusetts and Maine and the surrounding area at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing towns, Canadian provinces, bodies of water, and other geologic features. The map includes three inset maps in the lower-left corner showing the district of Maine, with markings for geographic features as well as towns. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,534,400] (40 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Carleton, Osgood; Doolittle, Amos; Mitchell, John & Jay, John
Item Type: Map

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1933-1934]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The activities of two Abilene art clubs, the Art Forum and the Abilene Art League are highlighted. The Art Forum theme for the year was "Art in Texas - Art in America." Traveling exhibits shown in Abilene and provided by Texas Fine Arts Association are described.
Date: 1933/1934
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1934-1935]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The Art Forum theme for the year was "Miscellaneous Studies in Art." One of the mentioned events was the First Annual Art exhibit of the Forum. Memorabilia from the District Meeting of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs and memos from the Annual Meeting of the Texas Fine Arts organization are included. Several exhibit brochures of events held in Abilene are pasted to the book pages.
Date: 1934/1935
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1935-1936]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The theme for the Art unit for this year was listed as "Art in Our Daily Lives." This scrapbook contains the bylaws of the Forum Club as well as art unit clippings and a year-end report. Speakers and programs of the Abilene Art League are included in the clippings.
Date: 1935/1936
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1936-1937]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1936 to 1937 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The program for the year was "Art for the Busy Woman." Meeting minutes, bylaws, and a section on finger painting are a part of this scrapbook. Other club news includes the Abilene Wednesday Club, one of the charter member clubs of the Abilene Federation. Federation teaching tools include a unit on "Famous Cathedrals." A Texas Centennial pamphlet is included in the Texas Federation section along with minutes and National Federation handouts.
Date: 1936/1937
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1937-1938]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1937 to 1938 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook starts with a membership certificate to the Art Unit. Clippings and other documents during this year include minutes and information on the organization of the Abilene Fine Arts Museum and a copy of the constitution for the Fine Arts Association, including the by-laws, and financial records from 1939 to 1956. A collection listing from 1937 to 1957 of the art works purchased or donated to the museum and the prices paid is also in the book. The book also contains draft history of the Fine Arts Museum from 1937 to 1957 and a membership list of the Fine Arts Association and its charter members.
Date: 1937/1938
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1938-1939]

Description: Scrapbook that documents art events over the year with emphasis on local events and those of the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Sixth District of which Abilene, Texas, was a part. This scrapbook won first place at the Sixth District Convention. Included are 49 pages of prints purchased from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and made available for ten cents a piece by the American Committee for Art Appreciation. The brochure includes a history of the different painters. These prints were exhibited at the Abilene Chamber of Commerce and at the Abilene Women's Club.
Date: 1938/1939
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1939-1940]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1939 to 1940 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. Included in this scrapbook, in addition to clippings about local, district and state news, are pencil sketches of buildings including ones of downtown Abilene, the Texas State Capitol, and the National capitol. Cutouts from Ladies Home Journal are also pasted onto pages of the book.
Date: 1939/1940
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Scrapbook, 1936-1956]

Description: Scrapbook containing records relating to the Frances B. Fisk Student Art Loan Fund and the Penny Art Fund. The Penny Art Fund was a fundraiser for art started by the General Federation of Women's Clubs in 1930 and adopted by Texas in 1933. Each club member donated one penny, which the Federation used to buy original art that was to be given to state clubs as prizes for outstanding work in promotion of art. The Fiske Student Loan Fund was a program sponsored by the Sixth District of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs (including Abilene) and contributions were initially used to sponsor students from West Texas to the Art Institute of Chicago.
Date: 1936/1956
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

Texas: Uvalde Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Uvalde, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing parts of Uvalde and Zavala Counties. The map includes county lines, towns, ranches, roads, railroads, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown by contours (interval 25 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:125,000
Date: 1931
Creator: Douglas, E. M.; Baldwin, H. L., Jr. & Bannon, T. M.
Item Type: Map

New Jersey

Description: Map of New Jersey and the surrounding area at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, towns, roads, mountain ranges, bays, rivers, creeks, inlets, and harbors, with explanatory notes on certain geographic features. Map includes an astronomical observations table in the lower-right corner. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:633,600] (approximately 10 miles to the inch).
Date: 1937
Creator: Faden, William
Item Type: Map

New-York

Description: Map of New York at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, towns, roads, bodies or water, and other geographic features. These is an inset map of a reduced reprint of a French edition of the Lewis Evans map in the lower-left corner. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,393,920] (22 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Faden, William; Sauthier, Claude Joseph; Ratzer, B. & Evans, Lewis
Item Type: Map

South Carolina

Description: Map of South Carolina at the time of the ratification of the Constitutions, showing counties, townships, towns, water bodies, forts, churches and chapels, houses, roads, swamps, and marshes. A table of the proprietors of land in South Carolina is included in the lower-left corner of the map. There is also an inset map of South Carolina in its entirety, with markings for geographic features as well as major roads, court houses, bridges, and iron works. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:823,680] (13 miles to the inch).
Date: 1937
Creator: Faden, William; Stuart, John & Drayton, John
Item Type: Map

Virginia (western part, i.e., Kentucky)

Description: Map of Virginia at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, roads, paths, towns, forts, salt springs, mills, wigwams, and American-Indian claimed territory, with explanatory notes on road and river conditions. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:633,600] (10 miles to the inch).
Date: 1937
Creator: Filsom, John; Pursell, Henry D. & Rook, T.
Item Type: Map