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Matagorda County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Matagorda County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:222,222] (5000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map

Navarro County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Navarro County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1924
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map

Van Zandt County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Van Zandt County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map

Washington County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Washington County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in reference to older maps of Washington District (1847) and Washington County (1871). Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map

Lynn County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Lynn County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1917
Creator: Atlee, Tom & Wicker, G. T.
Item Type: Map

Jackson County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Jackson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Atlee, Tom; Giles, J. Bascom & Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Map

Wise County, Texas.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Wise County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, towns, boundaries, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. The yellow-colored blocks of land denote unsold Texas and Pacific Railway Company land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 187u
Creator: Aug. Gast Bank Note & Litho. Company
Item Type: Map

Map of Texas with Parts of the Adjoining States.

Description: Map of Texas and parts of Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma (Indian Territory), showing land grants, property lines, and ownership. The map also includes towns, forts, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevations. Includes notes on various geological features as well as a note written and signed by the General Land Office Commissioner, complete with an official General Land Office seal. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Map

(Starr County) Texas: Escobares Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Escobares, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing roads, towns, water bodies, ranches and farms, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Barr, J. L.; Carroll, L. J.; Weinert, McDonald D.; Murrell, B.; Hunter, Robt. C.; Hodges, J. N. et al.
Item Type: Map

Texas Dewville Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Dewville, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, water bodies, roads and highways, boundaries, ranches and farms, water wells, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Barr, J. L.; Rehberg, A. & Lukesh, G. R.
Item Type: Map

Texas, Part of New Mexico &c.

Description: Atlas map of Texas and New Mexico as well as parts of Oklahoma (Indian Territory), northern Mexico, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Shows counties, towns, military posts, areas of American Indian habitation, American Indian reservations, roads, railroads, and geological features.
Date: 1856
Creator: Bartholomew, J.
Item Type: Map

General Map Showing the Countries Explored and Surveyed by the United States and Mexican Boundary Commissions- in the years 1850, 51, 52, and 53.

Description: Map shows the areas of North America explored and surveyed by the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission from 1850 to 1853 under the direction of John R. Bartlett, U.S. Commissioner. Includes historic notes on the Red, Brazos, and Colorado Rivers and the abundance of vegetation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:6,600,000
Date: 1853
Creator: Bartlett, John R.
Item Type: Map

[Photograph of Men in Dorm Room]

Description: Photograph of two students studying at a desk in their shared dorm room at Simmons College in Abilene, Texas. Note on the back of the photo reads, “Picture taken ca 1918, Simmons College Dorm, by James M. Bates; donated to HSU, 10-1980, by Bill Bates, Corpus Christi.”
Date: 1918
Creator: Bates, James M.
Item Type: Photograph

Abstract of Title

Description: Booklet entitled "Abstract of Title, to One League and Labor of land situated in Runnels County in the name of Rama Christa as appears from the records of Bexar County while Runnels Co. was a part of Bexar, made by Cocke, Hildebrand & Co. for John C. Beasley," containing records about land titles and legal transactions.
Date: June 16, 1857
Creator: Beasley, John C.
Item Type: Text

[Letter from John C. Beasley]

Description: Letter written by John C. Beasley, lawyer and land agent, concerning his client and Mrs. Glasscock's land.
Date: 188u
Creator: Beasley, John C.
Item Type: Text

Hansford Co.

Description: Cadastral map of Hansford County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, railroads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: September 1889
Creator: Beaumont, G. N.
Item Type: Map

Ochiltree Co.

Description: Cadastral map of Ochiltree County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: August 1889
Creator: Beaumont, G. N.
Item Type: Map

Sherman County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Sherman County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in reference to other maps. No scale information is given.
Date: 1889
Creator: Beaumont, G. N.
Item Type: Map

Kimble County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kimble County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:400,000] (3000 varas to 1/4 of an inch).
Date: 1915
Creator: Beaumont, G. N. & Bramlette. H. M.
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

Hood Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Hood County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants and surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:152,381] (4000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1918
Creator: Beaumont, G. N. & Newton, Jno C.
Item Type: Map

[Will of Joseph H. Beck]

Description: Handwritten will of Joseph H. Beck, giving detailed instructions regarding treatment of his estate following his death.
Date: October 25, 1880
Creator: Beck, Joseph H.
Item Type: Text