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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

[Photograph of Check Ceremony that Establishes Scholarship]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Don Kimball, the former Karen Swartz and 1963 music graduate, presenting a $10,000 check to Dr. Jesse C. Fletcher, Hardin-Simmons University president, to begin an endowed scholarship in honor of the late Edward H. Hamilton, a former acting dean and music professor.
Date: unknown
Creator: Best, Calvin
Item Type: Photograph

Lamar Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Lamar County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. A hand drawn line has been made on the published map in red pencil. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1889
Creator: Blain, J. L. & Newton, John C.
Item Type: Map

A Partial Map of Dallas Showing the Route of the National Road and the Old Preston-Austin Road

Description: Partial map of Dallas, Texas, showing the routes of the 1844/45 Central National Highway and the Old Preston-Austin Road. The map titled "Map of the Central National Road of the Republic of Texas" shows the entire route from Dallas, Texas, to Kiomatia, on the bank of the Red River. The map below shows the route in Dallas County, overlaid on major streets. Map includes towns, roads and highways, creeks, rivers, railroads, channels, and county lines.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blair, Betty Jo
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

Kaufman Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Kaufman County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1887
Creator: Blane, F. G.
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

Johnson Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Johnson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:166,667] (5000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1887
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Item Type: Map

Map of Upton County.

Description: Cadastral map of Upton County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, creeks, and mountains. Relief shown in hachures. No scale indicated.
Date: September 1889
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Item Type: Map