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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

Oldham Co.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Oldham County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1887
Creator: Blau, F. G.
Item Type: Map

San Jacinto Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of San Jacinto County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1914
Creator: Blau, F. G. & Terrell, O. O.
Item Type: Map

[Photograph of Behrens Chapel Fire]

Description: Photograph of the Behrens Chapel fire at Hardin-Simmons University, showing fire trucks parked along the street and firefighters unrolling fire hoses.
Date: 1957
Creator: Blevins, Stan
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Old Behrens Chapel Fire]

Description: Photograph of the original Behrens Chapel on fire, showing a large crowd of onlookers watching as firefighters attempt to put out the fire with fire hoses. A fire truck can be seen parked in to grass, with a firefighter climbing up the ladder to the roof of the building.
Date: Autumn 1957
Creator: Blevins, Stan
Item Type: Photograph

Callahan County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Callahan 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 to denote the addition of Phantom Hill-Crogan and to emphasize various plots of land. Scale [ca. 1:290,909] (6000 varas to 11/16 of an inch).
Date: 1918
Creator: Blucher, Carl & Anthony, P. J.
Item Type: Map

Texas: San Diego Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of San Diego, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, rivers, creeks, railroads, roads and highways, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 10 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1957
Creator: Boggs, F. C.; Kuldell, R. C. & Herr, Frederick
Item Type: Map

Texas: Rosita Ranch

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Rosita Ranch, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, ranches, and landmarks, with relief shown by contours (interval 10 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1956
Creator: Boggs, F. C.; Kuldell, R. C.; Herr, Frederick; Nixon, F. J. & Drouet, A.
Item Type: Map

American expeditionary forces H.Q. 306th Tank Corps. Reconnaaissance Dept., Vauquois Hill, 4 kilometers S.E. of Varennes, France.

Description: Map of the site where the Battle of Vauquois took place. The extensive tunnel system in the area is depicted as well as trenches, signal stations, and observation post. Legend included in the upper-right corner. Relief shown by contours (interval 5 meters) and spot heights. Scale ca. 1:1,000
Date: January 27, 1919
Creator: Bolan, H. W.; Benson, E. E.; Hobbs, O. K. & Van Lith, P.
Item Type: Map

Map of Texas and Adjacent Regions in the Eighteenth Century

Description: Map of Texas and adjacent regions in the eighteenth century, showing North American Indian tribes, water bodies, roads, boundaries, and towns and villages. Map includes legend indicating missions, military settlements, Spanish towns, Indian villages, roads, and boundary lines as on the La Fora Map of 1771. Scale [ca. 1:2,661,120] (approximately 42 miles to the inch).
Date: 1915
Creator: Bolton, Herbert E.
Item Type: Map