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Dallas County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Dallas County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil and ink. Scale [ca. 1:152,380] (4000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1890
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.

Gregg Co., Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Gregg County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map to denote the addition of Cherokee Crossing and to highlight Cherokee Trail. Scale [1:118,518] (4000 varas to 1 1/8 of an inch).
Date: 1890
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.

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.

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

Map of Maverick County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Maverick County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, pastures, roads, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in red pencil and appear to denote the addition of roads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (6000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1890
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.

Roberts County, Texas.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Roberts County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, and drilling locations. A legend is included in the upper-right corner of the map, indicating drilling locations of oil and gas wells, dry holes, and abandoned wells. A handwritten note has been made at the top of the map: "Roberts Co." Scale [ca. 1:168,962] (2 miles to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: [1890..1925]

Rockwall Co.

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Rockwall County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:160,000] (6000 varas to 1 1/4 of an inch).
Date: [1890..1925]

Map of the City of New York, Prepared Especially for the World Almanac, 1891.

Description: Map of New York City, covering all of Manhattan and much of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx (Morrisania) as well as adjacent parts of New Jersey. Ferry lines, streets, boroughs, community districts, and neighborhoods are also labeled. The map includes a red overprint of four Manhattan Elevated Railway lines in Manhattan and the Bronx. The sides and back of the map also include extensive directories of churches, financial institutions, insurance companies, and public officials collected January 1, 1891. Relief shown in hachures. No scale information given.
Date: 1891

[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
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[Photograph of Old Main Building]

Description: Photograph of the Old Main building at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, which was erected in 1891 and then remodeled into the Simmons Science Hall in 1918. The brick building is three stories, with a bell tower, and several dormers and chimneys. A person can be seen standing on the steps of the right entrance door.
Date: [1891..1918]

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.

[Portrait of W. C Friley and Wife]

Description: Portrait of W. C. Friley, the first president of Hardin-Simmons University (1892-1894), and his wife. Friley sits in a chair and wears a dark-colored suit with a bow tie. His wife stands by his side, wearing a dark-colored dress with black lace details.
Date: 1892
Creator: Ward, G. E.