This system will be undergoing maintenance Monday, January 23 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM CST.

UNT Libraries Special Collections - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

C. B. Moores tax list for 1890

Description: Charles B. Moore list of taxable property for 1890. Watermark on paper: "Erasable; Plover Bond; 25% Cotton Fiber; USA"
Date: January 1, 1890
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Envelope, May 13, 1890]

Description: This document is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an envelop sent for an unknown writer. The envelope is Addressed to Charles B. Moore who was located in Melissa, Texas. The postal stamp is from Nashville, Tennessee and it is dated May 13, 1890. The back of the envelop has a post marked stamp from Melissa, Texas with no date.
Date: May 13, 1890

[Epitaph, November 20, 1890]

Description: This document is an epitaph from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written in November of 1890 when Moore was 68 years old. The epitaph reads: "As a wave of the tide leaves its mark on the sand for next waves to flow over and wash from the strand,so will I leave a mound with name, dates - death and birth - for next ages to sweep from that face of the earth. I believe all our consciousness ends with our breath, that we know before birth, all we know after death. With no fears to annoy and no hopes that might tease, un-prayed for, I wish to die off at my ease." Pieces of the paper, along with the words on those papers, are missing towards the end of the epitaph.
Date: November 20, 1890
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Receipt, May 1, 1890]

Description: Receipt for groceries purchased by Mrs. Redway. The receipt details that sugar, coffee, soap, and crackers were purchased on May 1, 1890 for $1.36.
Date: May 1, 1890
Creator: Hanlon, A.

Speech delivered by President Chilton

Description: Manuscript speech written by President Chilton and delivered to commemorate the opening of the Texas State Normal College and Teachers Training Institute in Denton, Texas. Page 2 of the speech is missing.
Date: September 16, 1890
Creator: Chilton, Joshua Crittenden