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An account of Col. Crockett's tour to the North and down East, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four : his object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country : and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of "The Experiment"

Description: "Object being to examine the grand manufacturing establishments of the country; and also to find out the condition of its literature and morals, the extent of its commerce, and the practical operation of 'The Experiment'"
Date: 1835
Creator: Crockett, David
Item Type: Book

The Alamo, and other poems

Description: Book of poetry, mostly written in rhyming couplets, glorifying heros of Texas.
Date: 1906
Creator: Berry, Viola Riley
Item Type: Book

America noviter delineata

Description: Map of North and South America showing political boundaries and place names. Includes inset of Greenland and illustrations of ships and sea monsters.
Date: 1633
Creator: Merian, Matthaeus
Item Type: Map

Bexar County.

Description: Map of Bexar County showing the division of property with labels to show land owners.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map

Callahan County, Texas.

Description: Cadastral map of Stephens County, Texas showing lands owned by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The county is marked to show individual properties; each piece of land is numbered and several are labeled with property owners. Geographic features are also noted on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333 (4000 varas to 1 inch).
Date: [187u]
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Item Type: Map

Clason's Guide: Map of Texas

Description: Map of the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Individual counties are outlined in green and labeled with roads marked in red and railroads marked in black. Geographic features are marked with relief shown by hachures. Along the right side of the map, there is an index to Texas cities and towns.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Clason Map Co.
Item Type: Map

Denton County.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Additionally, some bodies of water and railroad tracks appear to be marked.
Date: October 1871
Creator: Pressler, Chas. W.
Item Type: Map

Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners. A note at the top of the map says, "Lands of the Texas & Pacific Railway Co. are colored yellow." Additionally, some bodies of water, roads, railroad tracks, and towns appear to be marked. A small box in the upper-right corner is labeled "Diagram of a Section" and states "1900 Varas square = 640 acres." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 Varas to 1 inch, 1 Vara = 33 1/3 inches).
Date: 1870/1889~
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Item Type: Map

Map of Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County, Texas and the surrounding area. Individual properties are marked and labeled with land owners. There are various handwritten notes and additional property lines drawn on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Map

Map of Denton County, Texas.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Handwritten notes on the map appear to mark land divisions, later owners, and city locations. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Map

A Map of Mexico and the Republic of Texas

Description: Map of Mexico and the southern part of the Republic of Texas with adjacent areas. Geographic features are marked, with relief shown by hachures and colors denote states and territories. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000].
Date: 1838
Creator: Niles, John M. (John Milton), 1787-1856 & Pease, L. T.
Item Type: Map

Map of the Country Upon Upper Red-River, Explored in 1852

Description: Topographic map of a portion of the Red River in Texas. Some additional geographic features are noted as well as territories held by various Native American tribes. Relief is shown by hachures.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Army.
Item Type: Map

[Map of the Texas and Oklahoma Boundary: Sheet 3]

Description: Topographic map of part of the Red River, bordered by both Texas and Oklahoma. The river and surrounding river bed are colored in blue and brown with depths shown by shading and contours. There is an index map in the upper-right corner showing where the portion of the river fits with other maps of the border areas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1

Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are humorous articles, jokes, poems, and advertisements, along with a list of prisoners. The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: February 17, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Item Type: Newspaper

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 2, Ed. 1

Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are camp, local, state, and national news articles; poems; advertisements; and a map of "Ford-Borrough." The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: March 1, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Item Type: Newspaper

The Old Flag. (Tyler, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1

Description: Lithograph of an original newspaper manuscript first published by Captain William H. May and Union soldiers while imprisoned at Camp Ford, Tyler, Smith County, Texas. The paper was published for the purpose of "enlivening the monotonous, at times almost unbearably eventless life of Camp Ford" (J. P. Robbins, Preface to The Old Flag). Included are camp news articles, fiction, poems, humorous articles, advertisements, and obituaries. The manuscript was originally hand lettered and illustrated on unruled letter paper.
Date: March 15, 1864
Creator: May, William H.
Item Type: Newspaper

Spoons : World's Columbian Expostion, Chicago, 1893

Description: A group of 6 spoons from the 1893 Chicago "World's Columbian Exposition" world's fair. Silverplated souvenir teaspoons, each with scrolling forms on handle. Bowl of each spoon is engraved with a view of a different building from the exposition: U.S. Government Building; Horticultural Building; Mines and Mining Building; Machinery Hall; Transportation Building; Manufacturers & Liberal Arts [Building].
Date: 1893
Creator: Leonard Manufacturing Company

Stephens County, Texas.

Description: Cadastral map of Stephens County, Texas showing lands owned by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The county is marked to show individual properties; each piece of land is numbered and several are labeled with property owners. Geographic features are also noted on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333 (4000 varas to 1 inch).
Date: 187u
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Item Type: Map

Texas and Oklahoma Boundary: Big Bend Area, Sheet Number 1

Description: Map of the Big Bend area around the Red River showing portions of both Texas and Oklahoma. Various areas are marked off into numbered segments and there are red lines radiating from specific points on either side of the river. A legal notice at the bottom of the page asserts that the map is accurate, verified by the Supreme Court of the United States. Scale 1:6,000
Date: December 31, 1923
Item Type: Map

Texas and Oklahoma Boundary: Fort Augur Area, Map Number 4

Description: Map of the Fort Auger area around the Red River showing portions of both Texas and Oklahoma. Various areas are marked off into numbered segments and there are red lines radiating from specific points on either side of the river. A legal notice at the bottom of the page asserts that the map is accurate, verified by the Supreme Court of the United States. Scale 1:24,000
Date: September 3, 1924
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Map