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Instructions for Ordnance Officers and Acting Ordnance Officers at Headquarters of Departments, Armies, Divisions, Brigades, or Districts.

Description: Circular from the War Department containing "General Orders No. 193" to perfect organizing the services of the Ordnance Department, as connected with Armies in the field and the Military Departments, and at the same time securing for that Department the services of a body efficient officers, trained to its special duties. The document includes 10 orders sent by Secretary of War E. D. Townsend as well as the specific orders of George D. Ramsay to complete the orders of Townsend. Two forms are printed at the end of the circular: Form No. 31 (b), Monthly Report of Ordnance and Acting Ordnance Officers on duty; and Form No. 31 (c), Quarterly Report of Officers responsible for Ordnance Property.
Date: May 23, 1864
Creator: Ramsay, George D.

[Bacon and Shakespere: Proof that William Shakespere Could Not Write.]

Description: Excerpt discussing the handwriting of William Shakespeare including examples of his signature. According to a note at the end of the pamphlet: "The foregoing pages are copied by permission from a very interesting pamphlet published by W. H. Burr, of Washington, D.C., under the title 'Shakespeare Could Not Write.'" Document published by Wm. Henry Burr which discusses Shakespeare's signatures.
Date: January 22, 1886
Creator: Burr, William Henry

[Chautauqua University: The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, 1885-1886]

Description: The pamphlet discusses the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, an organization promoting the habits of reading; study in nature, art, and science; and scholarship in secular and scared literature. This organization was a "home college," offering four year programs, local circles for discussion, and summer meetings. Information on this organization, fees, and course descriptions are presented in this pamphlet.
Date: 1885/1886
Creator: Chautauqua University

[Civil War Muster Booklet]

Description: "Muster into service" booklet listing all the men, presumably in Company F, 1st New York Volunteer Veterans Cavalry. The lists contain physical descriptions of men, place of birth, location of enlistment, etc.
Date: 1863/1865
Creator: [Redway, Hamilton K.]

The Latest in Ovals.

Description: An advertisement describing the advantages and ease of use in framing photographs with oval borders. Includes pricing and an image of the finished product.
Date: unknown
Creator: Robinson, E. P.

[Commencement program, 1897]

Description: A commencement program for McKinney College from the C. B. Moore Collection. This program details the graduates from the tenth annual commencement held at McKinney College on May 26, 1897. Additional services honoring the graduates were held prior to the commencement and they included: a baccalaureate sermon held on May 23, 1897 at Baptist Church in Sulphur Springs, Texas; an art reception held on May 24, 1897 at McKinney College; and an annual education concert held on May 25, 1897 at Heard's Opera House. The commencement schedule is included on the last page of the program.
Date: May 1897
Creator: McKinney College

[Funeral Program for Roy Griffin, April 11, 1904]

Description: Funeral program for Roy Griffin, born December 1902 and died April 1904. The funeral was held Monday, April 11, 1904 at the family's residence, officiated by Reverend P. D. Tucker. He was buried in Gallatin Cemetery in Gallatin, Tennessee
Date: April 11, 1904

A Lecture on Sectarian Influence in Schools, and on the Sabbath and Sunday Mail Question.

Description: Text of a speech given by J. A. Stewart regarding sectarian influence in schools, mail delivery on Sunday. Contents: The Author's Habit of Thought and his Religion; Reason and Sophistry--A Contrast; Sectarian Influence in Schools; Sabbath Desecration, or Sunday Mails and Monday Elections; The Records of Heaven, or the Vision of Boards, a Poetic Dream.
Date: 1859
Creator: Stewart, J. A.

Salt Lake City Tourist's Guide

Description: Tourist guide to Salt Lake City, Utah, put out by Rio Grande Western Railway. It includes descriptions, illustrations, and directions to various places in the city including the Mormon Temple and Tabernacle; the Knutsford Hotel; state, county, and city government buildings; and scenery. Other sections of the guide contain interesting facts and figures about the area as well as a directory of places not described: Asylums, Hospitals, Homes; Assemblies, Unions etc.; Cemeteries; Churches; Clubs; Colleges and Schools; Halls and Buildings; Hotels and Apartments; Lodges and Orders; Libraries; Daily Papers; Railroads; Societies; Theatr[es]; Offic[es...]; Parks and Public Places. A large segment of this book is missing at the bottom, along the spine.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rio Grande Western Railway Company

The Farmer's Tale

Description: Handwritten autobiographical manuscript describing the author's thoughts and memories, starting with notes about the his father who was a farmer in Virginia. There appear to be several sections, including one labeled "To my MOTHER November 1st 1848"; that section is also signed by C. B. Moore. A portion of the pages near the lower-right corner is missing and several pages at the end of the booklet are blank. Some text on the cover is repeated on the first page.
Date: 1848~
Creator: Moore, Charles B.

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, May 31, 1959]

Description: Commencement Program for North Texas State College in 1959. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Sixty-Ninth Annual Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, May Thirty Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Nine at Eight O'Clock in the Evening Fouts Field." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Date: May 31, 1959
Creator: North Texas State College

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, May 25, 1958]

Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1958. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Baccalaureate of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, May Twenty-Fifth. Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Eight at Eleven o'Clock in the Morning The Main Auditorium."
Date: May 1958
Creator: North Texas State College

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, January 28, 1958]

Description: Commencement program for the Winter Commencement of North Texas State College. Printed in black ink, the cover states, "Winter Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Tuesday, January Twenty - Eighth. Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Eight at Two O'Clock in the Afternoon. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Date: January 1958
Creator: North Texas State College

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 30, 1948]

Description: Commencement program for the 1948 graduating class of North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Baccalaureate Service of North Texas State Teachers College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, May Thirtieth Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Eight at Eleven o'Clock in the Morning. The Main Auditorium." The program includes the order of service for the ceremony.
Date: May 1948
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, May 28, 1950]

Description: Commencement program for the 1950 graduating class of North Texas State College. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Baccalaureate Service of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, May Twenty-Eight Nineteen Hundred and Fifty. At Eleven o'Clock in the morning. The Main Auditorium." The commencement program includes a hymn and the order of service.
Date: May 1950
Creator: North Texas State College

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, May 30, 1958]

Description: Commencement program for North Texas State College in 1958. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Sixty-Eight Annual Commencement of North Texas State College. Denton, Texas. Friday, May Thirtieth Nineteen Hundred and Fifty-Eight at Eight O'Clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Date: May 1958
Creator: North Texas State College

[Commencement Invitation for North Texas State Teachers College, August 23, 1946]

Description: Commencement invitation for the 1946 graduating class of North Texas State Teachers College. The invitation is printed in black ink on card stock paper and states: "The Faculty and Graduating Class of the North Texas State Teachers College invites you to be present at the Commencement Exercises Friday, August twenty-third Nineteen Hundred forty-six at eight o'clock in the evening College Auditorium Denton, Texas."
Date: August 1946
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College

[Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, May 28, 1944]

Description: The commencement program for the 1944 graduating class of North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Fifth-Fourth Annual Commencement of North Texas State Teachers College. Denton, Texas. Sunday, May Twenty-Eight. Nineteen Hundred and Forty-Four. At Eight O'clock in the Evening. The Main Auditorium." The program contains the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and master's degree.
Date: May 1944
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College