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[Copy of Land Sale Documents]

Description: Copy of multiple documents for the sale of John and Sara Emberson's land. First document contains the Embersons' statement and the land sold to Charles B. Moore. Second document contains an affidavit for the Embersons' sale of land.
Date: March 1857
Item Type: Legal Document

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

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

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

Ruby Chilton and friends

Description: Texas Normal College and Teachers Training Institute, Ruby Chilton (far right) and friends, early 1890s, Ruby was daughter of first president, a student and supervised library. Three people seated in a horse drawn carriage.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Text

[Normal Building]

Description: Photograph of the Normal Building at North Texas State Normal College in Denton. Constructed in 1891, this was the first building on campus. In 1907, it was demolished. Students can be seen gathered outside in this image.
Date: [1891..1907]
Item Type: Photograph

[Graduating class 1895]

Description: Photograph of the graduating class of 1895. Students and faculty can be seen sitting and standing in front of the building. Some are looking out of the classroom windows.
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[President Menter B. Terrill's house]

Description: Photograph of President Menter B. Terrill's home. President Terrill helped to make the North Texas Normal College into the North Texas State Normal College during 1894-1901.
Date: 1895..1901
Item Type: Photograph

[Nettie Williams North Texas Normal College diploma]

Description: Diploma from North Texas Normal College certifying that Nettie Williams has completed the necessary coursework in English to achieve certification. At the top of the document is an illustration of the Normal Building, which was the only school building at the time. At the bottom of the diploma it is embossed with the North Texas Normal College seal. The Certificate is signed by President of Faculty Menter Bradley Terrill, President of Trustees William A. Ponder, President of the Board of Regents Colonel Thomas Walter Abney, Secretary of Faculty J.A. Sanders, Secretary of the Board of Trustees H. F. Schweer, and the Secretary of the Board of Regents Honorable Alvin Clark Owsley.
Date: June 3, 1897
Creator: North Texas Normal College
Item Type: Text

College orchestra, 1898

Description: North Texas Normal College, college orchestra, 1898, President Terrill, left, back row. Men and women, seated and standing, holding stringed musical instruments.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore, September 24, 1899]

Description: Letter from Ben Ledbetter to Linnet Moore in which he says he enjoyed the Sunday he spent at her home. He wished he had received an answer to his previous letter. Then he announces that he will be near her on a business trip and would like to see her again.
Date: September 24, 1899
Creator: Ledbetter, Ben
Item Type: Letter

[1900 Physics class]

Description: Photograph of a Physics class taken in spring 1900. Students are sitting and standing around a table filled with scientific instruments.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

Chemistry Class Lab, 1900.

Description: North Texas State Normal College, Chemistry Class Lab, 1900. Individuals in lab aprons gathered around a table with equipment on it.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

Class of 1901

Description: North Texas State Normal College, class of 1901. Numerous head shots of individuals on a single page.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph