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Texas Trails: 1716-1886

Description: Map of the historic Texas trails from 1716 to 1886, showing cattle trails, roadways, and American Indian trails. The map also includes major towns, county lines, bodies of water, crossings, and trading posts. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of Texas and Indian Territory]

Description: Hand drawn color map showing Texas counties, cities, towns, roads, railroads, rivers, creeks, quarries, mills and topographical features in 1879. Towns and geographical features of the Indian Territory also included.
Date: 1879
Creator: N. D. Thompson Publishing Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Historic Marker Application: Hix Ranch House]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Hix Ranch House, in Bandera, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1965
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: The David Love Store]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the The David Love Store, in Georgetown, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1989~
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

Travis County Probate Records: County Clerk Probate Minutes I

Description: Travis County probate minutes documenting probate cases from January 1882 to January 1883. Recorded copies of proceedings of the county court sitting as a probate court in cases involving estates of deceased individuals. Shows term of court, date of proceedings, names of officers present, subject of hearing, names of interested parties present, orders of the court, signed approval of county judge, and clerk's attestation. Arranged chronologically by date recorded.
Date: 1882-01/1883-01
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

Travis County Probate Records: County Clerk Probate Minutes H

Description: Travis County probate minutes documenting probate cases from December 1879 to October 1881. Recorded copies of proceedings of the county court sitting as a probate court in cases involving estates of deceased individuals. Shows term of court, date of proceedings, names of officers present, subject of hearing, names of interested parties present, orders of the court, signed approval of county judge, and clerk's attestation. Arranged chronologically by date recorded.
Date: 1879-12/1881-10
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

Travis County Probate Records: County Clerk Probate Minutes F

Description: Travis County probate minutes documenting probate cases from June 1873 to February 1877. Recorded copies of proceedings of the county court sitting as a probate court in cases involving estates of deceased individuals. Shows term of court, date of proceedings, names of officers present, subject of hearing, names of interested parties present, orders of the court, signed approval of county judge, and clerk's attestation. Arranged chronologically by date recorded.
Date: 1873-06/1877-02
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

Travis County Probate Records: County Clerk Probate Minutes G

Description: Travis County probate minutes documenting probate cases from March 1877 to February 1880. Recorded copies of proceedings of the county court sitting as a probate court in cases involving estates of deceased individuals. Shows term of court, date of proceedings, names of officers present, subject of hearing, names of interested parties present, orders of the court, signed approval of county judge, and clerk's attestation. Arranged chronologically by date recorded.
Date: 1877-03/1880-02
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

The 2nd State Capitol

Description: Photograph of the 2nd capitol building for the state of Texas. There is a attached to the bottom right hand corner of the photograph a label that reads "The 2nd State Capital [sic]. Located on the site of the present Capital [sic], Burned in 1881." The land in front of the building is terraced and a pathway extends from the entrance down the terraces.
Date: [1853, 1881]
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Heritage, Volume 12, Number 1, Winter 1994

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Winter 1994
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

Map of the United States and territories: showing the extent of public surveys and other details.

Description: Map shows township grid, survey and land offices, land grant and non-land-grant railroads, military posts, cities, towns, Native American reservations, state and territorial boundaries, notable physical features, and mineral resources; Dakota boundaries encompassing [modern-day] Wyoming, and "Indian Territory" not yet surveyed. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,800,000].
Date: 1866
Creator: United States. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Texas & Pacific Rail Way [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows highlighted railroad routes between Shreveport and Texarkana across north central Texas, southern New Mexico, Arizona, and California to San Diego; American flag pinpoints locations along the route; roads, routes of military expeditions, military posts, Indian villages, mining activity, and notable physical features. Includes "Southern boundary of New Mexico by A.B. Gray U.S. Surveyor about 8 miles above El Paso." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,000,000].
Date: [1872..1881]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library