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Map of Gillespie County

Description: Survey map of Gillespie County, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, forts, and bodies of water. No scale information given.
Date: March 23, 1857
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A History of Stonewall County

Description: History of Stonewall County, including town and communities, county schools, churches and cemeteries, industries, organizations and clubs, family histories, memorials, and memories.
Date: 1979
Creator: Stonewall County Historical Commission
Partner: Stonewall County Library

Lipscomb County Cemeteries

Description: This book has information on each of the nine Lipscomb County cemeteries: Heart Cemetery, Kiowa Cemetery, View Point Cemetery, Darrouzett Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fairmont Cemetery, Lipscomb Cemetery, St. John's Cemetery, and Higgins Cemetery; each section includes information about the origins of the cemetery with deeds and certificates, an index of the persons buried in the cemetery, a list of the information on each of the headstones in the cemetery, and a list of the veterans buried in the cemetery. Some sections include other text or photos of interest regarding particular cemeteries.
Date: April 2006
Creator: Kraft, LaVaun
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Coryell County Centennial

Description: Program containing historical photographs of businesses and people in Coyrell County, Texas. It also includes advertisements from the area's businesses.
Date: 1954
Creator: Gatesville Chamber of Commerce
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

State of Texas

Description: Two pages (numbered 91 and 92) taken from an unknown text. The first page is primarily taken up by a shaded map of the state of Texas that shows major cities, bodies of water, and mountain ranges (relief shown by hachures). Underneath, the text contains "Lesson XLVII...State of Texas." with information about the Characteristics, Mountains, Valleys, Rivers, Sea-Coast, Islands, and Vegetable Products of the state. The second page is a continuation of the text, including further information on Animals, Minerals, Climate, Soil, Face of the Country, Divisions, Agriculture, Chief Towns, Inhabitants, and History--Early Annals of the state. The portion about the divisions of Texas includes a table that breaks down the population of each county.
Date: 185u
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

James Osborn Sellers

Description: Photograph of a daguerreotype picturing James Osborn Sellers in the late 1850s. He was killed in 1864 during the Civil War. He was Ethel C. Bryant's maternal grandfather. This photo was included in a research paper by Mike Shurley for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1968.
Date: 1857~
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Map of central Texas : from Sabine River to west of Waco on the Brazos, north as far as Linden-Daingerfield-Pittsburg in the east, and Fort Worth-Denton-Dallas in the west]

Description: Hand drawn map showing central Texas from west of Waco to Sabine River as of 1860. North western section of Louisiana included. Cities, towns, rivers, creeks, roads, railroad lines and some topographical features are included. General land description is shown (example: Rolling Country timbered with Post Oak).
Date: 1860
Partner: UNT Libraries

[New map of the state of Texas]

Description: Hand drawn color-shaded map showing counties, cities, rivers, creeks, railroads, roads, and topographical features of Texas as of 1856. Insets of Plan of the northern part of Texas, Plan of Galveston Bay and Plan of Sabine Lake.
Date: 1856
Creator: Colton, J. H., & Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[New map of the state of Texas]

Description: Hand drawn color-shaded map showing counties, cities, rivers, creeks, railroads, roads, and topographical features of Texas as of 1859. Insets of Plan of the northern part of Texas, Plan of Galveston Bay and Plan of Sabine Lake.
Date: 1859
Creator: Colton, J. H., & Co.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Johnson's new map of the state of Texas]

Description: Hand drawn color-shaded map showing counties, cities, rivers, creeks, railroads, roads, and topographical features of Texas in 1860s. Insets of Plan of the northern part of Texas, Plan of Galveston Bay and Sabine Lake.
Date: 1860~
Creator: Johnson & Browning.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Routes of Indian Raids into the Northern Mexican States and United States Military Posts, 1860

Description: Military map of conflicts between settlers and the Southern Plains Indians in Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico. The map shows trails and military posts (occupied and abandoned). State lines, towns, roads, bodies and water, and areas of elevation are also included. Towns enclosed in brackets were established after 1860. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1933
Creator: Riney, W. A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library