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A Map of the Travels of George Washington

Description: Map of the travels of George Washington in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States between 1732 and 1799, with insets of New York and the lower Hudson Valley, Mount Vernon, the tidewater region of Virginia, Philadelphia, and Boston. The map includes towns, colonial highways, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,502,720] (39.5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1931
Creator: National Geographic Society for the National Geographic Magazine
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cotton Compress

Description: Patent for improvements to the cutting mechanism in cotton compresses to "provide positive and reliable means for severing the full-grown or completed bale from the remaining column of compressed material and yieldingly supporting the said remaining column of compressed material under pressure to permit the baling operation to continue" (lines 21-27).
Date: March 26, 1900
Creator: Griffin, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Johnson's Maine.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Maine during the mid- to late-nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1: 1,267,000].
Date: [1862..1866]
Creator: Johnson and Ward
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of St. Joseph, Missouri and Portland, Maine]

Description: Map shows street names, railroads, bridges, cemeteries, public institutions, stockyards, and "International Exposition" building in St. Joseph, Missouri; streets names, railroads, parks, cemeteries, docks, bridges, and public institutions in Portland, Maine. Scale [ca. 1:19,200].
Date: [1887..1907]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Maine.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Maine counties, railroads, roads, cities, and townships. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,375,000].
Date: 1845
Creator: Breese, Samuel, 1802-1873
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of New England States]

Description: Map shows railroads, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features; also "French Telegraph Cable" on verso map. Inset: "The Northern Part of Maine." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,217,600] and [ca. 1:1,267,200].
Date: [1878..1898]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Portland Harbor, Maine.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century canals, bridges, roads, some buildings, and islands of Portland Harbor, Maine. Inset: "Table of Tides observed from 19th to 27th Novr. 1832." Scale not given.
Date: 1833
Creator: Throop, John Peter Van Ness, 1794-ca. 1861
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Maine.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Maine during the mid- to late nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca:1:1,014,000]
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of Maine, Vermont, and New Hampshire]

Description: Map shows county and township boundaries, roads, railroads, cities, towns, and notable physical features; also areas of Indian habitation and township grid on verso. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:850,000] and [ca. 1:1,300,000].
Date: [1873..1879]
Creator: Gray, Ormando Willis
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Envelope Fragment, August 5, 1853]

Description: Envelope fragment postmarked Saco, ME. August 5, 1853. The right side of the front of the envelope, where the address would have appeared, had been torn away. The envelope was received on August 16, 1853 according to the written note at the bottom left corner. Part of a red seal is still on the back.
Date: August 5, 1853
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of Oxford Co., Maine.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Oxford County, Maine roads, railroads, public buildings, businesses, mining activity, some township grids, and existing towns and villages. Cadastral map. Scale [ca. 1:507,000].
Date: 1885~
Creator: N. C. Brackett & Son
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of a Fire at Portland City Hall]

Description: Postcard of a fire at Portland City Hall. The flames have spread through the building's upper floors and the neighboring building on the left. Icicles are visible on the side of the city hall and part of a smaller neighboring building on its left. People in brown coats are visible in the street, and long hoses are running along the ground. On the back of the postcard, a handwritten message says, "Excuse delay - but I have been unable to find any fire department cards. This was the nearest I could come to it. Would be pleased to send you other kinds of card views - buildings, etc. if you wish. Many thanks for card sent - Edna Griffin."
Date: June 24, 1909
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

Description: Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business. The interview includes photographs of Mr. Avery, on pages 35-41.
Date: August 14, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission