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Jacket

Description: Jacket of black silk satin. The jacket, formed as a basque bodice with typical close-fitting achieved by seaming, has extended front panels and is edged with ivory lace. The jacket is embellished with dark blue velvet and olive brown chenille appliques of floral and leaf forms and black jet beading. Lined in ivory silk satin. Photograph is from the exhibition Haute Couture - The Great Paris Designers, held at The Grace Museum, Abilene Texas, October 17 - December 30, 2000, and shows jacket … more
Date: 1870
Creator: Worth, Charles Frederick, 1826–1895
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Fan

Description: Folding fan with mother-of-pearl sticks and guards. Leaf of white needlepoint lace backed with cream satin. Silver-colored "U" shaped bail ring at bottom.
Date: 1875/1899
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

County Map of Texas and Indian Territory.

Description: This map shows the states of Texas and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma). Texas counties are shaded in various colors and labeled. Major cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:3,500,000]
Date: 1875
Creator: H. H. Lloyd & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Texas and Indian Territory

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma). The counties of Texas are labeled and shaded in various colors; regions of Indian Territory are outlined in red. Major cities, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief marked by hachures). Additionally, completed and proposed railroads (as well as some other travel routes) are marked with red lines. There are three insets: "Mexico" and the "Western Part of Texas" in the lower left corner, a… more
Date: 1878
Creator: Monteith, James
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Portrait of Baby

Description: Copy negative of two photographs. The photograph on the left shows Nat and Mollie Perkins with two young neighbor girls. Mr. Perkins is seated with his leg crossed and is wearing a dark suit. Mrs. Perkins is standing behind him and the two young girls are standing on either side of him. An attached typed note beneath the photograph reads, "Mother & Father Nat. D. Perkins and neighbor children." The photograph on the right is of John William Perkins as a baby. Beneath the photograph is a typed … more
Date: {1877,1895}
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Crosby County.

Description: Survey map of Crosby County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale information given.
Date: January 1879
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1878 (6).

Description: Map of the U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in South Texas and northern Mexico, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued routes. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1878
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Karnes Co.

Description: Cadastral map of Karnes County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: 1870
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A. R. Roessler's Latest Map of the State of Texas.

Description: Map of Texas, showing counties and Indian Territory. The map includes towns, roads, railroads, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. The map also includes illustrations of the Texas State Capitol and of the General Land Office in Austin, an inset map showing agricultural districts and soil varieties (lower-left), and notes on geology and mineral rocks.
Date: 1874
Creator: Mittendorfer, M. V.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Dawson County

Description: Survey map of Dawson County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: October 1879
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1878 (1).

Description: Map of the U.S. Postal Service stations and routes in the Gulf Coast region of Texas, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. two times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued office. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1878
Creator: Nicholoson, W. L. & Key, D. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A. R. Roessler's Latest Map of the State of Texas (1).

Description: Map of Texas, showing counties and Indian Territory. The map includes towns, roads, railroads, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. The map also includes an illustration of the Texas State Capitol in Austin (lower-right corner), legend, and notes on geology and mineral rocks.
Date: 1874
Creator: Mittendorfer, M. V.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the State of Texas (5).

Description: Cadastral map of north Texas, the Panhandle, and Indian Territory, showing property lines and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, railroads, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Includes table of counties, detailing area, creation date, and county seat, in upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:1,013,760] (16 miles to the inch).
Date: 1879
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hale County

Description: Survey map of Hale County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: May 1879
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jones County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Jones County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A diagram and scale information of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil about field notes pertaining to labeling and drawing plots of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1874
Creator: Gast, August
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Part of Tom Green County, Texas (No. 2)

Description: Blueline format of the second survey map of Tom Green County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, lakes, railroads, townships, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to label specific tracts of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Creator: Gast, August
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of Texas]

Description: Map of Texas and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), showing the Red River, the Brazos River, Fort Phantom Hill, Fort Chadbourne, and Fort Concho. The map also includes creeks, roads, areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: December 8, 1873
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pocket Map of the State of Texas

Description: Map of Texas and portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Mexico as well as Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), showing towns, roads, railroads, county lines, bodies of water, and in some cases property lines and ownership. Scale [ca. 1:2,027,520] (32 miles to the inch).
Date: 1879
Creator: Pressler, Charles W. & Landermann, A. B.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Shackleford County, Texas

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Shackelford County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, railroads and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to label specific tracts of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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