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[Photograph of Galveston Island Hurricane]

Description: Photograph of the Galveston Island hurricane. The Ursuline Convent and Ursuline School, built by Nicholas Clayton in Galveston, can be seen with wreckage in the foreground. It stood on the block bounded by 25th Street and 27th Streets, between Avenue's N and O.
Date: 1900
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Galveston Texas, Galveston Co.

Description: Map shows street names, block numbers [in red ink, corrected in pencil], channels, and beacons; vectors in red and black ink with additional lines and notes in pencil. Appears to be engineering plan for placement of a jetty or roadway. Scale [ca. 1:3600].
Date: [1869..1889]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Coast chart no. 204 : Galveston Bay, Texas.

Description: Map shows coastline and navigational details for Galveston Bay and vicinity. Includes notes and tables on lights, buoys, tides, soundings, and weather signal stations. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings and gradient tints. Scale [1:80,000].
Date: 1890
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston County Courthouse

Description: Photograph of the Galveston County Courthouse. There is a statue of a Confederate soldier in front of the courthouse, and there are palm trees lining the sidewalk to the entrance.
Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Heller's Galveston Directory, 1880-1881

Description: General directory for Galveston, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, it contains "the address of all white persons, in and out of the city limits, with a classified business directory, post offices and counties in this state, money-order offices, &c."
Date: 1880
Creator: Heller, John H.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

Historic Plaque, Eaton Memorial Chapel

Description: Photograph of a historic marker in Galveston, Texas. It reads: "Eaton Memorial Chapel. Designed by noted architect Nicholas Clayton. Gothic Revival Style. Dedicated as memorial in 1882 to the Rev. Benjamin Eaton, founding Rector, 1841-71. Half of the funds provided by the Ladies' Parochial Society; half by financier Henry Rosenberg. After city-wide fire (1885), chapel was used by St. Paul's German Presbyterian Church. Center of parish life 1900-01 and 1925-27 during church repair. Renovated in 1946 and 1966. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970."
Date: October 29, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries
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