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[China Cup]

Description: Photograph of a china cup that belonged to Anthony Garnett Smith, Jr. and his wife Elizabeth M. Smith in the 1840's. The cup was part of their wedding china. The cup was later given to their daughter, Adalade "Addie" Smith Howell of Hill County and McLennan County.
Date: 1848
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Mary Frances Smith and Edward R. Barcus]

Description: Photograph of Mary Frances Smith Barcus and Rev. Edward R. Barcus, posed sitting, visible from the knees up. Mary Frances Smith Barcus wears a white dress with ruffle detailing along the bodice and sleeves, and Rev. Edward R. Barcus wears a dark-colored three-piece suit with a cravat and popped collar. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Grandmama Barcus and Grandfather Barcus. Taken on their wedding day July 1, 1852. Mary Frances Smith (1832-1922) and Rev. Edward R. Barcus (1825-1896)."
Date: July 1, 1852
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

McLennan County

Description: Map of McLennan County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The road from Austin to Graham, Texas is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: July 1855
Creator: Martin, Joseph
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Portrait of Julia Beville and Alexander Archer Beville]

Description: A tintype portrait of Julia Beville and Alexander Archer Beville. Julia, left, wears a floral printed dress which is cinched at the waist with a belt. She wears gold earrings, a ring, and two strings of pearls. Julia's right hand holds Alexander's, while in her left hand she holds a small purse. Alexander sits on the right. He wears a suit with a silk vest underneath. The hand-colored photograph is housed in a decorative leather case with a traditional brass matte. Behind the photograph, the following was written in pencil on the case: Julia Beville, 9 years old, and A. A. Beville, taken when 16 years old, in Wytheville, Va.
Date: 1857~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Winn Family Death and Marriage Scrapbook Page]

Description: Collection of clippings and notes on a single page that mark the deaths and marriage of members of the Winn family of Waco, Texas. Several family members are buried in the First Street Cemetery of Waco. This page was purchased at an estate sale in Austin, Texas.
Date: 1857-10-09/1870-11-30
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Sermon on the Christian soldier]

Description: Notes for a sermon that appears to be a metaphorical discussion on Christian soldiers serving in the Army of God, references to the "breastplate of righteousness" and "shield of faith."
Date: February 14, 1858
Creator: Fisher[?]
Partner: Southwestern University