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Simon Anderson Thyssen Portrait

Description: Portrait of Simon Anderson Thyssen. He is wearing a dark suit and tie and has a beard. The photograph is on a mat, and there are water stains on the back. According to accompanying information, Thyssen remained in Denmark.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Phrenological journal

Description: Front cover of the American Phrenological Journal. Vol.XII, Sept. #9.
Date: September 1850
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Map of the western states [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows township grid, counties, railroads, canals, roads, mining activity, cities, towns, and notable physical features.
Date: 1850
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the organized counties of Minnesota [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows mid-nineteenth century Minnesota counties, township grid, roads, cities, towns, and areas of Native American habitation for the area east of Mississippi River and west of St. Croix River.
Date: 1850
Creator: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the organized counties of Minnesota [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows mid-nineteenth century Minnesota counties, township grid, roads, cities, towns, and areas of Native American habitation for the area east of Mississippi River and west of St. Croix River.
Date: 1850
Creator: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de L'Asie Mineure.

Description: Map shows regions of Asia Minor [Turkey] and areas to the east to include Armenia, Messopotamia, Syria, and the Arabian Desert; unlabeled route of travel encompasses most of the region shown on the map. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1870]
Creator: Delamarche, Alexandre, 1815-1884.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of the United States of America.

Description: Map shows railroads, major cities and towns, routes of exploration, major roads, areas of Native American habitation, and battlefields. Includes "explanation" and notes. Insets: "Gold region of California" and "District of Columbia." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1850
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the western states.

Description: Map shows township grid, counties, railroads, canals, roads, mining activity, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Includes reference and illustrations; descriptive text, routes, and distances in accompanying pages. Insets: [illustrations of] "Detroit," "Cincinnati," "St. Louis," and "Chicago." Scale [ca. 1:2,304,000].
Date: 1850
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the organized counties of Minnesota,

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Minnesota counties, township grid, roads, cities, towns, and areas of Native American habitation for the area east of Mississippi River and west of St. Croix River. Includes text notes on map and additional text "Accompaniment to the map of Minnesota" on additional pages in covers. Inset: "Map of Minnesota Territory." Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:422,000].
Date: 1850
Creator: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the organized counties of Minnesota.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Minnesota counties, township grid, roads, cities, towns, and areas of Native American habitation for the area east of Mississippi River and west of St. Croix River. Includes text notes on map and additional text "Accompaniment to the map of Minnesota" on additional pages in covers. Inset: "Map of Minnesota Territory." Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:422,000].
Date: 1850
Creator: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century state boundaries, territorial boundaries, railroads, canals, cities, towns, marshlands, and areas of Native American habitation in North America. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1863]
Creator: Handtke, F. (Friedrich), 1815-1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carta generale politica degli stati uniti d'America.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century United States geography, cities, state borders, and territories. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:18,000,000].
Date: 18uu
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

British provinces in North America.

Description: Map shows major cities and geographical features for "Hudson Bay Company's Territory," Canada East and Canada West, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Labrador and Newfoundland. Inset: "St. Lawrence River from Montreal to Quebec." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:10,140,000].
Date: [1850..1870]
Creator: Wells, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika [Sheet 4].

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century state boundaries, territorial boundaries, railroads, canals, cities, towns, marshlands, and areas of Native American habitation in North America. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1863]
Creator: Handtke, F. (Friedrich), 1815-1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika [Sheet 2]

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century state boundaries, territorial boundaries, railroads, canals, cities, towns, marshlands, and areas of Native American habitation in North America. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1863]
Creator: Handtke, F. (Friedrich), 1815-1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika [Sheet 3]

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century state boundaries, territorial boundaries, railroads, canals, cities, towns, marshlands, and areas of Native American habitation in North America. Includes number key and table of statistics. Inset: "Galapagos (Schildkröten In)." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1863]
Creator: Handtke, F. (Friedrich), 1815-1879
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Skeleton map shewing [sic] the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Monroe and Toledo to Chigago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic Seaborad and New York City via the South Shore of Lake Erie.

Description: Map shows proposed and existing railroads across states of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, "Pensylvania," and part of New York with measured distances between some major cities and towns along the routes. Includes legend. Scale not given.
Date: 1850
Creator: W. Endicott & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from the 1850]

Description: Letter written by an unidentified author. The letter is extremely faded. It appears that the author is concerned about the fate of the Confederacy; Clara's involvement in church and school; and family news and expressions of affection.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Maud C. Fentress to David W. Fentress]

Description: Letter from Maud C. Fentress to her son David discussing news from Bolivar, Tennessee. The letter is extremely faded and hard to read. The last page of the letter can be read in places and is not as faded as the beginning of the letter. It appears to be that on this last page Maud is discussing the marriage of Clara Bills and her departure to Williamson County. Maud discusses her servants Anne and Eliza, one of whom has 7 children who belonged to Maud, but who are now free. She expresses her wishes for David to visit and help her "arrange matters to live." At the end of the letter, Maud discusses issues of slavery, the freeing of slaves, and agriculture.
Date: 1850~
Creator: Fentress, Maud C.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of the United States and Texas.

Description: Map shows geography, cities, and towns in a majority of the United States, Texas, and "Indian Territory" without state or territorial boundaries drawn. Locations of Native American tribes are also noted. Insets: "Vicinity of Boston," "Vicinity of New York," and "Vicinity of Philadelphia." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1840..1850]
Creator: Copley, Charles
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library