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[Thomas Jefferson Smith]

Description: Photographic copy of original tintype of Thomas Jefferson Smith. Original tintype (returned to donor) is 8" x 10", oval matted in a paper matte and framed in an oval wooden frame. Matte is very brittle and was reinforced with masking tape prior to its arrival at the museum. Image of Smith has moderate crackling over entire surface (visible in scanned image). Smith is pictured as an old man with a sunken face, wire rimmed glasses, sparse white hair, and a white beard. He is holding a cane across his chest.
Date: 1875
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Map of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe mining claims in Storey & Lyon Counties, Nevada.

Description: Map shows mining claims, railroads, roads, mine shaft locations, mills, tunnels, township grid numbers, graveyards, and toll roads. Includes "List of mineral claims shown upon Parkinson's map of the Comstock Lode" on accompanying pages. Insets: [Continuation of main map to show "Flowery Dist." in section 23] and "Longitudinal section of the Comstock Lode." Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, by profile, and pictorially. Scale [1:12,000].
Date: 1875
Creator: Parkinson, T. D.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New map of Massachusetts : compiled from the latest and best authorities.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, canals, ponds, and churches; street names, public buildings, parks, railroads, churches, schools, wharves, military facilities, and ward boundaries for city of Boston and Boston harbor. Inset: "Map of Boston, 1875 : with all the latest improvements." Includes table of population by town from the 1870 census and key to buildings on inset. Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:410,000] and [ca. 1:20,000].
Date: 1875
Creator: A. Williams & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County map of the state of Pennsylvania.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, cities, towns, and notable physical features; shows wards, street names, and select buildings on insets. Insets: "Harrisburg," "Williamsport," "Erie," and "Scranton." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,450,000].
Date: 1875
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the United States] show[ing] the sections of the country which are naturally tributary to the Union Pacific Railroad at Omaha and the Kansas Pacific Railway at Kansas City..

Description: Map shows transcontinental railroads across the United States with connections across the eastern half of the United States and the midwest; states, some cities, Dakota [Territory] and "Indian Territory." Includes text, "Description of Map," "Population and area statistics," and "Table of Distances." Scale not given.
Date: [1875..1895]
Creator: Union Pacific Railroad Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Canada.

Description: Map shows major cities, political divisions, and geogrphical features in Canada and part of the United States. Scale [ca. 1:21,100,000].
Date: [1875..1889]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Advertisement Card for the Memphis and Little Rock Railway, 1875]

Description: An advertisement card for the Memphis and Little Rock Railway which tells the traveler about its direct connection, "Pullman's Palace Sleeping Cars" which are available on night trains, and the names of ticket agents. On the back of the card is a list a stations, time, and fares.
Date: 1875~
Creator: Memphis and Little Rock Railway
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of the United States of America.

Description: Map shows railroads, major trails and roads, major cities and towns, military posts, state and territorial boundaries, and areas of Native American habitation; "Dakota" and "Indian Territory." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:7,500,000].
Date: 1875
Creator: Walker & Miles
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Receipt for T. B. C. White, 1875]

Description: Record of Levi Perryman Sheriff costs for M. W. Costers vs F. C. Taylor $3.25, J. S. Hagler vs J. M. Bryant $4.25, A. Perryman vs R. P. Hunter $0.60,and Johnnas Barley vs F. C. Taylor $3.25. signed by F. B White.
Date: 1875-uu-27
Creator: Perryman, Levi
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Travis Winham, February 16, 1875]

Description: A personal letter from Travis Winham to Charles B. Moore covering the following topics: Wiham's daily schedule, Winham's recent trip to to visit family, Winham's local family in Nashiville, marriage advice, and politics. The envelope has a postal stamp saying "Nashiville, Tenn; Feb 24" and a handwritten note reading "Travis Winham; Received March 1st; 1875."
Date: February 16, 1875
Creator: Winham, Travis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of North America : showing its political divisions and recent discoveries in the polar regions.

Description: Map shows major cities, military posts, and political divisions; United States, Danish and British America, Central America; West Indies, Mexico, Alaska, British Columbia, and Canada; Esquimaux in upper regions of North America. Includes Arctic routes of exploration and notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:29,000,000] and [ca. 1:2,900,000].
Date: 1875
Creator: Williams, W. (Wellington)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The United States Subdivided into Physical Groups

Description: This map shows the United States and surrounding areas. Each of the U.S. states is outlined and labeled. Additionally, states are shaded in colors and several major regions are labeled: Western or Highland States, Central States, and Atlantic States. Additionally, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back of the map is a page of text with the title "Eastern Half of the United States: Climate, Vegetation, Etc." The text appears to continue from a previous page and to a successive page (additional pages not included). The text discusses the geography and climate of parts of the United States and includes a "Rain Map of United States."
Date: 1875
Creator: Harper & Brothers
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The United States of America

Description: This sheet has a map of the United States on the front and accompanying text on the back. On the map, states and territories are shaded in various colors and labeled. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked on the map (with relief shown by hachures). The accompanying text includes information about different regions of the United States (Atlantic Highland and Plain and The Mississippi Valley) as well as exercises regarding geographic and political features. Additionally, there is a physical map with purple coloring (which does not appear to be related to the map itself) and related questions. The textual pages have the number 25 and 28 in the upper corners; there appear to be page numbers above the map that are cut off but may be 26 and 27. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1875
Creator: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library