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81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 2510, Chapter 872

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 18; providing authority to impose an assessment, impose a tax, and issue bonds.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

People at Banquet

Description: Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Scott and Mrs. George L. Paxton, Sr. sitting together at a table at a banquet. The people are dressed up with corsages, and there are cups and decorations on the table. There is a photographer's logo printed under the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Two Old Women

Description: Copy negative of Mrs. J. M. Wagstaff and Mrs. George L. Paxton, Sr. in their later years, sitting together on a couch. Mrs. Wagstaff is holding a cane, and Mrs. Paxton is holding a purse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

McMurry Band Director

Description: Copy negative of McMurry College Band Director Raymond T. Bynum in uniform with baton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Christmas Office Party

Description: Copy negative of a Christmas office party at the Refrigeration Supply Company in Abilene, Texas. Troy Stevens is standing in the back, holding a sign. His wife Cloe Stevens is seated in the left front center. The image is made up of two banquet tables with several men and women seated around them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Tom Perini

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Tom Perini wearing a suit. At the bottom of the frame is written "Lloyd Jones Studio."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

V. C. Jr., Tom, Vee Perini in Front Yard; V. C. Perini Playing Guitar

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. In the first, V. C. Perini, Jr. is standing between his sons Tom and Vee Perini in the yard in front of a house and trees. In the second picture, V. C. Perini, Jr. is sitting in a chair in a living room playing guitar with furniture and curtains in the background and a view into other rooms on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Pickwicker, April 19,1974

Description: The Pickwicker literary magazine of Abilene Christian College includes original short stories, essays, poetry, artwork, and other creative works.
Date: April 19, 1974
Creator: Abilene Christian College
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Transcript of Letter from Chamberlain Jones to Stephen F. Austin, October 10, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Chamberlain Jones to Stephen F. Austin, in which Chamberlain informs Austin that he has purchased part of John Cummings' interest in the silver mine on the Trinity River. Jones requests further information regarding plans to put bring the mine into production, as well as, the current value of the mineral. Jones also suggests to Austin that would be to the benefit of the enterprise to arrange a meeting of the shareholders in the coming year.
Date: October 10, 1830
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Vehicle-Axle

Description: Patent for improvements in axles "particularly to axles for buggies and other light vehicles." (Lines 12-13)
Date: February 19, 1907
Creator: Raines, Stephen H. & Schuessler, Amile O.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Process of Making Hydrochloric Acid and Calcium Carbid

Description: Patent for "new and useful processes in treating fused calcium chlorid with acetylene gas or other gases mixed therewith, whereby hydrochloric-acid gas and calcium carbid may be produced," (lines 12-16) thus making the manufacturing processes of hydrochloric-acid cheaper while also producing calcium carbid more economically.
Date: July 24, 1906
Creator: Seamon, William H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Industrial Advantages of Austin, Texas, or Austin Up To Date

Description: This book gives a brief historical overview of Austin, Texas and discusses the impact of the industries on the city, noting the major business enterprises of the time period. Index follows page 91.
Date: 1894
Creator: Austin Board of Trade
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Church Interior with Congregation

Description: Copy negative of the inside of the First Baptist Church at N. 2nd Street and Hickory in Abilene, Texas. The view is from the front, looking back at the congregation. There are two levels, and the pews on the bottom level are full of people. Elwin Skiles is pictured.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fire at W.O. Wooten Grocery Warehouse #1

Description: Copy negative of people reacting to a fire in what is thought to be W.O. Wooten Grocery Warehouse in Abilene, Texas on August 15, 1911. Damages amounted to $150,000.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fire at W.O. Wooten Grocery Warehouse #2

Description: Copy negative of people reacting to a fire in what is thought to be W.O. Wooten Grocery Warehouse in Abilene, Texas on August 15, 1911. Damages amounted to $150,000.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

HSU Cowgirl Band Member

Description: Copy negative of HSU Cowgirl Band member Martha Brunson sitting on a fence beside a horse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Family in Courtyard

Description: Copy negative of the Perini family. In order from left to right, Mr. V. C. Perini, Jr. with his sons Charles, Tom, wife Maxine, and son Vee. A dalmation dog is seated next to Vee Perini. They are in an outdoor courtyard positioned around a table with a camera case and fruit on top. There is a tile mosaic in the background of sunflowers, a hen and a rooster.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Mrs. Frank Walker

Description: Copy negative of Mrs. Frank Walker taken by photographer Lloyd Jones in Abilene, Texas. She is wearing earrings and a necklace.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library