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Post - Kanal - und Eisenbahnkarte der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America.

Description: Map shows cities and towns, existing and proposed railroads, canals, and major roads for the eastern United States, and portions of Texas, "Indian," Nebraska, and "Dacota" territories. Includes: "Erkla╠łrung der Zeichen" [Explanation of signs]. Insets: "Umgebung von [environment of] St. Louis," "Umgebung von New York," "Baltimore und Washington," "Washington Dct. Cia.," "Umgebung von Philadelphia," "Umgebung von Boston," "Oregon, California und der Mormonen-staat: Deseret." Inside cover: [German language advertisements for other publications] bei John Weik. Scale not given.
Date: 1855
Creator: Bromme, Traugott, 1802-1866
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 73, July 1969 - April, 1970

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 578.
Date: 1970
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Mormon Mill Falls]

Description: Slide of Mormon Mill Falls. Taken a short distance away from the edge of the water, the image captured the waterfalls depositing into a still body of water. In the back, the landscape rises into high hills with many small bushes and trees crowding the rocks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Burnet County Historical Commission

[Stone Slab Near Water]

Description: Color slide of a stone slab on a grassy hill, a short distance away from a body of water. The slab is center right, and bears an inscription just below a high relief wreath enclosing a five-pointed star. The inscription reads: "Site of A settlement made in 1851 by 20 Mormon families under the leadership of Lyman Wight 1796-1858 * * Here they built homes, lumber mills, and shops for the manufacture of furniture * Abandoned in 1853" A smaller line of text below reads: "Erected by the State of Texas 1936" Accompanying information names the settlement Mormon Mill.
Date: 1936/OPEN
Partner: Burnet County Historical Commission

The Lyman Wight Colony in Texas, Came to Bandera in 1854

Description: This booklet gives an overview of the life of Lyman Wight, his family, and, in particular, the religious colony that he helped to establish and lead in Bandera, Texas. The text includes letters written to and from Lyman Wight, diary entries of his son-in-law (Spencer Smith), and minutes from meetings held by council leaders.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hunter, J. Marvin (John Marvin), 1880-1957
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Client Card: Architectual and Mechanical Products, Co.]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for the Architectural and Mechanical Products Co., including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: Angel Moroni (aluminum cast statue).
Date: September 1954
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections