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2011 Map Calendar

Description: Calendar for 2011 containing historical maps of areas of importance in Texas. It features historical dates, as well as American holidays.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

2011 Treasures of the Texas Coast Calendar

Description: Calendar for 2011 containing children's art selected through a contest, featuring Texas beaches and the slogan "Trashing Texas beaches isn't cool." The calendar includes interesting facts about Texas marine wildlife and features major American holidays, as well as other important dates of historical note. It also denotes the days of new moons and full moons.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Receiver's Memorandum

Description: These two pages are exerpts from a 141-page Receivers Memorandum dated 1887-1888. Pages appear to show payroll advances to O. Henry, here identified by his given name William S. Porter or W.S. Porter, for the months of June 1887 through December 1887. These pages are written in O. Henry's hand, and show his signature several times.
Date: 1887-06/1888-12
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Roster of Employees in the General Land Office

Description: Ledger contains lists of General Land Office employees, their job titles, and monthly earnings. Excerpted here are 98 pages covering January 1887-January 1891, which are the dates O. Henry was employed at the land office. W.S. Porter, later known as the writer O. Henry, is listed as draftsman, compiling draftsman and assistant draftsman, earning $100 per month. Porter's name appears on roughly half of the pages.
Date: 1881/1891
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County, Texas and the surrounding area. Individual properties are marked and labeled with land owners. There are various handwritten notes and additional property lines drawn on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of Runnels Co.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century landownership and land patents in Runnels County, Texas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Concho County, Texas.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Concho County, Texas block and tract numbers, landowners, and "German Emigration Company's Surveys." Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Jack County, Texas.

Description: Map shows land tracts, patents, landowners, and townships for Jack County; portions of adjacent counties where properties extend beyond county limits. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1896
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Stephens County, Texas.

Description: Map shows land plats for Stephens County, including original land grant patents for Peters Colony, with numbered blocks and parcels; some land ownership, towns; "Texas Emigration and Land Company's Premium Survey"; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Circle of approximately five inches at center of map encompasses town of Breckenridge. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library