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Survey of Biloxi Harbor, Miss.: "With a view of extending and deepening the channel into the harbor and around the eastern end of the peninsula into the sheltered waters of Back Bay also the present depth and general condition of channel east of Deer Island."

Description: Map shows islands, shoreline detail, borings, beacons, lighthouses, bridges, and some locations of some structures. Inset: [Overview map of Biloxi Bay from] U.S.C.& G. Survey. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Scale [1:15,000].
Date: 1908
Creator: Jervey, H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's Mississippi.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Mississippi township grid, counties, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:1,550,000].
Date: 1860
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Soil map, Mississippi, Mc Neill sheet

Description: Map shows county lines, towns, roads, railroads near McNeil, Mississippi along with structure locations, township grid, and soil types. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1903
Creator: United States Bureau of Soils.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Rich home in Mississippi.

Description: Photograph mounted on cardboard (cardboard has scalloped edges). Photograph of the Rich home in Mississippi. Three men are standing in front of the white picket fence. Several other men are standing on the front steps and porch of house. Four women are on the porch with the men. On child is standing (man standing behind child) on the porch rail to left of photo. Back of photo reads: Jon. W. Morrow's Photographic Bazar? And Millinery, Grove Hill, Ala. All work Guaranteed First Class. Also has Design at top and bottom, vining around drawn sign to right and left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Portrait of Margaret McDowell Sleeper]

Description: Photograph of Margaret McDowell Stribling Sleeper, an elderly woman wearing austere black clothing and a bonnet. According to handwritten notes on the back of the photo, she was the wife of Gideon Sleeper, the mother of Gardner Southworth Sleeper, and the grandmother of Nannie Sleeper Evans.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Margaret McDowell]

Description: Photograph of Margaret Stribling Sleeper, née McDowell. She is an elderly woman clad in austere clothing and is wearing a lace bonnet in her hair. On the back of the photo is a sticker with the text, "Margaret McDowell 1793-1864."
Date: unknown
Creator: Willis, John Todd
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Mississippi.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Mississippi railroads, rivers, cities and towns. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,200,000].
Date: [1905..1925]
Creator: C.S. Hammond & Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mississippi.

Description: Map shows railroads, counties, cities and towns. Includes population and area statistics. Scale [ca. 1:1,886,000] and [ca. 1:1,931,000].
Date: [1877..1886]
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Rand, McNally & Co.'s Mississippi.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Mississippi counties, railroads, rivers, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:2,000,000].
Date: [1874..1876]
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of Mississippi]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Mississippi counties, railroads, cities, and towns. Scale [1:2,212,000].
Date: [1890..1904]
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mississippi Territory.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century settlements, military outposts, trails, areas of Creek, Choctaw, and Chickasaw tribal locations in Mississippi Territory. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1: 2,150,000].
Date: [1804..1815]
Creator: Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 4-1822
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of Rebel Fortifications at Haynes' Bluff

Description: Map illustrating Confederate fortifications along the Mississippi River. Also shown are forests, fields, swamps, bridges, and a graveyard.
Date: 1911
Creator: United States. War Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Newspaper Clipping: Illinois Regiments at Vicksburg]

Description: Newspaper clipping listing of regiments participating in the siege at Vicksburg. The list organizes the regiments in infantry, cavalry, artillery, and independent regiments who were traveling to Vicksburg for duty.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mrs. John Rich (Mary Davis), and Mrs. Glenn D. Birdwell.]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. John Rich (Mary Davis), and Mrs. Glenn D. Birdwell (Lucile Rich) riding in a buggy pulled by a dark horse with one white leg. In background is the Rich home, a two-story white, wooden house with porch in front and balcony on second floor has railing. Picket fence in front of house. Photo is mounted on a gray cardboard mat. Mat is worn around the edges with a small broken area in bottom, left corner. Photo has dark stains scattered across it. More information in blue ink on back of photo.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Letter of Standing for Charlotte Reed from Bethlehem Baptist Church, December, 1852]

Description: Letter of standing for Charlotte Reed from Bethlehem Baptist Church. The letter included some of the beliefs of the church and stated that Charlotte held full membership with the church and that she would be dismissed if she joined a church of the same faith.
Date: December 1852
Creator: Bethlehem Baptist Church
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter of Standing for Lucinda Mahan from Bethlehem Baptist Church, December, 1852]

Description: Letter of standing for Lucinda Mahan from Bethlehem Baptist Church. The letter included some of the beliefs of the church and stated that Lucinda held full membership with the church and that she would be dismissed if she joined a church of the same faith.
Date: December 1852
Creator: Bethlehem Baptist Church
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Oral History Interview with Dora Geneva Clement

Description: Interview with Dora Geneva (Clement) Talkington (1886-1976) discussing how her family came to Texas and about growing up on her parents' farm, as well as other events including Theodore Roosevelt's visit to Waco when he was campaigning to be president.
Date: 1974~
Creator: McAmis, Odessa True Talkington & Talkington, Dora Geneva Clement
Item Type: Sound
Partner: Talkington Clement Family Archives

[LeTourneau Industries]

Description: Photograph of a completed offshore oil rig located in the Gulf of Mexico. The rig was built at the LeTourneau Industries oil rig building facility near Vicksburg, Mississippi, which began operation in 1944.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Postcard of Linden]

Description: Postcard of a white two story mansion with a fenced terrace and green accents on the windows and chairs on the porch. On top of the picture, the mansion is described as " "Linden," Home of Mr. A. M. Feltus, Natchez, Miss. " On the back, the postcard adds, " "Linden" is one of the extremely old mansions of Natchez - known to have existed as far back as 1790. Fan lights and door side lights feature Gallery. The Gallery is 98 ft. long, supported by columns being made of a solid piece of timber hand hewn and hand polished."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Monteigne]

Description: Postcard of a cream colored mansion with white columns and accents and light blue roof. Blooming flower gardens line the edges of the house. The back of the postcard adds, "Built in 1855 by the confederate general William T. Martin who represents Mississippi of Stone Mountain. Due to the prominence of the general unusual vengeance was wrecked on his home during the Civil War, furniture was destroyed and horses stabled in drawing rooms."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Hotel Lamar]

Description: Postcard of an 11 story brick building with white, yellow, and green accents, described as "Hotel Lamar - Meridian, Miss. An Affiliated National Hotel." The back of the postcard adds, "Meridian's predominant hotel. 200 modernly appointed guest rooms with baths and circulating ice-water. Excellent, New Air-Conditioned Coffee Shop attractively designed in a Spanish motif... famed for fine cuisine. Spacious, new meeting rooms suitable for conventions or groups." The message on the back reads, "Here - Mathew and I spent Monday night Sept. 29th 1941 at this hotel and our may car ride Baltimore Mod. to Beaumont, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum