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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.
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.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[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
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
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
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Melrose]

Description: Postcard of a two story red brick building with four white columns at the entrance, white wrought iron fence around the balcony and between the columns, and white and green accents. The postcard adds the following on the back, "One of the best preserved ante-bellum Mansions. House, grounds, and furnishings are practically unchanged since the forties. Suspended over the dining table is a relic of yesteryear, a Punkah. In slave days even after the Civil War, these fans were propelled to and fro by servants during the serving of meals. Built 1845."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of "Linden," Home of Mr. A. M. Feltus]

Description: Postcard of a white two story building with a terrace and green window shutters, described as " "Linden," Home of Mr. A. M. Feltus, Natchez, Miss." The back of 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." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. J. C. Ward Mrs. S. W. Staggard 1685 Park St. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: April 1, 1941
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Monteigne in Natchez]

Description: Postcard of a one story cream-colored building with white columns supporting the roof at the entrance, further described as "Monteigne, Natchez, Mississippi...Built in 1855 by Confederate General William T. Martin. Noted for its classic design and its surroundings of azaleas, camellias, and century-old live oaks. Home of Mrs. W. J. Kendall and famous Member of Pilgrimage Garden Club." The message on the back reads, "Wish you were with us. We loved Rosedawn. It is a beautiful restplace. We will see five houses in Natchez tomorrow. We are spending the night here. Love, Clyde." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Room 311, St. Luke's 6720 Berther St. Houston, Texas."
Date: October 12, 1964
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Improvement in Car-Couplings.

Description: Patent for "an improved automatic car-coupling that may be readily uncoupled from the side and top, and be employed to couple cars of different heights." (Lines 13-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 16, 1875
Creator: Ford, Oscar E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department