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Map of Nolan County, Texas

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Nolan County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, towns, mountains, railroads, boundaries, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. A handwritten note has been made at the top of the map to give an explanation for the yellow-colored blocks of land. Yellow land was unsold as of the date June 11, 1921. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown/1921-06-11
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Nolan County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Nolan County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:190,476] (5000 varas to 7/8 of an inch).
Date: 1903
Creator: Walker, Addison & Wynne, Amos
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Nolan County, Texas.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Nolan County, Texas, showing land ownership, creeks, rivers, general land grants or surveys, and railroads. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil, "CL 70, 1-43, Mile 57th. For correction of CL see Book 71 51-53." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1877
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a card, showing a picture of the Hotel Hefner in Sweetwater, Texas. The card has the address, rates, and a description of the services provided by Doctors Hefner and Brown, who are located at the hotel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man with Fish

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Dr. Andrew Hefner holding a string of several fish. He is wearing a hat, collared shirt, and tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Picture of Man

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Joel Chandler Harris. He is wearing a mustache and a tuxedo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of Judge Brashear standing in front of a brick building. He is wearing a tie, vest, suit jacket and hat. He has a beard and is wearing a pocket watch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

House in Snow

Description: Copy negative of a house in a snowstorm.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

House in Snow

Description: Copy negative of a house set behind trees covered in snow. The house has multiple stories and pillars on the front porch. There is an iron fence that lines the front of the property.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Nolan County

Description: Map of Nolan County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Town Plat of Maryneal

Description: Sketch of a portion of Maryneal, Texas showing a tract of property belonging to the Smalley family. Along the right side, there is a handwritten note from the owner of land that abuts the Smalley tract asking for clarification about where the property lines fall. The map was drawn on the back of a page of text containing legal statements.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Map of Sweetwater, Texas

Description: Map of Sweetwater, Texas, showing the city broken up into zones, such as the retail, commercial, manufacturing, and residential districts. The map also includes streets, schools, cemeteries, a court house, parks, and roads. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pistol Case

Description: Patent for pistol case. Illustration included.
Date: January 18, 1904
Creator: Brannon, Virgil C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bedstead

Description: Patent for a bedstead that holds a bottom sheet taunt that can be used with existing bedsteads.
Date: June 5, 1906
Creator: Whitlow, W. Jidy
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Cotton Thinner

Description: Patent for a cotton thinner. This invention is designed to thin rows of cotton and corn. Illustration included.
Date: June 13, 1906
Creator: Bolin, Nathan C.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insect-Destroyer

Description: Patent for an insect destroyer designed to kill agricultural pests with fumes. Illustrations included.
Date: November 1, 1907
Creator: Murff, Jerry M.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Sweetwater, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Sweetwater, Texas fire department. It is shaped like Texas, has a blue background, and yellow edging. "Sweetwater Fire Dept." is written in yellow on the left. To the right, a hand with a navy blue cross on its fist holds a red and yellow flame.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas