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Map of Tom Green County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Tom Green County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:213,333] (4000 varas to 5/8 of an inch).
Date: 1910
Creator: Schutze, E.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Car-Coupling.

Description: Patent for "an automatic link-coupler which shall embody strength, simplicity, certainty of action, and adaptability for manipulation without entering between the cars and without necessity of relieving strain." (Lines 9-13) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 29, 1897
Creator: Martin, David D.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Flooring or Ceiling Jack.

Description: Patent for a flooring or ceiling jack that is meant to "provide a device, whereby the laying of the flooring, and the fitting of siding and ceiling strips are greatly facilitated, and enables one carpenter to do the work that ordinarily requires two" (lines 14-18).
Date: August 22, 1893
Creator: Holiman, William Moses
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Part of Tom Green County, Texas (No. 2)

Description: Blueline format of the second survey map of Tom Green County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, lakes, railroads, townships, and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to label specific tracts of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Creator: Gast, August
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Part of Tom Green County, Texas (No. 3)

Description: Blueline format of the third part of the survey map of Tom Green County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, lakes, railroads, townships, and blocks of land. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to label specific tracts of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 187u
Creator: Gast, August
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Part of Tom Green County, Texas (No. 1)

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Tom Green County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, townships, and blocks of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 187u
Creator: Gast, August
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[San Angelo, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the San Angelo, Texas fire department that has blue edging and two sections. The outer section has "San Angelo Fire Department" written across the white edge of the shield-shaped patch. The second section has a red background, a blue, green, and yellow edge, and a what image of a "fire scramble."
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Carl Harton and Kristiane Christiansen Harton

Description: Copy negative of Carl Harton and his wife Kristiane Christiansen Harton standing in front of a wooden bench. Kristiane stands to the right of Carl, wearing a jacket and long skirt, a brimmed hat, and carrying a cloth folded over her arm. Carl stands with his hands behind his back, wearing a suit jacket, a vest, trousers, and a bow tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-7469

Description: Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Grover Sellers, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Does the Junior College District which is co-extensive with the boundaries of Tom Green County have the authority to tax the intangible assets of railroad rolling stock?
Date: October 29, 1946
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bexar Scrip 2692

Description: Land Grant file for land issued to the Houston & Texas Central Railway Company in the Bexar Land District. Includes a folder jacket with table of contents and notes about the land grant (filed July 12, 1928); field notes by M.J. Doyle, Deputy Surveyor, Bexar Land District for Section 21 Block 20 (January 13, 1873); the affidavit of ownership of S.N. Allen (July 12, 1928); and a note by Land Commissioner J.H. Walker indicating that the file has no relation to the O. Henry story of the same name (December 4, 1933). O. Henry’s story tells the tale of a Railroad baron taking a poor homesteader’s land by stealing this file. Walker notes that although the file was missing for a period, due to office procedures the land fraud could not have occurred.
Date: 1873/1928
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Letter from Frank A. Martinez to Raoul A. Cortez - 1948-01-29]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter to Raoul A. Cortez, Regional Governor of Texas League of United Latin American Citizens in San Antonio, Texas, dated January 29, 1948 from Frank A. Martinez, Secretary of the San Angelo, Texas, LULAC. This is a request to charter or revive a LULAC organization in San Angelo, listing the proposed officers and members. The letter references a $5.00 charter fee that is included. Martinez also requests use of the previous LULAC organization's council number 29. This carbon copy was sent to John J. Herrera.
Date: January 29, 1948
Creator: Martinez, Frank A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Map of Tom Green County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1892
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Tom Green County

Description: Map of Tom Green County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 1873
Creator: Schutze, Ed. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of The East Part of Tom Green County

Description: Cadastral map of a portion of Tom Green County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: July 1894
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Tom Green County

Description: Cadastral map of Tom Green County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. The title "Runnels County" is marked out and corrected to say "Tom Green County." Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1856
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office