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[Plaque in Front of Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Historical Commission marker about the rangers of Austin's colony, in Columbus, Texas. Scaffolding against the side of the Colorado County courthouse is visible in the background.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to James H. and William Allsberry, June 26, 1832]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to James H. and William Allsberry, on June 26, 1832, certifying that Thomas Allsberry was received and established with his family in Austin's colony in Texas, and that his sons are naturalized Mexicans.
Date: June 26, 1832
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from F. White, H. H. League, Thomas Davis, and Samuel M. Williams to Ramón Músquiz, January 24, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from F. White, H. H. League, Thomas Davis, and Samuel M. Williams to Ramón Músquiz, on January 24, 1828, declaring that the Texan army should be built from battalions based on the number of families in each colony.
Date: January 24, 1828
Creator: White, F.; League, H. H.; Davis, Thomas & Williams, Samuel M.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Atascador

Description: Pamphlet advertising real estate and agri-business in an "All American Colony in Mexico" called Atascador. Land was offered at $12.50 - 25 per acre.
Date: 1911~
Creator: Atascador Land Company
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Map of Africa and adjoining portions of Europe and Asia.

Description: Atlas map of Africa, showing countries colored according to colonial administration, capital cities and towns, caravan routes and railways, rivers, swamps, and desert areas. The map includes an inset map of the Cape Verde Islands and a note to English-speakers on the pronunciation of French, Italian, and Portuguese names as well as a translation key for native words. Scale [ca. 1:12,672,000] (200 miles to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Grosvenor, Gilbert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et les Etats Unis

Description: This map shows most of North America including present-day Canada, United States, and parts of Mexico. Various areas are outlined in color. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There is a text annotation in the upper left corner of the map. Outside of the map, there are two columns of text that appear to have been pasted onto either side of the map.
Date: 1786
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Spanish Dominions in North America

Description: This map shows portions of North and Central America. Various regions are outlined in different colors. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: 1847
Creator: Neele & Son
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and Luther L. Mays - November 1939]

Description: Letters between Dr. Meyer Bodansky and Dr. Luther L. Mays, dated November 19 and 28, 1939. The first letter is from Dr. Mays, who is from the Department of Psychology at Baylor University. He requests that Dr. Bodansky send him any extra rats or young animals that he may have in order to start a colony for psychological experimentation. The second letter is a response from Dr. Bodansky, who states that he will not have any young animals or rats to send until the late Spring.
Date: November 18, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Mays, Luther L.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Partner: UNT Libraries