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Then Came the Indians

Description: This is a research paper written by Richard Hewitt for an American History Class at Marfa High School on December 10, 1969. It includes stories about Indian attacks in west Texas, the location of petroglyphs, and descriptions of different arrowheads and their uses.
Date: December 10, 1969
Creator: Hewitt, Richard
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Carte d’une partie de l’Amérique Séptentrionale : qui contient partie de la Nle. Espagne, et de la Louisiane.

Description: This map shows Mexico and surrounding areas including portions of present-day, southern United States. Cities, forts, missions, and other settlements are marked with different symbols (a key titled "Remarques" is in the lower right corner). Additionally, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially) as well as various Mexican states and regions.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pagès, Monsieur de, (Pierre Marie Francois), 1748-1793. & Benard
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Crowds at Pueblos and Forts; Picture of Fort and Sod House

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. In the first picture, two people in the front and two more in the back are walking toward a pueblo style building and fort. There are partially visible cars on the right. In the second picture, there are fort structures with trees and a sod house in the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the British and French Settlements in North America

Description: This map shows the eastern portion of North America, extending from approximately mid-Canada to the northern half of the state of Florida. In the map, some states are labeled as well as forts and other settlements and various Indian tribes around the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Bodies of water and some geographic features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). In the lower left corner there are several textual statements regarding the history of particular areas of settlement. Scale [ca. 1:11,000,000].
Date: unknown
Creator: Lodge, John, d. 1796
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ruins at Phantom Hill Texas

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is of V. C. Perini standing next to part of an old building with trees at the ruins of Fort Phantom Hill, Texas. The second is of Bud Perini standing by another old building at the ruins of Fort Phantom Hill. There are handwritten notes at the bottom of the photographs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Cannon; Postcard of Weapons Magazine

Description: Copy photograph of two images. In the top image, several uniformed soldiers load a cannon. In the top left corner is a poem, which reads, "I'd like to load a gun like this/With a message and perhaps a kiss/To let you know how proud I am/That you have backed up Uncle Sam." The bottom image shows the weapons magazine of Fort Phantom Hill. The magazine is a small stone building. A cow walks in front. The bottom text reads, "Magazine at Fort Phantom Hill, near Abilene, Texas. Commanded by Robert E. Lee, in 1852. Mrs. L.B. Bradfield. Pub."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Kids Day at Frontier Fort]

Description: Photograph of a line of eight people facing a man dressed in a navy uniform at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a green shirt and is sitting in front of a piano. The people are holding wooden guns next to their sides and standing in front of the Frontier Fort. There are tables and other people visible on the porch of the fort.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Reenactor at Frontier Fort]

Description: Photograph of a reenactor sitting next to a child in front of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The reenactor is dressed in a navy uniform and hat and the fort and other people are visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 72, July 1968 - April, 1969

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research.
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 38, July 1934 - April, 1935

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 307.
Date: 1935
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 74, July 1970 - April, 1971

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 586.
Date: 1971
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 9, July 1905 - April, 1906

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the beginning of the volume starting on page i.
Date: 1906
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 42, July 1938 - April, 1939

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 435.
Date: 1939
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 99, July 1995 - April, 1996

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 605.
Date: 1996
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 96, July 1992 - April, 1993

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 651.
Date: 1993
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 70, July 1966 - April, 1967

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 697.
Date: 1967
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 6, July 1902 - April, 1903

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index starts on page 379.
Date: 1903
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

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

A Short Biography of Lucas C. Brite

Description: This is a research paper written by Israel Galindo for an American History Class at Marfa High School. It is a biographical account of the L.C. Brite family and their ranching business in West Texas. It includes an eyewitness account of the raid on the ranch in 1917 by Louisa Romero.
Date: unknown
Creator: Galindo, Israel
Item Type: Paper
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Jack County

Description: Map of Jack County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1874
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hill County

Description: Map of Hill County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: November 1862
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jack County

Description: Map of Jack County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: February 1896
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Jack County

Description: Map of Jack County, Texas, in the Panhandle Plains region. Some notes are written in red ink. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Creator: Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jack County

Description: Map of Jack County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 1882
Creator: Pinckney, Theodore F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office