Search Results

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 95, July 1991 - April, 1992

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 569.
Date: 1992
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 91, July 1987 - April, 1988

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 583.
Date: 1987/1988
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 40, July 1936 - April, 1937

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 341.
Date: 1937
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Land Grant Deed

Description: Land Grant
Date: January 1, 1841
Creator: Republic of Texas
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Early History of Montgomery, Texas

Description: Book detailing the early history of Montgomery, Texas (roughly 1825 through 1848) including the text of various primary sources and legal documents.
Date: 2012
Creator: Searle, Kameron K.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Heydrick's Ownership Map of Young Co., Texas.

Description: Survey map of Young County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, bodies of water, roads, railroads, and oil fields. A legend indicating drilling wells, gas wells, abandoned wells, and dry holes is included in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:48,000] (4000 feet to the inch).
Date: 1955
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Asylum Lands

Description: Survey map of land grants for "blind and lunatic asylums" in Shackelford, Jones, Taylor, and Calhoun Counties, showing blocks of land and plat numbers. The map also includes rives, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:70,000] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1857
Creator: Creuzbaur, Robert
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Asylum and University Lands situated on the waters of Hubbards-Creek

Description: Cadastral map of land grants for universities, blind asylums, and lunatic asylums, showing blocks of land and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, roads, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1857
Creator: Carter, S. M. & Creuzbaur, R.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Texas with Parts of the Adjoining States.

Description: Map of Texas and parts of Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma (Indian Territory), showing land grants, property lines, and ownership. The map also includes towns, forts, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevations. Includes notes on various geological features as well as a note written and signed by the General Land Office Commissioner, complete with an official General Land Office seal. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map San Miguel County, New Mexico

Description: Highway map of San Miguel County, New Mexico, showing boundaries, highways and roads (mileage indicated), railroads, towns, land grants, bodies of water, and buildings, such as schools, churches, and hospitals. The map includes a legend (bottom-center) and a diagram of the section within New Mexico. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: New Mexico State Highway Department
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map Guadalupe County, New Mexico

Description: Highway map of Guadalupe, New Mexico, showing boundaries, highways and roads (mileage indicated), railroads, towns, land grants, bodies of water, and buildings, such as schools, churches, and hospitals. The map includes a legend and a diagram of the section within New Mexico. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: New Mexico State Highway Department
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the Lands Owned by the New York and Company, Limited, in North West Texas.

Description: Cadastral map of the New York & Texas Land Company lands in Northwest Texas, showing ownership, land grants, blocks of land, and plat numbers. The map also includes bodies of water and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Edwards William with a Horse]

Description: Photograph of William Edwards kneeling down next to a campfire holding the ropes to his horse. The photograph was taken on his ranch, of which land was donated to Abilene Christian University.
Date: 1955~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Land survey for Adolphus Sterne

Description: Field notes with hand-colored map of survey for 8 1/3 labors for Adolphus Sterne in Nacogdoches County (scale ca. 1: 33,333, 1000 varas to inch).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[News Script: Vet loans stalled, Rudder declares]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an address by Texas Land Commissioner J. Earl Rudder at a convention of property owners in Fort Worth. Commissioner Rudder discusses the state veteran's land grant program.
Date: April 29, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Map of the Breakdown of Texas Land Grants]

Description: A color coded map of Texas from 1835. The map is color coded according to land grants and territories. Many Texas landmarks are present on the map.
Date: 1835
Creator: Bradford, Thomas Gamaliel
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Patent 87, Volume 40-A

Description: This document was issued to the Houston & Texas Central Railroad Company as the final instrument in the land grant process, assigning ownership to the railroad company for 640 acres in Tom Green County, section 21, block 20, as described in the patent. O. Henry wrote a fictional account of illegal proceedings concerning a land certificate, Bexar Scrip 2692, in the short story "Bexar Scrip 2692.” This is the patent that ultimately gave land ownership to the railroad via that certificate.
Date: July 18, 1928
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Texas General Land Office