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Geological Formations

Description: Copy negative of two lanscape images in a 2x1 grid. The top image is of a geological landform in a desert. Sand and plants are in the foreground and the land formations are in the background. The second image is another view of a geological land formation. The photographs were taken in an unknown part of Utah or Wyoming.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mountain View

Description: Copy negative of a landscape with a mountain in the distance. Clouds float over the snowy mountain range and shrubs grow over the hills in the mid-ground of the image. Photograph was taken somewhere in Utah or Wyoming.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Title of Land to John Adkinson

Description: Original grant signed by Anson Jones with seal of General Land Office (detached)
Date: July 22, 1845
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Deed of Sale, May 1921]

Description: Warranty deed transferring land from W. W. Walker and his wife to N. A. Holley for the sum of 50 dollars.
Date: May 28, 1921
Creator: Walker, W. W. & Walker, Edna
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

[Former Property of Samuel Price]

Description: Photograph of a portion of land once owned by Samuel Price. There are numerous trees on the land. The large oak tree on the left was planted by Sam Price, the former slave, over 119 years ago. On the right is a small, pentagon-shaped sign with the numbers 3723 on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Letter from J. R. Roberts to Sister, November 24, 1878]

Description: Letter from J. R. Roberts to sister. J. R. thanked his sister for gifts that were sent and went on to update her on what was happening in their families' lives. The letter ended with a mention that people were searching for land claims in the area and the author wanted their mother to not worry about them.
Date: November 24, 1878
Creator: Roberts, J. R.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

Texas, Castro-Ville

Description: Document inviting the public to learn more about the prosperity of Castroville by contacting any one of a list of men. The end states that Mr. Castro is still giving free land to families and bachelors.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

History of McKinney and Collin County

Description: This pamphlet gives an overview of the history of Collin County including important people, agricultural geography, and economic aspects.
Date: May 1, 1924
Creator: Wilson, Walter B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Family Land Heritage Registry 1986-1990 , vol. 11

Description: This document provides information on the Texas Family Land Heritage celebration that honors the vast agricultural contributions made by families in the past.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

2005 Family Land Heritage Registry , vol 20

Description: This document provides information on the Texas Family Land Heritage celebration that honors the vast agricultural contributions made by families in the past.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Family Land Heritage Registry 1982, vol 8

Description: This document provides information on the Texas Family Land Heritage celebration that honors the vast agricultural contributions made by families in the past.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Family Land Heritage Registry 2003

Description: This document provides information on the Texas Family Land Heritage celebration that honors the vast agricultural contributions made by families in the past.
Date: March 19, 2004
Creator: Texas. Department of Agriculture.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of Document Ascribing Power of Attorney to Thomas F. Leaming, February 1, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript of a document written by Stephen F. Austin and James Austin, on February 1, 1828, giving the power of attorney to Thomas F. Leaming in the case against Jacob Fox, who holds lands in New Jersey that rightfully belong to the Austins.
Date: February 1, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. & Austin, James Elijah Brown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from James Austin to Stephen F. Austin, March 19, 1829]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James Elijah Brown Austin to Stephen F. Austin, on March 19, 1829, discussing the sale of a lot, which had been promised to Mrs. Picket by Stephen, to a Mr. Battles instead. James notes that Battles has paid for and intends to keep up the lot, while Mrs. Picket has arranged to acquire it for free.
Date: March 19, 1829
Creator: Austin, James Elijah Brown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Joint Resolution 109

Description: Joint resolution introduced by the Texas House of Representatives and Senate proposing a constitutional amendment to clarify references to the permanent school fund, to allow the General Land Office to distribute revenue derived from permanent school fund land or other properties to the available school fund, and to provide for an increase in the market value of the permanent school fund for the purpose of allowing increased distributions from the available school fund.
Date: May 27, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department