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[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
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Crowd Standing Behind a Fence]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of men, women, and children standing at the front of a fenced property. There is a large wood-slatted house with a steep roof and a tall, open doorway behind the group. The fence in front of the group of people is tall and made of decorative wood slats. The foreground of the photograph is entirely made up of grass and rocks. There are pen marks and thumb tack holes on several areas of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on a dark piece of cardboard which is ripped on the left-hand side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Map of Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County, Texas and the surrounding area. Individual properties are marked and labeled with land owners. There are various handwritten notes and additional property lines drawn on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Stephens County, Texas.

Description: Cadastral map of Stephens County, Texas showing lands owned by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The county is marked to show individual properties; each piece of land is numbered and several are labeled with property owners. Geographic features are also noted on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333 (4000 varas to 1 inch).
Date: 187u
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Walter & Reeds Subdivision of the East 100 Acres of the Southwest Quarter of Section Number 39, Blind Asylum Lands in Taylor County, Texas [#1]

Description: Plat of lands owned by the Blind Asylum in Abilene, Texas. There are divisions to show the property subdivisions of the area and a legal statement at the bottom of the page attesting to the accuracy of the map.
Date: February 20, 1929
Creator: Bell, Blan & Lollar, R. B.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Walter & Reeds Subdivision of the East 100 Acres of the Southwest Quarter of Section Number 39, Blind Asylum Lands in Taylor County, Texas [#2]

Description: Plat of lands owned by the Blind Asylum in Abilene, Texas. There are divisions to show the property subdivisions of the area and a legal statement at the bottom of the page attesting to the accuracy of the map.
Date: February 20, 1929
Creator: Bell, Blan & Lollar, R. B.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Southwest Park Addition: Section Number 1

Description: Plat of a portion of Abilene, Texas showing the Southwest Park Addition. The neighborhood is divided to show individual properties. Notes on the left side of the map attest to the accuracy of the map, signed by licensed surveyors.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Map Showing Location of Proposed Paving, with Details #2]

Description: Plat of a portion of Abilene, Texas bordered by North Tenth, Hickory, North Eighth, and Grape streets. Each block is subdivided to show individual properties (some labels are marked out and hand-corrected) as well as notations regarding proposed paving and drainage projects including several spots shaded in red. At the top of the map, there is an inset to the left which is a "Typical Cross-Section of Proposed Alley Pavement" (Scale 1:4) and, to the right, a "List of private property to be acquired for alley purposes." Along the right side of the map, there is a second inset, "Detail of Alley Intersection with Street" (Scale 1:240) with a further note: "Plans and Sections for drainage of Grape Street Swamp. Specifications to be City of Abilene's standard for curb and gutter and for one course concrete." Scale 1:2,400
Date: December 1929
Creator: Hobbs, Oscar Knox
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Map Showing Location of Proposed Paving, with Details #1]

Description: Plat of a portion of Abilene, Texas bordered by North Tenth, Hickory, North Eighth, and Grape streets. Each block is subdivided to show individual properties (some labels are marked out and hand-corrected) as well as notations regarding proposed paving and drainage projects. At the top of the map, there is an inset to the left which is a "Typical Cross-Section of Proposed Alley Pavement" (Scale 1:4) and, to the right, a "List of private property to be acquired for alley purposes." Along the right side of the map, there is a second inset, "Detail of Alley Intersection with Street" (Scale 1:240) with a further note: "Plans and Sections for drainage of Grape Street Swamp. Specifications to be City of Abilene's standard for curb and gutter and for one course concrete." Scale 1:2,400
Date: May 14, 1925
Creator: Hobbs, Oscar Knox
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Property Detail Plat]

Description: Sketch of a piece of property in an unknown area. There are two sketches side-by-side but the one on the right is scratched out. The property outline on the left includes various notations and a partially readable comment.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library