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[Mastodon Dig Site Near Seguin, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mastodon dig site near Seguin, Texas. There is an individual standing in the dig site and there are some unearthed bones protruding from the earth. There is a broom and other surveying equipment located in the site.
Date: January 1983
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[Mastadon Dig]

Description: Photograph of a mastodon dig. A man is sitting beside partially unearthed mastodon bones. A gallon jug, a shovel, a pickaxe, and other miscellaneous surveying materials are littered throughout the area.
Date: July 1981
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 29, July 1925 - April, 1926

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 325.
Date: 1926
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Topographic Map of Texas and Oklahoma Boundary: Fort Auger Area, Map Number 5 (In Four Sheets)

Description: Map of the Fort Auger area around the Red River showing portions of both Texas and Oklahoma. River depths are marked with relief shown by contour lines. A legal notice at the bottom of the page asserts that the map is accurate, verified by the Supreme Court of the United States. Scale 1:6,000
Date: September 3, 1924
Creator: Geologic Survey (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Texas and Oklahoma Boundary: Fort Augur Area, Map Number 4

Description: Map of the Fort Auger area around the Red River showing portions of both Texas and Oklahoma. Various areas are marked off into numbered segments and there are red lines radiating from specific points on either side of the river. A legal notice at the bottom of the page asserts that the map is accurate, verified by the Supreme Court of the United States. Scale 1:24,000
Date: September 3, 1924
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Texas and Oklahoma Boundary: Big Bend Area, Sheet Number 1

Description: Map of the Big Bend area around the Red River showing portions of both Texas and Oklahoma. Various areas are marked off into numbered segments and there are red lines radiating from specific points on either side of the river. A legal notice at the bottom of the page asserts that the map is accurate, verified by the Supreme Court of the United States. Scale 1:6,000
Date: December 31, 1923
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Engineer's Level-Rod.

Description: Reissued patent for an improvement in engineer's level which introduces a novel manner of marking the scale upon the face of the rod.
Date: April 5, 1881
Creator: Lynch, Michael L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engineer's Level-Rod

Description: Patent for an engineer's level-rod which introduces a peculiar manner of marking the scale upon the face of the rod.
Date: November 30, 1880
Creator: Lynch, Michael L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Charles and Mary Ann Moore, April 8, 1887]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee discusses weather and cold snap that probably killed all the peach blossoms, but apples and garden looks ok. She recommends Mary get her teeth pulled that are bothering her. Abe is in town and Bettie is lonesome. Some geologists had come and visited Abe's gas well. Willie is working as chain carrier for a surveyor. Birdie, Mary and Bessie have learned to knit and Birdie is piecing a quilt. The women made soap and it only took 3 days. Dinkie's chickens are doing well and they sold all their turkeys at Christmas
Date: April 8, 1887
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Telescope

Description: Cylindrical brass box (a) houses sextant (b) and doubles as screw on base. Two part telescope (c) can be attached to sextant by screw (d); engraved: "Troughton & Simms, London"
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Azimuth circle

Description: Azimuth circle made of brass with glass prism which adjusts to desired angle. There are two glass eye pieces and a circular ring of brass with quadrants marked. A bubble level is under the angle finder. It is marked, “No. 5696 K.” PATT. 1950.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Steel survey chain

Description: Steel survey chain with brass handles which are bolted on; there are 4 brass marker tags with 1, 2, 3, and 4 points respectively; the 29 cm long links are ringed together; marked, “50 FT TESTED K&E STEEL NO 12” “KEUFFEL & ESSER CO. NEW YORK 6410”
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum