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The Journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the City of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the Buffalo Plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska

Description: Compilation of translated texts describing the explorations of Coronado and his companions as they traveled in Central American and parts of present-day United States, with some supplementary historical notes for context.
Date: 1922
Creator: Winship, George Parker, 1871-1952
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas

Description: This map shows the state of Texas with the counties labeled. Additionally, the map shows bodies of water and geographic levels (relief shown with hachures). There are two insets: "Map of Northern Texas" in the upper left corner and "Vicinity of Galveston" in the lower left. Some bordering regions are shown around the state. The back of the map is text which has exercises for a "Map of Nebraska, Kansas, and Dacotah" which is on an unincluded page. The questions relate to the major cities, bodies of water, and natural resources of each of the territories.
Date: 187u
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from Record Clerk C. W. Wilson to Dallas, Texas Bureau of Identification Superintendent D. E. Walsh - 12/08/1933]

Description: Letter from C. W. Wilson, record clerk of the Kansas State Penitentiary to D. E. Walsh, Superintendent of the Identification Bureau in Dallas, Texas letting him know about a photograph and bulletin of Harvey Bailey that he is enclosing within the letter.
Date: December 8, 1933
Creator: Wilson, C. W.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Fighting Men of the Indian Wars: A Biographical Encyclopedia of the Mountain Men, Soldiers, Cowboys, and Pioneers Who Took Up Arms During America's Westward Expansion

Description: This book "is a compendium of America's Indian Wars and the mountain men, soldiers, cowboys and pioneers who took part in them" (dust-jacket). It includes information about all the major American Indian battles, the lives of notable men who fought in the battles, and the combat techniques employed. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 1991
Creator: O'Neal, Bill
Partner: Panola College

[Elizabeth Simpson Cooper Memoir]

Description: Photocopy of Elizabeth Simpson Cooper's memoir about her childhood in Virginia and later her time in Kansas after moving westward with her family. In the text of her memoir, she describes her school days in Virginia, church, Cooper family history, "Bleeding Kansas" (the period of conflict over deciding if Kansas would be a free or a slave state), and the Civil War in Kansas as well as her personal encounters with Native Americans in Kansas.
Date: 1931-02-24/1932
Creator: Cooper, Elizabeth Simpson, 1840-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Stock-Car

Description: Patent for an improvement on patent no. 326,591 so as "to enable a series of troughs in a stock-car to be extended toward and withdrawn 'from a position in line with the heads of the stock simultaneously; second, to provide for a vibrating water-trough a self-folding end support; third, to provide a car-door for the entrance of the stock which is capable of being folded and will unfold to close the door-opening in line with the inner surface of the car; fourth, to provide a sliding rear support for a folding car-door when closed; fifth, to enable the vibrating stall-partitions to be released from a horizontally-retained position from either side of the car; sixth, to enable one exterior end portion of a stock-car to be folded in line with the end hay-racks; seventh, to combine a folding exterior end portion of a car with the interior hay-rack" (lines 18-36).
Date: January 6, 1891
Creator: Stoner, Jacob B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Notification of Allowance, August 25, 1908]

Description: Notification of allowance from the Treasury department, office of the Auditor for the War department, to Mrs. Loriette C. Redway. This notification states that Mrs. Redway will receive $4.26 as a settlement from the Internal Revenue Service.
Date: August 25, 1908
Creator: Office of Auditor for the War Department
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Notice of duplicate issue, September 14, 1900]

Description: Notice of duplicate issue of pension certificate for Loriette C. Redway. The duplicate certificate was issued September 14, 1900 and sent to the United States pension agent in Topeka. From the agent in Topeka, the duplicate certificate would be transferred to Mrs. Redway.
Date: September 14, 1900
Creator: United States. Pension Bureau.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections