25 Matching Results

Search Results

Map to illustrate the Civil War.

Description: Map shows state boundaries, military posts, major cities, and notable physical features. Inset: "North Eastern Virginia." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:9,216,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from Julia A. Barr to the Moore family, December 3, 1888]

Description: This item is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Julia A. Barr, Henry and Charles Moore's cousin. In the letter, Julia updates the Moore family on the happenings in Jerseyville, Illinois and the news includes: a dialogue about meeting cousin George Wilson in Eureka Springs, Arkansas while on a trip there, a discussion about the people that accompanied here on the trip and how long she stayed, details concerning the people she meet in Eureka Springs, a conversation about Seella, her two children, and Polly, a dialogue about their helper who was discharged over a year ago and how they are getting along without him, an update on the bountiful crops and how good rain has made it possible for people to get out of debt, a discussion about "Aunt" Sally Smith and Uncle Abner's family, a dialogue about Sottie Knaff's daughter, details about the Goodrich family, an aside about the town of Jerseyville, a dialogue about Mrs. O. P. Powell's children, a discussion about Wilson Cross and Ida Barr Cross, details about Fannie and her love for entertaining, updates on family, a dialogue about Barr's California trip and the places they stopped at along the way, details about the trip and the cities and sites Barr saw in California, a discussion about the trip back home to Illinois and details about their stop in Salt Lake City, an aside on how lovely the topography was from Salt Lake to Denver, a discussion on her return home, and a dialogue about recent plans. She closes the letter by asking how Linnet was doing, asks the Moore family to write soon, and sends her love to all. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: December 3, 1888
Creator: Barr, Julia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1887 (1).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Station mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1887
Creator: Enright, David & Vilas, William F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century railroads, counties, cities, towns, military posts, swamps, lakes and rivers in Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,670,000].
Date: 1883
Creator: Fisk & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Central States and States of the Great Plains, Southern Division.

Description: This map shows the southern U.S. states and surrounding areas including Texas, Oklahoma (still labeled "Indian Territory"), Arkansas, and Louisiana. Each state is colored and has major cities, rivers, and geographic features marked (relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the International, Texas Pacific, Atlanta & Pacific, and Southern Pacific rail routes as of 1887 are marked and labeled on the map. The back of the map contains illustrated text with information and review questions about Arkansas and Louisiana. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1887
Creator: Harper & Brothers
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map showing the land grants of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern and Little Rock & Fort Smith Railways in Arkansas

Description: Map shows the counties and land grants of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern, and Little Rock & Fort Smith Railways in Arkansas during the late nineteenth century. Includes descriptive text. Scale not given.
Date: [1885..1895]
Creator: Iron Mountain Railway. Land Department.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States of North America (central sheet).

Description: Map shows major cities and towns, water sources, military posts, railroads, and major roads for states of North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Texas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana, the Indian Territory, and portions of Woming, Colorado, and New Mexico; an outlined area in center of Indian Territory as "Oklahoma" and panhandle as public lands. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:6,047,811].
Date: [1889, 1891]
Creator: Johnston, Alexander Keith, 1804-1871
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 3, 1885]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles B. Moore. In the letter, Henry informs Charles of news from Collin Co. and it includes: the letter sent to Sam with a turnip seed in it, a family friend's haul of corn, the construction of the reaper shelter per Charles' advice, Betty Thornhill and Neal Moore's visit, the unexpected visit of Jim Nelms, Solomon's trip to Hunt Co. and details that he has not returned yet, the plowing of Osbourne's millet patch, the condition of his turnip plants due to the dry weather, Neal's reading ability and how he has been passing the time, Henry's discovery of a new star and details on how he has passed on that information to verify the discovery, Nelm's religious affiliation, the killing of a wild cat, political commentary on the prohibition party, and updates on weather, friends, and community. The envelope is included with the letter. It was sent to Charles when he was in Gallatin, Tennessee visiting kin.
Date: September 3, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico (1).

Description: Map of U.S. Mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1884
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Gresham, Walter Q.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico (2).]

Description: Map of U.S. Mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1884
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Gresham, Walter Q.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico 1881 (1).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1881
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Key, D. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico (3).]

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1884
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Gresham, Walter Q.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico (4).]

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1884
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Gresham, Walter Q.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America [Sheet 5]

Description: Map shows cities, railroads, roads, military posts, areas of Native American habitation for south central United States and "Indian Territory." Includes names and dates for expeditionary routes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:3,700,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the lower Mississippi, Gulf and frontier Pacific railroad and its proposed connections, from Galveston, New Orleans, Vicksburg and Memphis via El Paso, across the territories to the California coast cities.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century rail routes and proposed rail routes across the Gulf Coast and Southwestern United States. Includes "Table of Distances." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1880?
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Missouri Pacific Railway system.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century routes of the Missouri Pacific Railway through Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas, and parts of Texas, Nebraska, and Illinois. Scale not given.
Date: 1887
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1889 (1).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1889
Creator: Roeser, C., Jr. & Wanamaker, John
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Travis Winham to C. B. Moore, September 25, 1882]

Description: Travis left Sherman with Miss Dora and dropped her off with her family. He took the train to visit Bettie Emerson, who was in Eurkea Springs, Arkansas. He is amazed at how big Fort Worth is. He met up with Charley Moore, whose family was in town. He was very thankful for Charley being kind and courteous. He then went to Dallas and between Fort Worth and Dallas he believes that Dallas will be The City in north east Texas. While waiting at the depot he met George Wilson. Mr Hubbard arrived with Debra Collins and Jack's daughters entertained her. Travis thinks Jack is lucky with his family. He met Uncle Sam Moore and all of his children. He called on Bettie Henry several times. He did not see much of Tom Benton. He thanks Charles and Henry Moore and George Wilson, for their hospitality. He hopes to send love to everyone and thanks for the wonderful time he had.
Date: September 25, 1882
Creator: Winham, Travis
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico 1881 (3).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1881
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1887 (5).

Description: Map of the U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Indian Territory, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. two times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued office. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1887
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library