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[Portrait of Ezra Cramblett]

Description: Printed drawing of Ezra Cramblett, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored shirt. He has a prominent beard that reaches down to his chest.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of James F. Cox]

Description: Portrait of James F. Cox, who was one of the presidents of Abilene Christian University. Visible from the chest up, Cox wears a dark-colored suit and tie with round glasses.
Date: [1911..1912, 1931..1940]
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Vetus Mexico.

Description: Map shows birdseye Venice-like view of Mexico City surrounded by Lake Texcoco. Includes key to points on the map. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1671
Creator: Ogilby, John, 1600-1676
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Engraving of John F. Rowe]

Description: Printed engraving of John F. Rowe, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and bow tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of Jesse P. Sewell]

Description: Portrait of Jesse P. Sewell, who became the president of Abilene Christian College in 1912. Visible from the shoulders up, Sewell wears a dark-colored suit and a grey tie with frame-less glasses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of Jesse P. Sewell]

Description: Portrait of Jesse P. Sewell, who became the president of Abilene Christian College in 1912. Visible from the shoulders up, Sewell wears a dark-colored suit and a grey tie with frame-less glasses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Martin Building Photograph #1]

Description: Illustration of the Martin Building in El Paso, Texas at the corner of Mills Avenue and Stanton Street. The rendering includes vehicles on the streets outside and people on the streetcorners.
Date: unknown
Creator: Connell & Chaffin
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Drawing of Barton W. Stone]

Description: Printed drawing of Barton W. Stone. He is shown from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored overcoat with a cravat.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Portrait of H.C. Darden]

Description: Portrait of Mr. H. C. Darden, the 2nd president of Abilene Christian University. Visible from the shoulders up, Darden wears a dark-colored suit and tie with a pocket watch chain.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[A Mineral Wells Advertisement]

Description: A 1906 seasonal advertisement, compliments Central Texas Realty Association, depicts a young lady (An Art Nouveau goddess?) half-kneeling within a frame that suggests stained glass. She is holding a water jug, from which pours a stream of healing elixir that splashes into the lowermost center of the brochure. Decorative scrolls reminiscent of wrought iron sculpture decorate the advertisement. Stars, both in the advertisement and on the lady's tiara, hint that Mineral Wells is the City of Light. What appears to be a coffee stain shows at the upper left. Someone has penciled "1905" in the upper right corner.
Date: 1906
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Line Drawing of R.W. Officer]

Description: Printed line drawing of R.W. Officer, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark three-piece suit with a string bow tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Drawings of Abilene Christian College Buildings]

Description: Painted renderings of the Abilene Christian College campus on the new site. Chambers Hall, Sewell Auditorium, Girl's Home, Administration Building, President's Home, Bennett Gymnasium, Zona Luce Hall-preparatory, and Boy's Home are each represented.
Date: 193u
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Drawings of Abilene Christian College Buildings on New Site]

Description: Painted renderings of the Abilene Christian College campus on the new site. The collage includes paintings of Chambers Hall, Bennett Gymnasium, Sewell Auditorium, Administration Building, Zona Luce Hall, Girl’s Home, President’s Home, and Boy’s Home.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Drawings of Abilene Christian College Buildings on Old Site]

Description: Painted renderings of the Abilene Christian College campus on the old site on a cardboard backing with a gold-colored rope tied through two holes at the top. The collage includes paintings of Zellner Hall, President’s Home “Shady Dell,” McDonald Hall, Administration Building, Daisy Hall, Dining Hall, and Gymnasium.
Date: unknown
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Clipping drawn at West Point Academy, 1847]

Description: Clipping of a man and woman by a stream. On the back is a handwritten poem and note dated August 15, 1895, stating it was drawn by William A. Nimmo at West Point and sent to C. B. Moore around 1847.
Date: 1847
Creator: Nimmo, William A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Christmas Card from Mettie Rucker, December 1914]

Description: Christmas card from Mettie Rucker. On the front is a picture of mistletoe and a cabin in a snow-covered forest. On the inside is a Christmas poem by H. M. Burnside.
Date: December 1914
Creator: Rucker, Mettie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Time Was in Mineral Wells

Description: The dust cover of "TIME WAS In Mineral Wells... 1975 Edition," considered the first pictorial history of the city, is illustrated here. The book is the product of A.F. Weaver, whose collection of photographs comprises the "A. F. Weaver Collection."
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Portrait of Edgar Lewis Marston]

Description: Drawing of Edgar Lewis Marston, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and a tie.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[The Cradle Roll Certificate of Enrollment]

Description: Certificate of Enrollment for the membership of the Cradle Roll. The certificate is issued to Rosa Louise Dill by Chas Manlou on behalf of the 1st Cumb Presbytn Ch on March 1, 1906.
Date: 1906~
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[A Love Story of Mineral Wells]

Description: This photograph appears to be a fragment of the cover of an advertising booklet that includes the fiction "A Love Story of Mineral Wells", by Mamie Wynn Cox. Her fiction was first published in 1911. Four libraries worldwide claim possession of a copy of it. The complete booklet is available by flipping through the page by selecting "next" above the photographs. The cover shows a lady holding a handful of dominoes, which was probably meant to establish a connection to Mineral Wells, Dominoes once being a popular pastime in the city. The game of 42 (named after the number of points that could be scored in a game) was invented in Garner, seven miles east of Mineral Wells. For readers interested in obtaining a copy of the fiction, the Dewey Number of it is 833; the Library of Congress Call Number is PS 3505.O97
Date: 1915?
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Military pack train in Pinto Canyon, Texas. Picture

Description: Illustrated description of composition and use of pack trains by the military in the Big Bend area of Texas, c. 1916.
Date: 1920
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)