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[Newspaper clipping about Mrs. J. Fisher]

Description: Newspaper clipping that shows "Mrs. J. Fisher "Sister Babe" Leake, Franklin's newest Nonagenarian" as the caption under the photo reads. She is an older woman wearing a black dress and standing behind a large, nicely decorated white cake. Both of her hands are resting on the edge of the table behind the cake. Old Object Term: Newspaper
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Col. Nicholas Copeland letter to Martin Bridgman, April 25, 1835]

Description: 1835 letter of Col. Nicholas Copeland to his son-in-law Martin Bridgman of Arkansas, enticing him to move to Texas. The letter discusses the price of land and cattle, as well as the profitability of crops such as cotton and corn. Copeland adds a note for Harry Currin, a free African-American, stating that Texas is a safe place to settle. His land grant (settlement & fortification) described in the letter was 25 miles west of the Trinity River just before crossing the Navasota River. This letter was written at Robbins' Ferry on the Old San Antonio Road at the crossing of the Trinity River (letters went east from there to be carried & put in the US mail system).
Date: April 25, 1835
Creator: Copeland, Nicholas
Partner: Other

Inventory of the county archives of Texas : Robertson County, no. 198

Description: Inventory of the records of Robertson County housed in the Robertson County Courthouse as of 1937. Begins with a historical sketch of the county along with a governmental organization chart and information on the housing, care, and accessibility of the records. Describes the records of the County Commissioners Court, County Clerk as Recorder, District Court, County Court, Justices of the Peace, County Attorney, Sheriff, Constables, Tax Assessor-Collector, Board of Equalization, County Treasurer, County Board of School Trustees, County School Superintendent, County Health Officer, County Surveyor, Public Weighers, Board of Land Commissioners (Defunct), Inspector of Hides and Animals (Defunct), and Coroner (Defunct). Includes a bibliography as well as chronological and subject and entry indexes.
Date: March 1941
Creator: Historical Records Survey. Texas.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Merchandise Tokens]

Description: Two of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." Only one side of the first coin is included and says, "Not Transferable, Good for 25 [cents] in Merchandise Only as the store of Steiner & Dallmeyer, Burton, Texas." The second coin says, "Good for 10 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Paul Schultz Bank, New Baden, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Portrait of Mary Thomason Foster and Joseph Ancell Foster]

Description: Photograph of Mary Thomason Foster and Joseph Ancell Foster. Mr. Foster is seated and holding a newspaper while Mrs. Foster stands behind him. There are two columns in the background. J.A. Foster was the son of Hary Ancell Foster and Martha Davis Foster and M.T. Foster was the daughter of Judge James Monroe Thomason and Louise Harrison Thomason. This was taken on the porch of the Foster home in Calvert.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.

Description: This book gives an overview of the twelve Blackland Counties of Texas in alphabetical order. For each county, a brief description of the geographic and agricultural characteristics is given as well as statistics on population and county income. Additionally, a geological description of the Black Prairie Region gives more specific aspects of the area and the soil compositions and a final chapter discusses the property market of the area.
Date: 1895
Creator: Crawford, Wilbur F. & [Moore, Monta J.]
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of Robertson County

Description: Cadastral map of Robertson County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region. Some boundaries and notes are marked in color; several features are noted including the center of the county. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 1863
Creator: Thielepape, George J.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 85, July 1981 - April, 1982

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 477.
Date: 1981/1982
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 104, July 2000 - April, 2001

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 651.
Date: 2001
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 91, July 1987 - April, 1988

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 583.
Date: 1987/1988
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 57, July 1953 - April, 1954

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 539.
Date: 1954
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963

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 615.
Date: 1963
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Bryan West Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1980
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mumford Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1988
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Goodwill Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1988
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Dunn Creek Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1980
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department