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[Two Documents Relating to Land Tracts and Sales]

Description: Two documents related to separate tracts of land, one is a drawing of a piece of land belonging to George Bigford and the other is a promissory note from George L. Leigh to Joseph Heimen. On the back of the map there is a note describing the location and borders of the land belonging to Bigford. The promissory note states that George promises "to pay to the order of Joseph Heimen, Six Hundred Dollars at Comfort, Texas with 9% interest...from date until paid." This note "is given for the part purchase money for 320 acres of land situated in Kerr County."
Date: October 13, 1890
Creator: Leigh, George L.
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Land Grant Certificate Presented to George L. Leigh, October 25, 1890]

Description: Land grant certificate presented to George L. Leigh and signed by the governor of Texas, L. S. Ross. This grant to George, his heirs or assigns "forever Three Hundred and Twenty (320) acres of land." The rest of the certificate references the specified land and details the perimeter and borders of it in terms of longitude and latitude degrees as well as compass directions.
Date: October 25, 1890
Partner: Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library

[Funeral Notice for Aubry Klinkman]

Description: Funeral notice for Aubry Klinkman, the two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klinkman, with information about the funeral and burial locations.
Date: October 24, 1896
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Waco Female College Letterhead]

Description: Letterhead from Waco Female College with notes about various expenses including tuition, stamps, and paper. A note at the top of the paper indicates that it is for Miss Ovie Searcy.
Date: May 23, 1891
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Program for Second Anniversary Ball of Waco Central Labor Council]

Description: Program for the Second Anniversary Ball of Waco Central Labor Council, a horseshoe and yellow flowers decorating the cover. Inside is a list of dances in order, and committee members are noted on the back cover.
Date: April 11, 1898
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Genealogy by Blanche Perry #2]

Description: Unbound compiled genealogy of various branches of the families related to Blanche Perry with various transcribed documents about several key family members. Also included are a copy of the funeral program for Blanche Perry, and obituaries of James Dewitt Garrett, Hattie Garrett Rivers, and Mrs. J. W. Rivers.
Date: 1895/1990
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Genealogy by Blanche Perry]

Description: Unbound compiled genealogy of various branches of the families related to Blanche Perry with various transcribed documents about several key family members. Also included are a copy of the funeral program for Blanche Perry, and obituaries of James Dewitt Garrett, Hattie Garrett Rivers, and Mrs. J. W. Rivers.
Date: 1895/1990
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Binder]

Description: Black, two-ring binder originally containing the religious essays by Blanche Perry.
Date: [1895..1990]
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Blanche Perry Essays]

Description: Collection of essays written by Blanche Perry on various religious topics. Partial contents include "The Face of Jesus -- The Son of God," "Curse of Ham," "The Song of Solomon," "The Children of Bethel," "Jeshurun or Jesurun."
Date: 1895/1990
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Confederate_Veteran_Ledger_Large

Description: A ledger assembled between 1892-1895 containing a list of Confederate Veterans in the Abilene-Taylor County area of West Texas. The first pages list name, rank, current age at time of membership, company regiment, service date, brigade, army, whether wounded and whether a prisoner or not, place of birth, and name of the state where the individual enlisted. Notes of service include such information as "Was captured on British Steamer" or "Paroled at Vicksburg." The minutes in this ledger are dated May 2, 1895.
Date: 1892/1895
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Legal Document Dividing Estate of B.E. Harris]

Description: Legal document dividing the estate of B.E. Harris into five equal lots or shares, including a description of the properties contained in each share.
Date: 1897~
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Birth Certificate of Annie Maude Aycock]

Description: Birth certificate of Annie Maude Aycock, containing information about her birth and her parents.
Date: June 4, 1899
Creator: Texas State Department of Health. Bureau of Vital Statistics
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Transfer of Title Between D.B. Corley and K.K. Legett]

Description: Legal document written by D.B. Corley concerning a transfer of rights to two books, "Lives of the Twelve Apostles" and "A Visit to Uncle Tom's Cabin," and two patents, No. 492143 and No. 495252.
Date: August 23, 1894
Creator: Corley, D. B.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Birth Certificate of Annie Maude Aycock]

Description: Birth certificate of Annie Maude Aycock, containing information about her birth and her parents.
Date: June 4, 1899
Creator: Texas State Department of Health. Bureau of Vital Statistics
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Speech delivered by President Chilton

Description: Manuscript speech written by President Chilton and delivered to commemorate the opening of the Texas State Normal College and Teachers Training Institute in Denton, Texas. Page 2 of the speech is missing.
Date: September 16, 1890
Creator: Chilton, Joshua Crittenden
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Nettie Williams North Texas Normal College diploma]

Description: Diploma from North Texas Normal College certifying that Nettie Williams has completed the necessary coursework in English to achieve certification. At the top of the document is an illustration of the Normal Building, which was the only school building at the time. At the bottom of the diploma it is embossed with the North Texas Normal College seal. The Certificate is signed by President of Faculty Menter Bradley Terrill, President of Trustees William A. Ponder, President of the Board of Regents Colonel Thomas Walter Abney, Secretary of Faculty J.A. Sanders, Secretary of the Board of Trustees H. F. Schweer, and the Secretary of the Board of Regents Honorable Alvin Clark Owsley.
Date: June 3, 1897
Creator: North Texas Normal College
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Funeral Notice for Jennie Beville]

Description: Funeral notice for Jennie Beville. It reads: "Funeral Notice. DIED - Tuesday Morning at 12:30, February 7, 1893, Mrs. Jennie Beville, Wife of Dr. A. A. Beville. The friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the family residence, to-day, [Tuesday] at 3 o'clock. Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rev. H. M. Whaling officiating."
Date: February 1893
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis