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Memories of Martha Elizabeth Gibson Anglin

Description: A transcript of a 1963 oral history with Martha Elizabeth Anglin (née Gibson), recalling her childhood in Alabama, her family's move to Texas in 1895, and her marriage and life on a farm in Commerce, Texas. Footnotes are provided to add context to the narrative.
Date: 1887/1963
Creator: Anglin, Michael W.; Anglin, Reba; Barnett, Robert & Barnett, Patricia
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas D. Owings, February 12, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Thomas D. Owings, on February 12, 1836, discussing the legitimacy of an offer of 800 acres of land and a bounty put forth by Sam Houston, and the offer of the ladies of Nashville, Tenn. to outfit a regiment.
Date: February 12, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, February 24, 1836]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, Branch T. Archer, and William H. Wharton, on February 24, 1836, discussing the engraving of treasury notes for the Republic of Texas.
Date: February 24, 1836
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.; Archer, Branch T. & Wharton, William H.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Jar.

Description: Patent for a jar for thick semi-liquids such as mustard, which has a discharge spout in the side that allows the contents to be used without taking off the lid of the jar.
Date: August 17, 1909
Creator: Barr, George T., Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Transcript of Letter from Peter Elias Bean to Antonio Elozua, October 22, 1830]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Peter Elias Bean to Antonio Elozua, on October 22, 1830. Bean has discovered that the government is paying Indians to move west of the Mississippi River, and he wonders if the Indians will attempt to retake their lands in Texas.
Date: October 22, 1830
Creator: Bean, Peter Elias
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Oral History Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, August 25, 1999

Description: Interview with Clarabelle Barton Snodgrass, vice-chair of the Kerr County Historical Commission from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Snodgrass talks about growing up on a primitive ranch, struggling to survive during the Depression, meeting and marrying her husband, their family, their involvement with music, and her efforts to preserve the history of Kerr County. She also briefly discusses the honors and awards her volunteer work has earned her. Pages 2-13 include a written statement by Miles Abernathy Lowrence, Clarabelle's maternal great-uncle.
Date: September 25, 1999
Creator: Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Clarabelle
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Rail-Splice.

Description: Patent for a rail splice that joins the ends of railway tracks to one another to prevent spreading of the tracks and is easily taken on and off for repair work.
Date: July 16, 1907
Creator: Bonner, Benjamin B. & Bonner, Thomas W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from J. W. Bounds to Charles B. Moore, February 22, 1900]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written to Charles B. Moore from J. W. Bounds. In this letter, Bounds informs Moore of the goings-on in Nashville, TN. The news includes: a discussion about Washington's birthday, details about his Christmas vacations and Lila Franklin, a dialogue about the smallpox outbreak in his area, details not to tell his parents about his close encounter with smallpox, a discussion about graduating, and a weather update. He closes the letter by sending his regard to all of the Moore family. The envelope is included with the letter.
Date: February 22, 1900
Creator: Bounds, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Anna Boyd and H. S. Moore to C. B. Moore, September 16, 1893]

Description: Anna Boyd writes that Will's twins are in school and the new baby always wants to be outside. The school district is putting a suspension foot bridge for the children to cross on. He hoped they enjoyed themselves and wanted to go with them to visit family. John has only one son to help him farm and Will has two, but they are still too young. H. S. Moore writes that John will finish gathering corn, and he lifted a sheep out of mud. He mentions the clouds and that Anna Boyd's letter is included in the envelope. He also says that Priest has improved a little.
Date: {1893-09-16,1893-09-21}
Creator: Boyd, Anna & Moore, H. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Flyer for Bray Brothers Store]

Description: Flyer announcing a new location for the Bray Brothers dry goods store in McKinney, Texas. There is a handwritten note on the back which appears to be a philosophical discussion of freedom and liberties, starting with observations about wild mustangs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bray Brothers
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Scrapbook for The Experience, 1981-1984]

Description: Scrapbook containing color photographs, letters, name tags, stickers, brochures, invitations, and tickets in relation to "The Experience" and its' participants. John Logan Briggs Jr. is the creator of "The Experience," a self-discovery workshop for the LGBT community. The scrapbook also documents social gatherings of those who participated and coordinated "The Experience."
Date: [1981..1984]
Creator: Briggs, John Logan, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Scrapbook of John Briggs personal life and travel, 1987-1989]

Description: Scrapbook documenting the travels of John Logan Briggs Jr. between 1987 and 1989, including color photographs, tickets, business cards, clippings, stickers, and other records of travel throughout the U.S. John Logan Briggs Jr. is the creator of "The Experience," a self-discovery workshop for the LGBT community. This scrapbook also documents his time spent with friends and family.
Date: [1987..1989]
Creator: Briggs, John Logan, Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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