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[Confirmation Certificate]

Description: Certificate from a confirmation ceremony in 1891 written in Danish. An illustrated image of Jesus Christ holding the Eucharist is at the very top of the document. Below this is both printed and written text listing Martin Skjoldborg Kristiansen's name, who was presumably the person in the confirmation. Pastor S. H. Madsen's signature is at the bottom of the document. Flanking the portion of the text on the right and left sides are illustrated images of two angels inside circular motifs that are emerging from foliage. The very bottom of the document has one final illustration: an open book accompanied by a cross and chalice, also inside a circular motif, and flanked on either side by foliage. Accompanying information indicates that Martin was a "brother to Anne Marie Christiansen who is Doyle Schaer's grandmother - married to Peter Blasuis Nielsen."
Date: January 2, 1891
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Receipt for $60.80 for a cement walkway, March 2, 1891]

Description: Receipt for $60.80 for a cement walkway purchased by Mr. L. Huth, Sr. from G. G. Braden. Signed G. G. Braden on March 2, 1891 in San Antonio and marked as paid in full.
Date: March 2, 1891
Creator: Braden, G. G.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Texas Normal College, Student Recital]

Description: Invitation to a student recital given by pupils of Mrs. E. F. McKissack of Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas. The recital was held Monday, April 13, 1891.
Date: 1891-04-13~
Creator: Texas Normal College, Conservatory of Music
Partner: Denton Public Library

[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

1891. Announcement of Closing Exercises of Texas Normal College

Description: Announcement and invitation to the closing exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas in 1891. The closing exercises include a musicale by students of the Department of Music on June 17, exercises by the Scientific Class on June 18, and annual commencement and presentation of diplomas on June 19.
Date: 1891-06-10~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

Commencement Concert, Texas Normal College

Description: Program for the commencement concert at Texas Normal College on June 17, 1891. The program includes the order of services and the titles, creators, and performers of musical pieces.
Date: 1891-06-17?
Creator: Texas Normal College, Conservatory of Music
Partner: Denton Public Library

Closing Exercises, Junior Scientifics, Texas Normal College

Description: Program of the closing exercises for Junior Scientifics at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas on June 18, 1891. The program includes the titles, creators, and performers of musical and poetic pieces.
Date: 1891-06-18~
Creator: Texas Normal College
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Money Receipt, July 23, 1891]

Description: Money Receipt received from C. B. Moore and valued at $175.00. It was addressed to J. K. Dodd in Pauls Valley. The back of the document lists the services available fro Wells, Fargo & Co's Express.
Date: July 23, 1891
Creator: Lewis, W. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis]

Description: Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis. Died Aug. 3, 1891. Black card with gold edging and writing. Top, center sparrow holding a card that reads: "In Loving Remembrance of". Underneath bird, Holy Bible with "Capt. W. K. Davis, Died Aug. 3, 1891" written on front. Foliage in background. Bottom, center unraveled scroll reads: "Tis hard to break the tender cord, When love has bound the heart, Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words, Must we forever part? Dearest loved one we have laid thee, In the peaceful grave's embrace, But thy memory will be cherished Till we see thy heavenly face."
Date: August 3, 1891
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Envelope addressed to C. B. Moore]

Description: Envelope addressed to Charles B. Moore in Melissa, Texas. It is post marked August 20, 1891. A note in the lower left hand corner says that it is from R. B. Vanter.
Date: August 20, 1891
Creator: Vanter, R. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Exchange National Bank Pay to Sheriff Callahan

Description: Check from Exchange National Bank to Sheriff Callahan for 4.50 dollars on September 27, 1892. A note below the amount says, "to cover cost in work case." The check is signed by "Jagoe & Ponder." In 1892, W. A. Ponder was Vice President of the Exchange National Bank. There are two signatures on the back of the check for J. M. Jones and Sheriff Callahan.
Date: September 27, 1891
Creator: Exchange National Bank
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exchange National Bank Pay to Denton Mill

Description: Check from Exchange National Bank to Denton Mill & Co. for 8.34 dollars on October 22, 1891. The note above the amount says, "for J. W. Jagoe wheat account." The check is signed by Jagoe & Ponder. In 1892, W. A. Ponder was Vice President of the Exchange National Bank.
Date: October 22, 1891
Partner: Denton Public Library

The Children's Entertainment

Description: Small card listing items in a program to entertain children in Marfa, Texas on November 20, 1891. Included are songs, tableaux, drills, and a minuet.
Date: November 1891
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks, December 3 1891]

Description: Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks in the amount of fourteen dollars and ninety-six cents for the year 1891. R.W. Boyce (240 acres) and Isaac Morris (91 acres) were the original grantees. This document is signed by collector B.W. Morris.
Date: December 3, 1891
Creator: Morris, B.W.
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Promissory note for Milton Parks, December 18 1891]

Description: Promissory note for Milton Parks. The document is dated December 18, 1891. The document notes a payment of eighty dollars to be paid by Milton Parks two years from the document date.
Date: December 18, 1891
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Freight Receipt, December 12, 1891]

Description: Freight receipt made out to C. B. Moore for one box valued at $5.50 and sent to J. K Dodd in Pauls Valley, Indian Territory.
Date: December 30, 1891
Creator: Graves, G. H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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