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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

San Antonio 1896 -Title Page

Description: Sanborn map title page for San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas.
Date: 1896
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Ahavath Sholom Minutes]

Description: Handwritten list of the thirty one members of the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in 1895 in Fort Worth, Texas. The front of the document lists the members of the congregation, and the back of the document lists the officers. When the list was created, Ahavath Sholom was the only synagogue in Fort Worth.
Date: October 6, 1895
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Yiddish Minutes]

Description: Handwritten minutes for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in Fort Worth, Texas. The minutes are written in Yiddish, the native tongue of the members. The minutes discuss a legal dispute with a "chazzan," or a prayer leader who sued the congregation.
Date: October 6, 1895
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Yiddish Minutes]

Description: Handwritten minutes for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in Fort Worth, Texas. The minutes are written in Yiddish, the native tongue of the members. The document discusses the Sabbath morning services for the congregation.
Date: January 12, 1896
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[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

[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

[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

[Program for the Annual Masquerade Ball, April 19, 1895]

Description: Program for the Masquerade Ball put on by the Waco Fire Department. It was held in the Blue Room at City Hall. This program lists all the dances and music to be played as well as the committees.
Date: April 1895
Creator: Drake, J. M.
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

[Resolution Regarding the Death of Harris Kempner]

Description: Statement drafted on letterhead for "Camp Magruder, U. C. V. , No. 105" outlining the resolutions to be adopted by the Texas division of the United Confederate Veterans to honor the service of Harris Kempner upon his death (April 13, 1894), and to convey condolences to his family.
Date: May 9, 1894
Creator: United Confederate Veterans. Texas Division.
Partner: Rosenberg Library

[Check from J. F. Newman to Sam Myres, December 1, 1899]

Description: Check made out to S. D. Myres for four dollars and twenty cents on an S. D. Myres company check. It is signed by J. F Newman under the auspices of Thomas Trammell & Co., Bankers, Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: December 1, 1899
Creator: Newman, J. F.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Check from J. F. Newman to Sam Myres, August 1, 1899]

Description: Check made out to S. D. Myres for thirty-four dollars and twenty cents on an S. D. Myres company check. It is signed by J. F Newman under the auspices of Thomas Trammell & Co., Bankers, Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: August 1, 1899
Creator: Newman, J. F.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Check from J. F. Newman to Sam Myres, June 2, 1899]

Description: Check made out to S. D. Myres for six dollars and forty cents on an S. D. Myres company check. It is signed by J. F Newman under the auspices of Thomas Trammell & Co., Bankers, Sweetwater, Texas.
Date: June 2, 1899
Creator: Newman, J. F.
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Field Notes of a Survey

Description: Survey report about land in Atascosa County, Texas, for A. M. Avant. The report describes the results of a survey of land situated on the waters of Metah Creek, a tributary of La Parita River, about 12 miles southeast of Pleasanton, Texas.
Date: February 28, 1896
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Letter From A. Oppenheimer to A. M. Avant]

Description: Letter to A. M. Avant from A. Oppenheimer concerning a transfer of money. Attached to the letter is a notary public form.
Date: 1897-07-6
Creator: Oppenheimer, A.
Partner: Marfa Public Library