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Portrait of Man and Woman

Description: Copy negative of Jim Berry, seated and Pearl Berry standing with her left hand on his shoulder. He is wearing a dark suit and white bow tie. She is wearing a white dress with large sleeves and a high collar. Written below the photograph is, "Jim & Pearl Berry" and printed is, "George, Photographer, Albany, Texas".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior Building

Description: Copy photograph of a two-storey stone ranch house. Posts for a fence surround the house, but there are no slats between the posts. Text at bottom reads, "The old Ward Ranch house near Fort Griffin."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Howard Merry, D. M. Mathews, and V. C. Perini, Jr. at Matthews Ranch

Description: Copy negative of a picture of men thought to be Howard Merry, D. M. Mathews, V. C. Perini, Jr., and Judge J. R. Mathews standing outside at the Mathews Ranch. Howard Merry is holding a large piece of paper. In handwriting, above the man on the left's head is written "?Bud?" under the second man is written "Howard Merry," under the third man is written "Judge, J. R. Mathews," and at the bottom of the photograph is written, "Mathews Ranch, 729 Throckmorton Co Texas," with more that is cut off.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Shackelford County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Shackelford County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, railroads, and blocks of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1879
Creator: Gast, August
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Abilene, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing towns, roads, bodies of water, and borders, with relief shown by contours (interval 100 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:250,000
Date: 1954
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Location Info:
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Shackelford County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Shackelford County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil tentatively identifying a point on Phantom Hill - Belknap Road from an 1854 map. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Giles, J. Bascom; Blucher & McDonald
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Shackleford County, Texas

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Shackelford County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, railroads and blocks of land. A diagram of a section is included in the upper-right corner. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil to label specific tracts of land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1870
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Haskell County, Young Land District

Description: Cadastral map of Haskell County and the Young surveying district, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: July 20, 1859
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
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Map of Asylum Lands

Description: Survey map of land grants for "blind and lunatic asylums" in Shackelford, Jones, Taylor, and Calhoun Counties, showing blocks of land and plat numbers. The map also includes rives, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:70,000] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1857
Creator: Creuzbaur, Robert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Family on Hillside; Men by Car in Country

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The top picture is of William Morris and the Morris family posing in a large field in Grayson County, Texas. The bottom picture is of Gazzie and Art Morris standing by the back of a car in front of a mountain near Albany, Texas.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Personal Narrative about Western Frontier Days]

Description: Personal narrative written by an unknown author describing what life was life for cattle drivers and buffalo hunters in the days of the western frontier, focusing on the area of Fort Griffin. Penciled notes and corrections are written throughout, and the phrase, "To be recopied" is written at the top of the first page.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Drawing: Fort Griffin in 1876]

Description: Drawing of a trail leading up a hill towards a fort with a flag raised at the top. A rider on horseback is drawn speeding up the trail, coming from a town drawn at the bottom. Text at the bottom reads, "Fort Griffin in 1876".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library