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Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

A Map of The Indian Territory, Northern Texas And New Mexico Showing the Great Western Prairies, 1844

Identifier: F800 .G83_1844_map
Scope and Contents A map of Northern Texas & the Plains, from Josiah Gregg's monumental Commerce Of The Prairies, one of the classic accounts of the Transmississippi West and a cornerstone work for studies of the Santa Fe Trail.
Scale: 1:3,000,000 (60 miles to the inch.)
Dates: Publication: 1844

Aaron Burr Writ for Arrest, 1800-10-26.

Identifier: 2014-037
Content Description A framed writ for the arrest of Aaron Burr to recover a debt of $17.09 owed to Harriet Saltonstall and others.
Dates: 1800-10-26

AEF Railway Engineers WWI photo-scrapbook, 1917-1919

Identifier: 2013-022
Scope and Contents The album documents barracks life, rifle range acitivity, the Army Service School, Leavenworth prison, engineer training (road march, bivouac, pontoon bridges, walls, base camps, and locomotives (including some from the Paris-Orleans railway), rolling stock (box cars, flat cars, and tank car gondolas), steam shovels, and trucks (5 ton and ambulances). Post-war images include vehicles, buildings, construction (railroad bridge, river lock, river boat crane, barges, paved roads, etc.).
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Air service mechanics school WWI-era photographs, 1917-1957

Identifier: 2011-003
Scope and Contents Photographic record of the men and their activities at the Air Service Mechanics School, Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas, 1917-1919 in 2 photo ablums plus loose photos and press cutting regarding Williamette National Cemetery. Most photo pages were annotated in white pencil by the owner.
Dates: 1917 - 1957

Akim Trading Company, Ltd. stock certificate, 1914-03-14

Identifier: 1981.008.1
Scope and Contents Certificate for 6 shares of capital stock -- $1,000,000, $25 per share -- of the Akim Trading Company, Ltd. sold to N. S. Simpson, Depew, Oklahoma.Akim Trading Company, Ltd., incorporated under the laws of South Dakota; founded by Alfred Charles Sam, "a shadowy figure in Oklahoma history, inspired the emigratiobn of hundreds of African American Oklahomans back to Africa in the second decade of the 20th century. Those who completed the first journey to Africa endured phyusical and...
Dates: Publication: 1914-03-14

Alfred G. Lawson USS Paulding log, 1917-1919

Identifier: 2010-063
Scope and Contents A WWI sailor log of Alfred George Lawson on the U. S. S. Paulding from 1917-1919, which describes Lawon's experiences on the U. S. destroyer and his daily activities. The U. S. S. Paulding's primary duty was to escort convoys and protect them from German u-boat attacks. Most of the entries are very brief, merely talking about the weather and whether they were in port or at sea. However, others are much more detailed, particularly in the cases where the U. S. S. Paulding sank a submarine or...
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Alice Welford WWI photograph album and military nursing lecture journal, 1911-1918

Identifier: 2010-064
Scope and Contents A personal archive of a WWI military nurse stationed in Gibraltar and Malta during the Great War between 1913 - 1918. Captures a unique view of the fighting in the Mediterranean during such battles as the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 from the perspective of various nursing hospitals in Spain and Malta, but also includes images of soldiers in trenches. 2/3 of the photographs are accompanied by captions including locations, dates, and first or last names of individuals. Included is an image of...
Dates: 1911 - 1918

Alton Conrad Rowe WWI-era postcards, 1918-1919

Identifier: 2009-018
Scope and Contents Consists of 80 postcards, most of which are written by Corporal Alton Conrad Rowe, Jr. (Co. A, 301st Engineers AEF) to family members and to his fiance; mailed from Camp Devens (Massachusetts) as well as various places in France and Germany such as Paris, Coblenz, and Metz.The black & white, tinted, or full-color, postcards are comprised of photographic reproductions, artist's renderings and 2 actual photograph cards.The postcards are addressed as follows: 8...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

An impartiall relation of the late proceedings in the Isle of Wight duringe the stay of the Commissioners with his Ma[jes]tie and since their departure by an eye witnes that feares not to speake truth, 1648

Identifier: DA412-.I47-1648
Content Description Manuscript account of Charles I's meeting with the Commissioners from both Houses of Parliament on Friday, December 24, 1647. Written, in a period hand, from the perspective of one who witnessed the meeting. Although the manuscript says it was printed, it has not been possible to determine if this account ever was so printed.
Dates: 1648