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[Copy of Land Sale Documents]

Description: Copy of multiple documents for the sale of John and Sara Emberson's land. First document contains the Embersons' statement and the land sold to Charles B. Moore. Second document contains an affidavit for the Embersons' sale of land.
Date: March 1857
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Maxwell family]

Description: Photograph of the Maxwell family, standing in front of the old Drye homestead in Pilot Point, Texas. The back of the photo reads: "The Drye homestead, built 1867 west of Pilot Point, called String Town then. Picture of Maxwell family, now residents of Fair View community, taken 1885."
Date: 1885
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A funeral in the Denton square]

Description: Copy negative of of the funeral procession for Judge W. J. Austin in the Denton square. Signs that can be seen in the background: C. M. Greenlee, H. J. Howell Jeweler, Walden & Cobb Furniture and Coffins, and Opera House.
Date: September 8, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A funeral in the Denton square]

Description: Copy negative of of the funeral procession for Judge W. J. Austin in the Denton square. Signs that can be seen in the background: C. M. Greenlee, H. J. Howell Jeweler, Walden & Cobb Furniture and Coffins, and Opera House.
Date: September 8, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A funeral in the Denton square]

Description: Copy negative of of the funeral procession for Judge W. J. Austin in the Denton square. Signs that can be seen in the background: C. M. Greenlee, H. J. Howell Jeweler, Walden & Cobb Furniture and Coffins, and Opera House.
Date: September 8, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A funeral in the Denton square]

Description: Copy negative of of the funeral procession for Judge W. J. Austin in the Denton square. Signs that can be seen in the background: C. M. Greenlee, H. J. Howell Jeweler, Walden & Cobb Furniture and Coffins, and Opera House.
Date: September 8, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A funeral in the Denton square]

Description: Copy negative of of the funeral procession for Judge W. J. Austin in the Denton square. Signs that can be seen in the background: C. M. Greenlee, H. J. Howell Jeweler, Walden & Cobb Furniture and Coffins, and Opera House.
Date: September 8, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A funeral on the Denton square]

Description: Copy negative of the funeral procession for Judge W. J. Austin on the Denton square. Signs that can be seen in the background: C. M. Greenlee, H. J. Howell Jeweler, Walden & Cobb Furniture and Coffins, and Opera House.
Date: September 8, 1888
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of J.C. Chilton, 2]

Description: Photograph of President Joshua Crittenden Chilton (1852-1896). J.C. Chilton was the first president of the University of North Texas (then known as Texas Normal College and Teachers Training Institute). He served as president from 1890-1893.
Date: 1890
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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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

[North Texas Normal College first graduating class]

Description: Card-mounted photograph of the first graduating class of North Texas Normal College taken in 1891. Each of the 15 men pictured in the photograph is labeled with a number and named by first and middle initials and last name on the back of the photograph. Of the men pictured, 3 (J.H. Alexander, S.W. LaFavor, and J.A. McKinney) are identified as "Creek Indian," and J.A. Sanders is identified as a professor. The back of the photograph also reads “This picture property of J.V. McReynolds 1251 East Morphy St. Fort Worth Texas, Class 1891"
Date: 1891
Creator: McReynolds, John Virgil
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Students standing on the steps of the Normal Building]

Description: Photograph of students posing on the steps of the Normal Building. Built in 1891, the Normal Building was the first building built on the North Texas Normal College campus, on what is now the corner of Oak and Avenue B. In 1907, the building was struck by lightning and destroyed. The photograph shows the front entrance stairs of the building, with two women and a man seated on the ground in front, and a group of 46 men and women standing on the stairs. Photograph taken between 1891 and 1907.
Date: [1891..1907]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Menter B. Terrill 1894-1901 name plate]

Description: Photograph of a name plate for Menter B. Terrill 1894-1901 glued to a piece of paper. The name "Davis" is also visible on the paper. Menter B. Terrill was President of North Texas Normal College and North Texas State Normal College from 1894-1901.
Date: 1894/1901
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[North Texas Normal College student body May 1895]

Description: Photograph of the May 1895 North Texas Normal College student body. Handwritten notation on the left margin with an arrow pointing to "M.B. Terrill" and a handwritten notation on the right margin with an arrow pointing to "Mrs. M.B. Terrill." There is a handwritten notation on the bottom left hand corner stating "R=Miss Ruby Terrill" followed by partially illegible "Dean of [illegible] U. of T. (1931)." The letter "R" is written on a student in the bottom left hand corner identifying her as Miss Ruby Terrill.
Date: May 1895
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[North Texas Normal College student body May 1895]

Description: Photograph of the May 1895 North Texas Normal College student body. Handwritten notation on the left margin with an arrow pointing to "M.B. Terrill" and a handwritten notation on the right margin with an arrow pointing to "Mrs. M.B. Terrill." There is a handwritten notation on the bottom left hand corner stating "R=Miss Ruby Terrill" followed by partially illegible "Dean of [illegible] U. of T. (1931)." The letter "R" is written on a student in the bottom left hand corner identifying her as Miss Ruby Terrill.
Date: May 1895
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[North Texas Normal College student body May 1895]

Description: Photograph of the May 1895 North Texas Normal College student body. Handwritten notation on the left margin with an arrow pointing to "M.B. Terrill" and a handwritten notation on the right margin with an arrow pointing to "Mrs. M.B. Terrill." There is a handwritten notation on the bottom left hand corner stating "R=Miss Ruby Terrill" followed by partially illegible "Dean of [illegible] U. of T. (1931)." The letter "R" is written on a student in the bottom left hand corner identifying her as Miss Ruby Terrill. There is a large white "X" across the photograph.
Date: May 1895
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Students and faculty, Spring 1896, North Texas Normal College]

Description: Photograph of students, faculty, and others posed along the south side of the Normal Building, North Texas Normal College, Spring 1896. The 69 men and women are seated or standing outside, while 11(?) are hanging out of or looking out of windows in the background. Photographic print mounted on card backing. Handwritten notes on reverse: "Mrs. Will M. Smith Frisco Tex. Spring of 1896", "312" and "Class 1896". The group is posed against the Normal Building, constructed in 1891 as the first permanent building on the NT campus. It stood until being struck by lightning in 1907, when it burned to the ground.
Date: Spring 1896
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Students and Faculty in front of the Normal Building]

Description: Photograph of students and faculty of the North Texas Normal College, 1891-98. Men, women, and children are seated and standing before the front entrance of the Normal Building, some on the steps, and some in the window looking out. The first and second men seated at far left are tentatively identified as (1) Jesse A. Sanders, Treasurer, and instructor of mathematics and bookkeeping, and (2) Menter B. Terrill, President, and instructor of Pedagogy, Psychology, Ethics and Logic. Photographic print mounted on card backing. Handwritten notation at lower right of mount: "The School Group about May 1897 or '98". Reverse of mount with offset image from another photograph, and handwritten note "Class 1897 or 1898". The Normal Building was constructed in 1891 as the first permanent building on the NT campus, and served until 1907 when it was struck by lightning and burned.
Date: 1897/1898
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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