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Glass Axe

Description: Clear glass axe or hatchet, made at the Libbey Glass Company display as a souvenir of the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition. One side of blade with relief inscription "World's Fair / 1983"; other side of blade with relief portrait of George Washington, and inscription "The Father Of His Country". Handle with relief inscription near base: "Libbey Glass Co / Toledo, Ohio."
Date: 1896
Creator: Libbey Glass Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

The Federal Reporter. Volume 57 Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Courts of Appeals and Circuit and District Courts of the United States. October-December, 1893.

Description: The Federal Reporter contains the text of decisions and commentary regarding cases tried in circuit and district courts throughout the United States. The opinions printed in the volumes include both written statements and oral comments transcribed for publication. Index of cases starts on page ix.
Date: 1894
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Federal Reporter. Volume 53 Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Courts of Appeals and Circuit and District Courts of the United States. January-April, 1893.

Description: The Federal Reporter contains the text of decisions and commentary regarding cases tried in circuit and district courts throughout the United States. The opinions printed in the volumes include both written statements and oral comments transcribed for publication. Index of cases starts on page vii.
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Federal Reporter. Volume 56 Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Courts of Appeals and Circuit and District Courts of the United States. July-October, 1893.

Description: The Federal Reporter contains the text of decisions and commentary regarding cases tried in circuit and district courts throughout the United States. The opinions printed in the volumes include both written statements and oral comments transcribed for publication. Index of cases starts on page vii.
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Federal Reporter. Volume 54 Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Courts of Appeals and Circuit and District Courts of the United States. April-May, 1893.

Description: The Federal Reporter contains the text of decisions and commentary regarding cases tried in circuit and district courts throughout the United States. The opinions printed in the volumes include both written statements and oral comments transcribed for publication. Index of cases starts on page vii.
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Federal Reporter. Volume 55 Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Courts of Appeals and Circuit and District Courts of the United States. May-July, 1893.

Description: The Federal Reporter contains the text of decisions and commentary regarding cases tried in circuit and district courts throughout the United States. The opinions printed in the volumes include both written statements and oral comments transcribed for publication. Index of cases starts on page vii.
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Wedding Shoes

Description: Wedding shoes of off-white or champagne satin. The shoes have rounded toes, and no ornamentation. The medium-high heel is set under, is rounded at back and sides and curved at front, tapers to center and then swells to base, and is covered with matching satin; it has the same natural brown colored leather on the heel's cap and on the soles of the shoes. Stamped inside both shoes: "2 D13583"
Date: 1893/1895
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Experiment Station Record, Volume 7, 1895-1896

Description: Volume provides abstracts of agricultural experiments conducted during the year. Also includes statistics, convention reports, bulletins, and bibliographies. Name and subject indexes start on page 999.
Date: 1897
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Blank Subscription]

Description: Note written by Charles B. Moore discussing his life and how the boycott affected his work as a millwright and how he finds more freedom as a farmer with the help of his wife and daughter. Other side of the page is an order form for a book: The Cyclopedic Review of Current History, to be published in 1893.
Date: 1893
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from R. L. Landers to Charles B. Moore, March 3, 1891]

Description: Letter from R. L. Landers to Charles More in which Mr. Laners lists their mutual friends and reports on who is still living and who is deceased. He discusses his own family and their recent baby. He also writes about the scarcity of game "down on Sabina['s] old place." Mr. Landers served as the sheriff and later as a Justice of the Peace in Arkansas. He states that he wished he had joined Charles Moore in Texas. The weather, crop production and price, and sale of hogs and cattle are detailed.
Date: March 3, 1893
Creator: Landers, R. L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, March 10,1893]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet detailed Birdie and her grandmother's shared birthday celebration. The letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore gave details on the health of several members of the family; the weather; the cost of crops; and the cutting of carpet rags. Included is a note saying that pieces of Birdie's dresses would be included. The smaller pieces are from Birdie's dress and the larger piece from a dress for Dinkie.
Date: March 10, 1893
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Mite

Description: The 1st printing of The Mite was produced in 1891, and was at the time the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. This 2nd printing was produced in 1893, and a third printing was done in 1896. The text, a collection of facts and information, is supplemented with various illustrations. In 1896, Salmin of Padova, Italy, printed their Galileo A Madama Christina Di Lorena, which supplanted The Mite as the smallest book in the world printed with movable type. It may still, however, be the smallest book printed in England with movable type.
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections

N. W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual: containing a Catalogue of American Newspapers, a List of All Newspapers of the United States and Canada, 1893-1894, Volume 1

Description: American Newspaper Annual contains lists of newspaper publications (listed by counties) with census information, natural features and chief products. Continued in Volume 2. Additional information includes how to obtain an estimate, table of abbreviations, and class publications. Index to Advertisements begins on page 1473, in Volume 2.
Date: 1893
Creator: N. W. Ayer & Son
Partner: UNT Libraries

N. W. Ayer & Son's American Newspaper Annual: containing a Catalogue of American Newspapers, a List of All Newspapers of the United States and Canada, 1893-1894, Volume 2

Description: American Newspaper Annual contains lists of newspaper publications (listed by counties) with census information, natural features and chief products. Continued from Volume 1. Additional information includes how to obtain an estimate, table of abbreviations, and class publications. Index to Advertisements begins on page 1473.
Date: 1893
Creator: N. W. Ayer & Son
Partner: UNT Libraries

Wedding Slippers

Description: Pair of wedding slippers of off-white kid leather. The shoes are designed with a slightly pointed toe, rounded at tip, with large off-white satin rosette at vamp. Modified Louis or Cuban heel. Size 3B
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Personal Notebook]

Description: A notebook containing loose-leaf pages with handwritten text that includes a discussions of American politics and the value of gold and silver as a standard for currency, duties on imported goods, and religion. It also includes at least partial letters to friends from Charles Moore, copies of letters from friends, and some practice in shorthand. There is a cover with an illustration of a fisherman steering a boat on the front, and it says "Pilot."
Date: 1892~
Creator: [Moore, Charles B.]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Federal Reporter. Volume 52: Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Courts of Appeals and Circuit and District Courts of the United States. November, 1892-January, 1893.

Description: The Federal Reporter contains the text of decisions and commentary regarding cases tried in circuit and district courts throughout the United States. The opinions printed in the volumes include both written statements and oral comments transcribed for publication. Index of cases starts on page xi.
Date: 1893
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Federal Reporter. Volume 58 Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Courts of Appeals and Circuit and District Courts of the United States. December, 1893-February, 1894.

Description: The Federal Reporter contains the text of decisions and commentary regarding cases tried in circuit and district courts throughout the United States. The opinions printed in the volumes include both written statements and oral comments transcribed for publication. Index of cases starts on page vii.
Date: 1894
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department