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Ring of Fire

Description: Front cover of the fall 2012 issue of The Hexagon, which features an image of the "ring of fire" that occurred during the annular eclipse on May 20, 2012. The photograph was taken in Brownfield, Texas a few minutes before sunset. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and details about the cover photograph.
Date: Autumn 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

[Letter from Henry S. Moore to Charles B. Moore, September 25, 1885]

Description: This letter is from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Henry S. Moore to his brother Charles. The letter is a four page letter.In the letter,on the first and second pages, Henry updates Charles on community news and it includes: an aside concerning the letters he has received from Charles, health updates of family and friends, details on the lack of news from Hunt County, a discussion about Vick's invitation, a discussion about a trip made by friends, a dialogue about Sam's white corn, news on the death of Kite and a subsequent discussion about the animal's fate in the afterlife, update on the eclipse viewing Henry held with friends on the night of the twenty-third as well as an aside about an astronomical publication he subscribed for, a discussion about Sabina's, the Moore's, and Henry's stopped clocks, and details about an ordered book written by General Grant. In the third and forth pages of the letter, Henry details updates on the happenings in McKinney and the news includes: news about the cool weather and the amount of rain in Charles' tank, an aside about cotton, a discussion about Joe Johnson, news about an extension, a dialogue about Dago's hospitality, details about Lily's time at the barber, a brief about Sam's intention to sow wheat and his need for help to gather corn at present, news about Cope White and McLean's dilemma and how McLean is at present, weather update with temperature and humidity readings, a dialogue about George Long's desire to sell out, and an aside about Vanter's agricultural endeavors. No envelope is included with this letter.
Date: September 25, 1885
Creator: Moore, Henry S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections


Description: Encyclopedia article entry in the Encyclopedia of Time: Science, Philosophy, Theology, and Culture by H. James Birx. This encyclopedia article discusses eclipses.
Date: 2009
Creator: O'Toole, Erin
Partner: UNT Libraries