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AC247_CROSBY_HOTEL_GUEST_REGISTERTHE TYRRELL HISTORICAL LIBRARY AC -247 Crosby Hotel Guest Register, 1901 DESCRIPTION The Crosby House, located at Orleans and Crockett streets, was built in 1879 and named after I.T. Crosby, who worked for the Texas and New Orleans Railroad. The Crosby House became the Crosby Hotel and was a popular destination during the Spindletop oil boom. The Crosby Hotel was remodeled a number of times including in 1903 and 1930. It was torn down in 1977. This small collection contains the Crosby Hotel's guest register from October 12, 1901 to December 13, 1901. The register includes the name of the guest, the city and state of their residence, the time they arrived, and room number. In addition this collection contains a color postcard of the Crosby Hotel, a Certificate for Share of Capital Stock for The Gold Eagle Oil Company of Texas, a photograph of men in a horse carriage, and blank forms.