Colonists' and emigrants' route to Texas.

Description:

Map shows pictorial representation of Texas cities, towns, and military posts in European fashion [as if built on a hill]; roads, railroads, steam ship lines into Galveston, "International Overland Route," and rivers; not to scale. Insets: [Map of the eastern half of the United States] and "Pictures of Productions on the International & Great Northern Railroad." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Creator(s): Rand McNally and Company
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: [1878]  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Usage:
Total Uses: 140
Past 30 days: 2
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Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Rand, McNally
Place of Publication: Chicago
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1878]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Era
The Cattle Boom, 1865-1890
Date
1878  
Description:

Map shows pictorial representation of Texas cities, towns, and military posts in European fashion [as if built on a hill]; roads, railroads, steam ship lines into Galveston, "International Overland Route," and rivers; not to scale. Insets: [Map of the eastern half of the United States] and "Pictures of Productions on the International & Great Northern Railroad." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Note:

UT - Arlington copy is stamped "Texas & Arkansas Maps, Guides, Land Circulars...Henry H. Hannan, Land and Emigration Agent..."

Note:

On verso: Twelve panels of text, descriptive text, advertisements, and timetables with illustrations titled "Episcopal Church, Palestine," "Buffalo Bayou Bridge, at Houston-I.&G.N.R.R.," "Trinity River Bridge-Brazos Division, International & Great Northern R.R.," "[Immigrants Home] at Palestine, Tex.," and "Austin, Tex."

Physical Description:

1 map ; 37 x 45 cm. on sheet 39 x 63 cm.

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Alternate Title: Panel title: Short line to Texas is via the I & G.N.R.R
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 90-328
  • OCLC: 761874406 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth252111
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image