Matagorda Bay system : Gulf and mainland shoreline changes 1856 through 1957, Colorado River area, Texas.

Matagorda Bay system : Gulf and mainland shoreline changes 1856 through 1957, Colorado River area, Texas.

Date: 1974
Creator: Scranton, Dan F.
Description: Map shows islands, channels, bayous, water bodies, Colorado River delta, and location of city of Matagorda. Includes overview of map section relative to the entire Matagorda Bay System, explanation, and fluctuation graphs. Scale [1:24,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Chronicle of the Times (Matagorda, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 44, Ed. 1 Monday, January 28, 1856

Chronicle of the Times (Matagorda, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 44, Ed. 1 Monday, January 28, 1856

Date: January 28, 1856
Creator: unknown
Description: Weekly newspaper from Matagorda, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with some advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Chronicle of the Times (Matagorda, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 21, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 6, 1858

Chronicle of the Times (Matagorda, Tex.), Vol. 3, No. 21, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 6, 1858

Date: March 6, 1858
Creator: unknown
Description: Weekly newspaper from Matagorda, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with some advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Matagorda Bay system : Gulf and mainland shoreline changes 1856 through 1957, Lavaca Bay south area, Texas.

Matagorda Bay system : Gulf and mainland shoreline changes 1856 through 1957, Lavaca Bay south area, Texas.

Date: 1974
Creator: Scranton, Dan F.
Description: Map shows comparative areas of land loss and accumulation along the shoreline in the Lavaca Bay area. Includes "explanation" and inset of the area mapped relative to the entire Matagorda Bay System. Scale 1:24,000.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Preliminary coast chart no. 107, Oyster Bay to Matagorda Bay, Texas : From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the coast of the United States

Preliminary coast chart no. 107, Oyster Bay to Matagorda Bay, Texas : From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the coast of the United States

Date: 1858
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Description: Map shows outline of Texas coastline from Oyster Bay to Matagorda Bay with soundings. Includes: "Note," "Tides," and "Remarks." Relief shown by soundings and depictions. Scale [1:80,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Coast chart no. 107 : Matagorda Bay, Texas [Sheet 2].

Coast chart no. 107 : Matagorda Bay, Texas [Sheet 2].

Date: 1872
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Description: Map shows late nineteenth century coastal features and lakes at Matagorda Bay, Texas. Includes Cavallo Pass, Lavaca Bay, and information on lighthouses, tides, soundings, and bottom types. Inset: "Head of Lavaca Bay." Scale [1:80,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
United States Coast Survey : Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 55.

United States Coast Survey : Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 55.

Date: 1855
Creator: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Description: Map shows Texas coast from the mouth of the Sabine River to northern tip of unlabeled Matagorda Island; Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, Matagorda Bay, towns used for triangulation, and areas of completed mapping by sheet number and date. Inset: "Mouth of the Rio Grande. Sub-sketch showing the progress of the Survey of Rio Grande and vicinity 1853 & 1854." Includes legend. Scale [ca. 1:600,000] and [ca. 1: 400,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library