[Map of Army Supply Routes in Big Bend, Texas 1916-1921]

Description

Reproduction of a hand-drawn map showing ranches in Presidio County, Texas with a list of water stops and camp sites on the ranches made available to U. S. Army troops stationed in the Big Bend District between 1916 and 1921.

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1 map ; 35 x 28 cm.

Creation Information

Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981 Creation Date: Unknown.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2006 and was provided by Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend) to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 290 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

The Archives are a department within the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library at Sul Ross State University in Alpine. Services offered include reference assistance, exhibits, reproduction of photos and print materials, and presentations. The Archives' mission focuses on documenting the history of the Trans-Pecos and Big Bend areas, with special emphasis on Brewster, Jeff Davis, and Presidio counties.

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  • Added Title: Army supply routes to border outposts in the upper part of Presidio County of the Big Bend District of Texas 1916-1921. Map
  • Main Title: [Map of Army Supply Routes in Big Bend, Texas 1916-1921]

Description

Reproduction of a hand-drawn map showing ranches in Presidio County, Texas with a list of water stops and camp sites on the ranches made available to U. S. Army troops stationed in the Big Bend District between 1916 and 1921.

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1 map ; 35 x 28 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2006

Rescuing Texas History is a project that aims to digitize at-risk photographs, maps, artwork, and more. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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  • 1916 - 1921

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • April 17, 2006, 12:27 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 25, 2015, 10:54 a.m.

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  • N:30.663746, E:-103.900635, S: 29.238317, W:-105.026733

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981. [Map of Army Supply Routes in Big Bend, Texas 1916-1921], map, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth11954/: accessed February 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend).