Colonists' and emigrants' route to Texas.

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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.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Rand McNally and Company 1878.

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  • Main Title: Colonists' and emigrants' route to Texas.
  • Alternate Title: Panel title: Short line to Texas is via the I & G.N.R.R

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.

Physical Description

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

Notes

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

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."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1878

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  • Sept. 7, 2012, 1:35 p.m.

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  • July 8, 2015, 6:41 p.m.

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Rand McNally and Company. Colonists' and emigrants' route to Texas., map, 1878; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252111/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.