Map of Wichita Falls, Texas, 1890

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Map of a birds-eye view of Wichita Falls, Texas in 1890. Illustrations of the Courthouse, Grocery Store, School, Bank, and other establishments surround the view of the town's buildings and it's lake.

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Toned lithograph bird's-eye view on paper: 74 x 55 cm.

Creation Information

Fowler, Thaddeus Mortimer 1890.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and one other and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 947 times , with 22 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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University of Texas at Arlington Library

The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries contributes a large collection of maps, photographs, books, and letters to several collections, including German Immigration to Texas, Humanities Texas Grant, and Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures. They also provide select items for the Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary collection.

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Description

Map of a birds-eye view of Wichita Falls, Texas in 1890. Illustrations of the Courthouse, Grocery Store, School, Bank, and other establishments surround the view of the town's buildings and it's lake.

Physical Description

Toned lithograph bird's-eye view on paper: 74 x 55 cm.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

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  • 1890

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  • Nov. 14, 2008, 5:59 p.m.

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  • April 20, 2016, 12:35 p.m.

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Fowler, Thaddeus Mortimer. Map of Wichita Falls, Texas, 1890, map, 1890; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41370/: accessed December 2, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.