Texas Heritage, Volume 19, Number 1, Winter 2001 Page: 13
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maps followed not only general standards of In his published 1830 map, Austin fulfilled
cartography for the conveyance of graphic his dream to "add to the fund of geographic
information, but they also publicized the knowledge of Mexican territory, and make
economic opportunities in the colony. known our beloved Texas...."
Today, it is clear to see Austin's maps as
revealing the art and science of the period, Katherine Goodwin is cartographic archivist,
the culture of the people who settled the Special Collections Division, The University of
region, and the adventure of colonization. Texas at Arlington Libraries, Arlington, Texas.
For more information about the maps of
Stephen F. Austin and other important maps
of Texas, see:
Barker, Eugene C. "Journal of Stephen F.
Austin on His First Trip to Texas, 1821" in
Quarterly of the Texas State Historical
Association VII (April 1904).
Castaneda, Carlos E. and Early Martin Jr.,
"Three Manuscript Maps of Texas by
Stephen F. Austin." Austin, 1930.
Jackson, Jack. "Shooting the Sun:
Cartographic Results of Military Activities
in Texas, 1689-1829." [Austin:] Book Club
of Texas, 1998.
Martin, James C. and Robert Sidney Martin.
"Maps of Texas and the Southwest," 15131900.
Albuquerque: Published for the
Amon Carter Museum by the University of
New Mexico Press, 1984.
Martin, Robert S. "Maps of an Empresario:
Austin's Contribution to the Cartography
of Texas" in Southwestern Historical
Quarterly 85 (April 1982).
Waldseemiller, Martin. Tabula Terra Nova, 1523.
Courtesy of the Virginia Garrett Cartographic
History Library, Special Collections Division, The
UTA Libraries, Arlington, Texas.
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