A Literary Map of Texas

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Map of a selection of Texas authors and book titles, scattered across a map of the state. Illustrations of traditional Texana motifs, such as a roadrunner, a yucca, and a longhorn, have also been adapted from This Bitterly Beautiful Land (Lowman) and included.

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1 map : blue and red ; 57 x 64 cm.

Creation Information

Hudgins, Lois A.; Brown, Kenneth; Whitehead, Barbara & Holman, William R. 1976.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and was provided by the Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 4483 times, with 459 in the last month. More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Hardin-Simmons University Library

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Description

Map of a selection of Texas authors and book titles, scattered across a map of the state. Illustrations of traditional Texana motifs, such as a roadrunner, a yucca, and a longhorn, have also been adapted from This Bitterly Beautiful Land (Lowman) and included.

Physical Description

1 map : blue and red ; 57 x 64 cm.

Notes

"Illustrations adapted from This Bitterly Beautiful Land." Lowman, Al, ed. This Bitterly Beautiful Land. Austin: Roger Beacham, 1972.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002110053
  • Accession or Local Control No: 15.C.10
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth492916

Collections

This map is part of the following collections of related materials.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

Historic topographic maps of locations in Texas and surrounding states. The detailed maps include precise locations of roads, waterways, structures and more.

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  • 1976

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 13, 2014, 4:30 p.m.

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  • Jan. 29, 2015, 2:20 p.m.

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Hudgins, Lois A.; Brown, Kenneth; Whitehead, Barbara & Holman, William R. A Literary Map of Texas, map, 1976; Dallas, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth492916/: accessed May 16, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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