Seige of the Alamo Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Seige of the Alamo

Date

  • Creation: 1938?

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Map of the zone fire between Mexican batteries and the Alamo, showing the San Antonio River, various locations of attach, streets, trees, and places where bodies were burned. Distances to various cities are given. Some twentieth century features of the city are superimposed. No scale indicated.
  • Physical Description: 1 map ; 27 x 37 cm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Alamo (San Antonio, Tex.) -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas -- History -- Revolution, 1835-1836 -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Bexar County (Tex.) -- Maps.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Geography and Maps
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Landmarks - Alamo

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Bexar County
  • Time Period: tex-rev

Collection

  • Name: Abilene Library Consortium
    Code: ABCM
  • Name: Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection
    Code: JWWMC

Institution

  • Name: Hardin-Simmons University Library
    Code: HSUL

Resource Type

  • Map

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002109048
  • Accession or Local Control No: 13.A.2
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493168

Note

  • Display Note: Label in lower-left corner of map: "Zone of fire between Mexican batteries and the Alamo."
  • Display Note: Upper-right corner: "Terrain comprised in the zone of fire of the Mexican batteries toward the fortress of the Alamo, with their locations, and the radius of fire of the batteries within assault, March 6, 1836."
  • Display Note: Upper-right corner: "Full lines, original streets and buildings. Dotted lines, later streets and buildings. A Alamo, B Court House, C City Hall, D San Fernando Catholic Cathedral."
  • Display Note: On verso: "Land of Britain. (1) The South Country. The North Downs run westward from Kent into Surrey, where rolling farmland such as this, [...] hills, downs and gorse-covered commons gradually merge into southern outskirts of the great city [...]."