Map showing Cattle Trails as used from 1866 to 1895

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Map of the cattle trails throughout Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and Texas, used to travel northward to markets and shipping points. The map also includes state boundaries, major towns, bodies of water, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. No scale indicated.

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1 map ; 42 x 35 cm.

Creation Information

Loveless, A. C. & Potter, Jack 1935.

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  • Main Title: Map showing Cattle Trails as used from 1866 to 1895
  • Added Title: Jack Potter's Map of Cattle Trails

Description

Map of the cattle trails throughout Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, and Texas, used to travel northward to markets and shipping points. The map also includes state boundaries, major towns, bodies of water, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. No scale indicated.

Physical Description

1 map ; 42 x 35 cm.

Notes

Complete title: "Map showing Cattle Trails as used from 1866 to 1895 for driving cattle on to shipping points or when trailing to northern markets to Ogallala and Red Cloud Agency."

Handwritten notes in the lower-right corner: "Presented by the author, Jack Potter, to the Texas Collection Oct. 10, 1935."

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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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  • 1935

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 9:20 a.m.

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  • Jan. 22, 2015, 2:08 p.m.

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Loveless, A. C. & Potter, Jack. Map showing Cattle Trails as used from 1866 to 1895, map, 1935; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493278/: accessed April 21, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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