Map of Briscoe County

Description

Blue line print of survey map of Briscoe County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).

Physical Description

1 map : photocopy ; 38 x 33 cm.

Creation Information

Walker 1902.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 184 times , with 11 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Draftsman

  • Walker Traced Feb 1902 by (Walker).

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Publisher

  • General Land Office
    Publisher Info: [Austin, Tex.] : The Office, 1902.
    Place of Publication: Austin, Texas

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Titles

  • Main Title: Map of Briscoe County
  • Added Title: Briscoe County

Description

Blue line print of survey map of Briscoe County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, and towns. Scale [ca. 1:177,778] (4000 varas to 3/4 of an inch).

Physical Description

1 map : photocopy ; 38 x 33 cm.

Notes

"This map is a duplicate of the Land Office Map at Austin, and does not show scrap land surveys or resurveys."

Similar map published in Maps of All Texas Counties, (Tulsa: Wolf and Bennett, c/o American Royalty Petroleum Company).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002028214
  • Accession or Local Control No: 2.A.24
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493669

Collections

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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

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Creation Date

  • 1902

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 8:47 a.m.

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  • Jan. 14, 2015, 9:26 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Walker. Map of Briscoe County, map, 1902; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493669/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.