[Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography]

Description

This series of maps are printed on a single sheet with Maps No. 12 (Texas) and No. 14 (Michigan & Wisconsin) on one side and Map No. 13 (Chief Part of the Western States) on the other. All of the maps include major cities, roads, and geographic levels (relief shown with hachures) and have the counties of each state drawn in and labeled. On the map of Texas, there are two insets: in the upper left corner, "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and in the lower left corner, "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City" ... continued below

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 27 x 43 cm., or smaller.

Creation Information

Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) 1858.

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  • S. Augustus Mitchell
    Publisher Info: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868.
    Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • Main Title: [Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography]
  • Added Title: No. 12 Map of the State of Texas: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography
  • Added Title: No. 13 Map of the Chief Part of the Western States Including Western Virginia
  • Added Title: No. 14 Map of the States of Michigan & Wisconsin: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography

Description

This series of maps are printed on a single sheet with Maps No. 12 (Texas) and No. 14 (Michigan & Wisconsin) on one side and Map No. 13 (Chief Part of the Western States) on the other. All of the maps include major cities, roads, and geographic levels (relief shown with hachures) and have the counties of each state drawn in and labeled. On the map of Texas, there are two insets: in the upper left corner, "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and in the lower left corner, "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City" which has a different scale.

Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000] (W 103°--W 93°/N 34° --N 26°).
Scale [ca.1: 3,200,000] (W 93°--W 82°/N 48° --N 42°).
Scale [ca.1: 3,200,000] (W 96° --W 80°/N 43° --N 37°).
Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 27 x 43 cm., or smaller.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858, by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania."

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  • Call Number: 125/8 00036
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_1393953
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50232

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1858

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton). [Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography], map, 1858; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50232/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.