Territorial Development of the United States

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This map shows the United States including an inset of Alaska in the lower left corner. Colored shading shows different territories and cessions which are also labeled with names and dates including: Mexican Cession 1848, Province of Louisiana French Cession 1803, Texas 1845, North-Western Territory, Spanish Cession 1819, Original Thirteen States, and Russian Cession 1867. Additionally, states are outlined and labeled including dates of statehood (where applicable). A block of text in the upper left describes "Claim of the U.S. to region west of Rocky Mts." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown ... continued below

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 16 x 22 cm.

Creation Information

A. S. Barnes & Co. 1890.

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  • A. S. Barnes & Co.
    Publisher Info: "Copyright, 1890, by A. S. Barnes & Co."
    Place of Publication: [New York]

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Description

This map shows the United States including an inset of Alaska in the lower left corner. Colored shading shows different territories and cessions which are also labeled with names and dates including: Mexican Cession 1848, Province of Louisiana French Cession 1803, Texas 1845, North-Western Territory, Spanish Cession 1819, Original Thirteen States, and Russian Cession 1867. Additionally, states are outlined and labeled including dates of statehood (where applicable). A block of text in the upper left describes "Claim of the U.S. to region west of Rocky Mts." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures).

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 16 x 22 cm.

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From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 127/2 00439
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_972739
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50348

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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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A. S. Barnes & Co. Territorial Development of the United States, map, 1890; [New York]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50348/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.