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 ...

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 16 x 22 cm.

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A. S. Barnes & Co. 1890.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 344 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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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.

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1 map : col. ; 16 x 22 cm.

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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

This map collection contains more than 5,000 maps. While containing maps of all parts of the world, it emphasizes the Gulf Coast region and the Greater Southwest. It includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers. Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

A. S. Barnes & Co. Territorial Development of the United States, map, 1890; [New York]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50348/: accessed March 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.