Map of Webb County Metadata

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  • Main Title Map of Webb County


  • Draftsman: Henry, O., 1862-1910
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Authorship is attributed to W.S. [William Sydney] Porter, who later became famous as the short story writer O. Henry. Porter worked as a draftsman at the General Land Office from 1887-1891.


  • Name: Texas. General Land Office.
    Place of Publication: Austin, Texas


  • Creation: 1888-06


  • English


  • Physical Description: 1 ms. map : laminated ; 86 x 71 cm.
  • Content Description: Cadastral map of Webb County, Texas in the South Texas Plains region. Some features are marked in color and some sketched illustrations around the title. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch). Authorship is attributed to W.S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry.


  • Keyword: South Texas Plains
  • Keyword: manuscripts
  • Keyword: counties
  • Keyword: county maps
  • Keyword: surveys
  • Keyword: creeks
  • Keyword: ranches
  • Keyword: towns
  • Keyword: Laredo, Texas
  • Keyword: Palafox, Texas
  • Keyword: forts
  • Keyword: Fort McIntosh
  • Keyword: Eagle Pass Road
  • Keyword: Laredo Road
  • Keyword: mountains
  • Keyword: La Llomada San Pedro Mountain
  • Keyword: Los Dos Hermanos Mountains
  • Keyword: El Almud Mountain
  • Keyword: rivers
  • Keyword: Grande del Norte River
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas -- Maps.
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Geography and Maps
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Webb County (Tex.) -- Maps, Manuscript.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Henry, O., 1862-1910.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Texas. General Land Office.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Webb County
  • Time Period: tex-fron
  • Time Period: tex-land


  • Other: Historic County Maps at the Texas General Land Office


  • Preferred Citation: Map of Webb County, W. S. Porter, draftsman, June 1888. #4218. Texas General Land Office, Austin.


  • Name: GLO Historic County Maps
    Code: GLOHCM
  • Name: O. Henry Project
    Code: OHENRY


  • Name: Texas General Land Office
    Code: GLO


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: pd

Resource Type

  • Map


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: GLO_4128
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth89053