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Map of Wichita Falls, Texas, 1890

Description: Map of a birds-eye view of Wichita Falls, Texas in 1890. Illustrations of the Courthouse, Grocery Store, School, Bank, and other establishments surround the view of the town's buildings and it's lake.
Date: 1890
Creator: Fowler, Thaddeus Mortimer
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico

Description: Engraved map of the United States of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Major cities are marked and the Mexican states are outlined in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are also marked, with relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:4,752,000 Near the lower-left of the page, there is a table showing distances between cities (Tabla de Distancias) and a table of statistical notes regarding size, population, etc. for each state (Tabla Estadistica). There is also an inset map in the lower-left corner titled "Carta de los Caminos &c. Desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico" (Map of the Roads etc. from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico). The inset has markings for geographic features as well as major roads and separate symbols for capitals, important cities, villages, and haciendas. Scale ca. 1:1,267,200
Date: May 31, 1828
Creator: White, Gallaher & White
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library