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[Map showing route of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway]

Description: Hand drawn map showing routes of the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway including Texas counties and cities, rivers and topography of part of Idaho, Montana, North and South Dakotas, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Arkansas. On the back of the map is text in German encouraging German Catholic colonization to Pilot Point.
Date: [1891]
Creator: Rand McNally and Company.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of the South West Railway System. Missouri Pacific Ry., Central Branch U. P. R. R. Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry. Texas and Pacific Ry. St. Louis, Iron Mountn. And Southern Ry. International and Great Northern Ry. And their Connections

Description: The map accompanying the pamphlet, Heimstätten für dos Volk : Vorlesung über Texas ; dessen Clima, Boden, Hülfsquellen und die Art und Weise, wie sie gewonnen und nutzbar gemacht werden können.
Date: 1883
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

History of the German element in Texas from 1820-1850, and historical sketches of the German Texas singers'; league and Houston turnverein from 1853-1913, by Moritz Tiling ...

Description: This volume covers the German Element in Texas, 1820-1850; an historical sketch of the Texas German Singers' League (Texas Staats Saengerbund), 1853-1913; an historical sketch of the Houston Turnverein, 1854-1913; German Day celebrations in Houston, 1889-1910; and an appendices.
Date: 1913
Creator: Tiling, Moritz Philipp Georg
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Kalender der Neu-Braunfelser Zeitung, 1903]

Description: The 1903 calendar from the New Braunfels Zeitung, the local German newspaper. "Kalendar fur 1903"
Date: 1903
Creator: Neu-Braunfelser Zeitung
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Mexico]

Description: The map that accompanies the book, Mexico in den ereignissvollen Jahren 1832 und 1833 und die Reise hin und zurück ... nebst mercantilischen und statistischen Notizen.
Date: 1834
Creator: Becher, Carl Christian
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Marriage certificate in German

Description: German certificate of marriage for Friedrich Wilhelm Hermann Zchappel and Louise Elisabeth Zeiss. The certificate is illustrated with various scenes including a ship, a church, and a family sitting in a garden. It is signed by Ida Zeiss, Alma Amsler, Otto L. Schroeder, and Rudolph Johnke.
Date: November 30, 1892
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Men's German Chorus Ensemble

Description: Photograph of a 26 member men's chorus ensemble and their director posing for the camera outside a Lodge No. 2 in Fort Worth, Texas in 1900. The sign above them says "Teutonia."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Freiheitskampf in Texas im Jahr 1836

Description: Ehrenberg's account of his participation in the Goliad Massacre and the Texas Revolution.
Date: 1844
Creator: Ehrenberg, Herman
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Denkschrift

Description: Broadside that is part of the Portfolio Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas
Date: 1851
Creator: Hermann, Fürst zu Wied
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas

Description: Cover of the portfolio for Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas, which was published by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas.
Date: 1851
Creator: Verein zum Schütze Deutscher Einwanderer in Texas
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Comite-Bericht des Vereines

Description: Pamphlet offering guidance for Germans coming to Texas. Cover title. "Gobann einer Special-Karte uber den vermessenen Theil des Grant-Gebiets des Texas-vereines und einzelnen Planen der von demselben gegrundeten Stadte New-Braunfels, Friedrichsburg und Indianola." Includes, in addition to the Instruction (26 p.), the Comite- Bericht des Vereines zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas (47 p.), 6 maps and two broadsides. Six maps on 3 folded leaves have been removed from this book and are housed in the Special Collections Map Room in Drawers 77/13 and 27/8 with the numbers: 310104, 310105, and 310106.
Date: 1851
Creator: Verein zum Schütze Deutscher Einwanderer in Texas
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Manuscript Map and Deed, German Emigration Company to F. T. Arnold]

Description: Manuscript Map and Deed, German Emigration Company to F. T. Arnold in Comal County. Signed by the Chief Surveyor, H. Wilke, Th. Herzing, and ?, a Trustee of the German Emigration Colony. Has Adelsverein stamp.
Date: 1846
Creator: Adelsverein (Verein zum Schütze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Texas nach den besten Quellen

Description: Map of Texas in the German language. Texas / nach den besten Quellen entw. u. gez. vom Hauptm. Radefeld ; Stich, Druck und Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen. Relief shown by hachures. Shows routes of exploring expeditions and lands apportioned to Indian tribes. Prime meridians: Greenwich, Paris, Ferro, and Washington. In upper left margin: Meyer's Handatlas. In upper right margin: No. 103. Appears in Meyer's Handatlas.
Date: 1846
Creator: Radefeld, Carl Christian Franz
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Da es Ew. . .

Description: Single sheet of text that is part of the portfolio for Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas, which was published by the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas.
Date: 1851
Creator: Comite des Vereines
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas

Description: Pamphlet offering guidance for Germans coming to Texas. The Instruction includes a question and answer section for German immigrants. Cover title. "Gobann einer Special-Karte uber den vermessenen Theil des Grant-Gebiets des Texas-vereines und einzelnen Planen der von demselben gegrundeten Stadte New-Braunfels, Friedrichsburg und Indianola." The portfolio includes, in addition to the Instruction (26 p.), the Comite- Bericht des Vereines zum Schutze deutscher Einwanderer in Texas (47 p.), 6 maps and two broadsides. Six maps on 3 folded leaves have been removed from this book and are housed in the Special Collections Map Room in Drawers 77/13 and 27/8 with the numbers: 310104, 310105, and 310106.
Date: 1851
Creator: Verein zum Schütze Deutscher Einwanderer in Texas
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Neueste Karte von Mexico

Description: Map of the Southwest, including Texas and Mexico. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Upper left margin: Meyers - Handatlas. Upper right margin: No. 66. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris. Includes key to location of Mexican states and Texas. From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.
Date: 1845
Creator: Radefeld, Carl Christian Franz
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library