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[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

[Map illustrating Diary of a Journey from the Mississippi to the Coasts of the Pacific with a United States Government Expedition]

Description: "Mollhausen was the artist and topographer accompanying the party led by Lieutenant Amiel Weeks Whipple in the Pacific Railroad Survey Explorations of the thiry-fifth parallel in 1853"--Wagner-Camp. The party travelled from Fort Smith to Pueblo de los Angeles in 1853-54, making their way through the Panhandle of Texas. This is the map that accompanies the two volume book set, Diary of a journey from the Mississippi to the coasts of the Pacific with a United States government expedition.
Date: 1858
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

[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

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

[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

Neueste Karte von Mexico

Description: Map of Mexico. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris. Includes key to location of Mexican states and Texas. Upper left margin: Meyers - Grosser Zeitungs - Atlas. Upper right margin: No. 65. From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.
Date: 1850
Creator: Radefeld, Carl Christian Franz
Item Type: Map
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

[Plat of Lands in the Northern Portion of San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Plat of Lands in the Northern Portion of San Antonio surrounding the Public Square, bounded on the west by San Pedro Creek and on the South and East by the upper Labor Ditch. The city surrounds the Public Square, bounded on the west by San Pedro Creek and on the South and East by the upper Labor Ditch.
Date: October 12, 1875
Creator: Freisleben, Gustave
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

Turnverein Clubhouse and Grounds, Houston, Texas

Description: Color postcard depicting the Turnverein Clubhouse and grounds in Houston, Texas. Park benches and a gazebo sit outside the buildings of the clubhouse. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello! Little Girl, After many adventures I arrived here. It is a beautiful place. But have been sleepy most of the time. Write me little girl, Maude" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla. Postmark is from Houston, Texas on Jul 15, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes