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Map of the Country Upon Upper Red-River, Explored in 1852

Description: Topographic map of a portion of the Red River in Texas. Some additional geographic features are noted as well as territories held by various Native American tribes. Relief is shown by hachures.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Army.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of Texas and part of New Mexico / compiled in the Bureau of Topographl. Engrs. Chiefly for military purposes.

Description: Relief shown by hachures. "Information on this map furnished by Wm. E. Young, C.E., and compiled under the direction of Maj. D.C. Houston, Chief Engr. Dept. of the Gulf." Prime meridian: Greenwich. Includes list of authorities, coordinates of selected locations, and descriptive notes on various rivers.
Date: 1857
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reports of the Secretary of War, with reconnaissances of routes from San Antonio to El Paso, by Brevet Lt. Col. J. E. Johnston; Lieutenant W. F. Smith; Lieutenant F. T. Bryan; Lieutenant N. H. Michler; and Captain S. G. French, of Q'rmaster's Dep't. Also, the report of Capt. R. B. Marcy's route from Fort Smith to Santa Fe; and the report of Lieut. J. H. Simpson of an expedition into Navajo country; and the report of Lieutenant W. H. C. Whiting's reconnaissances of the western frontier of Texas. July 24, 1850. Ordered to be printed.

Description: 1 map shows routes from San Antonio to El Paso in 1849. Includes rivers and some topographical features. 1 map shows the route pursued in 1849 by US Troops in an expedition against the Navajo Indians in New Mexico in the area near Santa Fe.
Date: July 24, 1850
Creator: United States. Congress (31st, 1st session : 1849-1850)
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas.

Description: Hand drawn map showing counties, cities, roads, rivers and creeks in Texas circa 1893.
Date: [1893]
Creator: Wm. M. Bradley & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Reminiscences of reconstruction in Texas ; and, Reminiscences of Texas and Texans fifty years ago

Description: The author's personal recollections of the Reconstruction in Texas. The work is "intended to be illustrative of the conditions existing in Texas, the customs, feelings, and sentiments of the people, that came under the obersvation of the author at that time; and in addition some short sketches of the judges that occupied the bench and the lawyers that practiced in the Third and Thirteenth Judicial Districts fifty years ago, with a few short sketches of some early settlers, clerical and lay"
Date: 1902
Creator: Wood, William D.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Guide to Texas emigrants

Description: A promotional guide enticing settlers to come to Texas.
Date: 1835
Creator: Woodman, David, Jr.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Denton Texas & Lake Dallas, Denton County.

Description: Hand-colored. Scale: approximately 3/4 miles to the inch. Shows roads and located camps in vicinity of Lake Dallas.
Date: 1940
Creator: Wright, Sena Mounts
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Industrial and agricultural map of Denton County / map drawn by Sena Mounts Wright ; drawings by Clydene Oliver : holograph, [1940?]

Description: Hand drawn simple map of the industrial and agricultural resources of Denton county, Texas, in about 1940. Illustrated with drawings. Includes list of acreage of leading crops, and the numbers of business in 7 industries. Cities, towns, rivers, creeks, roads and railways included.
Date: c. 1940
Creator: Wright, Sena Mounts
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Houston, a history and guide

Description: This book contains information about Houston including: Houston's history, Houston's economic interests, and interesting things to see and do while visiting Houston.
Date: 1942
Creator: Writers' Program (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Hispania nova

Description: Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro.
Date: 1597
Creator: Wytfliet, Cornille
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

San Jacinto battle-ground

Description: From: History of Texas from its first settlement in 1685 to its joining the United States on December 29, 1845 / H. Yoakum.
Date: 1856
Creator: Yoakum, H. K.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Map of the State of Texas in 1852]

Description: Map of the state of Texas in 1852, it shows the eastern towns and the geographical features in the western portions of the state. It is engraved to illustrate Mitchell's school and family geography - engraved by J.H. Young. Inset: Map of the vicinity of Galveston City.
Date: 1852
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mexico / Young & Delleker, sc.

Description: Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1824
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Map of the state of Texas / from the latest authorities by J.H. Young ; J.L. Hazzard, sc.

Description: Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Inset: Map of the vicinity of Galveston City. Includes text on railroads in Texas, El Llano Estacado, the Rio Grande, the Grand Indian Crossing, and the population of Texas according to the census of 1850. "25".
Date: 1856
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries