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Asher & Adams' Texas.

Description: Does not show western Texas beyond 7 miles west of San Antonio. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. "55-56."
Date: 1871
Creator: Asher
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Audience de Mexico

Description: Map of Mexico and surrounding areas. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro.
Date: 1657
Creator: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Bexar County.

Description: Map of Bexar County showing the division of property with labels to show land owners.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Big Bend of Texas.

Description: This book contains numerous photographs of the Big Bend area with descriptions. Featured photographs include images from Fort Stockton, Marfa, Capote Canyon, Alpine, Marathon, Fort Davis, Presidio, and others.
Date: [1920]
Creator: Albertype Co.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Biographical Encyclopedia of Texas

Description: This book is a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book has various content including: the pioneer days of Texas, Texas' transition from a Mexican state to being part of the United States, and the wars that Texas citizens took part in.
Date: 1880
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cabeza de Vaca ; La Salle.

Description: Brief narratives of Cabeza de Vaca and La Salle, respectively.
Date: 1901
Creator: Littlejohn, E. G.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Callahan County, Texas.

Description: Cadastral map of Stephens County, Texas showing lands owned by the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The county is marked to show individual properties; each piece of land is numbered and several are labeled with property owners. Geographic features are also noted on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333 (4000 varas to 1 inch).
Date: [187u]
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des terres angloises et des Isles Antilles, du cours et des environs de la riviere de Mississippi / dressée sur un grand nombre de memoires principalement sur ceux de Mrs. d'Iberville et le sueur [...] ; par Guillaume del'Isle ; I. Stemmers, senior, sculp.

Description: Hand drawn map showing North America, Mexico and a northern section of Amerique Meridionale in 1722. Place names and topographical features included.
Date: 1722
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cattle Ranges of the Southwest

Description: This book contains information about the use and condition of Texas pastures contemporary with the book. It also gives information about the obstacles in the way of renewing the cattle ranges and how the cattle ranges could possibly be renewed.
Date: 1898
Creator: Bentley, Henry Lewis
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Certificate of Election

Description: Certificate naming Benjamin B. Peck the Clerk of the County Court in Gonzales County, Republic of Texas.
Date: January 1, 1845
Creator: Republic of Texas
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: UNT Libraries

Clason's Guide: Map of Texas

Description: Map of the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Individual counties are outlined in green and labeled with roads marked in red and railroads marked in black. Geographic features are marked with relief shown by hachures. Along the right side of the map, there is an index to Texas cities and towns.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Clason Map Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

County map of Texas.

Description: Shows counties of 1858. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Inset: "Galveston Bay and vicinity. 30."
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries