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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

Denton County.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Additionally, some bodies of water and railroad tracks appear to be marked.
Date: October 1871
Creator: Pressler, Chas. W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners. A note at the top of the map says, "Lands of the Texas & Pacific Railway Co. are colored yellow." Additionally, some bodies of water, roads, railroad tracks, and towns appear to be marked. A small box in the upper-right corner is labeled "Diagram of a Section" and states "1900 Varas square = 640 acres." Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 Varas to 1 inch, 1 Vara = 33 1/3 inches).
Date: 1870/1889~
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway. Land Dept.
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

The Encyclopedia of Texas

Description: This book provides a biographical view of Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Texas history. The book also includes profiles of: the public school system in Texas; banking; the public school system; the State Fair; the Cotton Industry; oil history; and histories of select towns, such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Wichita Falls, Burkburnett, Ellis County, Waco, San Antonio, Galveston, and many others.
Date: [1921 - 1922]
Creator: Davis, Ellis Arthur & Grobe, Edwin H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries