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County map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories

Description: This map shows the state of Texas, portions of New Mexico and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), and the surrounding areas. The visible counties of Texas, New Mexico, and "Indian Territory" are marked with dotted lines, labeled, and shaded in various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map shows the western expansion of the Texas & Pacific Railroad from Eastland County to El Paso, the Galveston-Harrisburg & San Antonio Railroad from San Antonio to El Paso, and, the southward expansion of the International Railroad from San Antonio to Laredo. An inset in the lower left corner shows a "Plan of Galveston and Vicinity." Scale [ca. 1:3,250,000] (W 109°--W 92°/N 36°--N 27°) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1881
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map." Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner is a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston" (with Scale 1: 600,000).
Date: 1855
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map." Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner is a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston" (with Scale 1: 600,000).
Date: 1852
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Entrance, Texas

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the topography and hydrography of the area in Texas around the Galveston Entrance. The physical features are shaded and include the aerial layout of Galveston and nearby areas (relief shown by soundings). Depths are marked with shading (rendered in a dot pattern) and numbers in feet. According to text at the bottom of the page (lower left corner), the various measurements to create the map were made between 1848 and 1852; the text also gives specific latitude and longitude of the area in the map and the locations of "Episcopal Church" and "Market House" in Galveston, Texas. Additional text along the right side of the map is labeled "Sailing Directions," "Note," "Tides," and "Remarks"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Preliminary Chart of San Luis Pass, Texas

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the topography and hydrography of the area in Texas around the San Luis Pass. The physical features are in color and appear to be shaded to portray heights (additional relief shown by hachures). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet. According to text at the bottom of the page, the various measurements to create the map were made between 1851 and 1853; the text also gives specific latitude and longitude of the area in the map. Additional text in the lower right corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and "Tidal Remarks"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. Scale 1:20,000. Prime meridian: Greenwich.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Texas, Galveston Co.

Description: Map shows street names, block numbers [in red ink, corrected in pencil], channels, and beacons; vectors in red and black ink with additional lines and notes in pencil. Appears to be engineering plan for placement of a jetty or roadway. Scale [ca. 1:3600].
Date: [1869..1889]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Entrance to Galveston Harbor, Texas

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century topography of the Bolivar Channel at the entrance to Galveston Bay, islands, lighthouses. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Scale [1:20,000].
Date: 1880
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Harbor, Texas

Description: Map shows Galveston, Texas street grid, Bolivar Point railroad line, existing and proposed jetties, and Galveston Bay entrance. Depths shown by isolines. Includes key to map.
Date: 1893
Creator: Hartrick, E. M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Bay, Texas,: showing proposed improvement of Galveston Channel

Description: Map shows existing and proposed wharves, jetties, Pelican and other islands, Galveston Wharf Co., Fort San Jacinto, shipping channels, and city streets. Includes notes on land ownership. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1900
Creator: Riché, C. S.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Texas.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Texas counties, roads, cities and towns, railroads, and areas of Native American habitation. Insets: Plan of Galveston Bay and vicinity--Northern part of Texas. Relief shown by hachures, range of altitude in notes. Scale [ca. 1:2,500,000].
Date: 1866
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of the city of Galveston showing proposed sea wall and raising of grade.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century street names and layout of the city of Galveston, Texas and the location of a proposed sea wall. Includes diagram of a cross section of the proposed sea wall, text describing the flooding history of Galveston Island, and estimated cost of the project. Insets: "Cross Section of Proposed Sea Wall," "10th Street," "25th Street," and "39th Street." Relief shown through diagrams. Scale [ca. 1:18,000].
Date: 1902
Creator: Clarke & Courts.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

General highway map Galveston County Texas

Description: Map shows city boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, oil fields, and structures. Includes legend, key to counties, and population statistics. Scale not given.
Date: 1958
Creator: Texas Highway Dept.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Entrance Texas.

Description: Map shows northeast end of Galveston Island, Pelican Island, and Bolivar Point. Streets, railroads, and a few buildings are indicated. Notes on soundings, light houses, light vessels, tides, buoys, and weather signals are provided. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [1:40,000].
Date: 1893
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Entrance, Texas.

Description: Map shows northeast end of Galveston Island, the city of Galveston, Pelican Island, and Bolivar Point; streets, railroads, shipping channels, jetties, and buoys. Includes notes on tides, storm warnings, abbreviations, authorities, heights, and navigation notes. Scale [1:40,000].
Date: 1915
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay, Texas.

Description: Map shows the coastal geography of mid-nineteenth century Galveston Bay, Texas. Includes sailing directions. Insets: "Clopper's Bar" and "Red Fish Bar." Depths shown by soundings. Scale: [1:200,000].
Date: 1852
Creator: United States Coast Survey.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 54.

Description: Map shows towns used for triangulation and areas of completed mapping by sheet number. Includes text, "Notes." Inset: Sub-sketch showing the progress of the Survey of the Rio Grande and vicinity 1853 & 1854. Scale [1:600,000] and [1:400,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: United States Coast Survey.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

City of Galveston, Texas.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century wards, street names, buildings, parks, churches, businesses, cemeteries, railroads, block numbers, lot numbers, and ownership in Galveston, Texas. Scale [1:21,600].
Date: [1869..1889]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Preliminary sketch of Galveston Bay indicating proposed sites for light houses as authorized by act of Congress of Mar. 3, 1851.

Description: Map shows the entrance to Galveston Bay between Galveston Island and Boliver Peninsula, proposed sites for light houses, water depths, and structures. Relief shown by shading, soundings, and depictions. Insets: "Clopper's Bar" and "Red Fish Bar." Includes texts "Sailing Directions," and "Note." Scale [1:200,000].
Date: 1851
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Southern ports & harbours in the United States.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century streets, roads, some buildings, military fortifications, marshland, and lighthouses near the District of Columbia, Beaufort Harbor, Charleston Harbor, Mobile Bay, Pensacola Bay, Key West Island, the Mississippi delta, New Orleans, and Galveston entrance. Depths shown by soundings. Scales differ.
Date: [1854..1874]
Creator: Bartholomew, John, 1805-1861
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of Galveston and Galveston Bay]

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Galveston, Texas streets and Galveston Bay islands and harbor details. Scale not indicated.
Date: [1912..1922]
Creator: John S. Swift Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Coast chart no. 204 : Galveston Bay, Texas.

Description: Map shows coastline and navigational details for Galveston Bay and vicinity. Includes notes and tables on lights, buoys, tides, soundings, and weather signal stations. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings and gradient tints. Scale [1:80,000].
Date: 1890
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston Bay, Texas.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Galveston Bay, Texas railroads, shipping channels, bays, and lakes. Includes sections on authorities, tides, lights, life saving stations, storm warning displays, time ball, and soundings. Scale [ca. 1:80,000].
Date: 1905
Creator: Riché, C. S.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library