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[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

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

North America: designed to accompany Cornell's High School Geography.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Regions are shaded in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back, there is a second map showing a portion of British America (present-day Canada) with different territories shaded in color and labeled. This map also has major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked.
Date: 1855
Creator: Cornell, S. S. (Sarah S.)
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

North America.

Description: This map shows North America including present-day Canada, United States, and portions of Mexico. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is a text box in the lower left corner labeled "Statistics" with information about the geography and population of parts of North America.
Date: 1852
Creator: George Philip & Son
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

Description: This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially). In the center of the page, there is a map showing recent discoveries in Antarctica with text regarding the expeditions.
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
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

Colton's Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca 1:8,389,740]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States of America.

Description: This map shows the United States with several sections (showing the slopes and basins) shaded in different colors and various information marked in. Major mountain peaks (with relief shown by spot heights) and rivers are marked on the map and labeled. According to the "Explanations" in the lower right corner, there are also markings for annual temperature, chief productions, and various metal deposits. An inset in the lower left corner is labeled "Hyetal or Rain Chart of the United States" and states, "The figures give the Average annual precipitation in inches." Scale 1:14,495,000 (W 129⁰--W 65⁰/N 48⁰--N 22⁰). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1858
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte Physique et Politique de l’Amérique Septentrionale

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Regions are outlined in color based on the controlling nations explained by a key in the lower left corner. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are noted (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridian: Paris.
Date: 1856
Creator: Dussieux, L. (Louis), 1815-1894
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities.

Description: Map of the state of Texas shows major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures); each of the counties is outlined and colored. Additionally, the major rail lines are marked with listings in the lower right corner. There are two insets on the map: "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" in the upper left corner and "Map of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" in the lower left corner. There is also a key and list labeled "Population &c of Texas according to the Census of 1850" on the left side of the map near the middle of the page. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale 1: 3,400,000 (W 106°--W 94°/N 36°--N 26°).
Date: 1859
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of North America

Description: This map shows all of North America and the surrounding area. Each of the countries is shaded in color and labeled. Major cities and some states and provinces in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada are labeled, but not all delineated. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridian: Washington.
Date: 1850
Creator: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography]

Description: This map is double-sided. On the front is a map of Texas, with the state shaded in blue; most of the state is in the middle of the page, with portions of the surrounding territories at the top and bottom. In the upper left corner, there is an inset showing "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and a second inset in the lower left corner has a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City" which has a different scale. The map includes major cities, roads, and geographic levels (relief shown with hachures). All of the counties are drawn in and labeled. The back side of the map shows all of the major roads, railroads, cities, and counties of Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Each state is shaded in a different color. Some portions of surrounding states are visible around the edges of the map. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000] (W 103°--W 93°/N 34° --N 26°). Scale [ca.1: 3,200,000] (W 93°--W 82°/N 48° --N 42°). Scale [ca.1: 3,200,000] (W 96° --W 80°/N 43° --N 37°). Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
Date: 1858
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography]

Description: This series of maps are printed on a single sheet with Maps No. 12 (Texas) and No. 14 (Michigan & Wisconsin) on one side and Map No. 13 (Chief Part of the Western States) on the other. All of the maps include major cities, roads, and geographic levels (relief shown with hachures) and have the counties of each state drawn in and labeled. On the map of Texas, there are two insets: in the upper left corner, "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and in the lower left corner, "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City" which has a different scale. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000] (W 103°--W 93°/N 34° --N 26°). Scale [ca.1: 3,200,000] (W 93°--W 82°/N 48° --N 42°). Scale [ca.1: 3,200,000] (W 96° --W 80°/N 43° --N 37°). Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
Date: 1858
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America

Description: This map shows North America and surrounding areas, including Canada (labeled "British Possessions"), the United States, and Mexico, and Central America. Bodies of water, ocean currents, and geographic features are marked and labeled (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). There are notes in various places around the map regarding mountains, temperatures, national products, and natural mineral deposits. There are several graphic profiles of North America at the bottom of the map. Scale 1:25,344,000
Date: 1858
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Texas from the most recent authorities.

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas including the Apache and Comanche Indian areas, the Cross Timbers, roads, and land "explored by LeGrand in 1833." The map shows major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown with hachures) and each of the Texas counties is colored. In the lower left corner there is an inset containing "Texas north of Red River." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale: [ca. 1:3,379,200].
Date: 1850~
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Texas from the Lastest Authorities

Description: This map of Texas shows the state with all of the counties labeled and colored. The map also shows the major cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features of the state (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets: in the upper left corner, "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and in the lower left corner "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City." Additionally, the map includes notes and statistics about the state and population from the Census of 1850. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1856
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
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

Texas

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas with their major roads, railroads, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures). Within the state, each county is labeled and colored. In the lower left corner, there is a key as well as two insets: "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale ca. [1:3,850,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Reconnaissance of Sabine Pass

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas and Louisiana around the Sabine Pass. The physical features are marked to portray coastline conditions using nautical notations and color shading and outlines. Depths are shown by soundings and marked with lines and numbers in feet. Text in the lower left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. It also notes that various measurements used for the map were taken between 1848 and 1852. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Reconnaissance of Sabine Pass

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas and Louisiana around the Sabine Pass. The physical features are marked to portray coastline conditions. Depths are shown by soundings and marked with lines and numbers in feet. Text in the lower left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. It also notes that various measurements used for the map were taken between 1848 and 1852. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Reconnaissance of Aransas Pass, Texas

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the hydrography of the area in Texas around the Aransas Pass. The physical features are outlined and shaded in color (relief shown by soundings and contours). Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet. Text in the upper left corner is labeled "Sailing Directions" and "Note"; the text gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. Scale 1:20,000.
Date: 1853
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Preliminary Survey of the Entrance to the Rio Grande, Texas

Description: This map is a nautical chart showing the topography and hydrography of the area in Texas around the entrance to the Rio Grande River. The physical features are shaded with relief (and depths) shown by soundings. Depths are marked with lines, shading (rendered in a dot pattern), and numbers in feet. Depths are marked with lines and numbers in feet. According to text in the lower left corner, the various measurements to create the map were made between 1853 and 1854; the text also gives specific latitude and longitude of the area in the map. The text is labeled "Note" and "Tides" which gives explanatory details regarding the markings and measurements on the map. Scale 1:20,000.
Date: 1854
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library