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Political Map of North America.

Description: This map shows North America and the surrounding areas. The United States (including Alaska) and Mexico are shaded in pink, and Canada (British America) is shaded in purple. Major cities are labeled (and most are marked with a red 'x'); bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an inset in the bottom left corner shows the state of Ohio next to a scale block of 40,000 sq. miles. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. There is text on the back of the map including a section titled "Physical United States" and a section titled "Description" with questions about geography. The title at the top of the page is "Physical United States: Questions on the Map. -- Position, Area, and Surface."
Date: 1885
Creator: Harper & Brothers
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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 to Illustrate War with Mexico

Description: This sheet contains two principal maps and a series of ancillary maps. The left half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate War With Mexico" which uses colors to shade the areas delineating Mexico, the United States, and the territory acquired from Mexico by the United States. U.S. states are also outlined and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets in the lower left corner titles "Vicinity of Matamoras" and "Route of Gen. Scott between Vera Cruz and Mexico." The right half of the page contains a "Map to Illustrate the War of 1812-1814" (top portion) as well as "Wars Against Indians 1790 and 1811" (centered within the bottom portion). There are also five ancillary maps around central map titled "Vicinity of Detroit," "Niagara River and Vicinity," "Vicinity of Plattsburg," "Southern Region of the War 1812-14." and "Vicinity of Baltimore" which seem to pertain to the top map of the War of 1812. Each of the maps is shaded in various colors to separate different regions and has cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington
Date: 1885
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World

Description: This map shows the world with major trade routes marked. The routes are shown in red lines and black dotted lines with labels and some notes regarding transit times. Major cities and exports are labeled; bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown in hachures). There is text beneath the map labeled "Questions on the Map." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. On the back of the map there are two pages of text. On the left, the text is titled "Physical Geography -- General Review" and includes general questions about geography. The text on the right page is labeled "Abyssinia. -- Negro Africa: South Central Africa and African Islands" and includes general information about the geography and commerce of Africa.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map to Illustrate Early Voyages and Discoveries of North America

Description: This map shows North and Central America and surrounding areas including portions of South America, Africa, and Europe. Notes and lines are used to show the path of exploration across the Atlantic Ocean and within North America including the names and dates of the explorers. Continents are shaded in color and some major cities and bodies of water are marked on the map. An inset in the lower left corner shows only the eastern portion of North and South America (including the Caribbean) and is titled "To Illustrate Colonies." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1885
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Photo Relief Map of North America

Description: This photo relief map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Blue outlining marks countries, roads, and bodies of water. States, territories, and provinces throughout the continent are marked in dotted lines and labeled. Geographic features are marked with relief shown by spot heights and shading. A note in the lower left corner says, "Heights are given in Feet above Sea Level."
Date: 1885
Creator: Brion, Henry F. & McClure, Edmond
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Central States and States of the Great Plains, Southern Division.

Description: This map shows the southern U.S. states and surrounding areas including Texas, Oklahoma (still labeled "Indian Territory"), Arkansas, and Louisiana. Each state is colored and has major cities, rivers, and geographic features marked (relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the International, Texas Pacific, Atlanta & Pacific, and Southern Pacific rail routes as of 1887 are marked and labeled on the map. The back of the map contains illustrated text with information and review questions about Arkansas and Louisiana. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1887
Creator: Harper & Brothers
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commercial Map of the United States, Canada and Mexico

Description: This map shows the United States and surrounding areas including an inset in the lower left corner titled "The Railway System of Mexico." There are several different regions shaded in different colors. States are outlined with dotted lines and labeled. Major cities are noted on the map. Shipping routes over land and sea are marked in red; rivers and other bodies of water are marked in blue. Other geographic features are also marked with relief shown by hachures. On the back of the map are two pages of text labeled "Commercial Geography" with information about routes of commerce throughout the United States. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1883
Creator: Hinman, Russell
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States: Number 2 Eastern Division, on an Enlarged Scale

Description: This map shows the Eastern portion of the United States (as far west as parts of Texas to the south and 'Dacota' in the north). Major cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: 1880?/1890?
Creator: Virtue, James Sprent, 1829-1892
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte Physique et Politique des Etats-Unis, Canada et Partie du Mexique

Description: This map shows the United States and the immediate surrounding areas. States are labeled and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets in the lower right corner: "Etats-Unis (Etats du Nord-Est)" and "Territoire d'Alaska aux Etats-Unis."
Date: 1880?
Creator: Drioux, abbé (Claude-Joseph), 1820-1898; Leroy, Charles; Vilpou, A. & Sonnet, L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County & township map of the states of Kansas and Nebraska.

Description: Map shows Kansas and Nebraska railroads, counties, cities and towns, public lands township grid, and Indian reservations during 1887. Scale [ca. 1:1,880,000].
Date: 1887
Creator: Wm. M. Bradley & Bros.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County and township map of Utah and Nevada.

Description: Map shows the railroads, Indian reservations, counties, springs, public lands township grid, cities and towns in Nevada and Utah. Relief shown by hachures. Inset shows enlarged view of southern Nevada. Scale [ca. 1:1,760,000] and [ca. 1:2,700,000].
Date: 1887
Creator: Wm. M. Bradley & Bros.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County map of the state of California.

Description: Map shows the railroads, counties, cities and towns, street names, and parks. Insets show the railroads and counties surrounding the vicinities of San Pablo and San Francisco Bays. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,385,000]
Date: 1886
Creator: Wm. M. Bradley & Bros.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Wyoming

Description: Map of existing and projected railroads, stagecoach lines and stations, telegraph lines, roads, counties, mining districts, military outposts, Indian reservations, buildings and owners, and Yellowstone National Park. Includes legend: "references" to settlements and lines. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Scale 1:1,013,760
Date: 1883
Creator: G.L. Holt
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Missouri and Kansas.

Description: Map shows Missouri and eastern Kansas towns, cities, counties, bodies of water, and railroads during the late-nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:1,334,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Maine.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Maine during the mid- to late nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca:1:1,014,000]
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Indies.

Description: Map shows Cuba, the Greater and Lesser Antilles, the Bahama Islands, Trinidad, the Florida "Reef" [Keys]. Shows political divisions, ship channels and "passages," and soundings along the Great Bahama Bank and banks off the Antilles, Jamaica, and the coast of Central America. Shows railroads in Cuba. Includes legend to forts, towns, railroads and common roads. Inset: "The Bermuda Islands." Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000] and [ca. 1:560,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Illinois.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Illinois during mid- to late-nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:1,152,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Boston and vicinity

Description: Map shows railroads, street names, ferry routes, wards, "city car routes," parks, buildings and institutions in Boston, Massachusetts along with the nearby communities of Cambridge, Chelsea, and Somerville. Includes legend. Scale [ca. 1:21,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Central America.

Description: Map of Central America from the southern tip of Mexico to Panama with relief shown by hachures. Map inset shows the Isthmus of Panama. Scale [ca.1: 4,752,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.

Description: Map shows the mineral resources and mining activity in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, railroads, military outposts, areas of Indian habitation and reservations, historical routes of exploration, counties, and settlements in Nebraska, Dakota Territory, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, and Yellowstone "National Park" in Wyoming. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:3,400,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A.J. Johnson & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Minnesota.

Description: Map shows the railroads, counties, and Indian reservations in Minnesota during the mid- to late nineteenth century. Scale [ca:1:1,408,000]. Inset: North Eastern section of Minnesota.
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Ohio.

Description: Map shows the late-nineteenth century locations of Ohio cities, towns, railroads, counties, and rivers. Scale [ca: 1:1,014,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library