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États-Unis et Nouvelle Bretagne

Description: This map shows parts of North America including most of New Britain (Canada), the United States, and the northern portion of Mexico. U.S. states and territories are shaded in various colors and labeled. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:19,008,000]
Date: unknown
Creator: Antoine, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Les Costes aux Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi

Description: This map shows the Mississippi River Valley and Gulf of Mexico as well as the surrounding areas. Inland bodies of water are labeled and villages (found by La Salle during explorations) are marked pictorially. There are illustrations of people fighting around the title.
Date: 1701
Creator: Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720 & Ginville, Vincent de
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America del Nord

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. The map is shaded in color to show elevations (there is a key in the lower left corner of the map). Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (relief also marked with spot heights). Scale 1:50,000,000 (W 130°--W 70°/N 60°--N 0°) Around the outside of the map, there are black and white illustrations showing various scenes of landscapes, people working, and wildlife. Each illustration is labeled with a place name.
Date: unknown
Creator: Richter, Albert
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-Amerika

Description: This map shows the southwestern portion of the United States and northern portion of Mexico. U.S. states are outlined in color and numbered (corresponding to an index of states and territories in the lower left corner). Additionally, cities, bodies of water, the names and locations of some Native American Indian tribes, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de l'Amerique et des Mers voisines

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and western portions of Europe and Africa. Some countries are labeled and bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). Prime Meridian: Paris.
Date: 1763
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte des États-Unis d’Amérique

Description: This map shows the United States and surrounding areas including parts of Mexico and Canada (New Britain). Each country, as well as U.S. states, are outlined in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the names and locations of some Native American Indian tribes are noted.
Date: 1836
Creator: Lejeune, Th.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of North America: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's New Intermediate Geography.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and some of the surrounding areas. Countries and regions are shaded in various colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights as well as depth by form lines). Scale [ca. 1:34,957,000]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The back of the map contains a page of text titled "Questions on the Map of the Eastern Hemisphere" (not included) at the top of the page and then text on the bottom half titled "The Western Hemisphere" (to the left) and "The Eastern Hemisphere" (to the right). The text in the bottom half of the page appears to be numberd facts and information regarding different regions of the world with accompanying questions in the footer.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere

Description: This map is circular and shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding oceans and island chains. Various regions and countries are outlined in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). At the bottom of the page, there are statistics regarding animals on the globe and vegetables (on the left of the page), and a table of the highest mountains (on the right of the page).
Date: unknown
Creator: J. & C. Walker
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

La Floride

Description: This map shows the southeastern portion of present-day United States, around the Gulf of Mexico. A large region is outlined in color and labeled 'Floride' (it encompasses portions of present-day Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida). Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:12,000.000].
Date: unknown
Creator: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

No. 15 Map of Mexico, Guatimala, and the West Indies.

Description: This map shows Mexico and the Caribbean as well as the surrounding areas (including southern portions of the United States and northern portions of South America). Some parts of the map are shaded in green. Mexican states are labeled and cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). Beneath the title, there is a block of text labeled "Remarks" that describes the islands of the Caribbean. A second map is shown in an inset (lower left corner) which depicts the portion of Mexico that includes Mexico City and Vera Cruz. Scale [ca. 1:22,176,000]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1849
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Description: This map shows the world in two circular hemispheres. Continents and some countries are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an ancillary map at the bottom of the page showing the North Pole, labeled "Länder um den Nord-Pol in Stereographischer Polarprojection." To either side of the ancillary map, there are colored charts comparing the heights of world mountains; they are labeled "Höhen auf der Westlichen Halbkugel" and "Höhen auf der Östlichen Halbkugel." Scale 1:94,000,000.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commercial Map of the World

Description: This sheet includes multiple maps; on the front is a commercial map of the world. The commercial map is color-coded to show different aspects of commerce (the key is in the lower right corner) and also uses red and black lines to mark trade and communication routes as well as ocean currents (the key is in the lower left corner). Additionally, red text marks the locations of products and industries across the world. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back of the commercial map, there are multiple other maps on two pages. The page on the left has a central political map of the world labeled "The World To-Day" and is surrounded by maps showing portions of the world from different time periods. On the right half, there are four maps: a small inset of "Ancient Rome" in the upper left corner, "Italy at the time of Augustus" in the upper right corner, "Greece at the time of Pericles" in the middle of the page and to the left, and "Palestine, Lower Egypt and part of Arabia, A.D. 70" at the bottom. All of the maps use colored shading to mark different regions or features.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinman, Russell, 1853-1912
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico & Guatimala

Description: This map shows Mexico, Guatemala, and the surrounding areas. Mexican states are outlined in various colors and labeled; "Guatimala" encompasses all of Central America (except for Belize). Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et les Etats Unis

Description: This map shows most of North America including present-day Canada, United States, and parts of Mexico. Various areas are outlined in color. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There is a text annotation in the upper left corner of the map. Outside of the map, there are two columns of text that appear to have been pasted onto either side of the map.
Date: 1786
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Le Vieux Mexique, ou, Nouvelle Espagne avec les costes de la Floride

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Countries are outlined in color; major cities, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially) as well as colored symbols that appear to mark churches or missions. Dotted lines mark territories within Mexico. A color illustration of native people is in the lower left corner, near the text boxes containing the title and other information.
Date: 1705
Creator: Fer, Nicolas de, 1646
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Indies

Description: This map shows Central America and the surrounding Caribbean area. Cities are marked as well as bodies of water, and geographic features (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Countries are outlined and shaded in various colors (including present-day Central America labeled 'Guatemala' and Alaska labeled 'Russian America'). Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: 1836
Creator: Findlay, Alexander G.
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

Mapa de Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and surrounding areas. Mexican states are marked with dotted lines and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures). In the lower left corner, there is an inset showing the western hemisphere (North and South America, the United States, and Mexico are labled) as well as a graphic chart of comparative elevations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Torres, V. G.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner. There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regarding "Suite, sur les Peuples de l'Afrique," "Analyse: De la Carte générale de l'Amérique," and "Note historique." The number '48' is in the upper corner of the left column of text.
Date: 1790
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Indian tribes of colonial North America]

Description: This map shows the eastern portion of the United States split in halves that are outlined in color and labeled Louisiana (west of the Mississippi River) and Virginia [and] Carolina (east of the Mississippi River). Names and locations of Native American Indian tribes are marked as well as various settlements, bodies of water, and geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).
Date: unknown
Creator: Gibson, J. (John)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library