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United States Coast Survey : Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 55.

Description: Map shows Texas coast from the mouth of the Sabine River to northern tip of unlabeled Matagorda Island; Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, Matagorda Bay, towns used for triangulation, and areas of completed mapping by sheet number and date. Inset: "Mouth of the Rio Grande. Sub-sketch showing the progress of the Survey of Rio Grande and vicinity 1853 & 1854." Includes legend. Scale [ca. 1:600,000] and [ca. 1: 400,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
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

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

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

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

[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

Johnson's new map of the state of Texas.

Description: Map shows counties, roads, railroads, counties major cities and towns, military posts, areas of Native American habitation, and notable physical features. Insets: "Plan of Sabine Lake," "Plan of the northern part of Texas," and "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings on inset. Scale [ca. 1:2,317,000].
Date: [1858..1860]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
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

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

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

Texas City: first and second divisions.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century lot numbers and harbor details in Texas City, Texas. Inset: [Map showing location of Texas City, Texas]. No scale noted.
Date: 1893
Creator: Texas City Improvement Company
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

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 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

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

Preliminary coast chart no. 106, Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay, Texas : From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the coast of the United States.

Description: Map shows outline of Texas coastline from Galveston Bay to Oyster Bay with soundings. Relief shown by soundings and depictions. Includes: "Note," "Light Houses and Beacons," "Light Vessel," "Variations in the Magnetic Needle," "Tides," "Remarks," and "Winds." Scale [1:80,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: United States Coast Survey
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

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