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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

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

Map to illustrate the Civil War.

Description: Map shows state boundaries, military posts, major cities, and notable physical features. Inset: "North Eastern Virginia." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:9,216,000].
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

Railroad and county map of Texas.

Description: Map shows county seats, railroads, post offices, notable geographical features, and Greer County. Includes "explanation" of symbols used on map. Inset: [Texas Panhandle]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,317,000].
Date: [1885..1887]
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

County map of the state of Texas.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Texas county boundaries, cities and towns, railroads, major roads, and geographical points of interest. Inset: Plan of Galveston and vicinity. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,244,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Coahuila.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Distrito Federal, ciudad de Mexico.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas in and around the Federal District, Mexico City. Additional illustrations and plans are titled “Teocalli de la Gran Plaza de Mexico,” “Piedras artificiales (fracciones del pavimento de la antigua catedral),” “Cabezas del Coatepantli,” “Planta de la catedral moderna, Planta de la catedral antigua,” “Planta y corte del Teatro Nacional,” “Planta de la Escuela de Ingenieros,” and “Planta del Palacio Nacional.” Relief shown by hachures.
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Durango.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Hidalgo.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Jalisco.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[State of] Mexico.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Territorio de Tepic.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Veracruz.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Railroad and county map of Texas

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Texas counties, county seats, railroads, ranches, springs, and notable geographical features. The majority of railroad lines are labeled in red as "Tex. Pac." [Texas & Pacific]. Inset: [Texas Panhandle]. Includes legend and index. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,408,000].
Date: [1885..1887]
Creator: Grant, A. A.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Texas.

Description: Map shows the counties, railroads, and "locations of all railroad stations, post-offices and villages in the state." Includes index and text in accompanying pages. Inset: [continuation of main map to include westernmost portion of Texas]. Scale not noted.
Date: 1885
Creator: H.R. Page & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Texas [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows the counties, railroads, and "locations of all railroad stations, post-offices and villages in the state."
Date: 1885
Creator: H.R. Page & Co.
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

Maui, Hawaiian Islands.

Description: Map shows crown and government lands, villages, harbors, volcanic peaks, government roads, ponds, and awards. Includes notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:90,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Hawaii. Oihana Ana Aina Aupuni.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch map of the Pan Handle of Texas.

Description: Map of late nineteenth century Texas panhandle shows counties, proposed railroad lines, existing railroad lines, land owned by the "Capital Company" [XIT Ranch], nearby public lands [Oklahoma panhandle]. Map of U.S. shows context of Texas panhandle and the states, major cities, railroads, and Dakota and "Indian Territory" in the rest of the country. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:2,000,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: James Barker & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Abilene.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Abilene, Texas street names, block numbers, lot numbers, land ownership, Texas & Pacific Railroad line, buildings, and cemeteries. Includes index to subdivisions. Scale [ca. 1:9,897].
Date: 1885?
Creator: Kirby, A. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library