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Map of Velasco, Texas, and Environs

Description: This map shows the city of Velasco, split into numbered lots. Text near the middle of the page describes the history and population of the city and the Brazos River Channel. Near the bottom of the page, Surfside and Quintana are also shown in lesser detail.
Date: 189u
Creator: Rand McNally & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Velasco, Texas, and environs.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century block numbers, lot numbers, streets, and railroad in Velasco, Texas. Includes historical information about Velasco and the Brazos River Channel. Relief shown by hachures. No scale noted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Velasco, the first & only deep water port on the coast of Texas: the commercial hope of the Trans-Mississippi.

Description: Sheet consists of four insets: "Map of the United States, Mexico and Central America, showing the City of Velasco, at the mouth of the Brazos River, and its position with reference to the most important Cities and Transportation Routes," "Map of the City of Velasco, Brazoria Co. Texas," "View of the Jetties at the mouth of the Brazos River, Texas and of the City of Velasco and surroundings," and "Agricultural Texas, Map of Brazos Valley, Wheat, Cotton, Cattle, Corn, Iron, Coal, Timber, Sugar, Railroads, Rivers." Verso: Extensive text promoting Velasco as a private deep water port development. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. No scale noted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Giraud, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

General highway map Brazoria County Texas [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows city and prison boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, gas and oil fields, and structures. Includes legend, key to counties, key to sheets, population statistics, and text notes. Scale not given.
Date: 1958
Creator: Texas Highway Dept.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

General highway map Brazoria County Texas [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows city and prison boundaries, highways and roads, railroads, gas and oil fields, and structures. Includes legend, key to counties, key to sheets, population statistics, and text notes. Scale not given.
Date: 1958
Creator: Texas Highway Dept.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Brazoria County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1918
Creator: [Texas] General Land Office
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