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Cherokee County History

Description: This volume discusses the history of Cherokee County including its communities, geography, and major events. The statement on the dedication page says: "This book is the story of Cherokee County from its earliest days through its founding and development and the achievements of its people to the present -- its rich heritage from its founders, its lasting contributions to the Republic of Texas, the State of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. This book highlights Cherokee County's place in time" (p. iv). Index starts on page 707.
Date: 2001
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Territorial Development of the United States

Description: This map shows the United States including an inset of Alaska in the lower left corner. Colored shading shows different territories and cessions which are also labeled with names and dates including: Mexican Cession 1848, Province of Louisiana French Cession 1803, Texas 1845, North-Western Territory, Spanish Cession 1819, Original Thirteen States, and Russian Cession 1867. Additionally, states are outlined and labeled including dates of statehood (where applicable). A block of text in the upper left describes "Claim of the U.S. to region west of Rocky Mts." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1890
Creator: A. S. Barnes & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[United States, Mexico, and Central America]

Description: This map shows North and Central America, starting at the northern border of the United States. Major bodies or water are marked on the map (with relief shown by hachures) as well as the lines of transportation and communication; there is a key in the lower left corner and color has been added to the various lines to distinguish them. Frontier Stations in the U.S. and Mexico are also noted on the map. Prime meridian: Washington
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amérique Sepentrionale.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Each country or region is outlined in color and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:41,184,000].
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Each country is outlined in color and cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked and labeled (with relief shown by hachures). At the bottom of the map, there is an elevation chart of North American lakes and mountains as well as a key to the "Classification of Places" (in the lower left corner) which notes various populations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico & Guatemala

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico with each of the states labeled and shaded in various colors. There are two insets: Valley of Mexico (lower left corner) and Guatemala (upper right corner. The inset of Guatemala has colored regions labeled Guatemala, Vera Paz, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. All portions of the map have cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca.1:11,700,000].
Date: 1846
Creator: Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library