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Mexique, Amerique Central, Antilles

Description: This map shows Central America and the Caribbean as well as the surrounding areas. Countries are shaded in color (corresponding to a key near the upper right corner) and the states of Mexico are outlined in green. Some major cities, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are four insets: the Isthmus of Panama (lower right corner), and the islands of St. Martin, La Martinique, and La Guadeloupe in the upper right corner. Scale [ca. 1:2,285,700].
Date: unknown
Creator: Dumas-Vorzet, Ed.
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

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

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

Mexico, Guatimala and The Texas.

Description: This map shows Mexico and Central America as well as adjacent portions of North America. Regions are outlined in various colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). A text box in the lower left corner gives "Statistics of the N. American Republics" including land area and population.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The West Indies and Coast Adjacent

Description: This map shows the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea including the West Indies and coastline surrounding the area. Various regions are outlined and shaded in color. Major cities and bodies of water are marked. There is a block of text in the lower left corner labeled "Contents" which appears to group regions and islands by the countries that colonized them.
Date: August 12, 1804
Creator: Wilkinson, Robert, d. ca. 1825
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 shaded in various colors and labeled. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the names and locations of some North American Indian tribes are noted on the map. Scale [ca. 1:25,344,000].
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Central America.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century geography, cities, towns, and railroads in Panama, Nicaragua, Salvador, and Guatemala, and Jamaica. Trans-oceanic cables in the region are also shown. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:7,500,000].
Date: 1904
Creator: C. S. Hammond & Company.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Client Card: Mrs. Juanita Ballinger]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mrs. Juanita Ballinger, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry.
Date: January 1966
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Item Type: Text
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

West Indies.

Description: Map shows Shows the Florida peninsula, the "Bahama or Lucaya Islands," lower Mexico adjacent to Panama, the northern coast of South America as "Columbia," the "Great Antilles," the "Little Antilles," Cuba, Jamaica, "Hispaniola or St. Domingo," "Porto Rico," and the "Caribbee Islands." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1820..1830]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus.

Description: This map shows Central America and the Caribbean as well as the surrounding areas. Some countries and bodies of water are labeled. There are several series of radiating lines throughout the map as well as illustrations of ships within the ocean and people around the outsides of the map.
Date: 1671
Creator: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664 & Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de l'isle de la Jamaique.

Description: Map shows mid-eighteenth century geography, cities, and towns on the island of Jamaica. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:880,000].
Date: 1758
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of Shaw Park Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a pool surrounded by trees on a hill overlooking the coast, described as "Shaw Park Gardens situated at an altitude of approx. 300 ft. then command a panoramic view of the Harbour and Town of Ocho Rios. Guided Tours are available so that the lush verdant vegetation and breath-taking views can be fully enjoyed and appreciated." The message on the back reads, "Sunday, Nov. 12 - Jamaica Mamie dear- Just this morning I realized you had a birthday on Nov. 7 (?) So this is a belated Happy B-Day card!! Jack + I are spending the month of Nov. here in our cottage by the sea - Tis so lovely. I really hate to leave but we will go back to spend Christmas with all the family then return here late January. Have not heard from you in such a long time - Hope you received the card we sent you when we were on our lovely cruise - Bestest love - Irene R." The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas, 77701 U. S. A."
Date: November 4, 1978
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Central America and the West Indies from the latest and best authorities.

Description: Map shows West Indies sailing routes and related major cities and ports. Lower Mexico and northwest coast of South America is also shown and Texas is identified as a separate entity. Layouts of cities in port insets; parishes, towns and estates for inset of Jamaica. Includes key to "Abreviations of the Names of the Nations possessiong the West India Is." Insets: "The Harbour and City of Havana," "Jamaica," and "The Harbours of Port Royal & Kingston." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:13,000,000].
Date: [1840..1850]
Creator: Hall, Sidney
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nova Designatio Insulæ Jamaicae ex Antillanis Americae Septentrion: non postremae Secundum Gubernationes fuas accuratas aeri incisa et publici juris facta.

Description: Map shows early eighteenth century Jamaican "precinct" or parish boundaries, harbors, pastures, churches, settlements, and notable physical features. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1731..1751]
Creator: Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico and Central America to illustrate Harpers Gazetteer.

Description: Map shows sailing routes through the West Indies, major cities, and ports. Lower Mexico and northwest coast of South America is displayed and Texas is shown to be part of United States. Insets: "Jamaica," "The Harbours of Port Royal and Kingston," and "The Harbour and City of Havana." Includes key to "Abreviations of the Names of the Nations possessing the West India Is." and notes. Scale [ca. 1:13,000,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: McLellan, David
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's West Indies.

Description: Map shows major cities and railroads in Cuba. Also, cities in the Greater and Lesser Antilles, the Bahama Islands, Trinidad, the Florida "Reef" [Keys]. Shows political divisions, ship channels and "passages," and soundings along the Great Bahama Bank and banks off the Antilles, Jamaica, and the coast of Central America. Inset: The Bermuda Islands. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:6,540,400] and [ca. 1:563,200 ].
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library