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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

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

Puerto de San Juan de Puerto Rico

Description: Map showing structures in San Juan, Puerto Rico as well as depth markers for the surrounding bay.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Transcript of letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg, May 10, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg requesting that Middleton attempt to engage Russia in persuading Spain to not continue fighting in order to hold onto to its New World colonies.
Date: May 10, 1825
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Letter from Myrna to Sterling Houston - August 2001]

Description: Postcard from Myrna to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. The postcard comes after Myrna traveled to various locations in Europe, including the Tate Modern in London, where this particular postcard was acquired. It shows a mixed media painting by the artist Chris Ofili of a woman in profile. The hand-written note also mentions that she is back in Puerto Rico.
Date: August 2001
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

San Juan Harbor Porto Rico.

Description: Map shows details of the harbor in late nineteenth century San Juan, Puerto Rico. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca.1:12,363].
Date: 1899
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Outline map of Puerto Rico.

Description: Map shows roads, trails, railways, settlements, and lighthouses with visibility radii and type of beacon. Scale [ca. 1:150,000].
Date: 1899
Creator: United States Adjutant-General's Office Military Information Division
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

The relative sized of the United States and possessions: all shown on the same scale and projection.

Description: Map shows the continental United States overlaid with territorial possessions of Alaska, Hawaii, the Philippines, U.S. Samoa, the Panama Canal Zone, Guam, and Puerto Rico, for a comparison of size and area; state lines, major cities, land elevations and ocean depths. Relief is shown by gradient tints and spot heights. Depths shown by bathymetric tints and spot heights. Scale [1:15,840,000].
Date: [1911..1931]
Creator: Geographical Publishing Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of Ocean View]

Description: Postcard of the ocean, as seen from a hotel room. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Taken from room at Miramar looking at the sea."
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Postcard of San Juan Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says "Hotel at St. Juan for the nurses."
Date: [1944..1945]
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Client Card: Mr. Jose Bertran]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mr. Jose Bertran, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry. Piece included: "Relief of Soldier" (4' x 3' x 3").
Date: September 1962
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Item Type: Text
Partner: Amon Carter Museum