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Map showing location of the original King's Highway from Sabine River to Rio Grande River, marked by DAR of Texas.

Description: Map of the original King's Highway (now the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail) from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande River, surveyed on the behalf of the Texas chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The map also includes county/parish lines, bodies of water, and major towns. No scale indicated.
Date: 1918?
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Sabine Parish, Louisiana

Description: Highway map of Sabine Parish, Louisiana, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, towns, roads and highways, railroads, and oil fields. Map includes five inset maps - Belmont, Fisher, Vernon Parish, Natchitoches Parish, and a diagrammatic vicinity map - and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1960?
Creator: Department of Highways Traffic and Planning Section
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Valley of the Red River, La. from Mississippi River to Shreveport

Description: Map of the Red River Campaign during the Civil War, lasting from March to May 1864. The map shows locations of battle sites between Union and Confederate soldiers, including the Battle of Mansfield and the Battle of Pleasant Hill; the approximate date and/or time of battles; and routes traveled by soldiers. The map also includes towns, additional notable sites, bodies of water, and other geological features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:316,800] (5 miles to the inch).
Date: 1865
Creator: Von Kamecke, Theo
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of the Mississippi; New Light on Moscoso's Route to Texas.

Description: Map of the approximate course of the Mississippi River through Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. The map also identifies areas of overflow; where the Arkansas, Ouachita, and Red Rivers branch off; major cities along the River; and Luis de Moscoso Alvarado's 1542 route to Texas. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Neal, A. D.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico (2).]

Description: Map of U.S. Mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1884
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Gresham, Walter Q.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico (3).]

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1884
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Gresham, Walter Q.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico (4).]

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1884
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Gresham, Walter Q.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico (1).

Description: Map of U.S. Mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1884
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Gresham, Walter Q.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1887 (1).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Station mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1887
Creator: Enright, David & Vilas, William F.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico 1881 (1).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mexico, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1881
Creator: Nicholson, W. L. & Key, D. M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1889 (4).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginnings and endings of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1889
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Preliminary Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Indian Territory (1).

Description: Map of the preliminary U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and county lines.
Date: 1874
Creator: Nicholson, W. L.; Jewell, Marshall & Routt, John L.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico 1881 (3).

Description: Map of U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and various Indian Territories, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. six times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued offices. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1881
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Girl]

Description: Portrait of a young African-American girl, visible from the waist up. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with a lighter pattern printed on it. A handwritten note on the back says "Milam Aunt, 1995 Living in LA over 100 yrs."
Date: 1900~
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin to Manuel de Mier y Teran, June 24, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin to Manuel de Mier y Teran, on June 24, 1828, discussing the American colonists who came to Texas to earn money to pay back debts, and the decree by the Mexican representative in Washington that debts may still be collected on Mexican soil.
Date: June 24, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Texas accomplice law could resurface when Derese testifies in trial

Description: Newspaper clipping containing an article from a 1977 issue of the Houston Post discussing a trial in which Paula Cantrell Derese will testify against Vernon E. McManus regarding a capital murder case. It also gives background about previous instances of the relevant Texas law regarding court appearances by persons implicated in crimes. The reverse side of the clipping includes an article about a highway to be built in Louisiana using clam shells and an advertisement for The Houston Post.
Date: January 30, 1977
Creator: Flynn, George
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Bends in Sabine River Between Texas and Louisiana

Description: Map of the sharp bends in the Sabine River between Texas and Louisiana, showing the distance in feet of the flowing water in the river. The map also includes cut banks, sandy banks, ferry routes, bluffs, and vegetation lines. Scale [ca. 1:3,000] (250 feet to the inch). There is also an inset map of the Texas-Louisiana border, showing the Sabine River emptying into the Sabine Lake. The inset has markings for counties and parishes, large cities, and the bends in the river. Scale [ca. 1:1,140,480] (18 miles to the inch).
Date: 1921
Creator: Floore, S. P.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1878 (2).

Description: Map of the U.S. Postal Service stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, and Indian Territory, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. two times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued office. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1878
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Post Route Map of the State of Texas with Adjacent Parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and the Republic of Mexico 1887 (5).

Description: Map of the U.S. Postal Service mail stations and routes in parts of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Indian Territory, showing the beginning and end of routes, the frequency of the mail delivery (e.g. two times a week), special supply routes, and discontinued office. The map also includes railroads, major towns, bodies of water, and state and county lines.
Date: 1887
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of Texas - 1876]

Description: Map of Texas and the Indian Territory of what is now Oklahoma, showing towns, roads, railroads, county lines, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Small portions of Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, and New Mexico are also shown. There is an inset map of West Texas and a portion of Mexico in the lower-left corner, showing El Paso, Pecos, and Presidio Counties.
Date: 1876
Creator: Woodruff, L. C. & Sitgreaves, L.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pocket Map of the State of Texas

Description: Map of Texas and portions of Arkansas, Louisiana, and New Mexico as well as Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), showing towns, roads, railroads, county lines, bodies of water, and in some cases property lines and ownership. Scale [ca. 1:2,027,520] (32 miles to the inch).
Date: 1879
Creator: Pressler, Charles W. & Landermann, A. B.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Map of Central Texas]

Description: Map of Central Texas and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), showing towns, roads, railroads, county lines, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Includes notes on the abundance of water and forest cover. The map also includes small portions of Louisiana and Arkansas. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library