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Territories of New Mexico and Utah

Description: Atlas map of the territories of New Mexico and Utah in 1855, showing populated areas, wagon routes, proposed railroads and explorers' routes, and natural features. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:4,752,000] (approximately 75 miles to the inch).
Date: 1855
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Ray A. Gano to Louie Caudillo - 1977-09-15]

Description: Letter from Ray A. Gano, LULAC National Vice President, to Louie Caudillo, State Capitol Personnel Division, printed on League of United Latin American Citizens letterhead and dated September 15, 1977. The letter refers to enclosed charter and membership applications.
Date: September 15, 1977
Creator: Gano, Ray A.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

A new map of the state of California, the territories of Oregon and Utah, and the chief part of New Mexico.

Description: Atlas map of the newly formed state of California and the territories of Utah, New Mexico, and Oregon. The map includes boundary lines, major towns, early settlement roads, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,969,600] (110 miles to the inch).
Date: 1850
Creator: Thomas Cowperthwait & Co.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Client Card: Mr. Ted Cannon]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Mr. Ted Cannon, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry.
Date: February 1963
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

Colton's Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah township grid, detailed place names, railroads, counties, and Native American reservations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:2,090,880].
Date: [1877..1879]
Creator: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of Arizona and Utah]

Description: Map shows Native American reservations, military reservations, mining activity, mineral resources, railroads, counties, cities, towns, and notable geographical features. Includes notes, distances between towns on railroad routes, and population and area statistics. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,250,000] and [ca. 1:2,300,000].
Date: [1881..1891]
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of railroad lines through the mountains of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico]

Description: Map shows existing and proposed railroads lines across the mountain ranges of eastern Utah, western Colorado, and northwestern New Mexico; counties, cities, towns, roads, ancient ruins, mining activity, and geographical points of interest; overview of main railroad lines from Kansas City to San Francisco on inset. Inset: [Map of the Southwest showing railroad lines between Kansas City and San Francisco]. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1885..1889]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of California, Nevada, and Utah]

Description: Map shows early twentieth century California railroads, cities and towns, counties, electric lines, and Native American reservations in Nevada. Includes indexes and statistics. Insets: "San Francisco and vicinity." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,724,280], [ca. 1:2,661,120], and [ca. 1:2,027,520].
Date: 1920
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the United States showing locks and railroads with proposed improvements to the Welland Canal]

Description: Map shows major existing and proposed railroad and canal routes; major cities, state and territorial boundaries; "Missouri or North West Territory," Washington, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico, and Minnesota territories. Includes table of "Dimensions of Locks," notes, state populations, and distances between points; note specifically discusses the widening of the Welland Canal. Small hand logo or symbol near center of map points to Chicago. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1875]
Creator: Maillefert & Raasloff
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean route near the 35th parallel: Map no. 2: From the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean.

Description: Map shows expeditionary trails, Native American names for mountain peaks, and potential railroad routes. Includes distance in miles points along route and notes. Insets: "Sketch of Aztec Pass" and "Sketch of Campbell's Pass" [both] drawn by C. Mahon. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:950,400].
Date: [1853..1854]
Creator: Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817(?)-1863
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

California, Utah, Lr. California and New Mexico

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century cities, towns, and geographical features in New Mexico Territory, Utah Territory, and California. Relief shown by hachures. Map appeared in the Weekly Dispatch Atlas. Scale [ca. 1:5,068,000].
Date: 1864
Creator: Ettling, Theodor, b. 1823
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Three Photographs of California Scenery in Snow]

Description: Three photographs of the scenery near Colton, California in snow. Note on the back of the top photo reads, "Made from S.P in Calif. near Colton, 12-23-47 Snow on Mts." Note on the back of the middle photo reads, "Made from S.P. Train 12-23-47 near Colton, Calif." Note on the back of the bottom photo reads, "Made from the S.P. Train 12-23-47 near Colton, Calif."
Date: December 23, 1947
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Utah.

Description: Map shows railroads, cities, towns, and notable physical features; Natural Bridges Monument. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,690,000].
Date: [1908..1928]
Creator: C.S. Hammond & Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of Utah]

Description: Map shows counties, existing and proposed railroads, Indian reservations, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:2,400,000].
Date: [1892..1894]
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of Bird's Eye View of Salt Lake City]

Description: Postcard of a town as seen from an aerial view, further described as "This is a most remarkable picture as seen from the eye of the bird man. It shows most of the historical points of interest and many new ones. In the foreground are the "Mormon" Temple Square, the Hotel Utah, the Lion and Beehive Houses, the new Church Office building, Z. C. M. I. and other business houses. In the center are the L. D. S. Buildings and in the distance the Utah State Capitol." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 23, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Capitol Building from Memorial Tablet]

Description: Postcard of a white capitol building with a golden dome as seen from across a flowering park, described as "Portion of Memory Park from Memorial Tablet, Dome of Capitol Building in Distance, Salt Lake City, Utah." The back of the postcard adds, "Under the rose covered pergola, in Memory Park, is a bronze Memorial Tablet bearing the names of Utah's hero dead who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War. The Park is one of Salt Lake's beauty spots covering the walls of City Creek Canyon opposite the State Capitol Building." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Mrs. Carroll E. Ward Texas Ice Co. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 24, 1934
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Overland Trail]

Description: Map shows trail route from Independence, Missouri (and also St. Joseph) to Sacramento, California across the "political divisions of the Great West": Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Oregon, California, and Nevada, landmarks and areas of Indian habitation. Includes note describing area and history of the route. Inset: United States west of Mississippi River showing political divisions in 1849. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1893
Creator: Johnston, Stewart
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

California, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, and Washington.

Description: Map shows county lines, cities and towns, military posts, existing and proposed railroad routes, areas of Native American habitation, and mineral resources; territories of Washington, Montana, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:2,680,000] and [ca. 1:2,450,000].
Date: [1869..1883]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch exhibiting the routes between Fort Laramie and the Great Salt Lake from explorations by J.C. Fremont, H. Stansbury Capts. Corps of Topl. Engrs., E.G. Beckwith Lieut. 3 Art., T.F. Bryan Lieut. Topl. Engrs., and F.W. Lander Chf. Engr. 8th. Pss. Pacific Wagon Road, War Dept: Office Explorations & Surveys.

Description: Map shows military posts, roads and trails, settlements, and explorers' routes across western territory of the United States [consisting of modern-day] Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,000,000].
Date: 1858
Creator: United States. Office of Explorations and Surveys.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Washington and Oregon.

Description: Mid-nineteenth century map shows Oregon surrounded by Washington to the north and east, Washington extending to the Rocky Mountains and bounded by "Nebraska Territory" to the east and to the south by the "Territory of Utah;" areas of Indian habitation, counties, settlements, and military posts. Relief indicated by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:3,240,000].
Date: [1859..1862]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Geological map of portions of Wyoming, Idaho and Utah.

Description: Map shows geological composition, cities and towns, Native American reservations, springs, roads, trails, passes, railroads, and physical features. Includes key to geological composition. Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Scale [1:506,880].
Date: [1868..1888]
Creator: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of Idaho and Utah]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Idaho railroads, counties, cities, and towns. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:4,679,000] and [ca. 1:3,802,000].
Date: [1895..1915]
Creator: [C.S. Hammond & Co.]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of Nevada and Utah]

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, cities and towns, and notable geographic features. Inset [Nevada]: [Southern tip of Nevada]. Relief shown by hachures.
Date: [1880..1900]
Creator: Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library