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Tartaria.

Description: Map shows Asia from Russia, Persia, and the Caspian Sea to the west and China, Korea, Japan, the "Mongul. Tendvc," and the "Mare Glaciale" to the east; shows pictorial Great Wall of China. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1602
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

De la Tartarie.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century boundaries, regions, and cities of Russian Siberia and Tartarie, Grand Tartarie, Persia, and parts of China and India. Includes text in two panels flanking left and right of map. Scale not given.
Date: [1775..1795]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Russian Discoveries : from the Map Published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg.

Description: Map shows coast of Russia, the Alaskan peninsula, and portions of the Arctic Circle; routes and stops taken by explorers Captains Bering and Tschirikow and others. Includes legend and "explanation of the Russian names. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1775
Creator: Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Russian Discoveries : from the Map Published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg.

Description: Map shows coast of Russia, the Alaskan peninsula, and portions of the Arctic Circle; routes and stops taken by explorers Captains Bering and Tschirikow and others. Includes legend and "explanation of the Russian names. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1775
Creator: Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte des nouvelles decouvertes au nord de la Mer du Sud: tant à l'Est de la Sibérie et du Kamtchatka, qu'à l'Ouest de la Nouvelle France.

Description: Map shows routes of exploration, areas of Native American habitation, and major settlements; western New France [northwestern portion of North America] includes "Mer ou Baye de l'Ouest" possibily as an early and enormous representation of Vancouver Bay; dates and names of explorers/discoverers. Includes "Avertissement," illustrations, and title cartouche. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1776..1784]
Creator: Santini, Francesco
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[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
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of letter from Henry Clay to Joel R. Poinsett, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S Mexico, September 24, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Clay to Joel R. Poinsett, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S Mexico concerning relations and trade agreements between Mexico, the United States of America, Great Britain, and Colombia.
Date: September 24, 1825
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Carte de Europe depuis la fin des Croisades jusqu'a la Reforme.

Description: Map shows the extent of various kingdoms and empires in Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa from the time of the Crusades until the time of the Reformation. Includes names of rulers and dates of their reign; routes and names of explorers with dates. Inset: La Prusse de 1226 a 1525 [Prussia from 1226 to 1525]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1870]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Europe en 1815.

Description: Map shows extent of the French, Austrian, Russian, and Ottoman Empires at the end of the reign of Emperor Napoleon I. Insets: "Théâtre des deux invasions" [Theatre of the two invasions], "Théâtre des guerres de Vendée" [Theatre of war in Vendee], and "Bassin du Pô" [Po River Basin]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1870]
Creator: Delamarche, Alexandre, 1815-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte politique de L'Europe

Description: Map shows extent of Austrian Empire, "Rme." of Prussia, Turkey, Russia, and France political boundaries during the mid-nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1863
Creator: Legay.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Glass Slide of Monument of Catherine II (St. Petersburg, Russia)

Description: A glass slide showing an 1897 photograph of a group of people standing in front of the Monument of Catharine II (Catherine the Great) with the Alexandrinsky Theatre in view in the background (St. Petersburg, Russia.). One of the girls appears dressed as Catherine the Great. On the frame of hte slide is printed "Neg. No 1255, copyright 1897 by Underwood & Underwood, New York City.
Date: 1897
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, November 2, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing his plans for travel into the Russian frontier, as well as a few details from his travels thus far. He mentions that he thinks America should not pay off Cuba and Puerto Rico's debts, and that he will give a description of life in Poland in his next letter.
Date: November 2, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956
Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund

[Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to Isaac Herbert Kempner, November 13, 1898]

Description: Letter from Daniel Webster Kempner to his brother Isaac Herbert Kempner discussing current events, including England's Jamaican colony and their dealings with the Philippines, and his plans for the rest of his trip. The bottom half of the letter is torn off.
Date: November 13, 1898
Creator: Kempner, Daniel W. (Daniel Webster), 1877-1956
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Partner: Harris and Eliza Kempner Fund