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Mappe-monde ou description du globe terrestre: assujettie aux observations astronomiques.

Description: Map shows the eastern and western hemipheres of the globe with six continents and major cities; Australia as "Nouvelle Hollande" with a vague southern coast hoined with [modern-day] Tasmania; hand-drawn sailing route [presumably that of Captain James Cook] is also shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:80 000 000].
Date: 1782
Creator: Janvier, Jean Denis
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappe-monde dressé sur les observations de mrs. de l'Academie royale des Sciences et quelques autres et sur les memoires les plus recens à son Altesse Royale Monseigneur le Duc de Chartres.

Description: Map shows major cities, political boundaries, and physical features of six continents; incomplete coastlines of North America, Nouvelle Hollande [Australia], and northeast Asia; coastline of Nouvelle Guinee [New Guinea] and Nouvelle Hollande are shown to be contiguous. Includes dates and routes of exploration. Relief shown pictorially. No scale indicated.
Date: 1700
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de,1675-1726
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappemonde à l'usage de l'instr[ucti]on.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century geographical outlines, political boundaries, and major cities in six continents including "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia], sea routes traveled by Captain James Cook, and areas of indigenous populations. Includes text: "Avertissement: On a ajouté à cette mappemonde les nouvelles découvertes faites par le Capitaine Cook dans ses trois differens voyages ...Avec Privilège d'Auteur Année 1792." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1792
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte réduite des parties connues du globe terrestre : dressée au dépost des cartes plans et journaux de la marine pour le service des vaisseaux français.

Description: Map shows major cities, physical features, some political divisions, for 6 continents, including "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia]; upper portion of North America bears a note inferring it is unknown whether it is sea or land. Includes notes and text. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1784
Creator: Dépôt général de la marine
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte reduite des parties connues du globe terrestre : dressée au dépost des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine.

Description: Map shows known extent of six continents; western portion of Nouvelle Hollande [Australia], only portions of northwestern coastline of North America, and southern portion of Greenland. Includes text: Avertissement, notes and dates of discovery. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not noted.
Date: 1755
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
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'é 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. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1750..1770]
Creator: Santini, Francesco
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mapa general de la República de Méjico.

Description: Map shows cities, villages, roads, state boundaries, physical features, roads, railroads, and areas of Native American habitation. Insets: "Croquis de los Caminos de Méjico à Veracruz," "Puerto de Veracruz," "Puerto de Matamoros," and "Puerto de Tampico." Includes legend, "Tabla de Distancias", comparative population statistics for the Mexican states and their capitals with location coordinates, a comparitive chart of the principal rivers of Mexico, a distance chart for locations on the road from Veracruz to Acapulco, and a comparative chart of mountain peak altitudes; notes on boundaries. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings on inset. Scale [ca. 1:5,230,000].
Date: [1866..1886]
Creator: Erhard (Firm)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nova & accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula nautica variationum magneticarum index juxta observationes anno 1700.

Description: Map shows magnetic variations, trade routes, seasonal currents, coastal ports and settlements for six continents; continents of Australia and North America are incomplete. Includes text notes, illustrated title cartouche, and dates of discovery. Inset: "Asin que rien ne manquast à cette carte, nou arons ajoûté ce Cercle Polaire en partie pour montrer l'inclinaison de Meridien vers le Pole en partie pour évitar le trop grand rétrecissement de nôtre échelle." Scale not given.
Date: [1739..1750]
Creator: Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappe-Monde sur la projection réduite de mercator.

Description: Map shows extent of the known world with six continents, major cities, major physical features, beginning with European and African continents on the left with Iceland and the coast of Greenland, to the coast of Europe and Africa on the far right with Iceland to the north [Iceland appears twice on the map]. Includes notes. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1800..1815]
Creator: Giraldon
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappe-Monde en deux hémisphèrea.

Description: Map shows eastern and western hemispheres with six continents, major cities, coast of "Nouvelle Hollande" [Australia] separate from "Terre Van Diemen" [Tazmania]. Includes notes. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1800..1815]
Creator: Giraldon
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Orbis vetus in utrâque continente : juxtà mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astronomicis redatus.

Description: Map shows mid-eighteenth century geography and major cities of four known continents and portions of two incomplete continents [unlabeled Australia and North America]. Western hemisphere is named "Atlantis Insula" and the southeastern coast of Australia is shown to include island areas actually located to its north. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:38,000,000].
Date: 1752
Creator: Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Rene Magritte in America

Description: Catalog from the exhibition, "Rene Magritte in America," December 6, 1960–January 8, 1961, held at the Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts. Includes: statement by artist, essay, list of works in the exhibition, images.
Date: 1960
Creator: Dallas Museum for Contemporary Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

The Gulf Region, from Sanson's Map of North America, 1669, showing the Bay of "Spirit Santo" with the rivers supposed to empty into it and down the western Gulf Coast "Escondido" River.

Description: Map of North America from the mid-seventeenth century, showing the lands of present-day Mexico, United States, Caribbean islands, and Canada. The map indicated a number of place names, territories, and bodies of water in French.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Transcript of Two Letters, January 1798]

Description: Copy of transcript for two letters, written in January 1798. The first, from Delassus de Luziere on January 15, 1798, asks that land belonging to the king be given to an unnamed man because he has proven himself to be a good farmer on land belonging to Mrs. Beauvair. The second, from Zenon Trudeau on January 21, 1798, informs the recipient that he will receive the land he has requested.
Date: [1798-01-15..1798-01-21]
Creator: Trudeau, Zenon & Luziere, Delassus De
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History