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2011 Map Calendar

Description: Calendar for 2011 containing historical maps of areas of importance in Texas. It features historical dates, as well as American holidays.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Roster of Employees in the General Land Office

Description: Ledger contains lists of General Land Office employees, their job titles, and monthly earnings. Excerpted here are 98 pages covering January 1887-January 1891, which are the dates O. Henry was employed at the land office. W.S. Porter, later known as the writer O. Henry, is listed as draftsman, compiling draftsman and assistant draftsman, earning $100 per month. Porter's name appears on roughly half of the pages.
Date: 1881/1891
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Denton County, Texas

Description: Map of Denton County, Texas and the surrounding area. Individual properties are marked and labeled with land owners. There are various handwritten notes and additional property lines drawn on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,333
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Map of Runnels Co.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century landownership and land patents in Runnels County, Texas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Concho County, Texas.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Concho County, Texas block and tract numbers, landowners, and "German Emigration Company's Surveys." Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Jack County, Texas.

Description: Map shows land tracts, patents, landowners, and townships for Jack County; portions of adjacent counties where properties extend beyond county limits. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1896
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Stephens County, Texas.

Description: Map shows land plats for Stephens County, including original land grant patents for Peters Colony, with numbered blocks and parcels; some land ownership, towns; "Texas Emigration and Land Company's Premium Survey"; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Circle of approximately five inches at center of map encompasses town of Breckenridge. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Jones County, Texas.

Description: Map shows land tract boundaries and block and tract numbers, land ownership, land district boundary line, roads and trails; portions of adajcent counties where property lines extend beyond county limits. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:133,334].
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Denton County, Texas.

Description: Map of Denton County showing the parcels of land within the county labeled with the owners and sizes or lot numbers. Handwritten notes on the map appear to mark land divisions, later owners, and city locations. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1879
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Brown County.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Brown County, Texas property boundaries, landowners, land grants, and towns; dashed line representing existing road or proposed railroad line. Includes manuscript annotations showing petroleum prospecting activity. Scale [ca. 1:66,667].
Date: 1910
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Baylor County.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Baylor County, Texas property boundaries, landowners, land patents, towns, and railroads; handwritten annotations for petroleum prospecting activity. Scale [ca. 1:66,667].
Date: 1917
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library