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Carte Reduite du Globe Terrestre

Description: Hand-drawn map of the world, circa 1763. The place names are in French with some cities noted as well as geographic features (with relief shown pictorially).
Date: 1763~
Creator: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Amerique Septentrionale: Divisée en ses principales Possessions et Gds. Peuples

Description: This map shows North and Central America and some of the surrounding areas. Some places are labeled; bodies of water and some specific locations are marked with various symbols (there does not appear to be a related key).
Date: 1743?
Creator: Nolin, Jean Baptiste, 1686-1762 & Pufendorf, Samuel, Freiherr von, 1632-1694
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner. There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regard… more
Date: 1790
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and some of the surrounding areas. Various portions of the continent are outlined in different colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the names and locations of some Native American Indian tribes are noted.
Date: 1822
Creator: Hall, Sidney
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World, with the Tracts & Discoveries of the Latest Navigators.

Description: This map shows the entire world, broken down into two hemispheres (with are connected circles). The western hemisphere is shown to the left and the eastern hemisphere is to the right. Continents, some countries and major cities, and bodies of water are marked and labeled. Additionally, the routes of Captain Cook and other explorers of the late 1700s are noted and labeled.
Date: 1820
Creator: Kelly, Thomas
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

No. 4. Map of North America: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography

Description: This map shows North America and some of the surrounding areas. Each of the countries or regions is shaded using various colors. Major cities and capitals are marked (a text box in the lower left gives an "Explanation."). Bodies of water, locations of some Native American Indian tribes, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights).
Date: 1839
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nouvelle Espagne, Nouveau Méxique, Isles Antilles

Description: This map shows southern North and Central America and the surrounding area. Different regions are outlined and shaded in color, including Mexican states and Central American countries which are outlined in green. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). An inset in the upper right corner is titled, "Isles Açores ou Tercères."
Date: 1791?
Creator: Robert de Vaugondy, Gilles, 1688-1766
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America.

Description: This map is on a sheet that also contains text and shows the Western hemisphere, primarily the North and South American continents which are outlined in color. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). The text which takes up the left half of the front and right half of the back of the sheet appears to be dictionary definitions starting with "Amerisfoort" and ending with "Anacreon." There are page numbers in the lower corners (30 on… more
Date: unknown
Creator: F. P. Becker & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

Description: This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geograph… more
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World on a Globular Projection

Description: This sheet includes a map of the northern and southern hemispheres shown as connected circles. The continents are shaded in colors and labeled including some countries, cities, and bodies of water. At the bottom of the page is "A Chart, exhibiting the progress of Christianity from the birth of our Saviour to the present time" broken down by continents.
Date: October 13, 1830
Creator: D.F. Robinson & Co. (Hartford, Conn.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of North America: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's New Intermediate Geography.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and some of the surrounding areas. Countries and regions are shaded in various colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights as well as depth by form lines). Scale [ca. 1:34,957,000]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The back of the map contains a page of text titled "Questions on the Map of the Eastern Hemisphere" (not included) at the top of the page and then te… more
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America del Nord

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. The map is shaded in color to show elevations (there is a key in the lower left corner of the map). Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (relief also marked with spot heights). Scale 1:50,000,000 (W 130°--W 70°/N 60°--N 0°) Around the outside of the map, there are black and white illustrations showing various scenes of landscapes, people working, and wildlife. Each illustration is labe… more
Date: unknown
Creator: Richter, Albert
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de l'Amerique et des Mers voisines

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and western portions of Europe and Africa. Some countries are labeled and bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). Prime Meridian: Paris.
Date: 1763
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappa Fluxus et Refluxus rationes in Isthmo America: no inFreto Magellanico, cæterisque Americæ litoribus exhibens.

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked pictorially. There are illustrations of ships in various places around the map.
Date: 1665
Creator: Kircher, Athanasius, 1602-1680
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America

Description: This map shows North and Central America with countries outlined in various colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:21,723,000].
Date: unknown
Creator: J. & C. Walker
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Countries are outlined and shaded in various colors (including present-day Central America labeled 'Guatemala' and Alaska labeled 'Russian America'). Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: 1836
Creator: Findlay, Alexander G.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus.

Description: This map shows Central America and the Caribbean as well as the surrounding areas. Some countries and bodies of water are labeled. There are several series of radiating lines throughout the map as well as illustrations of ships within the ocean and people around the outsides of the map.
Date: 1671
Creator: Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664 & Montanus, Arnoldus, 1625?-1683
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere

Description: This map is circular and shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding oceans and island chains. Various regions and countries are outlined in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). At the bottom of the page, there are statistics regarding animals on the globe and vegetables (on the left of the page), and a table of the highest mountains (on the right of the page).
Date: unknown
Creator: J. & C. Walker
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new Projection of the Western Hemisphere of the Earth on a Plane

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere on a projection. The entire map is round with the upper and lower halves formed by inter-connected partial circles. North and Central America (and the northern part of South America) are shown in the top half, and South America is shown in the bottom half. Island chains are shown in left and right wedges. The portion on the left is labeled "Bahama or Lucayos Islands" and the one on the right is labeled "Antilles Leeward or Caribbee I.
Date: May 1, 1776
Creator: Hardy, J. & Bowen, Thomas, d. 1790
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The world: prepared expressly for the National Geographic Magazine, showing the political divisions, including those established after the World War

Description: Atlas map of the world showing international and states boundaries after World War I. The map includes insets of the north polar region (upper-left), south polar region (upper-right), density of population and prevailing winds (lower-right), and natural vegetation and ocean currents (lower-left). Scale [ca. 1:39,600,000] (625 miles to the inch).
Date: 1922
Creator: Grosvenor, Gilbert
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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

Map of the World Showing Trade Routes & Shortest Sailing Distances Between Canadian & Foreign Ports

Description: Atlas map of the world, presenting countries in a variety of colors, indicating the distance in nautical miles between Canadian ports and various maritime destinations. A box in the lower-right corner sets the synthesis of these distances in a table. Scale graduated to various degrees of latitude.
Date: 1930
Creator: Canada. Department of the Interior.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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