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The Mexican Soldier, 1837-1847

Description: Front and back covers, and spine of a book that describes and illustrates Mexican military organization, dress, equipment, and regulations between 1837-1847.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mapa de los Estados Unidos Mejicanos arreglado a la distribucion que en diversos decretos ha hecho del territorio el Congreso General Mejicano.

Description: Map shows the individual Mexican states inclusive of the Californias and Coahuila y Tejas [Texas]; roads, cities, towns, villages, and areas of Native American habitation. Includes "Tablas de las distancias." Inset: "Mapa de los caminos & c. de Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Mejico" [Map of roads & c. Alvarado Veracruz and Mexico]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:5,385,600].
Date: 1837
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The tourist's pocket map of the state of Indiana, exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century Indiana roads, existing and proposed canals, existing and proposed railroads, counties, township grid, cities, towns, marshland, and notable physical features. Includes distances and tables of steamboat routes and county populations. Scale [ca. 1:1,298,880].
Date: 1837
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The travellers guide through Ohio with its canals, roads & distances.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century Ohio counties, county populations, cities, towns, roads and distances, existing roads, proposed railroads, and canals. Includes legend, table of steamboat routes, and visual graph or "profile of the Ohio Canal." Scale [1:1,490,000].
Date: 1837
Creator: Woodruff, William.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Lynn Harbor and Beach.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century railroad, road names, marshlands, buildings, businesses, and names of some residents in Nahant and Lynn, Massachusetts. Includes notes and 7 profile diagrams: Nos. 1-7. Relief shown by diagrams. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [1:21,120].
Date: 1837
Creator: Lewis, Alonzo, 1794-1861
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States: to illustrate Olney's school geography.

Description: Map shows cities, distances, comparative longitudes and latitudes, and areas of Native American habitation; Texas as independent nation, and northern portion of Mexico reaching to Oregon Territory, Missouri Territory, Indian Territory, and Iowa [Territory]. Includes table of distances from Washington, explanation, and notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1837
Creator: D.F. Robinson & Co. (Hartford, Conn.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Iron Mountain City [Missouri].

Description: Map shows street names, block and lot numbers, railroad, with locations for parks, churches, markets, institutions, Missouri Iron Company works, and the Mississippi River. Includes text describing plans for the city in a "Prospectus." Inset: State of Missouri, with her chartered & contemplated rail roads. Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale not given.
Date: 1837
Creator: T. Moore's Lithography
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Independence of Texas

Description: Report from Committee on Foreign Affairs stating that the U.S. government should recognize the independence of Texas.
Date: February 18, 1837
Creator: United States. Congress. House.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Nord America.

Description: Map shows political territorial possessions in North America, individual states and territories of the United States extending north of the forty-eighth degree line of latitude. Texas and the Southwest are shown as part of Mexico. Alaska is shown as a Russian possession. Areas of Native American habitation and major cities are noted throughout. Inset: "Die Aleuten oder Catharina's Archip." [The Aleutian Islands or Catharine Archipelago]. Includes includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1837
Creator: Weiland, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), d. 1847.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte spéciale, historique et géographique de la République des États-Unis de l'Amérique du Nord.

Description: Map shows the eastern United States, Florida Territory, and western territories to the Pacific coast as the Missouri, Arkansas, and Northwest Territories; the Republique du Mexique inclusive of [modern-day] Texas; areas of Native American habitation, treaty boundaries, and major cities. Includes notes, text, and statistics in left, right, and lower panels. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:15,000,000].
Date: 1837
Creator: Hacq, J. M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Laws of the Republic of Texas, in two volumes. Volume 01.

Description: This volume includes "The Declaration of Independence made by the Delegates of the People of Texas, in General Convention, at Washington," the "Constitution of the Republic of Texas," and the "Laws of the Republic of Texas." Index starts after page 267.
Date: 1838
Creator: Texas (Republic). Secretary of State.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The tourist's pocket map of the State of Illinois: exhibiting its internal improvements, roads distances &c.

Description: Map shows public land grid, counties, major cities and towns, "stage" roads and distances, and existing and proposed canals in Illinois. Building locations, mineral resources, and mining activity for Joe Daviess County in Illinois and Iowa County in "Ouisconsin" Territory: on inset. Inset: "Map of the lead mine region east of the Mississippi River." Includes legend, population table based on 1830 census, and table of steamboat routes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:1,840,000] and [ca. 1:1,090,000].
Date: 1837
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Scouting, Volume 76, Number 6, November-December 1988

Description: Bi-monthly publication of the Boy Scouts of America, written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others interested in the work of the Scouts. It includes articles about events and activities, updates from the national headquarters, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide.
Date: November 1988
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Partner: Boy Scouts of America National Scouting Museum

[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild (1837-1903) in Sherman, Texas. Text: Captured in Arizona at age 13 (1851) by Yavapai Indians, who massacred 6 members of family. Sold to Mojave Indians, she was treated kindly but bore mark of a slave - blue, cactus needle tattoo on skin - for rest of life. Ransomed by Army at Fort Yuma, 1856. Lived in California, then New York. There she married J. B. Fairchild in 1865. About 1872 moved to Sherman, where husband founded city bank. Resided in Sherman until death in 1903.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Marker: Trading Post of Holland Coffee]

Description: Photograph of the marker for the Trading Post of Holland Coffee in Pottsboro, Texas. Text: Established about 1837 for trade with the Indians of the Red River region and the Western Plains. Here many white captives of the red men were redeemed. From its vicinity, the Snively Expedition set out for New Mexico on April 25, 1843. Abandoned after Coffee's death in 1846. Erected by the State of Texas 1936.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West