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A new map of the United States : upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the island of Cuba.

Description: Map shows state and territorial boundaries, railroads, common roads, canals, swamps, military posts, areas of Native American habitation, cities and towns; streets, structures, and harbor detail for city and harbor of Havana. Insets: "Map of the Niagara River and Falls," "Map of California, Oregon, New Mexico, Utah &c.," "Map of the island of Cuba," and "City & harbor of Havana." Includes "explanation" and notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights on insets. Depths by soundings on insets. Scale [ca. 1:4,110,000].
Date: 1851
Creator: Williams, W. (Wellington)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Preliminary survey of Humboldt Bay, California.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century land formation, islands, inlets and settlements in Humboldt Bay, California. Includes sailing directions and illustration: View of Red Bluff, Entrance Humboldt Bay. Inset: "Sketch of Humboldt Bay." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Scale [ca. 1:30,000] and [ca. 1:150,000].
Date: 1851
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mouth of Columbia River.

Description: Map shows coastline of Barker's Bay and Young's Bay and the township of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River. Includes sailing directions and tide chart. Inset: View of the Entrance of Columbia River, Cape Hancock or Disappointment E. by N. (compass) 12 statute miles [illustration]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and depth contours. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1851
Creator: United States Coast Survey.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mouth of Columbia River.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century coastline of Barker's Bay and Young's Bay and the township of Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River in Washington. Includes sailing directions and tide chart. Inset: View of the Entrance of Columbia River, Cape Hancock or Disappointment E. by N. (compass) 12 statute miles [illustration]. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and depth contours. Scale 1:40,000.
Date: 1851
Creator: United States Coast Survey.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The United States from the latest authorities: For Hayward's Gazetteer.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century United States geography, borders, large cities, drainage, roads, railroads, western trails, and Native American tribe locations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000].
Date: 1851?
Creator: Hayward, John, 1781-1869
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of Central America shewing [sic.] the different lines of Atlantic and Pacific communication.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Central America railroads, proposed canals or water communications, common roads, gold and silver mines, major cities and towns. Includes text notes, legend, and five topographical cross sections. Insets: "Map of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec in the Republic of Mexico reduced from the original by order of Dn. José de Garay," "Isthmus of Panama," "Plan of the mouth of the river Coatzacoalcos," "A vertical projection upon a plan perpendicular to the meridian," "Section 1, across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec," "Section 2, from Port St. Juan del Norte to Port Realejo," "Section 3, from the Lake Nicaragua to Port San Juan del Sur," and "Section 4, between Chagres (Atlantic) & Vaca de Monte (Pacific)." Relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1851
Creator: Disturnell, John, 1801-1877
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika.

Description: Map shows the mid-nineteenth century geography, cities, boundaries, and territories of the United States. Insets: "Washington," "Boston," "New York," "Philadelphia und Trenton." Relief shown by hachures. No scale indicated.
Date: 1851
Creator: Streit, Friedrich Wilhelm, d.1839
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Denkschrift

Description: Broadside that is part of the Portfolio Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas
Date: 1851
Creator: Hermann, Fürst zu Wied
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere.

Description: Map shows cities and major political boundaries on the continents of North and South America; the Pacific islands and the "Bhering Sea" between Asia and "Russian America." Includes illustrations of indigenous people and animals in twelve circular vignettes surrounding the map. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1851
Creator: Rapkin, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis: compiled under the direction of the committee appointed by the City Council of Boston for celebrating the opening of railway communication between the waters of the Atlantic at Boston, the Canadas and the Great West.

Description: Map shows existing and proposed railroads, major cities and ports for northeastern United States; same for the state of Massachusetts; existing and proposed railroad lines, railroad termini, piers, existing and proposed docks, location of public facilities and navy yard, dams, and bridges for Boston harbor area. Scale [ca. 1: 3,379,000] and [ca. 1:32,000].
Date: 1851
Creator: Boston (Mass.). Engineering Department.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico, California and Texas.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century geography, cities, towns and political boundaries in Mexico and the southwestern United States. Includes illustrations: "Gold Washing," "Mexican peasantry," and "Ruins at Uxmal, Yucatan." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:14,000,000]. Map appeared in The Illustrated Atlas and Modern History of the World published by John Tallis and Company.
Date: 1851
Creator: Rapkin, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Claim certificate: Francis M. White]

Description: Francis M. White to the State of Texas for $31.50 for service in the Army of the Republic of Texas in Capt. Menefee's company under Col. Owen in 1842
Date: August 25, 1851
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Marriage Certificate of Robert and Sallie Parker]

Description: Photograph of a certificate certifying the marriage of Robert Henry Parker and Sallie Ann Clarke. The certificate features an ornamental, floral border with the image of a couple riding in a boat being led by a robed woman with a torch. According to the certificate, they were married on November 20, 1851. This marriage certificate was found in the R. H. & S. A. Parker Bible.
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Transportation News, Volume 32, Number 3, March 2007

Description: Newsletter published by the Texas Department of Transportation for TxDOT employees including information about the organization, projects throughout the state, and other topics related to transportation in Texas.
Date: March 2007
Creator: Texas. Department of Transportation.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Glass Making

Description: Print with sketches and explanations of glass making (reverse: sketches and explanations of ice machines.)
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to Sarah Osterhout, December 21, 1851]

Description: Letter from John Patterson Osterhout to his mother, Sarah Osterhout, discussing his safe arrival to Bellville, Texas. He told her he might be staying there for a few months and starting a school, but was unsure. He promised to write her a longer letter soon and let her know the mail only came through once a week.
Date: December 21, 1851
Creator: Osterhout, John Patterson
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin College

Map of the United States of North America, upper & lower Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & British Columbia, Mexico, Cuba, Jamaica, St. Domingo and the Bahama islands.

Description: Map shows union and confederate states at the onset of the Civil War; cities and towns, proposed and existing railroad lines. Inset: [Map of Mexico's southern tip]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:5,963,000].
Date: 1861
Creator: Ettling, Theodor, b. 1823
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere.

Description: Map shows cities and major political boundaries on the continents of North and South America; the Pacific islands and the "Bhering Sea" between Asia and "Russian America." Includes illustrations of people and animals in 12 circular vignettes surrounding the map. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1851
Creator: Rapkin, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library