886 Matching Results

Search Results

A combined view of the principal mountains & rivers in the world : with tables showing their relative heights & lengths.

Description: Map shows comparative lengths of world's rivers and heights of world's mountains, by region and by continent; treelines and vegetative growth, small illustrations of major cities and lakes with relative altitudes; relative locations for cities along course of rivers. Includes "Explanation" and "Tables of Heights" [in left and right panels] listing mountains with altitudes, locations, and numbered key to illustrations. Relief shown pictorially, by hachures, spot heights and in tables. Scale not given.
Date: 1849
Creator: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Texas: Turkey Mountain Quadrangle

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of the area surrounding Turkey Mountain, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, roads, windmills, mountains, and landmarks. Includes red overprint of roads classifications. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1955
Creator: Holder, C. C.; Tingey, W. A.; Schultz, J. T. & Gouchenour, E. W.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Texas Boundary Line]

Description: Physical map of the boundary line between Texas and New Mexico, showing a section of the Butterfield Overland Mail route and several mail stations, including Hueco Tanks.
Date: 1881?
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Picture of desert landscape]

Description: Photograph of a rocky desert landscape with a mountain ridge (part of the Chinati Mountain range) in Presidio County, Texas. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "The Big Bend is composed of the counties of Presidio, Brewster, and Jeff Davis" (p. 1).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Picture of Big Bend desert landscape]

Description: Photograph of mountain peaks outside of Alpine, Texas, which are part of the Davis Mountain range. A desert landscape and a grove of trees are visible in the foreground. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "This is a land which has fought against those who have tried to make it home since its creation" (p. 1).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Close up of Big Bend area landscape]

Description: Photograph of a rocky mountain ( part of the Davis Mountain range) behind a line of trees in the Big Bend area of Jeff Davis County, Texas. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "[According to an] Indian legend [...] After the heavens, the earth, and the living creatures had been shaped, the Great Spirit had a great accumulation of rocks and stony material left over. Even the Evil Spirit refused the pile, and so it became the mighty Big Bend of Texas" (p. 1).
Date: 1969
Creator: Edwards, Nancy
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Texas Boundary Line

Description: Physical map of the boundary line between Texas and New Mexico, showing a section of the Butterfield Overland Mail route and several mail stations, including Hueco Tanks.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Plat of the Resurvey of the Clark Boundary Line Between Texas and New Mexico, One Hundred and Third Meridian West from Greenwich, from Mile Cor. No. 120 to Mile Cor. No. 180 (Plate No. 3).

Description: Map of the boundary line between Texas and New Mexico, as surveyed by the U.S. Boundary Commission from April 17 to July 18, 1911. The map also includes fences, roads, and houses along the boundary line. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:63,360] (1 miles to the inch).
Date: 1911
Creator: Wetzel, William H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Plat of the Resurvey of the Clark Boundary Line Between Texas and New Mexico, One Hundred and Third Meridian West from Greenwich, from Mile Cor. No. 60 to Cor. No. 120 (Plate No. 2).

Description: Map of the boundary line between Texas and New Mexico, as surveyed by the U.S. Boundary Commission from April 17 to July 18, 1911. The map also includes fences, roads, and houses. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:63,360] (1 miles to the inch).
Date: 1911
Creator: Wetzel, William H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Plat of the Resurvey of the Clark Boundary Line Between Texas and New Mexico, One Hundred and Third Meridian West from Greenwich, from the SE. Cor. of New Mexico to Mile Cor. No. 60 (Plate No 1).

Description: Map of the boundary line between Texas and New Mexico, as surveyed by the U.S. Boundary Commission from April 17 to July 18, 1911. The map also includes fences, roads, and houses. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:63,360] (1 miles to the inch).
Date: 1911
Creator: Wetzel, William H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Plat of the Resurvey of the Clark Boundary Line Between Texas and New Mexico, Thirty Second Parallel of North Latitude, from the SE. Cor. of New Mexico to Mile Cor. No. 60 (Plate No. 7).

Description: Map of the boundary line between Texas and New Mexico, as surveyed by the U.S. Boundary Commission from April 17 to September 26, 1911. Relief shown in hachures. The map of the map shows a note from Bil Allcorn, Commissioner of the General Land Office, from 1958. Scale [ca. 1:63,360] (1 miles to the inch).
Date: 1911
Creator: Wetzel, William H.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Big Bend Trail Riders from Odessa

Description: Photograph of (L-R) J.B. Crow, Sammy Briggs. and Ray Briggs on horseback. They are members of the Odessa team taking part in the 1961 Big Bend Trail Ride, sponsored by the Big Bend Trail Ride Association. Sammy was the outstanding junior rider in the 1960 ride.
Date: 1961~
Partner: Marfa Public Library