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Basilica Maya

Description: Postcard depicting Basilica Maya, a church in Peru. The church is large and many storied, featuring classic Castillon architecture. Many buildings surround the church, featuring similar architecture. On the back of the postcard, a letter is written to Federica Abreu from Anita and Lalo.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

Pérou et Brésil.

Description: Map shows cities, towns, and provinces of Peru and Brazil, and areas of Native American habitation. Includes illustrated title and French, Spanish, and Portuguese scales. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:20,000,000]
Date: 1809
Creator: Chamouin, Jean Baptiste Marie, b. 1768
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte qui représent la parte méridionale du Brésil et du Pérou, le Chili septentrional et le Paraguay : ce qui fait la partie de milieu de L'Amérique Méridionale [South America - Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows the geography and late eighteenth century settlements in the southern half of the South American continent. Includes historical notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:6,500,000].
Date: 1779
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Amerique meridionale divisée en ses principales parties ou sont distingués les vns des autres les estats suivant qu'ils appartiennent présentement aux François, Castillans, Portugais, Hollandois, & c

Description: Map shows South American political boundaries, ports, coastline detail, inland settlements, areas of Native American habitation. Includes notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:16,000,000].
Date: 1685
Creator: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte du Pérou et Brésil sepl. de Tierre - Firme, de Guayana, et de la rivière des Amazones : ce qui fait la partie boréale de L'Amérique Meridiole [South America - Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows the geography and late eighteenth century settlements in the northern half of the South American continent. Includes historical notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:6,500,000].
Date: 1779
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of South America for the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America.

Description: Map shows parts of late eighteenth century South America identified as "New Km. of Granada," "Km. of Tierra Firma," "Brasil," Peru, "Chili," Paraguay, and Guiana. Coastal settlements, some inland settlements, and areas of Native American habitation are identified.
Date: 1777
Creator: Kitchin, Thomas, d. 1784.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of New Granada, Venezuela, Guiana, Peru, Equador, and the Argentine Confederation]

Description: Map shows provinces, cities, towns, areas of Native American habitation, and some mineral resources in mid-nineteenth century New Granada [Colombia], Venezuela, Guiana [sic.], Peru, Equador [sic.], and the Argentine Confederation. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale of each map [ca. 1: 13,500,000].
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

South America.

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century Colombia, "Guyana," Brazil, United Provinces, Patagonia, "Chili," Peru, and Falkland "Isles" cities and political divisions. In Brazil: "unexplored parts" and "parts unknown." Major geographic labels in English, some labels in Spanish, particularly rivers and settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1815..1835]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

South America.

Description: Map shows major cities, coastlines, and political divisions including the Republic of Colombia, "Brasil," "Peru or Lima," "United Provinces," Patagonia, Chile, and Bolivia. Inset: "Guatemala or The Republic of Central America." Includes notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:14,500,000] and [ca 1:15,000,000].
Date: 1837
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Süd America.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century South American political divisions and geography. Provinces of come countries are indicated. Includes pronunciation guide. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:15,000,000].
Date: 1874
Creator: Kiepert, Heinrich, 1818-1899
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of South America, showing its political divisions.

Description: Map shows South America divided according to mid-nineteenth century political boundaries with major cities and geography highlighted throughout. Inset: "Map showing the proposed Atrato-inter-oceanic canal routes, for connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:30,000,000] and [ca. 1:5,640,000].
Date: 1860
Creator: Williams, W. (Wellington)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Pervviae avriferae regionis typus.

Description: Map shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Scales differ.
Date: 1584
Creator: Ortelius, Abraham, 1527-1598
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new & exact map of the coast, countries and islands within ye limits of ye South Sea Company: from ye River Aranoca to Terra del Fuego, and from thence through ye South Sea, to ye north part of California &c. with a view of the general coasting trade-winds, and particular draughts of the most important bays, ports, & c.

Description: Map shows settlements, areas of Native American habitation, routes of travel, mining activity, and "limits" of the South Sea Company; California, New Mexico, and Florida, New Spain, and all of South America with some political divisions. Includes notes and dedication cartouche. Insets: "A Chart from England to the River Ara-noca &c," "Peypses or Pepys I., p. 24.," "A Map of ye Straits of Magellan &c., page 27.," "A Map of the Isthmus of Darien The Bay of Panama &c., p. 136.," "The Gallapagos Islands, p. 119.," "The Island of Juan Ferdinando, p. 69.," "The Gulf of Nicoya or Gulf of Salinas, p. 130.," "The Gulf of Amapalla or Fonesca, p. 180," and "The Port of Acapulco." Relief shown pictorially. Depths by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:27,000,000].
Date: [1705..1725]
Creator: Moll, Herman, d. 1732
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America.

Description: This map shows most of the Western Hemisphere, including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding oceans and islands. Countries are outlined using various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:42,240,000].
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America.

Description: This map shows most of the Western Hemisphere, including North and Central America, South America, and the surrounding oceans and islands. Countries are outlined using various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Dower, John, fl. 1838-1846?
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Transcript of letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg, May 10, 1825]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Secretary of State Henry Clay to Henry Middleton, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary U.S. to St. Petersburg requesting that Middleton attempt to engage Russia in persuading Spain to not continue fighting in order to hold onto to its New World colonies.
Date: May 10, 1825
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History