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Panigloben in Homalographischer Projection

Description: This map shows the world in two circular hemispheres. Continents and some countries are labeled. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is an ancillary map at the bottom of the page showing the North Pole, labeled "Länder um den Nord-Pol in Stereographischer Polarprojection." To either side of the ancillary map, there are colored charts comparing the heights of world mountains; they are labeled "Höhen auf der Westlichen Halbkugel" and "Höhen auf der Östlichen Halbkugel." Scale 1:94,000,000.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lange, Henry, 1821-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commercial Map of the World

Description: This sheet includes multiple maps; on the front is a commercial map of the world. The commercial map is color-coded to show different aspects of commerce (the key is in the lower right corner) and also uses red and black lines to mark trade and communication routes as well as ocean currents (the key is in the lower left corner). Additionally, red text marks the locations of products and industries across the world. Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back of the commercial map, there are multiple other maps on two pages. The page on the left has a central political map of the world labeled "The World To-Day" and is surrounded by maps showing portions of the world from different time periods. On the right half, there are four maps: a small inset of "Ancient Rome" in the upper left corner, "Italy at the time of Augustus" in the upper right corner, "Greece at the time of Pericles" in the middle of the page and to the left, and "Palestine, Lower Egypt and part of Arabia, A.D. 70" at the bottom. All of the maps use colored shading to mark different regions or features.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinman, Russell, 1853-1912
Item Type: Map
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.)
Item Type: Map
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. Geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially). In the center of the page, there is a map showing recent discoveries in Antarctica with text regarding the expeditions.
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mappemonde suivant la projection de Mercator

Description: This map uses Mercator projection and shows the entire world. Major regions (North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia) are shaded in different colors. Some cities are noted and countries labeled (but not delineated). Bodies of water and other geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Jacobs, S. & Fremin, A. R.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Planisphere physique, où l'on voit du Pole Septentrional ce que l'on connoit de terres et de mers : avec les grandes chaines de montagnes qui traversent le globe

Description: This map shows the world as a physical planisphere projection, as viewed from the North Pole. Some geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridian: Isle de Fer.
Date: 1752
Creator: Bauche, Philippe, 1700-1773 & Schenk Jansz, Leonard, 1732-1800
Item Type: Map
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
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Principal Ocean Trade Routes of the World

Description: This map shows the world with major trade routes marked. The routes are shown in red lines and black dotted lines with labels and some notes regarding transit times. Major cities and exports are labeled; bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown in hachures). There is text beneath the map labeled "Questions on the Map." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. On the back of the map there are two pages of text. On the left, the text is titled "Physical Geography -- General Review" and includes general questions about geography. The text on the right page is labeled "Abyssinia. -- Negro Africa: South Central Africa and African Islands" and includes general information about the geography and commerce of Africa.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A New and Accurate Map of the World, Comprehending all the New Discoveries, in Both Hemispheres, carefully brought down to the Present Time.

Description: This map shows the entire world in two round depictions of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, respectively. Each of the major regions is outlined, shaded, and labeled. Major rivers and islands are marked. There are several small drawings around the outside of the map showing "Geographical Circles," the "Solar System," and the "Terrestrial Globe."
Date: unknown
Creator: Baldwyn, George Augustus
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Planes on Airstrip

Description: Copy photograph of military planes on an airstrip in Casablanca, Morocco. There are three propeller planes in the foreground. There are men standing beneath the two closest. A row of planes and a hangar can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Scene

Description: Copy photograph of pedestrians in a street in Old Medina, Casablanca, Morocco. At the side of the street are vendors selling pottery and baskets. A handwritten note on the photograph reads, "Old Medina, Casablanca."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Swimming Pool and Diving Platform

Description: Copy photograph of a swimming pool in Casablanca, Morocco. Two men stand beside the pool, and a young boy sits near the water. Near the men is a large diving platform next to a small building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Three Military Men in Buggy

Description: Copy photograph of three military men in a horse-drawn buggy in Casablanca, Morocco. The men and the buggy driver are all looking at the camera. A building labeled "Sibrotex" can be seen in the background, as well as several pedestrians.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Horses and Cart on Street

Description: Copy photograph of a street scene on the street Rue de la Gare in Casablanca, Morocco. Visible are a horse-drawn cart and a man in a suit crossing the street. There is a sign above the man that says, "Garage."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Sign

Description: Copy photograph of a street sign in Casablanca, Morocco. The sign is composed of six arrow signs pointing to various cities, including Paris, New York, London, Berlin and Tokyo, spelled here as "Tokio." In the background are several buildings and pedestrians, including men in military uniform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Swimming Pool

Description: Copy photograph of a swimming pool in Casablanca, Morocco. A child is sitting near the edge of the pool. There are several rows of seats on the opposite side of the pool.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Nouvelle carte de la mer Mediterranee [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows coastline of Africa, Europe, and the Middle East from the Strait of Gibraltar to the coast of Syria. Includes illustrated title cartouche. Index to ports and islands. Sheets have 35 cm. overlap. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1700
Creator: Berthelot, François, hydrographer
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The World

Description: Page from atlas includes maps of both hemispheres along with a description of navigators from 1482-1790: "Chronological account of the most celebrated modern navigators".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Carte d'Amérique.

Description: Map shows major cities, political divisions, areas of Native American habitation, minimal detail for western portion of North America; western portion of Africa and southwestern Europe as far east as Italy. Inset: "Supplément á la partie nord ouest de l'Amérique, d'aprés les découvertes du Capitaine Cook." [Supplement to the northwestern part of America, after the discoveries of Captain Cook]. Includes notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1819
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte d'Amérique dressée pour l'usage du roy en 1722.

Description: Map shows major settlements, areas of Indian habitation, physical features, and political divisions for North and South America, including French Louisiana and New Spain; Mediterranean Sea, southern tip of Great Britain and Ireland, and western coast of Europe and Africa; large "Mer de l'Ouest [western sea] shown north of California. Includes notes and discovery dates, title courtouche and "Advertissement." Inset: [Map of] "Mer Glaciale et Terres Arctiques." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1763
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Del oceano Atlantico Septentrional que comprende desde el equator hasta 58 [grados] de latitud norte y entre la longitud de 93 [grados] á ocidente y 15 [grados] al oriente del meridiano de Cadiz.

Description: Map shows northern Atlantic Ocean ports and coastline detail, including the coastline along the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific coastline of Central America and the northern coast of South America. Ports and coastline detail are also provided for western Africa, western Europe, Great Britain, the North Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea to the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia. Includes some dates of sightings or discoveries for islands in the Atlantic. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1825
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of America from the latest authorities.

Description: Map shows North America, South America, Greenland, Western Europe, and Africa. Areas of Native American habitation are noted and the Rocky Mountains are labeled "the Stony Mountains." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1806
Creator: Cary, John, ca. 1754-1835.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library