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America

Description: Map of the western hemisphere; it is a hand-colored engraving showing settlements and topography. Countries are outlined in various colors.
Date: 1844
Creator: Arrowsmith, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mexico and West Indies.

Description: Map shows geography, political boundaries, and major settlements in early nineteenth century Mexico and the West Indies. Includes chart showing "possessions of European states." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:8,448,000].
Date: 1826
Creator: Smith, J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of North America, with the West India Islands : Divided according to the preliminary articles of peace, signed at Versailles, 20, Jan. 1783. Wherein are particularly distinguished the United States and the several provinces, governments & ca. which compose the British dominions; Laid down according to the latest surveys and corrected from the original materials, of Goverr. Pownall, Membr. of Parliamt. 1783 [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows the geography, some settlements, and some Native American habitation in late eighteenth century Central America. Includes historical notes, text, and inset: "The passage by land to California, discover'd by Father Eusebius Francis Kino, a Jesuit; between the years 1698 and 1701, before which, and for a considerable time since California has always been described in all charts & maps as an island." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000].
Date: 1794
Creator: Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nouvelle carte du Mexique, du Texas et d'une partie des états limitrophes.

Description: Map shows the geography and settlements of 1840 Mexico and the Republic of Texas along with adjoining areas of the United States. Insets: "détails des environs de Mexico et de la Vera-Cruz" [details near Mexico City and Vera Cruz] and "complément de la carte donnant le Yucatan et une partie des provinces unies de l'Amérique Centrale" [supplement to the map for the Yucatan part of the United Provinces of Central America]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000].
Date: 1840
Creator: Brué, Adrien Hubert, 1786-1832
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte du golphe du Méxique et des isles Antilles: reduite de la grande carte angloise de Popple.

Description: Map showing inland settlements of coastal lands of the North, Central, and South Americas along the Gulf of Mexico; Gulf and Pacific coasts of New Spain; islands and ship channels of the Caribbean and Atlantic areas including the West Indies and Bermuda. Includes text and color key to European possessions; key to rivers in the Gulf of Panama. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1780
Creator: Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexique, Amerique Central, Antilles

Description: This map shows Central America and the Caribbean as well as the surrounding areas. Countries are shaded in color (corresponding to a key near the upper right corner) and the states of Mexico are outlined in green. Some major cities, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There are four insets: the Isthmus of Panama (lower right corner), and the islands of St. Martin, La Martinique, and La Guadeloupe in the upper right corner. Scale [ca. 1:2,285,700].
Date: unknown
Creator: Dumas-Vorzet, Ed.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America del Nord

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. The map is shaded in color to show elevations (there is a key in the lower left corner of the map). Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (relief also marked with spot heights). Scale 1:50,000,000 (W 130°--W 70°/N 60°--N 0°) Around the outside of the map, there are black and white illustrations showing various scenes of landscapes, people working, and wildlife. Each illustration is labeled with a place name.
Date: unknown
Creator: Richter, Albert
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte de l'Amerique et des Mers voisines

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and western portions of Europe and Africa. Some countries are labeled and bodies of water and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown pictorially). Prime Meridian: Paris.
Date: 1763
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of North America: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's New Intermediate Geography.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and some of the surrounding areas. Countries and regions are shaded in various colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights as well as depth by form lines). Scale [ca. 1:34,957,000]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The back of the map contains a page of text titled "Questions on the Map of the Eastern Hemisphere" (not included) at the top of the page and then text on the bottom half titled "The Western Hemisphere" (to the left) and "The Eastern Hemisphere" (to the right). The text in the bottom half of the page appears to be numberd facts and information regarding different regions of the world with accompanying questions in the footer.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Western Hemisphere

Description: This map is circular and shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding oceans and island chains. Various regions and countries are outlined in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). At the bottom of the page, there are statistics regarding animals on the globe and vegetables (on the left of the page), and a table of the highest mountains (on the right of the page).
Date: unknown
Creator: J. & C. Walker
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

Mexico & Guatimala

Description: This map shows Mexico, Guatemala, and the surrounding areas. Mexican states are outlined in various colors and labeled; "Guatimala" encompasses all of Central America (except for Belize). Major 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

Le Vieux Mexique, ou, Nouvelle Espagne avec les costes de la Floride

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Countries are outlined in color; major cities, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially) as well as colored symbols that appear to mark churches or missions. Dotted lines mark territories within Mexico. A color illustration of native people is in the lower left corner, near the text boxes containing the title and other information.
Date: 1705
Creator: Fer, Nicolas de, 1646
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Indies

Description: This map shows Central America and the surrounding Caribbean area. Cities are marked as well as bodies of water, and geographic features (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Countries are outlined and shaded in various colors (including present-day Central America labeled 'Guatemala' and Alaska labeled 'Russian America'). Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: 1836
Creator: Findlay, Alexander G.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America: designed to accompany Cornell's High School Geography.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Regions are shaded in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back, there is a second map showing a portion of British America (present-day Canada) with different territories shaded in color and labeled. This map also has major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked.
Date: 1855
Creator: Cornell, S. S. (Sarah S.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

L'Amérique : dressée pour l'étude de la géographie

Description: This map shows the western hemisphere including North and South America and the surrounding areas. The continents and different countries are outlined in red and shaded in various colors. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There are illustrations of ships in the oceans and of various objects around the title in the lower left corner. There are columns of text to the left and right of the map including information regarding "Suite, sur les Peuples de l'Afrique," "Analyse: De la Carte générale de l'Amérique," and "Note historique." The number '48' is in the upper corner of the left column of text.
Date: 1790
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexiko

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Visible U.S. states and Central American countries are outlined in color. Mexican states are outlined in red with major roads, cities, bodies of water and other geographic features also marked (relief is shown by hachures and spot heights). There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Die schweiz im maβstab der hauptkarte."
Date: unknown
Creator: Bibliographisches Institut Leipzig
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

N. America

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Countries are shaded in different colors (with all of Central America labeled "Guatemala"). Cities and towns are marked based on population (the key is at the bottom of the map). Bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief based on hachures) as well as Russian and British possessions and the locations of some Native American tribes. An illustration of an Indian near a lake is in the lower left corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Woodward, E. F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico, Guatimala and The Texas.

Description: This map shows Mexico and Central America as well as adjacent portions of North America. Regions are outlined in various colors. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). A text box in the lower left corner gives "Statistics of the N. American Republics" including land area and population.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Republique des des États Unis du Mexique

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Mexican states are outlined in red and labeled. Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner shows Central America, titled "Guatemala ou Provinces Unies de l’Amérique Centrale." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the names and locations of some Native American Indian tribes are noted on the map.
Date: unknown
Creator: Monin, C. V. (Charles V.); Bénard & Grénier, L.
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