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Mexico

Description: Front cover and front inside of the portfolio containing a hand-colored, engraved pocket map of Texas and Mexico showing major roads, settlements, rivers, and empresario grants; insets of statistics, distances, and roads from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico City.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Postcard Depicting Madero, Mexico]

Description: Postcard depicting the city of Madero, Mexico. The photograph shows a downtown street lined with business store fronts. In the distance, several people walk down the street, facing away from the camera. A fountain to the right of the photograph marks the beginning of the street. An automobile is parked in the distance on the right side of the street. On the back of the postcard is a letter written in Spanish, addressed to Mr. Jose B. Aguilar in San Antonio, Texas, from a Victoria in Madero, Mexico.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

[Atardecer Lake]

Description: Postcard photograph of Patzcuaro Lake, also known as Atardecer Lake in Guadalajara, Mexico. The photograph is cast in relief from the setting sun disappearing behind a line of mountains that stretch across the photograph. Several clouds filter sunlight onto to the lake in an irregular pattern. A dock is just visible to the right of the photograph, slightly below where the mountain line meets the lake waters. A hand-written inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Atardecer Lago de Patzcuaro No. 19. A letter to Federica Abreu is addressed on the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

North America : performed under the patronage of Louis Duke of Orleans, First Prince of the Blood [Sheet 4].

Description: Map shows provinces, cities, towns, forts, Native American villages, tribal territory, shoals, banks, and other details along the coast of Mexico. Includes text of historical and descriptive notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000].
Date: 1752
Creator: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of the north parts of America claimed by France under ye names of Louisiana, Mississipi, Canada, and New France with ye adjoining territories of England and Spain : to Thomas Bromsall, esq., this map of Louisiana, Mississipi & c. is most humbly dedicated, H. Moll, geographer.

Description: Map shows early eighteenth century North American geography, roads, settlements, areas of Native American habitation, and navigational routes. Includes notes and illustration. Insets: "The harbour of Annapolis Royal," "A map of ye mouth of Mississipi and Mobile Rivers & c.," and "The Indian Fort Sasquesahanok." Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings on insets. Scale [ca. 1:7,000,000].
Date: 1720
Creator: Moll, Herman, d. 1732
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Schönberg's map of Mexico.

Description: Map shows boundaries of the Mexican states and major cities; major city and railroad locations in the southern United States; coastline of the Gulf of Mexico. Includes illustrations of various ships. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:6,336,000].
Date: 1866
Creator: Schönberg & Co.
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

Carte du Golfe du Mexique.

Description: Map shows Gulf of Mexico coastal detail from the Yucatan Peninsula to the Florida Peninsula, the Greater Antilles, the Bahamas, and neighboring islands; Atlantic coastal detail from Georgia and the Carolinas to Cape Fear. Includes a measurement conversion chart and logo. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings and isolines. Soundings in meters. Scale not given.
Date: 1843
Creator: France Dépôt général de la marine
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

Ferrocarril Internacional Mexicano y sus conexiones, 1894.

Description: Map shows the late nineteenth century Mexican railroad line. Includes legend, distance table, and two profiles of routes between Ciudad Porfirio Diaz and the Pacific Ocean; illustration of the International Bridge on title panel. Inset: Valle de Mexico [Valley of Mexico]. Relief shown by shading. Scale [ca. 1:4,600,000].
Date: 1895
Creator: American Bank Note Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Rand McNally & Co.'s new official railroad map of the United States : With portions of the dominion of Canada, the Republic of Mexico, and the West Indies.

Description: Map shows state boundaries for the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, and lower portion of Canada; major cities and towns, military posts, Native American reservations, and railroads; Oklahoma and "Indian Territory." Inset: "Map of Alaska." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:5,195,520].
Date: 1898
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Republic of Mexico : shewing [sic.] the lines of the Mexican Railway Co. Ld. & indicating approximately the vaious railway projects for which concessions have recently granted by the federal government.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century rail lines and geography in Mexico, part of Texas, and southern portions of border states from Louisiana to California. Inset: "Road from Vera Cruz to Mexico City." No scale indicated.
Date: 1882
Creator: Foot, G
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte du Mexique.

Description: Map shows geography and settlements in mid-nineteenth century Mexico. Relief shown by hachures, spots heights, and pictorially. Scale [ca.1:1,100,000].
Date: 1862
Creator: Sanis, Jean Leoń
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ferrocarril Internacional Mexicano y sus conexiones, 1901.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Mexican International Railroad lines, geography, and cities in Mexico and the southwest United States. Includes legend, distance table, and two profiles of routes between Ciudad Porfirio Diaz and the Pacific Ocean; illustration of the International Bridge on title panel. Inset: Valle de Mexico. Relief shown by shading. Scale [ca. 1:4,600,000].
Date: 1903
Creator: American Bank Note Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico : mapa de las lineas del Ferrocarril Central y conecciones.

Description: Map shows railroads in Mexico and United States. Includes legend, time zone clocks stamped on face of map, and "Perfil del Ferrocarril Central de Mexico a Paso del Norte" [Profile of the Central Railroad of Mexico to Paso del Norte]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:15,000,000].
Date: 1890
Creator: American Bank Note Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carte générale du Golfe du Mexique.

Description: Map shows sailing routes, coastal detail for the Gulf of Mexico along the Yucatan peninsula, Mexico, the United States, and the Florida peninsula; place names along the coast, lighthouse locations by color, islands, and notable physical features; inland route for the New Orleans area; the Florida Straits and the Atlantic coastline of eastern Florida; majority of Cuban coastline. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings. Soundings in meters. Scale not given.
Date: 1862
Creator: Robiquet, Aimé
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carta general del Estado de Coahuila de Zaragoza : formada por Disposición del Gobierno del mismo Estado.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century roads, railroads, towns, mineral resources, haciendas, and ranches in Coahuila de Zaragoza [Coahuila] in northern Mexico. Includes legend and illustrations. Insets: "Zaragoza," "Coahuila Coal Co., washer plant & coke ovens," and "Compañía Metalurgica de Torreón, S.A." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:500,000].
Date: 1905
Creator: Abbott, T. S.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mapa de los estados unidos de Méjico.

Description: Map shows Mexican state boundaries, cities, villages, and major roads. Texas boundary is shown beyond Santa Fe. Includes table of distances, table of statistics, "Profile of the route between Mexico and Vera Cruz," and "Profile of the route b[e]tween Mexico and Acapulco." Insets: "Carta de los caminos &c. desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico," "Map showing the battle grounds of the 8th and 9th May 1846. By J. H. Eaton," and "Chart of the bay of Vera Cruz. Drawn by order of V. Admiral Baudin." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights; depths by soundings on insets. Scale [ca. 1:4,500,000].
Date: 1935
Creator: Disturnell, John, 1801-1877
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library