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Carta Esférica de las Yslas Baleares y Pithyusas : Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor, Por el Emo. Sor. Bo. Fr. Dn. Antonio Valdés, Secretario de Estado, y del Despacho Universal de Marina.

Description: Map shows ports, cities, and physical features of Iviza, Majorca, Menorca, and adjacent smaller islands. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1786
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plano de las rias de Ferrol, Coruña y Betanzos [Espana]

Description: Map shows late eighteenth century navigational data for the confluency of the Ferrol, Coruña and Betanzos Rivers in Spain. Shore structures are noted. Includes notes. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1787
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of Fernando Cortés]

Description: Postcard of Fernando, or Hernán, Cortés, Spanish conquistador.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Carta Esférica desde Co.. Sn. Vicente hasta Co.. Ortegal : Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor, Por el Exmo. Sor. Bo.. Fy. Dn. Antonio Valdés, Xefe de Esquadra de la Rl. Armada, Consejero de Estado, Secretario de Estado y del Despacho Universal de Marina, y encargado interinamente de la Secretaria de Estado de Guerra, Hacienda, Comercio y Navegacíon de Yndias.

Description: Map shows coastline detail with towns, ports, islands, mountain peaks, and landmarks for Portugal and northwestern Spain. Includes illustrated title cartouche. Prime meridians: Tenerife, Paris, Cadiz, and Ferrol. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1788
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from Sheppard W. King, III to John J. Herrera - 1977]

Description: Letter from Sheppard W. King, III to John J. Herrera, asking "Johnnie" to forward a letter onto John Michael Herrera, who can reply to Jeaneite T. O'Shea. King also asks for a copy of the letter to show his friends for a good laugh while drinking.
Date: 1977
Creator: King, Sheppard W., III
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Africae tabula geographica.

Description: Map shows northern coast of Africa, Iberian and Italian peninsulas, and larger islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Includes notes. Scale not given.
Date: 1742
Creator: L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan de combat naval d'Algesiras.

Description: Map shows progression of the naval battle in 1802 at Algeciras in the Bay of Gibraltar off the coast of Spain; positions of French, Englilsh, and Spanish forces; towns, roads, fortifications, structures and ships. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1825..1845]
Creator: Tardieu, Ambroise, 1788-1841
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ocean on the Coast of Spain]

Description: Photograph of low ocean waves with the faint outline of Spain's coast in the distance.
Date: [1942..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Carta esférica desde Punta de Europa á Cabo de Gata en la Costa de Europa y desde Ceuta hasta Cabo Hone en la de Africa: Presentada al Rey Nuestro Señor por mano del Ex-mo Sr. Baylío Fr. D. Antonio Valdés SSrio. de Estdo. y del Despacho Universal de Marina.

Description: Map shows Mediterranean coastline coast from the western narrowing of the Mediterannean Sea at the Strait of Gibraltar along the Spanish coast of Andalusia near Cabo de Gata, and near Cabo Hone along the African coast of Morocco; cities, harbors, structural symbols, and anchorage. Includes "nota": Los Numeros de la Sonda son brazas de á 2. varas Castellanas. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1787..1807]
Creator: Torfino de San Miguel, Vincente, ca. 1732-1795
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nouvelle carte de la mer Mediterranee [Sheet 1].

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

Carte de L'Empire Carlovingien et des Empire Arabes.

Description: Map shows the extent of various kingdoms and empires in Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa during and after the reign of Charlemagne; partitioning of the empire in 845 according to the Treaty of Verdun. Inset: Partage de L'Empire Carlovingien [The Carolingian Empire shared]. Includes dates. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1850, 1870]
Creator: Delamarche
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Transatlantic Steamship Routes: Supplement to the Pilot Chart of the North Atlantic Ocean, January, 1893.

Description: Map shows southern and northern routes across the Atlantic Ocean between Europe and North America with coordinates of points along routes. Includes text, tables, compass, "Proposed New York-Gibraltar steamship routes," "Table of distances in nautical miles, from New York and Boston to Fastnet and Bishops Rock," "Latitudes of Great Circle Intersections on the Porposed Routes," and "Proposed Steamship Routes between New York and the Straits of Gibraltar." Also includes detailed navigational instructions for sailing from New York and Boston to Ireland and the Straits of Gibraltar. Scale not given.
Date: 1893
Creator: United States. Hydrographic Office.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo in Osuna]

Description: Postcard of Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costillo in Osuna. Don Miguel is standing against a tree and listening to one of the soldiers. Osuna is a town and municipality in the province of Seville, southern Spain, in the autonomous community of Andalusia.
Date: unknown
Creator: Tarjeta Postal
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

History of Negro soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and other items of interest.

Description: Includes sections on the causes of the Spanish American War, the incident with the Battleship Maine, African Americans in the Navy, African Americans on San Juan Hill, Roosevelt, McKinley, Buffalo Soldiers, African American officers and regiments. General themes include civil rights and prejudice.
Date: 1899
Creator: Johnson, Edward Augustus
Item Type: Book
Partner: Other

[Letter from Jeaneite T. O'Shea to Sheppard W. King, III - 1977-06-29]

Description: Letter from Jeaneite T. O'Shea to "Miss" Sheppard King, replying to a telegram from King. O'Shea explains that she would like to move out of her current apartment, which she shares with a person much older than she, and is seeking to possibly share an apartment with King.
Date: June 29, 1977
Creator: O'Shea, Jeaneite T.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

L'Empire Romain et les barbares du nord au IVéme Siécle et avant la Grande Invasion.

Description: Map shows the extent of the Roman Empire and other kingdoms and empires in Europe, the Middle East, and northern Africa before the invasion of the Huns. Inset: Arrivée des Huns sur le Danube 376 [Arrival of the Huns on the Danube 376]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1870]
Creator: Delamarche
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library