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Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et les Etats Unis

Description: This map shows most of North America including present-day Canada, United States, and parts of Mexico. Various areas are outlined in color. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown pictorially). There is a text annotation in the upper left corner of the map. Outside of the map, there are two columns of text that appear to have been pasted onto either side of the map.
Date: 1786
Creator: Brion de la Tour, Louis
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Spanish Dominions in North America

Description: This map shows portions of North and Central America. Various regions are outlined in different colors. Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: 1847
Creator: Neele & Son
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Le Champ D' Asile Au Texas

Description: First page telling the story of the Colony in Texas; sketch of the colony included.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

San Felipe de Austin: Capital of Austin's Colony

Description: Award-winning essay about the city of San Felipe de Austin giving a brief history starting with the city's founding and background on Stephen Austin's colony.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hoff, Blanche
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and Luther L. Mays - November 1939]

Description: Letters between Dr. Meyer Bodansky and Dr. Luther L. Mays, dated November 19 and 28, 1939. The first letter is from Dr. Mays, who is from the Department of Psychology at Baylor University. He requests that Dr. Bodansky send him any extra rats or young animals that he may have in order to start a colony for psychological experimentation. The second letter is a response from Dr. Bodansky, who states that he will not have any young animals or rats to send until the late Spring.
Date: November 18, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Mays, Luther L.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

Papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 2

Description: "Leftwich's Grant is the second volume in a series that is intended to document the colonization of an area in Central Texas that eventually became known as Robertson's Colony." It covers "the three years that [Robert] Leftwich spent in Mexico City and Saltillo" and includes "a complete account of his official negotiations with both the national government in Mexico City and the state government of Coahuila and Texas. It also includes documents concerning Dr. Felix Robertson, President of the Texas Association, and the group of young men who came to Texas with him in the fall of 1825 to explore the grant and survey land for the stockholders" (p. 11). The index begins on page 667.
Date: 1975
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 102, July 1998 - April, 1999

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 541.
Date: 1999
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 39, July 1935 - April, 1936

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 341.
Date: 1936
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 8, July 1904 - April, 1905

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the beginning of the volume starting on page i.
Date: 1905
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 9, October 1834, through March 20, 1835, Sarahville de Viesca

Description: The papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas include text providing historical context and an overview of events as well as transcriptions of land grant maps and other documentation related to the colony. This volume focuses on the establishment of the colony's capital, Sarahville de Viesca. Index starts on page 589.
Date: 1982
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas, 1913-
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas, Volume 11, July 26 through October 14, 1835, Nashville-on-the-Brazos

Description: The papers concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas include text providing historical context and an overview of events as well as transcriptions of land grant maps and other documentation related to the colony. This volume focuses on the events immediately before the Texas Revolution when the Mexican army moved into parts of Texas and the people living in Sarahville de Viesca (the capital of Robertson's Colony) began to leave the city to live in Nashville-on-the-Brazos, another city within the borders of the colony. Index starts on page 625.
Date: 1984
Creator: McLean, Malcolm Dallas, 1913-
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collin County

Description: Map of Collin County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Orr's Line and the east line of Peter's Colony are marked on map, in addition to the North and South boundary lines of the Memphis, El Paso and Pacific Railroad Reservation. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: July 23, 1862
Creator: Reichel, Robert
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hood County

Description: Map of Hood County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Peter's Colony line is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: June 1875
Creator: Thielepape, George J.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hunt County

Description: Map of Hunt County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The north line of Mercer's Colony is marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: June 1894
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hunt County

Description: Map of Hunt County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The north line of Mercer's Colony and Orr's line are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1851
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jackson County

Description: Map of Jackson County, Texas, including the Gulf Coast region. Portion of Jackson County West of Lavaca River, belongs to Victoria Land District. The Titled Lands marked in blue are in Austin's Colony, the red are in DeLeon's Colony, and the yellow are in DeWitt's Colony, as shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: September 18, 1865
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hopkins County

Description: Map of Hopkins County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Mercer's Colony line is marked on the map as well as the road from Tarrant to Clarksville, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1863
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hunt County

Description: Map of Hunt County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. The north line of Mercer's Colony is marked on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1851
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Jackson County

Description: Map of Jackson County, Texas, including the Gulf Coast region. The Atascosita Road crossings of Navidad and Lavaca Rivers are shown on map. A color legend for colony surveys is also shown on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: April 1896
Creator: Appell, P. F.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Hopkins County

Description: Map of Hopkins County, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Mercer's Colony line is marked on the map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1872
Creator: Pressler, Charles W. & Lungkwitz, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Callahan County

Description: Map of Callahan County, Texas, including the Panhandle Plains region. Asylum Lands and the Western boundary of Peter's Colony are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: November 1878
Creator: Wise, Louis C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Map of Van Zandt County

Description: Cadastral map of Van Zandt County, Texas in the Prairies and Lakes region. Major governmental and geographic features are marked including Mercer's Colony Line. Scale ca. 1:133,334.
Date: August 1853
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office

Van Zandt County

Description: Map of Van Zandt County, Texas, including the Prairies and Lakes region. Mercer's Colony Line and the road from Kingsborough to Fort Houston, Texas are marked on map. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: 1870
Creator: Stremme, C. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Texas General Land Office