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"Nueva Hispania Tabula Nova"

Description: Copper engraving of Mexico showing Baja California, southern United States, Florida, and half of Cuba; Yucatan is shown as a peninsula; Latin text on verso
Date: unknown
Creator: Girolamo Ruscelli
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

La Floride

Description: This map shows the southeastern portion of present-day United States, around the Gulf of Mexico. A large region is outlined in color and labeled 'Floride' (it encompasses portions of present-day Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida). Some cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:12,000.000].
Date: unknown
Creator: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Hispania nova

Description: Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro.
Date: 1597
Creator: Wytfliet, Cornille
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle

Description: The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle published in 2 volumes. This is volume-2, as related by his faithful lieutenant, Henri de Tonty; his missionary colleagues, Fathers Zenobius Membre, Louis Hennepin, and Anastasius Douay; his early biographer, Father Christian LeClercq; his trusted subordinate, Henri Joutel; and his brother, Jean Cavelier; together with memoirs, commissions, etc. Edited with an introduction by Isaac Joslin Cox
Date: unknown
Creator: Cox, Isaac Joslin
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle

Description: The journeys of Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle published in 2 volumes. This is volume-1, as related by his faithful lieutenant, Henri de Tonty; his missionary colleagues, Fathers Zenobius Membre, Louis Hennepin, and Anastasius Douay; his early biographer, Father Christian LeClercq; his trusted subordinate, Henri Joutel; and his brother, Jean Cavelier; together with memoirs, commissions, etc. Edited with an introduction by Isaac Joslin Cox
Date: 1905
Creator: Cox, Isaac Joslin
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Nueva Hispania tabula nova.

Description: Map shows known geography, rivers, and settlements in late sixteenth century New Spain [Mexico]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not shown.
Date: 1599
Creator: Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Audience de Mexico

Description: Map of Mexico and surrounding areas. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro.
Date: 1657
Creator: Sanson, Nicolas, 1600-1667
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Amerique Septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties : ou sont distingués les vns des autres les estats suivant qu'ils appartiennent presentemet aux François, Castillans, Anglois, Suedois, Danois, Hollandois, tirée des relations de toutes ces nations.

Description: Map shows locations of various Native American tribes and California as an island; New mexico, Florida encompassing southeastern portion North America, New Spain, and Canada or New France; a small portion of eastern "Florida" [Georgia/Carolinas] is termed French Florida. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:11,000,000].
Date: 1681
Creator: Sanson, Guillaume
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America noviter delineata

Description: Map of North and South America showing political boundaries and place names. Includes inset of Greenland and illustrations of ships and sea monsters.
Date: 1633
Creator: Merian, Matthaeus
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

N. America

Description: This map shows the continent of North America and surrounding areas. Portions of present day Canada are labeled "Parts Undiscovered" and only partially delineated. Some regions are marked including notations showing the locations of some Native American tribes. Rivers and mountains are marked (with relief shown pictorially). Prime meridian: London.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Andrew, 1726-1809
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Connally Family at Event]

Description: A photograph of Gov. John Connally with wife Nellie, and their three children, John Connally III, Sharon, and Mark. Behind the family is a Welcome banner.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

America : with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings.

Description: Map shows geography and settlements in known parts of mid-seventeenth century North America and South America. Includes text, colored illustrations of Native Americans, settlers, and settlements. Inset: [Greenland and Iceland]. California is depicted as an island and the Great Lakes are not shown. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:45,000,000].
Date: 1676
Creator: Speed, John, 1552?-1629
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Church History Book III

Description: Book handwritten by Blanche Avant titled, "Church History Book III." The book concerns the history of Christianity during the sixteenth century.
Date: 1902-03-04/1902-04-03
Item Type: Book
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Nueva Hispania tabula nova.

Description: Map shows known geography, rivers, and settlements in early sixteenth century New Spain [Mexico]. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:19,000,000].
Date: 1564
Creator: Ptolemy, 2nd cent.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Le nouveau Mexique, appelé aussi Nouvelle Grenade et Marata, avec partie de Californie : selon les memoires les plus nouveaux.

Description: Map shows settlements, areas of Native American habitation, and coastal points along "Isle de Californie" and "Mer de Califronie" and inland to the Rio del Norte beyond Santa Fe. Includes "Avertissement," list of provinces and notable towns, text, and decorative cartouche. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:454,000].
Date: [1680..1689]
Creator: Coronelli, Vincenzo, 1650-1718
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Soldier in Doorway]

Description: Photograph of a soldier standing in a doorway, pointing to numbers carved above it: "1557, M-D-L-VII." A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Date of house - 1557."
Date: [1943..1944]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

The La Salle Expedition to Texas: The Journal of Henri Joutel, 1684-1687

Description: Book containing an annotated and edited translation of an account of Robert La Salle's expedition down the Mississippi River and into Texas. Joutel recounts such things as sailing to North America, daily activities during the expedition, and the murder of La Salle.
Date: 1998
Creator: Joutel, Henri, 1640?-1735
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Espejo in the Big Bend

Description: Research paper written by Florian A. Kolodzie for a History class at Marfa High School on January 19, 1948. The paper is about the Spanish exploreres, especailly Antonio de Espejo, in the Big Bend area of Texas.
Date: 1972
Creator: Kolodzie, Florian A.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library