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Map showing location of the original King's Highway from Sabine River to Rio Grande River, marked by DAR of Texas.

Description: Map of the original King's Highway (now the El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail) from the Sabine River to the Rio Grande River, surveyed on the behalf of the Texas chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The map also includes county/parish lines, bodies of water, and major towns. No scale indicated.
Date: 1918?
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A new map of Arkansas with its canals, roads and distances.

Description: Atlas map of Arkansas, showing finished and proposed canals, railroads, major roads, towns, and rivers. A key at the top of the map shows the steamboat routes and distances from Little Rock to New Orleans, Little Rock to Pittsburgh, and Little Rock to Fort Gibson. Scale [ca. 1:2,280,960] (approximately 36 miles to the inch).
Date: 1850?
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Military Roads of Central West Texas, 1849-60

Description: Map of the central West Texas military roads and forts used during 1849-60. Each road has a probable date of emergence. The map also includes county boundary lines, towns, areas of elevation, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Day, R. A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Van Dorn Road]

Description: Map of the Van Dorn Trail, a road that ran from Fort Belknap, near Newcastle, Texas, to Camp Radzminski on Otter Creek, north of Frederick, Oklahoma. The map also includes Indian Territory, battle sites, and possible additions to the road. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Smugglers' Road Drawn by Harry Pettey

Description: Map of El Camino del Caballo (also known as Smugglers' Road) in the southern part of Nacogdoches County, used by Spanish missionaries in the 18th century. The map also includes portions of El Camino Real, Trammel's Trace, and La Calle Real del Norte as well as other roads, towns, crossings, missions, and cemeteries. No scale indicated.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pettey, Harry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas

Description: Map of the major roads in Texas, showing hand drawn lines in various colors with corresponding road names and continuation lines to towns outside of Texas. Includes a table of code numbers of roads in the upper-left corner. The map also shows major towns, county lines, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,200] (20 miles to the inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas

Description: Map of the major roads in Texas, identified by hand drawn lines in various colors with corresponding road names and continuation lines to towns outside of Texas. Includes a table of code numbers of roads in the lower-right corner and a listing towns of importance on the Chisholm Trail and the Western Trail (lower-left corner). The map also shows major towns, state parks and forests, county lines, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,200] (20 miles to the inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Johnson's Texas]

Description: Hand drawn color map of Texas showing counties, cities, roads, railroads, creeks and rivers circa 1866. Insets showing Plan of Galveston Bay and Vicinity, and Northern Part of Texas.
Date: 1866
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett)
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas

Description: Map of the major roads in Texas, identified by hand drawn lines in various colors with corresponding road names and continuation lines to towns outside of Texas. The map also shows major towns, state parks and forests, county lines, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,200] (20 miles to the inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas

Description: Map of the major roads in Texas, identified by hand drawn lines in various colors with corresponding road names and continuation lines to towns outside of Texas. The map also shows major towns, state parks and forests, county lines, bodies of water, and other geologic features, with relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,200] (20 miles to the inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Comanche Country and Adjacent Territory, 1860

Description: Military map of the Comanche Indian Territory in the Great Plains, showing Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, and Colorado. The map includes military trails and posts (abandoned and occupied). State lines, towns, bodies of water, and areas of elevation are also shown. Towns enclosed in brackets were established after 1860. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1933
Creator: Riney, W. A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Comanche Country and Adjacent Territory, 1840

Description: Military map of the Comanche Indian Territory in the Great Plains, showing Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska. The map includes military trails and posts (abandoned and occupied). State lines, towns, bodies of water, and areas of elevation are also shown. Towns enclosed in brackets were established after 1840. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1933
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Routes of Indian Raids into the Northern Mexican States and United States Military Posts, 1860

Description: Military map of conflicts between settlers and the Southern Plains Indians in Texas, New Mexico, and Mexico. The map shows trails and military posts (occupied and abandoned). State lines, towns, roads, bodies and water, and areas of elevation are also included. Towns enclosed in brackets were established after 1860. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1933
Creator: Riney, W. A.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Plot of Itinerary Map from Helena, Texas to Ft. Mason, Texas

Description: Plot of two routes from Helena, Texas, to Fort Mason, Texas, marched and surveyed by the 35th Infantry Division, showing major towns and rivers. The route on the right has information about road conditions, river currents, and the abundance of water, grass, and woods. Scale [ca. 1:633,600] (approximately 10 miles to the inch).
Date: 186u
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Partial Map of Dallas Showing the Route of the National Road and the Old Preston-Austin Road

Description: Partial map of Dallas, Texas, showing the routes of the 1844/45 Central National Highway and the Old Preston-Austin Road. The map titled "Map of the Central National Road of the Republic of Texas" shows the entire route from Dallas, Texas, to Kiomatia, on the bank of the Red River. The map below shows the route in Dallas County, overlaid on major streets. Map includes towns, roads and highways, creeks, rivers, railroads, channels, and county lines.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blair, Betty Jo
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The San Antonio Roads

Description: Map of three San Antonio roads: Ramon's Road, Later San Antonio Road, and Southern Loop. Map includes towns, counties, rivers, creeks, boundaries, and landmarks, with a legend in the lower-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:1,520,640] (24 miles to the inch).
Date: unknown
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Travis County Clerk Records: Commissioners Court Road Index

Description: Partial index to Travis County road matters recorded in the Commissioners Court minutes from 1850-1958, showing name, location, precinct, class, width, and length of road; plat; file number; and book and page number where recorded in the minutes. Recorded alphabetically by name of road.
Date: 1850~/1958~
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

Travis County Clerk Records: Commissioners Court Road Minutes Volume 1

Description: Minutes of Travis County Commissioners Court pertaining to road matters from 1895-1926, including orders of jury to view road and reports of jury. Orders of jury to view road show date of court session; volume and page number of docket; names of petitioners; description of location for proposed road; court order appointing jury to assess any damages of proposed road; names of jurors chosen; court order of county surveyor to lay out road; and signatures of commissioner, county clerk, and deputy. Reports of jury show names of petitioners; date jurors appointed; dates jurors viewed, laid out, surveyed and described road designated by petitioners; recommendation whether to establish road; location and course of road to be established; date report filed; names of jurors; order of court approving road; signature of county judge; and plat of proposed road. Arranged chronologically by date recorded.
Date: 1895/1926
Creator: Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office.
Partner: Travis County Clerk’s Office

Sectional Map indicating main Automobile Roads between Canada and United States (Middle West Sheet).

Description: Map of roadways in the Midwestern United States and southern portions of the Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario provinces of Canada. The map includes major towns and cities; bodies of water, including the Great Lakes; and boundaries. The map also includes an inset map of the four Canadian road map sheets in this series near the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:2,217,600] (35 miles to the inch).
Date: 1926
Creator: Canada. National Development Bureau.
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library