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California.

Description: Map shows railroads, potential railroad routes, and historical routes of exploration in California. Some descriptive text detailing topography and vegetation is also present. Inset shows some buildings, names of streets, and some neighborhoods. Includes legend and relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,100,000] and [ca. 1:31,680].
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States Coast Survey : Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 55.

Description: Map shows Texas coast from the mouth of the Sabine River to northern tip of unlabeled Matagorda Island; Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, Matagorda Bay, towns used for triangulation, and areas of completed mapping by sheet number and date. Inset: "Mouth of the Rio Grande. Sub-sketch showing the progress of the Survey of Rio Grande and vicinity 1853 & 1854." Includes legend. Scale [ca. 1:600,000] and [ca. 1: 400,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The United States of America.

Description: Map shows state boundaries, major cities and towns, existing and proposed railroads, canals, military outposts, areas of Native American habitation, historic exploration routes, "Indian Territory," the western territories of the United States. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:7,190,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Texas

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas with their major roads, railroads, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures). Within the state, each county is labeled and colored. In the lower left corner, there is a key as well as two insets: "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale ca. [1:3,850,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
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Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico.

Description: Map shows provinces or states in Mexico, cities, deserts, mining activities, and Texas. Includes observational notes directly on map. Inset: "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:8,390,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Texas.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Texas geography, counties, towns, and cities. Insets: "Plan of Galveston Bay" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Relief shown by hachures. Scale ca. [1:3,850,000]
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America: designed to accompany Cornell's High School Geography.

Description: This map shows North and Central America and the surrounding areas. Regions are shaded in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). On the back, there is a second map showing a portion of British America (present-day Canada) with different territories shaded in color and labeled. This map also has major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features marked.
Date: 1855
Creator: Cornell, S. S. (Sarah S.)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map." Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner is a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston" (with Scale 1: 600,000).
Date: 1855
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New map of Chicago.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Chicago parks, public buildings, railroad stations, land ownership, and railroads. Includes population statistics for 1840 through 1855. Cadastral map. Scale [1:14,400].
Date: 1855
Creator: Wm. Hall & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of the Gulf of Mexico showing lines of deep sea soundings and profiles of bottom.

Description: Map shows islands and bays along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico from just south of the Rio Grande to the tip of Florida, Key West, and the Dry Tortugas; temperature readings east and south of the Mississippi River delta on inset map. Insets: [fifteen profiles of sections of seabottom for the Gulf of Mexico along lines shown on the main map]. Depths shown by soundings and by profile. Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: United States Coast Survey
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Delaware and Maryland.

Description: Map shows railroads, roads, canals, counties, and cities. Inset: "District of Columbia" shows street layout, roads, canals, railroads, military facilities, and select buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:975,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America (south sheet).

Description: Map shows southern half of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, and Central America; unusual boundaries for western U.S. territories of Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona, with Nebraska and Kansas territories. Map comes from The Dispatch Atlas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1863]
Creator: Ettling, Theodor, b. 1823
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America (south sheet).

Description: Map shows southern half of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, and Central America; unusual boundaries for western U.S. territories of Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona, with Nebraska and Kansas territories. Map comes from The Dispatch Atlas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1863]
Creator: Ettling, Theodor, b. 1823
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the western states [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows mid-nineteenth century township grid, railroads, canals, roads, counties, areas of Native American habitation, mining activity, cities, towns, and notable physical features in the upper mid-western United States.
Date: 1855
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa : showing the township lines of the United States Survey, location of cities, towns, villages, post hamlets, canals, rail and stage roads [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows township grid, counties, roads, existing and proposed railroads, canals, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Includes explanation, table of 1850 census statistics.
Date: 1855
Creator: Smith, J. Calvin (John Calvin)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Territories of New Mexico and Utah

Description: Map shows notable geographic features, cities and towns, major roads, counties, and areas of Indian habitation in Utah and New Mexico territories [which include present day Arizona and Nevada]. Includes notes regarding boundaries. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:4,550,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Madison and the Four Lake Country, Dane Co. Wis.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Madison, Wisconsin streets, roads, existing and proposed railroads. Includes references to city buildings and definitions of Indian Names. Scale [ca. 1:53,000].
Date: 1855
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Indies.

Description: Map shows the Greater Antilles, Lesser Antilles, Bahamas, and the "Caribbee Isles." Relief indicated by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1861]
Creator: Dower, John James, b. 1825
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America.

Description: Map shows North America and surrounding areas, including Canada (labeled "British Possessions"), the United States, Mexico, and Central America. States, territories, rivers, prominent geographical features, and major cities are labeled throughout the continent. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New map of Chicago.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Chicago parks, public buildings, railroad stations, land ownership, and railroads. Includes population statistics for 1840 through 1855. Cadastral map. Scale [1:14,400].
Date: 1855
Creator: Wm. Hall & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States.

Description: Map shows cities, areas of Native American habitation for the United States, Mexico, Central America and part of the West Indies; jagged U.S.-Mexico border, western U.S. territories of Oregon, Utah, Nebraska, New Mexico, Kansas, and Minnesota, and "Indian Territory"; forts, canals, major roads, mines, and railroads. Includes explanation and illustrations. Inset: [Portrait of George] "Washington" and "Capitol at Washington." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:7,603,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Case, Tiffany & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America (south sheet).

Description: Map shows southern half of the United States, Mexico, the West Indies, and Central America; unusual boundaries for western U.S. territories of Utah, New Mexico, and Arizona, with Nebraska and Kansas territories. Map comes from The Dispatch Atlas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1863]
Creator: Ettling, Theodor, b. 1823
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library