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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content Note

Series List

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Maps of San Antonio and Bexar County

Maps of Texas, including Texas cities and counties outside Bexar County

Maps of North America

Maps of Locations Outside North America

Posters, Fine Press, and Other Artwork

Other Materials

University of Texas San Antonio

A guide to the General Map, Poster, and Broadside Collection, 1519-1525, 1578, 1635, 1653, 1680, 1700-1730, 1753, 1767-1790, 1803-1823, 1836-1879, 1897-2011



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Title: General Map, Poster, and Broadside Collection
Dates: 1519-1525, 1578, 1635, 1653, 1680, 1700-1730, 1753, 1767-1790, 1803-1823, 1836-1879, 1897-2011
Creator Abstract: Inventory of JPL Map Case contents not included in other UTSA manuscript collections.
Identification: MS 352
Extent: 10 drawers (approximately 175 items)
Language: Materials are primarily in English with some materials in Spanish.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Scope and Content Note

Inventory of JPL Map Case contents not included in other UTSA manuscript collections. Primarily consists of maps, posters, and broadsides, but also includes other materials in flat storage, such as newspapers and prints.

This collection is housed at UTSA's John Peace Library.

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Series List

Maps of San Antonio and Bexar County
Maps of Texas, including Texas cities and counties outside Bexar County
Maps of North America
Maps of Locations Outside North America
Posters, Fine Press, and Other Artwork
Other materials

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on these materials.

Usage Restrictions

Please contact University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections for further information about copyright issues and permission to publish items from this collection.

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Index Terms

Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)
Bexar County (Tex.)
Texas
United States
Mexico
North America.
Genres/Formats
Maps.
Newspapers.
Works of art.
Local Subjects
San Antonio History
Texas History

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], General Map, Poster, and Broadside Collection, MS 352, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

The materials in this collection were acquired at various times from various donors. Specific information is not available for most items.

Processing Information

Created by Juli McLoone, Rare Books Librarian, July 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Maps of San Antonio and Bexar County

Maps of San Antonio and Bexar County, 1730-1999. Several of these items are reproductions of the original documents, including most older items. Reproductions are noted as such below.
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6 Map of San Antonio, Texas "Metropolis of the Southwest", published by North American Map Company, 1930
City of San Antonio, Texas, published by J.J. Olsen & Son, 1889
Transit Map of San Antonio, published by San Antonio Transit Company, 1949
Nic Tengg's Indexed City Map of San Antonio, published by Nic Tengg, 1909
San Antonio Founded 1718 / Business Section, City of San Antonio, published by Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company, circa 1945-1956
San Antonio Relocation Map with School District Information and Subdivision Locations, published by Lammert Publications, 1999
Plat of the City Tract of San Antonio de Bexar as Surveyed and Divided (photocopy reproduction), published by Gentilz , date of original 1852
Voting Precints , published by City of San Antonio, Texas, 1974
Nathan Nirenstein's One Hundred Percent Business Real Estate Locations San Antonio, circa 1925
San Antonio, Old San Francisco's 26th Anniversary Edition, published by Old San Francisco Steak House Development Corporation, 1994
San Antonio (Arbor to Ruiz sts. And Nueces to Main sts) (photocopy reproduction), published by Ferguson Map Company, undated
The Complete Map of San Antonio and Vicinity, published by Ferguson Map Company, undated
City Map of Greater San Antonio with New City Limits Line, published by Southwell Map Company, undated
Official Texas Travel Guide : the Scenic and Historic Points of Interest, published by Senor Centennial Publishing Company, 1936
New Midget City Map, compliments ofPetrich-Saur Lumber Company, undated
Stewart Title Map of San Antonio, with Officials 1837-1912 (negative reproduction), original circa 1912
The City Map of San Antonio, published by The Chamber of Commerce, 1999
Pure San Antonio, Tourist Map, published by San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, circa 1995
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7 Map showing the names of the original claimants to the irrigable lands comprised in the labores of the missions…from the district clerk (photocopy reproduction of a 1901 copy of the original map), undated
San Antonio West Quadrangle, published by Geological Survey (U.S.) , 1967
San Antonio East Quadrangle, published by Geological Survey (U.S.), 1967
East San Antonio Quadrangle, tactical map, published by Corps of Engineers, US Army, 1927
West San Antonio Quadrangle, Tactical Map, published by Corps of Engineers, US Army, 1927
Hardee Baker Plat Bexar County 1937, 1937
Ashburn's City of San Antonio Map, published by Magnolia Petroleum Company, 1948
San Antonio Stock Yards, 1911, by Louis Polle, Surveyor, 1911
San Antonio Stock Yards, 1912, by Louis Polle, Surveyor, 1912
San Antonio Circa 1767 (photocopy reproduction), undated
Plazas of San Antonio, as They Existed in 1778, compiled by John Ogden Leal, undated
San Antonio's Classified Buyers Guide Directory and Tourist Location Map…, published by Alamo Blue Print Company, circa 1925
Plano de la Poblacion de San Fernando de Bexar (photocopy reproduction of 1730 map in the Archivo General y Publico de la Nacion; Mexico D.F.), by Joseph de Villasenor, undated
San Antonio (photocopy reproduction), undated
San Antonio de Bexar, 1836: A Christmas Greeting from the Koenig Family, by Koenig Family, 1958
Bexar County, Texas by 1980 Census Tract, published by Ferguson Map Company, 1982
Map of the City of Balcones Heights, Bexar County, 1970 Census, published by Texas Highway Department, District Office, San Antonio, TX, 1970
Latest Military and Private Surveys Compiled for a Road Map of Bexar and Adjoining Counties, published by Dr. R.A. Goeth , 1913
Official Texas Highway Map and Map of Bexar County on verso, published by C.R. Southwell/San Antonio Map Company, 1928
Mapa del Paraje Donde esta Ciudad el presidio…(photocopy), undated; date of reproduction 1991

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Maps of Texas, including Texas cities and counties outside Bexar County

Maps of Maps of Texas, including Texas cities and counties outside Bexar County, 1519-2001. Several of these materials are reproductions of the original documents, including most of the older items. Reproductions are noted as such below.
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1 Texas in the Civil War, published by Texas Historical Commission, 2001
Texas Independence Trail Map, published by Texas Department of Transportation, 2000
Ride the Texas Forts Trail, published by Texas Department of Transportation, 2001
Ride the Texas Forest Trail, published by Texas Department. of Transportation, undated
Ride the Texas Pecos Trail, published by Texas Department of Transportation, undated
Ride the Texas Plains Trail, published by Texas Department of Transportation, undated
Ride the Texas Lakes Trail, published by Texas Department of Transportation, undated
Ride the Texas Brazos Trail, published by Texas Department of Transportation, undated
Ride the Texas Mountain Trail, published by Texas Department of Transportation, undated
Ride the Texas Independence Trail, published by Texas Department of Transportation, undated
Ride the Texas Hill Country Trail, published by Old San Francisco Steak House Development Corporation, 1994
Ride the Texas Forts Trail, published by Old San Francisco Steak House Development 56tCorporation, 1994
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6 Map of Texas, published by McNally's System of Geography, 1860
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1 Republic of Texas Land Grant, signed by Samuel Houston (reproduction of 1844 original), published by The History Shop, San Antonio, Texas, undated
Official Map of the Highways of Texas. Centennial Edition, published by Texas. State Highway Commission 1 March 1936
Official Ballot, published by State of Texas , undated
The Texas and Oklahoma Official Railway and Hotel Guide Map, published by The Texas Railway Guide Company, 1906
Texas, published by George Franklin Cram, 1886
Clason's Guide Map of Texas., published by Clason Map Company, 1911
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2 Photocopies
Group of 21 photocopies of maps and documents, principally relating to Texas. Source unknown
Letter of Fray Damian Manzanet to D. Carlos de Siguenza y Congora (photocopy reproduction), undated
Texas (photocopy reproduction), by Rand McNally, date of original 1879
Richardson's New Map of the State of Texas (photocopy reproduction), date of original 1866
Map of the City of San Antonio Amid the Fortifications of the Alamo (photocopy reproduction), by Ignacio Labista, date of original 1836
Rullman's Map of the City of San Antonio(photocopy reproduction), by John D. Rullman, published by John D. Rullman, undated
J. De Cordovan, State of Texas(photocopy reproduction), by Robert Creuzbaur, date of original 1854
Aragon and Catalonia(photocopy reproduction), date of original 1595
Accuratis Sima Totius Regni Hispania(photocopy reproduction), by Fredericum De Wit, date of original 1680
Costas Desde Nombre de Dios hasta Florida(photocopy reproduction), date of original 1519
Anahuac or the Empire of Mexico, the Kingdoms od Acolhuacan & Michuacan as they were in the year 1521 (photocopy reproduction), date of original circa 1521
Carte Contenant le Royaume du Mexique et La Floride, Drefez fur les meilleures & fur le Memoires les plus Nouveaux (photocopy reproduction), date of original between 1705 and 1720
Carte De La Lousiane Et Du Cours Du Mississippi (photocopy reproduction), by Jean Covens, Corneille Mortier, date of original circa 1700
Texa s(photocopy reproduction), by Bradford, 1838
Map of Texas compiled from Surveys recorded in the Land Office of Texas and other official surveys (photocopy reproduction), by John Arrowsmith, date of original 1841
Map of Texas from the most recent authorities(photocopy reproduction), published by C. S. Williams, date of original 1845
Kartes des States Texas (photocopy reproduction), published by Eintheilung, date of original 1849
Colton's New Map of the State of Texas (The Indian Territory and adjoining portions of New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkanas)(photocopy reproduction), by G. Woolworth Colton, published by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co., date of original 1872
Letterhead with Illustrations of San Antonio and Vicinity(photocopy reproduction), date of original 1858
Mission San Jose Pen Sketch(photocopy reproduction), by Lieutenant Everett, date of original 1846
Map of Texas in the Eighteenth Century(photocopy reproduction), by Herbert B. Bolton, undated
Part of North Eastern Texas Showing the Route of the Inspectors(photocopy reproduction), by B. B Moody, undated
Land grant of one league (photocopy reproduction), involving John H. Smith and [?] Guerra, undated
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8 Dimmit County. El Cid, published by Irrigated Farms, Inc. 1928
Valley of the Nueces, Texas, published by French and Habener, 1908
Edwards County, published by General Land Office, 1900
Dallas County Road and Land Owner Map, published by Sam Street, 1900
Edwards County, published by General Land Office, 1908
Nolanville, Texas (Bell County), published by Home Insurance Company, 1900
Blueprint plat of Lower Rio Grande (reproduction), date of original 1921
General Highway Map, Colorado County, published by State Department of Highways and Public Transportation and Texas Department of Transportation, 1989
General Highway Map, Gonzales County, Texas, published by Texas Department of Transportation , 1980
General Highway Map, Gonzales County, Texas, published by Texas Department of Transportation , 1989
Detail of Cities and Towns, Gonzales County, Texas, published by Texas Department of Transportation , 1989
County Road Map, Gonzales County, Texas , published by Texas Department of Transportation , 1987
Water distribution Map Laredo, TX, published by Laredo Water Works circa 1964
General Highway Map Karnes County, published by Texas Department of Transportation , 1980
General Highway Map Karnes County, published by Texas Department of Transportation , 1987
Detail of Cities and Towns, Karnes County, published by Texas Department of Transportation , 1987
General Highway Map, Colorado County, Texas, published by Texas Department of Transportation , 1989
Hydrogeologic atlas of the Hill Country Trinity Aquifer, Blanco, Hays, and Travis Counties, Central Texas, by Douglas A. Wierman 2010

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Maps of North America

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9 Maps illustrating the isthmus of Tehuantepec, by J. J. Williams and Tehuantepec Railroad Company of New Orleans, published by D. Appleton & Co., 1852
8 folded leaves of plates : 8 folded maps , disbound and flattened. Binding with title page is also stored in drawer with maps
Series of restored early American cartography, published by Fletcher & Boeselt
[28 maps]
Mapa que haze patentes los Presidios de la Provincias Internas… / List of Military Forts in the Internal Provinces (reproduction), date of original 11 December 1728
North America in the mid-eighteenth century(reproduction), date of original 1753
The (thirteen) United States of America "1787" "West to the Mississippi River" (reproduction), date of original 1787
The (seventeen) United States of America: The Lousianna Purchase (reproduction), date of original 1803
Louisiana: Louisiana joins the union (reproduction), date of original 1812
Illinois 1818: Illinois joins the union (reproduction), date of original 1818
Missouri 1821: Missouri joins the union (reproduction), date of original 1821
Arkansas 1836 (Arkansas joins the union - 1836) (reproduction), date of original 1836
The (twenty eight) United States of America, 1845 (reproduction), date of original 1845
Texas 1850 (Texas joins the union - 1845) (reproduction), date of original 1850
The (thirty one) United States of America "1853" "Coast to Coast Boundries" (reproduction), date of original 1853
A Map of Lewis and Clark's Trek Across the Western Portion of North America from the Mississipi to the Pacific Ocean 1804-1805(reproduction), date of original 1804-1805
North American Indian Tribal Groups, 1653 (reproduction), date of original 1653
North America in the mid-eighteenth century, 1753 (reproduction), date of original 1753
The Original 13 Colonies, 1776 (reproduction), date of original 1776
The (thirteen) United States of America "1787" "West to the Mississippi River reproduction), date of original 1787
American Heritage emerges from European migration, 1790 (reproduction), date of original 1790
The (seventeen) United States of America "1803": "The Lousianna Purchase" (reproduction), date of original 1803
The Louisiana Purchase II, 1803 (reproduction), date of original 1803
The (twenty four) United States of America, 1845 (reproduction), date of original 1823
San Antonio de Bejar I, 1836 (reproduction), date of original 1836
The Republic of Texas, 1836 (reproduction), date of original 1836
The (twenty eight) United States of America, 1845 (reproduction), date of original 1845
The Annexation of Texas. Annexation and Statehood II, 1845 (reproduction), date of original 1845
The (thirty one) United States of America "1853" "Coast to Coast Boundries" (reproduction), date of original 1853
The Pacific Coast and the Gadsden Purchase "1853" (reproduction), date of original 1853
The (thirty five) United States of America "1863" "Eleven Southern States Secede, 1863 (reproduction), date of original 1863
Plano de la Provincia Interna del Nuebo Mexico… 1779 (reproduction), date of original 1779

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Maps of Locations Outside North America

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10 China, Veteribus Sinarvm Regio Nunc Incolis Tame Dicta, by Willem Janszoon Blaeu, circa 1635
Tabula Moder. Indiae Orientalis (East Indies), published by Johannes Grueninger, 1525
Asiae tabula II Medius Meridianus 75 (Middle East) 1578

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Posters, Fine Press, and Other Artwork

This series includes posters from various events and institutions, a few fine press items, and some art prints.
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4 Compilation of drawings by Buck Schwetz from the Longhorn, Texas A&M annual, 1919-1921 (poster), undated
La Villita. Nowhere else but San Antonio (poster), published by San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, undated
Mission Trail. Nowhere else but San Antonio (poster), published by San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, undated
Texas History Timeline (poster), published by University of Texas Press, undated
Terlingua Cook-Off, Nov 5, 1988 (poster), published by Chili Appreciation Society International, 5 November 1988
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1 Chicano Now, SA Museum of Art, Dec 15, 2001 - Apr 7, 2002 (poster), published by San Antonio Museum of Art, 2001
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4 French Louisiana and the development of the German Triangle(poster), by Hildegard Binder Johnson, published by The University of Minnesota, 1983
Four posters of Charles Shaw paintings of events in Texas history (posters), published by San Jacinto Museum of History, 1990
For Children. For Families. For Community. Make a Difference. Scene from Arneson Theater, Riverwalk, San Antonio (poster), artwork by Janet Campbell, published by Trades council: Allied Printing, 2004
Twenty Minutes that Changed the Course of History - and Texas - Forever! (brochure), published by San Jacinto Museum of History, undated
Los Macarturos (poster), undated
Lila Downs en el Westside (poster), published by The Esperanza Center, 2004
Out at the Movies (poster), published by The Esperanza Center, 2001
The Great Chile Poster (poster), by Mark Miller, undated
Manifiesto (broadside), by Nicanor Parra, published by Editorial Nascimento 1963
Capriccio, poems by Ted Hughes…(broadside), undated
For a woman going to Miraflores who fell from her mule (broadside), published by Polyglot Press., 2003
Ansel Adams at 100, Ansel Adams Centennial 1902-2002 a print of Aspen Dawn, Dolores River Canyon, Colorado, 1937, accompanies book entitledAnsel Adams at 100 byJohn Szarkowski, published by Little, Brown and Co. , Accompanying book located in UTSA Libraries General Collection 2001
Oblate Father's Pasture, poster of 1921 painting by Julian Onderdonk, undated
Three copies of The beginning of the ring (calendar), by L. Arnaud, published by French and Habener, 1980
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8 Exhibition program for Margaret Putnam's works, Nov 17, 1974-Jan 4, 1975 (brochure), published by UT Health Science Center, 1974
St. Antonio (Texas) (print reproduction), published by Hildburghausen, Germany : Bibliographisches Institut,, date of original circa 1851
Grass Grow Again(broadside), by John W. Wilson, published by The Book Club of Texas, 2011
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10 Revealing character : Texas Tintypes(poster), by Robb Kendrick, published by Bright Sky Press, Accompanying essay by John Graves is shelved in Special Collections Folio under call number . 2005
Army Portfolio(lithographs), by D. P. Whiting , printed by G. & W. Endicott 1847
[unnumbered] Birds-eye View of the Camp of the Army of Occupation, Commanded by Gen'l Taylor. Near Corpus Christi, Texas, Oct. 1845. On stone by C. Parsons
No. 1. Monterey as Seen from a House-top in the Main Plaza, October 1846. On stone by Chas Fenderich
No. 2. Heights of Monterey Sept. 1846. On stone by F. Swinton
No. 3. Valley towards Saltillo. On stone by C. Parsons
No. 4. Monterey as it Appeared September 1846. On stone by F. Swinton
Texas Library Association(poster), by Roxie Munropublished by Texas Library Association andNorth-South Books, 2002
Casa Villita(watercolor), by Ella K. Daggett Stumpf, undated

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Other Materials

This series includes other materials in flat storage in the JPL Map Case, primarily newspaper issues and flour sack labels.
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3 El Universal (newspaper), September 1921
Diario del Govierno de la Republica Mexicana (newspaper), 1 February 1844
Alcance al Diario del Gobierno (newspaper), , 10 December 1844
La Nacion: Periodico Politico, Cientifico, y Literari (newspaper), 23 September 1865
El Siglo Diez y Nueve (newspaper), 23 June 1857
El Siglo Diez y Nueve (newspaper), 24 June 1857
El Voto Nacional (newspaper), 17 January 1840
El Mosquito Mexicano (newspaper), 1838
Carranza, Venustiano Pres. Refutacion al "Manifiesto" del Gen. Francisco Villa (newspaper), 24 October 1914
"San Antonio de Bexar" in Harper's Weekly (periodical), by Kirk Munroe, published by Harper's Weekly, 25 September 1897
Three incomplete issues of El Constitucional (newspaper), 28 December 18617 February 18624 May 1862
Three Flour Sack Labels from Pioneer Flour Mills, undated

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