Texas State Archives Map Collection

Plan of the City of Austin
Date: 1839
Publisher: Lithographed by Greene, New Orleans. Engraved by Fishbourne. Surveyed by L.J. Pilie and Charles Schoolfield.
Cartographer: Pilie, L.J., 1839
Scale: none given
Size: 60 cm x 46 cm
Type of Map: plat
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00926d
Photo Media: b&w neg., photo no. 1/105-158; fullsize b&w litho neg., photo 1992/23
File Size: 32.87 MB

Plan of the City of Austin Image:

Plat is bounded by East Avenue, North Avenue (Fifteenth Street), West Avenue, and the Colorado River. Shows creeks, streets, lots and blocks by number--giving measurements, the location of government buildings and Capitol Square, an armory, churches, the University Academy, jails, and public squares. Note: "All the alleys are Twenty feet wide." Note on back of one copy: "Presented by Hon. Guy M. Bryan, Oct. 9, 1888." Two copies. Note: the reverse side of the map was scanned in addition to the front. 7/30/82 Revised 10/15/97 Revised 3/29/00

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1839 00926b City of Austin and Vicinity view No Image for map number 00926b
1874 00926f Map of Subdivision of the Drury H. Minor Survey, 7 miles N. 80 , W. from the City of Austin, County of Travis view No Image for map number 00926f
1890-1895 c 00926e Partial View of Austin, Texas view No Image for map number 00926e
1941 00926g Visitors Map of Austin, Texas, "The Friendly City" view No Image for map number 00926g

The Texas State Archives Map Collection contains original, photo-reproduced, and compiled maps covering the period from the early seventeenth through the late twentieth centuries. For general information about the holdings and descriptive information available, read the map introduction and indexes and types of maps webpages. For our copy policy, view our webpage on preservation, access, and reproductions.

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