Texas State Archives Map Collection

Contours of Discovery
Date: 1513-1930
Publisher: Texas State Historical Association, in cooperation with the Center for Studies in Texas History, University of Texas at Austin, 1981.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: varying
Size: varying
Type of Map: general
Format: color, black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 07099
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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Portfolio of facsimile historic maps, most of Texas, others of the Southwest, Mexico, North America. Features shown on the maps include bodies of water, countries, provinces, states, counties, cities and towns, routes and trails, Indians, forts, camps, railroads, and other features. A companion volume of narrative text, Contours of Discovery, is catalogued in the Archives Texana book collection. A list of maps in the portfolio is attached, giving the maps' title, cartographer, and collection where the original map exists. 5/4/89

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.

For information on additional maps in our holdings, read Maps in Other TSLAC Collections.