Texas State Archives Map Collection

Series title: Hoffman and Walker's Focusing on the Past
Date: 1540-1900 c
Publisher: Published by Hoffman and Walker, San Angelo, Texas. Copyright 1974.
Cartographer: Walker, Billy Joe
Scale: none given
Size: 22 cm x 28 cm
Type of Map: historic
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 07589
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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This is a set of 20 historic and pictorial maps, each focusing on an individual feature or topic in the west-northwest part of Texas. Each map contains a historical narrative and illustration of the event. Map titles are: Dove Creek Indian Battle, Jan. 8, 1865; Chihuahua Trail; Coronado's Trail; La Salle Expedition, 1685; Scalping of Josiah Wilburger, Aug. 1833; Buffalo Wallow Fight, Sept. 12, 1874; Burton's Horse Marines, June 3, 1835; Howard's Well [1872]; Palo Duro Canyon, Sept. 28, 1874; El Camino Real or King's Highway; the Plains Indians of west Texas; Comanche Indian Trail; Cherokee War, July 15-16, 1839; King Ranch; Battle of Blanco Canyon, Oct. 10, 1871; the California Trail or Marcy's Return Route; San Antonio-San Diego Stage Line; Butterfield Overland Mail Route; Santa Fe Expedition, 1841; Adobe Walls Fight, June 26, 1874. See also maps 7585 and 7588 as other historical maps by this company showing these or similar features and events. 8/26/92

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.