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{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}One of the best map collections is at the Texas State Library. A bibliography of over 2,000 maps in this collection is James M. Day, ''Maps of Texas, 1527-1900: The Map Collection of the Texas State Archives.'' Austin, Texas: Pemberton Press, 1964. {{FHL|186772|item}} 976.4 A3d Other good collections of maps of [[Texas]] are available at:  
 
{{Adoption TXGenWeb}}One of the best map collections is at the Texas State Library. A bibliography of over 2,000 maps in this collection is James M. Day, ''Maps of Texas, 1527-1900: The Map Collection of the Texas State Archives.'' Austin, Texas: Pemberton Press, 1964. {{FHL|186772|item}} 976.4 A3d Other good collections of maps of [[Texas]] are available at:  
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[http://www.utexas.edu/ '''University of Texas at Austin''']<br>Perry-Castaneda Library<br>Austin, TX 78712-7330<br>Telephone: 512-495-4350<br>Fax: 512-495-4283 <br>
  
[http://www.utexas.edu/ '''University of Texas at Austin''']<br>Perry-Castaneda Library<br>Austin, TX 78712-7330<br>Telephone: 512-495-4350<br>Fax: 512-495-4283 <br>
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[http://libraryweb.utep.edu/ '''University of Texas at El Paso Library''']<br>Documents and Maps<br>El Paso, TX 79968-0582<br>Telephone: 915-747-5683<br>Fax: 915-747-5327 <br>  
  
[http://libraryweb.utep.edu/ '''University of Texas at El Paso Library''']<br>Documents and Maps<br>El Paso, TX 79968-0582<br>Telephone: 915-747-5683<br>Fax: 915-747-5327 <br>
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[http://www.smu.edu/ '''Southern Methodist University''']<br>Central University Libraries<br>Dallas, TX 75275-0135<br>Telephone: 214-768-2401<br>Fax: 214-768-1842 <br>  
 
 
[http://www.smu.edu/ '''Southern Methodist University''']<br>Central University Libraries<br>Dallas, TX 75275-0135<br>Telephone: 214-768-2401<br>Fax: 214-768-1842 <br>
 
  
 
The Family History Library has several maps and the following atlases:  
 
The Family History Library has several maps and the following atlases:  
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
  
*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ Texas State Library and Archives]<br>
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*[http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/ Texas State Library and Archives]<br>  
 
*[http://wwwdb.glo.state.tx.us/central/arcmaps/ArcMapsLookup.cfm Texas General Land Office, Archives and Records, map collection] --&nbsp; and [http://www.glo.state.tx.us/archives/maps_help.html Instructions]<br>  
 
*[http://wwwdb.glo.state.tx.us/central/arcmaps/ArcMapsLookup.cfm Texas General Land Office, Archives and Records, map collection] --&nbsp; and [http://www.glo.state.tx.us/archives/maps_help.html Instructions]<br>  
*Printable maps are also available from the [http://nationalatlas.gov/printable.html National Atlas of the United States]<br>
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*Printable maps are also available from the [http://nationalatlas.gov/printable.html National Atlas of the United States]<br>
  
 
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[[Category:Texas|Maps]]
 
[[Category:Texas|Maps]]

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One of the best map collections is at the Texas State Library. A bibliography of over 2,000 maps in this collection is James M. Day, Maps of Texas, 1527-1900: The Map Collection of the Texas State Archives. Austin, Texas: Pemberton Press, 1964. FHL Collection 976.4 A3d Other good collections of maps of Texas are available at:



University of Texas at Austin
Perry-Castaneda Library
Austin, TX 78712-7330
Telephone: 512-495-4350
Fax: 512-495-4283

University of Texas at El Paso Library
Documents and Maps
El Paso, TX 79968-0582
Telephone: 915-747-5683
Fax: 915-747-5327

Southern Methodist University
Central University Libraries
Dallas, TX 75275-0135
Telephone: 214-768-2401
Fax: 214-768-1842

The Family History Library has several maps and the following atlases:

  • Martin, James C., and Robert S. Martin. Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900. Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1984. FHL Collection Q 976.4 E7m. This includes histories of the area and of the maps.
  • Pool, William C. A Historical Atlas of Texas. Austin, Texas: Encino Press, 1975. FHL Collection 976.4 E3p. This includes maps of Texas during the frontier era, Indian territories, and travel routes.

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