Maps - United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
A new and correct Map of the United States of North America Layd down from the latest observations and best authorities, agreeable to the Peace of 1783 . . . , 1783-1784
Identifier: MC 101
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This cartographic collection was the gift of the estate of the late Midland oilman, George T. Abell. Mr Abell was interested travel, geography, the geology of the petroleum industry, and the history of the Southwest and the maps reflect these as well as other subjects. The collection contains over a hundred maps which range in date from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Notably, the collection also contains a 1573 copy of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrvm orbis terrarvm, considered by some...