City of Houston, Harris Co., TexasAdditional title: Houston
NamesWood, W. E. (Publisher)Rease, W. H. (Lithographer)Blessing, J. P. (Creator)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1869Place: Philadelphia, PAPublisher: W.E. Wood
Table of ContentsInsets: The original plan of Houston -- Railroad map of Texas -- Map of new Houston.
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5372
TopicsRailroads -- TexasHouston (Tex.)
NotesStatement of responsibility: Published from actual surveys by W.E. Wood ; lith. by W.H. Rease ; views by J.P. Blessing.Date: "Jan.y 1st 1869."Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1868 by W.E. Wood in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas."Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map in 2 segments : hand colored, mounted on cloth ; 163 x 146 cm, on sheets 168 x 77 cm
DescriptionShows numbered city lots and blocks, streets, structures, ward boundaries, and Buffalo Bayou. Relief shown pictorially. Includes indexes: Main Street reference -- Preston Street reference -- Travis Street reference -- Commerce Street reference -- Franklin Street reference -- Congress Street reference. Also includes vignettes: Gen. Sam Houston -- Buffalo Bayou Draw-bridge -- Residence of E.S. Perkins -- Old Capitol -- Christ Church -- Morris Building -- Perkin's Corner -- Pillot Building -- Allen Station -- Houston Gas Works -- Masonic Temple -- Eureka Mills -- Residence of A. Whitaker -- Residence of J.T.D. Wilson -- Miss Brown's Young Ladies Seminary -- Houston City Stables. "Approved & adopted by The City Council as per resolution passed September 4th."
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 47147126NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646410Folder number: US233.1.08Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9283d3a0-e812-0135-8999-75f52d862f35
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