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Denton, Texas Cartoon Map, 1986

 File — Case: Map Drawer 1, Folder: 8, Object: 9
Cartoon Map of Denton, Texas
Cartoon Map of Denton, Texas

Scope and Content

From the Collection: The Map Collection includes maps of the City of Denton, Denton County, Texas counties, and some other locations. Maps are of either places inside the United States or of Bohemia in Europe. Maps were donated by the community, two members of which are Mrs. Charles Harding and Harwell Shepard.

The collection has five series: Series I. Denton County, Series II. City of Denton, Series III. Texas, Series IV. States, and Series V. International.

Series I. Denton County includes maps designed for tourists as well as planning maps for school districts, plats, highways, and precincts. Series II. City of Denton includes maps designed for tourists as well as reproductions of older city maps and planning maps for utilities, precincts, traffic and community resources. Series III. Texas has three subseries: Subseries 1. State, Subseries 2. Counties, and Subseries 3. Cities. Subseries 1. State includes population, topographical, and transportation maps. Subseries 2. Counties includes many topographical maps. Subseries 3. Cities includes topographical maps. Series IV. States is mostly maps of the South, but Oklahoma and New Mexico are well-represented as well. This series includes reproductions of historical maps, an atlas, and maps on population and transport. Series V. International includes two maps of Bohemia.

Those interested in local history, maps, geography, transportation, and/or civic planning will find this collection interesting and useful.


  • 1986

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection are open for research.


From the Collection: 4.2 Linear Feet (One-hundred and thirteen oversize folders in seventeen map drawers (33x2x43) and eighteen rolled maps.)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Description

Limited Edition Map produced for the Texas Sesquicentennial showing the location of various businesses in Denton Size: 24x36 Date: 1986 Creator: Memory Graphics Jennifer H. Collins Notes: Commercial map Good condition


Repository Details

Part of the Denton Municipal Archives Repository

Emily Fowler Central Library
502 Oakland St.
Denton TX 76201 USA