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General Highways, 1965

 Item — Case: Map Drawer 2, Folder: 4, Object: 6
General Highway Map Denton County Texas
General Highway Map Denton County 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.

Dates

  • 1965

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection are open for research.

Extent

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

Denton County General Highway Map of 1959 with revisions in 1965. Notes detailing area cemeteries. Size: 18x23.5 Date: 1959 Creator: Texas State Highway Dept. Notes: Commercial map Poor condition marked with pens and scotch tape used to seal tears very yellow

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Denton Municipal Archives Repository

Contact:
Emily Fowler Central Library
502 Oakland St.
Denton TX 76201 USA
940-349-8782