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November 23, 2014

My Texas Map Collection

Filed under: Maps,Texas — Brandon @ 2:06 am
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My collection of Texas maps began as a stack of street maps that I bought over the years just to get around. Eventually, I started comparing maps from different years to see how things had changed (map regression) and felt compelled to acquire even older maps to see the lay of the land before my time. Antique stores, used book shops, and garage/estate sales are great places to find old maps, but I never have had an inventory of my collection handy to prevent the purchase of duplicates…until now.

Just a few notes about the list below. The maps are grouped by region/city and ordered by year. The titles given are what appear on the ‘cover page’ of the map and not the title or legend block on the face of the map. Some maps bear no year of publication and are therefore listed according to an estimated year followed by a question mark or a string of four question marks if the year cannot be reasonably deduced. I may add the ISBN numbers and other identifying marks in the future.

Texas State Maps

1992 AAA Texas
1992? MAPSCO Texas Road Map
1995 Gousha Texas Roadmap
2000 TxDOT Official Travel Map

Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex

Regional Maps
???? Ashburn’s Dallas County and Tarrant County
???? Ashburn’s Dallas Fort Worth Streetmap
1966 Dallas Fort Worth Turnpike Metrpolitan Area Map
1994 Rand McNally Dallas, Ft. Worth & Vicinity

???? Rand McNally Dallas Street Map
1986 Travel Graphics Int’l Dallas Metropolitan Area Illustrated Pocket Map
1994 Rand McNally Dallas Metro City Map
2001 Rand McNally Dallas City Map

Fort Worth
???? Southwest Map “Rattikin Title Company” MAp of Metropolitan Fort Worth
???? Ashburn’s “Rattikin Title Company” MAp of Metropolitan Fort Worth
1969 Gousha “Phillips 66” Fort Worth Street Map
1971 Ashburn’s “Shannon’s Funeral Chapels” This is Fort Worth
1973 Rand McNally “Texaco” Fort Worth Street Map
1975 Ashburn Map of Greater Fort Worth, Texas
1978 American Map Distributors Street Map of Fort Worth and vicinity
1979? Rand McNally Fort Worth
1984 MAPSCO Map of South Fort Worth
1992 MAPSCO Fort Worth, Texas City Map
1999 Rand McNally Fort Worth Street Map
2000 MAPSCO Fort Worth Street Map

1972 Ashburn “Arlington Bank & Trust” Map of Arlington Texas
2001 Rand McNally Arlington/Grand Prairie, Texas City Map
2001 Arlington Street Map & Visitor Guide

Other Cities
???? Map of De Soto Texas (local advertising map)
???? ADMAR Inc. Welcome to Duncanville Texas (local advertising map)
1976 A.I.D. Assoc. Inc. Cedar Hill Texas (local advertising map)
1979 Southwest Map Map of Duncanville Texas Street Map and Community Guide
1998 Mapsco Collin/Denton County Map
2 maps to record…

San Antonio

1972 Bookmap Corp. Brochuremap San Antonio Texas
3 maps to record…

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