Project

Title
Texas General Land Office Map Collection  
Geographic Area
Texas  
Organization
Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office  

Descriptive Information

Url
http://wwwdb.glo.state.tx.us/central/arcmaps/ArcMapsLookup.cfm  
Status
Ongoing  
Publisher
Texas General Land Office, State of Texas, private publishers (pre-1923)  
Metadata Compiled
No  
Metadata Format
In house, moving to Dublin Core  
Num Items
80000  
Scale
Varies  
Years
1823 - 2009
Description
The archival map records of the Texas General Land Office. Cadastral (land-ownership) maps, as well as general maps. Includes Pre-Republic, Republic, State, Colony/District, County and Railroad maps of Texas. Additionally includes thousands of surveying sketches and reports filed throughout the agency's 170+ year history. Most images are available for purchase through the agency's website. Some of the maps were scanned at 400 ppi.  

Technical Information

Download Available
No  
File Format (Original Scan)
TIFF  
File Format (Display)
JPG, PDF  
Resolution
200 ppi  
Compression Ratio
None  
Image Management Software
In house  
Geo Referenced
No  
Rectified
No  
Willing to share your grant proposal?
Yes  

Contact Information

Organization
Archives and Records Program, Texas General Land Office  
Name
Mark Lambert  
E-Mail
mark.lambert@glo.state.tx.us  
Phone
512-463-5260