This exhibit was created to coincide with “Texas Transformed: Early Maps of Texas,” an exhibition presented by the Star of the Republic Museum, Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, from February 28th to August 31st, 2009.

Unless otherwise indicated, all materials reproduced in this exhibition are from the collections of the Star of the Republic Museum. The Museum wishes to acknowledge Kathy Weimer, Coordinator of Map and GIS Collections and Services at Sterling Evans Library, TAMU, and Stephanie Elmquist, Library Associate, Cushing Library, TAMU, and their staffs for scanning and processing of Star of the Republic map images that appear in this exhibition.

Fiorenzo Galli’s 1826 “Texas” and David Burr’s 1834 “Texas” were both borrowed from The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin, with the assistance of Evan Hocker, Registrar. H.L. Upshur’s 1841 “Map of Washington County” and Charles W. Pressler’s 1879 “Texas” were borrowed from the Texas General Land Office, Austin, with the assistance of Alex Chiba, Map Specialist in the Surveying Division.

Exhibition Curator: Shawn B. Carlson

Exhibit fabrication by Effie Wellmann

Online version by Emma R. Carlson