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The Crown Collection of Maps, 1910-1920

By Deanna Rainey

Collection Overview

Title: The Crown Collection of Maps, 1910-1920

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The Crown Collection of Photographs of Maps collection is comprised of 5 archival boxes.

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Crown Collection is an oft-cited but difficult-to-find compilation of historical maps of the United States. Series I-III contain colonial-period maps in British archives, and Series IV-V contain Archer Hulbert’s tracings of nineteenth-century trails in the American West.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions:

The materials represented in this finding aid have been made available for research, teaching and private use. For these purposes, you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) these items without prior permission on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies.

Please contact the Newton Gresham Library's Special Collections and University Archives department to request permissions to reproduce materials for any other purpose, or to obtain information regarding the copyright status of a particular digital image, text, audio or video recording.

Preferred Citation: Crown Collection of Maps. SHSU Special Collections, Newton Gresham Library, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas.


Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: The Crown Collection of Photographs of American Maps, 1980 April 10-2011 February 11Add to your cart.
Contains correspondence and other documents concerning the collection.
Folder 2: Hulbert - Series I - Volume I, 1907Add to your cart.
Contains maps from the Crown Collection of Manuscripts in the British Museum of American Rivers.  Also contains a listing and prefatory note.
Folder 3: Hulbert - Series I - Volume 2, 1907Add to your cart.
Contains maps relating to forts and fortifications in the Southern States, Western Pennsylvania and central and eastern New York.  Also contains a listing and prefatory note.
Folder 4: Hulbert - Series I - Volume 3, 1907Add to your cart.
Contains maps of military forts, fortifications, and plans in Northern New York and the Hudson and Lake George region.  Also contains a listing and prefatory note.
Folder 5: Hulbert - Series I - Volume 4, 1907Add to your cart.
Contains maps of military forts, fortifications, and plans in the Lake George and Lake Champlain region, Eastern New York, and New England.  Also contains a listing and prefatory note.
Folder 6: Hulbert - Series I - Volume 5, 1907Add to your cart.
Contains maps relating to the New England Coast and lower Canadian Provinces, the New York and the Delaware River region, and the southerly coast.  Also contains a listing and prefatory note.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Hulbert - Series II - Volume 1, 1910Add to your cart.
Contains a set of various maps, as well as a listing.
Folder 2: Hulbert - Series II - Volume 2, 1910Add to your cart.
Contains a set of various maps, as well as a listing.
Folder 3: Hulbert - Series II - Volume 3, 1910Add to your cart.
Contains a set of various maps, as well as a listing.
Folder 4: Hulbert - Series II - Volume 4, 1910Add to your cart.
Contains a set of various maps, as well as a listing.
Folder 5: Hulbert - Series II - Volume 5, 1910Add to your cart.
Contains a set of various maps, as well as a listing.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Hulbert - Series III - Part 1, 1915Add to your cart.
Contains a set of various maps, as well as a listing.
Folder 2: Hulbert - Series III - Part 2, 1915Add to your cart.
A continuation of the previous folder.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Hulbert - Series IV - Volume 1, 1920Add to your cart.
Contains maps of the Platte River Routes.
Folder 2: Hulbert - Series IV - Volume 2, 1920Add to your cart.
Contains maps of the North and South Platte Routes.
Folder 3: Hulbert - Series IV - Volume 3, 1920Add to your cart.
Contains maps of the Oregon Trail in Idaho and Oregon.
Folder 4: Hulbert - Series IV - Volume 4, 1920Add to your cart.
Contains various maps of the California trail Fort Hall.
Folder 5: Hulbert - Series IV - Volume 5, 1920Add to your cart.
Contains a set of maps concerning the Santa Fe trails and various deserts.
Folder 6: Hulbert - Series IV - Volume 6, 1920Add to your cart.
Contains a set of maps concerning Santa Fe, California trails.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Hulbert - Series V, 1920Add to your cart.
Contains maps of the Great Western Stage Coach Routes.