JPL 4th Floor Microfilm Cabinet CD3539 .A8 T42 -- Reel 1 (1717) – Reel 172 (1836)
Consists of more than 250,000 pages of manuscript documentation and 4,000 pages of printed material of colonial archives of Texas produced during the Spanish and Mexican periods, 1717-1836.
An online version of the Handbook of Texas. This encyclopedia gives information on the history, geography, and culture of Texas. Look up individual county names for a history of that county. Includes an article on defunct counties.
Also in print: JPL 2nd Floor Info Desk F384 .N48 (The New Handbook of Texas) (6 volumes)
Each survey consists of a soil map and separate book. The maps show many cultural features in the landscape such as businesses, churches, schools, mills, gins, and ferries. The collection embraces all Texas county and reconnaissance soil surveys completed prior to 1950.