This is a resource of articles and books dealing with the cartography of Texas. By no means is it exhaustive, but a good place to start when researching Texas maps.


  • Bryan, James P., and Walter K. Hanak. Texas in Maps. Austin: University of Texas, 1961.
  • Going to Texas: Five Centuries of Texas Maps. Fort Worth, TX: TCU Press, 2007.
  • Jackson, Jack, Robert S. Weddle, and Winston De Ville. Mapping Texas and the Gulf Coast: The Contributions of Saint Denis, Oliván, and Le Maire. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1990.
  • Martin, Robert Sidney, and James C. Martin. Contours of Discovery: Printed Maps Delineating the Texas and Southwestern Chapters in the Cartographic History of North America ; 1513-1930. Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1982.
  • Martin, James, and Robert S. Martin. Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513–1900 (Fred H. and Ella Mae Moore Texas History Reprint Series). Austin: Texas State Historical Association Press, 1999.
  • Rebert, Paula. La Gran Línea: Mapping the United States-Mexico Boundary, 1849-1857. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2001.
  • Reinhartz, Dennis, and Charles C. Colley. The Mapping of the American Southwest. College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 1987.
  • Reinhartz, Dennis, and Gerald D. Saxon. Mapping and Empire: Soldier-engineers on the Southwestern Frontier. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005.
  • Stephens, A. Ray., and Carol Zuber-Mallison. Texas: A Historical Atlas. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010.
  • Taliaferro, Henry G., III, and Jane A. Kenamore. Cartographic Sources in the Rosenberg Library. Texas A&M University Press, 1988.
  • Thian, Raphael Prosper., and John M. Carroll. Notes Illustrating the Military Geography of the United States, 1813-1880. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1979.
  • Virga, Vincent, and Don Blevins. Texas: Mapping the Lone Star State through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress. Guilford, Conn: Globe Pequot Press, 2010.