Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

Leading Early American Scholarship Since 1943


William and Mary Quarterly

3d. ser., 68, no. 1
January 2011

Interactive Digital Projects

Geographies of Power:
Mapping Indian Borders in the “Borderlands” of the Early Southwest

Juliana Barr

Spanish map from 1744 – Interactive Map

A 1770 copy of Francisco Álvarez Barreiro’s 1728 map of northern New Spain illustrating Spanish mapping of Indian domains in southern Texas and along the Gulf Coast, especially through the repetition of labels: “tierra de los Pampopas,” “tierra de los Carrizos,” “tierra de los Cujanes,” etc. © The British Library Board, MS 17,650.b.