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Title
Improvement of Back Bay: showing progress of portions of work to Dec. 31, 1885
Names
Jackson, William, 1848- (Creator)
Boston (Mass.). Department of Parks (Publisher)
Heliotype Printing Co. (Printer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1886 (Questionable)
Place: Boston, Mass.
Publisher: City of Boston, Park Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5329
Topics
Parks -- Massachusetts -- Boston
City planning -- Massachusetts -- Boston
City planning
Parks
Back Bay (Boston, Mass.)
Fenway (Boston, Mass.)
Muddy River (Norfolk County and Suffolk County, Mass. : River)
Massachusetts -- Boston
Massachusetts -- Boston -- Back Bay
Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fenway
Massachusetts -- Muddy River (River)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: William Jackson, city engineer.
Content: Shows Back Bay Fens from Beacon St. to [The Fenway].
Content: Includes key to improvements.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 22 x 40 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 56357504
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645156
Other local Identifier: US101.2.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e1dd4fb0-79ed-0134-e559-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1886: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Improvement of Back Bay" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1886. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02002800-79ee-0134-6920-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Improvement of Back Bay" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02002800-79ee-0134-6920-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1886). Improvement of Back Bay Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/02002800-79ee-0134-6920-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Improvement of Back Bay