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Title
General map of explorations and surveys in California
Additional title: California
Names
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys (Publisher)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (Creator)
Parke, John G. (Surveyor)
Smith, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1825-1898 (Surveyor)
United States. War Department (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5441
Topics
Railroads -- History
Historical geography
Railroads
California
California -- Historical geography
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Made under the direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, Topl. Engr., assisted by Lieut. J.G. Parke, Topl. Engr., and Mr. Isaac Williams Smith, Civ. Engr.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 254, column 1, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 62 x 184 cm, on sheet 66 x 187 cm
Description
At head of title: Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; War Department; Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th parallels. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the left.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 956678826
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644248
Folder number: US036.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f5766d60-faed-0135-2bc9-3195d658dd18
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "General map of explorations and surveys in California " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0cb4f0b0-2482-0136-f6fe-06948e99ad40

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "General map of explorations and surveys in California " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0cb4f0b0-2482-0136-f6fe-06948e99ad40

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). General map of explorations and surveys in California Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0cb4f0b0-2482-0136-f6fe-06948e99ad40

Wikipedia Citation

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General map of explorations and surveys in California