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Title
Map of Boston and vicinity
Names
American Association for the Advancement of Science (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 (Inferred)
Place: Boston, Mass.?
Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science ?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5324
Topics
Real property -- Massachusetts -- Boston Metropolitan Area
Landowners -- Massachusetts -- Boston Metropolitan Area
Boston (Mass.)
Boston (Mass.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Boston Metropolitan Area (Mass.)
Genres
Maps
Cadastral maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Prepared for the use of members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science at the Boston meeting, August, 1880.
Content: Shows city wards, streets, railroads, locations of selected buildings, radial distances from State House, and property owners names in the outskirts of the metropolitan area.
Content: "The original shore-line of the Boston Peninsula is shown by a red line."
Content: "The district burnt in the great fire of November 1872 is shown by a series of parallel red lines."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 45 x 64 cm, on sheet 48 x 67 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 36853235
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645151
Other local Identifier: US101.1.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 117da240-79cf-0134-8ace-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Boston and vicinity" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1e035b60-79cf-0134-cf92-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Boston and vicinity" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1e035b60-79cf-0134-cf92-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1880). Map of Boston and vicinity Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/1e035b60-79cf-0134-cf92-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Boston and vicinity