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Map of the oil district of West Virginia

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Title
Map of the oil district of West Virginia
Additional title: Oil district of West Virginia
Names
Stout, Peter F. (Draftsman)
Barnes, Rufus L. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

West Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1864 (Inferred)
Place: 27 South 6th St., Philadelphia
Publisher: R.L. Barnes
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5522
Topics
Oil fields -- West Virginia
Petroleum industry and trade -- West Virginia
Oil fields
West Virginia -- Administrative and political divisions
West Virginia
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled & drawn by Peter F. Stout.
Date: "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1864 ..."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 37 x 44 cm, on sheet 39 x 47 cm
Originally folded in cover 13 x 8 cm; NYPL Map Div. copy filed flat and lacking cover
Description
Cover title: Oil district, West Virginia. Shows county boundries, roads, railroads, drainage, and oil wells and springs. Covers Wood, Pleasants, Ritchie, and Wirt Counties, West Virginia. Relief shown by spot heights. "This map is no. 7 of a series of maps, showing the various oil localities of West Virginia."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 73696187
RLIN/OCLC: 5408992
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646560
Folder number: US254.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1a7def80-7087-0135-3612-6db2aa447b4c
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

  • 1864: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the oil district of West Virginia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1864. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/28770dc0-7087-0135-372f-494d5080f087

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the oil district of West Virginia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/28770dc0-7087-0135-372f-494d5080f087

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1864). Map of the oil district of West Virginia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/28770dc0-7087-0135-372f-494d5080f087

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the oil district of West Virginia