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Map showing the boulevards and park system and twelve miles of lake frontage of the city of Chicago

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Title
Map showing the boulevards and park system and twelve miles of lake frontage of the city of Chicago
Additional title: City of Chicago
Names
Rand McNally and Company (Creator)
Rand McNally and Company (Engraver)
Rand McNally and Company (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Illinois

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1886
Place: Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: Rand McNally & Co., map engravers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5853
Topics
Parks -- Illinois -- Chicago
Railroads -- Illinois -- Chicago
Street-railroads -- Illinois -- Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Engraved by Rand, McNally & Co.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1884, by Rand McNally & Co., in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington, D.C."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 534, column 1, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:33,000 (W 87°56ʹ24ʺ--W 87°31ʹ25ʺ/N 42°01ʹ23ʺ--N 41°38ʹ39ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 59 x 43 cm, on sheet 62 x 46 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: several small pieces of map lacking.
Description
Shows city and ward boundary lines, radial distances at 1-mile intervals, parks, railroads, and railway stations.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1001572483
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644660
Folder number: US066.1.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 28332ee0-8ff4-0135-b184-798d13ba9c4a
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

  • 1886: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map showing the boulevards and park system and twelve miles of lake frontage of the city of Chicago " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1886. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/32c60340-8ff4-0135-4db3-2bd9e54b4254

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map showing the boulevards and park system and twelve miles of lake frontage of the city of Chicago " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/32c60340-8ff4-0135-4db3-2bd9e54b4254

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1886). Map showing the boulevards and park system and twelve miles of lake frontage of the city of Chicago Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/32c60340-8ff4-0135-4db3-2bd9e54b4254

Wikipedia Citation

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Map showing the boulevards and park system and twelve miles of lake frontage of the city of Chicago