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Philadelphia and vicinity : Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Geological Survey (U.S.) (Publisher)
Gannett, Henry, 1846-1914 (Creator)
Wilson, Herbert M. (Herbert Michael), 1860-1920 (Creator)
Gannett, Samuel S. (Samuel Stinson), 1861-1939 (Creator)
Sutton, Frank (Creator)
Muldrow, Robert (Creator)
Jennings, J. H. (Creator)
Cummin, R. D. (Robert D.) (Creator)
Lovell, W. H. (William H.) (Creator)
Walcott, Charles D. (Charles Doolittle), 1850-1927 (Creator)
Geological Survey of New Jersey (Creator)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)




Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Edition: Edition of June 1896
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5239
Philadelphia Metropolitan Area (Pa.)
Philadelphia Region (Pa.)
Camden Region (N.J.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
Topographic maps
Statement of responsibility: In top left margin: U.S. Geological Survey. Charles D. Walcott, director.
Statement of responsibility: At bottom margin: Engraved Nov. 1895 by U.S.G.S.
Statement of responsibility: In bottom left margin: Henry Gannett, Chief Topographer. H.M. Wilson, Chief Geographer in charge. Triangulation by U.S.C. and G.S. city of Philadelphia, Geol. Survey of New Jersey and S.S. Gannett. Topography by Geol. Survey of New Jersey, City of Philadelphia, Frank Sutton, J.H. Jennings, R.D. Cummin, W.H. Lovell, E.B. Clark and Robert Muldrow. Surveyed in 1894.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 699, column a, no. 2
Additional physical form: See also Map Div. 17-5237
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Acquisition: Ford Collection
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 89 x 69 cm ; on sheet 101 x 81 cm
Accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 48582
Shows state and county boundaries, streets, railroads, and drainage. Relief shown by contours and spot heights.
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 68711190
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646275
Folder number: US215.1.08
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 43d78210-c969-0135-afce-27ef828b31c7
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Philadelphia and vicinity " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/33814870-ffa8-0135-2118-6fe04f8338a9

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Philadelphia and vicinity " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 22, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/33814870-ffa8-0135-2118-6fe04f8338a9

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1896). Philadelphia and vicinity Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/33814870-ffa8-0135-2118-6fe04f8338a9

Wikipedia Citation

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Philadelphia and vicinity