Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions

More Details Cite This Item

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Cartographer)
Jewell, Marshall, 1825-1883 (Creator)
Tyner, James N. (James Noble), 1826-1904 (Creator)
Tiffany, W. C. (Draftsman)
McClelland, D. (Engraver)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Minnesota

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: Post Office Department, United States of America
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5454
Topics
Postal service -- Minnesota
Post roads -- Minnesota
Railroads -- Minnesota
Minnesota -- Administrative and political divisions
Minnesota
Genres
Maps
Wall maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Marshall Jewell and Second Assistant Postmaster General James N. Tyner by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept. ; drawn by W.C. Tiffany ; engraved by D. McClelland, Washn., D.C.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 528, column 3, no. 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:633,600. 10 miles to the inch (W 97°14ʹ--W 89°29ʹ/N 49°23ʹ--N 43°29ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : hand colored ; 143 x 102 cm, sheets 74 x 52 cm or smaller
Description
Shows railroads and the frequency and distance of delivery for each route. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. "The first edition was issued in 1876." "The service on this diagram brought up to date of Jan. 1, 1879."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1014023222
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645281
Folder number: US109.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 35038b50-bd9e-0135-1f68-09526edfa58e
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1879: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/35038b50-bd9e-0135-1f68-09526edfa58e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/35038b50-bd9e-0135-1f68-09526edfa58e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1879). Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/35038b50-bd9e-0135-1f68-09526edfa58e

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/35038b50-bd9e-0135-1f68-09526edfa58e | title= (cartographic) Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions , (1879) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=December 3, 2022 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions