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Title
A map of Schuylkill County, Penna.
Additional title: Sheafer's map of Schuylkill County, 1855
Names
Sheafer, P. W. (Peter Wenrick), 1819- (Creator)
Barnes, Rufus L. (Publisher)
T. Sinclair's Lith. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855 (Inferred)
Place: No. 6 South 7th Street, Philadelphia
Publisher: Published & sold by R.L. Barnes
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5162
Topics
Landowners -- Pennsylvania -- Schuylkill County
Coal trade -- Pennsylvania -- Schuylkill County
Coal trade
Schuylkill County (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Schuylkill County
Genres
Maps
Prints
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By P.W. Sheafer, civil & mining engineer Pottsville, Pa., April 1855.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1855 by P.W. Sheafer in the clerks office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penna."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:100,000 (W 76°42'05"--W 75°45'27"/N 40°56'59"--N 40°29'43").
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 9, page 68, column b, no. 5
Physical Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 48 x 82 cm, folded in cover 16 x 11 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy flattened, encapsulated in mylar with cover
Description
Subject: Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, with each town, railroads and points of interest noted. Shows locations of landowners in each town. Includes locations of coal mines, tables of distances, statistics, post offices, telegraph and railroads. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper right. Has coal-mining statistics from 1854 pasted inside cover.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 969094449
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646200
Folder number: US204.1.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 040ddbf0-3261-0135-fea1-0fb1c08fef76
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of Schuylkill County, Penna. " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/351c55c0-3261-0135-9a73-091263a7f0d8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of Schuylkill County, Penna. " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/351c55c0-3261-0135-9a73-091263a7f0d8

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). A map of Schuylkill County, Penna. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/351c55c0-3261-0135-9a73-091263a7f0d8

Wikipedia Citation

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A map of Schuylkill County, Penna.