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Title
Map of the western states to illustrate Olney's school geography
Names
Olney, J. (Jesse), 1798-1872 (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1829 (Inferred)
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Olney
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5064
Topics
Railroads -- Middle West
Counties -- Middle West
Canals -- Middle West
Battlefields -- Middle West
Mines and mineral resources -- Middle West
Middle West
United States -- Territories and possessions
Missouri
Illinois
Indiana
Ohio
Kentucky
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Prime meridian: Washington.
Content: Shows counties, railroads, canals, major cities, towns, battlegrounds, and mining activity for Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and parts of Iowa, Michigan, Virginia and Wisconsin Territory.
Content: Includes explanation of population and length of waterbodies.
Content: Names of locations with same latitude in left and right margins.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US005.1.09
Content: Scale approximately 1:3,000,000 (W 95°--W 80°/N 42°--N 36°).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 25 x 42 cm, sheet 30 x 45 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 793019918
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643871
Other local Identifier: US005.1.09
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a9482c30-54ac-0133-84f0-00505686d14e
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

  • 1798: Creator Born
  • 1829: Issued
  • 1872: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the western states to illustrate Olney's school geography" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1829. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b2cf060-54ad-0133-9cc8-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the western states to illustrate Olney's school geography" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b2cf060-54ad-0133-9cc8-00505686d14e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1829). Map of the western states to illustrate Olney's school geography Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3b2cf060-54ad-0133-9cc8-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the western states to illustrate Olney's school geography