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Map of North Carolina
Kerr, Washington Caruthers, 1827-1885 (Creator)
Guyot, A. (Arnold), 1807-1884 (Creator)
Cain, Wm. (William), 1847-1930 (Creator)
North Carolina. Board of Agriculture (Creator)
U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey (Creator)
North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905) (Publisher)
Julius Bien & Co. (Lithographer)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)


North Carolina

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882 (Inferred)
Place: Raleigh, N.C.?
Publisher: Geological Survey of North Carolina
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5023
North Carolina
North Carolina -- Administrative and political divisions
Statement of responsibility: By W.C. Kerr, State geologist ; assisted by Capt. Wm. Cain, C.E.
Statement of responsibility: "Published under the authority of the State Board of Agriculture."
Content: "Constructed from original surveys and triangulations of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, of Prof. Guyot, of the state geologist, and of the U.S. engineers; and embodying the surveys made by the state from 1820 to date, of swamp lands, rail roads, rivers, canals and turnpikes; & also the surveys made by R.R., plank road, and other corporations, to date; and numerous county and land surveys."
Statement of responsibility: In upper margin: Geological survey of North Carolina; W.C. Kerr, State Geologist.
Statement of responsibility: "The map of a large part of the mountain region was plotted to scale, from his own triangulations, and furnished to hand, by Prof. A. Guyot ..."
Content: Dedication: This map is respectfully inscribed to Governor Thomas J. Jarvis, without whose appreciation and support the work would not have been completed.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1882 by W.C. Kerr in the Office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 55 x 141 cm, on sheet 60 x 147 cm
Originally folded to 22 x 14 cm
Relief shown by shading and spot heights. Includes population chart, statistics, and cartographic note.
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 25198032
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646061
Folder number: US185.2.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ebc65960-3fd4-0135-6c61-536e1487789d
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1827: Creator Born
  • 1882: Issued
  • 1885: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of North Carolina " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4de51640-94af-0135-89bb-0d3ddbf57848

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of North Carolina " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 4, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4de51640-94af-0135-89bb-0d3ddbf57848

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1882). Map of North Carolina Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4de51640-94af-0135-89bb-0d3ddbf57848

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of North Carolina