Post route map of the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri : with adjacent parts of Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas and Arkansas

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Title
Post route map of the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri : with adjacent parts of Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas and Arkansas
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
Creswell, John A. J., 1828-1891 (Creator)
Roult, John L. (Creator)
Goepel, Paul, 1844-1913 (Draftsman)
Kilp, Anton (Draftsman)
McDowell, William Osborne, 1848-1927 (Donor)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Post Office Dept.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5807
Topics
Postal service -- Middle West
Postal service -- Illinois
Postal service -- Iowa
Postal service -- Missouri
Middle West
Illinois
Iowa
Missouri
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General John A.J. Creswell and Second Assistant Postmaster General John L. Routt by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept., 1872 ; drawn by P. Goepel & A. Kilp ; engraved by D. McClelland, Wash. D.C.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:633,300. 10 miles to the inch (W 97°00ʹ--W 87°00ʹ/N 44°30ʹ--N 35°30ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored, mounted on linen ; 154 x 137 cm ; divided into 4 sheets 78 x 71 cm
Description
Shows railroads, postal routes, delivery schedule, discontinued post offices, table of general statistics, and table of distances. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. "The service on this diagram brought up to date of November 1st, 1874."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1003855099
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644614
Folder number: US062.3.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 645c1360-7c5b-0135-3d45-0d51cd281085
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

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/50e2c950-3ffc-0136-ecdc-7f95449e4bf6

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/50e2c950-3ffc-0136-ecdc-7f95449e4bf6

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1874). Post route map of the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/50e2c950-3ffc-0136-ecdc-7f95449e4bf6

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Post route map of the states of Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri