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Title
Map of the town of Morrisania
Names
Mason, L. D. V. (Surveyor)
Risse, Louis A. (Draftsman)
Greene, George Sears, 1801-1899 (Creator)
Morrisania (N.Y. : Town). Commissioners (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

Bronx

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1871 (Inferred)
Place: Morrisania, N.Y.?
Publisher: Town of Morrisania, Commissioners
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-6113
Topics
Measurement -- New York (State) -- New York
Morrisania (New York, N.Y.) -- Surveys
Morrisania (New York, N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Surveyed & drawn by L.D.V. Mason, chief engineer ; G.S. Greene Jr., principal ass't ; Louis A. Risse del.
Content: Survey map showing block dimensions, street dimensions, street grades, and angle of street intersections.
Content: Relief shown by spot heights.
Content: Oriented with north toward the upper left.
Statement of responsibility: "Made by and under the direction of the undersigned Commissioners ... passed May 19, 1868. Geo. S. Greene, consulting engineer."
Content: Includes text, statement of approval by the town commissioners "Dated January 6th A.D. 1871", and list of the commissioners' names.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1855, by L.D.V. Mason ..."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : 103 x 70 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 2004627088
RLIN/OCLC: 56825974
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645940
Other local Identifier: US176.4.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8c2f4900-16f5-0134-bf3e-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the town of Morrisania" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1871. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/55e24600-6ed8-0134-b225-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the town of Morrisania" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/55e24600-6ed8-0134-b225-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1871). Map of the town of Morrisania Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/55e24600-6ed8-0134-b225-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the town of Morrisania