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Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

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Title
Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases
Names
Slaughter, Lawrence H. (Donor)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1540 - 1870 (Approximate)
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Topics
United States
Middle Atlantic States
North America
Atlantic Coast (Middle Atlantic States)
Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Genres
Maps
Atlases
Notes
Acquisition: Maps from the private collection of Lawrence H. Slaughter were gifted to the New York Public Library upon his death in 1997 by his estate. In 2001 the second half of the collection was given to the Map Division.
Exhibitions: Slaughter's map collection formed the basis of the Library's exhibition “"In thy map securely saile’: Maps, Atlases, Charts, and Globes from the Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.” (1998)
Citation/reference: “American Shores: Maps of the Middle Atlantic Region to 1850.” (c2002) New York Public Library, website.
Description
The collection focuses on the Middle Atlantic region and includes atlases, charts, books, and maps dating from the 16th through the 19th century.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a373d50-c5d3-012f-a6fb-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1540: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1540 - 1870. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6a373d50-c5d3-012f-a6fb-58d385a7bc34

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6a373d50-c5d3-012f-a6fb-58d385a7bc34

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1540 - 1870). Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6a373d50-c5d3-012f-a6fb-58d385a7bc34

Wikipedia Citation

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Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases