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Title
The Civic Federation map of Cook County : showing city and township divisions, 1899
Additional title: Map of Cook County : showing the city and township divisions
Names
Civic Federation of Chicago (Ill.) (Creator)
Civic Federation of Chicago (Ill.) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Illinois

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899 (Inferred)
Place: Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: Civic Federation
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5814
Topics
Administrative and political divisions
Counties
Cook County (Ill.)
Cook County (Ill.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Illinois -- Cook County
Chicago (Ill.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:339,000 (W 88°15ʹ--W 87°06ʹ/N 42°09ʹ--N 41°28ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 26 x 19 cm, on sheet 28 x 43 cm
Description
Shows civil townships, city limits, Sanitary District boundaries, and sections of the city (Lake View, North Town, South Town, West Town, etc.). Constitutes the cover of a four-page folder; p. [2] is blank; p. [3] is the letterhead of the Civic Federation of Chicago, with T.L.S. by Ralph M. Easley, Secretary, and dated Feb. 10, 1900; p. [4] has a printed statement 'What unification means to the taxpayers of Chicago.'
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 965638923
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644621
Folder number: US063.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12a58560-8111-0135-6d87-37c469c09abe
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

  • 1899: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The Civic Federation map of Cook County " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/763eaa90-8111-0135-0faf-003d67a6b943

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The Civic Federation map of Cook County " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/763eaa90-8111-0135-0faf-003d67a6b943

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). The Civic Federation map of Cook County Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/763eaa90-8111-0135-0faf-003d67a6b943

Wikipedia Citation

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The Civic Federation map of Cook County