On Monday, July 13, The New York Public Library will begin to gradually reopen our physical locations, starting with limited grab-and-go service at eight library locations. We hope to reopen more locations soon. Find details about locations, services, and requirements, and learn more about accessing our remote resources.

The New York Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

+ o - ^
previous next

View this item elsewhere:

Title
Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas
Names
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys (Publisher)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (Creator)
Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882 (Creator)
Parke, John G. (Creator)
Smith, Isaac Williams, -1897 (Creator)
Siebert, Selmar (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Department, U.S. Pacific Rail Road Explorations & Surveys
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5479
Topics
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Mountain passes -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Mountain passes
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
United States -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Genres
Maps
Diagrams
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of war by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, Topl. Engrs. ; assisted by Lieut. J.G. Parke, Topl. Engrs., and Mr. Isaac Williams Smith, Civ. Engr. ; engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 360, column 1, no. 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map and 1 profile ; 54 x 75 cm, on sheet 60 x 79 cm
Description
At head of title: Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, War Department. Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 82778628
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644286
Folder number: US038.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 63bb1060-0b65-0136-21c9-03e77a4945ba
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

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6c0a50-0b65-0136-15b0-00e1cd63e55d

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6c0a50-0b65-0136-15b0-00e1cd63e55d

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6c0a50-0b65-0136-15b0-00e1cd63e55d

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b6c0a50-0b65-0136-15b0-00e1cd63e55d | title= (cartographic) Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas , (1853) |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=July 6, 2020 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Map and profile of the Cañada de las Uvas