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Title
Post route map of the states of California and Nevada
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
Dinsmore, A. F. (Draftsman)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: United States of America Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5464
Topics
Postal service -- California
Post roads -- California
Postal service -- Nevada
Post roads -- Nevada
Postal service
California
Nevada
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of D.M. Key by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of the P.O. Dept., 1877 ; drawn by A.F. Dinsmore.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 255, column 3, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 141 x 120 cm on sheet 145 x 124 cm
Description
Shows cities and towns, roads, railroads, and notable physical features. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. "The service on this diagram brought up to date of October 1, 1881."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1027967285
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644271
Folder number: US037.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 07bc9210-0540-0136-3811-1d364d323146
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

  • 1881: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of California and Nevada " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b8616f0-3b73-0136-ac0e-7b7b68fe7ac4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of California and Nevada " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b8616f0-3b73-0136-ac0e-7b7b68fe7ac4

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1881). Post route map of the states of California and Nevada Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7b8616f0-3b73-0136-ac0e-7b7b68fe7ac4

Wikipedia Citation

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Post route map of the states of California and Nevada