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Title
Massachusetts
Names
Geological Survey (U.S.) (Publisher)
Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902 (Creator)
Julius Bien & Co. (Engraver)
Massachusetts. Commissioners of the Topographical Survey (Surveyor)
Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1889
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-765
Topics
Railroads -- Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Massachusetts -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Topographic maps
Notes
Content: Shows railroads, counties, cities, and towns, and notable physical features.
Content: Relief shown by contours.
Content: Contour interval 100 feet; 1889.
Statement of responsibility: "U.S. Geological Survey, J.W. Powell, director." -- Top left margin.
Statement of responsibility: "Commonwealth of Massachusetts commissioners: Francis A. Walker, Henry L. Whiting, N. S. Shaler." -- Top right margin.
Content: "Compiled from the original sheets of a map made under the auspices of the United State and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in 1884 to 1887." -- Lower left margin.
Statement of responsibility: " Engraved by Juius Bien & Co., New York." -- Lower right margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : color ; 78 x 122 cm, sheets 43 x 68 cm, or smaller
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 956550367
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21056004
Other local Identifier: US089.4.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 298f6720-460b-0134-abd3-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1889: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Massachusetts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1889. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7c72dd40-460c-0134-6f3b-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Massachusetts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 12, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7c72dd40-460c-0134-6f3b-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1889). Massachusetts Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7c72dd40-460c-0134-6f3b-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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