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Title
Colton's Guide map of Michigan
Additional title: Guide map of Michigan
Additional title: Map of Michigan
Names
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (Creator)
Blanchard, Rufus, 1821-1904 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Michigan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1870
Place: 146 Lake St., Chicago, Ill.
Publisher: Published by Rufus Blanchard
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5387
Topics
Railroads -- Michigan
Railroads
Michigan
Lower Peninsula (Mich.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1869 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. ..."
Citation/reference: Barnett, L. Michigan maps, 5-2088 ; Karpinski, Louis Charles. Bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan, 279a ; New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 461, column 1, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 42 x 37 cm, on sheet 48 x 42 cm
Originally folded in cover, 14 x 9 cm
Description
Shows railroads, distances from some cities in Wisconsin to Lower Peninsula of Michigan across Lake Michigan. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 62928063
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645214
Folder number: US104.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 73b4ef60-a076-0135-b38b-532844a7d0b5
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

  • 1870: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's Guide map of Michigan" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1870. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ca1aac0-a076-0135-4363-515170956da3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's Guide map of Michigan" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ca1aac0-a076-0135-4363-515170956da3

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1870). Colton's Guide map of Michigan Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7ca1aac0-a076-0135-4363-515170956da3

Wikipedia Citation

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Colton's Guide map of Michigan