Rand, McNally & Co.'s map showing one hundred miles around Philadelphia : Rand, McNally & Co.'s map of Philadelphia

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Title
Rand, McNally & Co.'s map showing one hundred miles around Philadelphia : Rand, McNally & Co.'s map of Philadelphia
Additional title: Map showing one hundred miles around Philadelphia
Names
Rand McNally and Company (Engraver)
Rand McNally and Company (Creator)
Rand McNally and Company (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895 (Inferred)
Place: 160 to 174 Adams Street, Chicago
Publisher: Rand, McNally & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5233
Topics
Railroads -- Middle Atlantic States
Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Piers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Railroads
Philadelphia Region (Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Middle Atlantic States
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Metropolitan Area
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Rand, McNally & Co., engravers, Chicago.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 698, column c, no. 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:506,880. 8 miles to 1 inch (W 77°32ʹ--W 73°34ʹ/N 41°10ʹ--N 38°49ʹ).
Content: Scale approximately 1:19,200 (W 75°12ʹ44ʺ--W 75°05ʹ42ʺ/N 40°00ʹ46ʺ--N 39°55ʹ28ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, color ; 49 x 67 cm and 47 x 65 cm, sheet 52 x 72 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left margin of Philadelphia map: [?]861
Description
Rand, McNally & Co.'s map of Philadelphia has copyright 1891. Shows streetcar lines. Includes list of piers on Delaware River and inset, Philadelphia and vicinity, scale approximately 1:115,000. Shows railroad lines. Alternate title in fine print at bottom of Philadelphia map: Rand, McNally & Co.'s new business atlas map of Philadelphia.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 955319573
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646271
Folder number: US215.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6e08fb90-c963-0135-4d4f-0568259626a1
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

  • 1895: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Rand, McNally & Co.'s map showing one hundred miles around Philadelphia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f5f3b20-c963-0135-b297-7d65f7a61449

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Rand, McNally & Co.'s map showing one hundred miles around Philadelphia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f5f3b20-c963-0135-b297-7d65f7a61449

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1895). Rand, McNally & Co.'s map showing one hundred miles around Philadelphia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/7f5f3b20-c963-0135-b297-7d65f7a61449

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Rand, McNally & Co.'s map showing one hundred miles around Philadelphia