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Title
Chicago
Names
Van Vechten, J. (Creator)
Flower, W. L. (Draftsman)
Charles Shober & Co. (Engraver)
Van Vechten, J. (Draftsman)
Van Vechten, J. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Illinois

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1863
Place: 170 Clark St., Chicago
Publisher: Revised, published & sold by James Van Vechten, office
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5843
Topics
Real property -- Illinois -- Chicago
Landowners -- Illinois -- Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Illinois -- Chicago
Genres
Maps
Cadastral maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn from David's Atlas with the latest recorded subdivisions by F.L. Flower and J. Van Vechten ; engraved printed & mounted Chas. Shober, cor. Lake & Clark Sts., Chicago ; revised published & sold by James Van Vechten, office 170 Clark St., Chicago.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to the act of Congress ... in the year 1863 by James Van Vechten."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 533, column 3, no. 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:6,000. 500 ft. = 1 inch (W 87°56ʹ24ʺ--W 87°31ʹ25ʺ/N 42°01ʹ23ʺ--N 41°38ʹ39ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 191 x 114 cm ; divided into 4 sheets 98 x 58 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: torn, small pieces of map lacking; divided into 4 sheets 98 x 58 cm.
Description
Shows streets, railroads, block & lot numbers, landowners, notable physical features. Includes street index. Includes inset showing ward boundaries. Includes continuation inset.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 271677118
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644650
Folder number: US065.3.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 65821ee0-85cc-0135-704c-4bb2f658e06a
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

  • 1863: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Chicago " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1863. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/82f90bd0-85cc-0135-badc-0d91d62d9cc6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Chicago " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/82f90bd0-85cc-0135-badc-0d91d62d9cc6

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1863). Chicago Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/82f90bd0-85cc-0135-badc-0d91d62d9cc6

Wikipedia Citation

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