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Title
Post route map of the state of Colorado
Names
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Key, David McKendree, 1824-1900 (Creator)
Nicholson, W. L. (Cartographer)
Dinsmore, A. F. (Draftsman)
United States. Post Office Department (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Colorado

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5539
Topics
Postal service -- Colorado
Colorado
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of D.M. Key by W.L. Nicholson ; drawn by A.F. Dinsmore.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 3, page 250, column 2, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 71 x 104 cm ; divided into 2 sheets, 55 x 75 cm or smaller
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: small pieces of map lacking along the center
Description
Shows railroads, mail service routes with frequency, special supply and messenger routes, and natural features. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. "The first edition was issued in 1877." "The service on this diagram brought up to date of August 1, 1880."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1030993550
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644346
Folder number: US042.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a519510-1fd3-0136-732a-05f1297cdb16
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

  • 1880: 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 state of Colorado " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/86f8c5b0-1fd3-0136-112a-5393b1141931

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Colorado " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/86f8c5b0-1fd3-0136-112a-5393b1141931

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1880). Post route map of the state of Colorado Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/86f8c5b0-1fd3-0136-112a-5393b1141931

Wikipedia Citation

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Post route map of the state of Colorado