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Title
Map no. 1 from San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California
Additional title: From San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California
Names
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys (Publisher)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (Creator)
Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882 (Creator)
Abbot, Henry L. (Creator)
Fillebrown, H. C. (Creator)
Young, J. (John) (Draftsman)
Anderson, C. D. (Creator)
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873 (Creator)
Wheat, Carl I. (Carl Irving), 1892-1966 (Associated name)
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5455
Topics
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Railroads -- California, Northern
Indians of North America -- California, Northern
Indians of North America -- Oregon
Indians of North America
Railroads
California, Northern
Oregon
California
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Sec. of War by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, U.S. Topl. Engrs. and Lieut. H.L. Abbot, U.S. Topl. Engrs. ; H.C. Fillebrown, J. Young and C.D. Anderson, assts. ; drawn by John Young.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 254, column 2, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 69 x 59 cm, on sheet 73 x 63 cm
Description
At head of title: Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; War Department; routes in Oregon and California. Shows drainage, survey, trails, etc. Relief shown by hachures. Includes note.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 77722279
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644262
Folder number: US036.3.07
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6e4fdb30-0085-0136-9552-04ddaca5ac22
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

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 1 from San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/89e7b5d0-0085-0136-6f4c-4921cccd1e9c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 1 from San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/89e7b5d0-0085-0136-6f4c-4921cccd1e9c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Map no. 1 from San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/89e7b5d0-0085-0136-6f4c-4921cccd1e9c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map no. 1 from San Francisco Bay to the northern boundary of California