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Map of the city of Detroit, 1886

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Title
Map of the city of Detroit, 1886
Names
Calvert Lithographing Co. (Detroit, Mich.) (Creator)
R.L. Polk & Co. (Publisher)
Calvert Lithographing Co. (Detroit, Mich.) (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Michigan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1886 (Inferred)
Place: Detroit, Mich.
Publisher: R.L. Polk & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5414
Topics
Real property -- Michigan -- Detroit
Farms -- Location -- Michigan -- Detroit
Election districts -- Michigan -- Detroit
Detroit (Mich.)
Detroit (Mich.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Cadastral maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entd. accg. to act of Congress A.D. 1886 by Calvert Lith. Co..."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 3, page 530, column 2, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:14,500 (W 83°17ʹ16ʺ--W 82°54ʹ37ʺ/N 42°27ʹ00ʺ--N 42°15ʹ18ʺ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 53 x 78 cm, on sheet 58 x 83 cm
Description
Shows city lines, streets, railroads, districts, selected farm locations, and radial distances half a mile apart from district 5. Probably from: Detroit city directory, 1886?.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1011353431
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645241
Folder number: US106.3.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 54b7c3e0-aadb-0135-52f2-511543a581a9
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

  • 1886: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the city of Detroit, 1886" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1886. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90a2e8d0-aadb-0135-d5c4-4bacb1334880

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the city of Detroit, 1886" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90a2e8d0-aadb-0135-d5c4-4bacb1334880

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1886). Map of the city of Detroit, 1886 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90a2e8d0-aadb-0135-d5c4-4bacb1334880

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the city of Detroit, 1886