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Title
Map of the Department of the Columbia
Names
Symons, T. W. (Thomas William), 1849-1920 (Compiler)
Downing, Alfred (Draftsman)
Manning, C. C. (Creator)
MacMurray, J. W. (Junius Wilson), -1898 (Creator)
United States. Army. Office of the Chief of Engineers (Publisher)
Julius Bien & Co. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Office of the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army
Edition: 2nd edition, revised June 1st 1885
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5374
Topics
Northwest, Pacific
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Projected and compiled at the Engineer Office, Department of the Columbia, by Lieut. Thomas W. Symons, Corps of Engineers ; assisted by Alfred Downing and C.C. Manning, topographical assistants, U.S. Army ; drawn by Alfred Downing, topographical assistant.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Content: Includes list of sources consulted in compilation.
Content: Shows military stations occupied and abandoned as of June 1, 1885, railroads existing and projected, wagon roads, and lighthouses.
Date: Map has date "1881"--The date of the first edition.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 81 x 106 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 30379764
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644181
Other local Identifier: US030.3.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f6389e40-9ef4-0134-6b2b-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Creator Born
  • 1885: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1920: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the Department of the Columbia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c924290-c944-0134-8174-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the Department of the Columbia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c924290-c944-0134-8174-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1885). Map of the Department of the Columbia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9c924290-c944-0134-8174-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the Department of the Columbia