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Title
Map of the Oregon Territory
Names
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842) (Publisher)
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877 (Creator)
Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) (Engraver)
Sherman & Smith (Engraver)
Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) (Printer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Oregon

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1841 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Ex. Ex.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5096
Topics
Northwest, Pacific
Columbia River
United States -- Columbia River
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By the U.S. Ex. Ex. Charles Wilkes, Esqr., Commander, 1841 ;J.H. Young & Sherman & Smith.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 434, column 3, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 58 x 89 cm, on sheet 65 x 97 cm
Description
Covers northern California and Oregon. Inset: Columbia River, reduced from a survey, made by the U.S. Ex. Ex. 1841. Includes note.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 2014589246
RLIN/OCLC: 880601940
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646134
Folder number: US193.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5cf856f0-2a29-0136-6d70-2138d07d3e57
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

  • 1841: 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 Oregon Territory " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1841. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a37af570-3abb-0136-3e65-3ff1ef30f0b8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the Oregon Territory " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a37af570-3abb-0136-3e65-3ff1ef30f0b8

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1841). Map of the Oregon Territory Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a37af570-3abb-0136-3e65-3ff1ef30f0b8

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the Oregon Territory