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Title
Post route map of the states of Kentucky and Tennessee, with parts of adjacent states
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
Key, David McKendree, 1824-1900 (Creator)
Gorham, Chas. E. (Draftsman)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Kentucky

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1878 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5973
Topics
Postal service -- Kentucky
Postal service -- Tennessee
Kentucky -- Administrative and political divisions
Kentucky
Tennessee -- Administrative and political divisions
Tennessee
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General D.M. Key by W.L. Nicholson ; drawn by Chas. E. Gorham.
Date: "The first edition was issued in 1878."
Date: "The service on this diagram brought up to date of October 1, 1878."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:506,880. 8 miles to the inch (W 90°18ʹ--W 81°48ʹ/N 40°10ʹ--N 34°30ʹ).
Content: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 5, page 554, column 2, no. 7
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 137 x 156 cm, on sheet 140 x 162 cm ; NYPL Map Div. copy divided into 4 sheets, 70 x 81 cm, or smaller
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: small pieces of map lacking in the top center.
Description
Shows state, boundaries, counties, cities, towns, roads, railroads, and notable physical features.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 980348238
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644780
Folder number: US076.4.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9726f020-2e85-0135-66a6-4384a9e6f4d2
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

  • 1878: 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 states of Kentucky and Tennessee, with parts of adjacent states " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a54d5580-2e85-0135-7465-5f87f2204cbe

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Kentucky and Tennessee, with parts of adjacent states " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a54d5580-2e85-0135-7465-5f87f2204cbe

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1878). Post route map of the states of Kentucky and Tennessee, with parts of adjacent states Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a54d5580-2e85-0135-7465-5f87f2204cbe

Wikipedia Citation

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Post route map of the states of Kentucky and Tennessee, with parts of adjacent states