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Title
Surveys for a future water supply
Additional title: Map showing the watersheds of the Delaware, Schuylkill, & Lehigh Rivers, with distribution of population
Names
Philadelphia (Pa.). Water Department (Creator)
Hering, Rudolph, 1847-1923 (Creator)
Philadelphia (Pa.). Water Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Philadelphia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Philadelphia Water Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5231
Topics
Watersheds -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Region
Hydrology -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Region
Water-supply -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Hydrology
Population
Water-supply
Philadelphia Region (Pa.) -- Population
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Region
Genres
Maps
Thematic maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Rudolph Hering, engineer in charge.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 692, column a, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:380,160. 6 miles to 1 in. (W 76°27ʹ--W 74°23ʹ/N 42°26ʹ--N 39°50ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 77 x 47 cm
Description
Includes table showing population in "proposed collecting areas." "Plate I."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 62148440
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646269
Folder number: US214.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 98631d10-c706-0135-65e5-0d3d57f2a072
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1885: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Surveys for a future water supply " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6bd4490-c706-0135-03f7-00c9922e9350

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Surveys for a future water supply " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 11, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6bd4490-c706-0135-03f7-00c9922e9350

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1885). Surveys for a future water supply Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a6bd4490-c706-0135-03f7-00c9922e9350

Wikipedia Citation

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Surveys for a future water supply