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Olmsted's sketch map of Buffalo showing the relation of the park system to the general plan of the city

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Title
Olmsted's sketch map of Buffalo showing the relation of the park system to the general plan of the city
Names
Olmsted, Frederick Law, 1822-1903 (Creator)
Matthews-Northrup Company (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1881 (Inferred)
Place: Buffalo
Publisher: Matthews, Northrup & Co.
Place: Buffalo, N.Y.
Publisher: Matthews, Northrup & Co., Engrs. & Prs.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-6094
Topics
Parks -- New York (State) -- Buffalo (N.Y.)
Parkways -- New York (State) -- Buffalo (N.Y.)
Transportation -- New York (State) -- Buffalo (N.Y.)
Street-railroads -- New York (State) -- Buffalo (N.Y.)
Buffalo (N.Y.)
New York (State) -- Buffalo (N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Also shows streets named, street car lines, railroads, steamer lines, and radial distances.
Content: Title from lower left corner of map ; publisher and location from bottom right of map.
Citation/reference: Extracted from: The Buffalo park system September, 1881, Buffalo : Printing House of Matthews, Northrup & Co., 1881.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 52 x 45 cm, on sheet 54 x 47 cm
Description
A map of Buffalo, New York, highlighting city parks in dark green and other public grounds in light green against a salmon background ; based on sketches by Frederick Law Olmsted.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 51851645
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645921
Other local Identifier: US175.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 969acfe0-0bd6-0134-d85f-00505686a51c
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

  • : Place
  • 1822: Creator Born
  • 1881: Issued
  • 1903: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Olmsted's sketch map of Buffalo showing the relation of the park system to the general plan of the city" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1881. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a98a8f20-0bd6-0134-215d-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Olmsted's sketch map of Buffalo showing the relation of the park system to the general plan of the city" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 17, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a98a8f20-0bd6-0134-215d-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1881). Olmsted's sketch map of Buffalo showing the relation of the park system to the general plan of the city Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a98a8f20-0bd6-0134-215d-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Olmsted's sketch map of Buffalo showing the relation of the park system to the general plan of the city