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National map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: made by the authority of the Hon. O.H. Browning, Secretary of the Interior, in the office of the Indian Bureau, chiefly for government purposes...

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Title
National map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: made by the authority of the Hon. O.H. Browning, Secretary of the Interior, in the office of the Indian Bureau, chiefly for government purposes...
Names
Keeler, W. J. (William J.) (Compiler)
Dubois, N. (Draftsman)
Gedney, J. F. (Printer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1867
Place: Washington
Publisher: W.J. Keeler
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5349
Topics
Indian reservations -- West (U.S.)
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
Mines and mineral resources -- West (U.S.)
Railroads -- West (U.S.)
Indian reservations
Indians of North America
Mines and mineral resources
Natural resources
Railroads
West (U.S.)
United States
United States, West
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled from authorized explorations of Pacific Rail Road routes, public surveys, and other reliable data from the departments of the government at Washington, D.C. by W.J. Keeler, civil engineer ; N. Du Bois, draughtsman ; J.F. Gedney, lithographer, engraver & plate printer, Washington, D.C.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Shows locations of selected mineral resources, railroads, Indian reservations, forts, and military posts.
Content: Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1867 by Wm. J. Keeler in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 119 x 144 cm
NYPL copy dissected into 4 sheets, 63 x 76 cm or smaller
NYPL copy has crossed-out property stamps of U.S.C. & G. Survey Library and Library of Congress in title area
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 910624381
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644155
Other local Identifier: US029.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 987e89d0-575f-0134-f3bb-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

  • 1867: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "National map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1867. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa58a7b0-575f-0134-d0dd-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "National map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa58a7b0-575f-0134-d0dd-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1867). National map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aa58a7b0-575f-0134-d0dd-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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National map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean