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Map no. 2, from the mouth of Trap Creek to the Santa Fé crossing: from explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War

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Title
Map no. 2, from the mouth of Trap Creek to the Santa Fé crossing: from explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War
Additional title: From the mouth of Trap Creek to the Santa Fé crossing
Additional title: Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, War Department : route near the 38th & 39th parallels
Names
United States. War Department (Publisher)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (Associated name)
Gunnison, J. W. (John Williams), 1812-1853 (Surveyor)
Beckwith, E. G. (Edward Griffin), 1818-1881 (Associated name)
Kern, Richard H., 1821-1853 (Associated name)
Egloffstein, F. W., 1824-1885 (Cartographer)
Siebert, Selmar (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861 (Questionable)
Place: Washington
Publisher: War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5343
Topics
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Middle West
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Capt. J.W. Gunnison, topl.engrs., assisted by Capt. E.G. Beckwith, 3d Artillery ; R.H. Kern, topographer in the field ; map made under the supervision of Capt. E.G. Beckwith, 3d Artillery, by F.W. Egloffstein, topographer for the route, 1855 ; engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Citation/reference: Appears in Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, volume XI, 1861. Also published as part of Senate Ex. Doc. no. 78, 33d Congress, 2nd session, and House Ex. Doc. no. 91, 33d Congress, 2nd session.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 78 x 59 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 84168058
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644150
Other local Identifier: US028B.1.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9ff66280-5028-0134-1cfd-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

  • 1861: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 2, from the mouth of Trap Creek to the Santa Fé crossing" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8721160-5028-0134-b5da-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 2, from the mouth of Trap Creek to the Santa Fé crossing" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 2, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8721160-5028-0134-b5da-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). Map no. 2, from the mouth of Trap Creek to the Santa Fé crossing Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b8721160-5028-0134-b5da-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map no. 2, from the mouth of Trap Creek to the Santa Fé crossing