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Map of the Oil District of Western Virginia : revised and corrected from surveys and authentic maps in the Land Office

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Title
Map of the Oil District of Western Virginia : revised and corrected from surveys and authentic maps in the Land Office
Names
C. Pfirshing & Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

West Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1864 - 1865 (Questionable)
Place: 34 Liberty Street, N.Y.
Publisher: C. Pfirshing & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5521
Topics
Oil wells -- West Virginia
Petroleum industry and trade -- West Virginia
West Virginia -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "C. Pfirshing ... publishers also of All about petroleum ..."
Date: Possible publication date base on first publication of journal "All about petroleum" which began in 1864.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 24 x 29 cm
Description
Shows roads, railroads, drainage, and oil wells and springs. Also shows five mile concentric circles from Petroleum, West Virginia. Covers Wood, Pleasants, Ritchie, and Wirt Counties, West Virginia.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 557921018
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646559
Folder number: US254.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 03b1ebe0-7085-0135-fc2d-02de215e276d
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

  • 1864: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the Oil District of Western Virginia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1864 - 1865. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b94ec260-7085-0135-a876-778d432a46e4

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the Oil District of Western Virginia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b94ec260-7085-0135-a876-778d432a46e4

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1864 - 1865). Map of the Oil District of Western Virginia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/b94ec260-7085-0135-a876-778d432a46e4

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the Oil District of Western Virginia