Post route map of the states of Kansas and Nebraska : with adjacent parts of Missouri, Iowa, Dakota, Colorado, Texas, and Indian Territory

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Title
Post route map of the states of Kansas and Nebraska : with adjacent parts of Missouri, Iowa, Dakota, Colorado, Texas, and Indian Territory
Additional title: Map of the states of Kansas and Nebraska
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
Jewell, Marshall, 1825-1883 (Creator)
Routt, John Long, 1826-1907 (Creator)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Kansas

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1878
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-978
Topics
Postal service -- Kansas
Railroads -- Kansas
Postal service -- Nebraska
Railroads -- Nebraska
Postal service
Kansas
Nebraska
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Marshall Jewell and Second Assistant Postmaster General John L. Routt by W.L. Nicholson, Topographer of P.O. Dept.
Date: "The service on this diagram brought up to date of Oct 1st 1878."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 5, page 507, column 3, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:633,600. Ten miles to an inch (W 106°00ʹ--W 93°50ʹ/N 43°10ʹ--N 36°30ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : color ; 116 x 154 cm, on sheets 70 x 81 cm or smaller
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: brittle, and small pieces of map lacking, especially along the folds and edges.
Description
Shows railroads, postal routes, delivery schedule, and discontinued post offices. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes a table of general statistics. "First edition was issued in 1875."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 861798543
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21393972
Folder number: US075.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): afe79e10-9cb8-0135-4b36-75ec5a97b9d0
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1878: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Kansas and Nebraska " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bd273690-9cb8-0135-ec37-0e1eb7674688

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Kansas and Nebraska " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bd273690-9cb8-0135-ec37-0e1eb7674688

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1878). Post route map of the states of Kansas and Nebraska Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/bd273690-9cb8-0135-ec37-0e1eb7674688

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Post route map of the states of Kansas and Nebraska