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Niagara Falls: from surveys executed under the orders of Major C.B. Comstock, Corp of Engineers, Brvt. Brigadier General U.S.A. in 1875

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Title
Niagara Falls: from surveys executed under the orders of Major C.B. Comstock, Corp of Engineers, Brvt. Brigadier General U.S.A. in 1875
Names
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers (Publisher)
Comstock, C. B. (Cyrus Ballou), 1831-1910 (Associated name)
Enthoffer, J. (Joseph), 1818-1901 (Engraver)
Towar, F. M. (Surveyor)
Donovan, C. (Draftsman)
American Photo-Lithographic Company (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Parts

Niagara River

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Corps of Engineers, War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-6123
Topics
Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Niagara Falls Region (N.Y. and Ont.)
Niagara Falls (Ont.)
Niagara Falls (N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: survey made by Assistant Engineer F.M. Towar July and August 1875 and drawn by Asst. Engineer C. Donovan ; engraved by J. Enthoffer.
Content: Shows buildings, roads, and land use in the vicinity, including the villages of Clifton, Drummondsville, and Chippewa, Ontario (now Niagara Falls, Ont.) and Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and contours. Depths shown by soundings.
Content: Inset: Map of Niagara Falls, scale 1:2,500.
Content: "Survey of the northern and northwestern lakes made in obedience to Acts of Congress and orders from Headquarters of the Corps of Engineers, War Department." -- note above title.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 104 x 66 cm, on sheet 110 x 74 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 950469001
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645950
Other local Identifier: US177.3.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b8aa7660-0b0f-0134-358e-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1875: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Niagara Falls" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c9ced8c0-0b0f-0134-6131-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Niagara Falls" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c9ced8c0-0b0f-0134-6131-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1875). Niagara Falls Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c9ced8c0-0b0f-0134-6131-00505686a51c

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Niagara Falls