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Title
Map of the Department of the Columbia
Names
Downing, Alfred (Cartographer)
Symons, T. W. (Thomas William), 1849-1920 (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1882
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Army Corps of Engineers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5190
Topics
Indian reservations -- North America
Telegraph lines -- United States
Northwest, Pacific
Washington (State)
Oregon
Idaho
Pacific Northwest
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Alfred Downing.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Statement of responsibility: "Prepared by order of Brig. Gen. Nelson A. Miles, under the direction of Lieut. Thos. W. Symons, Corps of Engineers."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 19 x 26 cm, sheet 24 x 31 cm
Description
Shows Indian reservations, military posts, roads, trails, telegraph lines, and railroads.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 37023359
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643997
Other local Identifier: US017.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c6090a40-58fc-0134-cc5a-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

  • 1882: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the Department of the Columbia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1882. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d719f690-58fc-0134-ab92-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the Department of the Columbia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d719f690-58fc-0134-ab92-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1882). Map of the Department of the Columbia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d719f690-58fc-0134-ab92-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the Department of the Columbia