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Title
Colton's map of Oregon & Washington Territory
Additional title: Map of Oregon & Washington Territory
Additional title: Colton's map of Oregon and Washington Territory
Names
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (Publisher)
Oregon Railway and Navigation Company (Issuing body)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Oregon

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879 (Questionable)
Place: New York
Publisher: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5108
Topics
Oregon
Washington (State)
Genres
Maps
Illustrations
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Issued by the Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. ; prepared by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1879 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. ..."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 435, column 3, no. 3
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 39 x 45 cm
Description
Shows Oregon, Washington, and western Idaho. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Includes illustrations of steamships along Oregon Steamship Co. and Alaska & Sitka Steamer routes.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 54628355
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646146
Folder number: US194.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c7112970-2eb7-0136-97be-176a3e87c735
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

  • 1879: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's map of Oregon & Washington Territory " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d85b6880-2eb7-0136-5330-23ccfa74116c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's map of Oregon & Washington Territory " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d85b6880-2eb7-0136-5330-23ccfa74116c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1879). Colton's map of Oregon & Washington Territory Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d85b6880-2eb7-0136-5330-23ccfa74116c

Wikipedia Citation

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Colton's map of Oregon & Washington Territory