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Title
Map no. 1, from San Francisco Bay to the plains of Los Angeles
Additional title: From San Francisco Bay to the plains of Los Angeles
Names
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys (Publisher)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (Creator)
Parke, John G. (Creator)
Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry), 1826-1899 (Creator)
Hutton, N. H. (Creator)
Garner, G. G. (Creator)
Custer, H. (Draftsman)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5454
Topics
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Railroads -- California, Southern
Railroads
California, Southern
California
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From explorations and surveys made under the direction the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. John G. Parke, Topl. Engrs. ; assisted by Albert H. Campbell, civil engineer, and N.H. Hutton, H. Custer and G.G. Garner ; constructed and drawn by H. Custer.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 254, column 2, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 72 x 89 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 54701
Description
At head of title: Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; War Department; Coast routes, California. Shows drainage, railroads, trails, etc. Relief shown by hachures. Includes note.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 83546366
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644261
Folder number: US036.3.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 13c3a900-0083-0136-50bc-37afebfd2f6d
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

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 1, from San Francisco Bay to the plains of Los Angeles " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/db0eca20-3b73-0136-b8f3-0db7074ddbc9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 1, from San Francisco Bay to the plains of Los Angeles " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/db0eca20-3b73-0136-b8f3-0db7074ddbc9

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Map no. 1, from San Francisco Bay to the plains of Los Angeles Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/db0eca20-3b73-0136-b8f3-0db7074ddbc9

Wikipedia Citation

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Map no. 1, from San Francisco Bay to the plains of Los Angeles