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Title
The city of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois
Additional title: Acheson's map of the city of Chicago
Names
Acheson, Henry (Creator)
Acheson, Henry (Lithographer)
Acheson, Henry (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Illinois

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854 (Inferred)
Place: 130 Lake St. (cor. Lake & Clack, Chicago)
Publisher: Published by H. Acheson
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5842
Topics
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.) -- Administrative and political divisions
Illinois -- Chicago
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by H. Acheson" -- bottom center margin.
Citation/reference: Checklist of printed maps of the Middle West, 4-0330; New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 2, page 532, column 3, no. 4
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:20,000 (W 87°42ʹ--W 87°34ʹ/N 41°55ʹ--N 41°48ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 50 x 41 cm, 61 x 48 cm
Description
Shows boundaries of individual sections, ward numbers, block numbers, streets, railroads, and locations of selected buildings. Covers area from Fullerton Ave. to 28th St. and Western Ave. to the lake. Includes location index of churches, public buildings, hotels, R.R. passenger depots and population table, 1840-1853.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 24058224
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644649
Folder number: US065.2.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c23e47b0-85ca-0135-fe08-069dceb6d847
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

  • 1854: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The city of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4dbb890-85ca-0135-3fcd-3944258e63be

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The city of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4dbb890-85ca-0135-3fcd-3944258e63be

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). The city of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/e4dbb890-85ca-0135-3fcd-3944258e63be

Wikipedia Citation

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The city of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois