City of Houston, Harris Co., Texas

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Title
City of Houston, Harris Co., Texas
Additional title: Houston
Names
Wood, W. E. (Publisher)
Rease, W. H. (Lithographer)
Blessing, J. P. (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Texas

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1869
Place: Philadelphia, PA
Publisher: W.E. Wood
Table of Contents
Insets: The original plan of Houston -- Railroad map of Texas -- Map of new Houston.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5372
Topics
Railroads -- Texas
Houston (Tex.)
Genres
Maps
Illustrations
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Published from actual surveys by W.E. Wood ; lith. by W.H. Rease ; views by J.P. Blessing.
Date: "Jan.y 1st 1869."
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1868 by W.E. Wood in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map in 2 segments : hand colored, mounted on cloth ; 163 x 146 cm, on sheets 168 x 77 cm
Description
Shows numbered city lots and blocks, streets, structures, ward boundaries, and Buffalo Bayou. Relief shown pictorially. Includes indexes: Main Street reference -- Preston Street reference -- Travis Street reference -- Commerce Street reference -- Franklin Street reference -- Congress Street reference. Also includes vignettes: Gen. Sam Houston -- Buffalo Bayou Draw-bridge -- Residence of E.S. Perkins -- Old Capitol -- Christ Church -- Morris Building -- Perkin's Corner -- Pillot Building -- Allen Station -- Houston Gas Works -- Masonic Temple -- Eureka Mills -- Residence of A. Whitaker -- Residence of J.T.D. Wilson -- Miss Brown's Young Ladies Seminary -- Houston City Stables. "Approved & adopted by The City Council as per resolution passed September 4th."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 47147126
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646410
Folder number: US233.1.08
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9283d3a0-e812-0135-8999-75f52d862f35
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1869: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "City of Houston, Harris Co., Texas" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1869. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f3400bf0-e813-0135-e4c6-376e209b2b9f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "City of Houston, Harris Co., Texas" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f3400bf0-e813-0135-e4c6-376e209b2b9f

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1869). City of Houston, Harris Co., Texas Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f3400bf0-e813-0135-e4c6-376e209b2b9f

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City of Houston, Harris Co., Texas