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Title
Shell street guide of Brooklyn - Queens
Additional title: Shell map of Long Island
Additional title: Shell street guide and metropolitan map of Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island
Names
Shell Oil Company (Creator)
H.M. Gousha Company (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

New York City

New York City & Vicinity

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1940 (Questionable)
Place: Chicago, IL
Publisher: H.M. Gousha Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 19-130
Topics
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)
Streets -- New York (State) -- New York
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Long Island (N.Y.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Scale approximately 1:43,000 (W 74°02ʹ43ʺ--W 73°41ʹ33ʺ/N 40°48ʹ45ʺ--N 40°32ʹ15ʺ). Scale approximately 1:200,000 (W 74°04ʹ--W 71°48ʹ/N 41°11ʹ--N 40°32ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 2 maps on one sheet : both sides color ; 65 x 59 cm or smaller, sheet 68 x 70 cm ; design to be folded to 23 x 11 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 53375
Description
Includes "Index to streets of Brooklyn, Bronx, and Nassau County", "Index to streets of Queens and Manhattan", and "Index Long Island and vicinity cities and tows, beaches, parks, airports, yacht clubs, points of interest, golf and country clubs." Also includes images and text under heading "In 1940 the New York World's Fair." Panel art: Shell logo and slogan "tour with confidence." "2-N-1940-1"
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 988029567
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21761912
Photo Order: 60677
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5f2f3f10-2e15-0137-5c31-0f605eb761a5
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

  • 1940: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Shell street guide of Brooklyn - Queens" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1940. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/76233a00-3884-0137-16f8-0058491f381c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Shell street guide of Brooklyn - Queens" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 5, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/76233a00-3884-0137-16f8-0058491f381c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1940). Shell street guide of Brooklyn - Queens Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/76233a00-3884-0137-16f8-0058491f381c

Wikipedia Citation

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Shell street guide of Brooklyn - Queens