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Title
Map and profile of the Tejon Pass
Names
United States. War Department. Office of P.R.R. Surveys (Publisher)
Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882 (Creator)
Parke, John G. (Creator)
Smith, Isaac W. (Isaac William), 1825-1898 (Creator)
Siebert, Selmar (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

California

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5492
Topics
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Mountain passes -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Mountain passes
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
United States -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Genres
Maps
Diagrams
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis by Lieut. R.S. Williamson, Topl. Engrs. ; assisted by Lieut. J.G. Parke, Topl. Engrs. and Mr. Isaac Williams Smith, Civ. Engr. ; engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 9, page 504, column 2, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map and 1 profile ; 57 x 84 cm, on sheet 65 x 88 cm
Description
At head of title: Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, War Department. Routes in California to connect with the routes near the 32nd and 35th Parallels. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Includes profiles. Published with: Reports of explorations for a railroad route ... 1861.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 81261594
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644299
Folder number: US039.3.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cf4b1230-1345-0136-88fc-1d461a2cfcd1
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

  • 1853: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map and profile of the Tejon Pass " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/de5d3730-1345-0136-b8e8-7de635284171

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map and profile of the Tejon Pass " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 19, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/de5d3730-1345-0136-b8e8-7de635284171

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Map and profile of the Tejon Pass Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/de5d3730-1345-0136-b8e8-7de635284171

Wikipedia Citation

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Map and profile of the Tejon Pass