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Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: prepared particularly to show the route adopted for the (Memphis, El-Paso and Pacific or) Southern Trans-Continental R.R. and its branch to the port of Guaymas in northern Mexico

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Title
Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: prepared particularly to show the route adopted for the (Memphis, El-Paso and Pacific or) Southern Trans-Continental R.R. and its branch to the port of Guaymas in northern Mexico
Names
Woods, W. L. (William L.) (Creator)
DuBois, N. (Draftsman)
Gedney, J. F. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1868
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: United States House of Representatives?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5354
Topics
Railroads
West (U.S.)
United States, West
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by W.L. Woods, clerk, Committee on Public Lands, H.R. ; N. Du Bois, draughtsman.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Shows railroads completed and in progress, forts, and military posts. Legend is set up to show mineral resources by color, but map is uncolored.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 74 x 96 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 958018842
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644161
Other local Identifier: US029.2.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): db3a19b0-5b34-0134-59dd-00505686a51c
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

  • 1868: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1868. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e6445080-5b34-0134-e0a6-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 26, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e6445080-5b34-0134-e0a6-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1868). Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e6445080-5b34-0134-e0a6-00505686a51c

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Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean