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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1877
Short Title:
Beaver, Cheyenne, Fort Union, Georgetown, St. George, Santa Fe.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
25
Obj Width cm:
32
Scale 1:
Various
Note:
Six sepia tone lithographed maps. Show buildings, railroad, un-named streets, etc. Surveyed 1872-1875.
State/Province:
Colorado; New Mexico; Utah; Wyoming
City:
Beaver (Utah); Cheyenne (Wyo.)
Subject:
Military
Full Title:
Sketch of Beaver, Utah showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Cheyenne, Wyoming showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Fort Union, New Mexico showing position of astronomical monument. Sketch of Georgetown, Colorado showing position of astronomical monument and meridian mark. Sketch of St. George, Utah showing position of astronomical monument. Military reservation, Santa Fe, New Mexico showing position of astronomical monument. Expeditions of 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875 & 1876, under the command of 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. George D. Clarke, del. The Graphic Co., N.Y. By order of the honorable the Secretary of War, under the direction of Brig. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (1877)
List No:
2220.047
Page No:
v. 2 pl. 6
Series No:
54
Engraver or Printer:
Clarke, George D.; Graphic Co. Photo-Lith.
Publication Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Pub Date:
1875
Pub Title:
Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, in charge of Capt. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army ... In seven volumes and one supplement, accompanied by one topographic and one geologic atlas.
Pub Reference:
Wheat v. 5, p 338-342; Karrow "George M. Wheeler ..." in Koepp Exploration and Mapping of the American West.
Pub Note:
These seven text volumes were published from 1875 to 1889. They consist the final, monumental report of Wheeler's Survey. The first volume, Geographical Report, contains much valuable information on the general history of western U.S. mapping and specific details on the sources of the Survey's map sheets. The Topographic and Geologic Atlas were issued separately. Bound in linen with title, date, volume number and topic on the spine.
Pub List No:
2220.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
27
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
24
Image No:
2220047
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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