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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.); F.W. Beers & Co.
Date:
1865
Short Title:
Oil Creek, Titusville-Oil Creek Lake.
Publisher:
Beers, Ellis, & Soule
New York
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
37
Obj Width cm:
42
Scale 1:
42,240
Note:
Hand col. lithographed map in 2 segments. Shows parcel numbers, landowners, etc.
State/Province:
Pennsylvania
County:
Crawford County (Pa.)
Region:
Oil Creek (Crawford County and Venango County, Pa.)
Subject:
Oil
Full Title:
Plan of Oil Creek from Titusville to Oil Creek Lake. Entered ... 1865 ... Southern District of New York by F.W. Beers & Co. Ferd. Mayer & Co. Lithographers, 96 Fulton St., N.Y.
List No:
0062.029
Page No:
34
Series No:
37
Engraver or Printer:
Ferd. Mayer & Co.
Publication Author:
Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.)
Pub Date:
1865
Pub Title:
Atlas of the oil region of Pennsylvania. From actual surveys under the direction of F.W. Beers, C.E. Assisted by Beach Nichols, J.M. Beers, A. Leavenworth, C.S. Peck, C.A. Curtis & Geo. Stewart. With a few facts relating to petroleum, historically, scientifically, and commercially, reviewed by Ivan C. Michels, Editor of the Philadelphia Coal Oil Circular and Petroleum Price Current. Published by F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, 43 John St. N.Y. Assistants: W.H. Hubbell, Willard Upton. Assistants: S. Stewart, Jas. Rhynus. Entered ... 1865 ... New York by F.W. Beers & Co. Ferd. Mayer & Co. Lithographers, 96 Fulton St. N.Y.
Pub Reference:
Phillips, 2441; LeGear. Atlases of the United States, L2994; Phillips. Maps of America, p. 683; McCorkle, B.B. America emergent, 77.
Pub Note:
The only regional atlas made of the oil regions in Pennsylvania and probably the most complete and detailed mapping done at the time -- it is far more detailed than the general maps that appeared in pocket form or separately -- Colton, Townsend and Dale, Hunt, Howe, and Root, Anthony (see our copies). With the large Venango County map, as issued. Maps hand col. Atlas is rebound in new speckled paper covered boards with quarter faux leather spine and original cover label pasted on the front reading "Beers & Co.'s Atlas of the oil regions. Price $12.50" in gold print. Pages 5-6 listed in contents but lacking in this copy.
Pub List No:
0062.000
Pub Type:
Regional Atlas
Pub Maps:
38
Pub Height cm:
41
Pub Width cm:
47
Image No:
0062029
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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Plan of Oil Creek from Titusville to Oil Creek Lake. Entered ... 1865 ... Southern …