Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Geological Survey (U.S.); Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission
Date:
1890
Short Title:
Title Page: Massachusetts atlas.
Publisher:
Topographical Survey Commission
Boston
Type:
Title Page
Obj Height cm:
53
Obj Width cm:
42
State/Province:
Massachusetts
Full Title:
(Title Page to) Atlas of Massachusetts from topographical surveys made in co-operation by the United States Geological Survey and the Commissioners of the Commonwealth 1884-1888. United States Geological Survey. J.W. Powell, Director. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Francis A. Walker, Henry L. Whiting, N.S. Shaler, Commissioners. Preliminary edition, subject to correction. Published by the Commission at its office, 11 Mt. Vernon St., Boston. Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y.
List No:
2883B
Series No:
2
Engraver or Printer:
Forbes Albertype Co.
Publication Author:
Geological Survey (U.S.); Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission
Pub Date:
1890
Pub Title:
Atlas of Massachusetts from topographical surveys made in co-operation by the United States Geological Survey and the Commissioners of the Commonwealth 1884-1888. United States Geological Survey. J.W. Powell, Director. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Francis A. Walker, Henry L. Whiting, N.S. Shaler, Commissioners. Preliminary edition, subject to correction. Published by the Commission at its office, 11 Mt. Vernon St., Boston. Forbes Co., Boston & N.Y.
Pub Reference:
Phillips, 1801; LeGear. Atlases of the United States, L1552.
Pub Note:
The first state atlas made by the USGS, using early USGS contour maps. Similar atlases made for Connecticut, and Rhode Island (see our copies). Water and contour lines in printed color. Bound in half leather dark brown cloth covered boards with "Atlas of Massachusetts 1884-1890 Topographical Survey Commission" stamped in gold.
Pub List No:
2883.000
Pub Type:
State Atlas
Pub Maps:
54
Pub Height cm:
54
Pub Width cm:
43
Image No:
2883B
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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