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Maps Map of Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania : from actual surveys

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Title
Map of Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania : from actual surveys
Contributor Names
Beers, S. N.
Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.)
Prindle, A. B.
Smith, Gallup & Hewitt.
F. Bourquin & Co.
Worley & Bracher.
Created / Published
Philadelphia : Smith, Gallupp & Hewitt, publishers, 1862
Subject Headings
-  Allegheny County (Pa.)--Maps
-  Allegheny County (Pa.)--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
-  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Allegheny County--Maps
-  Cities and towns--Pennsylvania--Allegheny County--Maps
-  Villages--Pennsylvania--Allegheny County--Maps
-  Business enterprises--Pennsylvania--Allegheny County--Directories
-  Pittsburgh (Pa.)--Maps
-  Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area--Maps
-  Allegheny (Pittsburgh, Pa.)--Maps
-  McKeesport (Pa.)--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Allegheny County
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area
-  United States--Pennsylvania--McKeesport
Genre
Maps
Notes
-  General-content county map showing relief, roads, railroads, place-names, buildings in rural areas, and householders' names in rural areas.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Also covers the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
-  Former wall map hand col. to emphasize boundaries of minor civil divisions (cities, boroughs, townships).
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress by H. & C.T. Smith in the year 1862 in ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
-  Originally printed on multiple sheets now conjoined; at a later date sectioned to 6 panels (3 panels per present sheet) to enable folding.
-  LC sheets imperfect: Brittle, missing sections at sheet edges, fold-lined, annotated in pencil and ink.
-  LC Land ownership maps, 701
-  Includes 24 insets of towns/villages (including the cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and McKeesport), business directories (some indexed), distance table, statistical table/data, ill., and state coat-of-arms.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map on 2 sheets : hand col., cloth backing ; 156 x 149 cm., sheets 81 x 153 cm. and 82 x 152 cm., folded to 81 x 53 cm. and 82 x 153 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3823.A4 1862 .B4
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3823a.la000701
Library of Congress Control Number
2012592151
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2012592151
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2012592151&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Beers, S. N, F. W Beers, A. B Prindle, Gallup & Hewitt Smith, F. Bourquin & Co, and Worley & Bracher. Map of Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania: from actual surveys. Philadelphia: Smith, Gallupp & Hewitt, publishers, 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592151/. (Accessed September 28, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Beers, S. N., Beers, F. W., Prindle, A. B., Smith, G. &. H., F. Bourquin & Co & Worley & Bracher. (1862) Map of Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania: from actual surveys. Philadelphia: Smith, Gallupp & Hewitt, publishers. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592151/.

MLA citation style:

Beers, S. N, et al. Map of Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania: from actual surveys. Philadelphia: Smith, Gallupp & Hewitt, publishers, 1862. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2012592151/>.