Collection  |  Map William Rea Furlong map collection.

About this Item

Title
William Rea Furlong map collection.
Summary
William Rea Furlong was a United States Navy Rear Admiral during World War II, who also served in the Navy during World War I. The collection consists of World War I-era maps and charts. One chart from 1918 depicts German and British minefields along the coast of England and a portion of continental Europe. Other items are nautical charts of Aegean Sea with annotations.
Contributor Names
Furlong, William Rea, 1881-1976.
Great Britain. Hydrographic Department. cartographer.
Created / Published
[Various places] : [various publishers], 1870-1918.
Subject Headings
-  World War, 1914-1918--Europe--Maps
-  Railroads--France--Maps
-  North Sea--Maps
-  Aegean Sea--Maps
-  Europe
-  North Sea
-  Aegean Sea
Genre
Military Maps
Manuscript maps
Notes
-  Transferred from Manuscript Division. Originally part of William Rea Furlong Papers.
-  In English and French.
-  Finding aid available in the Geography and Map Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/eadgmd.gm016004
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
5 maps : some colored ; various sizes.
1 folder.
Call Number/Physical Location
G5701.S65 coll .F8
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/gmd.home
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5701sm.gct00412
Library of Congress Control Number
2016586588
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
William Rea Furlong was a United States Navy Rear Admiral during World War II, who also served in the Navy during World War I. The collection consists of World War I-era maps and charts. One chart from 1918 depicts German and British minefields along the coast of England and a portion of continental Europe. Other items are nautical charts of Aegean Sea with annotations.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2016586588
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Rights & Access

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Furlong, William Rea, and Great Britain. Hydrographic Department. Cartographer. William Rea Furlong map collection. [Various places: various publishers, to 1918, 1870] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016586588/.

APA citation style:

Furlong, W. R. & Great Britain. Hydrographic Department. Cartographer. (1870) William Rea Furlong map collection. [Various places: various publishers, to 1918] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016586588/.

MLA citation style:

Furlong, William Rea, and Great Britain. Hydrographic Department. Cartographer. William Rea Furlong map collection. [Various places: various publishers, to 1918, 1870] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016586588/>.