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  • Map
    Map of the township of West Hempfield, Lancaster County Penn'a : from original surveys General-content township wall map showing rural buildings and householders' names; the Columbia borough inset shows building coverage and occupants' names. Hand colored to emphasize township and borough boundaries. Originally printed on 2 sheets (now conjoined). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, darkened, stained in small areas, mounted on cloth backing. Includes note, inset...
    • Contributor: Sidney & Neff - Bridgens, H. F. (Henry F.) - Moody, Saml - Kuhl, F.
    • Date: 1850
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    Geological map of the state of Pennsylvania : constructed from original surveys made between 1836 and 1857 Relief shown by hachures. "To accompany the final report on the Geological Survey of the state 1858." "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1858, by Henry D. Rogers ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Washington D.C. meridian. LC copies variously torn, taped, and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 3 copies Vault
    • Contributor: Rogers, Henry D. (Henry Darwin) - W. & A.K. Johnston Limited - Geological Survey of Pennsylvania
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Farm map of Plumstead Township, Bucks Co., Penn'a Wall map showing farm outlines, owners' names, acreages, rural buildings, road network, and farm lanes. Hand col. to distinguish individual farms and roads. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Originally printed on 2 sheets (east/west, later conjoined). LC copy imperfect: Brittle, shellacked, cracked, darkened, cloth hemmed, missing small marginal sections. Includes note, list of map subscribers, table of road distances, and ill. of...
    • Contributor: Hughes, Michael - Friend & Au
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Topographical map of the Mine Hill and Schuylkill-Haven Rail Road with its branches and extension to Ashland; surveyed and drawn by Henry W. Poole, Civl. Topl. Ming. Engr. Pottsville, Pa. Dec. 1854, ... Map of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the mining branch rail lines. Chartered on the March 24, 1828. 13 miles opened in 1831. Completed to Ashland in 1857. See entry 468.
    • Contributor: Poole, Henry W. (Henry Ward) - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company - Poole, Henry W.
    • Date: 1854
  • Map
    Map of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys General-content county map showing townships, rural buildings, and householders' names; the Harrisburg/Middletown insets show building coverage but not owners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1858 by Wm. J. Barker in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." LC copy imperfect: Both sheets halved to enable folding. Includes county statistical table, "Statistics...
    • Contributor: Southwick, J. - Barker, Wm. J. (William J.) - Wm. J. Barker & Co.
    • Date: 1858
  • Map
    Map of Union County, Pennsylvania : entirely from original surveys General-content county map also showing rural houses/buildings with householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Shows road distances in perches. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries. Originally printed on 2 sheets (now conjoined by cloth backing). LC Land ownership maps, 802 Includes note, key to abbreviations, and ill. Borough/village insets showing lot lines, lot numbers, and buildings: Lewisburg -- Hartleton -- New Columbia -- Mifflinburg...
    • Contributor: Paschall, Thomas H. - Keily, James - Leonhardt, Theo. (Theodore) - Camp, John Henry
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    New York and Erie Railroad diagram representing a plan of organization : exhibiting the division of academic duties and showing the number and class of employés engaged in each department : from ... Company organizational diagrammatic map drawn in the form of a branching tree that identifies in its branches all of the functional offices of the railroad by name. Shows railroad trackage branches as straight lines radiating from the central office of the "Gen'l Sup't". The branches extend from New York (State) westward thru northern New Jersey and northern Pennsylvania to Lake Erie. "Published by permission."...
    • Contributor: McCallum, D. C. (Daniel Craig) - Henshaw, G. H. - New York and Erie Railroad Company
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Map of Elk County, Pennsyl'a : 1855
    Map of Elk County, Pennsylvania
    County cadastral map showing townships, warranty-deed tracts, tract numbers, tract acreages, and initials of warrantees' names. Hand colored to emphasize township areas. "Compiled from the most recent and authentic surveys. Showing the North Line of Elk County as fixed by the State Commissioners ... approved April 27th A.D. 1855." "Copy Right secured." Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, cracked, fold-lined, cloth...
    • Contributor: Pattison, H. A. - Rease, W. H. - Wagner & M'guigan
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches. Map of part of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland, showing drainage, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the branch rail lines connecting with the Philadelphia Reading & Pottsville R.R.
    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of Jefferson Co., Pennsylvania : from county map. County cadastral map showing warranty-deed tracts, tract numbers, tract acreages, initials of warrantees' names, irregular real-property tracts, and owners' names. Does not show townships. Hand colored to emphasize county boundary. LC copy imperfect: Use-worn, soiled, torn, taped, missing southeast corner of sheet (including part of cartographic content). Includes inset of eastern extremity and table of "Explanations" (key to abbreviations of warrantees' names). LC Land...
    • Contributor: Gillespie, D. C. - Rease, W. H.
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Map of the townships of Upper and Lower Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania General-content map showing roads, copses, farmsteads, rural buildings, acreages, and householders' names. Does not show real-property lines or land tracts. Also shows houses and occupants' names in the village (later borough) of Nazareth. Hand col. to differentiate the 2 townships. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1850 by Rich'd Clark in ... the Eastern District of Penn'a." Handwritten in black ink...
    • Contributor: Sidney, J. C. (James C.) - Friend, Norman M. - Clark, Richard - Sidney, J. C.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, with the names of property-holders : from actual surveys Shows buildings with landowners' names in rural areas; does not show property boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to identify municipalities (townships, boroughs, cities). "Entered according to Act of Congress in the district court of the eastern district of Penn'a by Sidney & Neff 1851." Printed in NW/NE/SW/SE segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: Brittle, shellacked, annotated in lead pencil on both sides, missing...
    • Contributor: Sidney & Neff - McCrea, S. - Moody, S. - Friend & Au
    • Date: 1851
  • Map
    Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys by G.M. Hopkins, Jr., Civil Engineer Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858 by J.A.J. Cummings, Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penna." LC Land ownership maps, 780 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan - Cummings, J. A. J. - Cleaver, Kimber
    • Date: 1858
  • Map
    Map of Indiana County, Pennsylvania General-content county map showing townships, rural buildings, and householders names; borough insets show residential lots and building coverage. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries. "Entered according to the Act of Congress as of the year of 1856 by Wm. J. Barker in the ... Western district of Pennsylvania." Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: Laminated, darkened, missing small sections along sheet edges,...
    • Contributor: Peelor, David - McLaughlin, J. - Kinter, J. A. - Barker, Wm. J. (William J.) - Wm. Schuchman & Bro
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    [Map of warranty-deed land tracts in the western part of Wyoming County, Pa.] Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Shows warranty-deed tract lines, acreages, warrantees' names, and line dimensions in Windham, Eaton, Monroe, and Lehman townships of Wyoming County, Pa. Some named tracts are designated as "Patented". Some tracts are not named or numbered. The Susquehanna River and Tunkhannock borough are shown at the eastern end of the map. There is no attribution present. Title devised by cataloguer. The map appears to have...
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Map of Elk County : [Pennsylvania]. Cadastral map showing townships, warranty-deed tracts, tract numbers, tract acreages, and initials of warrantees' names. Hand colored to show townships; annotated in blue and purple pencils to outline unidentified land tracts. The creator of this map is the same as the name of the creator (H. A. Pattison) printed on the 1856 version of the same map. Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy...
    • Contributor: Pattison, H. A. - Rease, W. H.
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philad'a, to the Philad'a gas works and thence to the River Delaware Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the following statement. "Surveyed by Edw. H. Saunders, Nov. 1856."
    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    Barker's map of Washington County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys
    Map of Washington County, Pennsylvania
    General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names; householders' names also given in the village/borough/city insets. Hand col. to distinguish townships. Originally printed on 2 sheets (east/west, later conjoined). LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, darkened, brittle, quartered. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 [sic] by William J. Barker in the ... Western District of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps,...
    • Contributor: Sherman, James M. - Day, A. R. - Barker, Wm. J. (William J.) - Wm. Schuchman & Bro. Lith
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    A map of Schuylkill County, Penna. General-content map showing townships, railroads, buildings in rural areas, and householders' names in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1855 by P.W. Sheafer in ... the District Court of the Eastern District of Penna." LC Land ownership maps, 791 Includes text (statistics), highway distance table, statistical table, table of post-office names, table of railroad distances,...
    • Contributor: Sheafer, P. W. (Peter Wenrick) - Barnes, Rufus L. - T. Sinclair's Lith - Sheafer, P. W.
    • Date: 1855
  • Map
    Scott's map of Lancaster County, state of Pennsylvania : from actual measurements General-content county map showing buildings in rural areas and householders' names in rural areas/some insets; shows property lines in some insets. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1858 by James D. Scott in ...Dist. Court of the East. Dist. of Penn." Hand colored to emphasize township, borough, and city territories. Originally printed on 4 sheets (before sectioning)....
    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Scott, James D.
    • Date: 1858
  • Map
    Map of Adams Co., Pennsylvania Exhibition: Maps for an Emerging Nation: Commercial Cartography in Nineteenth-century America, Aug. 8-Oct. 20, 1977, Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1857 by Robert P. Smith..." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1858 by M.S & E. Converse..." LC Land ownership maps, 697 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan - Smith, Robert Pearsall - M.S. & E. Converse Publishers
    • Date: 1858
  • Map
    Map of Venango County, Pennsylvania County cadastral map showing townships, warranty-deed survey tracts, tract numbers, real-property tracts, acreages, and landowners' names. Also covers western part of present-day Forest County and shows mills/furnaces. "Entered according to Act of Congress the sixth day of February 1857 by C. Heydrick in the ... Western District of Pennsylvania." LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, darkened, cracked, halved to enable folding, torn at fold line, upper...
    • Contributor: Irwin, R. - Heydrick, C. H. - Heydrick, C. - Wm. Schuchman & Bro. Lith
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    A map showing the rail road connection between Pottsville & Sunbury through the Schuylkill Mahanoy and Shamokin coal fields, July 9th 1852. Detailed map of the area between Schuylkill Haven and Northumberland, Pa., showing drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, coal fields, canals, and railroads.
    • Contributor: Sheafer, P. W. (Peter Wenrick) - Sheafer, P. W.
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    Map representing the route of the Philada. & Erie Rail Road its connections and the mineral lands in its vicinity. Detailed map of Pennsylvania and parts of adjacent states indicating major drainage, relief by hachures, state boundaries, county boundaries in Pennsylvania, and major cities. Canals and railroads are annotated in colors. Chartered under the name Sunbury and Erie Railroad on April 3, 1837. Name changed in 1861 to the above. See also entries 571-573.
    • Contributor: Sinclair, Thomas S. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad
    • Date: 1852
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    Map of the water pipes now supplied from Fair Mount Water Works, 1853 Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes statistical data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACr2: 650/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Graff, Frederick - P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Date: 1853