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States of Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas (H. D. Rogers & A. Keith Johnston; Pub. By John Murray, London, and W. & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh. From: Atlas of the United States & c. II.) , 1857

 Item
Identifier: MC 42
States of Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas
States of Illinois, Missouri, and Arkansas
This cartographic collection was the gift of the estate of the late Midland oilman, George T. Abell. Mr Abell was interested travel, geography, the geology of the petroleum industry, and the history of the Southwest and the maps reflect these as well as other subjects. The collection contains over a hundred maps which range in date from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Notably, the collection also contains a 1573 copy of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrvm orbis terrarvm, considered by some as the first modern atlas of the world. The collection includes maps of the world, the British Isles, Pacific Ocean, North and South America, The Western Hemisphere, and the United States.

Dates

  • 1857

Creator

Extent

From the Collection: 115 Sheets

Physical Location

drawer 3

Materials Specific Details

The three major states have counties neatly platted, with county seats and major physical features. To the west: "Kanzas," and Indian Territory, with few settlements, Indian tribal areas are identified.

Dimensions

31 x39 cm.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

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