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Special List 29: List of Selected Maps of States and Territories

Special List No. 29

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516. Map of Nebraska and Kansas Territories. Showing the

     Locations of the Indian Reserves, according to the Treaties

     of 1854. Compiled by S. Eastman, captain, U.S.A., 1854. . . 

     . Published by Lippincott, Grambo & Co.

     1 inch to 20 miles. 25 x 36.5. Annotated published. Map

includes parts of the present States of Wyoming, Colorado, and

Oklahoma. Territorial and Indian reservation boundaries shown in

color. Also shows general locations of Indian tribes not assigned

to reservations, military posts, physical features, acres (some

approximate) in Indian reservations, and the route of the Santa

Fe Trail. List of "Notes from Indian Treaties Made in 1854"

briefly describing Indian land cessions. Note in lower left

corner of map signed by Commissioner of Indian Affairs states: "I

have examined this map in regard to the Indian Reserves and find

the same correct." Filed as RG 77: IR 69.

517. Map of Nebraska From Explorations of Lt. G. K. Warren, Topl.

     Engrs., in 1855, 56, & 57, and other authorities,

     1 inch to ca. 100 miles. 2 sections, 12 x 12.5. Published.

Includes present States of Nebraska and North and South Dakota as

well as parts of other neighboring States. Settlements, military

posts, and physical features. Note states "Heavy dotted lines

show Routes probably practicable." (Two other versions of this

map, together with a letter by Lt. Warren dated January 29, 1858,

concerning his explorations in Nebraska Territory are filed as RG

77: Q 238.) Filed as RG 77: Published Record Set, 1857.

518. Military Map of Nebraska and Dakota By Lieut. G. K. Warren,

     Topl. Engrs. From the Explorations made by him in 1855, 56,

     and in 1857.

     1 inch to ca. 20 miles. 45 x 33. Published. Settlements,

military posts, Indian reservations, and routes of expeditions

including those of earlier explorers. Note signed by Warren

states "March 4th, 1860, Engraving carefully revised." Filed as

RG 46: 35th Cong., 1st sess.

519. Territory of Nebraska Embracing the public Surveys up to the

     summer of 1857. Compiled & drawn in the Surveyor General's

     Office from original notes, by Quin, Smith, & Van Zandt . .

     . Leopold Gast & Brother, Lith.

     1 inch to 5 miles. 36 x 24. Annotated published. Map shows

Nebraska east of the sixth principal meridian and south of the

seventh standard parallel. Public surveys, counties, towns,

Indian reservations, Indian villages, roads including small

segment of the "Mormon Road to Utah," and physical features.

County boundaries are in color. "Lieut. Warren" is written in

upper right margin. Filed as RG 77: Q 758.

520. Sectional Map of Nebraska Territory, Compiled from the Field

     Notes in the Surveyor General's Office, by Robert L. Ream.

     Showing the Counties, Townships Sections, Topography,

     Cities, Villages, and Internal Improvements &c. Published by

     E. Mendenhall . . . 1857. Middleton Wallace & Co.,

     Lithographers.

     1 inch to 8 miles. 27 x 20. Area from the Missouri River to

about 98 longitude. Counties (in color), towns, Indian

reservations, extent of public land surveys, and physical

features. Three red lines have been drawn on the map but no

explanation is given. Map bears stamp "Office Expl[oratio]ns. &

Surveys War Dept." Filed as RG 77: Q 761.

521. (11) Map Showing the Progress of the Public Surveys in . . .

     Nebraska, 1865.

     Scale not indicated. 12.5 x 33. Annotated published. Shows a

few towns, military posts, and Indian reserves. Annotated with

information pertaining to the appropriations and cost of surveys

for 1866-68. Two sheets previously attached have been detached

and laminated separately. Part of the map showing Kansas has been

cut off. Filed as RG 49: Nebraska 5.

522. Map Showing the progress of the Public surveys in Nebraska.

     1868.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 21.5 x 44. Manuscript. County

boundaries, railroad land-grant limits, locations of land

offices, and coal and salt lands are shown in color. Also shows

towns, military and Indian reservations, and railroad lines.

Noted on map, "Map accompanying the Commissioners Annual Report

for 1868." Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Nebraska 6.

523. (A)Diagram of Nebraska Exhibiting character of the Soil and

     Timber, and Projected and completed Railroads. [Dated Aug.

     21, 1869, Surveyor General's Office, Plattsmouth, Neb.]

     1 inch to 24 miles. 19.5 x 23.5. Manuscript. Timber and coal

lands, sandhills, swamplands, clay and marl bluffs, salt springs,

and projected railroad lines are shown in color. No towns or

place names are shown. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Nebraska 7.

524. Map showing the Progress of the Public Surveys in Nebraska,

     1870.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 31 x 39.5. Manuscript. County and land

district boundaries, railroad land-grant limits, and coal and

salt lands are shown in color. Parts of this map are missing. Map

also shows towns, military posts, and Indian reserves. Filed as

RG 49: Old Map File, Nebraska 8.

525. Map showing the state and progress of public Surveys in

     Nebraska, 1871, made under the direction of E. E.

     Cunningham, Surveyor General for Nebraska and Iowa.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 32 x 40.5. Manuscript. Map bears

description of land district boundaries, and shows locations of

land offices, county boundaries, railroad land-grant limits, and

coal and salt lands in color. Also shows towns and military and

Indian reservations. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Nebraska 9.

526. Map of Military Department of the Platte, Nebraska. Sheet

     No. 2. Compiled under the direction of Captain W. A. Jones,

     Corps of Engineers, Omaha, Nebraska, 1872.

     1 inch to 18.94 miles. 22.5 x 30. Published. Map includes

Nebraska and parts of adjacent States and Territories. Shows

settlements, Indian reservations, roads, railroads, military

posts, and drainage features. Filed as RG 77: Published Record

Set, 1872, 2.

527. [Map of the] State of Nebraska. . . . 1876. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 21 x 32.5. Published. County names and

boundaries, names of land districts, status of public land

surveys, towns, locations of U.S. land offices, military and

Indian reservations, railroad lines and land-grant limits, and

drainage features. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Nebraska,

1876.

528. [Map of the] State of Nebraska. . . . 1879. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 22.5 x 32.5. Published. County

boundaries and military and Indian reservations are shown in

color. Also shows status of public land surveys, towns, locations

of U.S. land offices, railroad lines and land-grant limits, and

drainage features. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Nebraska,

1879.

529. Map of Nebraska compiled and drawn under direction of Capt.

     W. S. Stanton, Corps of Engineers, by Mathew Hendges,

     Draughtsman, and Corp'l. Ernst Wagner, 9th Infy., 1881.

     1 inch to 7.89 miles. 2 sections, each 30 x 34. Published.

Map includes Nebraska and parts of adjoining States and

Territories. Shows settlements, military posts, Indian

reservations, roads, railroads, drainage features, and remarks

about the characteristics of the land. Filed as RG 77: Q 430.

530. [Map of the] State of Nebraska. . . . 1884. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office . . .

     Compiled and Drawn by M. Hendges.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 23 x 32.5. Published. County boundaries,

military and Indian reservations, and railroad land-grant limits

are shown in color. Also shows status of public land surveys,

towns and cities, locations of U.S. land offices, railroad lines,

and physical features. Relief is shown by hachures. Also a black

and white base map for this date. 23.5 x 32. Filed as RG 49:

Standard Published, Nebraska, 1884.

531. [Map of] Nebraska . . . 1884.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 29 x 42. Manuscript. Public land

surveys, towns and cities, county names and boundaries, military

reservations, and railroad lines. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File,

Nebraska 13.

532. [Map of the] State of Nebraska. . . . 1890. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office . . .

     Compiled and drawn by M. Hendges.

     1 inch to 14 miles. 26.5 x 37. Published. County names and

boundaries, public land surveys, towns and cities, locations of

U.S. land offices, railroad lines, and drainage features. Filed

as RG 49: Standard Published, Nebraska, 1890.

533. Official Railway Map of Nebraska, 1907. Map of Nebraska

     issued by the Nebraska State Railway Commission . . .

     Copyright 1907, by The J. N. Matthews Co.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 22 x 40. Published. County boundaries

and railroads in color. Also towns, townships, canals, and

electric railways. Table lists "Shipment of Live Stock and Farm

Products." Inset maps show production of corn, wheat, and swine

in Nebraska. Graphs show population information. Filed as Ref.

Coll.: Nebraska, 1907.

534. [Map of the] State of Nebraska Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1908. . . .

     Compiled by A. F. Dinsmore. . . . Traced and lettered by Wm.

     Bauman, Jr.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 29 x 41. Published. County and land

district boundaries, military reservations, and national forests

are shown in color. Also shows public land surveys, towns and

cities, locations of U.S. land offices, railroad lines, and

drainage features. Relief is shown in color. Inset plan of Omaha.

Also a black and white base map for this date. 29 x 41. Filed as

RG 49: Standard Published, Nebraska, 1908.

535. Post Route Map of the State of Nebraska showing post offices

     with the intermediate distances on mail routes in operation

     on the 1st of January, 1917.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 2 sections, each 29.5 x 26. Published.

Frequency and types of mail service, discontinued post offices,

counties, towns, railroads, physical features, and parts of

adjoining States. Filed as RG 28: State Maps, Nebraska, 1917.

See also entries 296-298, 300-308, 318 in Kansas 

and 632 in North Dakota.

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