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Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1867
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1870
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1874
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1879
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Boston.

Description: Map shows nineteenth century Boston railroads, street names, buildings, parks, and ferry route distances for East and South Boston, Charlestown, and East Cambridge. Inset: "Map of the Country around Boston showing also its Harbor & Islands." Scale not given.
Date: 1875
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[South Station in Boston]

Description: South Station in Boston, June 1930. At this date the large train shed was being removed as part of the overall modernization of the station. Platform canopies were the replacement. This large terminal had twenty stub end tracks. In the background a steamship is moored at the wharf and in the foreground are the tracks and depot of the Boston Elevated Railway.
Date: June 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Article on balloons (aerial navigation)

Description: According to the headers and footers, this document is from the "American Magazine," volume I, number 6 which was published in February of an unknown year (a handwritten note on the cover says 1835). The first page (30) is the beginning of an article about how different people might be spending the winter months. The second page (280) includes the end of an article about a riot and burning of a Convent in or near Boston (which may refer to the burning of the Charlestown Convent in August, 1834) as well as random statistics and tidbits of current events.
Date: [1835-02]
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Soil map, Massachusetts, Amherst sheet.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century soil composition, towns, structures, swamps, roads, railroads, ponds, and the course of the Connecticut River through Franklin and Hampshire counties in Massachusetts. Includes soil profile and legend. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Contour interval is 20 feet. Scale [1:62,500].
Date: 1903
Creator: United States Bureau of Soils
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America [Sheet 3]

Description: Map shows cities, railroads, and roads for northeastern United States; details for greater Boston and New York areas in insets. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:3,700,000] and [1:1,000,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

["Yankee Clipper" in Forest Hills, Mass]

Description: The New Haven Railroad's "Yankee Clipper" headed by Engine No. 1396 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, enroute through Forest Hills, Massachusetts, on June 11, 1934. Operating between Boston and New York on a 4-hour and 45-minute schedule, this All-Pullman train comprised Club car, two Parlor cars, Dining car, and Sun Parlor Observation car. The "Yankee Clipper" rolled over the New Haven's main line rails - between Grand Central station (New York) and Back Bay, South Station (Boston) - a rail distance of 229.5 miles - at an average speed of 51 miles per hour. This was an excellent schedule for the era.
Date: June 11, 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

New map of Massachusetts : compiled from the latest and best authorities.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, canals, ponds, and churches; street names, public buildings, parks, railroads, churches, schools, wharves, military facilities, and ward boundaries for city of Boston and Boston harbor. Inset: "Map of Boston, 1875 : with all the latest improvements." Includes table of population by town from the 1870 census and key to buildings on inset. Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:410,000] and [ca. 1:20,000].
Date: 1875
Creator: A. Williams & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mitchell's traveller's guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat, & canal routes, &c. [Sheet 2].

Description: This sheet is map "explanation" and includes an index, distance table, and statistical tables. Map shows common roads, turnpikes, canals, and railroads; state and territorial boundaries, measured distances between points, and areas of Native American habitation. Insets: "Vicinity of the Falls of Niagara," "Vicinity of Boston," "Vicinity of New York," "Vicinity of Charleston," "Vicinity of Baltimore and Washington," "Vicinity of Philadelphia," "Vicinity of New Orleans," "Vicinity of Cincinnati," and "Vicinity of Albany." Scale [ca. 1:4,800,000].
Date: 1835
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New map of the vicinity of Boston, with the dates of settlement, population in 1840, and distance from the capital.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Boston townships, railroads, roads, schools, and notable physical features for Essex, Middlesex, and Norfolk counties; layout of the city and harbor of Boston. Includes populations, distances from the capital, and dates of settlement or incorporation. Scale [ca. 1:160,000].
Date: 1841
Creator: Lewis, Alonzo, 1794-1861
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Boston : from the latest surveys.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Boston, Massachusetts street names, wards, railroads, docks, bridges, cemeteries, parks, public institutions, and select buildings. Inset: "East Boston." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1871
Creator: Russell, B. B. (Benjamin B.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island constructed from the latest authorities.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island roads, existing railroads, proposed railroads, existing canals, proposed canals, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Inset: "Boston." Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:676,000].
Date: 1850
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New map of Massachusetts : compiled from the latest and best authorities.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Massachusetts roads, railroads, counties, townships, and notable physical features; street names and select buildings for insets. Insets: "Boston," "Lowell," "Springfield," "Salem," and "Worcester." Includes "Census of Massachusetts" for 1871 table of population statistics. Relief shown by hachures on inset. Scale [ca. 1:410,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: A. Williams & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, roads, cities, towns, post offices, and structures; multiple counties and layout of Boston, Chelsea, and Boston Harbor. Inset: "Vicinity of Boston." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1870
Creator: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of a survey for the proposed Boston and Providence rail-way.

Description: Map shows major early nineteenth century streets in the cities of Boston, Cambridge, and Providence; roads, towns, structures, and residents between Boston and Providence along proposed railway route; major physical features such as swamps, ponds, and wooded areas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:63,360].
Date: 1828
Creator: Hayward, James, 1786-1866
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library