Craven County Digital History Exhibit

USGS. New Bern Quadrangle, 1903 

Accession Number TP.1993.007.001

Title

Typographical Map: “North Carolina New Bern Quadrangle”
 

Maker

Artist/ cartographer: Oscar Jones

Engraver: H. M. Wilson

Printer/ publisher: U. S. Geological Survey

 

Material

Wove paper, colored inks

 

Origin

[Washington, D. C.]

 

Date:

1903

 

Dimensions:

Paper- 20” X 16 5/8”

Plate- none

Image- 17 ½” X 14 3/8”

 

Description:

Lithograph: Topographical map of “North Carolina New Bern Quadrangle.” Printed above map: US. Geological Survey/ Charles D. Walcott, Director [upper left corner]  |  J. A. Holmes, State Geologist S. L. Patterson Commissioner of Agriculture. [center]  |  North Carolina New Bern River Quadrangle [upper right corner]  |  Engraved June 1903 by U.S.G.S./ H. M. Wilson, Geographer in charge Control by U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and Oscar Jones Topography by Albert Pike and T. G. Basinger.  Surveyed in 1901 in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture. [lower left]  | edition of Sept. 1903.  [lower right]. | Description of topographic map of the United States; and key to symbols and signs. [on the reverse]

 

Source:

Unknown

 

Relation:

Collection also contains topographic maps of the Vanceboro Quadrangle (TP.1993.010.001), Trent River Quadrangle (TP.1993.009.001) and Ayden Quadrangle (TP.1993.008.001) from 1904 edition.

 

Comments:

Found in Collection

 

Language:

En

 

Rights:

Permission to use the photograph must be obtained in writing from Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina. It must be accompanied by the caption” From the collection of Tryon Palace Historic Sites & Gardens, New Bern, North Carolina; North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archive and History.”

Map Image:

Click on an image at the right to enlarge that image.


Complete image


Lower right section (includes New Bern)

 


Images scanned by Dean Knight
Text prepared by Nancy Richards and Victor T. Jones, Jr.

Last edited: August 19, 2009

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