Contents and Arrangement

Land Surveys and Maps, 1850-1908

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes a pencil map-plan of Sacramento, California, showing Sutter's Fort, streets, and rivers; a pen and ink map describing, as recorded on the verso, "a more correct idea about the localities of the different Indian Rancherios in the vicinity, the different bars on the rivers & other important points;" and two surveys of property belonging to David Longfellow on Whitneyville and Machias road in Marshfield, Maine.


As no original order was discernible, materials were arranged by family member.

Collection History


No materials were removed from the collection during 2019 processing.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Kelly Bolding in March 2019. Finding aid written by Kelly Bolding in March 2019.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Land Surveys and Maps; Henry Robert Taylor Family Papers, C1621, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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