Date Original

1910s

Description

Printed map of Little Rock showing the city's neighborhoods and landmark buildings. At the top of the map is a street directory.

Biographical/Historical Note

Born in Georgia in 1884, Frances Lillian (F.L.) Blaisdell was Arkansas's first female cartographer. She and her family moved to Little Rock in 1911, where she established a map making business. In 1912, she published Blaisdell’s Wall Map of Little Rock, Argenta and Pulaski Heights. Between 1915 and 1919, she published many detailed maps of Arkansas. Blaisdell died in Little Rock in 1924, and is buried beside her father and mother in the Fort Smith National Cemetery.

Physical Description

Map, 24" x 37"

Contributor

Frances Lillian (F.L.) Blaisdell (1884-1924)

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County, (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

Map1546

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Map collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Blaisdell's Map of Little Rock, Arkansas, Map1546, Map collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6901 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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Maps collection inventory.

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