Creator

H S. Tanner

Date Original

1836

Description

Printed color map of Arkansas with its canals, roads, distances, towns and counties. There is a legend on the side of the map showing steamboat routes. The map was part of Tanner's Universal Atlas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Schenck Tanner was born in 1786 in New York. He was a cartographer and statistical geographer and owned a publishing company in Philadelphia. He is best known for publishing the New American Atlas. Tanner died in 1858. Arkansas became a territory in 1819 and became a state in 1836.

Physical Description

Map, 12.5" x 16.5"

Keywords

Waterways; Roads

Contributor

Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

Map 0069

Resource Type

Map

Collection

Historic Maps Collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

A New Map of Arkansas With its Canals, Roads and Distances, Map0069, 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.

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Keywords

Waterways; Roads

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