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Geological map of the areas surrounding Amherst College : historical, scientific, biographical and autobiographical

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Title:
Geological map of the areas surrounding Amherst College : historical, scientific, biographical and autobiographical
Caption :
The geology around Amherst College
Description:
A hand-colored map of the geology of the towns surrounding Amherst College. Leverett, Hadley, Shutesbury, Amherst, Belchertown, South Hadley, and Granby are shown, with a key demonstrating the types of rock and geological features found in each area. This map was printed in Hitchcock's "Reminiscences of Amherst College" and appears to have been detached from a copy of the book. It is unclear who hand-colored this copy.
Lithographer:
J.H. Bufford's Lith.
Date:
[ca. 1863]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Genre:
Geological maps
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 13 Folder 34 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Illustrations
Geology
Maps
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Reminiscences of Amherst College
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
1 map : hand col.
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Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Boston (Mass.)
Notes (date):
The item itself is undated, but "Reminiscences of Amherst College," in which this map was published, was published in 1863.
Notes:
This is one of two similar hand-colored maps, both with the same title.
Language:
English