Finding Aid for the Maps of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec Collection, 1850-1851

Processed by Lilace Hatayama and Simon Elliott; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Maps of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec Collection, 1850-1851

Collection number: 528

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Lilace Hatayama and Simon Elliott, June 1999
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, April 2003
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Maps of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec,
Date (inclusive): 1850-1851
Collection number: 528
Extent: 1 oversize folder
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
  • Public Services Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Maps of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Collection 528). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4437369 

Scope and Content

Maps of the area commissioned by the Tehuantepec Rail Road Company, New Orleans.

Container List

 

Plan of that part of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec between the Jaltepec River & the Pacific Plains; embracing all the engineering difficulties on the route of survey. Profile on the land as surveyed, 1851.

Creator/Collector: Barnard, J.G.
 

Map of the River Uspanapa to the Playa Del Tigre, May 1851. Tehuantepec survey by J.G. Major Barnard.

Creator/Collector: Murphy, J. Mc.L.
 

Chart of the entrance & channel of the Boca-Barra according to the survey made in November 1850 for the Tehuantepec Rail Road Company, New Orleans.

Creator/Collector: Trastour, P.E.
 

Chart of the Ports of Laventosa & Salina Cruz according to the survey made in 1850 for the Tehuantepec Rail Road Company, New Orleans. October 11, 1851.

Creator/Collector: Trastour, P.E.