Preliminary map of routes reconnoitered and opened in the Territory of Utah by Capt. J. H. Simpson, Corps of Topographical Engineers, in the fall of 1858, under the orders of Bvt. Brigadier General A.S. Johnston, commanding the Department of Utah.

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Title Preliminary map of routes reconnoitered and opened in the Territory of Utah by Capt. J. H. Simpson, Corps of Topographical Engineers, in the fall of 1858, under the orders of Bvt. Brigadier General A.S. Johnston, commanding the Department of Utah.
Subject Trails--Utah--Maps; Utah--Exploring expeditions--Maps; Pacific wagon roads--Utah--Maps
Spatial Coverage Utah
Description Scale of original map: ca. 1:1,260,000. Shows other early trails through Great Salt Lake region. Original publisher: U.S. War Department; printed by the U.S. Government Printing Office, 1858
Creator Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Contributors Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862.
Date 1858
Type Image/StillImage
Format image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications Scanned with a Leica S1 Pro digital scanning camera, using a Hasselblad 120mm Makro-Planar f/4 lens. Exposure was at f/11 with a blue filter. Lighting provided by Kaiser Softlite ProVision 6x55W fluorescent 5400K daylight lights. Files saved as uncompressed TIFF at 3500x 5117 pixels. Tif files imported into CONTENTdm for conversion to JPEG2000 display images
Resource Identifier Doc_Serial_984_40.tif
Source Doc. Serial 984-40; From: Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, Captain Simpson's report and map of wagon road routes in Utah Territory (35th Cong. 2nd Session Senate Ex. Doc. no.10)
Language eng
Relation J. Willard Marriott Library, Rare Books
Coverage Coordinates: W 114 degrees 20 minutes--W 109 degrees/N 42 degrees 30 minutes--N 39 degrees 20 minutes.
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2006, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Source Physical Dimensions 39 x 55 cm
Contributing Institution J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Scanning Technician Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6v98k7k
Setname uu_awm
Date Created 2006-03-22
Date Modified 2012-01-30
ID 1081851
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6v98k7k
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