A cartograph of Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay : Golden Gate International Exposition

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Pictorial map showing the layout of the Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939 - 1940 in San Francisco, California. The map is a bird's-eye view of the exposition area with north oriented in the upper-left. An index to the buildings is included in the lower-left corner. On the reverse, there is an additional index on the left and maps showing enlarged areas of the island as well as routes around the exposition area. The detail maps include the "Pacific Area," "International Court," "La Plaza Area," and the routes that are part of the "Elephant Train Transportation on Treasure Island."

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1 map : col. ; 41 x 49 cm.

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Taylor, Ruth 1940.

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Pictorial map showing the layout of the Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939 - 1940 in San Francisco, California. The map is a bird's-eye view of the exposition area with north oriented in the upper-left. An index to the buildings is included in the lower-left corner. On the reverse, there is an additional index on the left and maps showing enlarged areas of the island as well as routes around the exposition area. The detail maps include the "Pacific Area," "International Court," "La Plaza Area," and the routes that are part of the "Elephant Train Transportation on Treasure Island."

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 41 x 49 cm.

Notes

On verso: Index; 5 maps of the Elephant transportation lines; Detail maps of: Pacific Area; International Court; and La Plaza Area.
At least two variations of this map exist, differences in key on front, and detail maps on reverse.

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  • 1940

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  • 1939 - 1940

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  • Dec. 1, 2010, 1:24 p.m.

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  • Dec. 10, 2010, 5:35 p.m.

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Taylor, Ruth. A cartograph of Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay : Golden Gate International Exposition, map, 1940; San Francisco, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29458/: accessed September 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections.