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

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Title

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

Creator

  • Cartographer: Taylor, Ruth
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: "Cartograph by Ruth Taylor."

Publisher

  • Name: San Francisco Bay Exposition Company
    Place of Publication: San Francisco, California

Date

  • Creation: 1940

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: 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.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) -- Maps.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Printed maps -- 20th century.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Maps by women -- 20th century -- United States.
  • Keyword: expositions
  • Keyword: pictoral maps
  • Keyword: event maps
  • Keyword: Treasure Island

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - California - San Francisco County
  • Start Date: 1939
  • End Date: 1940

Collection

  • Name: General Collection
    Code: UNTGC

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
    Code: UNTRB

Resource Type

  • Map

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • OCLC: 59003529
  • Call Number: T876 1939.C1 C37 1940
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2714593
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc29458

Note

  • Display Note: 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.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: BetterLight Super8K