Project

Title
Virginia Board of Public Works Map Collection  
Geographic Area
Virginia  
Organization
Library of Virginia  

Descriptive Information

Url
http://tiny.cc/zxs99  
Status
In-Process  
Publisher
Various  
Metadata Compiled
Yes  
Metadata Format
 
Num Items
500  
Scale
Various  
Years
1816 - 1859
Description
The Virginia Board of Public Works Map Collection includes over 500 manuscript and printed maps from the Library of Virginia's collections. On 5 February 1816 the General Assembly established the Board of Public Works for "the purpose of rendering navigable, and uniting by canals, the principal rivers, and of more intimately connecting, by public highways, the different parts of this Commonwealth."  

Technical Information

Download Available
Yes  
File Format (Original Scan)
MrSid  
File Format (Display)
JPG2000  
Resolution
 
Compression Ratio
 
Image Management Software
DigiTool  
Geo Referenced
No  
Rectified
Yes  
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Contact Information

Organization
Library of Virginia  
Name
Leah Thomas  
E-Mail
leah.thomas@lva.virginia.gov  
Phone
804-692-3612