Cram's Superior Map of Kansas

Cram's Superior Map of Kansas
Inventory
Collection Number: 
17126
Building: 
Current Location: 
Room 311
Floor: 
3rd
Object Description
Artist Dates: 
1842 - 1928
Artist Nationality: 
American
Object Type: 
Details: 
Cram's map depicts the state of Kansas color printed on newsprint paper.
Framed: 
Yes
 - Plexi
Length: 
57.5 inches
Width: 
1.5 inches
Height: 
36.5 inches
Description: 

This sizable map was likely created by George F. Cram who served in the U.S. Army during the American Civil War. After the war ended, Cram joined his uncle Rufus Blanchard's Evanston map business in 1867. Cram's map depicts populations in cities and towns throughout the state of Kansas as well as the distances between railway stations.

Reproduce the Work in Library publications/publicity, including film or videotape: 
Yes
Make slides or videotapes for educational use: 
Yes
Permit the general public to photograph the work : 
Yes