EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1833 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper manuscript map entitled: Plan of the village in old Cambridge, by Alex. Wadsworth, Boston, Jan. 1833. Scale [ca. 1:1,200]. Manuscript: Pen-and-ink and watercolor on paper. Covers areas surrounding Harvard Square and Harvard Yard, Cambridge, Massachusetts. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (in Feet) (Fipszone 2001). All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows roads, properties, landowner names, and building footprints. Property owned by Harvard University is outlined in red. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of Massachusetts from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates (1755-1922), scales, and purposes. The digitized selection includes maps of: the state, Massachusetts counties, town surveys, coastal features, real property, parks, cemeteries, railroads, roads, public works projects, etc.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1833
Held by
Harvard
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