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Map of Evanston, Cook County, Illinois, compiled and drawn from latest records and actual surveys and published by Theodore Reese, civil engineer and surveyor, Evanston ; G.W. Terry, map colorer & mounter.

 Collection — Oversize: 1
Identifier: 49/1
Map of Evanston, Cook County, Illinois
Map of Evanston, Cook County, Illinois


Wall map of Evanston, compiled, drawn, and published by Theodore Reese, circa 1876. 132 cm x 113 cm (44" x 50")


  • 1868-1872
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2006



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Language of Materials


Custodial History

George Ritzlin, Maps & Prints, 1937 Central Street, Evanston acquired the map in 2006 from an Evanston resident. Russell Maylone purchased the map from Ritzlin in 2007 and donated it to the NU Archives in the same year.

Source of Acquisition

Gift of Russell Maylone, 2007 (Accession number 09-109).

Materials Specific Details

Scale not given. Coordinates W 87°42'28"--W 87°40'37"/N 42°04'12"--N 42°01'55".

Other Descriptive Information

The map is very fragile with noticeable losses in the upper portion, and received extensive conservation treatment and digitization in 2009. The wooden rollers are present.

Map of Evanston, Cook County, Illinois
Yvonne Spura
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US