Historic Maps (Special Collections & University Archives)
Historic maps in SCUA
Creator:
L.J. Richards & Co.
Title:
New topographical atlas of the county of Worcester, Massachusetts : containing fifty-five double page maps, in colors, of the cities and towns of the county together with double page map of the United States and the state of Massachusetts, and a driving map of Worcester County and vicinity, showing all roads in color…
Publisher:
Philadelphia, Pa. : L.J. Richards & Co., 1898.
Note(s):
“Based upon, and carefully compiled from, the latest national, state and local engineering sources obtainable, and the personal investigations and surveys of the publishers’ special corps of engineers. Accompanied by a new and original ready reference county chart, indicating by numbers the location in the atlas of any desired plan, without resorting to the old style index system.”
“Road map of Worcester County, Mass.”, described on t.p. as “a driving map,” is not bound into atlas.
“Index map Worcester County,” described on t.p. as “ready reference county chart,” appears as an inset on 19 of the maps.
Illustration (numbered p. 56 in table of contents) is a sketch with title: View of Lake Quinsigamond, from the Shrewsbury side, north of causeway. Sketched for H.H. Bigelow, showing the suggested steel bridge. From designs by O.W. Norcross, Worcester, Mass.

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