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Auction 157, Lot 154

"[Lot of 3] Map Locating Mission Schools Under the Care of Woman's Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church... [and] Map Showing Indian Reservations Within the Limits of the United States... [and] Indian Reservations West of the Mississippi River",

Subject: United States

Period: 1889-1920 (dated)

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Color: Printed Color

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A. Map Locating Mission Schools Under the Care of Woman's Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church..., by Rand, McNally & Co., dated 1901 (26.0 x 24.5"). This interesting map depicts the location of 119 mission schools across the United States at the turn of the 20th century. A table at bottom is keyed to the map with some unusual categorizations including Mormons, Mountaineers, Mexicans, and Foreigners. Published for the Woman's Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church. Condition: Issued folding with light toning and a few short splits at fold intersections.

B. Map Showing Indian Reservations Within the Limits of the United States Compiled Under the Direction of the Hon. T.J. Morgan. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, by T.J. Morgan, dated 1889 (33.3 x 20.9"). This large map of the United States focuses on the many Indian Reservations in the United States as of 1889. The reservations are named and shown in dark brown overprinting. The map also shows military stations, towns and villages, railroads, Indian agencies, and training schools. Includes insets of reservations in California and Indian Territory at bottom. Compiled under the direction of T.J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Condition: Issued folding with minor toning along the folds, occasional faint color offsetting, and tiny splits along a couple of fold intersections.

C. Indian Reservations West of the Mississippi River, by U.S. Geological Survey, dated 1920 (38.9 x 26.1"). Similar to the map above but covers the region from the Great Lakes to the Pacific Ocean. Indian reservations are highlighted in yellow overprinting, while former Indian reservations are shaded gray. Also identified are day schools, boarding schools, hospitals and railroads. Condition: Issued folding with faint toning along the folds and a few short fold separations confined to the blank margins.

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Condition: B+

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Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/4/2016

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