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"Cheffins's Railway-Map 2/6," C. F. Cheffins. [England, UK; Scotland, UK]., 1848

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6

Scope and Content

From the Collection:

This collection consists primarily of a two boxes pocket/folded maps and travel guides from about 1852-1955. In addition, there are several folders of personal papers from the Clifford and Wysor families, some of whom are likely responsible for collecting the maps and guides. The personal papers date from 1951-1958.

The maps and map books cover more than a century of dates and contain maps from Europe, the Americas, and Asia, with an emphasis on the former two. These include maps for inidvidual cities, countries, and regions. The travel guides includes guides from several places in Europe and the United States. The personal papers include photographs, postcards, and some ephemera.


  • 1848

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

This collection is primarily in English, though several map books are in French.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 2.8 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US