University of Delaware Library

Special Collections Department


Wilbur T. Wilson
Map Collection

See below for collection citation and reference information.

Series I. Maps


Contents List

          Series I.  Maps
          Stored in the oversized map drawers unless otherwise indicated.
  
          Housed in Box 1, Folders 5 - 16, Maps 281- 412 are bound in a series of 15
          notebooks, which also contain survey notes and an alphabetized index of proper
          names associated with the maps.  This finding aid lists notebook page numbers
          which correspond to Maps 281 - 412.
  
          Maps 449- 456 (excluding 452a) and 458- 475 are housed in Folders 17 - 42,
          occasionally bound in a journal.  

          Folder 43 contains "Map" 477, a hand-written catalog and index of Wilson's
          maps, with a list of altitudes near Newark.

Box -- Folder -- Contents

          Indices, n.d.  (4 items)
          Included is a hand-written list of all the Wilson maps, and the first three
          notebooks in a series of 15 that were written by Wilson and include numerous
          maps.  These notebooks contain an alphabetized index of the names in maps 281-412. Some
          unidentified survey notes are also included.

1    1    Index, n.d.  (13 pp.)
          Hand-written list of all maps, listed by number.

     2    Index, n.d. (27 pp.)
          Notebook 1 of 15, alphabetized.

     3    Index A - P, n.d.  (20 pp.)
          Notebook 2 of 15

     4    Index R - Z, and notes, n.d.  (26 pp.)
          Notebook # 3 of 15;  also includes survey calculations for several projects.

Map No.-- Contents

          Maps 1- 280         
          Stored in oversize map drawers (unless otherwise noted)


 1        St. James Road from St. James Church to Newark, n.d.
          51 x 139 cm.  Scale: 1"=500'.  ms.
          Shows: N. Chapel St., Main St., Newark, McKee right-of-way, Morrow Road,
          Ogleton Road, White Clay Creek, Roseville, Muddy Run, Possum Park Road,
          Pleasant Hill Road, Choate P.O., Harmony Road, Pike Creek Road, St. James
          Cemetery, Marshallton Road, McClary Quarry, Bernard Quarry, Pike Creek, Mill
          Creek, Lumbrook, P.& N.R.R., B.& O.R.R.
          Property of Geo. Leak, Jacob McClary, Wm. McClary, Jas. Pennington, John F.
          Richards, D.C. Rose, J.P. Wilson. 

2         University of Delaware Possessions from Feb. 20, 1833 to 1915, 1934
          50 x 65 cm.  Scale: 1"=200'.  ms.
          Shows: Central campus.
          Property line of N.H. Clark and Jos. S. Malone.  Draft of Map 2A.

2A        Map of property belonging to University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware...
          contribution from Wilbur T. Wilson, May 11, 1934
          53.5 x 69 cm.  Scale: 1"=200'.  ms. on tracing cloth
          Shows: Prospect Ave., Wilbur St., Kershaw St., Centre St., Cleveland Ave., North
          College Ave., Great Road or Main St., Elkton Rd., Delaware Ave., Orchard Rd.,
          Amstel Ave., Kent Way, South College Ave., East Park Place, Academy St., B.&
          O.R.R.
          Property lines of Dr. N.H. Clark, Rev. Jos. S. Malone, W.E. Renshaw, M.E.
          Church, S.J. Wright, Alexander Macbeth.

3         Plat of Welsh Tract Baptist Meeting House property, Iron Hill, Pencader Hundred,
          New Castle Co., Delaware...surveyed July 1933 under instructions of John B.
          Miller, trustee.
          53 x 35 cm.  Scale: 1"=300'.  blue print.  (3 copies)
          Shows: Chestnut Hill Road, Cooch's Mill Road, Elk Road, Welsh Tract Baptist
          Cemetery, Christiana Creek. 
          Property of George P. Whitaker, Frederick D. Downs, Arthur C. Rittenhouse,
          William Shakespear, Frank Moody, John W. Evans, Oliver Suddard, Alexander
          Coulter, A. Emmitt, Levi G. Cooch, Edward W. Cooch, Hugh Morris, Charles
          O'Sack known as C. Morgan, Arthur W. Rounds, Edwin Clendenin, Samuel
          Clendenin, Sarah C. Cooch, Ann M. Coulter, surveys by Samuel McGregor, C.A.
          Short.

4         Map of Delaware College property north of Main Street, Newark, n.d.
          28.5 x 41.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Great road on Main St., Lane to White Clay Creek, Newark, Alexander
          Macbeth mansion house. 
          Property of Newark Academy, Lewis Slack, Jos. Chamberlain, John W. Evans,
          James S. Martin, Benjamin Caulk, Mrs. Frances Elliott.

5         Property of the Board of Education, Newark, Delaware, n.d.
          35 x 46 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  blue print. (2 copies)
          Shows: Main St., Delaware Ave., Academy St., Newark, Century Club, Newark
          Opera House. 
          Property of the Newark Board of Education, David W. Caskey, Mrs. Estella
          Campbell, Mrs. Harriet Miles, Samuel J. Wright, George H. Huber, Jacob Shew,
          J.H. Roach, James A. Wilson, Frank Garatwa, Mrs. Nellie Bennett, William J.
          Lovett, Jacob Rupp, Albert G. Lewis, Samuel M. Donnell, Newark 
          Academy, Albert L. Lewis, Matilda Lovett, William Miller.  

6         Map of property at the north-east corner of South College Ave. and Delaware
          Ave., Newark, n.d.
          41 x 51 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Delaware Ave., South College Ave. 
          Property of Robert T. Jones, Walter H. Steel, Richard T. Boulden, George H.
          Huber, Julia Huber, Joseph H. Hossinger, Anna Hossinger, Emma C. Jones,
          Charles E. Lowber, Ezekiel Smith, Emma J. Smith, Charles B. Lore, Harry
          Emmons, Alice S. Drennen, Sarah E. Zigler, Charles M. Almond, Lee M.
          Whistler, Mary A. Whistler, William R. Work, Emily J. Work, Elizabeth W.
          Work, Mary A. Work, Isaac L. Croft, Isabella Croft, James Armstrong, William
          H. McBeath, Gilbert W. Chambers.

7         Street and road map of Newark and vicinity, n.d.
          86 x 114.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=300'.  blue print.  (2 copies)
          Shows: Main St., New London Road, Corbitt St., Ray St., College Ave., North
          St., Prospect St., Cleveland Ave, Centre St., New St., Linden St., Choate St.,
          Chapel St., McKee Lane, Wilson Lane, Cherry Hill Road, Elkton Road, Park
          Place Road, Wollaston St., Delaware Ave., Amstel Ave., Latta St., Gillespie Ave.,
          Academy St., Morrow Road, Kershaw St., Annabella St., Margaret St., B.&
          O.R.R., P.B.& W.R.R., P.& N.R.R., White Clay Creek, Bogy Run, Sewage
          disposal plant, Catholic Cemetery, African Union M.E. Cemetery, Town well lot,
          National Hard Fibre Co., Lumbrook, Blue Hen Farm. 
          Property of Norris N. Wright, Sherman Wood, Newark Board of Education
          Colored School, Walter R. Powell, Newark Country Club, John P. Armstrong,
          Elizabeth E. Wilson, Martha R. Wilson, Alice Wilson, Raymond Lewis, Thomas
          F. Manns, James Lumb, J. Clifford Willis, Adran B. Foote, G.P. Murray.

8         Topographical map of land of Delaware College, Newark, Delaware. 1916.
          84 x 219.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=50'.
          Tinted print on cloth-backed paper.  Signed: Franklin & Co., Philadelphia.
          Stored on oversized map tube.
          Shows: Main St., College Ave., Delaware Ave., Academy St., Amstel Ave., B.&
          O.R.R, Farmers' Trust Co. 
          Property of Albert L. Lewis, Post Office property.
          Detailed drawing of college property with contours, trees, buildings, heating
          conduits, etc., including those of the Women's College.

9         Map of plant of American Vulcanized Fibre Co., Newark, Delaware, n.d.
          105.5  x 215 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  blue print.

10        Contour map of property of the University of Delaware between Main St. and
          South Academy St., n.d.
          83.5 x 185.5 cm.  Scale 1"=50'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          This map is similar to, but not identical with, probably earlier than #8, above.

11        Planting and grading plan of Delaware College at Newark, Delaware.  Day &
          Klauder, Architects, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  1916.
          85 x 223 cm.  Scale 1"=50'.  blue print.
          Shows:, Main St., Academy St., College Ave., Amstel Ave., Delaware Ave., B.&
          O.R.R., Joe Frazer Field, existing and proposed buildings.
          Property of the U.S. Post Office.

12        Grade chart of W. Main St., Newark, Delaware, from the B.& O.R.R. to town
          limit and S. Chapel St. from E. Main St. to town limit.  n.d.
          56 x 368 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  ms. on profile paper.
          Shows: Chapel St., Delaware Ave., Main St., Corbet St., Wright hardware store,
          Episcopal rectory, Presbyterian parsonage.
          B.&O.R.R. property, property on S. Chapel St. designated by surname only,
          property on W. Main St. belonging to Elisha Conover, George Brown, John E.
          Lewis, Rathmell Wilson, Mrs. Katherine Corbet, Wm. R. Wilson, J. Willkins
          Cooch, A.A. Curtis, Mrs. Annie Cooch, F.W. Curtis, Jas. Hossinger, Mrs. S.M.
          Donnell, J.& A. Wilson, Charles Blandy, Levi Bowen, P. Whitcraft, Wm.
          Armstrong, Rankin Armstrong, Wm. Barton, T.F. Armstrong, Wm. Brown, E.
          Thompson, S.M. Donnell.

13        Plot of farm belonging to the heirs of Albert G.Lewis, deceased.  Surveyed July
          1884, sold at public sale Aug. 1884.
          57.5 x 80.5 cm.  Scale: 1'=150'.  Tinted print on cloth-backed paper.
          Shows: B.& O.R.R., Elkton Road, Delaware Ave., Main St., Academy Road,
          Depot Road, Odd Fellows Hall, M.E. Church, Newark Board of Education,
          Newark Academy, property of Dr. Eri W. Haines, John E. Lewis, James T.
          Maxwell, J.J. Pie, Andrew Fisher, George G. Evans, Dr. N.H. Clark, John
          Donnell, Joseph Willis, A.A. Benton, Nimrod Worrell, Richard Boulden, Alice
          Donnell, Nathan Zigler, Wm. M. Wilson, Rev. James L. Vallandigham, G. Fader,
          David Black, David W. Caskey, James Wilson, James L. Moore, Wilmer S. Hill,
          Annie Hossinger.

14        Plan of the Episcopal Church, Newark, Delaware, n.d.
          74 x 47 cm.  Scale: 1"=4'.  Tinted drawing on cloth-backed paper.
          Slit for insertion of pew-holders' names.

15        Plan of University of Delaware property, n.d.
          44.5 x 93.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=120'.  ms. on cloth-backed paper.
          Shows: College Ave., Academy St., Delaware Ave., Main St., B.& O.R.R.,
          Farmers' Trust Co. 
          U.S. Post Office property.

16        Map of a proposed Farmers Trust Co. development bounded by Elkton Road,
          Main St., South College Ave. and a line south of Kent Way, [1920]
          52.5 x 61 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms.
          Shows proposed streets which have never been laid out.
          "Bearings and distances taken from deeds given by Newark Trust Co., and from
          (Map) notes of H. M. Cummings, made March 27, 1920"

17        Map of real estate belonging to Norris N. Wright, Newark, Delaware, n.d.
          75.5 x 48 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  blue print.
          Shows: Main St., New London Road, Bogy Run, Newark Country Club.
          Property of Sherman Wood, Newark Board of Education, Walter R. Powell, Rev.
          E.J. Murphy, Mrs. Hester C. Levis, Ira C. Shellender, Frank R. Brown, Donald C.
          Armstrong, George Green, David J. Murphy, Mrs. Jennie Jex.  Note re William
          Wollaston and Isaac Johnson, architect and builder.

18        Plan showing a portion of the property owned by Charles P. Wollaston, situated in
          Newark, Delaware, according to survey of June 1924.  Somerville & Somerville,
          surveyors.  1924.
          48 x 50 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  blue print.
          Shows: Pennsylvania R.R., Academy St., Manuel St., Courtney St., Park Ave.,
          Lincoln St., Kells Ave., Lewis Ave.

19        Norris N. Wright property plans... n.d.
          56 x 41 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  ms.

20        Map of Belmont and Oaklands, Newark, Delaware.  n.d.
          55 x 71.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=150'.  blue print.
          Shows: Main St., Wilson Lane, Elkton Road, Cherry Hill Road, B.& O.R.R.
          Property of John E. Lewis, Edward Wilson, John Q. Sterling, William H. Fisher,
          Dr. A. Lee Porter, George T. Brown, Allen G. Oliver, A.A. Curtis, Helen E.
          Wilson, Annie M. Wilson, John Whann.

21        Map of Elkton Road from the Deer Park south-westward to J.P. Wilson's storage
          building.  n.d.
          32 x 75.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  tinted blue print.
          Shows: Main Street, New London Road, Elkton Road, Delaware Ave., B.&
          O.R.R., Episcopal Church, Deer Park.
          Property of Kerr family, G.W. Griffin, A.F. Fader, J.A. McKelvey, S.M. Donnell,
          Lincoln Highway.

22        Main St. (Newark) Road to New Castle Ferries by Ogleton, Christiana, and Hares
          Cor., n.d.
          17.5 x 35 cm.  Not drawn to scale.  ms. with pencil corrections.
          Shows: New London Road, Main St., Newark, P.B.& W.R.R., B.& O.R.R., White
          Clay Creek, Red Clay Creek, Christiana Creek, Delaware River, Leak Gas Station,
          Ogleton, Christiana, Hares Corner, Baltimore and Washington--Delaware
          Division/New Castle Cutoff, New Castle, Lincoln Highway, Deer Park.

23        Road to New Castle Ferries from Deer Park Hotel, n.d.
          22 x 47 cm.  Not drawn to scale.  Tracing of map #22 on cloth.
          Shows, in addition to contents of map #22: Newport, P.& N.R.R., Bogy Run,
          Table of miles to surrounding places, Pennsville, N.J., etc.

24        Map of a part of the property of the Board of Education, Newark, Delaware. 
          1935.
          48.5 x 25 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms.
          Shows: Main St., Academy St., Delaware Ave., Opera House
          Property of David W. Caskey, William A. Miller, Charlotte Miller, Sarah D.
          Tompkins, David W. Black, John Rankin Armstrong, Cecil Ferguson, Albert G.
          Lewis, Estelle Campbell, James F. Aiken, James Gamble, Wm. M. Veasey,
          Sheriff Samuel A. McDaniel, George T. Brown, Isabal Brown, Samuel J. Wright,
          Louis Handloff, Samuel M. Donnell; Notes re Dr. Lee Whistler, Wm. Homewood
          and Edwin S. Gilmore, member of Board of Education and Charles B. Lore,
          trustee for the estate of Albert G. Lewis.
25        Map of boundary line between the estates of Norris N. Wright and Walter Powell,
          Newark, Delaware.  n.d.
          24 x 53 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  Inset plans E and F, scale: 1"=60' ms.
          Shows: Bogy Run, Ice pond. 
          Property of Norris N. Wright, Walter Powell, and Newark Board of Education.

26        Subdivision of a part of the property of Charles P. Wollaston, Newark, Delaware. 
          Survey and map made by H.N. Cummings, 1919.
          26 x 34 cm.  Scale: 1"=200'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Depot Road, Academy St., Kells Ave.

27        Plot of Norris N. Wright land.  n.d.
          69 x 41 cm.  No scale.  ms.
          Shows: Property of Newark Board of Education, Norris N. Wright, George Green.

28        Map of a part of the property of the Board of Education, Newark, Delaware.  n.d.
          26 x 43 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms.
          Shows: Main St., Academy St., Delaware Ave., Opera House.
          Property of Estelle Campbell, David Black, David W. Caskey, Samuel M.
          Donnell, Samuel J. Wright, George T. Brown, Isabal Brown, Albert G. Lewis.

29        Map of a part of the property of the Board of Education, Newark, Delaware. n.d.
          26 x 38 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Main St., Academy St., Delaware Ave.
          Property of Newark Board of Education, Albert G. Lewis, David W. Caskey,
          William Miller, Samuel J. Wright, Samuel M. Donnell, David Black, Estelle
          Campbell.

30        Van Dyke print of map #29.  n.d..
          26 x 41 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.
          Shows: Main St., Academy St., Delaware Ave.
          Property of Newark Board of Education, Albert G. Lewis, David W. Caskey,
          William Miller, Samuel J. Wright, Samuel M. Donnell, David Black, Estelle
          Campbell.

31        Tracing of map #24.  1935.
          48.5 x 24.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Main St., Academy St., Delaware Ave., Opera House.
          Property of David W. Caskey, William A. Miller, Charlotte Miller, Sarah D.
          Tompkins, David W. Black, John Rankin Armstrong, Cecil Ferguson, Albert G.
          Lewis, Estelle Campbell, James F. Aiken, James Gamble, William M. Veasey,
          Sheriff Samuel A. McDaniel, George T. Brown, Isabal Brown, Samuel J. Wright,
          Louis Handloff, Samuel M. Donnell; Notes re Charles B. Lore, trustee for the
          estate of Albert G. Lewis.

32        Plot of building lots belonging to Wm. Dean, surveyed by Wiley & Wilson, July
          15, 1882.
          76 x 64 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  Color print on cloth-backed paper.
          Shows: Paper-mill Road, Margaret St., Lawson St., Annabella St.
          Property of Wm. Dean, John Lansendale, John McLaughlin, Jr.

33        Plot of building lots belonging to Theo. F. Armstrong.  n.d.
          79 x 62 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  Print on cloth-backed paper.
          Shows: White Clay Creek Road, Elkton Road, College Ave., Main St., New
          London Ave., Cleveland Ave., B.& O.R.R., P.& N.R.R., Organ Factory.
          Property of Delaware College, Mary E. Kilgore, Francis H. Huth, Theo. F.
          Armstrong, H.M. Campbell, Thomas Potts, J.D. Jaquette, Elva G. Carpenter,
          Horace Davis, Theo. C. Knauff Co.

34        Street and road map of Newark, Del. and vicinity.  1928.
          81 x 61 cm.  Scale: 1"=1000'.  Blue print with ms. annotations and inset of
          circular boundary.
          Shows: Main St., New London Road, Elkton Road, College Ave., Academy St.,
          Chapel St., Cleveland Ave., Ray St., Prospect Ave., North St., Kershaw St.,
          Corbet St., Old Oak Road, Delaware Ave., Amstel Ave., Kent Way, Orchard
          Road, Winslow Road, Sunset Ave., Park Place, Kells Ave., Manuel Ave., Lewis
          Ave., Lovett Ave., Wilbur St., New St., Linden St., Centre St., Choate St.,
          Annabella St., Bond St., Margaret St., Bogy Run, Jenney's Run, Persimmon Run,
          Pennsylvania R.R., B.& O.R.R., P.& N.R.R., Newark & Delaware City R.R.,
          Christiana Creek, White Clay Creek, Town wells, Town water storage tanks,
          Continental Fibre Co., Newark Country Club, St. Patrick's Inn, National
          Vulcanized Fibre Co., Sewage Disposal plant, Newark Academy, University of
          Delaware, Grist Mill at Cooch's Bridge, Site of old Cotton mill, Clark tenant
          house, Iron Hill beacons, Cooch's Bridge Battle monument, Notes re Washington
          at the St. Patrick's Inn, and at Iron Hill, Mason and Dixon at the St. Patrick's Inn,
          LaFayette and General Green at Iron Hill, Thomas McKean, George Read, James
          Smith, Francis Allison.
          Property of the Newark Board of Education, Samuel E. Dameron, George Janvier,
          Alexander W. Laws, John Janvier, John F. Richards, Oakland, Fairview,
          Lumbrook, Cooch's Bridge, Welsh Tract Meeting House, property of Thomas M.
          Pennington, Edward Lockwood, James Morrow, Robert Morrow, Jesse Pritchard,
          Francis Cooch, Franklin Platt, J. Cloud Elliott, J.P. Wilson, Lydia (Mrs. J.P.)
          Wilson, James Lumb, J. Clifford Willis, Christopher Brooks, Thomas Lumb, Mrs.
          Sarah L. Holston, Curtis Paper Co., Meeteer House, property of James H. Ray,
          Henry B. Courtney, Robert McLaughlin, Franklin McLaughlin, Dr. Bayard
          Murray.
          Shows in inset: New Castle, Newark, the Wedge (Flat iron), notes re: Isaac Tailer,
          Thomas Pierson, Wm. Penn, James, Duke of York, Lord Baltimore, Mason &
          Dixon, Col. J.D. Graham, W.C. Hodgkins.

35        Map of the P.& N.R.R. from the B.& O. to the Pennsylvania R.R., n.d.
          2 sheets, 46 x 164.5 cm., 46 x 143 cm. Scale:1"=100'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Part 1 shows: White Clay Creek Road.
          Property of H.T. Riddle, Wm. Dean, Jos. H. Dean, James Fraley, John E. Lewis,
          James Roberts, John Pilling, Mrs. W.F. Walker, Isaac Walker, Thompson Lilley,
          Alex Perry, T.A. Mullin, Mrs. S. Brade, John Johnson, Mrs. Amy Johnson, John
          F. Williamson, Mary A. Cloud, Edwin S. Gilmoure, Richard Pilling, Samuel
          Wright, James Lockheard, Charles A. Murphy, Mrs. B. Peters, William
          Pennington, Alexander Wilson, J. Griffith, Thomas Keeley.
          Part 2 shows: P.W. & B.R.R., Newark & Delaware City R.R. 
          Property of William Shultz, J.J. Pie, Patrick Corbet, Edward Wilson, John E.
          Lewis, George Medill, J. Griffith, W. Cornog, George B. Mooney, John Rupp,
          Alfred A. Curtis, Thomas Keeley, Mrs. B. Peters,

36        ...Campus grading, Newark, Delaware...Drains.  1916.
          60 x 93 cm. Scale: 1"=50'.  blue print.  "Office of Day and Klauder. 
          Philadelphia."
          Shows: College Ave., Amstel Ave., Delaware Ave., Main St., existing and
          proposed buildings south of Main St., exclusive of Women's College.  "Subject:
          drains."

37        Property of Ridley Creek Supply Company.  n.d.
          50 x 60 cm. Scale: 3/4"=1 chain.  Van Dyke print.  (2 copies)
          Shows: Ridley Creek.
          Property of Preston Moore, G. Pearson Cloud, John G. Smedley.

38        Map of Oakland, estate of Mrs. Fanny and Wm. Bower, dec'd.  n.d.
          58 x 61 cm.  Scale: 1"=300'.  Van Dyke print.
          Shows: "in detail" - Elkton Road, Lincoln Highway, B.& O.R.R.,  Oakland,
          portion of Del.-Md. boundary.
          Property of Jesse Pritchard, John Reynolds, Nathan James, Charles Hitchens,
          Albert Davis, George Campbell, James Murray, Aaron Mingham, Richard
          Simmons, William Johnson, John Morrison, George Divinney, Samuel Heiser,
          Andrew Kerr, John Mayer, Persimmon Run.
          Shows in border map: B.& O.R.R., P.B& W.R.R., P.& N.R.R., portions of
          Pennsylvania and Maryland, White Clay Creek, Christiana Creek, Big Elk Creek,
          Wilmington, Newport, Elsmere, Brandywine Springs, Stanton, Marshallton,
          Newark, Appleton, Mason & Dixon line, Baldwin, Elkton, Barksdale, Iron Hill.

39        Map of Oakland, estate of Mrs. Fanny and Wm. Bower, dec'd.  n.d.
          52 x 55.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=300'.  blue print from map #38, q.v., for contents.  (2
          copies)

40        Map of Oakland.  n.d.
          39 x 40.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=300'.  ms.  Drawing of central portion of map #38-39.
          Shows: Persimmon Run, Elkton Road.

41        Plot of a tract of land belonging to William Bower, esq., situated in New Castle
          County, Delaware...Made from Edward D. Porter plot by Carl W. Hearne. 
          December 6, 1913.
          37 x 45.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=5 chains.  ms.
          Shows: Elkton and Newark Road.
          Property of Andrew Kerr, John Morrison, Aaron Mingham, James Murray, John
          Reynolds, Jesse Pritchard.

42        Map of Post Office property, South College and Delaware Avenues, Newark,
          Delaware.  n.d.
          20 x 26.5 cm. Scale: 1"=32'.  blue print.
          Shows, without identification: Delaware Ave., South College Ave.

43        Map of Milford Cross Roads.  n.d.
          33 x 65 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  blue print.
          Shows: Paper Mill Road.
          Property of James A. Greer, Margaret J. Smith, Lucretia H. Mote, Edward H.
          Mote, Frank E. Hitchens, Margaret L. Hitchens, Herbert S. Eastburn.

44        Charles J. Bryson survey -- Proposed conveyance to Clarence Jester Knox.  n.d.
          36 x 49 cm. Scale: 1"=80'.  ms.  (3 sheets)
          With work sheet and computation of areas by double meridian distances.  Name
          appears also as Clarence Chester Knox.

45        Plan of Maxwell Property purchased by Louis Handloff.  n.d.
          42 x 54 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Main St., Delaware Ave.
          Property of Miss L. Wilson, Walter R. Powell, University of Delaware.

46        Maxwell to Handloff.  n.d.
          37 x 48 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  ms. from which map #45 is a tracing in part.
          Shows: Main St., Delaware Ave.
          Property of Miss L. Wilson, Walter R. Powell, University of Delaware.

47        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of Alfred
          A. Curtis and Walter H. Hilton.  n.d.
          28 x 34.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=80'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Main St.
          Property of Alfred A. Curtis, Mrs. Charles L. Penny, C.A. Owens, Mrs. Mary B.
          Connell, Mrs. Joseph H. Hossinger, H.E. Vinsinger, Theta Chi Fraternity, Kappa
          Alpha Fraternity, Dr. P. K. Musselmann, Walter H. Hilton, John Whann,
          Elizabeth Whann, Edward Wilson, Alexander McBeth, Elizabeth E. Wilson,
          Martha R. Wilson, Alice Wilson.

48        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of Alfred
          A. Curtis and Walter H. Hilton.  n.d.
          28 x 28.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=80'.  Van Dyke print of map #47, q.v. for contents.

49        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of Alfred
          A. Curtis and Walter H. Hilton.  n.d.
          28.5 x 39 cm.  Scale: 1"=80'.  blue print of maps #47-48, q.v. for contents.

50        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of the
          Misses Ella & Etta Todd and E. Clifford Wilson.  n.d.
          23 x 25 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Alley. 
          Property of Misses Ella &Etta Todd, Miss Addie Wilson, E. Clifford Wilson,
          Masons' lot.

51        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of the
          Misses Ella & Etta Todd and E. Clifford Wilson.  n.d.
          25 x 39 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  Van Dyke print of map #50, q.v. for contents.

52        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of the
          Misses Ella & Etta Todd and E. Clifford Wilson.  n.d.  (2 copies)
          24.5 x 38.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  blue print of maps #50-51, q.v. for contents.

53        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of the
          Misses Ella & Etta Todd and E. Clifford Wilson.  n.d.
          22 x 32 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Main St., Alley.
          Property of Misses Ella and Etta Todd, Miss Addie Wilson, E. Clifford Wilson,
          Masons' lot.

54        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of the
          Misses Ella & Etta Todd and E. Clifford Wilson.  n.d.
          23 x 39 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  Van Dyke print of map #53, q.v. for contents.

55        Map of property south of West Main St., Newark, between the property of the
          Misses Ella & Etta Todd and E. Clifford Wilson.  n.d.  (2 copies)
          23 x 38 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  blue print of maps #53-54, q.v. for contents.

56        Original laying of lots on Main St. from the Lewis property to Dr. Eri W. Haines
          property.  n.d.
          29.5 x 42 cm.  Scale: 1"=50'.  ms.
          Shows: Main St., Academy Road, Delaware Ave.
          Property of Newark Board of Education, Wm. A. Miller, Newark Academy, Eri
          W. Haines.

57        Map of Wm. Homewood property bounded by the Newark-Ogleton Road, the
          farm of James Morrow, Pennsylvania Wilmington & Baltimore R.R. and the farm
          of James A. Wilson, and cut by the Morrow Road.  n.d.
          24.5 x 26 cm. Scale: 1"=400'.  ms.

58        Plan, Colored School site, Newark, Del.  April 18, 1920.
          38 x 53 cm.  Scale 1"=50'.  blue print.
          Shows: New London Road, Bogy Run.
          Property of Newark Board of Education, H. Warner McNeal.


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Wilbur T. Wilson
Map Collection

c. 1886 - 1941

Manuscript Collection Number: 377
Accessioned: Gift of the Estate of Wilbur T. Wilson, 1942
Extent: 4 linear ft. and ca. 500 maps
Content: Maps, notebooks, ledgers, directory, and narrative.
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: August 1998 by Arthur Siegel; completed by Tabitha Groh, February 2000

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