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Wilbur T. Wilson
Map Collection

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Series I. Maps


Contents List

Map No. -- Contents

          Stored in the oversized map drawers unless otherwise indicated.

125       Seating plan of Opera House, Newark, Delaware.  n.d.
          59 x 31 cm.  No scale.  Van Dyke print of map #124.

126       Property south of Main St., between Chapel and Academy Streets, Newark, Del.
          n.d.
          36 x 45.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=120'.  Van Dyke print of map #105, q.v. for contents.

127        Property of the Board of Education, Newark, Del.  n.d.
          36 x 49 m.  Scale: 1"=100'.  Van Dyke print of map #5, q.v. for contents.

128       Lands of the estate of Joseph and Elizabeth H. Dean, dec'd., Newark, Del.  n.d.  (2
          copies)
          53 x 71.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  Van Dyke print of map #78, q.v. for contents.
          
129       Bellemoor. Suburban home sites, Wilmington and Newport Turnpike.  Office 502
          Shipley Street, R.M. Cranston.  n.d.
          50.5 x 73 cm.  Scale; 1"=100'.  Van Dyke print.
          Shows: Marsh Road, Wilson & Newport Turnpike, Essex Street, Overland Street,
          Westmoreland Avenue, Champlain Avenue, Reamer Ave., Wilmington City
          Railway.

130       Map of Belmont and Oaklands, Newark, Delaware.  n.d.
          71 x 52 cm.  Scale: 1"=150'.  Van Dyke print of map #20, q.v. for contents.

131       Land of the estate of Joseph and Elizabeth H. Dean, dec'd., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          53 x 70 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  Tracing of map #78 and 128, q.v. for contents.

132       Property of the estate of George W. Steel, dec'd., Newark, Delaware...Farmers'
          Trust Co., Agent.  n.d.
          56 x 39 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  Tracing of map #106, q.v. for contents.

133       Property of the estate of George W. Steel, dec'd., Newark, Delaware...Farmers'
          Trust Co., Agent.  n.d.
          63 x 45.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  Van Dyke print of maps #106 and 132, q.v. for
          contents.

134       Road from Fairview School to Uninion (Dempsey store and dwelling) n.d.
          63 x 394 cm.  Longitudinal scale: 1"=100'; vertical scale: 1"=20'.  ms.
          Shows: Newark & Avondale Rd., Limestone Rd, Lane to Union School, Frank
          Buckingham Lane, Rd from Pleasant Hill to Limestone Rd, Mechanicsville Rd.,
          Quarry Rd., Newark & Hockessin Rd.
          Property of Mrs. John Knott, J. Kinsey Chambers, Fairview School, property of
          Herman Cook , Lewis Whiteman, Mrs. Sarah Worrall, Joseph K. Worrall, Mrs.
          T.J. Whiteman, Harvey J. Davis, Joseph Higgins, Ebenezer Church, property of
          Frank V. Whiteman, Joseph Eastburn, Thomas Dwyer, Alban Buckingham,
          Willard Buckingham, Frank Buckingham, Samuel Pierson, William P. Stinson,
          Richard G. Buckingham, Wilmer E. Fell, J.T. Dempsey, Henry Jacobs, J.E.
          Eastburn, Red Men's Hall, Uninion.

135       Right of way map, Pomeroy & Newark R.R., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          45 x 329 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms.
          Shows: Creek Road, Cleveland Ave., North Chapel St., Main St., South College
          Ave., Newark Centre Station, White Clay Creek.
          Property of Pennsylvania R.R., P.& N.R.R., Jim Hossinger, Theodore Armstrong,
          H.T. Riddle, William Dean, Joseph Dean, James Farley, John E. Lewis, James
          Roberts, John Pilling, Mrs. W.F. Walker, Isaac Walker, Thompson Lilley, Alex
          Perry, T.A. Mullin, Mrs. S. Biddle, John Johnson, Jno.  F. Williamson, Roman
          Catholic Church, Mary A. Cloud, Ed. Gilmore, Samuel Wright, R. Pilling, James
          Lockheard, Wm. Pennington, Mrs. B. Peters, Thomas Kelly, Alexander Wilson, J.
          Griffith, Alfred A. Curtis, John Rupp, George B. Mooney, Edward Wilson, W.D.
          Cornog, Dr. Eri W. Haines, Patrick Corbet, Wm. Schult, Geo. Medill.

136       Map of property at the intersection of the Mechanicsville Road and the road
          toward Strickersville.  n.d.
          20 x 42.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=200'.  blue print.
          Shows: Property of James Smith, John T. Johnson, Jonathan Conkey, John
          Wright, George Chambers.

137       Map of the Ad. Smith Farm.  n.d.
          40 x 25 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows: New London Road, Rd from Mechanicsville Rd. to Creek Rd., property of
          Ad. Smith, John Chambers, John McAlister, Mrs. Rebecca Garrett, Andrew
          Monaghan, James Anderson.

138       Dellas W. Mews survey.  n.d.
          38 x 19 cm. Scale: 1"=5 chains.  blue print.
          Shows: Rd. From New Leads to North East.
          Property of Benjamin Miller, James McCauley, John Y. Daniels, Earnest
          Stanford. 

139       Map of property at the junction of the Pike Creek Road and the road from Pike
          Creek to Limestone Road.  n.d.
          26.5 x 36.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=4 chains.  blue print.
          Shows: Pike Creek, Road to Limestone Rd., Pike Creek road.
          Property of John H. Whiteman, Abel Jeanes, Lewis Negendank, William P.
          Richardson, Robert Taylor.

140       Plan made from description in Vaughn deed.  Property on the road between
          Cooch's Bridge and Glasgow.
          21.5 x 31 cm.  Scale: 1"=8 chains.  ms.
          Shows: Property of Cantwell Clark, Miss Skinner, Adam Dayett, John Vanhickle,
          Robert Cann, Perry Saunders.

141       Plan made from description in Vaughn Deed.  Property on the road between
          Cooch's Bridge and Glasgow.  n.d.
          21.5 x 31 cm.  Scale: 1"=8 chains.  blue print of map #140, q.v. for contents.

142       Rural Free Delivery route No. 1 from Rocks, Harford County, Maryland.  Exhibit
          B.  n.d.
          30.5 x 20 cm.  Scale: 1.25"=1 mile.  blue print.
          Shows: Five Forks Road, Madonna Road, Baltimore and Delta R.R., Deer Creek,
          Little Deer Creek, Stirrup Run, Rocks P.O., Clermont P.O., Anderson's Mills,
          Hope's Corner, Amos & Street's Store, McComas Corner.  

143       Map of property of John R. Lynam and Krebs Pigment and Chemical Co.,
          between P.W.& B.R.R. and Christiana Creek, surveyed April 22, 1902
          30.5 x 23 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  blue print.  (2 copies)
          Shows: Christiana Creek, P.W.& B.R.R.
          Property of John R. Lynman, Krebs Pigment and Chemical Co.

144       Plan of proposed pipe line on Depot Road, Newark, Delaware.  n.d.
          26 x 40 cm.  Scale of plan: 1"=40'; longitudinal scale of profile: 1"=40'; vertical
          scale of profile: 1"=4'; longitudinal scale of cross section: 1"=20'; vertical scale of
          cross section: 1"=4'.  blue print.

145       Map of land conveyed from Saml. to Leonard Comley.  n.d.
          35.5 x 23 cm.  Scale: 1"=4 chains.  blue print.
          Shows: Road from Christiana to Cooch's Bridge, Christiana Creek.
          Property of Charles Cannon, Evan Robinson, Samuel Comley.

146       Map of property on Wilmington Ave. [Elsmere?] n.d.
          Shows: Wilmington Ave.
          Property of L.B. Guest, S.M. Cranston, Mrs. Wilhelmina Frederick.

147       Heirs of Wm. Couper, dec'd. to John Moody.  n.d.
          30 x 28 cm.  Scale: 1"=30 perches.  blue print.
          Shows: Ogletown Rd., Rd. To Christiana Rd.
          Property of Arnold Naudain, Ellen T. Naudain, Annie M. Naudain, Elizabeth
          Naudain, Thomas Hawthorne, Edward McAllister, James Morrison, Jane
          Morrison, Samuel Morrison.

148       Map of property west of intersection of White Clay Creek and the Lincoln
          Highway east of Newark, Del.  n.d.
          30.5 x 50 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  Tracing of map #115, 121-122, q.v. for contents.

149       Estate of David C. Rose to Dr. Wallace M. Johnson.  Circ. 1924.
          39 x 48.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=120'.  ms.
          Shows: Cooch's Bridge Road, Newark Poultry Farms.
          Property of David C. Rose, Dr. Wallace M. Johnson on the road leading from
          Newark, Del. to Cooch's Bridge, Mrs. Mary H. Rose.

150       Map showing property of Alfred H. Davis, Bartholomew Drourke, and Dr.
          Wallace M. Johnson on the road leading from Newark, Del. To Cooch's Bridge. 
          n.d.
          34 x 26 cm.  Scale: 1"=120'.  ms. 

151       Estate John Pilling, dec'd., May 9, 1924, conveyed to John [?] Cunningham.
          33 x 25.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  ms.
          Shows also: Property of Miss Martha A.E. Phillips, John Chambers.

152       Ritz survey.  n.d.
          10.5 x 21.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  ms.
          Shows: Park Ave.

153       Mousley survey.  n.d.
          21 x 40.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=120'.  ms.

154       Mrs. Mae E. Pass to H.A. Mousley, surveyed Oct. 7, 1929.
          26 x 27 cm.  No scale.  ms. (2 sheets)
          With work sheet and computation of areas by double meridian distances.

155       To DuPont from George E.C. Davis, surveyed July 5, 1929.
          24.5 x 30 cm.  Scale: 1"=150'.  ms.

156       Herman Cook reservation from farm sold to DuPont, surveyed June 20, 1929.
          15.5 x 29 cm.  Scale: 1"=80'.  ms.
          Shows: Rd. from PaperMill Bridge to Milford Cross Roads

157       Property of Thomas F. Manns, Mrs. Ritz, Charles C. Palmer and Robert O.
          Bausman on Park Place Road, Newark, Del.  n.d.
          44.5 x 24 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms.

158       Map of the Kennedy farm on New London Road at junction with road to
          Yeatman's Mill, n.d.
          30 x 47.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows: New London Road, Rd. leading from Head of Elk to Evans Mill (later
          known as Yeatman's Mill).  
          Property of Wm. S. Kennedy, Jr., Robert Kennedy, Rebecca Kennedy, John W.
          Kennedy, James Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Wm. Curry, John Harper, Wm.
          Lair, Jr.

159       Map of the Kennedy farm on New London Road at junction with road to
          Yeatman's Mill.  n.d.
          30.5 x 48.5 cm.  No scale.  Van Dyke positive print of map #158, q.v. for
          contents.

160       William Kennedy farm.  n.d.
          34 x 54 cm.  No scale.  Tracing of certain mail lines of map #158, but without
          text.          

161       William Kennedy farm, Strickersville.  n.d.
          40 x 53 cm.  Scale: 1"=20 per.  ms.
          Shows: Limestone Road, New London Road.
          Property of Wm. S. Kennedy, John K. Mackey, Edward F. Scott, James Kennedy,
          James Ingram, John Harper, Wm. Curry, Joseph Anderson, Ephraim Morrison,
          Isaac Chambers, George Hagerty, Catherine Kennedy, Samuel Evans, Phoebe
          Lunn, Wm. Hutchinson, Robert Kennedy, Rebecca Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Jr.,
          John Smith, Wm. Davis, Oliver Russell, Joel Jackson, Samuel Tyson, Jesse
          Dehaven, Jacob Painter, Tunis Lee, James Conney, Anson Garrett, Robert Carter,
          Jonathan Collom. 

162       Map of the property of Wm. Kennedy, Jr., near Strickersville, Pa.  n.d.
          20 x 20 cm.  No scale.  ms.
          "1.42 miles from Wm Kennedy Residence to Kimblesville."

163       Map of Newark Trust and Safe Deposit Co.'s suburban home sites, Newark, Del.
          Surveyed March, 1909.
          29.5 x 57 cm.  Scale: 1"=120'.  blue print of map #120 with ms. additions.
          Shows: Depot Road, [Park Place Road], Red Men's Home.
          Property of Mrs. Jennie Jex, Ernest Frazer, John Doyle, Everett Harding, Mrs.
          Kate L. Malone, C.R.E. Lewis, Charles R. Holton, Sarah Campbell, Emma
          Campbell, Edward L. Richards, Edgar McMullen, Frank Mackie, Everett C.
          Johnson. 

164       Plan of W.T. Wilson property.  n.d.
          45 x 28 cm.  No scale.  ms.
          Shows: Main St.
          Property of Wilbur T. Wilson, Mrs. S.A. Roach, J.W. Evans, Benjamin Caulk,
          James T. Maxwell.

165       Property south of Main St. and east of Old Oak Lane, Newark, Del. [1911?]
          25.5 x 35 cm.  Scale: 1"=50'.  ms. on tracing paper.  
          Shows: Main St., Wilson Lane.
          property of Rathmell Wilson, Herman Tyson, Mrs. Anna Mary Wilson, Miss
          Elizabeth Wilson, Miss Martha R. Wilson, Miss Alice Wilson.

166       Estate of Geo. H. Huber, dec'd., to Diamond Ice Co./ James Pappas to Diamond
          Ice Co. [1928]
          31 x 51 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  ms.  (2 sheets)
          With work sheet and description.
          Shows: Main St., Haines St.
          Property of John F. Richards, John Kinsey Chambers, Jane Haines, Dr. Eri W.
          Haines, Diamond Ice & Coal Co., George H. Huber, James Pappas, Gus Pappas,
          John E. Lewis.

167       New East End Building Sights [sic], Main St., Newark,  n.d.
          29 x 43 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms.
          Shows: Main St., Lincoln Highway, McKee Lane, Delaware Ave.
          Property of R.L. Haney, J. Calvin Hess, J. Leonard & Bertha V. Lewis, Mrs. Essie
          W. Spooner, M.W. Richie, Miss Naudain, Potts.

168       Map showing James Wilson and Academy exchange.  n.d.
          51.5 x 36 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Main St., Academy St., Delaware Ave., Newark Academy.
          Property of Jas. A. Wilson, Eri W. Haines, Edmund A. Lewis.

169       Whittingham lot, Lincoln Highway.  n.d.
          25 x 48 cm.  Scale: 1"=60'.  ms.  (2 sheets)
          With sheet of description and dimensions.
          Shows: Woodland Ave., Barnard property line.

170       Map of property northwest of the crossing of Amstel Ave. and Orchard Road,
          Newark, Del.  n.d.
          22 x 28 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms.
          Shows: Amstel Ave., Latta Ave.
          Property of Charles A. Knotts, Alice W. Knotts, John V. Price, Lena Price,
          Newark Real Estate Company.

171       Wilmington station of the Atlantic Refining Co. of Philadelphia.  February, 1900.
          32 x 59.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  blue print.
          Shows: Commerce St., Christiana River.
          Property of the company.

172       Map of unidentified plat adjoining the properties of Wm. Kelley, B. Saunders, Sid
          Saunders, F. Clair, Mary Ann Springer, Wm. P. Richardson, John H. Whiteman,
          Abel Jeanes.  n.d.
          25 x 47.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          (See Map 139)

173       Map of property of John R. Lynam, etc., between Christiana Creek and P.B.&
          W.R.R.  n.d.
          30 x 33 cm.  No scale.  blue print.  (2 copies)

174       Property south of Main St., between Chapel and Academy Streets, Newark,
          Delaware.  n.d.
          34 x 44 cm. Scale: 1"=120'.  Tracing of map #105, q.v. for contents.

175       Grate inlet "A" to be built at Sta. 111 + 50 on the Lancaster t'p'k.  n.d.
          25 x 38.5 cm.

176       Map of property of Ridley Creek Supply Company.  n.d.
          30 x 41 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows: Ridley Creek.
          Property G. Pearson Cloud, Preston Moore, John G. Smedley.

177       Map of property of Michael Keeley, Andrew Fisher, Joel Woodward, Jacob A.
          Gicker and Benjamin Healey.  n.d.
          31 x 50.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows: Road to Christiana Bridge, line of Welsh Tract Baptist Church.

178       Map of property of John L. Talley, Dutton Richards, Jas. H. McClary, Samuel
          Cooper.  n.d.
          25 x 33.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows also: Road from Red Clay Creek Church to Marshallton.

179       Map of property of John Talley, Dutton Richards, Irving Woodward, E. Lynam. 
          n.d.
          24 x 31.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.

180       Harrison Gray building lots, New London Road, Newark, Del. n.d.
          49.5 x 34 cm.  Scale: 1"=50'.  blue print.
          Shows: New London Road, Bog Run.
          Property of George Green, Delaware School Auxiliary Assn.

181       Wm. Morrison farm conveyed to J. Scott, later in succession to Hermann Cook
          and Hallack DuPont.  n.d.
          53 x 40.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=300'.  ms.
          Shows: Property of Wm. Register, Edward Richards, Mrs. Wm. Morrison.

182       Map of property South of  Main St. and above Delaware Ave., Newark, Del.  n.d
          19.5 x 44.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows: Main St., Delaware Ave.
          Property of Dr. Walter Steel, Miss Annie Hossinger, Mrs. Elizabeth S. Zigler.

183       J.W. Suddard to Plitt, August 1925
          36 x 21 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms.
          Shows: Rd. Leading from Newark to Glasgow.  
          Property of J.W. Suddard, Oliver Suddard.

184       Map of property west of Chapel St. & South of Main St., Newark, Del.  1895.
          32.5 x 64.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=180'.  ms.
          Shows: Main St., Chapel St., Haines St., Griffith St., Delaware Ave.
          Property of A.J. Mote, Benjamin Wilson, Jas. T. Maxwell, Edmund A. Lewis, Jas.
          A. Wilson, P.W.& B.R.R. Co., David C. Rose, E. McPike, H. Steel, W.T. Singles,
          H.B. Herdman, Wright & Son Co.

185       Map of property bounded by B.& O.R.R., North College Ave. and Cleveland
          Ave., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          16.5 x 30 cm.  No scale.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: B.& O.R.R., North College Ave. and Cleveland Ave., College Ave.,
          Wilbur St.
          Property of John Price.

186       J.W. Suddard to Oliver Suddard.  Surveyed November, 1922.
          21.5 x 35 cm.  Scale: 1"=3 chains.  ms.
          Shows: Public road from Newark to Glasgow.
          Property of Charles H. Lafferty, J.W. Evans, Charles A. Morrison, J.W. Suddard,
          Oliver Suddard, Christiana Creek, Welsh Tract Road.

187       Map of property between Charles G. Blandy and Mrs. Mary Donnell, on the south
          side of W. Main St., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          34 x 30.5 cm.  no scale.  ms.
          Shows: Main St.
          Property of John Whann, Charles G. Blandy, Joseph Hossinger, Mrs. Mary
          Donnell.

188       School property -- Final survey.  n.d
          41 x 53.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms. badly torn.
          Shows: Century Club.
          Property of S.J. Wright, Huber.

189       Map of property of Harvey Hoffecker, late of George Ferguson.  n.d.
          31.5 x 37.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  blue print.
          Shows: Public road, i.e., East Main St.
          Property of Harry Hoffecker, George Ferguson, Mrs. Sarah McKee.

190       Map of Wm. Lovett tract, Newark, Del.  Survey & map by Howard K. Preston,
          April 1925.
          18 x 38 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Hynes, i.e., Haines St., Lovett Ave.
          Property of Newark Public School, James T. Maxwell, George H. Huber.

191       School property & tracings of exchange between Wm. Lovett and Board of
          Education of the Newark Special School District. 1925.
          41 x 70 cm.  Scale: 1"=80'.  ms.
          Shows: Property of Newark Board of Education, George H. Huber, John K.
          Chambers, Wm. J. Lovett, Jacob Rupp, Albert L. Lewis, Samuel J. Wright.

192       Property conveyed by Hugh J. Toomey to Lee Ferguson.  Surveyed Sept. 1, 1925.
          28.5 x 40.5 cm.  no scale.  ms.
          
193       Map of property bounded by the property of George H. Huber, S.J. Wright, Wm.
          J. Lovett, James T. Maxwell, Newark Public School, & Mrs. Nellie Bennett. 
          Surveyed by Howard K. Preston, May 20, 1925.
          15 x 38 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'. ms. on tracing cloth.

194       Map of property west of N. College Ave. between Ray St. and Cleveland Ave. 
          n.d.
          31.5 x 48.5 cm.  no scale.  blue print.
          Shows: College Ave., Cleveland Ave., Ray St.
          Property of W.R. Kennedy, Wm. G. Logan, Jos. H. Hossinger.

195       Map of property on Elkton Road bounded by the properties of George G. Kerr,
          Alfred Heiser, George McConaughey and the Bower estate. n.d.
          51 x 37.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=5 chains.  blue print.

196       Map of property of James A. Wilson, Mrs. Rebecca A. Wilson, Robert Potts and
          Miss Naudain on East Main St., Newark, Del., n.d.
          53 x 35.5 cm.  no scale.  ms. on tracing cloth.

197       Rural Free Delivery route No. 1, from Cockeysville, Baltimore County, Maryland. 
          Exhibit C.  n.d.
          60.5 x 40 cm. Scale: 2"=1 mile.  blue print.
          Shows: Quaker Lane, Trapman's Lane, Ivy Hill Road, Western Run Pike, York
          Pike, Gladman's Run, Western Run, Northern Central R.R., Gunpowder Falls,
          Beaver Dam, Cockeysville, Showman P.O., Oregon P.O., A. Brogden's Corner,
          Ashland Iron Co.

198       Map of land conveyed from Whitaker Iron Company to School District No. 112.  n.d.
          39 x 30 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  blue print.
          Shows: Christiana and Elkton Turnpike
          Property of Whitaker Iron Co., James Williams.


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citation and reference information

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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