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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.

199       Rural Free Delivery routes Nos. 1, 2, & 3 from Delmar, Sussex County, Delaware. 
          Exhibit C.  n.d.
          41.5 x 47.5 cm.  Scale: 1"= 1 mile.  blue print.  
          Shows: N.Y.-Philadelphia and Norfolk R.R., Baltimore Chesapeake and Atlantic
          R.R., State line road, Delmar, Salisbury, Wicomico River, Barren Pond Creek,
          and numerous corners named from adjacent farms.

200       Rural Free Delivery route No. 1 from Upperco, Baltimore Co., Maryland.  Exhibit
          C.  n.d.
          43.5 x 37.5 cm.  Scale: 1"= .5 mile.  blue print.
          Shows: Zion Church Road, Hanover Pike, Black Rock Road, White House Ave.,
          Gorsuch Mill Road, Yeoho Road, Ridge Road, Upperco P.O., Trenton, Black
          Rock P.O., Mt. Carmal P.O., Mt. Zion Church, Grace Church.

201       Map of property at the north-east corner of South College Ave. and Delaware
          Ave., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          35.5 x 34 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'. blue print of map #6, q.v. for contents.  (2 copies)

202       Map of University of Delaware property.  n.d.
          50 x 37.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=250'.  ms.

203       Head of Christiana Cemetery tracing.  n.d.
          1 p. 25 x 45 cm.  Scale: 1"=35'.  3 p. 23 x 19 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  ms.  (4 sheets)
          Shows: Names of plot owners, but generally not the name of occupants.

204       Theo.  F. Armstrong to Geo. F. Ferguson.  Surveyed March 25, 1916.  1918.
          53 x 30 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms.
          Shows: Cleveland Ave., Wilbur St., Prospect St., North St., P.& N.R.R. 
          Property of Theo.  F. Armstong, Geo. F. Ferguson, Joe Mason, American Machine
          Co., Hosea Riddle.

205       American Vulcanized Fibre Co., American Plant, Newark, Del.  Sept. 26, 1917.
          43 x 71.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=50'.  tinted print.
          Shows: White Clay Creek, plant buildings.

206       Map of property bounded by Paper Mill Road, Margaret St. and Race St.,
          Newark, Del.  n.d.
          37 x 60.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print. 
          Shows: Paper Mill Road, Margaret St., Race St., Annabella St., Lawson St.
          Property of Newark Real Estate Co., E.W. Dawson, John Lansendale.

207       Map of a proposed development along Orchard Road and Park Place Road,
          Newark, Del from H. N. Cummings plan reduced by Francis A. Price.  Survey by          H.N. Cummings, April 1922.
          23 x 39 cm.  Scale: 1"=200'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Park Place, Orchard Road, Latta Ave., Amstel Ave., Gillespie Ave.,
          Depot Road.
          Property of W.F. Wilson, Samuel J. Wright, J.P. Wright, E.B. Wright, Geo. L.
          Townsend, W.C. Anderson, N.N. Wright, Newark Post.

208       Map of property bounded by Creek Road, Prospect Ave., Wilbur St., P.& N.R.R.,
          Newark, Del. [1915].
          31.5 x 28 cm.  Scale: 1"=80'.  ms.
          Shows: Creek Road, Prospect Ave., Wilbur St., North St., P.& N.R.R.
          Property of Atlantic Refining Co., Robert T. Jones, Theodore F. Armstrong., J.
          Kilmon, R.L.A. Springer, Edward Casey, Alfred Casey, Wm. D. Dean, Mrs.
          Kilgore, Francis H.Huth, Mrs. Harry Campbell, Mrs. Jacob Thomas, Mrs. Albert
          McGovern, E.B. Frazer.

209       Map of property of the University of Del. And Mrs. Frances O. Elliott on Main
          St., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          26.5 x 44.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.

210       Map of Post Office property east of College Ave. and North of Delaware Ave.,
          Newark, Del.  n.d.
          20 x 26.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  blue print.
          Shows: College Ave., Delaware Ave.
          Property of Newark Ledger Printing Office, Richard T. Boulden, Dr. Walter H.
          Steel, Robert T. Jones.

211       Property on Elkton Road bounded by the property of Wm. H. Kelley, Husler land,
          H.N. Reed, Edward Wilson, George G. Kerr.  n.d.
          19.5 x 44.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.

212       Map of property bounded by Paper Mill Road, Margaret St. and Race St.,
          Newark, Del.  n.d.
          27.5 x 60.5 cm.  no scale.  shaded variant of map #206, q.v. for contents.

213       Map of Post Office property east of College Ave. and North of Delaware Ave.,
          Newark, Del.  n.d.
          20.5 x 26.5 cm.  blue print signed by Mr. Wilson.
          Shows: College Ave., Delaware Ave.
          Property of Newark Ledger Printing Office, Richard T. Boulden, Dr. Walter H.
          Steel, Robert T. Jones, Geo. H. Huber, Emma C. Jones, Ezekiel Smith, Dr. Chas.
          Almond, Gilbert W. Chambers.

214       Plat of Pomeroy & Newark Rail Road through the lands of Wm. Dean, Margaret
          Dean, Joseph Dean, & Hosea T. Riddell.  n.d.
          21 x 96.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  blue print.
          Shows: College Road, Paper Mill Road.
          Property of John Pilling. 

215       Map of property adjacent to Annabella St. and Race St., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          26 x 33.5 cm. Scale: 1"=40'.  blue print.
          Shows: Annabella St., Race St.
          Property of American Vulcanized Fibre Co., David W. Sheppard.

216       Map of property of Michael Keeley, Andrew Fisher, Joel Woodward, Jacob
          A.Gicker, Benj. Healey.  n.d.
          24 x 28.5 cm.  No scale.  ms.
          Shows: Road to Christiana Bridge.

217       Map of the property of James A. Wilson, Wm. Lynam, Robert Morrison, George
          W. Williams, Samuel J. Wright, Walter Maxwell, Chas. King and M.E.  
          Parsonage, East Main St., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          27 x 15 cm.  Scale: 1"=150'.  ms.

218       Land conveyed by Albert L. Lewis to College, April 1915.
          19.5 x 21.5 cm.  No scale.  ms.
          Shows: Property of Albert L. Lewis, W.E. Renshaw, S.J. Wright.

219       Map of property of Essie W. Spooner, James A. Wilson, J.Leonard Lewis, Bertha
          V. Lewis, south of Main St., Newark, Del.  January 1930.
          27 x 16.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  ms.

220       Map of land conveyed from J. Wright to John J. Chambers.  n.d.
          18 x 34.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows: Hop-yard road.
          Property of John Wright, John J. Chambers, John T. Johnson.

221       Map of property of Miss Josephine Fulton, Mrs. Sarah McKee, Elwood McKee,
          east Main St., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          34.5 x 19 cm.  No scale.  ms.

222       Map to accompany deed description from Charles B. Evans, admin'r.  George
          Dougherty to Elizabeth Sakers, April 30, 1919.
          33 x 46 cm.  Scale: 1"=60'.  ms.

223       Map showing exchange of property belonging to Harry Brown, Mitchell Husler,
          Levi Murray, James H. Ray, Mary Edna Chambers, John O'Donnell, George 
          Dougherty, Elizabeth Sakers, Ernest Friebel, Paul Morton.  n.d.
          32 x 24.5 cm.  No scale. ms.

224       Husler land on Elkton Road, surveyed May 14, 1902.
          50.5 x 28 cm.  Scale: 1"=120'.  blue print.
          Shows: Property of J.J. Pie, C. Major, Wm. Henry Steel, Andrew Kerr, Geo.
          Mitchell Husler, Rev. Andrew K. Russell, George Dougherty, Daniel Kennedy,
          Elizabeth Chamberlain, George Earl, Dr. Jos. Chamberlain, Jas. Anderson.

225       Property of Theo. F. Armstrong, Wm. Barton, J. Rankin Armstrong, between New
          London Ave. and Main St., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          20.5 x 41 cm.  No scale.  ms.

226       Land purchased by Thomas from T.F. Armstrong.  n.d.
          12 x 32 cm.  No scale.  ms.
          Shows: Main St.
          Property of William Barton, Thomas Armstrong, T.F.Armstrong.

227       Map of property conveyed by Mary C. Donnelly and Charles F. Donnelly to
          Security Trust Co. on and near the Christiana-Cooch's Bridge Road at its junction 
          with the Ogleton and Salem roads.  1931.
          54 x 24.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=400'.  ms. on tracing cloth.

228       Map of property conveyed by Mary C. Donnelly and Charles F. Donnelly to 
          Security Trust Co....1931.  (2 sheets)
          31.5 x 52.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=400'.  ms. 
          Map without text.  To this is appended letter-worksheet.  For contents see map
          #227.

229       Map of property conveyed by Mary C. and Charles F. Donnelly to Security Trust
          Co.  n.d.
          27 x 37 cm.  No scale.  ms.
          Shows: Christiana-Elkton turnpike and Salem Road.  

230       Map of property conveyed by Mary C. and Charles F. Donnelly to Security Trust
          Co. n.d.
          34 x 47.5 cm.  No scale.  ms.
          Shows: Christiana-Elkton turnpike and Ogleton Road.

231       Map of property conveyed by Mary C. and Charles F. Donnelly to Security Trust
          Co. n.d.
          38 x 53 cm.  Scale: 1"=200'.  ms.
          Shows: Salem Road, Christiana and Elkton turnpike.

232       Map of a part of the property of the Board of Education, Newark, Del.  1935.
          48.5 x 25 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  blue print, copy of map #24, q.v. for contents.

233       Map showing Main St., Corbet St., Bogy Run, Ice pond, property of Norris
          Wright, Walter Powell, Newark Board of Education, Newark Country Club.  n.d.
          53 x 41 cm.  Scale: 1"=40'. ms.

234       Keystone Paper Co., Newark, Del.  Sept. 10, 1928.
          19.5 x 28 cm.  Scale: 1"=80'.  ms.
          Shows: New London Rd., Bogy Run.
          Property of Walter Powell, Newark Colored School.

235       Map of property of Norris Wright, West Main St., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          33 x 24.5 cm. No scale.  ms.  (2 sheets)
          Map without text.  cf. Map #233.  To this is appended work sheet.

236       Map showing property of Newark Country Club, Norris N. Wright, George W.
          Griffin, Ira Shellender, Reese Griffin, Mrs. Hestor C. Levis, George W. Steel,
          Roger Corbit.  Rev. E.J. Murphy.  n.d.
          28 x 14 cm.  No scale.  ms. on tracing cloth.

237       Land conveyed from Walter R. Powell to Norris N. Wright, n.d.
          18 x 27cm.  Scale: 1"=40'.  ms.
          Shows: Bogy Run, Ice pond.
          Property of Newark Board of Education, Walter R. Powell, Rev. E.J. Murphy,
          Norris N. Wright.

238       Draft of map of Norris Wright property. n.d.
          41 x 41 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms. 
          Map without text.  See Map 235.

239       Map of a portion of Bogy Run, Newark, Del.  n.d.
          18 x 43 cm.  Scale: 1"=30'.  ms.

240       Map of Colored School property, Newark, Del. n.d.
          38.5 x 44 cm.  Scale: 1"=50'.  ms.
          Shows: Bogy Run, New London Road, Ice pond.
          Property of Walter Powell, Norris Wright.

241       Map of property of Bogy Run, Newark, Del.  n.d..
          21 x 50 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  ms.  Marked on back: Norris N. Wright.

242       Map of portion of Bogy Run, Newark, Del.  n.d.
          9 x 43 cm.  Scale: 1"=20'.  ms.

243       Map of a property on Delaware Ave. between S. College Ave. and Academy St.
          1926?
          38.5 x 28 cm.  Scale: 1"=60'.  ms.
          Shows: College Ave., Delaware Ave.
          Property of Delaware College, U.S. Post Office, James T. Maxwell, A.L. Lewis,
          Mrs. Annie Kennedy, Wm. P. Wollaston.

244       Map showing property north east of the junction of White Clay Creek Lane and
          Main St., Newark, Del.  n.d.
          28.5 x 35.5 cm.  Scale: 1"=6 per.  ms.
          Shows: Property of Alexander Macbeth, Newark Academy, Newark College, Dr.
          Jos. Chamberlain, John W. Evans, Eliza Chamberlain, Jas. S. Martin, John
          Macbeth.

245       Plan for curb and gutter from A.A. Curtis (begin'g at west end of Penny curb) to
          Wilson lane leading to old mansion. n.d.
          12.5 x 57.5 cm.  No scale.  ms. on profile paper.

246       Map of property on Cleveland Ave., between Wilson St. and the P.& N.R.R.,
          Newark, Del.  n.d.
          18.5 x 31.5 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows: Cleveland Ave., Railroad St., B.& O.R.R.
          Property of American Machine Co., Joe Maison, Mrs. Mary J. Pearce, Jos. Dean,
          Mrs. Mary Kilgore, Miss Lucile Steel.

247       George Casho farm formerly, now Murray farm.  n.d.
          35 x 33 cm.  No scale.  blue print.
          Shows: Cherry Hill Road, Christiana Creek, B.& O.R.R.
          Property of Rathmell Wilson, Edward Wilson, John P. Armstrong, Ella Cranston,
          A.C. Heiser, George G. Kerr.

248       Joseph Vought Heirs to M.W. Grant.  Surveyed June 21, 1924.
          29 x 32 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms.
          Shows: Lincoln Highway, White Clay Creek.
          Property of John H. Jordan, Joseph Vought, M.W. Grant.

249       Map of property south of Main St. and east of Old Oak Lane, Newark, Del.  n.d.
          25 x 34 cm. Scale: 1"=50'.  blue print from map #165, q.v. for contents.

250       Map of property between Christiana Creek and the Newark-Glasgow road at its
          junction with the Welsh Tract Road.  n.d.
          18 x 30 cm.  Scale: 1"=100'.  ms. on tracing cloth.
          Shows: Newark-Glasgow Road, Welsh Tract Road, Christiana Creek. 
          Property of Fred Bieroth, J.W. Suddard, Chas. Lafferty, A. Jedel Co.



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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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