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Plotters and patterns of American land surveying : a collection of articles from the archives of the American Congress on Surveying and Mapping

Author: Roy Minnick; American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.
Publisher: Rancho Cordova, CA : Landmark Enterprises, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Minnick; American Congress on Surveying and Mapping.
ISBN: 091084528X 9780910845281
OCLC Number: 14944256
Description: 231 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: "In all the world there's only one ... " / by Edward Q. Moulton --
History, a useful tool for surveyors / by Ben G. Sweet --
Surveying, before 1776 / by J.E. Colcord --
Surveying, 1776-1976 / by Charles A. Whitten --
On the history of land surveying in China / by Bruce E. Hedquist --
Centuratio : the Roman rectangular land survey / by George Kish --
The evolution of surveying instruments / by R.S. Burnside, Jr. --
Early instruments in the history of surveying : their use and their invention / by Robert P. Multhauf --
Historical notes on the divided circle / by L.D. Higbee --
Early development of horizontal angle : measuring survey instruments / by Harry J. Peyton, Jr. The College of William and Mary and surveying in early Virginia / From ASCM Journal of Surveying and Mapping, June 1958 --
Patterns on the American land / by Vernon Carstensen --
Public land surveys : history and accomplishments / by Donald B. Clement --
Highlights in the first hundred years of surveying and mapping and geographical exploration of the United States by the federal government 1775-1880 / by Herman R. Friis --
History of geodetic leveling in the United States / by Ralph Moore Berry --
The history of land surveying in Florida / by Herbert D. Mendenhall --
Rime of the ancient cartographer / by Lyman D. Lynn --
The surveyor, pioneer to professional / by W.B. Willams --
Early land surveyors in New England / by Donald A. Wilson Whistler's father, topographer extraordinary / by Arthur H. Frazier --
Charles Varle : Nineteenth century cartographer / by Richard W. Stephenson --
Colonel Butler and the public land survey of Florida (1824-1849) / by Donald E. Merkel --
Andrew Ellicott, surveyor of the wilderness / by Silvio A. Bedini --
Thoreau as a surveyor / by Thorkild Hoy --
With chain and compass / by J.M. Schumiedeke --
From the diary of an old-timer / by M.G. McMillan --
Boxing the compass / by Richard L. Threet.
Responsibility: with a foreword by Donald A. Wilson ; edited by Roy Minnick.

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