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Amy O. Tague's map of Augustine Township, Logan County

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Creator: Tague, Amy O., 1899-

Date: Between 1907 and 1914

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Map/Cartographic

Call Number: Map Drawer S: Maps and descriptions of historic sites in western Kansas drawn by school children, 1907-1909; Logan Co., T 15 S, R 36-37 W

Unit ID: 309761

Summary: A map drawn by Amy Tague from Sunnyside, Kansas, showing creeks, schools, canyons and Twin Butte of Augustine Township (Township 15 South, Range 36 and 37 West), Logan County. Amy also includes an essay about the local history of Augustine township. The essay focuses on geographical features, violent deaths, and life in the early days of the township. This is one of several maps drawn by school children for a contest organized by Judge J. C. Ruppenthal of Russell, Kansas. The maps were to meet a "requirement of presenting historical data, together with excellence and accuracy of drawing."

Space Required/Quantity: Ink on paper (Crane & Co, Topeka paper for the map)

Title (Main title): Amy O. Tague's map of Augustine Township, Logan County


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