Plan of the City of Lexington,1835

Descriptive Summary

Title
Plan of the City of Lexington,1835
Creator
Lutz, John, fl. 1810-1841
Extent
1 map; 72 cm. x 82 cm.
Subjects
Maps.
Asylums -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
Bank buildings -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
Churches -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
College buildings -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
Jails -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
Lexington (Ky.) -- Maps.
Library buildings -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
Orphanages -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
Post office buildings -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
Streets -- Kentucky -- Lexington -- Maps.
Transylvania University -- Maps.
United States Bank (Lexington, Ky.) -- Maps.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:Bonnie Cox
Repository
Transylvania University

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The map was surveyed and drawn by John Lutz, a professor at Transylvania University, who also served as acting president. Lutz was later known as John Mansfield.
Scope and Content
This is a hand-drawn map of the city of Lexington, Kentucky in 1835. The map shows streets, elevations, and several points of interest including the city library, jail, bank of the United States, orphan and lunatic asylums, churches, post office, and buildings on the campus of Transylvania University. The map is thought to be one of the oldest maps of Lexington still in existence.