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Imperial Oil Dealer's story-of-the-war map

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Date Range
1942
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
20021005007
Physical Description
1 map : col., ; 51 x 67 cm
Scope and Content
The map has two sides. One side is in colour and shows the progress of World War 2 in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The other side of the map is in black and white and shows the progress of World War 2 in the Pacific. Legend includes: British, U.S.A., Russian, Nazis, Italian, Joint and …
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1942
Creator
C.C. Peterson Advertising, Toronto, Ont., and Imperial Oil Limited
Physical Description
1 map : col., ; 51 x 67 cm
Physical Condition
Excellent
History / Biographical
The map was produced by the C.C. Peterson Advertising Company of Toronto, and by Imperial Oil Limited. The map was distributed by Imperial Oil agents across Canada.
Language
English
Scope and Content
The map has two sides. One side is in colour and shows the progress of World War 2 in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. The other side of the map is in black and white and shows the progress of World War 2 in the Pacific. Legend includes: British, U.S.A., Russian, Nazis, Italian, Joint and Other Naval Bases; Dated Events for 1939, 1940, 1941 and 1942; Countries under British control; The Axis; Joined the Axis; Conquered by the Axis; Neutrals; Railway lines, Oil Pipe lines, Cities blitzed by the Luftwaffe; Objectives bombed by the R.A.F. War in the Pacific Legend includes: Dated Events for 1940, 1941, 1942; British, U.S.A., Dutch, Russian and Japanese Naval Bases; Japan and Japanese occupied territory.
Notes
Side 1 Scale: 1.2 cm = 500 miles ; Side 2 Scale: 2.4 cm = 500 miles Copyright Canada and U.S.A. 1942. Printed in Canada. Both "The Battle of the Atlantic" and "Africa and Islands in the Indian Ocean" portions of the coloured side of the map are Equal Area Projection Caption on both sides of the map indicates: No matter how the boundaries of countries are changed after the war, this map will always be worth keeping because of its Dated Events feature. Note that each year's events are printed on different backgrounds, 1939 being different from 1940, and so on, thus giving a chronological resume of the war.
Access Restrictions
Public Access
Accession No.
20021005007
Collection
Archive
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Western Canada 1934 road map

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Date Range
1934
Description Level
Item
Material Type
Map
Accession No.
20171009
Physical Description
2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 80 x 63 cm, folded to 20 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Map No.4 Saskatchewan and Manitoba Map No.5 British Columbia and Alberta The maps show rivers, lakes, parks, towns, provincial highways, through routes, paved roads, gravel surfaced roads, graded earth roads, unimproved roads, roads that are not likely to be passable in 1934 and airports or seaplan…
Material Type
Map
Date Range
1934
Description Level
Item
Creator
Imperial Oil Limited
Physical Description
2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 80 x 63 cm, folded to 20 x 11 cm
Scope and Content
Map No.4 Saskatchewan and Manitoba Map No.5 British Columbia and Alberta The maps show rivers, lakes, parks, towns, provincial highways, through routes, paved roads, gravel surfaced roads, graded earth roads, unimproved roads, roads that are not likely to be passable in 1934 and airports or seaplane ports. The approximate populatons of cities, towns and village according to the 1931 census are also shown along with mileages between stars.
Notes
The scale of these two maps is about 38 miles to the inch. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. 3 inset maps entitled: "Main connections in the Lake Superior Region" (Scale 1 inch = 100 miles) "Vancouver and vincinity" [sic.] (Scale 1 inch = 4 miles) "Principal highway routes of Canada and the Northern United States" (Scale 1 inch = 200 miles) Text on this map indicates: "Main highway routes between Eastern and Western Canada are indicated in red. When the road from Kenora to Port Arthur and Fort William is completed, an all Canadian route from West to East will be open, utilizing the steamer service between the head of the lakes and Sault Ste. Marie. This map shows main trunk lines only; many other roads have been omitted. Roads under construction are shown." Includes text describing Imperial Oil and related products & services, city indexes to each map and a chart of "Approximate Mileages for Western Canada". Copyright Imperial Products Everywhere in Canada series
Accession No.
20171009
Collection
Archive
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