• Map of the Oregon Territory /

    Map of the Oregon Territory /

    Relief shown by hachures. Mounted on cloth. Some acid offset on map. DLC Inset: Columbia River, reduced from a survey / made by the U.S. Ex. Ex., 1841. Scale ca. 1:700,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July ...

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy of eastern half of map only, halfed and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired April, 1969 at the Streeter auction, Streeter catalog no. 3808. DLC LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, foxed in upper right corner, stained and torn along fold lines. 1 map : hand ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • A map of Mackenzie's track from Fort Chipewyan to the north sea in 1789.

    A map of Mackenzie's track from Fort Chipewyan to the north s...

    "... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 59 x 55 cm.

    • Contributor: Mackenzie, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1801
  • Map of the Mississippi River from its source to the mouth of the Missouri.

    Map of the Mississippi River from its source to the mouth of ...

    Scale ca. 1:170,000. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 24 x 77 cm.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1811
  • Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John Charles Frémont and other authorities /

    Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John C...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows area of U.S. west of the Continental Divide. Includes notes and "Profile of the travelling route from the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains to the Bay of San Francisco." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 84 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations

    This map of North America, according to ye newest and most ex...

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port Royal harbour.--The bay ...

    • Contributor: Moll, Herman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1715
  • A new map of the most considerable plantations of the English in America.

    A new map of the most considerable plantations of the English...

    Scale ca. 1:3,300,000. Insets: New Scotland.--I. of Jamaica.--I. of Barbados.--Bermudaz.--Carolina. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map 36 x 48 cm.

    • Contributor: Nicholls, Sutton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • The Russian discoveries from the map published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg.

    The Russian discoveries from the map published by the Imperia...

    "Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map and Printseller..." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 45 x 60 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1775
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. First state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • A new map of North America, from the latest discoveries 1778.

    A new map of North America, from the latest discoveries 1778.

    Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. map, 33 x 36 cm.

    • Contributor: Carver, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • Franquelin's map of Louisiana.

    Franquelin's map of Louisiana.

    "Reduced facsimile of MS. copy (made in Paris for Francis Parkman), now in the Library of Harvard University. The original, formerly in the Archives de la Marine, Paris, has been lost." From the Jesuit Relations, vol. 63, frontispiece. Facsimile. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1684] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 40 ...

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Map of the Red River in Louisiana from the Spanish camp where the exploring party of the U.S. was met by the Spanish troops to where it enters the Mississippi, reduced from the protracted courses and corrected to the latitude /

    Map of the Red River in Louisiana from the Spanish camp where...

    Also shows cities and towns, Indian settlements, and features in the region along the Red River. King's final work based on the Freeman-Curtis expedition of 1806. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy annotated in pencil in lower right corner DLC Copy imperfect: Taped on upper left portion and fold ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1975
  • Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States /

    Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States /

    Includes statistical figures, insets showing cotton district and British Isles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 36 x 41 cm.

    • Contributor: Steinwehr, A. Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and northwestern fur trade /

    Map of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Ro...

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Label pasted on, signed in black ink: Wash: Hood Capt. Topl. Engrs. LC copy annotated in pencil with extensive notes and revisions. "S. Doc. no. 470, 25 Con. 2 s." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Another issue includes the lines denoting coastal and interior waters not shown ...

    • Contributor: Hood, Washington
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • Central Brazil and the new Rio Theodoro.

    Central Brazil and the new Rio Theodoro.

    "Reproduced by permission, in revised form, from the Bulletin of the American Geographic Society for July, 1914." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 17 x 12 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1915
  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44 /

    Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the ...

    Relief shown by hachures. State 2: Does not include notes or Great Basin statement. Shows place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. LC Trails, no. 223 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. First state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with stains and holes at section edges. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1823
  • Map of the Washita river in Louisiana from the Hot Springs to the confluence of the Red River with the Mississippi /

    Map of the Washita river in Louisiana from the Hot Springs to...

    Oriented with North to the upper left corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 20 x 83 cm.

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • A new map of North America : from latest discoveries, 1778 /

    A new map of North America : from latest discoveries, 1778 /

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 32 x 36 cm.

    • Contributor: Carver, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • North western America, from Port Clarence to mouth of Kvichpak [sic] River /

    North western America, from Port Clarence to mouth of Kvichpa...

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink mounted on cloth. In crayon on verso: Ms. Norton Sound Kadin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 ms. map ; 62 x 84 cm.

    • Contributor: Kadin, M. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44 /

    Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the ...

    Relief shown by hachures. State 3: Includes notes, Great Basin statement, and place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. "Published in Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-44. By Brevet Captain J. C. Fremont ... Printed by order of the Senate ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • [Bend of the Missouri River].

    [Bend of the Missouri River].

    Pen-and-ink. Annotated in pencil: Bend of the Missouri, Long. 101 25ʺ-Lat. 47 32ʺ by Mr. Thomson, astronmer to the N.W. Company in 1798. On verso: A sketch of the north bend of the Missourie River. Gives number of warriors, houses and tents of six Mandan and Pawnee Indian villages in the vicinity of the junction of the Missouri and Knife Rivers. Available also through ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Discovering the legacy of Lewis and Clark : bicentennial commemoration 2003-2006 /

    Discovering the legacy of Lewis and Clark : bicentennial comm...

    Legend includes preparation, recruitment, exploration and homecoming, Indian reservations, Louisiana Purchase boundary, and Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes historical and descriptive text about the expedition and the historic trail. 1 map : col. ; on sheet 46 x 90 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 2003
  • Route and Surveys of the Southern Journey Party, 1908-09.

    Route and Surveys of the Southern Journey Party, 1908-09.

    From Geographical Journal, 1909. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 60 x 37 cm.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Eric
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • General Map showing the Explorations and Surveys of the Expedition, 1907-09.

    General Map showing the Explorations and Surveys of the Exped...

    From Geographical Journal, 1909. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 39 x 39 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River from astronomical and barometrical observations, surveys, and information.

    Hydrographical basin of the upper Mississippi River from astr...

    Scale 1:1,200,000. Relief shown by hachures. "Mountains engraved by E. F. Woodward, Phila." "Reduced and compiled under the direction of Col. J. J. Abert in the Bureau of the Corps of Topl. Engrs. by Lieut. W. H. Emory from the map published in 1842 and from other authorities in 1843. W. J. Stone, Sc." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Nicollet, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains /

    Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains /

    Relief shown by spot heights. Panel title: Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains : the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail commemorates one of our nation's grandest journeys of exploration. "This detailed map/brochure provides an historically accurate account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through the Rocky Mountains of western Montana and east-central Idaho." Includes inset of the complete trail and list of ...

    • Contributor: Saindon, Robert A.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1990
  • Preliminary map no. 1, (transcript of plane table sheets) of the country surveyed in 1874 by Party No. 1 /

    Preliminary map no. 1, (transcript of plane table sheets) of ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Above title: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological and Geographical survey of the territories, Second Division. J. W. Powell, geologist in charge. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; 77 x 42 cm.

    • Contributor: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • The Mississippi /

    The Mississippi /

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the ...

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1682
  • A map of Lewis and Clark's track across the western portion of North America, from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : by order of the executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6 /

    A map of Lewis and Clark's track across the western portion o...

    Scale ca. 1:4,400,000. Relief shown by hachures. Meridian: London and Washington. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 30 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue /

    Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue /

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 45 x 58 cm., on sheet 52 x 63 cm.

    • Contributor: Perrin Du Lac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Draught of the R. Ibbeville.

    Draught of the R. Ibbeville.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 37 x 17 cm.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [Atlas accompanying An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi and through the western parts of Louisiana to the sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun rivers.

    [Atlas accompanying An account of expeditions to the sources ...

    "Some copies [of An account] are accompanied by the six maps bound separately." Cf. Sabin 62836. Philips 11024 Copy 1 incomplete: missing all maps, but contains statistical sheets. DLC Copy 2 incomplete: missing Map of Internal Provinces of New Spain. DLC Copy 3 incomplete: missing Map of the Mississippi River. DLC Copy 3 includes "A map of Lewis and Clark's track." DLC Copy 4 ...

    • Contributor: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1810

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  • Boundary between the United States & Mexico agreed upon by the Joint Commission under the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo : surveyed in 1852-53 under the direction of Bvt. Major W.H. Emory, Corps of Topographical Engineers, Chief Astronomer and Surveyor.

    Boundary between the United States & Mexico agreed upon by th...

    "Published by authority of honble. Robert McClelland, Secretary of the Interior." "Drawn by F. Herbst & Thos. Jekyll." "Engr. by Selmar Siebert. Lettering by F. Courtenay." Some sheets annotated. Multiple editions of some sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, Edens, Empires : Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America, Library of Congress, 2003. ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • The 1562 Map of America --                        Discovery and Exploration

    The 1562 Map of America -- Discovery a...

    Created by Diego Gutiérrez The late fifteenth-century landfall by Christopher Columbus on the island of Guanahani, in the Bahamas, forced open the gates to a whole new world for the Spanish and other European explorers. America, as it came to be called, became the destination for numerous expeditions and adventures from 1492 onward. Through papal bulls in 1493 and the famous Treaty of Tordesillas ...

  • Louisiana.

    Louisiana.

    From Arrowsmith & Lewis New and Elegant General Atlas, 1804. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 25 x 20 cm.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • A chart of the internal part of Louisiana : including all the hitherto unexplored countries, lying between the River La Platte of the Missouri on the N., and the Red River on the S., the Mississippi east, and the mountains of Mexico west, with a part of New Mexico & the Province of Texas /

    A chart of the internal part of Louisiana : including all the...

    Scale ca. 1:2,450,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "Plate II." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. 1 map ; 45 x 39 cm.

    • Contributor: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1810
  • Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

    Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

    Shows boundaries of Missouri Territory. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 31 x 34 cm.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • A map of Mackenzie's track from Fort Chipewyan to the Pacific Ocean in 1793.

    A map of Mackenzie's track from Fort Chipewyan to the Pacific...

    "... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 55 x 61 cm.

    • Contributor: Mackenzie, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1801
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fourth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired by transfer from the U.S. State Department. DLC LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with some foxing, and torn along fold lines. Annotated in ink on verso: James Monroe Esq., from his ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • A draught of the Missisippi [sic] River from Balise up to Fort Chartres.

    A draught of the Missisippi [sic] River from Balise up to For...

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 3 maps ; 35 x 28 cm. or smaller.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

    [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain]

    Ink on paper. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50b Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus. DLC 2 ms. maps on one sheet ; both sides ; each 41 x 53 cm., sheet 41 x 53 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • [Map of the United States and Canada].

    [Map of the United States and Canada].

    Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Title from published version. Published version: Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada. New York : Harper & Brothers, 1847. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Pen-and-ink, colored ink, and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes indicating distribution of Native American populations, ...

    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired April, 1969 at the Streeter auction, Streeter catalog no. 3797. DLC LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with staining and foxing. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • [Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Missouri, to Mandan villages of North Dakota : used by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in their 1804 expedition up Missouri River].

    [Map of Missouri River and vicinity from Saint Charles, Misso...

    Date from accompanying text. Relief shown by symbols for "Black Mountains" or Black Hills. Some place names in both English and French. Based on surveys up to the Mandan-Hidatsa villages by James Mackay and John Evans. Longitudinal errors, at least in part, account for map not being drawn to scale. Prime meridian: Paris [?]. Pen-and-ink. Some pen-and-ink annotations made after 1798. Map backed with ...

    • Contributor: Finiels, Nicolas De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Third state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired on exchange, in 1937 from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. DLC LC copy quartered and mounted on cloth backing, with a repaired tear through the title area. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Chart to illustrate the paper on the drift of the "Endurance".

    Chart to illustrate the paper on the drift of the "Endurance".

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map, col., 29 x 30 cm.

    • Contributor: Wordie, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route.

    Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississipp...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show Indian reservations and military departments, and colored flags to show military establishments. Two copies. Copy 1 has brown flags and is sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 has red and brown flags. Incorporates note and surveys added after Jan. 8, 1858. Shows Indian tribal locations, military ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

    Missouri territory formerly Louisiana.

    Shows boundaries of Missouri Territory depicted differently from other copies (42nd and 49th parallels) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 31 x 34 cm.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers and their tributaries /

    Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers and their tributar...

    Shows geology. "To accompany a report to the Bureau of Topographical Engineers. Lt. Col. Hartman Bache in charge." "Engraved in the Engineer Bureau, War Dept." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited in The Earth revealed: aspects of geologic mapping, July 10, 1989-Jan. 7, 1990 DLC 1 map : hand col. ; 67 x 105 cm.

    • Contributor: Hayden, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Map of the route passed over by an expedition into the Indian country in 1832 to the source of the Mississippi /

    Map of the route passed over by an expedition into the Indian...

    Relief shown by hachures. Bar scale incorrect. Note in manuscript ink on paper affixed to verso: "To accompany the claim of H.R. Schoolcraft. The country coloured green lies west & north of the [Michigan superintendance?]." Additional note in manuscript ink, in a different hand and on different paper, affixed to verso: "Sub-[illegible]. 'K'." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Drayton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • Virginia /

    Virginia /

    Sixth state. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Accompanied by 2 exhibit notes and LC jacket note. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 32 x 41 cm.

    • Contributor: Smith, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1624
  • Route and Surveys of the South Magnetic Polar Party, 1908-09.

    Route and Surveys of the South Magnetic Polar Party, 1908-09.

    From Geographical Journal, 1909. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 48 x 33 cm.

    • Contributor: Mawson, Douglas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • [North America from the Mississippi River to the Pacific, between the 35th and 60th parallers of latitude].

    [North America from the Mississippi River to the Pacific, bet...

    Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See also: Geographical review, vol. 1, p. 330, May 1916. LC Annual report, 1925, p. 86. See also: Wheat. Mapping the transmississippi West, no. 243. 1 map : ms., col. ; 42 x 50 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Carta de los descrubrimientos hechos en la costa N.O. de la America Septentrional.

    Carta de los descrubrimientos hechos en la costa N.O. de la A...

    Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : ms. ; on sheet 69 x 80 cm.

    • Contributor: Bodega Y Cuadra, Juan De La
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • Hudson's Bay's country /

    Hudson's Bay's country /

    Also covers northern United States. Relief shown pictorially. Copy of a manuscript map from the the Archives of the Hudson's Bay Company. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : ms., col. ; 44 x 62 cm. + text ([1] leaf : ms. ; 41 x 36 cm.)

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Report upon United States Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian /

    Report upon United States Geographical surveys west of the on...

    A. A. Humphreys, chief of engineers until June 1879. Succeeded by H. G. Wright. Date of publication for vol. 2. Astronomy and barometric hypsometry: 1877 (t.p.) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. v. <1, 3, 6-7) : ill., maps (some col.) ; 30 cm.

    • Contributor: Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1889

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  • A new map of Texas, Oregon and California.

    A new map of Texas, Oregon and California.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 54 x 59 cm.

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • A Map of the United States and part of Louisiana.

    A Map of the United States and part of Louisiana.

    From: A New system of modern geography, B. Davies, 1805. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 20 x 26 cm.

    • Contributor: Davies, Benjamin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Map of the Trans-Mississippi of the United States during the period of the American fur trade as conducted from St. Louis between the years 1807 and 1843.

    Map of the Trans-Mississippi of the United States during the ...

    From: History of the Fur Trade of the Far West, by H.M. Chittenden, vol. 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 49 x 49 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1902
  • The New England coasting pilot from Sandy Point of New York, unto Cape Canso in Nova Scotia and part of Island Breton : with the courses and distances from place to place, and towns on the Sea-Board : harbours, bays, islands, roads, rocks, sands, the setting and flowing of tides and currents, with several other directions of great advantage to this part of navigation in North America /

    The New England coasting pilot from Sandy Point of New York, ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. The year of publication has not been established conclusively. Cf. Le Gear, Clara Egli. "The New England Coasting pilot of Cyprian Southack." Imago mundi xi (1954): 137-144. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has title altered with manuscript notation in ink to read: The New England coasting pilot ...

    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1734

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  • Plan of the N.W. frontier /

    Plan of the N.W. frontier /

    Shows the Mississippi River from St. Anthony Falls to St. Louis, the Missouri River west to South Dakota, the Illinois River east to Lake Michigan, and tributaries. Title from verso. Gift; Woodbury Blair, Minna Blair Richey, Gist Blair, and Montgomery Blair; 1903. Pen-and-ink, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis ...

    • Contributor: Clark, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1813
  • A map of part of the continent of North America : between the 35th and 51st degrees of north latitude, and extending from 89⁰ degrees of west longitude to the Pacific Ocean /

    A map of part of the continent of North America : between the...

    Relief shown by shading. Covers western North America, from Lake Michigan and Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean, including southern Canada and northern Mexico. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Note from map folder: Map was copied from a sketch by William Clark, not one by Meriwether Lewis as indicated in the title. Copy ...

    • Contributor: Clark, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John Charles Frémont and other authorities /

    Map of Oregon and upper California from the surveys of John C...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Hand colored. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Annotated on verso in black ink: California & Oregon 1848. Millard Fillmore. DLC Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Shows area of U.S. west of the Continental Divide. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes and "Profile of the travelling route from the ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • United States topographical and geological survey of Green River : No 1 preliminary map of Green River from Green River station to Uintah River.

    United States topographical and geological survey of Green Ri...

    Relief shown by hachures. At top of map: Scale of miles 2 miles to the inch. Mounted on cloth backing. Map resulting from Powell expedition, 1871. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 60 x 32 cm.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

    [Portolan chart of the Mediterranean and connecting seas].

    Portolan chart with seaport names given for all coastlines. Does not cover Black Sea. Title devised by cataloguer. Oriented with north to the right (indicated by fleurs-de-lys). Contains 11 compass roses in a circle centered on Sicily, 2 additional roses in Iberia, and rhumb lines connecting all roses and some central points without roses. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (brown) and dark watercolors. LC Nautical charts on ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1550
  • Louisiana.

    Louisiana.

    From: Carey's General atlas of the world and quarters. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; 39 x 43 cm.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • The United States.

    The United States.

    Arkansas Museum #11510 #3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 50 x 53 cm.

    • Contributor: Strong, Ezra Baldwin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Sixth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing their several communications with the navigable waters of the new province on the river Ohio.

    A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing t...

    Scale ca. 1:950,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map 60 x 81 cm.

    • Contributor: Ballendine, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 /

    Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this pre...

    Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. 1 map on 4 sheets ; 80 x 95 cm., sheets 53 x 43 cm. or smaller.

    • Contributor: Herrman, Augustine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1673
  • A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c.

    A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, c...

    Scale ca. 1:21,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Glocester." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink: This is map no. 39 of Edward Well's A new sett of maps. fol. London 1722. map 37 x 50 cm.

    • Contributor: Burghers, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1722
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired in April 1969 at Streeter collection auction. DLC LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, and discolored. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • A map shewing the communication of the lakes and the rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America.

    A map shewing the communication of the lakes and the rivers b...

    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: London. In upper right corner: Gent. Mag. March 1790. Pt. I, p. 197. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; 20 x 24 cm., on sheet 21 x 24 cm.

    • Contributor: Pond, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Third state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, and torn along fold lines. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • George Washington's map, accompanying his "journal to the Ohio", 1754.

    George Washington's map, accompanying his "journal to the Ohi...

    Title annotated. DLC Facsimile from Massachusetts' Historical Society Collections, vol. 61. Reproduced in The George Washington Atlas, 1932, plate 11. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 48 x 38 cm.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1927
  • A map of America between latitudes 40 and 70 north and longitudes 45 and 180 west exhibiting Mackenzie's track from Montreal to Fort Chipewyan & from thence to the north sea in 1789 & to the west Pacific Ocean in 1793.

    A map of America between latitudes 40 and 70 north and longit...

    "... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : hand col. ; 43 x 78 cm.

    • Contributor: Mackenzie, Alexander
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1801
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fourth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired in April 1969 at Streeter Collection auction. DLC LC copy in 5 parts and mounted on cloth backing. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Chart of the Galapagos /

    Chart of the Galapagos /

    Also shows routes of expeditions. "... published 1st January 1798 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 75 x 56 cm.

    • Contributor: Colnett, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • A map of the discoveries of Capt. Lewis & Clark from the Rockey Mountain and the River Lewis to the Cap of Disappointement or the Coloumbia River at the north Pacific Ocean /

    A map of the discoveries of Capt. Lewis & Clark from the Rock...

    Relief shown pictorially. Meridians: London and Philadelphia. Ink and watercolor, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Scanned surrogate in vault available for reference. Imperfect: Mended horizontal tear across upper west section, smaller mended tear from middle of west edge, some losses on ...

    • Contributor: Frazer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1807
  • Map of the territory west of the Rocky Mountains /

    Map of the territory west of the Rocky Mountains /

    Relief shown by hachures. From: The Rocky Mountains; or, scenes, incidents, and adventures in the far west; digested from the journal of Captain B. L. E. Bonneville, of the Army of the United States, and illustrated from various other sources. Wheat, C.I. Mapping of the transmississippi West, 424 Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, ...

    • Contributor: Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America /

    A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior part...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows points of interest, aids to navigation, and historical information. Appears in Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo; or, dictionary of America & West Indies, 1816. Exhibition: Mapping the North American Plains, Aug. 10-Oct 10, 1983, DLC Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. DLC Available also ...

    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • About this Collection --                        Discovery and Exploration

    About this Collection -- Discovery and...

    This category documents the discovery and exploration with both manuscripts and published maps. Many of these maps reflect the European Age of Discoveries, dating from the late 15th century to the 17th century when Europeans were concerned primarily with determining the outline of the continents as they explored and mapped the coastal areas and the major waterways. Also included are 18th and 19th century ...

  • Map of the United States including Louisiana.

    Map of the United States including Louisiana.

    Engraved by James D. Stout. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, v. 2, 326 Phillips. Maps of America p. 879 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 46 x 57 cm.

    • Contributor: Darby, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • A new map of Virginia, Mary-Land, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey.

    A new map of Virginia, Mary-Land, and the improved parts of P...

    Relief shown pictorially. Watermarks: AB; [fleur-de-lis]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold line, mounted on cloth backing. DLC Statement of dedication at foot of title: Most humbly inscrib'd to the Right Hon. the Earl of Orkney &ct., Knight of ye most Noble and Anciet [sic] Order of ye Thistle. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1719
  • Chart of the Pacific Ocean.

    Chart of the Pacific Ocean.

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 22 x 35 cm.

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • [Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region] /

    [Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region] /

    Shows territories of various North American Indian tribes. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and colored ink. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 709 Cohen, Paul E. Mapping the West, p. 160-1 Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: De Smet, Pierre Jean
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • [Lewis and Clark map, with annotations in brown ink by Meriwether Lewis, tracing showing the Mississippi, the Missouri for a short distance above Kansas, Lakes Michigan, Superior, and Winnipeg, and the country onwards to the Pacific].

    [Lewis and Clark map, with annotations in brown ink by Meriwe...

    Pen and ink. Author information provided by Prof. Donald Jackson, 1/12/1977. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. See also: pp. 97-103 of Allen's Passage through the garden (F592.7.A48 G&M RR) See also: Geographical review, vol. 1, p. 220, May 1916. LC Annual report, 1925, p. 85. See also: Wheat. Mapping the transmississippi West, no. 239. American Treasures ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1803
  • A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America /

    A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior part...

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rivers added east of the Rocky Mountains, 900 L. 450 Lat.," from Tooley's Printed maps of America. In lower margin: London: Published Jan. 1, 1795 by A. Arrowsmith, No. 24 Rathbone Place. Includes notes. Tooley. Printed maps of America 137 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: hole in center. ...

    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto /

    A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Sp...

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Title from plate 17. Originally published as 1 map on 20 sheets. LC copy bound. Index map bound-in. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 569 Sheet of paper (25 x 19 cm.) listing the numbered plates mounted on preliminary leaf. On title cartouche (plate 17): C. Lempriere inv. & del., B. Baron, sculp. Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Popple, Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1733

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  • Atlas of the Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition : during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 /

    Atlas of the Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedit...

    Atlas accompanies text volumes of The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition by Charles Wilkes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 3 imperfect: Covers missing. DLC Track map -- Map of the Antarctic continent -- Map of the Feejee group -- Map of the Oregon Territory -- Map of the Southeast portion of Hawaii. ...

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844

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  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous Bri...

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fifth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired by transfer from the U.S. State Department, 3/7/37. DLC LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, and stained. 1 map : hand col. ; 88 x 145 cm.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • Map of the country about the Mississippi.

    Map of the country about the Mississippi.

    Not drawn to scale. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows area from Lake Erie to the mouth of the Ohio River. Also mounted on sheet, in same handwriting as map, 2 sheets, one of questions, one of information relating to the map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 775 Available also through the Library of ...

    • Contributor: Chegeree
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1755
  • Map of the world with the most recent discoveries.

    Map of the world with the most recent discoveries.

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : ms., col. ; 2 hemispheres each 32 cm. in diam., on sheet 40 x 68 cm.

    • Contributor: Van Schaack, Mary
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1811
  • The United States of America, with the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland ...

    The United States of America, with the British possessions of...

    Also the Spanish Territories of Louisiana and Florida according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace ... 20th of Jan. 1783. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map : col. ; 45 x 50 cm.

    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • The coast of Florida from the Dry Tortugas to the old Cape /

    The coast of Florida from the Dry Tortugas to the old Cape /

    Scale ca. 1:440,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on vellum. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes numbered index and navigational and descriptive notes. Notes on watering places and glossary on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. col. map on sheet 69 x 81 cm.

    • Contributor: Braddock, David Cutler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • A map of Lewis and Clark's track, across the western portion of North America from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : by order of the executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6 /

    A map of Lewis and Clark's track, across the western portion ...

    Scale ca. 1:4,300,000. Relief shown by hachures. Meridian: London and Washington. From Lewis, Meriwether, History of the expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clark, 1814. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 30 x 70 cm.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Map of the Oregon Territory.

    Map of the Oregon Territory.

    Reprint by U.S.H.O., ca. 1871. No. 135 in lower right corner. Engraved by Geo. E. Sherman. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 1 map ; 55 x 86 cm.

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Country drained by the Mississippi /

    Country drained by the Mississippi /

    Relief shown by hachures. Sheets contain profile diagram. From: James, Edwin. Account of an expedition from Pittsburg to the Rocky Mountains. 1823. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Western section -- Eastern section. In: Wheat, C. I. Mapping Transmississippi West, v. 2, facing p.80. 2 maps ; x cm.

    • Contributor: Long, Stephen Harriman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1823