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  • 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. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Carver, Jonathan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1781
  • 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 ...

    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. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto /

    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 - Toms, W. H. (William Henry) - Seale, Richard William - Lemprière, C. (Clement) - Baron, Bernard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1733

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  • A map shewing the communication of the lakes and the rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America.

    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.

    • Contributor: Pond, Peter
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1790
  • Louisiana.

    From: Carey's General atlas of the world and quarters. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44 /

    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 - Abert, John James - Fillmore, Millard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844
  • The United States of America, with the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland ...

    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.

    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • Map of the route passed over by an expedition into the Indian country in 1832 to the source of the Mississippi /

    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 - Allen, James - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • Preliminary map no. 1, (transcript of plane table sheets) of the country surveyed in 1874 by Party No. 1 /

    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.

    • Contributor: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) - Powell, John Wesley - Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers and their tributaries /

    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

    • Contributor: Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer) - Hayden, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1859-18
  • Geological and geographical atlas of Colorado and portions of adjacent territory,

    Description and contents may be found in "Catalogue and index of the publications of the Hayden, King, Powell, and Wheeler surveys ... by L.F. Schmeckebier. 1904." (U.S. Geological survey. Bulletin no. 222) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) - Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877

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  • 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.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Eric (Eric Stewart) - Shackleton, Ernest Henry - Marshall, Eric
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • A draught of the Missisippi [sic] River from Balise up to Fort Chartres.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    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. 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 friend, ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Monroe, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • The coast of Florida from the Dry Tortugas to the old Cape /

    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. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1624 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 867 Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3

    • Contributor: Braddock, David Cutler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • Map of the Mississippi River from its source to the mouth of the Missouri.

    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. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/3

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Pike, Zebulon Montgomery - Nau, Anthony - Shallus, Francis - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1811
  • Report upon United States Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian /

    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. Form AACR2: ga10 2004-03-02

    • Contributor: Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) - Wheeler, George M. (George Montague) - Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Wright, Horatio Gouverneur
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1889

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  • Louisiana.

    From Arrowsmith & Lewis New and Elegant General Atlas, 1804. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Arrowsmith, Aaron
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • Map of the Washita river in Louisiana from the Hot Springs to the confluence of the Red River with the Mississippi /

    Oriented with North to the upper left corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • 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
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    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.

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • General Map showing the Explorations and Surveys of the Expedition, 1907-09.

    From Geographical Journal, 1909. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Shackleton, Ernest Henry
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    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. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1823
  • Discovering the legacy of Lewis and Clark : bicentennial commemoration 2003-2006 /

    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.

    • Contributor: Lewis, Meriwether - Clark, William - Muhly, Frank - Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 2003