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  • 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.

    • Contributor: Wordie, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • Routen-aufnahme der Expedition Von den Steinen von Cuyabá biz zum Rio Batovy.

    Routen-aufnahme der Expedition Von den Steinen von Cuyabá biz...

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

    • Contributor: Clauss, Otto
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi]: dressée sur un grand nombre de mémoires entrautres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire /

    Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi [i.e. Mississ...

    Covers United States from Rio Grande River to Hudson River. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Item 46 in LC Kohl exhibition, Mar. to June 1993. Phillips. Maps of America. Includes notes. Inset: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la Rivie. S. Louis et de la Mobile. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth ...

    • Contributor: L'Isle, Guillaume De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1718
  • 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. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Ballendine, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • 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
  • [Rasquño de las provincias de la Nuevo Mexico /

    [Rasquño de las provincias de la Nuevo Mexico /

    Black and white photograph of manuscript map in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Shows the travel of Juan de Oñate through northern Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas between 1598 and 1602. Title from verso of original. Unpublished facsimile. Original version: 1602? 1 ms. map. Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Simancas. Descubrimientos. Nuevo Mexico. Descubrimientos, descripciones y poblaciones del Nuevo ...

    • Contributor: Martínez, Enrico
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1906
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • [Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de Panuco hasta el cabo de Santa Elena ...].

    [Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coast from the vicinity of the Cape Fear River in North Carolina of the United States, location of Indian settlements, and lakes and rivers in the region to the Pánuco River in Mexico; the interior is as far north as the latitude of the Tennessee River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...

    • Contributor: Santa Cruz, Alonso De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1977
  • A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America : with the tracks of His Majesty's sloop Discovery and armed tender Chatham /

    A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America : with the ...

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. In upper right corner: 5. Insets: Entrance of Columbia River -- Gray's Harbour -- Port Discovery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Vancouver, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • Carte générale du territoire d'Orléans comprenant aussi la Floride Occidentale et une portion du territoire du Mississipi /

    Carte générale du territoire d'Orléans comprenant aussi la Fl...

    Relief shown by form lines. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Map in 4 sections mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Copy 1 black-and-white annotated in red ink; copy 2 col. and copy 3 black-and-white without annotations.

    • Contributor: Lafon, Barthélémy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1806
  • Nouvelle decouverte de plusieurs nations dans la Nouvelle France en l'année 1673 et 1674.

    Nouvelle decouverte de plusieurs nations dans la Nouvelle Fra...

    From the Jesuit Relations, vol. 59, p. facing 86. 8 x 10 film negative available in G&M Reading Room. Part of the Missisippi River exhibit. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1674] Facsimile. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Joliet, Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. /

    La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1720
  • Novi Belgii Novæque Angliæ : nec non partis Virginiæ tabula multis in locis emendata /

    Novi Belgii Novæque Angliæ : nec non partis Virginiæ tabula m...

    Stokes, Iconography, p. 147 (vol. 1), lists dates as 1651-55. See Map collectors circle, #24. Phillips, 465 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes view "Nieuw Amsterdam op t eylant Manhattans." Vault

    • Contributor: Visscher, Nicolaes
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 169?
  • Carta de la Provincia de Quito y de sus adjacentes /

    Carta de la Provincia de Quito y de sus adjacentes /

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "En que la costa desde la Boca de Esmeraldas hasta Tunaco con la Derrota de Quito al Marañon, por una senda de à pie de Baños à Canelos, y el curso de los Rios Bobonac̦a y Pastac̦a van delineados sobre las proprias demarcaciones del difunto autor." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Maldonado, Pedro
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1750
  • 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.

    • 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. In: Wheat, C. I. Mapping Transmississippi West, v. 2, facing p.80.

    • Contributor: Long, Stephen Harriman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1823
  • 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. Phillips, 3245

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

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  • 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 Copy imperfect: Taped on upper left portion and fold line ...

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1975
  • Voyage dans l'Amérique Septentrionale,

    Voyage dans l'Amérique Septentrionale,

    Phillips, 1214 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Collot, Georges Henri Victor
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1826

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  • [Map of the Peninsula of Florida].

    [Map of the Peninsula of Florida].

    Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands from Rio de las Flores and includes coastline, coastal features, and pictorial representation of palm trees along the Atlantic Coast near St. Augustine with most of geographic names in Spanish. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1639
  • Geological and geographical atlas of Colorado and portions of adjacent territory,

    Geological and geographical atlas of Colorado and portions of...

    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.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877

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  • Derrotero hecho por Antonia Vélez y Escalante, misionero para mejor conocimiento de las misiones, pueblos de indios y presidios que se hallan en el Camino de Monterrey a Santa Fe de Nuebo Mexico.

    Derrotero hecho por Antonia Vélez y Escalante, misionero para...

    Covers sections of Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Vélez Y Escalante, Antonio
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • 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. 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississippi ...

    Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississippi ...

    2nd State. [Blueprint is 3rd State] Colonial America. See English translation in Senex's New General Atlas, 1721, dedicated to Wm. Law. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Dummies made for North America, Mississippi River & Valley, and Louisiana. Another copy filed in Lowery Coll., no. 288. [1st State] Wheat #99. 3 Copies, (one original, one reduced photo ...

    • Contributor: L'Isle, Guillaume De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1718
  • Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

    Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

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

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1764
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • Chart of the Pacific Ocean.

    Chart of the Pacific Ocean.

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

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 18??
  • [Map of California shown as an island].

    [Map of California shown as an island].

    Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1650
  • An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801.

    An Indian map of the Upper-Missouri, 1801.

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. English. Some place names in Blackfoot. Copied from a map in the London archives of the Hudson Bay Company. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Map and two sections of notes mounted on paper mounted on cloth. Vault

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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
  • Descripsion des costs, pts., rades, illes de la Nouuele France faict selon son vray méridien : avec la déclinaison de la ment de plussieurs endrois selon que le sieur de Castes le franc le démontre en son liure de la mécométrie de l'emnt. /

    Descripsion des costs, pts., rades, illes de la Nouuele Franc...

    Shows coast of North America from western Nova Scotia to Cape Cod. Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Henry Harrisse; 1910. Pen-and-ink with green wash. Vellum chart collection, no. 15. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 15 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of longitude calculations in upper right corner, title cartouche, and decorative scale not specifying measurement. ...

    • Contributor: Champlain, Samuel De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1607
  • 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. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Carte réduite des découvertes des Russes, entre l'Asie et l'Amerique.

    Carte réduite des découvertes des Russes, entre l'Asie et l'A...

    Prévost ed., 1747. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Prévost
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1747
  • Carte du Lac Champlain depuis le Fort Chambly jusqu'a celuyde St. Fréderic.

    Carte du Lac Champlain depuis le Fort Chambly jusqu'a celuyde...

    Shows landowners along the shore of Lake Champlain. Pen and ink and colored ink. Similar to map created by Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de Léry in 1732. Oriented with north to the right. At top of title cartouche: J R. Includes inset of Fort Chambly with ill. and inset of Fort St. Fréderic with ill. Mounted on paper, mounted on cloth. Minor staining throughout. Several pinholes ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1740
  • [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. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 179?
  • 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. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Perrin Du Lac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • 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. LC copy in 5 parts and mounted on cloth backing. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • 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
  • 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. Vault

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired in 1937 in exchange with Godfrey F. Eyler. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, discolored, and torn on fold lines. Inscribed in ink on verso: General Land Office, June 22, 1820. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northern Peru with the Galapagos Islands].

    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Guatemala to northe...

    Spanish. Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, blue, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 28 LC Nautical charts on vellum, 9 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1565
  • Louisiana.

    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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Marshall, Eric
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • [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
  • Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel qu'il est présentement : [Louisiana] /

    Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows buildings, internal facilities, and surrounding area. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil in lower left margin: 84482. A progress report on construction of a fortification on the east bank of the Mississippi River below New Orleans. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 949 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Batz, Alexandre De.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749
  • 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. Vault

    • Contributor: Bodega Y Cuadra, Juan De La
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1792
  • 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. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 96-8 Vault

    • Contributor: Steinwehr, A. Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • 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. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1; 700/3

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1811
  • The United States.

    The United States.

    Arkansas Museum #11510 #3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Strong, Ezra Baldwin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • 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
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Mawson, Douglas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • 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 some sections are detached from the whole. Damage to the map in the area of northern Ohio has obscured place names. Vault Acquisitions control no. 93-12

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Carte de la Nouvelle France,

    Carte de la Nouvelle France,

    Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Manuscript, pencil and pen-and-ink. "Rather more than 1/4 of the whole map." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Index to points of interest on verso. Accompanied by manuscript text. [4] p. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Thoreau, Henry David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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
  • George Washington's map, accompanying his "journal to the Ohio", 1754.

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

    Title annotated. 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. 4 copies. Copy 2 includes pencil annotations. Copy 3 is a photographic reproduction. Copy 4 is a negative photostat.

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1927
  • 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
  • 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. Vault

    • 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. 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
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1823
  • 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
  • [Map of the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico].

    [Map of the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico].

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows coastal features, administrative districts, and settlements on the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of the ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1639
  • Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descriptio /

    Americae sive qvartae orbis partis nova et exactissima descri...

    Covers North and South America with the adjacent seas. Relief shown pictorially. From the Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress, no. 1303. Originally printed on 6 sheets. Described in Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, v. 6, no. 3 (May 1949), p. 18-20. Includes texts in cartouche, statements of dedication, coats-of-arms, ill. of allegorical figure "Victoria", and ill. of sailing ships at sea and ...

    • Contributor: Gutiérrez, Diego
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1562
  • 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. 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 embellished ...

    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1719
  • Les costes aux environs de la rivière de Misisipi : découvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699 /

    Les costes aux environs de la rivière de Misisipi : découvert...

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows locations of Indian villages found by La Salle during his explorations of the coastal areas of the United States. From: L'Atlas curieux / N. de Fer. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text entitled "Description de la Découverte du Missisipi, par N. de Fer" and ill. in title area.

    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1701
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Carey, Mathew
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • Carte de la riviere Longue : et de quelques autres, qui se dechargent dans le grand fleuve de Missisipi [sic] ... ; Carte que les Gnacsitares : ont dessine sur des paux de cerfs ...

    Carte de la riviere Longue : et de quelques autres, qui se de...

    Map 1 covers area of Minnesota River, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Mississippi River south to Saint Louis. Map 2 covers the area west of the Minnesota River. Both maps drawn within same neat lines, divided by parallel dashed lines with caption "Separation des ces deux cartes." Appears in author's Mémoires de l'Amérique septentrionale, v. 2, of his Nouveaux voyages, La Haye, 1703. Described ...

    • Contributor: Lahontan, Louis Armand De Lom D'Arce
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1703
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Smith, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1624
  • 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
  • Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus /

    Peruuiae avriferæ regionis typus /

    Shows portion of Central America, northwestern South America, southern United States, and coast of Tamaulipas in Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Theatrum orbis terrarum. Includes ill. Text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • 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. Vault

    • Contributor: Herrman, Augustine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1673
  • Draught of the R. Ibbeville.

    Draught of the R. Ibbeville.

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

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • The coast of Florida from the Dry Tortugas to the old Cape /

    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
  • 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
  • [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile].

    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern ...

    Spanish? Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, brown, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes. Vault

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1500
  • Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers and their tributaries: explored by Capt. W.F. Raynolds, Topl. Engrs. and 1st. Lieut. H. E. Maynadier, 10th. Infy. Assistant. 1859-60  /

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

    Relief shown by hachures. From Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate of February 13, 1866, the report of Brevet Brigadier General W.F. Raynolds, on the exploration of the Yellowstone and the country drained by that river. July 19, 1867. -- Read; ordered to lie on the table. Motion to print referred to the Committee on ...

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • [Mississippi river, with Ohio, Rock, Iowa River de Moins, Missouri, White, and Arkansas rivers, and part of the Red River].

    [Mississippi river, with Ohio, Rock, Iowa River de Moins, Mis...

    Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. Includes 7 "Indian boundary lines." In lower left corner in pencil: 91. On verso: Transferred from Interior Department, Office of Indian Affairs. Jan. 7, 1925. In lower right corner on verso: St. no. 5811-3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale /

    Carte de la decouverte faite l'an 1673 dans l'Amerique Septen...

    Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Marquette, Jacques
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1681
  • 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

    • Contributor: Hayden, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • [Rough sketch showing the Mississippi River from its junction with the Ohio to a little below Memphis].

    [Rough sketch showing the Mississippi River from its junction...

    Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink sketch with numerous notations on the east bank of the Mississippi. "Wolf Isld." and "Big Island" are named. Condition imperfect: Foxed, torn and missing small internal sections at fold lines, fragile (cut in center), mounted on cloth backing. Illegible writing on verso of map covered by cloth backing with cut to form a flap: Record of .... .... (illegible) ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1800
  • 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
  • La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. /

    La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, ...

    Relief shown pictorially. McLaughlin, G. Mapping of California as an island, 196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault 2 copies; copy 2 is b&w

    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1720
  • [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
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Darby, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • 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.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • 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. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • 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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  • 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, Exhibition: 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 ...

    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • [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
  • 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.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et Americi Vespucii alioru[m]que lustrationes.

    Universalis cosmographia secundum Ptholomaei traditionem et A...

    Relief shown pictorially. First document known to name America. Red ink grid on 2 sheets. Text applied over blank areas on 2 sheets. Manuscript annotations in the margin of 1 sheet. All sheets bear a watermark of a triple pointed crown. Two stamps on verso of upper left hand sheet: Fürstl. Waldburg Wolfegg'sches Kupferstichkabinett -- Furstl. Waldbg. Wolf. Bibliothek. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis ...

    • Contributor: Waldseemüller, Martin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1507
  • 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. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Venezuela, cum parte Auftrali Novae Andalausiae.

    Venezuela, cum parte Auftrali Novae Andalausiae.

    Place names in Spanish. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies; 1 copy as of 07/27/98 Vault

    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

    Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans.

    Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Shows block numbers and location of existing buildings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with northwest at top. Copy annotated in pencil at bottom: 142566. Accompanied by: A list of residents keyed by letter and number in pocket. Xerox, 36 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of points of ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1722