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  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Long, Stephen Harriman
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1823
  • Carte de la rivière de Mississipi : sur les mémoires de Mr. Le Sueur qui en a pris avec la boussole tous les tours et detours depuis la mer jusqu'à la rivière St. Pierre, et a pris la hauteur du pole en plusieurs endroits /

    Carte de la rivière de Mississipi : sur les mémoires de Mr. L...

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows cities and towns and features in the region along the Mississippi River. In lower right corner: Archives du Dépôt des cartes et plans de ...

    • Contributor: L'Isle, Guillaume De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1702
  • 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, ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron
    • 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. First state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned ...

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

    • Contributor: Darby, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Discovery and Exploration

    Discovery and Exploration

    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 ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages
  • 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. DLC Phillips. Maps of America. Includes ...

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

    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1719
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • 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. ...

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

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • 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
  • Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

    Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529.

    Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through ...

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1840
  • 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. 1 map : hand col. ; 45 ...

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

    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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 ...

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

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

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

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • [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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1589
  • [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. 1 map : ms., col. ; 48 x 69 cm.

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1650
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Champlain, Samuel De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1607
  • Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

    Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier.

    Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1670
  • [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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Braddock, David Cutler
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1756
  • 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. 1 map : ms., ...

    • Contributor: Vélez Y Escalante, Antonio
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1777
  • [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 & ...

    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1847
  • Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e mezures : delahun boch al altre de tots los presents bochs nnomenats los quals son cap e regiment de la mercadoria hordenat : [Mediterraneo e Europa] /

    Asiento present hordenat a payon les responsions dels pezos e...

    Diagrammatic map of weights and measures in use in 27 Mediterranean and European seaports. Oriented with north to the right. Each port city is represented by a vignette of a prominent local ...

    • Contributor: Domenech, Arnald
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1484
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814
  • L'hydrographie françoise : recueil des cartes générales et particulières qui ont éte faites pour le service des vaisseaux du roy, par ordre des Ministres de la marine, depuis 1737, jusqu'en 1765.

    L'hydrographie françoise : recueil des cartes générales et pa...

    Phillips, 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 v. : maps, 67 cm.

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1737
  • 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. ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 2003
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • [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 ...

    • Contributor: Santa Cruz, Alonso De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1977
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1896
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: Ortelius, Abraham
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1584
  • Carte geographiqve de la novvelle Franse

    Carte geographiqve de la novvelle Franse

    Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Manuscript, pencil and pen-and-ink. Includes illus., index to points of interest, and text. Accompanied by manuscript text. [4] p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...

    • Contributor: Thoreau, Henry David - [Thoreau, Henry David]
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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. ; ...

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

    • Contributor: United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1868
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: Nicollet, J. N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1843
  • 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: ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1722
  • 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
  • [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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1822
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Smith, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1624
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1682
  • Amérique septentrionale /

    Amérique septentrionale /

    Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. Mounted on cloth backing. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). First state: Lacks shading ...

    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1650
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Kadin, M. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Burghers, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1722
  • 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. 1 map ; 14 x 34 cm.

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

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

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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. Sixth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1915
  • 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Bonneville, Benjamin Louis Eulalie De
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1848
  • Texas /

    Texas /

    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington, Greenwich, Paris, and Ferro. In upper left corner: Myer's Handatlas. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 1 map ...

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Charte von den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America nebst Louisiana : nach Murdochischer projection entworfen nach den neuesten astronomischen ortsbestimmungen /

    Charte von den Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-America nebst Lou...

    Relief shown in hachures. Covers the area east of the Red River from Lake Superior to Gulf of Mexico to New Brunswick. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress ...

    • Contributor: Güssefeld, F. L.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1805
  • 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 ...

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

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

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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. LC copy sectioned ...

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

    • Contributor: King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1975
  • Travajo personal que en la inspesion de esta corta obra tubo el Ro. Pe. F.  Juan Miguel Menchero como Visitador General de la Nueva Mexico y lo dedica a el Exmo. Sr. Dn. Juan Franco. Guemes y Orcasitas Virrei, Gobernador y Capitan General de Nueva Espana para que su ex proteja su major incremento de estas misiones.

    Travajo personal que en la inspesion de esta corta obra tubo ...

    Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and legend. Covers the territory from Santa Fé west to the Colorado River and south to the Chihuaha. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...

    • Contributor: Menchero, Juan Miguel
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1744
  • 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. 1 map : col. ; 39 x 50 cm.

    • Contributor: Clauss, Otto
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1883
  • 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
  • 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 ...

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

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  • [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 ...

    • Contributor: De Smet, Pierre Jean
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1851
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • 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. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy of ...

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

    • Contributor: Herrman, Augustine
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1673
  • Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le village sauvage jusqu'au dessous du Detour aux Angloix, des lacs Pontchartrain & Maurepas & des rivières & bayouc qui y aboutissent /

    Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le vil...

    Shows the Mississippi River in the vicinity of New Orleans from Colapissas to English Turn, lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, location of Native American settlements, fortifications, and natural features. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Copy ...

    • Contributor: Saucier, F.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1749
  • 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. 1 map : col.; 36 x 47 cm.

    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1630
  • 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
  • Preliminary map no. 2, (transcript of plane table sheets) of the country surveyed in 1874 by Party No. 1 /

    Preliminary map no. 2, (transcript of plane table sheets) of ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Note: green = irrigable land; blue = timber land. Above title: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological and Geographical survey of the territories, Second Division. J. W. ...

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

    • Contributor: Thoreau, Henry David
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • Exquisita & magno aliquot mensium periculo lustrata et iam retecta Freti Magellanici facies : eijgentlicke asbeeldinghe der Magellanischer Strate die nu met veel gevaers eitelijeke Maenden doorsien van nieus ondecktis.

    Exquisita & magno aliquot mensium periculo lustrata et iam re...

    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. From Gerardus Mercator's Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mvndi et fabricati figvra. 1611. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes panoramic view and col. ...

    • Contributor: Hondius, Jodocus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1611
  • 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
  • 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Frazer, Robert
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1807
  • La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir cirquit toute la Terre /

    La herdike enterprinse faict par le Signeur Draeck D'Avoir ci...

    Includes two inset maps and a portrait of Francis Drake. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 48 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans ...

    • Contributor: Sype, Nicola Van
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1581
  • La Floride /

    La Floride /

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coastline from Secotan in Virginia to Planuco in Mexico; the interior is shown to 40 degrees of latitude north and includes lakes and rivers in the region. ...

    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1657
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: Lafon, Barthélémy
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1806
  • 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 ...

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

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1871
  • Hudson's Bay's country after La Veranderie, about 1740.

    Hudson's Bay's country after La Veranderie, about 1740.

    Relief shown pictorially. Shows lakes, rivers, fortifications, and Indian tribes in the western region of the Hudson Bay south to the northern part of Lake Superior. French. Title and accompanying text in ...

    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850
  • 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. ...

    • Contributor: Colnett, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • 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 ...

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

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1845
  • 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. 2 v. 21 cm. and atlas of 36 pl. (incl. 11 fold. maps, 15 plans) 34 cm.

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

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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 ...

    • Contributor: Clark, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1813
  • 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 ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1823
  • Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au 650 deg. de latt. & environ 140, & 235 deg. de longitude / par Iean Baptiste Louis Franquelin, hydrographe du roy, à Québec en Canada.

    Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au ...

    Copied between 1909 and 1910 from the original 1688 ms. in the Archives du dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. In margin: Bibliotheque du Depot des cartes ...

    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1909
  • 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 ...

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