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  • Map of the world with the most recent discoveries.

    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-42

    • Contributor: Van Schaack, Mary
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1811
  • Map of the route passed over by an expedition into the Indian country in 1832 to the source of the Mississippi /

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

    • Contributor: Drayton - Allen, James - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • United States topographical and geological survey of Green River : No 1 preliminary map of Green River from Green River station to Uintah River.

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

    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 - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • North western America, from Port Clarence to mouth of Kvichpak [sic] River /

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

    • Contributor: Kadin, M. M. - Western Union Telegraph Expedition
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1864
  • A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America : with the tracks of His Majesty's sloop Discovery and armed tender Chatham /

    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 - Baker, Joseph - Warner, John - Edwards, James - Robinson, G. G. (George G.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • A map of Mackenzie's track from Fort Chipewyan to the Pacific Ocean in 1793.

    "... 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
  • A new map of the most considerable plantations of the English in America.

    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. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Nicholls, Sutton
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1700
  • Carta de los descrubrimientos hechos en la costa N.O. de la America Septentrional.

    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 of the United States, Territory of Oregon, west of the Rocky Mountains, exhibiting the various trading depots or forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company, connected with the western and ...

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

    • Contributor: Hood, Washington - Abert, John James - Stansbury, M. H. - Hudson's Bay Company - United States. Congress. Senate - United States. Topographical Bureau
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1838
  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44 /

    Relief shown by hachures. State 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 - Abert, John James - Edward Weber & Co. - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844
  • 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, (François Marie) - Perrin Du Lac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Discovering the legacy of Lewis and Clark : bicentennial commemoration 2003-2006 /

    Legend includes preparation, recruitment, exploration and homecoming, Indian reservations, Louisiana Purchase boundary, and Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes historical and descriptive text about the expedition and the historic trail.

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

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

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

    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) - McClelland, Robert - Siebert, Selmar
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1852
  • Map of the Oregon Territory /

    Relief shown by hachures. Mounted on cloth. Some acid offset on map. Inset: Columbia River, reduced from a survey / made by the U.S. Ex. Ex., 1841. Scale ca. 1:700,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. ...

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Sherman & Smith
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

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

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

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

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Monroe, James
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • Lewis and Clark, a legacy of science.

    Shows facsimile of Lewis and Clark exploration map and contemporary physical map of approximately the same geographic coverage. Relief shown by hachures on facsimile map. Relief shown by shading and gradient tints on contemporary physical map. "The original Lewis and Clark map has been digitally enhanced and prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey. Reproduced from the original held in the Library of Congress, Geography ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Clark, William - Harrison, Samuel - Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1814-20
  • [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
  • Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 /

    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 - Faithorne, Henry - Withinbrook, Thomas
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1673
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

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

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1816
  • 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??
  • The United States of America, with the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland ...

    Also the Spanish Territories of Louisiana and Florida according to the Preliminary Articles of Peace ... 20th of Jan. 1783. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Robert Laurie and James Whittle
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1794
  • 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. (Johann Georg) - Kohl, J. G.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1850