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  • Sanborn Maps

    The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division.

    • Contributor: Sanborn (Firm)
    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 1867
  • Yellowstone the First National Park - Mapping the National Parks

    Among those who played key roles in establishing Yellowstone as the Nation's first national park was Ferdinand Vandiveer Hayden. His accomplishments in 1871-72 were the high point of a long and distinguished ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1869
  • Hotchkiss Map Collection

    The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1828
  • American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

    The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1750
  • American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

    The American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789 represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1750
  • Panoramic Artists and Publishers - Panoramic Maps

    The Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division holds panoramic maps done by Albert Ruger, Thaddeus Mortimer Fowler, Lucien R. Burleigh, Henry Wellge, and Oakley H. Bailey who were among the most ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1829
  • Mapping the National Parks

    The Mapping the National Parks collection documents the history, cultural aspects and geological formations of areas that eventually became National Parks. The collection consists of approximately 200 maps dating from the 17th ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1999-06-02
  • Introduction to the Collection - Sanborn Maps

    (This article was published within the Library's publication, Fire Insurance Maps: in the Library of Congress) Key for interpreting Sanborn fire insurance maps The Sanborn map collection consists of a uniform series ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
  • The Hotchkiss Collection of Confederate Maps - Hotchkiss Map Collection

    by Clara LeGear Jedediah Hotchkiss was born at Windsor, Broome County, N. Y., November 30, 1828. He was graduated from the Windsor Academy and early showed great interest in botany and in ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1828
  • Brief History of the National Parks - Mapping the National Parks

    Many of America's most scenic and historic places have been set aside for the use of the public as national parks. "National Parks are spacious land . . . areas essentially in ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1999-06-02
  • The Exploration and Legacy of the Louisiana Territory - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1783
  • Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    This presentation focuses on the various documents—from maps to newspapers to cultural artifact—that help to describe the region of North America that stretched from as far east as Alabama into what is ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 2007-08-13
  • Maps of Grand Canyon National Park - Mapping the National Parks

    Early European Maps | Old Southwest | Post-Civil War Maps | The Tertiary History | Maps Produced Before 1920 | U.S. Government Maps Detail of [Theodore Roosevelt, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front], [1904], ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1999-06-02
  • A Question of Boundaries - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1803
  • General Atlases - General Maps

    Abraham Ortelius: Theatrvm orbis terrarvm. An important part of the Geography and Map Division holdings is its atlas collection, consisting of more than fifty-three thousand atlases. One of the most valuable components ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 1544
  • The Cartographic Setting - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1650
  • History of Liberia - Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870

    History Of Liberia: A Time Line After the struggle for liberty in the American Revolution, free and enslaved African Americans faced continued hardship and inequality. A number of white Americans, for a ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1815
  • Maps of Arcadia National Park - Mapping the National Parks

    Early European Maps | British Maps | Nineteenth Century Nautical Charts | Mount Desert Island | USGS Maps | National Park Service Maps of Acadia Map of the Discovery of the East ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1607
  • Panoramic Mapping - Panoramic Maps

    The tradition of perspective mapping flowered in Europe in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Mathias Merian, George Braun, Franz Hogenberg, and others produced perspective maps of European cities. These early ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1872
  • The Louisiana Purchase - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's catalog records. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1800