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  • Overview - Cities and Towns

    The Cities and Towns category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic ...

    Site/Collection: Cities and Towns
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages

  • 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 ...

    Site/Collection: Maps of Liberia, 1830 to 1870
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 1998-03-12

  • 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 ...

    Site/Collection: Panoramic Maps
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2007-05-17

  • Overview - General Maps

    This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show ...

    Site/Collection: General Maps
    Original Format: Web Pages - Maps

  • 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 ...

    Site/Collection: Mapping the National Parks
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 1999-06-02

  • Overview - 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 ...

    Site/Collection: American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750 to 1789 - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2008-08-04
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  • Louisiana As A Spanish Colony - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

    Loc.gov Congress.gov Copyright.gov Menu ☰ Discover Catalogs & Finding Aids Search the Library's collections as well as its digitized materials. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music ...

    Site/Collection: Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2007-08-13

  • 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 ...

    Site/Collection: General Maps
    Original Format: Web Pages - Maps

  • History of Mapping the Civil War - Civil War Maps

    War, like necessity, has been called the mother of invention. The same might be said of cartography, for with every war there is a great rush to produce maps to aid in ...

    Site/Collection: Civil War Maps
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2008-08-04

  • The 1562 Map of America - Discovery and Exploration

    Created by Diego Gutiérrez The late fifteenth-century landfall by Christopher Columbus on the island of Guanahani, in the Bahamas, forced open the gates to a whole new world for the Spanish and ...

    Contributor: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
    Site/Collection: Discovery and Exploration
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages

  • 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 ...

    Site/Collection: Sanborn Maps
    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 ...

    Site/Collection: Hotchkiss Map Collection
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 1948-11-01

  • Overview - Panoramic Maps

    The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, ...

    Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    Site/Collection: Panoramic Maps - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2007-05-17
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  • Overview - 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 ...

    Site/Collection: Hotchkiss Map Collection - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 1828-01-01
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  • Interactive Timeline - World War II Military Situation Maps

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    Site/Collection: World War II Military Situation Maps
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 1944-01-01

  • 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 ...

    Site/Collection: Panoramic Maps
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2007-05-17

  • Maps of Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Mapping the National Parks

    Early European Maps | American Maps and Map Makers | Exploration and Geological Mapping | Environmental Maps | Early USGS Maps | USGS and the TVA -- Topographic Quadrangle Maps | National ...

    Site/Collection: Mapping the National Parks
    Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    Date: 1999-06-02

  • The Exploration and Legacy of the Louisiana Territory - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

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    Site/Collection: Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2007-08-13

  • The Louisiana Purchase - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

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    Site/Collection: Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2007-08-13

  • The Cartographic Setting - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

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    Site/Collection: Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2007-08-13