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  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
  • Louisiana As A French Colony - 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: 1701
  • A Question of Boundaries - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

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    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1803
  • 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
  • Sanborn Time Series - Sanborn Maps

    Fire insurance maps are valuable to much historic research because they often provide evidence of change over time. Specific changes in an individual site such as when a building was expanded or ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
  • 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
  • Civil War Maps

    Civil War Maps brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    • Date: 1861
  • Sanborn Samplers - Sanborn Maps

    To illustrate the value of fire insurance maps for historical research, maps of a number of locations around the country are reproduced here and presented with a brief history of the site ...

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

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

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    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1650
  • Louisiana As A Spanish Colony - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase

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    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1762
  • World War II Military Situation Maps

    The World War II Military Situation Maps contains maps showing troop positions beginning on June 6, 1944 to July 26, 1945. Starting with the D-Day Invasion, the maps give daily details on ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1944
  • 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: 1527
  • 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
  • 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 American Revolution and Its Era - American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

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    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1750
  • Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870

    This collection of Liberia maps includes twenty examples from the American Colonization Society (ACS), organized in 1817 to resettle free black Americans in West Africa. These maps show early settlements in Liberia, ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1830
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1861
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Web Pages - Maps