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  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Military Battles and Campaigns

    This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    The Railroad maps represent an important historical record, illustrating the growth of travel and settlement as well as the development of industry and agriculture in the United States. They depict the development ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1828
  • 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
    • Date: 1290
  • The Battle of the Bulge - World War II Military Situation Maps

    A timeline of the Battle of the Bulge told through the daily situation maps made for the US Military VIII Corps. December 16, 1944 - In a quick glance at the situation ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1944
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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