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  • 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
  • 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
    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1847
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Interactive Timeline - World War II Military Situation Maps

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    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1944
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Rochambeau Map Collection

    The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    • Date: 1725
  • Mapping the American Revolution and Its Era - American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

    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: 1750
  • 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