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  • 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 - 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 ...

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

  • 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

  • Overview - 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 ...

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

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

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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 ...

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

  • Overview - 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 ...

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

  • 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 collections as well as its digitized materials. Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Material Maps Notated Music ...

    Site/Collection: American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750 to 1789
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 2008-08-04

  • 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

  • Overview - 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 ...

    Site/Collection: Rochambeau Map Collection - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 1725-01-01
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  • 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

  • Overview - 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, ...

    Site/Collection: Maps of Liberia, 1830 to 1870 - Catalog
    Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
    Date: 1998-10-19
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  • 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], ...

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

  • Overview - 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)
    Site/Collection: Sanborn Maps - Catalog
    Original Format: Web Pages - Maps
    Date: 1867-01-01
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