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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Louisiana Purchase - 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: 1800
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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], ...

    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    • Original Format: Maps - Web Pages
  • 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
  • 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