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  • [Mississippi river, with Ohio, Rock, Iowa River de Moins, Missouri, White, and Arkansas rivers, and part of the Red River].

    Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink, mounted on cloth. Includes 7 "Indian boundary lines." In lower left corner in pencil: 91. On verso: Transferred from Interior Department, Office of Indian Affairs. Jan. 7, 1925. In lower right corner on verso: St. no. 5811-3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • Geological and geographical atlas of Colorado and portions of adjacent territory,

    Description and contents may be found in "Catalogue and index of the publications of the Hayden, King, Powell, and Wheeler surveys ... by L.F. Schmeckebier. 1904." (U.S. Geological survey. Bulletin no. 222) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) - Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1877

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  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44 /

    Relief shown by hachures. State 2: Does not include notes or Great Basin statement. Shows place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. LC Trails, no. 223 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles - Abert, John James - Fillmore, Millard
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1844
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired in 1937 in exchange with Godfrey F. Eyler. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, discolored, and torn on fold lines. Inscribed in ink on verso: General Land Office, June 22, 1820. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1819
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Third state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, and some sections are detached from the whole. Damage to the map in the area of northern Ohio has obscured place names. Vault Acquisitions control no. 93-12

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • Map of the Yellowstone and Missouri rivers and their tributaries /

    Shows geology. "To accompany a report to the Bureau of Topographical Engineers. Lt. Col. Hartman Bache in charge." "Engraved in the Engineer Bureau, War Dept." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited in The Earth revealed: aspects of geologic mapping, July 10, 1989-Jan. 7, 1990

    • Contributor: Hayden, F. V. (Ferdinand Vandeveer) - Hayden, F. V.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1860
  • Carte du Missouri : levee ou rectifiée dans toute son etendue /

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Perrin Du Lac, (François Marie) - Perrin Du Lac
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1802
  • Preliminary map no. 2, (transcript of plane table sheets) of the country surveyed in 1874 by Party No. 1 /

    Relief shown by hachures. Note: green = irrigable land; blue = timber land. Above title: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological and Geographical survey of the territories, Second Division. J. W. Powell, geologist in charge. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.) - Powell, John Wesley - Thompson, A. H. (Almon Harris)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1874
  • Chart to illustrate the paper on the drift of the "Endurance".

    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Wordie, J. M. (James Mann) - Wordie, J. M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1918
  • The United States.

    Arkansas Museum #11510 #3. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Strong, Ezra Baldwin
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1837
  • Lewis and Clark, a legacy of science.

    Shows facsimile of Lewis and Clark exploration map and contemporary physical map of approximately the same geographic coverage. Relief shown by hachures on facsimile map. Relief shown by shading and gradient tints on contemporary physical map. "The original Lewis and Clark map has been digitally enhanced and prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey. Reproduced from the original held in the Library of Congress, Geography ...

    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Clark, William - Harrison, Samuel - Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 2003
  • Map of the route passed over by an expedition into the Indian country in 1832 to the source of the Mississippi /

    Relief shown by hachures. Bar scale incorrect. Note in manuscript ink on paper affixed to verso: "To accompany the claim of H.R. Schoolcraft. The country coloured green lies west & north of the [Michigan superintendance?]." Additional note in manuscript ink, in a different hand and on different paper, affixed to verso: "Sub-[illegible]. 'K'." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...

    • Contributor: Drayton - Allen, James - United States. War Department
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1832
  • Plan of the N.W. frontier /

    Shows the Mississippi River from St. Anthony Falls to St. Louis, the Missouri River west to South Dakota, the Illinois River east to Lake Michigan, and tributaries. Title from verso. Gift; Woodbury Blair, Minna Blair Richey, Gist Blair, and Montgomery Blair; 1903. Pen-and-ink, mounted on paper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis ...

    • Contributor: Clark, William
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1813
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fifth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1818
  • A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c.

    Scale ca. 1:21,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Glocester." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in black ink: This is map no. 39 of Edward Well's A new sett of maps. fol. London 1722. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1

    • Contributor: Burghers, M.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1722
  • Map of the Washita river in Louisiana from the Hot Springs to the confluence of the Red River with the Mississippi /

    Oriented with North to the upper left corner. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - King, N.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1804
  • A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing their several communications with the navigable waters of the new province on the river Ohio.

    Scale ca. 1:950,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Ballendine, John
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1772
  • Central Brazil and the new Rio Theodoro.

    "Reproduced by permission, in revised form, from the Bulletin of the American Geographic Society for July, 1914." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1915
  • A chart shewing part of the coast of N.W. America : with the tracks of His Majesty's sloop Discovery and armed tender Chatham /

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. In upper right corner: 5. Insets: Entrance of Columbia River -- Gray's Harbour -- Port Discovery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Vancouver, George - Baker, Joseph - Warner, John - Edwards, James - Robinson, G. G. (George G.)
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1798
  • A new map of Texas, Oregon and California.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1846
  • Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean; ordered by Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad ...

    Scale 1:3,000,000. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. LC copy annotated in color to show Indian reservations and military departments, and colored flags to show military establishments. Two copies. Copy 1 has brown flags and is sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Copy 2 has red and brown flags. Incorporates note and surveys added after Jan. 8, 1858. Shows Indian tribal locations, military ...

    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Siebert, Selmar - United States. War Department - Warren, G. K.
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1858
  • Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains /

    Relief shown by spot heights. Panel title: Lewis and Clark in the Rocky Mountains : the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail commemorates one of our nation's grandest journeys of exploration. "This detailed map/brochure provides an historically accurate account of the Lewis and Clark Expedition through the Rocky Mountains of western Montana and east-central Idaho." Includes inset of the complete trail and list of ...

    • Contributor: Saindon, Robert A. - United States. Forest Service. Northern Region
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1990
  • A draught of the Missisippi [sic] River from Balise up to Fort Chartres.

    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Pittman, Philip
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1770
  • Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States /

    Includes statistical figures, insets showing cotton district and British Isles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. CW3 Acquisitions control no. 96-8 Vault

    • Contributor: Steinwehr, A. Von (Adolph) - Steinwehr, A. Von
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 186?
  • Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions /

    Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired April, 1969 at the Streeter auction, Streeter catalog no. 3808. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, foxed in upper right corner, stained and torn along fold lines. Vault

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Original Format: Maps
    • Date: 1820