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Collection Maps of Liberia, 1830 to 1870

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    Map of Liberia

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in pencil to change statement of responsibility to "by the American Colonization Society," and to add place names. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Vault

    • Contributor: Gurley, Ralph Randolph - American Colonization Society
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Liberia

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso: Map of Liberia printed by the Am. Col'n Soc'y in Jan'y 1870. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Includes profile of mountains and notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes / by ...

    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1870
  • Map

    Map of Liberia

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso: Map of Liberia by Am. Col'n Soc'y, Jan'y 1870. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Inset: Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes / by Benjn. Anderson, 1868-69.

    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1870
  • Map

    Map of Liberia

    Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in black ink and pencil to show additional place names. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Inset: Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes / by Benj'n Anderson, 1868-69. Vault

    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1870
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    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, indigenous political subdivisions, and some of the building lots that were assigned to settlers. This on-line presentation also includes other nineteenth-century maps of Liberia: a map prepared for a book first ...

    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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