Collection Items

  • Map
    A map of the improved part of the Province of Pennsilvania in America : begun by Wil. Penn, Proprietary & Governour thereof anno 1681
    Map of the Province of Pennsilvania containing the three countyes of Chester, Philadelphia & Bucks :
    Shows rural landholders' names, lot lines, and proprietary manors. Map content (as of 1687) does not differ from earlier eds. Title from upper border. Statement of dedication at upper left:To the worthey William Penn Esq., Proprietor of Pennsilvania in America, this map is humbly dedicated by Iohn Thornton & Robert Greene. Hand col. in pink watercolor to emphasize the map border; the map content ...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Lamb, Francis - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John - Pennsylvania. Surveyor General
    • Date: 1687
  • Map
    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House
    Perspective view of the State-House
    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr. ...
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
    • Date: 1752
  • Map
    To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, Common Council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city, surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull Esqr., Surveyor General ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Scale ca. 1:6,100. Title in upper margin: Philadelphia 100 years ago. Facsimile. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Pictorial map. The original "Published according to Act of Parliament Novr. 1st 1762 and sold by the Editor's Matthew Clarkson and M. Biddle in Philadelphia." Includes index to points of interest and insets "A" and "B." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Clarkson, Matthew - Biddle, Mary - Miller & Moss
    • Date: 1762
  • Map
    This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts) Relief shown by hachures. Also shows all buildings, names of wharves and landings along the Delaware riverbank, wooded areas, and tract lines beyond the city borders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy halved for folding, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with blue-and-white cloth border. Wheat & Brun no. 468. Includes notes, index to points ...
    • Contributor: Hills, John - Cooke, John
    • Date: 1796