Collection Items

  • Map
    The United States of North America, with the British & Spanish territories according to the treaty Relief shown pictorially. Includes notes and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Creased, soiled, small tears along edges of sheet. Acquisitions control no. 99-83
    • Contributor: Faden, William
    • Date: 1783
  • Map
    Plan of village of Newtown (Elmhurst) showing places of historical interest Map of Elmhurst (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, and 1908-period historic sites with index numbers. In lower margin: Map no. II., Excursion XI., City History Club. Removed from textual publication, index missing. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, annotated in ink, torn along bottom edge. Location map (annotated in ink to show excursion locations) on verso: Map no. 1, Queens Borough, excursion ...
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.) - City History Club of New York
    • Date: 178?
  • Map
    Plan of old Flushing showing the historic sites. Map of Flushing (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, meadows, woods, and 1908-period historic sites with index numbers. In lower margin: Map No. IV., Old Flushing Village, excursion XI., City History Club. Removed from textual publication, index missing. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, annotated in ink, laminated, mounted on paper/cloth backing. Partial text on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.) - City History Club of New York
    • Date: 178?
  • Map
    Old Jamaica Village. Cadastral map of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, names of "quarters", and woods. At head of title: Map No. V. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, removed from textual publication (pp. 33-34), lacking index. Text (portion of index unrelated to Jamaica) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.)
    • Date: 178?
  • Map
    [Map of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of "1784." Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink (black and purple) on tracing linen. Title devised by cataloger. Probably traced by Joseph M. Toner from the original map by Beatty and Orme. From the Joseph Meredith Toner Collection in LC Manuscript Division. Oriented with north to the right. Stained and fold-lined. Includes notes and index of survey points. On verso in lead ...
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald) - Toner, Joseph M. (Joseph Meredith)
    • Date: 1784
  • Map
    Lord Cornwallis surrender, 1781. Shows Yorktown Virginia and the York River on conical powder horn. Relief shown by hachures. Manuscript: Engraved bovine horn, shellacked. Has wooden pouring spout inserted at narrow end and wooden hinged cap inserted at wide end. Inscriptions: James Downae his horn, made by E. Crosby - 1781, A: Bowery, A: Lion, The: Elem Tree, and Mare Maid at: Sea. Includes pictorial represenations of the ...
    • Contributor: Crosby, E. - Downae, James
    • Date: 1781
  • Map
    Plan of Savannah & its environs in 1782. Scale ca. 1:12,000; 1,000 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1782
  • Map
    Plan du Môle St. Nicolas. Scale not given. Title from verso. Alternate title from verso: Plan de la ville du Mole. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 471 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1889 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. French and ...
    • Date: 1780
  • Map
    Plano de la ciudad de Puerto Real, en la isla de la Jamaica. Scale ca. 1:3,300. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1955 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes maps of "Plano de la ciudad de Kingston, en la Jamaica," ca. 1:7,500, "Carta del puerto de Bluefields," ca. 1:95,000, and "Carte de los puertos de Kingston y Puerto Real," ca. 1:95,000. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2; 650/4
    • Contributor: López, Juan
    • Date: 1782
  • Map
    Plano de Puerto-Rico: Dale a Luz. Scale [ca. 1:20,000]. Depths shown by soundings. Includes index to points of interest, descriptive notes, and inset of "Plano de la Aguada nueva de Puerto-Rico." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: López De Vargas Machuca, Tomás
    • Date: 1785
  • Map
    Nuevo plano de Puerto Rico Scale ca. 1:8,500. Has watermarks. Manuscript; pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Selected buildings shown pictorially. Covers San Juan Harbor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 766 Includes text and index to points of interest. "Latin American Atlantic Port Cities exhibit, 1986." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Montero De Espinosa, José
    • Date: 1785
  • Collection
    Cities and Towns This 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 activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
    • Date: 1500

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