Collection Items

  • Map
    Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529. Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Ribero, Diego - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1529
  • Map
    [Map of California shown as an island]. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1650
  • Map
    [Map of the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico].
    Hispaniola and Puerto Rico
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows coastal features, administrative districts, and settlements on the islands of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the first volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of the...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    [Map of the Peninsula of Florida]. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the Peninsula of Florida and adjacent islands from Rio de las Flores and includes coastline, coastal features, and pictorial representation of palm trees along the Atlantic Coast near St. Augustine with most of geographic names in Spanish. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae,...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    [Rasquño de las provincias de la Nuevo Mexico
    Photograph of Mapa del Nuevo Mexico / por el cosmografo Enrico Martinez
    Black and white photograph of manuscript map in the Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Shows the travel of Juan de Oñate through northern Mexico, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas between 1598 and 1602. Title from verso of original. Unpublished facsimile. Original version: 1602? 1 ms. map. Archivo General de Indias, Seville, Spain. Simancas. Descubrimientos. Nuevo Mexico. Descubrimientos, descripciones y poblaciones del Nuevo...
    • Contributor: Martínez, Enrico
    • Date: 1906
  • Map
    Carte de la Nouvelle France, Scale ca. 1:6,000,000. Manuscript, pencil and pen-and-ink. "Rather more than 1/4 of the whole map." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Index to points of interest on verso. Accompanied by manuscript text. [4] p. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Thoreau, Henry David - Champlain, Samuel De
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionnale : depuis le 25, jusqu'au 65⁰ deg. de latt. & environ 140, & 235 deg. de longitude / par Iean Baptiste Louis Franquelin, hydrographe du roy, à Québec ... Copied between 1909 and 1910 from the original 1688 ms. in the Archives du dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. In margin: Bibliotheque du Depot des cartes et plans de la Marina, Paris, Atlas 4040B, piece n. 3. Includes indexed inset of view "Quebec comme il se voit du cóté de l'est." Available also through the Library of Congress...
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1688
  • Map
    Map of the country about the Mississippi. Not drawn to scale. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen and ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows area from Lake Erie to the mouth of the Ohio River. Also mounted on sheet, in same handwriting as map, 2 sheets, one of questions, one of information relating to the map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 775 Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: Chegeree
    • Date: 1755
  • Map
    [North America from the Mississippi River to the Pacific, between the 35th and 60th parallers of latitude]. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. See also: Geographical review, vol. 1, p. 330, May 1916. LC Annual report, 1925, p. 86. See also: Wheat. Mapping the transmississippi West, no. 243. Vault
    • Date: 179?
  • Map
    A map of part of the continent of North America : between the 35th and 51st degrees of north latitude, and extending from 89⁰ degrees of west longitude to the Pacific Ocean Relief shown by shading. Covers western North America, from Lake Michigan and Lake Superior to the Pacific Ocean, including southern Canada and northern Mexico. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Note from map folder: Map was copied from a sketch by William Clark, not one by Meriwether Lewis as indicated in the title. Copy...
    • Contributor: King, N. (Nicholas) - Clark, William - Lewis, Meriwether
    • Date: 1805
  • Map
    Descripsion des costs, pts., rades, illes de la Nouuele France faict selon son vray méridien : avec la déclinaison de la ment de plussieurs endrois selon que le sieur de Castes le ... Shows coast of North America from western Nova Scotia to Cape Cod. Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Henry Harrisse; 1910. Pen-and-ink with green wash. Vellum chart collection, no. 15. LC Nautical charts on vellum, 15 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of longitude calculations in upper right corner, title cartouche, and decorative scale not specifying measurement....
    • Contributor: Champlain, Samuel De
    • Date: 1607
  • Map
    Carte geographiqve de la novvelle Franse Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Manuscript, pencil and pen-and-ink. Includes illus., index to points of interest, and text. Accompanied by manuscript text. [4] p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Thoreau, Henry David - Champlain, Samuel De
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Hudson's Bay's country
    Copy of a map, presented to the Congress
    Also covers northern United States. Relief shown pictorially. Copy of a manuscript map from the Archives of the Hudson's Bay Company. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Pond, Peter
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    Hudson's Bay's country after La Veranderie, about 1740.
    Carte des nouvelles découvertes dans l'Ouest du Canada et des nations, qui y habitent
    Relief shown pictorially. Shows lakes, rivers, fortifications, and Indian tribes in the western region of the Hudson Bay south to the northern part of Lake Superior. French. Title and accompanying text in English. Based on the original in the Dépôt de la Marine of Paris. Oriented with north toward upper right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - La Vérendrye, Pierre Gaultier De Varennes - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1850
  • Map
    [Map of the United States and Canada]. Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Title from published version. Published version: Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada. New York : Harper & Brothers, 1847. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Pen-and-ink, colored ink, and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes indicating distribution of Native American populations,...
    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel
    • Date: 1847
  • Map
    Carte du Lac Champlain depuis le Fort Chambly jusqu'a celuyde St. Fréderic. Shows landowners along the shore of Lake Champlain. Pen and ink and colored ink. Similar to map created by Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de Léry in 1732. Oriented with north to the right. At top of title cartouche: J R. Includes inset of Fort Chambly with ill. and inset of Fort St. Fréderic with ill. Mounted on paper, mounted on cloth. Minor staining throughout. Several pinholes...
    • Date: 1740
  • Map
    The coast of Florida from the Dry Tortugas to the old Cape Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on vellum. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes numbered index and navigational and descriptive notes. Notes on watering places and glossary on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1624 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 867 Vault AACR2: 650/1; 650/2; 651/3
    • Contributor: Braddock, David Cutler
    • Date: 1756
  • Map
    Plan général du Fort Septentrional du Detour des Anglois, tel qu'il est présentement : [Louisiana] Relief shown pictorially. Shows buildings, internal facilities, and surrounding area. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil in lower left margin: 84482. A progress report on construction of a fortification on the east bank of the Mississippi River below New Orleans. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 949 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Batz, Alexandre De.
    • Date: 1749
  • Map
    Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Shows block numbers and location of existing buildings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with northwest at top. Copy annotated in pencil at bottom: 142566. Accompanied by: A list of residents keyed by letter and number in pocket. Xerox, 36 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of points of...
    • Date: 1722
  • Map
    The Mississippi Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor; detached from paper and mounted on cloth backing. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the...
    • Contributor: Joliet, Louis - Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1682
  • Map
    Carte de la rivière de Mississipi : sur les mémoires de Mr. Le Sueur qui en a pris avec la boussole tous les tours et detours depuis la mer jusqu'à la rivière ... Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows cities and towns and features in the region along the Mississippi River. In lower right corner: Archives du Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine, Paris. "No. 9--124885." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Date: 1702
  • Map
    Carte de la Province et Colonie de la Louisiane, dans la partie Septentrionnal de l'Amerique
    Carte de la Louisiane | Carte a le main de la Louisiane
    Shows the Mississippi River and tributaries from the Illinois River south to the Gulf of Mexico. Gift; Partial funding for this purchase from the Ed Cox Legacy Fund; 2007. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes numbered points of interest index, inset of New Orleans with numbered building index, and list of latitudes for...
    • Contributor: Le Page Du Pratz
    • Date: 1735
  • Map
    Carte particulière du cours du fleuve St. Louis depuis le village sauvage jusqu'au dessous du Detour aux Angloix, des lacs Pontchartrain & Maurepas & des rivières & bayouc qui y aboutissent Shows the Mississippi River in the vicinity of New Orleans from Colapissas to English Turn, lakes Maurepas and Pontchartrain, location of Native American settlements, fortifications, and natural features. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Copy annotated in pencil: No 5 and 84482-06. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes wind rose. LC Luso-Hispanic world, 915
    • Contributor: Saucier, F.
    • Date: 1749
  • Map
    Plan of the N.W. frontier
    Plan of the northwest 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
    • Date: 1813
  • Map
    [Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region] Shows territories of various North American Indian tribes. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and colored ink. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 709 Cohen, Paul E. Mapping the West, p. 160-1 Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Available also through the Library of Congress Web...
    • Contributor: De Smet, Pierre-Jean
    • Date: 1851