Collection Items

  • 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: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1650
  • Map
    Manatvs gelegen op de Noot [sic] Riuier. Manuscript. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Covers New York City region. Pictorial map showing buildings and points of interest. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the third volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps of New-Netherland and Manhattan...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan - Library of Congress
    • Date: 1670
  • 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 Unpublished facsimile.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
    Amérique septentrionale Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Prime meridian: [Paris]. Mounted on cloth backing. From his 1658 (i.e. 1660) Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde (Phillips 4260). First state: Lacks shading along border for Lake Ontario. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas - Peyrounin, A. - Mariette, Pierre-Jean
    • Date: 1650
  • Map
    Nouvelle decouverte de plusieurs nations dans la Nouvelle France en l'année 1673 et 1674.
    Joliet's map, 1674.
    From the Jesuit Relations, vol. 59, p. facing 86. 8 x 10 film negative available in G&M Reading Room. Part of the Missisippi River exhibit. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1674] Facsimile. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Joliet, Louis - Burrows Brothers Company
    • Date: 1896
  • Map
    Franquelin's map of Louisiana.
    Carte de la Louisiane ou des voyages du Sr. De La Salle.
    "Reduced facsimile of MS. copy (made in Paris for Francis Parkman), now in the Library of Harvard University. The original, formerly in the Archives de la Marine, Paris, has been lost." From the Jesuit Relations, vol. 63, frontispiece. Facsimile. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1684] Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1896
  • Map
    Amérique septentrion.lle [i.e. septentrionale] : composée, corigée, et augmētée, sur les iournaux, mémoires, et observations les plus justes qui en ón'́etes.tes en l'année 1685 & 1686, par plusieurs particuliés Covers Canada, Hudson Bay region, and eastern United States. Shows lakes, rivers, villages, and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. "A Monseigneu, Monseigneur le Marquis de Seignelay, et de Lonré, baron de Seaux, conseiller du Roy en tous conseils, secretaire d'estat & des commandemens de Sa Majesté, commandeur et grand thresorier de ses ordres. Par son très-humble très-obéissant & très obligé serviteur I-Baptiste Louis...
    • Contributor: Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis
    • Date: 1685
  • 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
    This map of North America, according to ye newest and most exact observations Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers, Baron of Evesham in ye county of Worcester, President of Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c." Insets: A view of a stage & also of ye manner of fishing for, curing & drying cod at New Found Land.--St. John's harbour.--Boston harbour.--New York &c.--[Charleston region, S.C.]--Port Royal harbour.--The bay...
    • Contributor: Moll, Herman - Lens, Bernard - Vertue, George - Bowles, John
    • Date: 1715
  • Map
    A new map of North America shewing its principal divisions, chief cities, townes, rivers, mountains &c. Relief shown pictorially. "Dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Glocester." Shows California as an island. The number "39" appears beneath the cartouche. LC copy mounted on cloth and annotated in black ink: This is map no. 39 of Edward Well's A new sett of maps. London 1722. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100;...
    • Contributor: Burghers, Michael - Wells, Edward
    • Date: 1722
  • Map
    A new map of the most considerable plantations of the English in America
    Plantations of the English in America
    Relief shown pictorially on Jamaica inset only. The number "41" appears beneath the cartouche, indicating the map is from an edition of the atlas later than 1718, likely the 1722 edition. Includes decorated cartouche and list of abbreviations. "Dedicated to His Highness William Duke of Glocester." Insets: New Scotland -- I. of Jamaica -- I. of Barbados -- Bermudaz or Sommers Isles -- Carolina....
    • Contributor: Nicholls, Sutton - Wells, Edward
    • Date: 1722
  • 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
    A new map of North America, from the latest discoveries 1778. Scale ca. 1:15,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Carver, Jonathan
    • Date: 1781
  • 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 shewing the communication of the lakes and the rivers between Lake Superior and Slave Lake in North America. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: London. In upper right corner: Gent. Mag. March 1790. Pt. I, p. 197. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Pond, Peter
    • Date: 1790
  • Map
    A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rivers added east of the Rocky Mountains, 90⁰ L. 45⁰ Lat.," from Tooley's Printed maps of America. In lower margin: London: Published Jan. 1, 1795 by A. Arrowsmith, No. 24 Rathbone Place. Includes notes. Tooley. Printed maps of America 137 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: hole in center....
    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron - Puke, J.
    • Date: 1802
  • 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: Clark, William - King, N. (Nicholas) - Lewis, Meriwether
    • Date: 1805
  • Map
    A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America Relief shown by hachures. Shows points of interest, aids to navigation, and historical information. Appears in Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo; or, dictionary of America & West Indies, 1816. Exhibition: Mapping the North American Plains, Aug. 10-Oct 10, 1983, Exhibition: 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...
    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron - Puke, J.
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    Nouvelle carte des découvertes faites par les vaisseaux russiens aux côtes inconnues de l'Amérique Septentrionale avec les pais adiacents : dressées sur des memoires authentiques de ceux qui ont assisté a ces ... Map of northwestern North America and the Russian Far East including the Bering Strait region showing the exploration routes of Bering, Chirikov, and other Russian explorers. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored in light and dark brown watercolors (wash) and in red ink line. Imperfect: Trimmed, vertically fold-lined at center, has rubber-stamped insigne of "Depot de cart. pl. et journ. de la Marine" in title...
    • Contributor: Imperatorskai︠a︡ Akademīi︠a︡ Nauk (Russia)
  • 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
    Carta de los descrubrimientos hechos en la costa N.O. de la America Septentrional. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Bodega Y Cuadra, Juan De La
    • Date: 1792
  • 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
    A map of America between latitudes 40 and 70 north and longitudes 45 and 180 west exhibiting Mackenzie's track from Montreal to Fort Chipewyan & from thence to the north sea in ... "... Published 15 Oct. 1801 ..." Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Mackenzie, Alexander
    • Date: 1801