Collection Items

  • Map
    [Map of the Western Hemisphere] Title plate to Nova Reperta, a series of engravings after drawings by Stradanus published by Galle in Antwerp. Shows Christopher Columbus pointing to a map of the Western Hemisphere. New France and Florida are indicated in North America. In addition to the map, notable developments in science and technology of the late 16th century are illustrated. Mounted on paper. LC copy imperfect: Margins trimmed....
    • Contributor: Straet, Jan Van Der - Galle, Théodore
    • Date: 1590
  • 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 Unpublished facsimile.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
    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 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
    [Map of North America showing Indian tribes]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Title provided by cataloger. Manuscript information about tribes over printed base map. Pencil, pen-and-ink and watercolor. The base map has the name of Oklahoma as Indian Territory and the Dakotas as "Dakota". Darkened and brittle, with creases from rollling, and losses along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1890
  • Map
    La Floride Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coastline from Secotan in Virginia to Planuco in Mexico; the interior is shown to 40 degrees of latitude north and includes lakes and rivers in the region. Prime meridian: [Ferro]. Appears to be no. [3] detached from: L'Amériqve en plvsievrs cartes novvelles, et exactes, &c., ... Paris, [1657?] -P.L. Phillips, A list of geographical atlases in the Library of...
    • Contributor: Sanson, Nicolas
    • Date: 1657
  • Map
    Nova Virginiae tabvla
    Nova Virginiae tabula Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to right. "Amstelodami, ex officina Henrici Hondii." Accompanied by LC jacket note. Copied ? from John Smith map. Includes illustrations and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1642
  • Map
    Map of the Black Hills of Dakota Relief shown by hachures. Map of Black Hills showing names of explorers, date and tracks of their routes. "Copyright secured by G.E. Bailey 1886." "Crosscup & West. Engraving Co. 907 Filbert St. Philadelphia. Delineater." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bailey, Gilbert Ellis - Crosscup & West
    • Date: 1886
  • Map
    Carta de la Provincia de Quito y de sus adjacentes Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "En que la costa desde la Boca de Esmeraldas hasta Tunaco con la Derrota de Quito al Marañon, por una senda de à pie de Baños à Canelos, y el curso de los Rios Bobonac̦a y Pastac̦a van delineados sobre las proprias demarcaciones del difunto autor." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Maldonado, Pedro (Pedro Vicente) - Haye, G. De La. - Guérard, Nicholas - Maldonado, Pedro
    • Date: 1750
  • Map
    [La Coruña. El Ferrol, Spain] Ink on paper. Kraus, H.P. Sir Francis Drake, 50b Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Gift of Hans P. and Hanni Kraus.
    • Contributor: Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1589