Collection Items

  • 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 Fra...
    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
    Amérique septentrion.lle [i.e. septentrionale] : composée, co... 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 ... 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
    Nouvelle carte des découvertes faites par les vaisseaux russi... 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 Franc... 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 réduite des découvertes des Russes, entre l'Asie et l'A... Prévost ed., 1747. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Prévost
    • Date: 1747