Collection Items

  • 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 Unpublished facsimile.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
    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
    Derrotero hecho por Antonia Vélez y Escalante, misionero para mejor conocimiento de las misiones, pueblos de indios y presidios que se hallan en el Camino de Monterrey a Santa Fe de Nuebo ... Covers sections of Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Vélez Y Escalante, Antonio
    • Date: 1777
  • 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
    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
    Travajo personal que en la inspesion de esta corta obra tubo el Ro. Pe. F. Juan Miguel Menchero como Visitador General de la Nueva Mexico y lo dedica a el Exmo. Sr. ... Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and legend. Covers the territory from Santa Fé west to the Colorado River and south to the Chihuaha. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. In upper right margin: no. 1081. In pencil in lower right hand corner: 1744?
    • Contributor: Menchero, Juan Miguel
    • Date: 1744
  • 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
    A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of Sir Frances Drake, and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Ferrar, John - Farrer, Virginia - Goddard, John - Overton, John
    • Date: 1667
  • Map
    A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing their several communications with the navigable waters of the new province on the river Ohio. Scale ca. 1:950,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Ballendine, John
    • Date: 1772
  • 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
    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
    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
    [Portolan chart of the Pacific coast from Mexico to northern Chile]. Spanish? Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink; black, brown, green, and red. Trimmed to a rough rectangle. Matted and mounted between sheets of transparent lucite. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Some tears on edge and several holes. Vault
    • Date: 1500
  • 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
    A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto
    America Septentrionalis
    Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Title from plate 17. Originally published as 1 map on 20 sheets. LC copy bound. Index map bound-in. Phillips. Maps of America, p. 569 Sheet of paper (25 x 19 cm.) listing the numbered plates mounted on preliminary leaf. On title cartouche (plate 17): C. Lempriere inv. & del., B. Baron, sculp. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Popple, Henry - Toms, W. H. (William Henry) - Seale, Richard William - Lemprière, C. (Clement) - Baron, Bernard
    • Date: 1733
  • Map
    [Mapa del Golfo y costa de la Nueva España : desde el Río de Panuco hasta el cabo de Santa Elena ...]. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the coast from the vicinity of the Cape Fear River in North Carolina of the United States, location of Indian settlements, and lakes and rivers in the region to the Pánuco River in Mexico; the interior is as far north as the latitude of the Tennessee River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Santa Cruz, Alonso De - Archivo General De Indias
    • Date: 1572
  • Map
    The New England coasting pilot from Sandy Point of New York, unto Cape Canso in Nova Scotia and part of Island Breton : with the courses and distances from place to place, ... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. The year of publication has not been established conclusively. Cf. Le Gear, Clara Egli. "The New England Coasting pilot of Cyprian Southack." Imago mundi xi (1954): 137-144. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy has title altered with manuscript notation in ink to read: The New England coasting pilot ...
    • Contributor: Southack, Cyprian
    • Date: 1734
  • 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
  • Article
    The 1562 Map of America - Discovery and Exploration - Digital Collections Created by Diego Gutiérrez The late fifteenth-century landfall by Christopher Columbus on the island of Guanahani, in the Bahamas, forced open the gates to a whole new world for the Spanish and other European explorers. America, as it came to be called, became the destination for numerous expeditions and adventures from 1492 onward. Through papal bulls in 1493 and the famous Treaty of Tordesillas ...