Collection Items

  • Map
    [Castle William & vicinity. Scale ca. 1:3,000. Title from manuscript catalog of the Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR: 440
    • Contributor: Roller, A.
    • Date: 1736
  • Map
    The state of Massachusetts Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Philadelphia. LC copy torn from upper right corner, mended with paper and tape on verso. Loss in upper right margin mended on recto with cloth. Wheat & Brun 1969, 213 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Carey, Mathew
    • Date: 1795
  • Map
    Massachusetts. State I, according to Wheat & Brun. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. LC copy mounted on cloth backed paper. Wheat & Brun 1969, 216 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Scott, Joseph
    • Date: 1795
  • Map
    Massachusetts Relief shown by hachures. Shows counties and minor civil subdivisions. Legend in German and English. Place names are in German and/or English. In upper right margin: No. III. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, small tears along edges, sectioned and mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: Bohn, Carl Ernst - Schmidt, Paulus - Sotzmann, D. F.
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    The state of Massachusetts : from the best information. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Philadelphia. Wheat & Brun 1969, 219 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of the Census - Reid, John - Winterbotham, William
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    A map of Massachusetts : from the best authorities "The surveys of the eastern counties could not be obtained seasonably to complete this map." LC copy mounted on cloth. Wheat & Brun 1969, 218 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hill, Samuel - Denison, J. - Morse, Jedidiah
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    The state of Massachusetts : from the best information Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Philadelphia. Variation of Wheat & Brun 222. LC copy mounted on cloth backed paper. Accompanied by pages 263-266 of the American encyclopædia. The text does not relate to Massachusetts. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Tiebout, Cornelius - Low, John
    • Date: 1799
  • Map
    Map of Massachusetts proper: compiled from actual surveys made by order of the General Court and under the inspection of agents of their appointment Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions and their distances from Boston and shire town. Includes embellished title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Stained, sectioned and mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: & J. Loring - Hill, Samuel - Callender, Joseph - Carleton, Osgood
    • Date: 1801
  • Map
    Massachusetts Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Philadelphia. State II (post 1799), according to Wheat & Brun. LC copy has in pencil on red bordered label on verso: 449/5. Wheat & Brun 1969, 217 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Barker, W. (William) - Carey, Mathew
    • Date: 1801
  • Map
    Map of Massachusetts proper, Scale 1:253,440; miles 4 to an in. Shows distance of each town from Boston and the shire town. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Carleton, Osgood
    • Date: 1801
  • Map
    Map of Massachusetts proper compiled from actual surveys made by order of the General Court. Scale 1:253,440; miles 4 to an in. Shows the distance of each town from Boston and the shire town. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Carleton, Osgood
    • Date: 1801
  • Map
    Essex County ; Worcester County. From: Boston gazette ... Monday, March 9, 1812. Shows gerrymander of state senatorial districts. Includes text. LC copy imperfect: Holes, tears, creases, darkening, and stains. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 95-19
    • Date: 1812
  • Map
    A new chart of Nantucket Shoals & George's Bank with the adjacent coast Depths shown by soundings. Includes navigational notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Torn along edges, stained, darkened, creased, backed by cloth. Acquisitions control no.: 2008-099
    • Contributor: Lambert, Samuel
    • Date: 1813
  • Map
    Massachusetts. Relief shown pictorially. Very similar stylistically, in portrayal of relief, and in lettering to manuscript map of Maine of same time that was done by A.T. Perkins. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Brittle, soiled. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Perkins, A. T.
    • Date: 182?
  • Map
    Massachusetts and Rhode Island
    Massachusetts & R. Island
    Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833 by H.S. Tanner in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes statistical table and indexed inset of Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy signed on cover: Millard Fillmore. Stamped on verso: sold by Swift & Wilson at...
    • Contributor: J. & W.W. Warr (Firm) - Fillmore, Millard - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1833
  • Map
    [Embossed map of Nantucket Island and vicinity]. Tactile map for the blind. Accompanied by text: Sixth annual report of the trustees of the New-England Institution for the Education of the Blind, to the Corporation : January 8, 1838. 22 p. ; 23 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Acquisitions control no. 99-20
    • Contributor: New England Institution for the Education of the Blind
    • Date: 1838
  • Map
    Map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes distance table and ill. Copy imperfect: Darkened, stained, mounted on cloth backing. Copy annotated in pencil with designation "Coll. #6812" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2007-101
    • Contributor: Bingham, Lemuel - Darby, John Gould
    • Date: 1840
  • Map
    A map showing the Congressional districts of Massachusetts as established by the Act of Sept. 16, 1842 Includes table showing district populations and cities and towns. Lacks upper left hand, lower left hand, and lower right hand corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott)
    • Date: 1842
  • Map
    Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhodeisland [i.e. Rhode Island] Wall map. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, stained, creased, backed by cloth, attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of sheet. Acquisitions control no.: 2007-003
    • Contributor: Ruggles, Edward - Hutchinson, E. (Ebenezer) - Peabody, M. M. (Moody Morse)
    • Date: 1843
  • Map
    A new chart of Massachusetts Bay, and part of the coast of Maine Scale ca. 1:200,000. LC copy annotated in ink and watercolor to show lights. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. Covers coast of New England from Buzzards Bay to Monhegan Island. "Entered according to Act of Congress Feb. 11th 1822, by Cushing & Appleton and S. Lambert of Massachusetts." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster...
    • Contributor: Lambert, Samuel - Cushing & Appleton - Whipple, Henry
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Colton's map of Boston and adjacent cities.
    Map of Boston and adjacent cities | Colton's map of Boston
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    City & county map of New-York : Brooklyn, Williamsburgh, Jersey City & the adjacent waters
    City and county map of New-York
    City street map showing built-up areas, streetcar/railroad lines, river piers (numbered, proprietors identified), municipal wards (numbered), and projected street-system grid to the northern end of Manhattan Island.
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co. - Lyne, James - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1857
  • Map
    Topographical map of the State of Massachusetts Scale 1:158,400; 2 1/2 miles to an in. Cover title: Map of Massachusetts. Relief shown by hachures. Includes distance chart, census information, time table, 23 insets, "Climatological map of Massachusetts showing the average temperature, amount of rainfall &c. by Lorin Blodgett," and "Geological map of Massachusetts made by order of the legislature by Edward Hitchcock." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - Borden, Simeon
    • Date: 1861
  • Map
    Map of Worcester County, Massachusetts.
    Dockham's pocket maps, Worcester Co., Mass.
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Includes advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Stained, darkened, brittle, tears along folds. Acquisitions control no.: 2005-166
    • Contributor: Dockham, C. Augustine - J. Mayer & Co.
    • Date: 1866
  • Map
    From Mr. Bothfeld's survey of 1875 for U.S. Eng'rs (details omitted) : [waters southwest of Lovell Island, Boston, Massachusetts]. Ms. nautical chart showing contemporary shoreline and shorelines before dredging. Depths shown by contours and soundings. At lower left in lead pencil: Mr. Bothfeld's plotting of position of "Constellation." "This tracing is from a [progress?] sketch entitled 'Boston Harbor Improvements' lent to me by Mr. Bothfeld ... 1878 ... [signed] N. Mitchell." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Black, red, and brown inks,...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, N. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Bothfeld
    • Date: 1878
  • Map
    Balloon view, Provincetown to Boston Bird's-eye view. Covers the coasts of the Cape Cod Bay and Massachusetts Bay. Oriented with north toward the lower right. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Rogers, F. Kimball
    • Date: 1879
  • Map
    Balloon view, Nantucket to Boston Inset views of Cottage City, Stasconset, blue fishing, and Gay head light. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wheeler, J. H. - Daniels, John H.
    • Date: 1885
  • Map
    Atlas of Massachusetts
    Atlas of Massachusetts, 1884-1890
    Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Massachusetts. Topographical Survey Commission
    • Date: 1890

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  • Map
    Middlesex Fells. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Geo. H. Walker & Co.
    • Date: 1903
  • Map
    Birds eye view of Mass., R.I. & Conn. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Oriented with north to the right. Shows route of the Joy Line between Boston and New York City. Inset: Map of New York City and East River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Geo. H. Walker & Co. - Joy Steamship Co.
    • Date: 1905
  • Map
    Middlesex Fells Reservation. Scale ca. 1:19,400. Relief shown by hachures. "The Reservation as here shown includes holdings of the Winchester, Medford and Metropolitan Water Boards." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 651/1
    • Contributor: Peters, C.J., & Son, Boston - Massachusetts. Metropolitan District Commission
    • Date: 1919
  • Map
    A general and particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston. Shewing the works in their original and present state, together with sections through the same. Carried on and survey'd ... Scale ca. 1:600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor; copied from original ca. 1927. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by shading. "Amer. & W.I. vol. 127. p. 71." Includes index to points of interest, inset of "General plan of the island of Castle William, shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent island," ca. 1:6,000, and 2 cross section views. Available also...
    • Contributor: Montr√©sor, John
    • Date: 1927
  • Map
    Minute Man National Historical Park, Massachusetts. Scale not given. "1970-392-718/93." Includes text and illus. Text and illus. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1970
  • Map
    Massachusetts "Base map constructed by the Cartographic Division, Soil Conservation Service USDA, from USGS maps, 1:250,000 Series." "Town lines and names from Massachusetts Department of Community Affairs map, October 1970." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1970
  • Map
    States of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut : base map
    Mass.--R.I.--Conn.
    At bottom of "Population key": 1971. Relief shown by spot heights. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1971
  • Map
    Massachusetts; county subdivisions, towns and places. 1970. Scale ca. 1:500,000. Includes "County location index." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of the Census
    • Date: 1971
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore. May 1968. Scale ca. 1:200,000. Folded title: Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts. "1973-515-985/120." Insets: Province Lands area.--Pilgrim Heights area.--Marconi Station area.--Nauset area. Text and illus. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1973
  • Map
    Cape Cod and vicinity "Digitally enhanced false-color composite image." "Landsat image 5444-14084 was recorded at 10:08 a.m., July 6, 1976, by the multispectral scanner on National Aeronautics and Space Administration spacecraft from an orbital altitude of 570 miles (920 km.)." Includes location map. LC copy imperfect: Tears along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1976
  • Map
    Gloucester Harbor, Massachusetts Scale 1:20,000. Facsimile. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976." "BiC-18." Includes sailing information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 700/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - National Ocean Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1976
  • Map
    Preliminary plan, October Mountain Lake, Washington Mountain Brook watershed, Berkshire County, Massachusetts "July 1977." Relief shown by contours. At head of title: Figure 3. Oriented with north to the right. "1,R-10,869." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1977
  • Map
    Preliminary plan, Washington Mountain Brook channel work, Washington Mountain Brook watershed, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Shows flood control structures. "July 1977." At head of title: Figure 7. Includes 3 cross-sections and perspective view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1977
  • Map
    Minute Man National Historical Park, Massachusetts Scale ca. 1:37,500. Title from verso. "Reprint 1977." Includes text. Text and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1977
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore Scale ca. 1:190,080. Folded title: Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts. "Reprint 1977." Includes text. Insets: 1. Province Lands area.--2. Pilgrim Heights area.--3. Marconi Station area.--4. Nauset area. Text and ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1977
  • Map
    Anticipated plant communities & land uses with planned project, Washington Mountain Brook watershed "1,R-10,869." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1979
  • Map
    Hampshire County, Massachusetts "Map edited 1979." Title in lower margin: Hampshire Co., Mass. : N4210.5-W7211.5/23.5x53, 1979. "Compiled from USGS 1:24,000-scale topographic maps dated 1964-1973. Planimetry revised from aerial photographs taken 1975 and other source data." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1979
  • Map
    Nantucket County, Massachusetts Title in lower margin: Nantucket Co., Mass. : N 4114-W6957/10x23, 1979. "Compiled from USGS 1:24,000-scale topographic maps dated 1972-1977." "Planimetry revised from aerial photographs taken 1969-1977 and other source data." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1979
  • Map
    Massachusetts : 1979 "Base map constructed by the Cartographic Division, Soil Conservation Service, USDA, from USGS maps, 1:250,000 Series." "Town lines and names from Massachusetts Department of Community Affairs map, October 1970." In lower margin: Figure 7. Without legend. Some town areas tinted yellow or green. "1,P-12,701." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1980
  • Map
    Plymouth County, Massachusetts "Compiled in 1976 from USGS 1:24,000-scale topographic maps dated 1961-1972." "Planimetry revised from aerial photographs taken 1972." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1980
  • Map
    Status of important farmlands maps as of January 1, 1982 : Massachusetts Title in right upper margin: Important farmlands maps. "Base map constructed by the Cartographic Division, Soil Conservation Service USDA, from USGS maps, 1:250,000 Series." In right lower margin: Figure 6. Includes notes and index of important farmlands maps. "12,975." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1982
  • Map
    Status of the Massachusetts river basin planning program as of January 1, 1982 : Massachusetts Title in right upper margin: Massachusetts river basin planning program. "Base map constructed by the Cartographic Division, Soil Conservation Service USDA, from USGS maps, 1:250,000 Series." In right lower margin: Figure 7. Includes notes. "1,P-12,697." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. Soil Conservation Service
    • Date: 1982
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts "*GPO: 1982--361-578/141." Panel title. Title at top: Cape Cod. Designed to be folded to ca. 10 x 21 cm. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1982
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts "*GPO: 1988--201-941/80058. Reprint 1988." Panel title. Title at top: Cape Cod. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1988
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts "*GPO: 1989--242-345/80186. Reprint 1989." Panel title. Title at top: Cape Cod. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1989
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts "*GPO: 1990--262-100/00227. Reprint 1990." Panel title. Title at top: Cape Cod. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1990
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, official map and guide "*GPO: 1992--312-248/40190. Reprint 1992." Panel title. Title at top: Cape Cod. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1992
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, official map and guide "*GPO: 1994--301-085/80167. Reprint 1994." Panel title. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1994
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, official map and guide "*GPO: 1995--387-038/00220. Reprint 1995." Panel title. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1995
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, bicycle trails Panel title. Includes text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1997
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts, official map and guide "*GPO: 1997--417-648/60081. Reprint 1997." Panel title. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1997
  • Map
    Map of Boston and adjacent country showing that city to be the geographical as well as intellectual and moral centre of one half of the globe Relief shown pictorially. Annotated in black ink on verso: Map of Boston. LC copy imperfect: Brittle; portions of edges missing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; Andrew Cosentino; 2000? Acquisitions control no.99-109a
    • Contributor: Shortfellow, A.
    • Date: 19??
  • Map
    Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge: Concord/Sudbury units "October 2000." Shows recreational facilities. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    • Date: 2000
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts "*GPO: 2002--491-282/40243. Reprint 2002." Panel title. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2002
  • Map
    Parker River National Wildlife Refuge "October 2002." Shows recreational facilities, including waterfowl hunting areas. Oriented with north to the left. Includes 2 location maps and notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    • Date: 2002
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts "*GPO: 2005--310-394/00218. Reprint 2005." Title from panel. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2005
  • Map
    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts "*GPO: 2007--330-358/00797. Reprint 2007." Title from panel. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2007
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    Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts "*GPO: 2010--357-940/80564. Reprint 2010." Title from panel. Includes text and location map. Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2010