Collection Items

  • Map
    L'Amerique, divisée en tous ses pays et etats : dressée sur de nouveaux mémoires et sur les derniers observations Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the left. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 133 Includes inset of eastern and western hemispheres, text, and cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Sectioned in half vertically, mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Longchamps, Sébastian G. - Janvier, Jean Denis - Chambon, Gobert-Denis
    • Date: 1754
  • Map
    Nle. carte d'Amerique : dressée sur les mémoires les plus récens et assujetie aux derniers observations astronomiques
    Nouvelle carte d'Amerique | Amerique septentrionale et meridionale :
    Relief shown pictorially. Originally published in 1770. Prime meridian: Ferro. Gift; Raymond Nasher; October, 1998. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the Bering Strait region, text in margin surrounding map, and col. ill. Acquisitions control no. 1999-018
    • Contributor: Desnos, Louis-Charles
    • Date: 1781
  • Map
    America Relief shown pictorially. Shows major cities, political divisions, physical features, and areas of Indian habitation; Mississippi River as boundary between [French] Louisiana and the United States; Greenland, islands in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, western Europe, west coast of Africa, and the Mediterranean Sea. English and Spanish. Longitude based on Greenwich meridian. LC copy imperfect: Partly torn at lower edge. Includes dates of exploration...
    • Contributor: Thomson, John - J. & G. Menzies
    • Date: 1813