Collection Items

  • Map
    Pascaert van Nieuw Nederlandt Virginia, ende Nieuw-Engelandt ... Shows northeast coast of the United States from New England to Virginia including coastal features and other geographical entities. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Attributed to Joan Vinckeboons by comparison with his other Dutch maps in Henry Harrisse collection. Described in Terrae incognitae, v. xvi, 1984. Richard W. Stephenson's The Henry Harrisse collection ... , p. 40; the second volume has binder's title "Manuscript maps Atlantic ...
    • Contributor: Vinckeboons, Joan
    • Date: 1639
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pe... Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Date and attribution from On the Map, 1983 (Figure 24). First state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne with the imprint in the cartouche under the title. No longitude lines are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated with pencil in bottom margin. Stamped ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1685
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pe... Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink in upper left margin: 64. Pencil annotations in bottom margin. LC copy imperfect: Creased, ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1700
  • Map
    A new map of Virginia with Maryland, Delaware & v. Covers Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware and parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Washington. Title from label that was original affixed to map in lower right margin. At lower left: Engraved by William Hooker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by label with title. Copy ...
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Hooker, William
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Mar...
    Colton's map of Virginia
    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Includes population statistical tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 91-37
    • Contributor: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Colton, J. H.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Wes... Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Colton's map of the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Greenwich and Washington meridians. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-25
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1876
  • Map
    Map showing the Southern Maryland Railroad and its connection... Covers Maryland, eastern Virginia, Delmarva Peninsula, and southeastern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows shipping routes in Chesapeake Bay. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1881 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress in Washington." Hand col. in red to show Southern Maryland R.R. and in blue to show connecting lines and ...
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Southern Maryland Railroad
    • Date: 1881
  • Map
    Map of the Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C.... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also ...
    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
  • Map
    Development of Great Falls for water power and increase of wa... Covers Potomac River watershed above Great Falls. Shows sub-watersheds, gaging stations, and reservoir sites. Title and imprint from accompanying text. On t.p. of accompanying text: Letter from the chairman of the Federal Power Commission ... together with the report of Maj. M.C. Tyler. Accompanied by t.p. and p. 91-102 of: Senate document no. 403, 60th Congress, 3d session : Development of Great Falls for ...
    • Contributor: Tyler, M. C. - United States. Government Printing Office - United States. Congress. Senate - United States. Federal Power Commission
    • Date: 1921
  • Map
    Route map of the Norfolk & Washington Steamboat Company : sho... Includes notes and distance table. Text, 3 deck plans, and fare table on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Company
    • Date: 1920
  • Map
    Carte de la baye de Chesapeack et pays voisins, Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Tom. XIV." "No. 8." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: [Bellin, Jacques Nicolas]
    • Date: 1757
  • Map
    Karte von der Bay Chesapeack und den benachbarten Landen zur ... Scale ca. 1:2,300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. LC copy annotated: Ml. 25 0'00. "No. 11." "T.XVI.C." From Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und Lande. 1758. v. 16, p. 538. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1758
  • Map
    Carte de la baie de Chesapeake et de la partie navigable des ... Scale ca. 1:525,000. Oriented with north to the right. Depths shown by soundings. "14." From the author's Neptune americo-septentrional contenant les côtes. 1778-80. Includes text and inset "Plan de la Baie Herring en Maryland." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Two copies. Copy 1 sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Vault AACR2: 110; 650/1; 651/2; 700/1
    • Contributor: France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine - Sartine, Antoine De - Petit
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    Chart showing the depth of the James and York rivers as they ... Scale ca. 1:200,000. Title from P. L. Phillips' A list of maps of America, p. 227. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north to the right. Shows settlements, points of interest, and aids to navigation. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1781
  • Map
    This survey of the River Patapsco and part of Chesapeake Bay, Scale ca. 1:40,960. Hand colored. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Includes notes, "Description of ranges," and insets of "Annapolis Harbour & roads" and "Survey of the harbour of Baltimore and the waters adjacent." Maps for an Emerging Nation, #44. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Brantz, Lewis - Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1819
  • Map
    Americæ pars, nunc Virginia dicta : primum ab Anglis inuenta,... Scale ca. 1:1,700,000. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Pictorial map. Covers coastal region from Cape Fear to Chesapeake Bay. From Thomas Hariot's A briefe and true report of the new found land of Virginia, 1590. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: White, John - Bry, Theodor De - Harriot, Thomas
    • Date: 1590
  • Map
    Virginia Relief shown pictorially. Facsimile. Gift; Library of Virginia; April 24, 1999. Original version: [London : Printed by J.H. for T. Slater, 1629]. 10th state of map, rev. 1624. Appears in: The true travels, adventures, and observations of Captaine Iohn Smith, in Europe, Asia, Affrica, and America, from anno Domini 1593 to 1629. Oriented with north to the right. Includes ill. and notes. In lower ...
    • Contributor: Smith, John - Franklin Press (Richmond, Va.)
    • Date: 1819
  • Map
    Virginia Relief shown pictorially. This map was issued with but not integral to Historia mundi, and is either inserted or pasted in some copies, appearing in various locations in the text. Phillips, 451 Phillips, 4255 Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 24-85
    • Contributor: Hall, Ralph
    • Date: 1636
  • Map
    Nova Virginiæ tabula. Copy has date annotated on verso: 1644. Relief shown pictorially. Oriented with north to the right. Includes col. ill. German text on verso. Gift; From the collection of Dr. Gerald D. Aurbach, given in his memory by his wife, Hanna, and daughters, Elissa and Pamela. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 94-27 Vault
    • Contributor: Hondius, Hendrik
    • Date: 1644
  • Map
    A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands be... Scale ca. 1:875,000. Fourth state. Printed on vellum. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/1
    • Contributor: Warner, John - Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax
    • Date: 1747
  • Map
    A survey of the northern neck of Virginia, being the lands be... Scale ca. 1:875,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated to show roads, plantations, counties and towns. AACR2: 651/1;700/1
    • Contributor: Warner, John - Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax
    • Date: 1747
  • Map
    A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the w... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet. Relief shown pictorially. "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax ..." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1428 Includes distance chart added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Fry, Joshua - Jefferson, Peter - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1755
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet ...
    Map of Virginia
    Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map. Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil. Handwritten annotations on ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Dawson, E. - Giles, William Branch
    • Date: 1827
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland, constructed from the latest aut...
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Annotated in red ink. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820 for Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. LC copy imperfect: On tracing paper, missing section of left border repaired with tape, torn and ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1832
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and Maryland : constructed from the latest au...
    Virginia & Maryland
    "J.H. Young Sc." Prime meridian: Washington. Cover title "Virginia & Maryland." Population data for counties in Virgina and Maryland pasted on verso of front cover. Signed inside cover: M. Fillmore, Buffalo N.Y. Includes statistical tables of population according to the census of 1820. Inset: Plan of Washington City & Georgetown. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated ...
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1834
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia, constructed in conformity to ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 14th day of April 1826, by John Tyler, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Originally printed on 9 sheets. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes, ill., and views of Richmond and the University of Virginia. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von) - Tanner, Benjamin
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia, reduced from the nine sheet m... Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, and tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes. Routes annotated and roads corrected in ink, pencil, and blue pencil; several ink blots on recto; annotated in two places on verso: Presented ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet ... Relief shown by hachures. Spot heights added in red ink. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, and tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia, constructed in conformity to ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings on Drummond's Lake only. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 14th day of April 1826, by John Tyler, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes, and views of Richmond and the University of Virginia. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    [A map of the state of Virginia : constructed in conformity t... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Title and edition statement from printed original. Prime meridian: Washington. Sun print. Includes geological remarks, tables of population and steam boat routes, memoranda, and views of Richmond and the University of Virginia. This photocopy includes sheets 1, 3-5, 7 and 8 of the original 9 sheets. Extensive corrections, annotations, and additions to towns and features in ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia : constructed in conformity to... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 14th day of April, 1826, by John Tyler, Governor of the State of Virginia." Prime meridian: Washington. Includes tables of steam boat routes and altitudes, and view of Richmond. This photocopy includes sheets 2, 3, 5 and 9 of the original 9 sheets Grid annotations in orange crayon, other ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia, constructed in conformity to ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. This ed. is lacking plate 7 of the original 9 plates. Gift; Library of Virginia; April 24, 1999. Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes, ill., and views of Richmond and the University of Virginia. Printer's proof. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    A map of the state of Virginia, reduced from the nine sheet m... Relief shown by hachures. Donated by the Library of Virginia, April 24, 1999. Prime meridian: Washington. Includes geological remarks, memoranda, and tables of population, altitudes, and steam boat routes. Printer's proof. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Böÿe, Herman - Buchholtz, L. V. (Lewis Von)
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Map of the state of Virginia : showing the advantages of the ... Shows major railways to the west. Relief shown by contours. Also covers Maryland, West Virginia, and Delaware. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy in lower left corner stamped in blue ink: 66. LC copy imperfect: Torn with minor losses along vertical fold lines and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Quackenbush, Eugene - Ed. W. Welcke & Bro
    • Date: 1875
  • Map
    The tourist's pocket map of the state of Virginia : exhibitin... Relief shown by contours. Prime meridian: Washington. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the eastern District of Pennsylvania." Signed on verso: Millard Fillmore March 1853. Includes lists of steamboat and stagecoach routes, and indexed inset of the District of Columbia. "Population of Virginia by Counties, in ...
    • Contributor: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. - Young, J. H.
    • Date: 1853
  • Map
    Map of Virginia and West Va., North & part of South Carolina,... Does not show any schools in Maryland and Delaware. Relief shown by hachures. Shows radial distances from Hampton. Also shows and identifies counties and railroads. At lower left: M.A.L. fecit May 1876. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Affixed to map is original printed letter dated November 1876 that is from S.C. Armstrong, principal of the Institute, and that explains use of star symbols for schools ...
    • Contributor: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute (Va.) - American Photo-Lithographic Company - Armstrong, S. C. (Samuel Chapman)
    • Date: 1876
  • Map
    Preliminary map of a part of the south side of James River
    South side of James River, 1864
    Shows the names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward upper left. At head of title: Chief Engineer's Office D.N.V. Maj Genl. J.F. Gilmer, chief engr. On sheets nos. 1 and 2: Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer. Presented to the West Point Military Academy by his only daughter, Mrs J.F. Minis, ...
    • Contributor: Gilmer, Jeremy Francis - Patton, J. Houston - Campbell, Albert H. (Albert Henry) - Confederate States of America. Army. Department of Northern Virginia. Chief Engineer's Office - United States Military Academy - Virginia Historical Society
    • Date: 1864
  • Map
    Map of the Arlington, Va. National Cemetery Relief shown by hachures. Above compass rose: Magnetic meridian spring of 1892. Annotated on original map: From Report on the re-burial of the Confederate dead in Arlington Cemetery ... by the Charles Broadway Rouss Camp No. 1191, United Confederate Veterans of Washington. Washington. 1901. E641.U57. "Official." Oriented with north to the right. "B-3." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps. Depot Quartermaster's Office - Norris Peters Co. - United Confederate Veterans. Washington, D.C. Division. Charles Broadway Rouss Camp No.
    • Date: 1901
  • Map
    Map of George Washington's land at Mount Vernon, Fairfax Coy.... Insets: drawings of mansion house and of Washington's tomb ; "Plan of the grounds around Mt. Vernon Mansion with the names of the buildings as used in G. Washington's time." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gillingham, W. - Washington, George
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Campbell County, city of Lynchburg, Virginia : 1:50 000-scale... Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Title in margin: Campbell County, city of Lynchburg, Va. Includes location map, index to 1:24 000-scale maps, and conversion table. "37079-C1-CF-050." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - Virginia. Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy - Virginia. Department of Transportation
    • Date: 1993
  • Map
    A plan of the county of Fairfax on Potomack River the middle ... Also covers Arlington and Loudoun counties. Relief shown by hachures. Map described in R.W. Stephenson's The Cartography of northern Virginia: The earliest known map of Fairfax County is a pen and ink sketch apparently drawn between 1745, when Rocky Run Church was established, and 1749, when Alexandria was laid out. Although unsigned, this manuscript map is believed to have been drawn by Daniel Jenings, ...
    • Contributor: Jenings, Daniel
  • Map
    Topographical map of the Estate of Great Falls Manufacturing ... Scale 1:25,000. Relief shown by contour lines and shading. Sun print. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: De La Camp, J. (John) - Great Falls Manufacturing Company - De La Camp, J.
    • Date: 1866
  • Map
    Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of lan...
    Captain Willoughby Newton's including deed for 6421 acre of land in the County of Fairfax :
    Shows the parcel bounded by Bull Run Creek to the south, Cub Run to the west, and Little Rocky Run to the east in Fairfax County, Virginia and names of landowners. Title from verso of sheet. Pen-and-ink on four sheets of paper pasted together with red wax. Purchase; FY '15 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; April 2015. Imperfect: Numerous separations and small losses along ...
    • Contributor: Davis, Elias
    • Date: 1748
  • Map
    Map of Fauquier County, Virginia. Scale ca. 1:85,000. Photocopy. Relief shown by hachures. Author inscription taken from "Catalogue of Topographic and Geologic Maps of Virginia" by Joseph K. Roberts and Robert O. Bloomer. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated: Purchased: County Clerk, Fauquier County. AACR2: 651
    • Contributor: [Garden, H. D.]
    • Date: 1876
  • Map
    Map of Fauquier County, Virginia. Relief shown in hachures and spot heights. Shows magisterial districts, schools, and churches and Hunt jurisdictions. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes statistical information. Accompanied by historical note, 45 p. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Fauquier County (Va.) Board of Trade
    • Date: 1914
  • Map
    Copy Major John Thornton's platt. Thomas Jefferson's copy of a 1718 survey by Francis Eppes of property at the junction of the Rivanna and Fluvanna Rivers. Gift; Janet Hall; Mar. 10 1995. Accompanied by manuscript letter and photo copy of verso of letter attached to topographic map of Elk Hill region. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes Thomas Jefferson's signature and ...
    • Contributor: Eppes, Francis - Jefferson, Thomas
    • Date: 177?
  • Map
    The platt of Safford [i.e. Stafford] from the mouth of upper ...
    The platt of Stafford from the mouth of upper Machotich to the mouth of Chappawamsick
    Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted on cloth. Oriented with north to the right. In ink in top right corner: 11-D crossed out. Map stamped in lower right margin: U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives no. 374.; map stamped in lower right corner U.S.C. & G. Survey. Library and Archives no. 1324 (in blue ink); blue bordered label torn off in lower right corner. ...
    • Contributor: Savage, John
    • Date: 173?
  • Map
    Fort Myer and vicinity Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Stamped on and annotated on verso: War Dept. 1, 3091 B, 1885. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 481 DCP Vault
    • Contributor: Myer, Albert L. - Meston, R. D.
    • Date: 1885