Collection Items

  • Book/Printed Material
    Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet: contenant les cartes générales & particulieres de ces pays, ainsi que la carte du royaume de Corée; la plupart levées ... This atlas was prepared to accompany J. B. Du Halde's Description géographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine ... La Haye, 1736. cf. Avertissement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1737
  • Map
    Novvs atlas Sinensis.
    Novus atlas Sinensis
    Covers 16 provinces of China, Korea, and Japan. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text. Philips 3186 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. On verso of shelflist card: At the end of the atlas are "Byvoeghsel van't koninckryck Catay; door I. G.," xviii p., and "Historie van den Tartarischen oorlog," 40 p.
    • Contributor: Martini, Martino
    • Date: 1655

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  • Map
    Map of Illinoise [sic]
    Map of Illinois
    Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes references to the township and range rectangular survey system. Prime meridians: Washington and London. Annotated on verso: No. 960. Title page of "Map of Illinois." Deposited 16 April 1818 by John Melish as proprietor. Mounted on cloth. Discolored with darkening along center fold.
    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Date: 1818
  • Map
    Carta que contiene parte de la costa de la California. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Wagner, H. R. Cartography of the northwest coast, 708 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 81 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Magg's description on verso.
    • Contributor: Muñoz, Bernabe
    • Date: 1787
  • Map
    Mapa, que comprende la Frontera, de los Dominios del Rey, en la America Septentrional. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 91 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Urrutia, José De - Fora, Nicolas De La
    • Date: 1769
  • Map
    [Hmong hand-stitched story cloth maps of mainland Southeast Asia]. Pictorial story cloth maps describing culture and history of the Hmong people, an Asian ethnic group in Southeast Asia. Relief shown pictorially. Title devised by cataloger. Shows embroidered figures, humans, animals, plants, and geographical images of everyday life in a village or farm in Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Mekong River region. Includes white cloth backing and borders of pieced triangles represented mountains for ...
    • Date: 2016