Collection Items

  • Map
    Liberia and its vicinity. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: W. Thayer & Co.
    • Date: 184?
  • Map
    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Copy 1; Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Inset: Vicinity of Monrovia / surveyed by J. Ashmun, 1825. Vault
    • Contributor: Coyle, Randolph - M'lain, W. (William) - Ashmun, J. (Jehudi) - Edward Weber & Co.
    • Date: 1845
  • Collection
    Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870 This collection of Liberia maps includes twenty examples from the American Colonization Society (ACS), organized in 1817 to resettle free black Americans in West Africa. These maps show early settlements in Liberia, indigenous political subdivisions, and some of the building lots that were assigned to settlers. This on-line presentation also includes other nineteenth-century maps of Liberia: a map prepared for a book first published ...
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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