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 ...
American Colonization Society - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
St. Pauls River, Liberia at its mouth
"The numbers indicate depth in fathoms, April 8th, 1867." Relief shown by hachures on canal map. Depths shown by soundings on St. Paul River map. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of "Trial section of canal along line no. 1." Vault
Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes
Shows Anderson's route from Monrovia to Musardu west of the Saint Paul River. Relief shown by hachures. Annotated in pencil with notes about elevation and the St. Paul River settlements. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
Anderson, Benjamin J. K.
Sketch of the Careysburg Road, &c.
Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed table and notes. Vault