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  • Map
    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso: Map of Liberia by Am. Col'n Soc'y, Jan'y 1870. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Inset: Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes / by Benjn. Anderson, 1868-69.
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1870-01-01
  • Map
    Republic of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows Liberian coastal area. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Monrovia and Cape Musurado -- Junk River and Marshall -- Edina and Grand Bassa -- Cestos -- Sangwin River -- Sinou. Vault
    • Contributor: United States. Navy Department - Lynch, William Francis
    • Date: 1853-01-01
  • Map
    Republic of Liberia Shows Liberian coastal area. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Insets: Monrovia and Cape Musurado -- Junk River and Marshall -- Edina and Grand Bassa -- Cestos -- Sangwin River -- Sinou. Vault
    • Contributor: United States. Navy Department - Lynch, William Francis
    • Date: 1853-01-01
  • Map
    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in ink on verso: Map of Liberia printed by the Am. Col'n Soc'y in Jan'y 1870. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Includes profile of mountains and notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes / by...
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1870-01-01
  • 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) - Edward Weber & Co - Ashmun, J. (Jehudi)
    • Date: 1845-01-01
  • Map
    Maryland in Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Cape Palmas. Vault Four copies.
    • Contributor: United States. Navy Department - Lynch, William Francis
    • Date: 1853-01-01
  • Map
    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Copy one annotated with place names in pencil. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Vault
    • Contributor: Gurley, Ralph Randolph - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850-01-01
  • Map
    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in red ink to show additional place names, rivers, and boundaries. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Vault
    • Contributor: Gurley, Ralph Randolph - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850-01-01
  • Map
    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in pencil to change statement of responsibility to "by the American Colonization Society," and to add place names. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Vault
    • Contributor: Gurley, Ralph Randolph - American Colonization Society
    • Date: 1850-01-01
  • Map
    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in col. inks to emphasize Junk River, Cestos River, Sestor's Town and River, and River San Pedro. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Vault
    • Contributor: Gurley, Ralph Randolph
    • Date: 1850-01-01
  • Map
    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in black ink and pencil to show additional place names. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Inset: Map of a journey to Musardu, the capital of the Western Mandingoes / by Benj'n Anderson, 1868-69. Vault
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1870-01-01
  • 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: B.W. Thayer & Co
    • Date: 1840-01-01
  • 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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  • Map
    Map of Liberia, West Africa. Relief shown by hachures. Shows boundary of tribes, mission stations, colonist towns, and native towns. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: G.F. Nesbitt & Company
    • Date: 1830-01-01
  • Article
    Selected Bibliography Selected Readings on Liberia Boley, G.E. Saigbe, Liberia: The Rise and Fall of the First Republic. New York: MacMillan Publishers, 1983 Cassell, C. Abayomi, Liberia: The History of the First African Republic. New York: Fountainhead Publishers', Inc, 1970. Dunn, Elwood D., and Hails, Svend E., Historical Dictionary of Liberia. African Historical Dictionaries Series. Metuchen: Scarecrow Press, 1985. Johnston, Harry, Liberia. London: Hutchinson, 1906. Liebenow,
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  • Map
    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
    • Contributor: Kelly, Captn
    • Date: 1867-01-01
  • Article
    1900 to 1997 One Nation, Many Peoples
  • Article
    1847 to 1871 Nationhood and Survival
  • Article
    1820 to 1847 From Colony to Republic
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    1815 to 1817 Black Colonization
  • Map
    North west part of Montserrado County, Liberia : in ten mile squares. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society. Sheets taped together to form irregular shape. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Date: 1800-01-01
  • Article
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    Rights & Access The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of...
  • Map
    Map of the West Coast of Africa from Sierra Leone to Cape Palmas, including the colony of Liberia Relief shown pictorially. Copy 1 Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and indexed inset of Monrovia. Vault
    • Contributor: Finley, A. (Anthony) - Ashmun, J. (Jehudi) - Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
    • Date: 1830-01-01