Collection Items

  • Map
    Chart of the coast of Maine Relief shown by hachures on some sheets. Depths shown by soundings on some sheets. On some sheets: Entered according to Act of Congress, by Capt. Seward Porter, in the year 1837, in the Clerks office of the District Court of Massachusetts. Some sheets lack geographic coordinates and bar scale. Orientation varies. Sheets numbered: No. 1 ... No. 9. Ristow. American maps and mapmakers. Available...
    • Contributor: Porter, Seward - Moody - T. Moore's Lithography
    • Date: 1837

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  • Article
    Maps of Acadia National Park - Mapping the National Parks - Digital Collections Acadia, established in 1919, was the first national park east of the Mississippi River. It was also the first national park on a coast, and the first to be donated to the federal government by private individuals who gave land that they had previously owned as well as land specifically purchased, in order to preserve it for the use of the public. Early European...