Collection Items

  • Map
    A new map of Nova Scotia, and Cape Breton Island with the adj... Scale ca. 1:1,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. "VII" located above upper right corner of border. Shows Maritime Provinces, New England, and St. Lawrence Valley region to Montreal. From the author's The American atlas. 1775. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes table of sources of observations. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
  • Article
    Maps of Acadia National Park - Mapping the National Parks - D... 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 ...