Collection Items

  • Map
    Map of Philadelphia showing population in year 1920, as enumerated in U.S. Census, and existing electric railway system Scale ca. 1:43,000. Shows radial distances and unelectrified railroads. Also shows unelectrified railroads. Also covers adjacent suburbs. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 650/3; 650/4
    • Contributor: Philadelphia. Department of City Transit
    • Date: 1921
  • Map
    Ribbon map of the [Fa]ther of Waters. Shows distances, landings, and names of some landowners. On label, pasted on: Dw'd P. Fe [remainder missing]. "This patent is for the 'IDEA' ... July 1866, Myron Coloney, Sidney B. Fairchild, inventors & pateniees [sic]." "Coloney & Fairchild's patent ribbon maps." Designed for a traveller aboard a steamship. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no....
    • Contributor: Coloney & Fairchild
    • Date: 1866
  • Map
    Norman's chart of the lower Mississippi River, Scale ca. 1:140,000. Alternate title: From Natchez to New Orleans. Hand colored. Cadastral map showing landowners. LC copy 2 imperfect: Pieces missing primarily along outside margin and discolored. Shows plantations with names of owners. LC copy 3 in Maps of the Mississippi River exhibit, Nov. 1973-Jan. 1974, no. 29. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus....
    • Contributor: Persac, Marie Adrien - Norman, Benjamin Moore - J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1858
  • Map
    Plano del Rio Grande de S. Pedro situado en la latitud sur de 32 grs. y en la longitud de 325 grs. 45 mins., meridiano de Tenerife Shows southern portion of Patos Lagoon in the region of Rio Grande. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north to the right. Watermarks: D. & C. Blauw; and, Strasburg fleur-de-lis. Watermarks dated from 1733-1827. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 176 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Annotation in...
    • Contributor: Garzia, Pedro
    • Date: 1733
  • Book/Printed Material
    American state papers : documents, legislative and executive, of the Congress of the United States Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1832

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