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    Cities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
    • Date: 1500

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    Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Beyond A thematic collection exploring changing models of the universe through time, ideas of life on other words and Carl Sagan’s place in the tradition of science. It features manuscripts, rare books, celestial atlases, newspaper articles, sheet music and movie posters. Like our ancestors, we look up at the heavens and wonder. What is the structure of the universe? How significant are we? Are we ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

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    General Maps This category includes maps that typically portray the physical environment and a variety of cultural elements for a geographic area at a particular point in time. The maps in this category show a geographic area larger than a city or town and do not display a subject that is part of one of the thematic categories.
    • Date: 1290

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    Military Battles and Campaigns This category contains maps showing campaigns of major military conflicts including troop movements, defensive structures and groundworks, roads to and from sites of military engagements, campsites, and local buildings, topography and vegetation. Some of the maps are manuscripts drawn on the field of battle, while others are engraved including some that have manuscript annotations reflecting the history of the battle or campaign. A significant ...
    • Date: 1570

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    [Maps of the Baja California peninsula from approximately 1632 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Baja California, which are not represented in the LC database by separate catalog records. This collection includes single printed maps and photocopies of printed or manuscript single maps as well as some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps cover the peninsula of Baja California as a whole, including the states ...
    • Date: 1632
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    Maryland--colony granted by King Charles I of England : to Lord Baltimore and his heirs 1632 / Catalog Record Only Pictorial map containing cartoon-type drawings of human figures, animals, and ships in Maryland as it was in 1632. Covers only what is now eastern Maryland and Delaware. Relief shown pictorially. Gift; Tom Chalkley; November 2015. LC copy imperfect: All 4 sheet edges trimmed. Includes title cartouche in the shape of an open scroll and the state coat-of-arms.
    • Contributor: Chalkley, Tom - Charles I
    • Date: 1632
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    Atlas sive Cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Mercator, Gerardus
    • Date: 1632
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    Austria Archiducatus Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Lazius, Wolfgang
    • Date: 1632