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    View of the Mission of Sault-Saint-Louis.
    Vue de la Mission du Sault St Louis
    This drawing depicts the French mission to the Iroquois at Sault-Saint-Louis (present-day Caughnawaga or Kahnawake, near Montreal, Canada). Founded on the banks of the Saint Lawrence River in 1680, the mission was where the Jesuit Joseph-François Lafitau lived among the Iroquois for five years, from 1712 to 1717. Lafitau was educated in rhetoric and philosophy and steeped in theology and the classics. At age...
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    [Maps of Alaska--various subjects Education-Fish & Fisheries]
    Alternate supplied title: Alaska title collection--drawer 14 | Alternate supplied title: Alaska title collection--various subjects Education-Fish & Fisheries
    This record covers single maps of Alaska as a whole covering various subjects, 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 and may also include multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. To request a specific map or for more information,...
    • Date: 1875-01-01
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    [Map of North America showing Indian tribes] Title provided by cataloger. Manuscript information about tribes over printed base map. Pencil, pen-and-ink and watercolor. The base map has the name of Oklahoma as Indian Territory and the Dakotas as "Dakota". Darkened and brittle, with creases from rollling, and losses along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1890-01-01
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    Map of the New Discovery Made by the Jesuit Fathers in 1672 and Continued by Father Jacques Marquette, from the Same Group, Accompanied by a Few Frenchmen in the Year 1673, Named ...
    Carte de la nouvelle découverte que les RR. Pères Jésuites ont fait en l'année 1672 et continuée par le R. Père Jacques Marquette, de la mesme compagnie, accompagné de quelques François en l'année 1673, qu'on pourra nommer la Manitounie
    In May-July 1673 the French cartographer and explorer Louis Jolliet (1645-1700) and the Jesuit priest Father Jacques Marquette (1637-75) were the first Europeans to descend the Mississippi River from the region of the Great Lakes to its confluence with the Arkansas River. Their goal was to locate a passage to the Pacific Ocean. They soon noticed, however, that the Mississippi ran south in the...
    • Contributor: Jolliet, Louis - Marquette, Jacques
    • Date: 1673-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Aboriginal map of Tennessee Relief shown by hachures. Shows reservations, settlements, forts, and stations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1886-01-01
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    Map showing Indian reservations within the limits of the United States : 1883 Prime meridians: Washington, D.C. and Greenwich. Inset of Indian Territory in Northeastern Oklahoma. 6 x 6 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth. LC copy imperfect: tear in upper, middle portion of map.
    • Contributor: Price, Hiram - Brodie, P. T. (Paul Thomas)
    • Date: 1883
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    Map showing the location of the Indian reservations within the limits of the United States and territories Prime meridians: Washington, D.C. and Greenwich. Inset: Alaska Scale [ca. 1:25,000,000]. 12 x 15 cm. Inset: Mission In. Res. in California. 10 x 7 cm. Inset: Indian Territory in Northeastern Oklahoma. 6 x 8 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Oberly, John H. - United States. Office of Indian Affairs
    • Date: 1888-01-01
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    Map by which the Creek Indians gave their statement at Fort Strother on the 22nd Jany, 1816 : [Alabama and Georgia]. Shows Alabama and Georgia from the Tombigbee River in the west to the southern Great Smoky Mountains and the Savannah River in the east and indicating U.S. Army forts in that region. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. Includes note on verso. On verso in pencil at upper left: Catalogued W. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Date: 1816-01-01
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    Ethnographical map of the Indian tribes of North America, A.D. 1592 Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated in pencil, including change of date in the title to 1650. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 50-84 Vault
    • Contributor: Eastman, Seth
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    A map of the north west parts of America, with the utmost respect, inscrib'd to His Excellency, Sir Guy Carleton, Knight of the Bath: Captain General and Governor of the province of ... Scale ca. 1:2,000,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Annotated with names and descriptive notes and letterpress. Watermark: J. Whatman. Shows Indian tribes of western Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 787 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Henry, Alexander
    • Date: 1776-01-01
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    [Maps of Kansas--various subjects Geology-I]
    Alternate supplied title: Kansas title collection drawer 9 | Alternate supplied title: Kansas title collection--various subjects Geology-I
    This record covers single maps of Kansas as a whole covering various subjects, 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 and may also include some multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. These maps show various subjects, such as geology...

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    Map of Louisiana, View of New Orleans.
    Carte de la Louisiane, vue de la Nouvelle-Orléans
    The French royal engineer, de Beauvilliers, drew this 1720 map of the entire hydrographic network of the Mississippi River, from the Illinois Country to New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico, and the regions west of the Mississippi, stretching through present-day Texas and into New Mexico. The map was made in Paris, based on the journal of Jean-Baptiste Bénard de la Harpe (1683--1765), "commander...
    • Contributor: Bénard De La Harpe, Jean-Baptiste - Beauvilliers, De, 1730
    • Date: 1720-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Taking Possession of Louisiana and the Mississippi River, in the Name of Louis XIVth, by Cavelier de La Salle [From Rouen] on April 9, 1682.
    Prise de Possession de la Louisiane et du Fleuve Mississipi, Au Nom de Louis XIV, par Cavelier de la Salle [de Rouen], le 9 Avril 1682. Dédiée au Général T. Beauregard, et accompagné d'un texte explicatif
    This lithograph from the 1870s by Jean-Adolphe Bocquin illustrates the claiming of Louisiana for France by René Robert Cavelier de La Salle, an event that helped to make La Salle one of the heroes of France's first colonial empire. La Salle was born in Rouen in 1643. Educated at a Jesuit college, he originally intended to enter the priesthood, but in 1666 he left...
    • Contributor: Bocquin, Jean-Adolphe, Active 19th Century
    • Date: 1870-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    Map of the former territorial limits of the Cherokee "Nation of" Indians ; Map showing the territory originally assigned Cherokee "Nation of" Indians. "Fifth annual report, plate VIII and plate IX." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Royce, C. C.
    • Date: 1884-01-01
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    Map of Nebraska and Dakota and portions of the states and territories bordering thereon Shows location of Fort Meade and Fort Hartsuff annotated in blue pencil. Also indicates Native American reservations and territories. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Miss Eleanor Sherman Fitch; July 7, 1942. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S207 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of "surveys and reconnoissances" used in compiling this map. LC copy...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble)
    • Date: 1867-01-01
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    Indian tribes, reservations and settlements in the United States Inset: Alaska. [Scale ca. 1:32,186,880]. 7 x 12 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Attahvich, Sam - United States. Office of Indian Affairs
    • Date: 1939-01-01
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    United States. "Map showing the location of the Indian Tribes within the United States." Prepared to accompany the Manual of Missions. Benton Coll. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co
    • Date: 1868-01-01
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    The Mississippi Relief shown pictorially. Shows trees, animals, and names of the Indian nations. Pen-and-ink and watercolor mounted on cloth. Manuscript copy of manuscript original. "This is the copy of a sketch of the Mississippi River and country, contained in a manuscript map ... has the following title Carte génerale de la France septentrionale, contenant dans la dʹecouverte du pays des Ilinois ... made by the...
    • Contributor: Joliet, Louis - Franquelin, Jean Baptiste Louis - Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg)
    • Date: 1850-01-01
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    Geographical Map of New France Made by Mr. de Champlain of Saintonge, Ordinary Captain for the King's Navy.
    Carte geographiqve de la Novvelle Franse faictte par le Sievr de Champlain Saint Tongois cappitaine ordinaire povr le Roy en la marine
    New France was born more than four centuries ago as a result of the determination and talents of Samuel de Champlain (1574--1635), a native of Saintonge, France. Champlain embarked for Canada from Honfleur on March 15, 1603, and reached Tadoussac after a 40-day Atlantic crossing. He first explored some 50--60 kilometers up the Saguenay River. He then traveled up the Saint Lawrence River to...
    • Contributor: Pelletier, David - Champlain, Samuel De
    • Date: 1612-01-01
    • Resource: - 1 page
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    [Maps of Alaska--various subjects Glaciers to 1961-Magnetism to 1955]
    Alternate supplied title: Alaska title collection--drawer 19 | Alternate supplied title: Alaska title collection--various subjects Glaciers to 1961-Magnetism to 1955
    This record covers single maps of Alaska as a whole covering various subjects, 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 and may also include multi-sheet single maps, plates from atlases, books or periodicals, and printed facsimiles. To request a specific map or for more information,...
    • Date: 1900-01-01
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    G. Malcolm Lewis collection of cartographic activities of the North American Indian and Inuit peoples at the Library of Congress, 1972-2000 The G. Malcolm Lewis collection of cartographic activities of the North American Indian and Inuit peoples at the Library of Congress is an archive of historical geography research compiled over nearly three decades. This collection consists of over 6000 items of research materials used to investigate the cartographic encounter between Indigenous nations of North America and explorers and colonists from Europe. In this archive...
    • Contributor: Lewis, G. Malcolm
    • Date: 1972
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    A new map of Iowa : accompanied with notes by W. Barrows Also shows territory occupied by Native American tribes. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Includes ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. LC copy imperfect: Wanting notes.
    • Contributor: Doolittle & Munson - Barrows, Willard
    • Date: 1845-01-01
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    United States digital map library US GenWeb project.
    Table of Contents. United States digital map library Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Includes historic state and county maps and Indian land cessions.
    • Date: 1999
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    Map of the Indian tribes of North America, about 1600 A.D. along the Atlantic, & about 1800 A.D. westwardly Relief shown pictorially. "Pendleton's Lithography." From: American Antiquarian Society. Transactions and collections. Vol. 2, 1836, fol. p. 264. Hand colored to show the location of Indian tribes and 11 linguistic families. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Gallatin, Albert - American Antiquarian Society
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    Premier series map of Oklahoma and Indian Territory. "Indian nations and Indian, forest, grazing, saline, and wood reservations shown by red boundaries." Includes indexes. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geographical Publishing Co
    • Date: 1905-01-01