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.
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 ...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
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.
La sphere artificielle ou armilaire oblique : elevée sur l'horizon a la latitude de Paris
Includes diagrams of the Copernican, Brahean, Cartesian, and Ptolemaic systems, maps of the Sun and Moon, Venus, Mercury, Mars and Jupiter, and two diagrams showing the Earth's parallels. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stamped on verso: 3641. Trimmed and mounted in right margin, another image of an armillary sphere: La sphere du monde, selon ...
Fer, Nicolas De - Starckman, P. - Picart, Bernard
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 ...
Provinces Des Pais Bas Divisees Suivant Les Traites.
Map of Belgium after Treaties of Utrecht, Rastatt and Antwerp between the Emperor of Prussia and the Etats Generaux. Coats of arms of Brandebourg, France, Etats Generaux and Austria. Map of the Low Countries (Belgium).
Catalog Record Only
Scale not given. Title from label on case. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows selected landowners and points of interest. Includes text. Vault AACR2: 650/1; 651/2