Search Maps

  • Collection
    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

    View 3,756 Items

  • Map
    Nieuwe kaart van Caap der Goede Hoop : in hare rechte jegenwoordige staat At top right margin: No.=43. François Valentijn spelled François Valentyn in title information. Includes inset. "J. van Braam et G. onder de Linden exc. cum Privil." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fold lines and stained throughout with losses along the border.
    • Contributor: Valentijn, François - Braam, J. Van - Linden, G. Onder De.
    • Date: 1726
  • Collection
    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

    View 348 Items

  • Collection
    Rochambeau Map Collection The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American Revolution. The maps ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 200?

    View 71 Items

  • Map
    Nieuwe kaart van het Eyland Sumatra Relief shown pictorially. Also covers Malay Peninsula and adjacent minor islands. Oriented with north to the left. Prime meridian: Ferro [?]. Printed number in upper right corner: N'o 11. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Lightly fold-lined, sheet trimmed. Includes bar scale of "Duytsche Mylen 15 in een Graad."
    • Contributor: Valentijn, François - Braam, J. Van - Linden, G. Onder De.
    • Date: 1726
  • Collection
    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

    View 3,144 Items

  • Collection
    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

    View 4,295 Items

  • Map
    Tabula Indiae Orientalis et Regnorum adjacentium. Shows shipwreck sites, Dutch forts and European trading posts. Also covers East Indies and NW coastline of Australia (called Hollandia Nova). Relief shown pictorially. Appears in: Plate No. 1 A from: Oud en nieuw Oost-Indien ... / door Francois Valentyn. Te Dordrecht ; Amsterdam : Joannes van Braam, Gerard onder de Linden, 1724. Printed number in upper right corner: No. 1. A. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Valentijn, François - Braam, Joannes Van - Linden, G. Onder De.
    • Date: 1726
  • Collection
    [Maps of the state of Chihuahua from approximately 1726 to 1970]. Catalog Record Only This record covers single maps of Chihuahua, 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 Chihuahua as a whole, and municipios of Chihuahua. These maps show various ...
    • Date: 1726
  • Map
    Descripcion de las Indias Ocidentales. Catalog Record Only
    • Contributor: Herrera Y Tordesillas, Antonio De
    • Date: 1726
  • Map
    Tsubowake nijikken Oedo no zu.
    壷分二十間御江戶之圖. Catalog Record Only
    Wood block print. Oriented with north to the right. Within single border (61.1 x 85.3 cm.). Not listed in Kokusho sōmokuroku and Kotenseki sōgō mokuroku. Transferred from Asian Division 4/19/2006. 3470 "圖工・周枩[?]軒"--Colophon.
    • Date: 1726
  • Map
    Le Diocese de Tournay. From the library of Robert Louis Stevenson. In French, in color. Shows towns, terrain, waterways, transportation routes, and district boundaries in the region of Tournay, Belgium. Map of Tournay, Belgium.
    • Contributor: Iaillot, Sr. [jaillot]
    • Date: 1726
  • Map
    Carte nouvelle des royaumes de Tunis et d'Alger / Catalog Record Only LC copy: Positive photocopy ; annotated: Ayer Collection, no. 183. Relief shown pictorially. Shows region bounded by the coasts of southwestern Spain, Sardinia, western Italy, western Sicily and northern Africa, but most detailed along the coast and interior of Algeria and Tunisia south to the Atlas Mountains. Outlines Peyssonnel's 1724-1725 travel route, and includes list of 70 Arab ethnic groups. Margins contain 10 views ...
    • Contributor: Peyssonnel, Jean-André
    • Date: 1726