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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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    Map of the Sunbury and Erie Rail Road and its connections.

    Outline map of the northeastern and north-central United States overprinted in red to show the railroad network. Chartered April 3, 1837. See entry 573.

    • Contributor: Faries, Robert - Sunbury and Erie Rail Road Company
    • Date: 1850
  • Map

    Map of village lots and cottage sites at Dearman, Westchester Co. : adjacent to the Hudson River station & Piermont Ferry depot : to be sold at auction by Cole & Chilton ...

    Cadastral map showing residential lots, lot numbers, existing buildings, and planned placement of street-side trees in a new subdivision now part of the incorporated village of Irvington (N.Y.). The name Dearman was changed to Irvington in 1857 to honor Washington Irving. LC copy imperfect: Extensively fold-lined, missing small sections at fold lines, slight stains, newspaper clipping with lot prices affixed to recto, annotated in ...

    • Contributor: Cole & Chilton - Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of the Williamsport and Elmira Railroad with its connections.

    The map covers parts of New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. Indicates counties and major cities. Chartered on June 9, 1832. Opened to traffic in 1854. Name changed in 1860 to Elmira and Williamsport Railroad.

    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Williamsport and Elmira Railroad Company
    • Date: 185?
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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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    [Map of Nisqually Plains].

    Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

    • Date: 185?
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    Map of the Old Colony Rail Road with its branches & connecting roads, prepared under the direction of the Committee of Investigation, Jany. 1850, S. Dwight Eaton, Engr.

    Map of eastern Massachusetts covering the area from Boston to Wood's Hole and west to Providence, R.I. Shows drainage, place names and counties, and indicates mileage between stations. The Old Colony Railroad is double-tracked from Boston, south to South Braintree. The line was incorporated in 1844.

    • Contributor: Ferguson, W. E. - Old Colony Railroad Company
    • Date: 1850
  • Map

    Pacific Ocean. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Shows the Atrato and San Juan rivers proposed interoceanic canal route. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Anonymous manuscript map oriented with north to the left. Panama: An Exhibition in Five Parts, Washington, Library of Congress, 1978, page 3. On verso: No. 34 Atratic Route, for Canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Middlesex County, New Jersey

    Relief shown by hachures. Insets : Plan of New Brunswick ; City of Perth Amboy. Includes names of property owners. LC Land ownership maps, 456 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Otley, J. W. - Keily, James - Van Derveer, Lloyd - Herline, Edward - Stansbie, Alex C.
    • Date: 1850
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    Hotchkiss Map Collection

    The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy. Several of the maps have annotations of various military officers, demonstrating ...

    • Date: 1828

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    Map of the Evansville and Crawfordsville Rail Road with its connections.

    Map of northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the completed and proposed railroad network.

    • Contributor: McLellan, David - Evansville & Crawfordsville Rail Road Company
    • Date: 185?
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    Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer,

    Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Bedford. Similar to 1852 edition but does not indicate the Whitewater Canal.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A. (thomas Armstrong) - Morris, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the principal routes between New York and New Orleans.

    Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Distances from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans, La. are shown below the title. Chartered in 1853 and 1854. Consolidated with the Wills Valley Railroad, forming the Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad.

    • Contributor: Hoyer & Ludwig - North East and South West Alabama Railroad
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America

    Shows block numbers, wards, and major buildings. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC copies fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP

    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850
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    Panoramic Maps

    The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, and aero views, panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. Although not generally drawn to scale, they show street patterns, individual ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Hébert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (patrick Eugene)
    • Date: 1997

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    Map of Essex County, New Jersey : with the names of property holders &c.

    Relief shown in hachures. Inset of Newark, N.J. with index. LC Land ownership maps, 446 LC Ward maps, 165 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 3 views.

    • Contributor: Sidney, J. C. (james C.) - Sidney, J. C.
    • Date: 1850
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    Carte geographiqve de la novvelle Franse

    Scale ca. 1:5,500,000. Manuscript, pencil and pen-and-ink. Includes illus., index to points of interest, and text. Accompanied by manuscript text. [4] p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Thoreau, Henry David - Champlain, Samuel De
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of property situated in the village of Flushing, Queens County, L.I., belonging to Gabriel Winter

    Cadastral map showing lot lines, dimensions, buildings (residential/non-residential), and some owners' names. Imperfect: Fold-lined, wrinkled, torn at fold lines, annotated in lead pencil/red ink to show additional lot/ownership info. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2003-64

    • Contributor: Smith, Elijah A. - Winter, Gabriel - Perkins Sun Lithographic Establishment
    • Date: 1850
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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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    Map of Newport County, Rhode Island

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 827 Includes ancillary maps of Newport and Block Island, and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis
    • Date: 1850
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    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900

    Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Plan of the city of Burlington shewing [i.e. showing] water & sewer service.

    Shows water mains by blue lines, sewer mains by red lines, and hydrants by red spots. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Soiled, stained, darkened, brittle, tears, small pieces missing along edges, cut into 2 halves, mounted on cloth backing, annotated in pencil.

    • Date: 185?
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    Map of the property of the Western Mining & Manufacturing Co. situate on Drody's Creek, Coal River Peytona, Boone County, Western Virginia

    Shows the names of some residents. Date taken from LC jacket note. Oriented with north toward bottom. Copy imperfect: Very brittle, losses along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: T. Sinclair's Lith
    • Date: 185?
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    Pennsylvania's great highway and its tributary lines.

    Map of the northeastern United States showing drainage, some relief by hachures, cities and towns, the Sunbury and Erie Railroad, and connecting lines.

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of Terre Haute and Richmond Rail Road and connecting lines.

    Outline map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing the rail network. Chartered in 1847. In 1865 name changed to the Terre Haute and Indianapolis Railroad.

    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A. (thomas Armstrong) - Terre Haute and Richmond Railroad - Morris, Thomas A.
    • Date: 185?