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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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    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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    Map of Addison County, Vermont Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 1181 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes business directories, statistics, distance chart, and twelve illustrations of houses and other structures. Insets: Bridport -- Bristol -- East Middlebury -- Ferrisburgh -- Lincoln -- Middlebury -- Monkton -- New Haven -- North Ferrisburgh -- Orwell -- Salisbury -- Shoreham -- ...
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis
    • Date: 1857
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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 Rockingham Co., New Hampshire
    Map of Rockingham County, New Hampshire
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 432 Includes statistics, distance chart, business directories, and illustrations. Ancillary maps: Candia Village -- Chester -- Derry East Village -- Derry West Village -- Epping Village -- Exeter Village -- Hampton Village -- Hampton Falls Village -- Kingston Plains -- Newcastle Village -- Newmarket Village -- Newton Village -- Northwood Narrows -- Part of ...
    • Contributor: Chace, J. - Smith & Coffin
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of the counties of Franklin and Grand Isle, Vermont : from actual surveys Shows buildings with names of property owners. Relief shown by hachures. "Engraved, printed, colored and mounted at H.F. Walling & Co.'s Map Establishment." "Entered according to Act of Congress A.D. 1857 by H.F. Walling in the Clerks Office of the District of Massachusetts." Cobb, D.A. Vt. maps, 309 LC Land ownership maps, 1187 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - Baker, Tilden & Co.
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of Canajoharie, Montgomery Co., New York Survey map showing street rights-of-way, buildings, lot/tract property lines, householders'/landowners' names, and section of Erie Canal. Also covers village of Palatine Bridge. Hand col. in red to emphasize corporation boundary and in green to indicate cemetery. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, crack-lined, darkened, water-stained, trimmed, stitched along left edge. Includes indexed "Canajoharie business directory", indexed "Palatine Bridge directory", and ill. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: T. & J. Slator, C.E. - Endicott & Co. (New York, N.Y.)
    • Date: 1857
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    Kartenskizze von Africa zur vergleichenden Übersicht der Reisen Dr. Barth's und Dr. Livingstone's. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Barth, Heinrich - Livingstone, David - Petermann, A. (August) - Justus Perthes (Firm : Gotha, Germany)
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of Tolland County, Connecticut. LC Land ownership maps, 67 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Eaton, Wm. C. - Osborn, H. C. - Woodford & Bartlett
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of M'Kean County, Pennsylvania
    Map of McKean County, Pennsylvania
    Shows townships (including Shippen Twp., now part of Cameron County), warranty-deed tracts with numbers/warrantees' initials, some real-property tracts with owners' names, and rural buildings with householders' names. Hand col. to distinguish townships. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened by lamination, quartered (later conjoined), annotated in lead pencil, missing small sections at edges and cut lines. Includes ill. of rampant eagle at head of title. LC ...
    • Contributor: King, W. K. - Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1857
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    A topographical map of Lewis Co., New York : from actual surveys County cadastral wall map showing towns (townships), town survey divisions (some numbered), irregular rural property tracts, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; also shows individual buildings and occupants' names in the village insets. Hand colored (watercolor) to emphasize town boundaries. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by Robert Pearsall Smith in [...] the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Originally printed on ...
    • Contributor: Ligowsky, A. - S. & R.S. Taintor Jr. & Co.
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of Calcutta from actual survey in the years 1847-1849 Includes index to districts. Annotations in ink and crayon along bottom of all sheets. In ink on blue bordered label on sheet 1: 69 C14 1857. In ink on blue bordered label on sheets 2-4: 69 C14 1858. Copy imperfect: Fold lined, with some tears along fold lines. Smudging throughout. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Simms, Frederick Walter - Thuillier, H. L. (Henry Edward Landor) - Smyth, R. (Ralph) - J. & C. Walker (Firm)
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of the Milwaukee & Superior Rail Road and its connections. Map of Wisconsin and parts of Illinois and Michigan showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the railroad network. The main line is in red, and the Milwaukee and Chicago Railroad is in blue.
    • Contributor: Nesbitt (Geo. F.) & Company - Milwaukee and Superior Railroad Company
    • Date: 1857
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    Chicago. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 146 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along edges. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2
    • Contributor: Palmatary, J. T. (James T.) - Inger, Christian - Herline & Hensel - Braunhold & Sonne - Palmatary, J. T.
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania : from actual surveys General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names; Greensburg and Latrobe insets also show real-property tracts and building coverage; Latrobe inset additionally shows landowners' names. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and territories. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by Wm. J. Barker in ... the Western District of Pennsylvania." Originally printed on 4 sheets ...
    • Contributor: Lake, D. J. - Ames, N. S. - Barker, Wm. J. (William J.)
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of routes for a Pacific railroad, compiled to accompany a report of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, sec. of war. Scale 1:6,000,000. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble) - Bien, Julius - Warren, G. K.
    • Date: 1857
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    A new and complete county map of all the rail roads in the United States & Canadas in operation & progress. Covers the eastern half of the United States. Shows drainage, county boundaries, and place names.
    • Contributor: Schultz, John H.
    • Date: 1857
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    General map of the United States, showing the area and extent of the free & slave-holding states, and the territories of the Union "Entered in Sta. Hall, London - & according to act of Congress in the year 1857 by H.D. Rogers, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Massachusetts." From the author's Atlas of the United States of North America. 1857. In upper left corner: Atlas of United States &c. In upper right corner: 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Rogers, Henry D. (Henry Darwin) - Rogers, Henry D.
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America Partial cadastral map showing lot lines, individual buildings, block numbers, wards, marshes, and woods. Shows "Judicary [sic] Square"; "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly shown. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Entered according to Act of Congress ... 1857, by A. Boschke ... District of Columbia. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Includes notes and ill. in borders. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Boschke, A. - Bien, Julius
    • Date: 1857
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    Redding and Watson's map of Walworth County, Wisconsin "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1856 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania." LC Land ownership maps, 1440 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes business directories, history of Walworth County, descriptions of towns, insets of Darien, Spring Prairie, Allens Grove, Elkhorn, ...
    • Contributor: Redding, T. - Watson, J. J. - Middleton, Wallace & Co.
    • Date: 1857
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    A topographical map of Steuben Co., New York : from actual surveys General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; the larger insets show buildings, lot lines, and some occupants' names. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize town (township) boundaries. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1857 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Mounted on cloth backing in northern/southern segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: ...
    • Contributor: Levy, M. - Gillette, John E. - Smith, Robert Pearsall
    • Date: 1857
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    Map of Washington City, District of Columbia, seat of the federal government : respectfully dedicated to the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of North America Cadastral map showing buildings and wards. Shows "W. Twenty Seventh St." correctly; Judiciary Square shown as "Judicary Square." Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: A. Boschke's personal copy. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1857 by A. Boschke ..." LC copy annotated ...
    • Contributor: Boschke, A.
    • Date: 1857
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    General map of the United States, showing the area and extent of the free & slave-holding states, and the territories of the Union : also the boundary of the seceding states "Entered in Sta. Hall, London - & according to act of Congress in the year 1857 by H.D. Rogers, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Massachusetts." Publishers advertisements on cover panels pasted on verso. Includes list of "Population in 1856" for free and slave states. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: ...
    • Contributor: Rogers, Henry D. (Henry Darwin) - W. & A.K. Johnston Limited - Edward Stanford Ltd - Rogers, Henry D.
    • Date: 1857
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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 their ...
    • Date: 1828

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    Map of the Mine Hill & Schuylkill Haven R.R. & branches. Map of part of Pennsylvania between Schuylkill Haven and Ashland, showing drainage, cities, towns, individual buildings, mines, mills, and the branch rail lines connecting with the Philadelphia Reading & Pottsville R.R.
    • Contributor: P.S. Duval & Co. - Mine Hill and Schuylkill Haven Railroad Company
    • Date: 1857