CollectionMilitary 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
MapFen ye yu tu.
分野與圖. | Atlas of the realm: cosmology and provinces Covers Beijing, Nanjing, and 13 other provinces of Ming Dynasty. Cover title. Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes astronomy chart. Previous call no.: G2305.F4
- Date: 1601
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CollectionFinding 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
CollectionCities 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
Map[Tian di tu]
245-02/$1 天地图。 | Guang yu tu. | Atlas of heaven and earth Shows celestial sphere, China as a whole, and 15 provinces fo the Ming Dynasty, Chinese Turkestan, and the "South Seas", including Japan, Philippines, Java, Sumatra, Calicut, Bagdad, etc. Covers Beijing, Henan, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Nanjing, Shandong, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Huguang, Yunan, Guizhou, Dongbei Nüzhe, Dong nan zhu yi, and Xi bei zhu yi. Wood block print with place names labeled by hand. ...
- Contributor: Zuo, Junheng - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
- Date: 1601
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CollectionGeneral 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