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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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    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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    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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    A mapp of Virginia discovered to ye hills, and in it's latt. from 35 deg. & 1/2 neer Florida to 41 deg. bounds of New England Relief shown pictorially. Based on a manuscript map drawn by John Farrer. Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, portrait of Sir Frances Drake, and ill. Vault
    • Contributor: Ferrar, John - Farrer, Virginia - Goddard, John - Overton, John
    • Date: 1667
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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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    [Maps of landholdings in the part of Prince George's County (Md.) that is now central Washington D.C.] Shows landholdings as of the 1790's. Depths shown by soundings. Title devised by cataloger. Manuscript--lead pencil tracings. Oriented with north to the right. Includes text and notes. LC copy lacks sections in center and along edges; mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 464 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Beatty, Chas. (Charles) - Orme, Arch. (Archibald)
    • Date: 1667

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