Finding Our Place in the Cosmos: From Galileo to Sagan and Be...
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 ...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
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.
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.
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 ...
[Maps of Bermuda, Iceland, Jan Mayen Island, and Newfoundland].
Relief shown pictorially on some maps. Originally printed on 1 sheet. The maps appear on plate  in the author's Corso geografico universale. Venetia : A spefe dell' autore, 1692-. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 13-88 Vault
Nova et exacta delineatio Americae partis avstralis. qve est ...
Title appears on upper sheet of the map; no indication of title or imprint on lower sheet. The map was engraved for the second edition of the fourth part of Hulsius' collection of voyages, which consists of 26 parts. In this second edition of the map, three islands have been inserted below the bottom border of the lower map, with the name "Francisi Draco ...
Hulsius, Levinus - Hans and Hanni Kraus Sir Francis Drake Collection (Library of Congress)