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.
Relief shown by hachures. German and French. Scale: Eschelle dune heure de chemin. Oriented with north to the bottom. Sheets pasted together. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and descriptive index.
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Grosser Atlas. Augsburg, 1740? Includes notes, ill., and 4 insets. Vertically fold-lined in half. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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
Original Format:Collection - Books - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Photos, Prints, Drawings - Maps
Map 1 covers area of Minnesota River, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Mississippi River south to Saint Louis. Map 2 covers the area west of the Minnesota River. Both maps drawn within same neat lines, divided by parallel dashed lines with caption "Separation des ces deux cartes." Appears in author's Mémoires de l'Amérique septentrionale, v. 2, of his Nouveaux voyages, La Haye, 1703. Described ...
Relief shown pictorially. Appears in the author's Atlas de géographie. Paris, 1712? Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes scale cartouche and title cartouche. Vertically fold-lined in half. Mounted on cloth.
Contributor:L'Isle, Guillaume De - Simonneau, Charles
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.
Original Format:Collection - Maps - Photos, Prints, Drawings
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 ...