Search Maps

  • Map
    Gvinea propia, nec non Nigritiæ vel Terræ Nigrorvm maxima par...
    Gvinee de meme que la plus grande partie du Pais des Negres | Guinea propia, nec non Nigritiæ vel Terræ Nigrovrm maxima pars | Guinee de meme que la plus grande partie du Pais des Negres
    Covers West Africa from Gabon in the south to Niger, Mali, and Mauritania in the north. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes indexed ill. depicting the dress, dwellings, and work of native Africans. Item 59 in LC G&M Leo Belgicus exhibit, Nov. 1993 to May 1994. Three copies. Copy 1 ...
    • Contributor: Homann Erben (Firm) - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Marchais, R. De
    • Date: 1743
  • Map
    A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in Ameri... Scale ca. 1:5,700. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes text, ward index, and index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Price, William
    • Date: 1743
  • Collection
    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

    View 3,155 Items

  • Map
    Plan du Fort Condé de la Mobille, marqué en rouge dans l'Etat... Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Shows Mobile and Fort Condé (later renamed Fort Charlotte), Alabama. "Echelle de cent cinquante toises." Pen-and-ink and watercolor (green, brown, red, yellow). "This French plan of Mobile shows proposed improvements for Fort Condé. A legend in the plan indicates proposals to repair, demolish, or construct quarters ..."--Luso-Hispanic World, p. 235. Oriented with north to the upper right. Available ...
    • Date: 1743
  • Collection
    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

    View 3,782 Items

  • Map
    Carte particulière d'une partie de la Louisianne ou les fleuv...
    Louisiana and Mississippi routes of Broutin, de Verges, and Saucier
    Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map in 2 sections mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: [Paris]. "This map of the Mississippi River Valley from Memphis to the Gulf of Mexico as far east as Mobile includes interior streams, routes, European communities, and Native American settlements and nations, fortifications ... Map concentrates on the surveys of Broutin, Vergés, and Saucier in Mississippi and Alabama ..." Includes text. ...
    • Contributor: Demarigny
    • Date: 1743
  • Collection
    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

    View 4,302 Items

  • Collection
    Rochambeau Map Collection The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American Revolution. The maps ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 200?

    View 71 Items

  • Collection
    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 ...
    • Contributor: Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth

    View 348 Items

  • Map
    Recentissima Asiae delineatio, qua imperia, ejus, regna, et s... Includes text: Benevole Spectator (Kindly observer) / by Johann Baptist Homann. From: Schul-atlas. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Homann, Johann Christoph - Homann, Johann Baptist
    • Date: 1743