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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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    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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    Carta geografica dell' America settentrionale.

    Scale ca. 1:26,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Covers area including North America, Central America and the Caribbean Islands. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, forts, some trails, routes of exploration, and Indian villages and tribal territory. Appears in the author's Atlante Novissimo (1740-50), v. 2. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 7 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault ...

    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1750
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    Plan de la ville de Québec.

    Scale ca. 1:3,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Indexed for points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 594 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1750
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    Partie de la mer du Nord, où se trouvent les grandes et petites isles Antilles, et les isles Lucayes,

    Scale ca. 1:750,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1718 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Haye, G. De La.
    • Date: 175?
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    [Huang He nan he tu].

    Scale not given. Title pasted on verso. Manuscript on silk. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows lower portion of the Yellow River in Jiangsu Province. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 21. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Prev. call no.: G7822.Y4A5 1753 .H8 Vault Shelf AACR2: 651/1; 650/2

    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (arthur William)
    • Date: 1750
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    Carta geografica della Florida nell' America settentrionale.

    Scale ca. 1:6,250,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1378 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2

    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De
    • Date: 1750
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    [Shan jing Shu dao tu]

    Scale ca. 1:16,000. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. Bird's-eye-view. Covers Wei River in Baoji Xian, Shanxi Sheng to "Shu Dao" in Shanxi-Sichuan border. Shows settlements, rest stops, stations, inns, temples, mountain passes, walled cities, bridges, and scenic areas along "Shu Dao". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; Arthur William Hummel; ...

    • Contributor: Hummel, Arthur W. (arthur William)
    • Date: 1750

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    American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789

    The collection represents an important historical record of the mapping of North America and the Caribbean. Most of the items presented here are documented in Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789: A Guide to the Collections in the Library of Congress compiled by John R. Sellers and Patricia Molen van Ee in 1981. The bibliography contains approximately 2,000 maps ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 2000

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    [Cape Corientes, 175-?]

    Scale ca. 1:38,000. Title from verso. Title supplied by cataloger. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor, on tracing paper. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the coast from "C. Corientes" to "North Bluff." Sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 294 LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1789 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Date: 1750
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    A map of the British and French settlements in North America.

    Scale ca. 1:11,000,000. Covers the eastern half of North America from Hudson Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Relief shown pictorially. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, and "Earl Granville's Property." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 5 "Longitude w. from London." "The French Incroachments are shewn by Oblique strokes, and their Forts with two Strokes, the English Forts ...

    • Contributor: Lodge, John
    • Date: 1750
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    Plano del Puerto de Camariñas situado en la costa de Galicia en la latitd. de 43 gros. 36 ms. norte y en la longd. de 8 gs. 46 ms. segun el meridiano ...

    Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Watermark: Powder horn on leather strap. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 793 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note and index. Annotated in black ink in lower margin: 4. Annotated in pencil on verso: Source unknown, Nov. 29, 1940. Map is ...

    • Date: 1750
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    A Plan of the Straits of St. Mary, and Michilimakinac, to shew the situation & importance of the two westernmost settlements of Canada for the fur trade.

    Scale ca. 1:75,000. LC copy has printed title with incorrect date [i.e. 1781] glued in lower right margin. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 770 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1750
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    Carta de la Provincia de Quito y de sus adjacentes

    Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. "En que la costa desde la Boca de Esmeraldas hasta Tunaco con la Derrota de Quito al Marañon, por una senda de à pie de Baños à Canelos, y el curso de los Rios Bobonac̦a y Pastac̦a van delineados sobre las proprias demarcaciones del difunto autor." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...

    • Contributor: Maldonado, Pedro (pedro Vicente) - Haye, G. De La. - Guérard, Nicholas - Maldonado, Pedro
    • Date: 1750
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    A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish dominions on that great continent; and the West India Islands,

    Scale ca. 1:18,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, roads, forts, Indian villages and tribal territory, and vegetation. Also shows anchorages, currents, and routes of navigation along the coast. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 9 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes historical notes, text, 10 insets of harbors, and a table ...

    • Contributor: Sayer, Robert - Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D - Robert De Vaugondy, Didier
    • Date: 1750
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    Plano de el Puerto de Corcubión situado al norte de España en el Reyno de Galicia en la latitud de 43 grados y 6 minutos norte y en la longitud de 7 ...

    Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 788 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes note and index. Annotated in black ink in lower margin: 4. Annotated in pencil on verso: Source unknown, Nov. 29, 1940. Map is listed as one of 14 offered for sale in 1921 by Maggs Bros., ...

    • Date: 1750
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    Mapa y tabla geografica de leguas comunes que hay de unos á otros lugares y ciudades principales de la America septentrional ...

    Shows North America. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. "Dedicada al exm̃o señor D. Agustín de Ahumada y Villalón, marqués de las Amarillas, ... virrey governador y captain general de esta Nueva Espana." Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes notes and distance chart. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 92 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Ahumada Y Villalón, Agustín De
    • Date: 175?
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    [Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Frederick County, Va. on the Cacapon River].

    Title from Lawrence Martin's The George Washington Atlas. 1932. Survey plot is located either in Hampshire County or Morgan County, W. Va. Handwritten on verso: William Hughes Junr., plat for 460 acres, 1753, deed drawn. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on linen covered cardboard. Accompanied by handwritten surveying notes of April 4, 1750, signed by George Washington. Martin. George Washington atlas, 14a Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Washington, George
    • Date: 1750
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    N.W. parts of New York, no. 156.

    Scale not given. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Edges deteriorating and hole in left center. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1081 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1750
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    An Accurate map of North America from the latest discoveries.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Degrees west from London." Also shows colonies, a few cities and towns, and Indian tribal territory. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 3 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1750
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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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    Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, und von denen drey Land-schafften an dem Delaware Fl. In America in Englischer Spr. gedruckt A. 1749.

    Scale ca. 1:1,000,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Soundings shown in fathoms. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows trails. Includes descriptive notes and distance chart. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1037 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Evans, Lewis
    • Date: 1750
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    Carte réduite de l'isle de Saint Domingue et de ses débouquements pour servir aux vaisseaux du roy. Dréssée au Dépost des cartes plans et journaux de la marine. Par ordre de M. ...

    Scale ca. 1:1,300,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "No. 72." Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1847 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Contributor: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas - France. Dépôt Des Cartes Et Plans De La Marine
    • Date: 1750
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    North America.

    Scale ca. 1:50,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Degs. west from London." Shows colonies, a few cities and towns, and Indian tribal territory. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 6 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

    • Date: 1750
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    Tybee Island.

    Covers part of Tybee Island (Ga.) and part of surrounding islands and waters. Shows buildings and vegetation. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Oriented with north to the bottom. Cumming 279. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1591 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC has negative photocopy. Vault

    • Date: 1750