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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 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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    [Jiangnan hai tang tu].
    [江南海塘圖]. | Map of the Jiangnan Seawall
    Scale ca. 1:140,000. Shows sea walls, dikes, and distances of the coastal areas in Jiangsu Province, from area of Taicang and Zhaowen to area between Jinshan and Pinghu, including Shanghai. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Previous supplied title:Songjiang Fu hai tang tu Title supplied. Oriented with north to the left. Hummel purchase 1934, no. 10. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1750
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    Survey of the River St. Johns from Fort Frederick in the Bay ... Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • 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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    An accurate map of the West Indies. Exhibiting not only all t... Scale ca. 1:14,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Also shows southern United States, Central America, and northern South America. "Where may be had just publish'd for the use of the curious as well as students, in one vol: 8 vo., Geography reformed; or, A new system of general geography, according to an accurate analysis of ye science; augmented with several necessary branches omitted by former authors ...
    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel - Cave, E.
    • Date: 1750
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    [Huang He nan he tu].
    [黃河南河圖]. | Map of the lower reaches of the Yellow River
    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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    [Plat of a survey for William Hughes, Jr. of 460 acres in Fre... 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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    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?

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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
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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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    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

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    Carte de la province de Quantong ou Lyau-tong et du Royaume d... Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: Peking and Ferro Islands. "Tem XX Pag 392." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1750
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    A new map of North America, with the British, French, Spanish... 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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    Mapa y tabla geografica de leguas comunes que hay de unos á o... 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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    Speciel Land Charte von Pensilvanien, Neu Jersey, Neu York, u... 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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    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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    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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    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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    A new & accurate map of Bermudas or Sommer's Islands, taken f... Scale ca. 1:95,000. Hand colored. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Appears in the author's A complete atlas, or distinct view of the known world. 1752. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 2147 LC Treasure maps, 14 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Bowen, Emanuel
    • Date: 1750
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    Plano del Puerto de Camariñas situado en la costa de Galicia ... 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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    American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North Ame... 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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    Partie de la mer du Nord, où se trouvent les grandes et petit... 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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    A Map of the route from the city of Albany to the Fort Ossweg... Scale ca. 1:410,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: I. Villedary. Also shows the route from Albany to "Crown Point, belonging to the French." Includes "An account of miles from the city of Albany to Osswego." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1080 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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    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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    [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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    Plano de el Puerto de Corcubión situado al norte de España en... 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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    A Plan of the Straits of St. Mary, and Michilimakinac, to she... 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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    [Shan jing Shu dao tu]
    [陝境蜀道圖] | Annotated road map from Shaanxi to Sichuan
    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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    North America. Scale ca. 1:50,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 4 Shows colonies, a few cities and towns, Indian tribal territory, and "Degs. west from London." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1750
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    Carte réduite de l'isle de Saint Domingue et de ses débouquem... 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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    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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    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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    Le Port au Prince. Scale ca. 1:7,700. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1891 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 473 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed for points of interest. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1750
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    The River St. Laurence. Scale ca. 1:400,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Watermark: Large fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown and cross over several undecipherable letters and VI. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Shows the river from Quebec to "Part of the island of Anticostie." Includes "Explanation" and inset of the St. Lawrence River from Quebec to Crane Island, ca. 1:230,000. Available also through the ...
    • Date: 1750
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    This chart of Chibucto Harbour, on the coast of Accadia, or N... Scale ca. 1:27,000. Depths shown by soundings. Includes indexed inset of "Plan of the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia," ca. 1:8,000, and inscription to the "Earl of Halifax." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Rocque, John
    • Date: 1750
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    Carte réduite de la partie septentrionale de l'isle de Terre ... Scale ca. 1:760,000. From the author's Hydrographie françois. 1750-84. v. 2. 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