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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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    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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    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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    Plano de la bahía de Guantánamo en la ysla de Cuva, cuya boca se halla en latd. N. de 20 gros. y longd. de Tenerife 30l. gs. 27 ms. ... Scale ca. 1:120,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Watermark: J. Kool. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 312 Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 125. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1751
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    Premiere partie de la carte d'Asie : contenant la Turquie, l'Arabie, la Perse, l'Indie en deca du Gange et de la Tartarie ce qui est limitrophe de la Perse et de l'Inde Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. LC copy annotated in inks to show boundaries. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D
    • Date: 1751
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    A plan of the inlets & rivers of Savannah & Warsaw in the Province of Georgia. Scale ca. 1:32,000; 220 chains, 80 to a mile & 1/2 mile to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the right. Shows area between Savannah and Wilmington rivers and west to Savannah in Chatham County. Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1592 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Yonge, Henry
    • Date: 1751
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    Plano y costa de la Palisada o de Misipipi zituada, su entrada o Cabo de Lodo en 29 gs. 17 ms. de lattud. norte y en longd. de 385 gs. 3 ms. ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolors. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Depths shown by soundings. Indexed. Mounted on cloth backing. Printed label describing the map mounted on verso. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1599 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 851 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1
    • Contributor: Liguera Y Antayo, Juan De.
    • Date: 1751
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    Mapa de una parte de la America Septentrional Scale ca. 1:8,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Prime meridian: Paris. Relief shown pictorially. "Los limites propuestos dentro las memorias de los Señores Commissarios Inglezes del 21 Septbre. 1750, y Enero 1751 ... " Shows eastern North America from Virginia to Labrador. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 10 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1751
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    Plano de la entrada para Guayaquil con todas las yslas y costas de su contorno Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis. Brown ink and pencil. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 407 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index and note. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 112. Vault
    • Date: 1751
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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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    Helvetia Tredecim Statibus Liberis, quos cantones vocant, composita : una cum foe deratis & subjectis provinciis, ex probatissimis subsidiis Relief shown pictorially. In upper margin: La Suisse, divisée en ses tréze cantons, ses alliez et ses sujets. Includes 13 coats of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mayer, Tobias - Homann Erben (Firm)
    • Date: 1751
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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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    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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    Plano de la Baía de Guantánamo, en la ysla de Cuva, cuya boca se alla en latitud N. 20 gs. y en la longitd. de Thenerife 301 gs. 27 ms. Scale ca. 1:125,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Mounted on cloth backing. In lower right corner: R. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 124. Indexed LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1836 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 342 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1751