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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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    A new chart of New Holland on which are delineated New South Wale, and a plan for Botany Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Stockdale, John
    • Date: 1767
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    Plano de la entrada del Rio Grande situao. en 32 grados de latitud meridional y en 320 gs. 57 ms. de longitud segun el meridiano de Thenerife con sus canales y sondas ... Shows southern portion of Patos Lagoon in the region of Rio Grande. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridian: Tenerife. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 5.A LC Luso-Hispanic World, 179 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Gómez, Francisco
    • Date: 1767
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    [Plano y perfil del Puerto de Mogodor]. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. Title derived from legend. "Cañas fecit in Mogodore, anno 1767." Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: IV. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 609 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index and panoramic view. Acquisitions control no. 22-86 Vault
    • Date: 1767
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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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    Plano de la Bahía de Ocoa situado en la banda del sur de la Ysla Española Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north to the left. Watermarks: IV; and, fleur-de-lis over the characters VDL. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 391 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right corner: 57. Vault
    • Contributor: Asso, Raphael De. - Real Escuela De Navegación (Cádiz, Spain)
    • Date: 1767
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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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    A map of Virginia and Maryland
    Map of Virginia and Maryland
    Shows towns and rivers east of the Allegheny Mountains. Relief shown by hachures. From Geographical and Historical Grammer of the World (Edinburgh: Salmon, Sands, Murray and Cochran; 1767). Prime meridian: London. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1391 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Overall discoloration, liquid staining, wormholes, and spotting throughout. On sticker ...
    • Contributor: Gavin, H.
    • Date: 1767
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    Ichonografica da vila da Vitoria, capital da capitania do Espirito Santo, Scale ca. 1:1,240. Manuscript; red and black ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. "Bahia 5de novembro de 1767, Petipé." Relief shown by hachures. In upper margin: No. 2. Indexed for points of interest. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 190 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651
    • Contributor: Caldas, José Antonio
    • Date: 1767
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    Isle de St. Domingue. Scale ca. 1:2,900,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. "84." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1856 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Crépy (Firm)
    • Date: 1767
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    Cantonment of His Majesty's forces in N. America according to the disposition now made & to be compleated as soon as practicable taken from the general distribution dated at New York 29th. ... Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes penciled note and listing of the composition of "Detachments." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 118 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Paterson, Daniel
    • Date: 1767
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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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    Map showing the west shore of the North or Hudson River, Scale not given. Title from penciled annotation in upper left corner. Manuscript, pen-and-ink tracing. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Shows the coastal area of Jersey City from "Hobocken" to "Salt Meadows." Includes penciled presentation note: Hon. Chas. H. Winfield with respects of R. C. Baevt, c.e. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1246 Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard - Baevt, R. C.
    • Date: 1767
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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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    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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    To His Excellency Sr. Henry Moore, Bart., captain general and governour in chief in & over the province of New York & the territories depending thereon in America, chancellor & vice admiral ... "Survey'd in 1767." Shows ward names and boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. First state--before addition of Faden & Jefferys imprint. Includes index of "References" and coat-of-arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and accompanied by description sheet. Vault Acquisitions control no.: 91-41
    • Contributor: Ratzer, Bernard - Kitchin, Thomas
    • Date: 1767
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    A Plan of the town of Pensacola, 1767. Scale 1:9,600; 800 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Cadastral map. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1657 LC Luso-Hispanic World, 893 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651
    • Date: 1767
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    Discrición [sic] ygnográfica de la Provincia de Yucatan desde la Laguna de Terminos hasta el Cabo Catoche Shows northwestern Yucatán Peninsula. Depths shown by soundings. Watermarks: J. Kool; and, rooster over cluster of grapes. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 537 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Indexed. Maggs number annotated in pencil in lower right margin: 335. Vault
    • Date: 1767
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    West Indies. Scale ca. 1:17,500,000. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1730 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Also shows southern United States, Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. From the author's A new geographical and historical grammar: ... and the present state of the several kingdoms of the world ... 1767. ...
    • Contributor: Salmon, Thomas
    • Date: 1767
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    La Jamaique aux angolis dans le Golfe du Mexique. La Bermude aux anglois. Scale ca. 1:1,300,000 and ca. 1:160,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1924 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. No. "87." Mounted on sheet 53 x 38 cm., with "8.II.50.IVme." in manuscript above right corner of map. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Le Rouge, Georges-Louis - Crépy (Firm)
    • Date: 1767