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.
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.
[Zhejiang quan tu]
[浙江全图] | Complete map of Zhejiang Province
Scale ca. 1:850,000. Title supplied. Oriented with north to the bottom. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows mountains, coastline, islands, and roads in Zhejiang Province. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 35. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text which explains the distance between cities. Previous call number:G7823.Z5A5 1820 .Z5 Vault Shelf AACR2
Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William)
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...
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...
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A plan of Port Royal in South Carolina.
Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Explanation." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1529 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 650/4
Gascoigne, John - Jefferys and Faden, London
Cook, James - Bowen, Thomas - Parker, H.
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...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
A plan of the river and sound of D'Awfoskee in South Carolina.
Scale ca. 1:63,360. Depths shown by soundings. Described and dated 1776 in William P. Cumming's The Southeast in early maps. Dated 1773 in Essays honoring Lawrence C. Wroth. Includes "Remarks." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1525 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/2
Gascoigne, John - Batley - Jefferys and Faden, London
A plan of Fort George at the city of New-York.
Scale ca. 1:330. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes index to buildings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1139 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651
Sauthier, Claude Joseph
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...
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