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.
In pencil on verso: Transferred from Department of Interior, Office of Indian Affairs, Jan. 7, 1925, St. no. 5812-2. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Notes and calculations in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Shows White House and Treasury buildings and grounds in the condition of 1808 or later. Title devised by cataloger. Note in upper right corner: 8 courses from Treasury to Front in [word unclear] including W. wall running N & S. Lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, and missing upper left corner. Watermark: W. Edgar 1795 (with fleur-de-lis under crown). Includes notes, computations, and compass rose in ...
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
Relief shown by hachures. Shows state and county boundaries, names of counties, towns, cities, drainage, roads, railroads, churches, mills and other points of interest. Printed in 3 segments. Prime meridian: London. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn at lower margin, mounted on cloth backing. Rubber-stamped on verso on cloth backing: 7853.
Price, Jonathan - Strother, John - Harrison, William - Harrison, Charles Peter - Stone, David - Brown, Peter
Shows turnpike roads, common roads, and counties. Relief shown pictorially. Hand colored to emphasize county boundaries. Prime meridian: The Battery (New York City). LC copy imperfect: Foxed, darkened, mounted on cloth backing, annotated in lead-pencil on cloth backing by forner owner "C. Eliot--Boston Ms." Includes state coat-of-arms in title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Survey map. Below accompanying statistical table: 20 June 1808. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, stained by red adhesive, and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by statistical table: Graduation of wall NW. of Presidents House. 1 sheet : ms. ; 18 x 21 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 1175 Vault DCP
Relief shown by hachures. Shows terrain and road conditions from Lisbon to Badajoz during the Peninsular War, 1807-1814. Portuguese and French. LC copy has ms. topography, hydrography, and road conditions by Major George Hartmann. LC copy imperfect: Stained and torn at fold lines to form three seperate sections. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
Homem, Lourenço. - Eloy De Almeida, Rom̃ao. - Hartmann, George
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 ...
Relief shown by hachures. "Na impressão regia 1812." From: Almanaque brasileiro Garnier. 1911, v. 9. In upper right corner: Reduzido de um exemplar do Hlmo. Snr. Dr. D.A. Martins Costa lente de Clinica Medica por A.M.A. Pimentel 1884. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Relief shown pictorially and by shading. Map title within ornamental border. Atlas consists of folded maps pasted onto endpapers along spine. Copy annotated in pencil on contents p. Copy imperfect: Torn edges and waterstains on some leaves Phillips 716 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Previous call no.: G1015.L38 1808
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.