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.
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 ...
Wall n. west of Presidents House : [Washington D.C.].
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
Price, Jonathan - Strother, John - Harrison, William - Harrison, Charles Peter - Stone, David - Brown, Peter
Planta da cidade de S. Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro
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.
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.
[Rough survey map of the White House and grounds, Washington D.C.].
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 ...
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
Carta militar das principaes estradas de Portugal
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