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    Plan of the west end of the public appropriation in the city of Washington, called the Mall : as proposed to be arranged for the site of the university Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Edged in cloth and mounted on cloth backing. Accompanied by exhibit caption: 717. Latrobe's suggestion for the national university. [2] p. ; 11 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes computations. Phillips. Washington 596 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - Latrobe, Benjamin Henry
    • Date: 1816
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    Map by which the Creek Indians gave their statement at Fort Strother on the 22nd Jany, 1816 : [Alabama and Georgia]. Shows Alabama and Georgia from the Tombigbee River in the west to the southern Great Smoky Mountains and the Savannah River in the east and indicating U.S. Army forts in that region. Relief shown by hachures. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. Includes note on verso. On verso in pencil at upper left: Catalogued W. Imperfect: Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1816
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. First state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned in thirds and mounted on cloth backing. Inscribed in red ink: Entered according to Act of Congress the [blank] day of June 1616 and published by John Melish. Some longitudes and latitude numbers are annotations. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John
    • Date: 1816
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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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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired April, 1969 at the Streeter auction, Streeter catalog no. 3797. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with staining and foxing. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
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    Sketch of the action fought near Bladensberg [i.e. Bladensburg], August 24th, 1814 Oriented with north to the right. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Tears, stains, mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Ormsby, Thos
    • Date: 1816
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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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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Third state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired on exchange, in 1937 from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. LC copy quartered and mounted on cloth backing, with a repaired tear through the title area. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
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    A Map of part of Africa : drawn by the latest authorities to illustrate the narrative of Captain James Riley Relief shown by hachures. "W. Hooker, engraver, 34 Fulton & 202 Water Streets, New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Eddy, John H. (John Hartshorne) - Riley, James
    • Date: 1816
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    A map of the post-road from Buenos Ayres [sic] to Potosi.
    Map of the post road from Buenos Aires to Potosi
    Shows area extending from Buenos Aires to Potosí includes the post road (designated in red ink), towns and settlements along the road, distances between settlements, and rivers and streams. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink (red) on irregularly shaped paper made from 2 sheets unevenly pasted together. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 106 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...
    • Date: 1816
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fourth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired by transfer from the U.S. State Department. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, with some foxing, and torn along fold lines. Annotated in ink on verso: James Monroe Esq., from his friend, ...
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck - Monroe, James
    • Date: 1816
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    Spanish North America, southern part Relief shown by hachures. From A New general atlas ... -- Printed by G. Ramsay and company, for J. Thomson and company; London, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; [etc., etc.] 1817. In upper right margin: No. 59. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: W. & D. Lizars
    • Date: 1816
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    [Suruga no Kuni zu. Scale ca. 1:40,000. Title supplied. Manuscript. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown pictorially. Japanese. Label attached to map: C. Copy of original map of Inō (71 years ago). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Inō, Tadataka
    • Date: 1816
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    [Suruga no Kuni zu]. Title supplied. Relief shown pictorially. Label attached to map: C. Copy of reduced map by Inō (71 years ago). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Inō, Tadataka
    • Date: 1816
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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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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Fifth state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy quartered and mounted on cloth backing. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
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    [Diagrammatic map of real property condemned in favor of the Potomac Company in Washington D.C. for the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal]. Shows "Canal" and "River Potomac" between "Dam" and "Old locks." Title devised by cataloger. Typewritten in lower margin of the original: (From) "A statement of facts, shewing why the bill reported by the D.C. Committee in favor of the Potomac Company ... should not be passed," Wm. Roberts & others, Georgetown, W.A. Rind & Co., 1816, at end. Photostat copy of col. ms. map. ...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Wm. (William) - Potomac Company - W.A. Rind & Co.
    • Date: 1816
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    [Dai Nihon enkai yochi zenzu].
    [大日本沿海輿地全図]. | [Inō daizu] | [Japan, Hokkaido to Kyushu] | [Inō taizu]
    Manuscript map in watercolor, black ink, and brush on rice paper. Geographical coverage complete in 214 sheets. Hokkaido & part of N. Japan are covered by scale of 1:43,600. Relief shown pictorially. Shows coast lines, major rivers, and roads. Title from OPAC of National Diet Library of Japan and Wikipedia, March 29, 2017; this set map is called "Dai Nihon enkai yochi zenzu" or ...
    • Contributor: Inō, Tadataka
    • Date: 1816

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    Mapa de toda la frontera de los dominios del rey en la America septentrional Copied from 1771 map. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 89 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault oversize
    • Contributor: Fora, Nicolas De La - Urrutia, José De
    • Date: 1771
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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Sixth state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816
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    Rough sketches of the Creek Country : [Alabama]. Shows unspecified Creek Indian territory in Alabama. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink. On verso in pencil at upper left: Catalogued W. Imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on paper, mounted on cloth, edged with cloth tape. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1816
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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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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Seventh state. Includes inset of the West Indies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing. Includes annotations in pencil. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1816