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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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    Political chart of the United States : shewing the progress of reform, or sober second thoughts of the people. Shows Whig and other states in 1836 and 1840. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1840, by Narine & C.F. ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." "The trade supplied, at wholesale, by Robinson, Pratt & Co. ..." LC copy annotated in ink in upper and lower margins. Includes lists of results ...
    • Contributor: Narine & Co. - Robinson, Pratt & Co.
    • Date: 1840
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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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    Industrial & political map of Pennsylvania : exhibiting the population, the principal resources of each county, and the valuation of property, the several congressional districts, and the vote for presidential electors in ...
    Industrial and political map of Pennsylvania | Political map of Pennsylvania
    Printed to show extensive statistical data for each county. Does not show individual industries or minor civil divisions. "Compiled from the returns of the Sixth Census and from other official sources." "The map is so colored as to represent the several congressional districts." "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1844 by Edward C. Biddle in the Clerk's Office of the District ...
    • Contributor: Biddle, Edward C.
    • Date: 1840
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    Geological map of Maryland on which are also shewn the chief topographical features to aid in the triangulation. Scale 1:200,000. Manuscript; pen-and-ink. Relief shown by contours. Geologic information not shown. Shows only Washington, Frederick, Carroll, Montgomery, Howard, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel, Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary Counties. Includes text on "Materials employed." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Alexander, J. H. (John Henry) - Alexander, J. H.
    • Date: 1840
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    Liberia and its vicinity. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: W. Thayer & Co.
    • Date: 184?
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    He mau palapala aina, a me na niele e pili ana. Hookahi ke pai ana. Microfilm G&M - 3011 LC Hawaii, 25 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Date: 1840
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    Hotchkiss Map Collection The Hotchkiss Map Collection contains cartographic items made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss (1828-1899), a topographic engineer in the Confederate Army. Hotchkiss made detailed battle maps primarily of the Shenandoah Valley, some of which were used by the Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for their combat planning and strategy. Several of the maps have annotations of various military officers, demonstrating their ...
    • Date: 1828

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    [General-content map of several townships in the southern part of Burlington County, N.J.] Shows township boundaries, place-names, roads, villages, mills, streams, houses, and householders' names. Covers areas south of the town of Mount Holly, indicated as Northampton, Southampton, Pemberton, and Washington townships. Title devised by cataloguer. No cartographic attribution or date of preparation is present. Manuscript: Black/blue/red inks (for names and lines) and yellow watercolor (for streams). Handwritten in ink on verso: Northampton. Names are in serifate ...
    • Date: 1840
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    A sketch of a survey made for Col. W'm Hickey, under a warrant from the United States, to take up vacant land : made to lay before his lawyers to determine some ... Cadastral survey map. Manuscript--ink and col. pencil. Lacks sections along edges; faced and backed with rice paper. Notes in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carbery, Lewis - Hickey, William
    • Date: 1840
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    World. Relief shown by hachures. Box title. Alternate title: The world on Mercator's projection. Accompanied by: The world on Mercator's projection. 1 map : col. ; 29 x 44 cm. LC copy imperfect: One broken piece; small portion of a piece missing; accompanying map brittle. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault Shelf
    • Contributor: Philip & Tacey Ltd
    • Date: 1840
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    Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchburg Rail Road. Street map of part of Boston showing the railroad yards and the passenger depot. Chartered on March 3, 1842.
    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W. - Fitchburg Railroad
    • Date: 184?
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    No. 1. County land from N.E. mile stone & John C. Rives' farm : [Washington D.C. and Prince Georges County, Md.] ; No. 2. Part of "Long Meadows" : [Washington D.C.]. Cadastral survey maps. Relief shown by hachures. Orientation differs. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined, torn, missing sections at fold lines and edges, and faced with rice paper. Includes computations. Titles in ink and lead pencil computations on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Date: 1840
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    Das südöstliche Asien, oder China, Japan und hinter-Indien mit dem indischen Archipelagus
    China, Japan und hinter-Indien mit dem indischen Archipelagus
    Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Ferro and Paris. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Geographisches Institut (Weimar, Thuringia, Germany)
    • Date: 1840
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    Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania traversed by the surveys for a continuous rail road from Harrisburg to Pittsburg made under the direction of Charles L. Schlatter, c.e. in ... Map shows drainage, county boundaries, cities, roads, and canals. Lines of surveys and railroads in operation are indicated by different colors. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Cramer, Charles - Bowen, John T.
    • Date: 1840
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    Map of the city of Washington Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. LC copy stained, laminated, mounted on cloth backing, and signed in pencil at lower right: [H.L.?] Whiting. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C. - Stone, W. I. - Morrison, William M.
    • Date: 1840
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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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    Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870 This collection of Liberia maps includes twenty examples from the American Colonization Society (ACS), organized in 1817 to resettle free black Americans in West Africa. These maps show early settlements in Liberia, indigenous political subdivisions, and some of the building lots that were assigned to settlers. This on-line presentation also includes other nineteenth-century maps of Liberia: a map prepared for a book first published ...
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Perse, Kaboul, Beloutchistan et Pendjab Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. From: Atlas de Geographie, 1840. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Duvotenay, Th. (Thunot)
    • Date: 1840
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    [Fort Edward to Putnam's Creek, incidents of the French War. Scale ca. 1:156,000. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Mounted on cloth backing. Shows location of "Putnam's fight, July 1, 1757," area where "Putnam was taken prisoner, Aug. 8, 1758," "Montcalm, Aug. 2, 1757," and "Carpenter's attack of Fort Edward, July 23, 1757." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Date: 1840
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    [Cadastral survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. near the Anacostia River Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Darkened and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and 3 insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Hickey, William
    • Date: 1840
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    Map of the state of Maine Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored, sectioned in two, mounted on cloth. Darkened. Annotated in ink in upper left corner.
    • Contributor: Deane, John G. (John Gilmore) - Deane, John G.
    • Date: 1840
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    Map of America by Diego Ribero 1529. Spanish; title in English. Pen-and-ink and blue watercolor, mounted on cloth, mounted on paper. Traced from a map by Diego Ribero. On label affixed in upper right corner: 41. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Ribero, Diego - Kohl, J. G.
    • Date: 1529
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    Empires chinois et japonais Relief shown by hachures. Shows roads, overprinted in red. Prime meridian: Paris. From Dufour and Duvotenay's Atlas de geographie. Paris : Dufour et Duvotenay, 1840. In pencil in upper left corner: 34. LC copy stamped on: 626888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Dufour, A.-H. (Auguste-Henri)
    • Date: 1840
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    Croquis de un plano de la jurisdicion del real de Temascaltepec Relief shown by hachures. "De 20 leguas de 26 al grado." Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 528 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; A. B. Hagner; Apr. 27, 1914. In lower right margin: 308242, 14.
    • Date: 184?