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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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    Carte de la Turquie D'Asie de la Perse de l'Afghanistan et de l'Arabie Shows colored country borders. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Paris. "Atlas universel 34e." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy annotated in pencil: From Atlas unversel de geographie, M. Lapie et fils, P.C. Lehnby, Paris, 1841. LC copy stamped: "626888."
    • Contributor: Lapie, (Pierre) - Tardieu, Pierre Antoine - Lapie
    • Date: 1842
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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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    Übersichts-Blatt Afghanistan und den Ländern an der Nord-West Grenze Von Indien. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Zimmermann, Carl - Schroeder, E. H.
    • Date: 1842
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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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    Map of the river Sabine from Logan's Ferry to 32nd degree of north latitude : shewing the boundary between the United States of America and the Republic of Texas between said points, ... Relief shown by hachures. " ... it appears from a letter of J.H. Overton, United States Commissioner, dated Opelousas, Louisiana, August 10 1841 ... and the reply of October 1, 1841 ... that the maps ... had not been forwarded at that time. However, they had been received by January 15, 1842 ... and that they were issued by March 17, 1842, is shown...
    • Contributor: Gray, A. (Andrew Belcher) - Gray, A.
    • Date: 1842
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    Carte de la Palestine ou Terre Sainte Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy: Annotated in pencil at bottom: Atlas universal de geographie, M. Lapie et fils, P.C. Luhuby, Paris, 1841. LC copy has slip attached: Atlas universal de geographie, par M. Lapie et fils P.C. Luhuby, Paris, 1941; Property of Andrew Arthur Benton, New York, N.Y. LC copy...
    • Contributor: Lapie, (Pierre) - Tardieu, Pierre Antoine
    • Date: 1842
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    Carte de l'empire chinois et du Japon Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Paris. From Lapie's Atlas universel de géographie ancienne et moderne, précédé d'un abrégé de géographie physique et historique .... 1841-[1842]. At upper left: Atlas universel. At upper right: 36. LC copy stamped on: 626888. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lapie, (Pierre) - Tardieu, Pierre Antoine
    • Date: 1842
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    Map of the United States : compiled from the latest authorities. Wall map. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Originally printed on 4 sheets. Sheets joined and mounted on cloth. Shellacked. Attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of map. Includes 8 insets and 3 tables. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vendor: Richard B. Arkway Acquisitions control no. 2002-056
    • Contributor: Robinson, Lewis
    • Date: 1842
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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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    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    Relief shown by hachures. General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Differs from other 1842 ed. in being hand col. to show townships and in having normal north-at-top orientation. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Printed...
    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Tide Water Canal Company
    • Date: 1842
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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 Potomac & Anacostia rivers between Washington D.C. & Alexandria Va. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. "Copied from the tracining [sic] of original and sent to Com'd'r J.A. Dahlgren U.S.N., M.S. Smith, Cap't of Top'l Eng'rs Asst. C.S. in charge of Office, Coast Survey Office, Washington, February 17th 1857." Blue-line print of ms. map. Includes note. "P.W. 1832. Antique." LC copy accompanied by typewritten text of note by "RS 5/9/77." Available also...
    • Contributor: Young, William S. - Upshur, A. P. (Abel Parker) - Whiting, William - Smith, M. S. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1842
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    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1842 ed. in not being hand col., not being shellacked, and in being oriented with north toward the upper right. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the...
    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Tide Water Canal Company
    • Date: 1842
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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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    Huang chao yi tong yu di quan tu
    皇朝一統與地全圖 / | Qing Empire's complete map of all under heaven
    Scale ca. 1:3,500,000. Wood block print. Relief shown pictorially. Hummel purchase 1930, no. 19. This map is a reduced copy of the map compiled by Li Zhaoluo in 1832. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and area map. AACR2: 100; 651; 700
    • Contributor: Liu, Yan - Hummel, Arthur W. (Arthur William) - LI, Zhaoluo
    • Date: 1842
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    Cape of Good Hope. Relief shown by hachures. "This map is with permission copied from the original ms. drawing in the Colonial Office, compiled by Mr. Herbert Senr." LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, John
    • Date: 1842
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    A map showing the Congressional districts of Massachusetts as established by the Act of Sept. 16, 1842 Includes table showing district populations and cities and towns. Lacks upper left hand, lower left hand, and lower right hand corners. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott)
    • Date: 1842
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    Fu sheng quan tu.
    福省全图。 | Complete map of Fujian Province
    Scale ca. 1:20,000. Title annotated in black ink: Chinese map of Foo chou & its suburbs. Manuscript. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Imperfect: right portion missing. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. Shows the capital city of Fuzhou, its harbor, and vicinity. English translation of place names annotated in black ink. Belonged to Thomas Dunn, American counsul in Fuzhou (1858-73) and partner in...
    • Date: 1842
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    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Morse's North American atlas.
    Morse's cerographic maps
    "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in 1842, by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese, in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York." Issued in fascicles. Phillips, 1228 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. The last page is a cover to fascicle no. 3. This cover has an amended contents note pasted on renumbering...
    • Contributor: Morse, Sidney E. (Sidney Edwards) - Breese, Samuel - Harper & Brothers - Morse, Sidney E.
    • Date: 1842

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    [Topographic map of West Point, Constitution Island, and vicinity, N.Y.] Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Date in lead pencil follows the inked signature. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift; L.H. Weld; Apr. 13, 1933. Vault
    • Contributor: Weld, T. J. (Thomas Bradford Jones) - Weld, T. J.
    • Date: 1842