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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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    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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    East view of the village of North Bridgewater, Mass. 1844.

    LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 315 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "From a lithograph in possession of Mr. R. C. Kimball." Indexed for points of interest. AACR2: 651/1; 710/2

    • Contributor: Poole, A. F. - Stoner, J. J. - Beck & Pauli
    • Date: 1844
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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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    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 ...

    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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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 ...

    • Date: 1828

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    Map of the Oregon Territory

    Relief shown by hachures. Mounted on cloth. Some acid offset on map. Inset: Columbia River, reduced from a survey / made by the U.S. Ex. Ex., 1841. Scale ca. 1:700,000. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes. Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. ...

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles - Young, J. H. (james Hamilton) - Sherman & Smith
    • Date: 1844
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    A new universal atlas, containing maps of the various empires, kingdoms, states and republics of the world : with a special map of each of the United States, plans of cities, &c., ...

    Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1844 ed. in that the printed plate numbers on 34 maps do not correspond to the plate numbers printed in the table of contents. Engraved t.p. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S193 Phillips, 4324 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy signed in ink on flyleaf "Sherman 1844". ...

    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - Carey & Hart
    • Date: 1844

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    Chillum Wood.

    Cadastral survey map. Pen-and-ink and lead pencil. Missing small sections along edges and faced with rice paper. Includes notes and measurement data. Subtitles in ink on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP

    • Date: 1844
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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 ...

    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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    Map of Texas and the countries adjacent.

    "Published by order of the U.S. Senate." Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: United States. Topographical Bureau - United States. Corps of Topographical Engineers - Emory, William H. (william Hemsley)
    • Date: 1844
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    Atlas of the Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition : during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

    Atlas accompanies text volumes of The Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition by Charles Wilkes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy 3 imperfect: Covers missing. Phillips, 3245

    • Contributor: Wilkes, Charles - United States Exploring Expedition
    • Date: 1844

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    Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44

    Relief shown by hachures. State 3: Includes notes, Great Basin statement, and place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. "Published in Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-44. By Brevet Captain J. C. Fremont ... Printed by order of the Senate ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles - Abert, John James - Edward Weber & Co. - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1844
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    Karta Ledovitago mori︠a︡ i Vostochnago okeana

    Depths shown by soundings in coastal waters. Also covers Russian Far East and Alaska. In Russian. Greenwich, Paris, and Petersburg meridians; Greenwich degrees numbered westward to 240⁰. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes Hydrographic Department insigne. LC copy rubber-stamped, annotated on cloth backing, fold-lined.

    • Contributor: Russia. Gidrograficheskīĭ Departament
    • Date: 1844
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    Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & north California in the years 1843-44

    Relief shown by hachures. State 2: Does not include notes or Great Basin statement. Shows place name South Park below Bayou Salade; some place names differ from other states. LC Trails, no. 223 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., ...

    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles - Abert, John James - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1844
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    Map showing the proposed rail roads from Boston to Burlington, from Hale's map of New England.

    Outline map of eastern New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and northern Massachusetts showing four proposed railroad routes. A list of distances appear below the title.

    • Contributor: J.H. Bufford & Co.
    • Date: 1844
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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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    Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa; by J. Calvin Smith, engraved by S. Stiles, Sherman & Smith.

    Detailed township map of the midwestern states showing drainage, cities and towns, canals, stage roads, and railroads.

    • Contributor: Smith, J. Calvin (john Calvin) - Smith, J. Calvin
    • Date: 1844