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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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    Carte de l'Algérie : divisée par tribus "Avril 1846." Prime meridian: Paris. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Carette, E. (Ernest) - Warnier, A. (Auguste) - Carette, E.
    • Date: 1846
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    Map of the city of Washington Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, trimmed, annotated in ink and pencil on recto and in ink on verso, and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C. - Morrison, William M.
    • Date: 1846
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    A new map of Texas, Oregon and California. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1846
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    Costa de Vera Cruz Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 527 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Dowing, Cristoval
    • Date: 1846
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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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    Parte del reyno de la Na. Espana Shows central Mexico in 179-? Relief shown by hachures. Copied by author in 1846. Pen-and-ink and blue and red inks on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 560 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1846
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    Battle of Palo Alto, 8th May 1846. Relief shown by hachures. Shows military deployment of troops on May 8th and 9th, 1846 between the Americans under Gen. Taylor and the Mexicans under Gen. Arista. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Accompanied by typewritten letter attributing authorship to Charles R. Glynn, New Orleans, September 1846. Ancillary maps: Lines of battle as first formed on 8th May 1846 -- The train parked on the 9th -- ...
    • Contributor: Glynn, Charles R.
    • Date: 1846
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    [Sketch of area of northeastern Mexico from Rio Grande to Parras]. Shows southern state of Coahuila and northwestern state of Nuevo León. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 556 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1846
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    The harbor of Annapolis Scale 1:60,000. Triangulation by James Ferguson and Ferd. H. Gerdes, assistants ; the hydrography under the direction of George M. Bache, lieutenant U.S. Navy ; typography by F.H. Gerdes, assistant. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Covers Annapolis region including Severn River and adjacent part of Chesapeake Bay. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Cutts, R. D. (Richard Dominicus) - Ferguson, James - Gerdes, F. H.
    • Date: 1846
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    Topographical map of the road from Missouri to Oregon, commencing at the mouth of the Kansas in the Missouri River and ending at the mouth of the Walla-Wallah in the Columbia. "From the field notes and journal of Capt. J.C. Frémont." Segments fit together with overlap. LC Trails, 168 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes meteorological observations. 3 copies, copy 2 missing data from top of map
    • Contributor: Frémont, John Charles - Preuss, Charles - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1846
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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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    Sketch to correct the maps of the route of Genl. Wool's Division of Journey from Monclova to Monterrey. Shows southern state of Coahuila and northwestern state of Nuevo León. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink and red ink on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 585 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough
    • Date: 1846
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    Fac-simile of Holmes-map of the province of Pennsylvania : with the names of the original purchasers from William Penn, begun in 1681. Shows rural landholders' names and lots in the Philadelphia region. Alternate title at top: A map of the improved part of the province of Pennsylvania in America : begun by William Penn, proprietor and governor thereof, anno 1681. Facsim. "Reproduced from the original in the Philadelphia Library by the anastatic process." Original version: A map of the province of Pennsilvania : containing the three ...
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall) - Greene, Robert - Thornton, John
    • Date: 1687
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    Wutai shan sheng jing quan tu Scale not given. Wood block print on linen, hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Title also in Manchu, Chinese, Tibetan, and Mongolian. Bird's-eye-view. Shows panoramic view of Wutai Shan with the famous Buddhist monastery. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Gelonglongzhu
    • Date: 1846
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    [Military training map, Mexico]. Shows unidentified settlements and a fortification. Relief shown pictorially. "Withdrawn for transfer to the War Department as a gift from Hou. A.B. Hagner, April 27, 1914." Title derived from The Luso-Hispanic World in Maps. Pen-and-ink with pencil annotations over pencil grid. Watermark: J. Whatman, 1836. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 1011 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Discoloration ...
    • Contributor: Diaz, Agustin
    • Date: 1846
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    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed below bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC Ward maps 224 LC copy fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with imitation leather strips. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1846
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    A new map for travelers through the United States of America showing the railroads, canals & stage roads with the distances, A detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States, framed in decorative borders, with most of the details east of the Mississippi River. Indicates drainage, state boundaries and shows many cities and towns with distances along roads and railroads. Indian tribes are indicated west of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Smith, J. Calvin (John Calvin) - Sherman & Smith - Smith, J. Calvin
    • Date: 1846
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    Texas Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington, Greenwich, Paris, and Ferro. In upper left corner: Myer's Handatlas. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1846
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    Brazil. From Henry S. Tanner's New universal atlas, 1846, p. 40. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1846
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    Eclipse of the sun, 1846 : April 25
    Magnificent Eclipse of the Sun, April 25th, 1846 : this is the greatest Eclispe visible to the United States until May 26th, 1854.
    "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the Southern District of New York February 21, 1846." Includes notes and world map showing path of eclipse. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy accompanied by broadside mounted on cloth with map: Text in two columns; printed area, including ornamental border, measures 22 x 17 cm. LC copy has ...
    • Contributor: Smith, Asa
    • Date: 1846
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    The State of Florida. From U.S. Senate Executive Document v.2 No.2-5, in 30th Cong., 1st Sess., 1847-48, serial set #504. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - United States. Congress. Senate
    • Date: 1846
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    Map of the city of Washington : established as the permanent seat of the government of the United States of America Shows block numbers, wards, and government buildings. Statement of responsibility printed above bar scale. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1846
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    [Map depicting battle against Isidro Barradas in vicinity of Tampico, Mexico, in 1829] Title supplied by cataloger. Copied from 1829? original. Pen-and-ink and watercolor on tracing paper. LC Luso-Hispanic World, 587 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes col. ill. Imperfect: Portions of lower right sheet missing. Vault
    • Contributor: Hagner, Charles N.
    • Date: 1846