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    How proposed new federal buildings will affect complexion of the capital : [the Mall and vicinity, Washington D.C.]. "This map, prepared by the National Capital Park and Planning Commission, shows how ... the major building projects ... would change the ... design of Washington's central area." From: The Washington post, Sunday, May 1, 1938. Includes text and index. Advertisement on verso. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission
    • Date: 1938
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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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    Topographic map of the Island of Oahu : city and county of Honolulu, Hawaii Relief shown by contours and spot heights. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes location map.
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.)
    • Date: 1938
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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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    Plat book of Washington County, Minnesota : showing township plats, city and village plats, sub-division plats, and county map : compiled from official records Includes index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotations in pencil and colored pencil on some maps. Map of east Oakdale Township (28 cm.) taped on t.p. verso. Vendor: John Carbonell (eBay auction) Acquisitions control no. 2008-003
    • Contributor: Hudson Map Company - Simonet, James F.
    • Date: 1938

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    Guide leaflets for the tour of historic Civil War defenses, Washington D.C.
    Tour of the Civil War defenses of Washington, D.C.
    Relief shown by contours on some maps. Title from title sheet (sheet #1). Facsims. of Civil War fortification maps of Washington D.C. Original version: [S.l. : s.n., 1861?-1865]. LC sheets imperfect: Use-worn, punch-holed in left margin, rubber-stamped on verso to indicate sheet numbers. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.) 689 Sheets variously include notes, captions, and/or index of facilities. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: United States. Office of National Capital Parks - Barnard, J. G. (John Gross) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1861

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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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    Ragsdale's movie guide map : 1938 latest edition Includes inset. "Welcome visitors to sunny California." Photographs: Oriental Japanese gardens, Shirley Temple Rockingham Road Brentwood, Pickfair, and Grauman's Chinese theatre. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Ragsdale, Albert
    • Date: 1938
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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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    Sanborn Maps The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division. The online checklist is based upon the Library's 1981 publication Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress and will be continually updated to reflect new acquisitions. Fire Insurance Maps in the ...
    • Date: 1867

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    Beijing Shi zui xin xiang xi quan tu. Includes lists of schools, hotels, apartments, companies, and government organizations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Gift of Rev. Arthur B Coole, 739 N. 7th St., Junction City, Kansas. LC copy mounted on cloth backing and stamped on lower left: 45.
    • Contributor: Beijing Wen Ya She
    • Date: 1938