Benson, Egbert - King, Rufus - Mitchell, John - Champlain, Samuel De - Jones, R. (Benjamin Richards)
[Survey map of land tracts in Washington D.C. along the Anacostia River]
Covers tracts named Saint Elizabeth, Greens Purchase, Chechester, Gisborough Manor, et al. Manuscript--ink and pencil. On cloth backing in pencil: From the files of the Society of Oldest Inhabitants. Deposited by Henry C. Gauss in 1920's (?). One of 12 maps. 8th St. Elizabeth. Two sheets joined to form 1. Hemmed with brown cloth. Includes descriptive index of survey points. Available also through the...
Fenwick, George - King, N. (Nicholas)
[Manuscript map of Eastern Canada and New England].
Shows region from Lake Champlain in the west to Newfoundland in the east, from the Straits of Belle Isle in the North and to New Haven in the south. Relief shown by hachures. Title provided by cataloger. Delineates various underwater features, including "Nova Scotia fishing banks from Capt. Durels chart". Pen-and-ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Lyon, Wm. (William) - Kensett, Thomas - Wadsworth, James - Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences - Lyon, Wm.
Affair of the Wmsbg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, Oct. 26-27-28/64
Affair of the Williamsburg Road or Fair Oaks No. 2, October 26-27-28, 1864
One of a series of five maps drawn by Col. Normand Smith showing Civil War battle lines. Original maps are included in Personal Papers Collection, accession 24417, Gaines Family Papers, 1776-1905. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please contact the Library's Archives Research Services department for more information. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as...
Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
[Map of area of the rivers Tickfaw, Amite, and San Bernardo, Spanish West Florida].
Shows region of Tickfaw River in Livingston Parish. Cadastral map. Some unclaimed lots also shown. Relief shown by hachures. Title from John R. Hébert's list of maps. Pen-and-ink, red pencil, and pencil. Watermarks: J Whatman and fleur-de-lis in a shield surmounted by a crown. From the papers of Vicente Sebastián Pintado. Described in: Vicente Sebastián Pintado, Surveyor General of Spanish West Florida, 1805-17 :...
Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
Map of Massachusetts proper,
Scale 1:253,440; miles 4 to an in. Shows distance of each town from Boston and the shire town. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
Washington in 1800.
Shows buildings and blocks containing buildings. Title at head of text: Washington in 1800 : location of the habitable buildings one hundred years ago. W.B. Bryan mentioned in text. Includes text. Text on verso. LC copy probably cut from newspaper, faced with gauze, mounted on cloth backing, and accompanied by negative and positive photocopies at a larger scale. Available also through the Library of...
Bryan, W. (Wilhelmus Bogart) - Bryan, W.
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...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
Prime meridians: London and Philadelphia. State II, according to Wheat & Brun. LC copy mounted on cloth and laminated. Stamped on in lower left margin: 224A. Stamped on verso: 8132. Wheat & Brun 1969, 485 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Carey, Mathew - Doolittle, Amos
Map of Frederick, Berkeley, & Jefferson counties in the state of Virginia
Map of Frederick, Berkeley, and Jefferson counties in the state of Virginia
Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of some residents. Accompanied by photocopy of text: Topographical description of the counties of Frederick, Berkeley & Jefferson : situated in the state of Virginia, in which the author has described the natural curiosities of those counties ... to which is added a beautiful map of those counties / by Charles Varle. 34 p. ; 22 cm. (original...
John Wylie 600 acres.
Shows John Wylie's property located west of Mississippi River, in Orlean's Territory. Pen and ink. Includes text describing the boundaries of the land, dated "the 27th day of January 1806", signed by the surveyor, Gabriel Winters. Signature of John Wylie and note "104 recorded book no 2, page 133" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image....
Plat of land lying between road to Benning's Bridge & Cool Spring Road.
Survey map of area bounded by the present Benning Rd., Oklahoma Av., and 21st St. N.E., Washington D.C. Title handwritten in pencil on cloth backing. Manuscript--ink and lead pencil. Fold-lined. Includes 3 insets and numerical computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault DCP
A map of the State of New York.
Scale ca. 1:316,800. Prime meridian: New York. Relief shown pictorially. Includes text and inset "Continuation of the State westward from the pre-emption line on a scale reduced one half." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2