Houttuyn, M. (Martinus) - Tirion, Isaak - Houttuyn, M.
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
Rochambeau Map Collection
The collection consists of 40 manuscript and 26 printed maps, and a manuscript atlas, the originals of which are in the Library of Congress' Geography and Map Division. The Rochambeau Map Collection contains cartographic items used by Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), when he was commander in chief of the French expeditionary army (1780-82) during the American Revolution. The maps...
Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
Captn. Willoby. Newton's including deed for 6421 acrer of land in the County of Fairfax : [Virginia] : Deed drawn
Captain Willoughby Newton's including deed for 6421 acre of land in the County of Fairfax :
Shows the parcel bounded by Bull Run Creek to the south, Cub Run to the west, and Little Rocky Run to the east in Fairfax County, Virginia and names of landowners. Title from verso of sheet. Pen-and-ink on four sheets of paper pasted together with red wax. Purchase; FY '15 Philip Lee Phillips Society purchase; April 2015. Imperfect: Numerous separations and small losses along...