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    Map of the city of Brooklyn, L.I. : shewing the streets as at present existing with the buildings and the intended canal and other works : also the village of Williamsburgh Shows wards (numbered), building coverage, and lot lines. Hand colored to emphasize ward boundaries. Originally printed on 2 sheets (western/eastern). LC copy imperfect: Rubber-stamped, shellacked, brittle, darkened. Includes 3 illustrations of public buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Harrison, John F. - Dripps, M. (Matthew) - Cundy, W. H. - Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1850
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    [Map of Nisqually Plains]. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of Somerset County, New Jersey Relief shown by hachures. Inset : Plan of Somerville. Includes names of property owners and 7 views. LC Land ownership maps, 465 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Otley, J. W. - Keily, James - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Date: 1850
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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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    A map illustrative of the route of the proposed railroad : from St. Louis to the Bay of San Francisco "The red line indicates the route of the Railroad. The green line is the route followed by Col. Fremont from the South Pass to Humboldt River."
    • Contributor: Dearborn, W. L. (William L.) - Dearborn, W. L.
    • Date: 1850
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    Disturnell's new map of the United States and Canada : showing all the canals, rail roads, telegraph lines and principal stage routes "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1850 by J. Distrunell in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Map of Oregon, California, New Mexico, &c. LC copy: Signed on verso: Millard Fillmore. LC copy: "Progressive population of the United States ...
    • Contributor: Burr, Henry A.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of cottage sites at Dearman : never before offered, being those reserved by the proprietors but now sold in order to close the interest of the different parties engaged in establishing ... Cadastral map showing residential lots, lot numbers, names of lot owners, and existing buildings in a new subdivision now part of the incorporated village of Irvington, Westchester County (N.Y.). The name Dearman was changed to Irvington in 1857 to honor Washington Irving. Extensively annotated in black ink handwriting to give new lot numbers, new owners' names, and a table of recent lot sales (with ...
    • Contributor: Cole & Chilton - Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1850
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    Hudson's Bay's country
    Copy of a map, presented to the Congress
    Also covers northern United States. Relief shown pictorially. Copy of a manuscript map from the Archives of the Hudson's Bay Company. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Kohl, J. G. (Johann Georg) - Pond, Peter
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of the Ohio and Pennsylvania Railroad and connecting lines, Solomon W. Roberts, Chief Engineer. Outline map of the northeastern and north-central states showing major drainage, relief by hachures in Ohio, place names, canals, and the railroad network. Chartered in 1848. Consolidated to form the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railroad. See entry 534.
    • Contributor: Roberts, Solomon W. (Solomon White) - Ohio and Pennsylvania Rail-Road Company - Roberts, Solomon W.
    • Date: 1850
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    Railroad map of Indiana, by Col. Thomas A. Morris, Civil Engineer, Shows counties and county seats. A projected railroad is shown between Crawfordville and Bedford. Similar to 1852 edition but does not indicate the Whitewater Canal.
    • Contributor: Morris, Thomas A. (Thomas Armstrong) - Morris, Thomas A.
    • Date: 1850
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    Persia and Cabool Relief shown in hachures. In upper right corner: National atlas, 25. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Johnston, Alexander Keith
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of Middlesex County, New Jersey Relief shown by hachures. Insets : Plan of New Brunswick ; City of Perth Amboy. Includes names of property owners. LC Land ownership maps, 456 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Otley, J. W. - Keily, James - Van Derveer, Lloyd - Herline, Edward - Stansbie, Alex C.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Somerset County, New Jersey : entirely from original surveys General-content county map also showing rural buildings and occupants' names. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. "Entered according to act of Congress by Robert P. Smith A.D. 1850 in the ... eastern District of Pennsylvania." LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing. LC Land ownership maps, 464 Includes text, inset "Plan of Somerville", statistical table, key to abbreviations, illustrations of prominent ...
    • Contributor: Otley, J. W. - Keily, James - Van Derveer, Lloyd - Smith, Robert Pearsall
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of village lots and cottage sites at Dearman, Westchester Co. : adjacent to the Hudson River station & Piermont Ferry depot : to be sold at auction by Cole & Chilton ... Cadastral map showing residential lots, lot numbers, existing buildings, and planned placement of street-side trees in a new subdivision now part of the incorporated village of Irvington (N.Y.). The name Dearman was changed to Irvington in 1857 to honor Washington Irving. LC copy imperfect: Extensively fold-lined, missing small sections at fold lines, slight stains, newspaper clipping with lot prices affixed to recto, annotated in ...
    • Contributor: Cole & Chilton - Miller & Co.
    • Date: 1850
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    Pacific Ocean. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Shows the Atrato and San Juan rivers proposed interoceanic canal route. Relief shown by hachures. Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Anonymous manuscript map oriented with north to the left. Panama: An Exhibition in Five Parts, Washington, Library of Congress, 1978, page 3. On verso: No. 34 Atratic Route, for Canal. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1850
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    British Empire throughout the world exhibited in one view. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bartholomew, John - A. Fullarton & Co.
    • Date: 185?
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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 major buildings. Includes index to points of interest and inset "Map of the District of Columbia." LC copy soiled, colored with yellow wash to show built-up areas, annotated in color inks to show unidentified (water, sewer?) lines in streets, and annotated in pencil. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850
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    Map showing the N.E. & S.W. Alabama R.R. with its connections also the principal routes between New York and New Orleans. Outline map of the eastern United states including Cuba and the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the railroad network and steamship routes. Indicates the railroad land grant and the coal and iron deposits in Alabama. Distances from Washington, D.C., to New Orleans, La. are shown below the title. Chartered in 1853 and 1854. Consolidated with the Wills Valley Railroad, forming the Alabama and Chattanooga Railroad.
    • Contributor: Hoyer & Ludwig - North East and South West Alabama Railroad
    • Date: 185?
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    Fulton County, Ohio LC Land ownership maps, 625 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes business directories, insets of Ottokee, Delta, and Wauseon, and Phillip's corner.
    • Contributor: Skinner & Kenyon
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of property situated in the village of Flushing, Queens County, L.I., belonging to Gabriel Winter Cadastral map showing lot lines, dimensions, buildings (residential/non-residential), and some owners' names. Imperfect: Fold-lined, wrinkled, torn at fold lines, annotated in lead pencil/red ink to show additional lot/ownership info. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2003-64
    • Contributor: Smith, Elijah A. - Winter, Gabriel - Perkins Sun Lithographic Establishment
    • Date: 1850
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    Map of Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Ct., New York. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bevan, John
    • Date: 185?
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    Map of the Evansville and Crawfordsville Rail Road with its connections. Map of northeastern and north-central United States showing drainage, county boundaries, larger cities, and the completed and proposed railroad network.
    • Contributor: McLellan, David - Evansville & Crawfordsville Rail Road Company
    • Date: 185?
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    Plan of the city of Burlington shewing [i.e. showing] water & sewer service. Shows water mains by blue lines, sewer mains by red lines, and hydrants by red spots. Oriented with north to the left. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Soiled, stained, darkened, brittle, tears, small pieces missing along edges, cut into 2 halves, mounted on cloth backing, annotated in pencil.
    • Date: 185?
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    Panoramic Maps The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, and aero views, panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. Although not generally drawn to scale, they show street patterns, individual buildings, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Hébert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (Patrick Eugene)
    • Date: 1997

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    Map of Liberia Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Annotated in red ink to show additional place names, rivers, and boundaries. Gift; 1968; American Colonization Society; Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes profile of mountains and notes. Vault
    • Contributor: Gurley, Ralph Randolph - McClelland, D.
    • Date: 1850