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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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    Map of Kosciusko Co., Indiana
    Map of Kosciusko County, Indiana
    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by E.B.Gerber & Carl S. Warner in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the district of Indiana." LC Land ownership maps, 153 Includes county directory, statistical table, business directories, distance table, views of public, residential, and commercial buildings. Insets: Oswego -- Webster -- Sevastopol -- Warsaw -- Wooster -- Etna Green. Available ...
    • Contributor: Warner, C. S. - Worley & Bracher
    • Date: 1866
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    Maps of Liberia, 1830-1870 This collection of Liberia maps includes twenty examples from the American Colonization Society (ACS), organized in 1817 to resettle free black Americans in West Africa. These maps show early settlements in Liberia, indigenous political subdivisions, and some of the building lots that were assigned to settlers. This on-line presentation also includes other nineteenth-century maps of Liberia: a map prepared for a book first published ...
    • Contributor: American Colonization Society - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Map of St. Joseph Co., Indiana "Entered accordingly to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by M.W. Stokes in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States within & for the District of Indiana. LC Land ownership maps, 168 Includes population statistical table, distance table, views of residential, public, and commercial buildings. Insets: Mishawaka -- Lakeville -- North Liberty -- Oceola -- Terre Coupee -- W. ...
    • Contributor: Stokes, M. W.
    • Date: 1866
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    Virginia, Bland County. "April 27th, 1866." Signed in ink in lower left corner: John S. Peek ... . Mounted on cloth. LC Land ownership maps, 1217 Includes list of explanations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Peek, John S.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of the seat of war. To accompany the American Conflict. Scale ca. 1:2,170,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 60 Another edition. Map of the southeastern United States showing battlefields, forts, infantry and calvary routes, towns, railroads, county and state boundaries, and rivers. Insets: Map of the lower portion of Texas. 7 x 9 cm.-Map of the lower portion of Florida. 11 x 9 cm. Prepared to accompany Greeley, Horace. The American Conflict... Hartford, ...
    • Contributor: O.D. Case & Company
    • Date: 1866
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    An outline geological map of Tennessee, including portions of Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies
    • Contributor: Saylor, Nelson
    • Date: 1866
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    Battle of Pittsburgh Landing [i.e., Shiloh] Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 435.2 From his Grant and his campaigns: a military biography. New York, C. B. Richardson; Cincinnati, C. F. Vent & Co., 1866. facing p. 85. Map indicates morning and evening positions of Union forces on April 6 and 7, 1862. Legend notes that "The positions of Rebels forces were generally parallel to those thereon indicated." ...
    • Contributor: Coppee, Henry
    • Date: 1866
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    Map illustrating the siege of Atlanta, Ga. by the U.S. forces under command of Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman, from the passage of Peach Tree Creek, July 19th 1864, to the commencement ... Scale ca. 1:47,520. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 139 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A. No. 2. In lower right margin: Bowen & Co., lith., Philada. Indicates entrenchments, relief by hachures, vegetation, drainage, roads, railroads, towns, and the names of a few residents in the environs of Atlanta. Other issues in Sherman map coll. nos. 39-40. Description derived ...
    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (Orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of Shelby & Johnson counties, Indiana "Entered accordingly to Act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylv. LC Land ownership maps, 169 Includes business directories and distance tables. Insets: Franklin -- Farwest -- Clarksburg -- Flat Rock -- Smithland -- Middletown -- Mt. Auburn -- Cynthian -- Marion -- Liberty -- Needham -- Newburg -- Brookfield -- Union Village -- London ...
    • Contributor: Warner, A. - Bourquin, F. (Frederick)
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of Worcester County, Massachusetts.
    Dockham's pocket maps, Worcester Co., Mass.
    Relief shown by hachures. Shows minor civil subdivisions. Includes advertisement. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Imperfect: Stained, darkened, brittle, tears along folds. Acquisitions control no.: 2005-166
    • Contributor: Dockham, C. Augustine - J. Mayer & Co.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of Nelson County, Virginia Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by hachures. At lower left: C.W. Oltmanns. Pen-and-ink, watercolor, and pencil, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. In pencil in upper right corner: 219. In pencil in lower left corner: 75. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H301 LC Land ownership maps, 1311 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. In ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Robinson, S. , (Sampson ) - Oltmanns, C. W.
    • Date: 1866
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    Plan for enlarging the grounds around the U.S. Capitol Oriented with north to the left. LC copy faded, fold-lined, and annotated on recto in lead pencil to identify points of interest. LC copy annotated on verso in ink: Capitol Grounds. In lead pencil: From Thomas U[E?]wing Colleciton, transferred from M.S. Div. L.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: United States. Architect of Extension of Capitol
    • Date: 1866
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    Map showing the positions of both armies August 27th, 1862 at night. [Second Manassas battle] Scale 1:190,080 ("3 miles to 1 inch"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 573.6 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War. Supplemental report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the war, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 190. Accompanies "Report of Major ...
    • Contributor: Pope, John
    • Date: 1866
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    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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    Map of a portion of the Rappahannock River and vicinity, Virginia : to illustrate the operations of the Army of Northern Virginia C.S. and the Army of the Potomac U.S. from the ... Shows troop positions, settlements, roads, railroads, drainage, fords, vegetation, county names, and rural houses. Also covers Fredericksburg city region. Relief shown by hachures. At head of title: No. 2. "The Battle Fields of Virginia". Printed proof sheet with ms. pencil annotations by Hotchkiss in lower margin. An uncorrected version appears in Hotchkiss's and William Allan's book "The battle-fields of Virginia: Chancellorsville" (New York: D. ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Robinson, S. , (Sampson ) - Barnard, William S. - Confederate States of America. Army. Corps of Engineers - D. Van Nostrand Company
    • Date: 1866
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    Siege operations at Spanish Fort, Mobile Bay, by the U.S. forces under Maj. Gen. Canby. Scale ca. 1:16,600. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 112 From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. [1866]-Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 8. At head of title: Plan no. 8. Detailed map showing entrenchments, number, type, and position of Federal guns, vegetation, drainage, roads, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster ...
    • Contributor: McAlester, Miles D. - Palfrey, John Carver - Allen, C. J.
    • Date: 1866
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    Birds eye view of the city of Lansing, Michigan 1866. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 359 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ill. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Ruger, A. - Chicago Lithographing Co.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of public surveys in the territory of Washington. LC Trails, 286 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies
    • Contributor: Wilson, Joseph S. - United States. General Land Office
    • Date: 1865
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    Central Virginia : showing Lieut. Gen'l. U.S. Grant's campaign and marches of the armies under his command in 1864-5 Map No. 11, from: Annual report of the U.S. War Dept., 1865. "39th Cong. 1st Sess. Report of the Chief Engineer U.S.A." printed above the map. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Shows the routes taken in central Virginia by the various army corps under General Grant in 1864-65. This item is in the Map Collection of the Library of Virginia; please ...
    • Contributor: United States. War Dept. Engineer Bureau - Bowen & Co.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of the bays, harbors, and rivers around New York : showing the channels, soundings, lighthouses, buoys &c., and the complete topography of the surrounding country : including Hempstead, Sandy-Hook, South-Amboy, Newark, ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1866 by M. Dripps ..." Includes notes. LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1866
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    Sketch showing route pursued in the advance to Goldsboro, N.C., in Dec. 1862 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 316.5 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p.23. Accompanies "Report of Major General J. G. Foster, to the Committee on the Conduct of the War." 23 p. At head ...
    • Contributor: Foster, John G. (John Gray) - Foster, John G.
    • Date: 1866
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    Map of Rappahannock County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "March 1866." LC Land ownership maps, 1335 Copy imperfect: Sectioned horizontally in half, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Michie, Peter Smith - United States. War Department
    • Date: 1866
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    Plan of New York City from the Battery to Spuyten Duyvil Creek : showing every lot and building thereon : old farm lines, street numbers at the corners of blocks, railroads, steamboat ... Versos of maps blank. Phillips, 2291 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Brittle, with losses along edges.
    • Contributor: Dripps, M. (Matthew) - Harrison, John F. - Dripps, M.
    • Date: 1866

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    Position of troops at sunset August 28th, 1862. [Second Manassas battle] Scale 1:126,720 ("half an inch to the mile"). LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 573.7 From U.S. Congress. Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War, in two volumes. Supplemental to Senate report no. 142, 38th Congress, 2d session (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1866). v. 2, fol. p. 190. Accompanies "Report of Major General John Pope to the hon. Committee on the Conduct of ...
    • Contributor: Pope, John
    • Date: 1866