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  • Map
    [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between. Scale ca. 1:9,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows earthworks and troops on New York Island and redoubts above Kingsbridge proposed by the British in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1163 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1777
  • Map
    Birdseye view of Jamaica Park South : [Queens, New York City, N.Y.
    Birds eye view of Jamaica Park South
    Aerial view to horizon. Identifies "Section 1", "Section 2", and near the horizon "Jamaica". Imperfect: Fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Wright, Grant - Van Horen, Theo. J.
    • Date: 1908
  • Map
    Map of Kings and part of Queens counties, Long Island N.Y. Covers Brooklyn (Kings County) and the western part of Queens County (now part of New York City). Shows towns (townships), built-up areas, streets system in urban areas, land tracts (with owners' names/acreages) in rural areas, and buildings/houses (with householders' names) in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize town territories, parks, cemeteries, watercourses, and coastlines. LC copy imperfect: Darkened, stained in ...
    • Contributor: Conner, R. F. O. - Dripps, M. (Matthew) - Korff Brothers
    • Date: 1852
  • Map
    [Rapid transit map of Manhattan and adjacent districts of New York City]. Covers Manhattan, South Bronx, and small adjacent parts of Queens, Brooklyn, and Jersey City. Shows subways, connecting mainline railroads, and complete street system. "Copyright, 1908, by Rand, McNally & Co." Gift; Charles D. Lothridge; Apr. 1998. LC copy use-worn, missing cover, torn at fold lines, additionally fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 2000-12
    • Contributor: Rand McNally and Company
    • Date: 1908
  • Map
    Map of the city of New York. Street map of Manhattan south of 63rd Street and adjacent districts of Brooklyn (Downtown and Williamsburg). Shows ward boundaries, ward numbers, street railroads, and ferries. "Lat. 40°42ʹ40ʺN. 2°54ʹE. Long. from Washington." "Pop. 1850--515,394." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Trimmed, probably removed from city directory.
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Map of the town of Morrisania, Westchester Co. N.Y. Cadastral map showing wards, buildings, block numbers, lot lines/numbers, and owner's names. Imperfect: Mounted on cloth/paper backing, brittle, missing small edge/internal sections, shellacked, quartered for folding. Includes business directory (in 2 segments). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.) - Beers, Ellis & Soule
    • Date: 1865
  • Map
    A plan of the township of Blenheim, as surveyed and divided in the year 1772. Scale ca. 1:16,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows names of several landowners. Annotated: This map referred to, in the affidt. of James Campbell on Mr. Wiatherhead's claim March 4th. 1786. Richard Lee. In margin: James Campbell. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1093 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Creassy, James
    • Date: 1772
  • Map
    New York City and environs. Compiled from maps of the U.S. Coast Survey and from special supplementary surveys. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lindenkohl, A. - Witzel, P. - Westermann & Co.
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    National parks in greater New York City "*GPO: 1994--301-085/00060. Reprint 1993." Panel title. Includes descriptive index to points of interest and col. ill. Text, metropolitan area map with descriptive index, aerial view of lower Manhattan, and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1993
  • Map
    Map of New-York City Scale not given. LC copy imperfect: Lacks sections along fold lines. Shows radial distance from City Hall. Printed in 2 sections. Advertisement on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Matthews-Northrup Company - Trow City Directory Company
    • Date: 1889
  • Map
    Higginson's map of Kings and a large part of Queens counties : from actual surveys.
    Map of Kings and a large part of Queens counties
    General-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and the western part of Queens County (now the borough of Queens in New York City). Shows incorporated cities, towns (townships), roads, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; shows street system in urban areas. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Hand colored to distinguish administrative areas of cities and ...
    • Contributor: Higginson, J. H. - McLellan, David
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Map of the business portion of New York City below Madison Square : 1870.
    Map showing the location of the different steamship, steamboat, and railroad piers
    General street map showing wards, piers, pier numbers, and streetcar lines. Shows 1-mile radial distance from City Hall. Issued as the summer 1870 no. of "Mackey's shipping indicator" (broadsheet). "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1870, by Joseph Mackey, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Imperfect: Fold-lined, torn (halved) at fold line, ...
    • Contributor: Mackey, Joseph
    • Date: 1870
  • Map
    A diagram of the triangulation for the survey of the coast of the United States made in 1817 and 1833 : and the secondary triangles made in 1833 & 1834 in Connecticut ... Shows triangulation lines connecting base points in southwestern Connecticut, western Long Island, and New York City vicinity. Rubber-stamped at foot of title: Copyright secured according to law. Annotated/signed in ink on verso: Survey of Long Island & Connecticut s. coast, 1817, 1833, & 1834. M. Fillmore. LC copy imperfect: Use-worn, fold-lined, soiled on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Fillmore, Millard
    • Date: 1834
  • Map
    New Yorke : 1695. Facsim. of ms. original in British Library. "By permission from the New York History Co." Original version: [1696?]. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Miller, John
    • Date: 1695
  • Map
    A plan of St. Georges Ferry on Nassau-Island made the 10th August 1774, Scale 1:240; 20 ft. to an in. Title on verso: St. Georges Ferry. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman [and a fleur-de-lis in a cross surmounted by a crown, over the letters GR] Shows wharf, ferry house, and "Mr. Livingston's wharf" and distilling house. Includes "Description as agreed on at St. Georges Ferry the 10th Augt. 1774 ... " LC Maps of North ...
    • Contributor: Bancker, Gerard
    • Date: 1774
  • Map
    Plan of village of Newtown (Elmhurst) showing places of historical interest Map of Elmhurst (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, and 1908-period historic sites with index numbers. In lower margin: Map no. II., Excursion XI., City History Club. Removed from textual publication, index missing. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, annotated in ink, torn along bottom edge. Location map (annotated in ink to show excursion locations) on verso: Map no. 1, Queens Borough, excursion ...
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.) - City History Club of New York
    • Date: 178?
  • Map
    Ticonderoga as it was in 1759. Scale ca. 1:84,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, on tracing paper. Includes index to military activities. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1118 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1759
  • Map
    Map of the village of East New York, Kings County, and part of the town of Jamaica, Queens County, Long Island, New York Also covers district of Woodhaven in Town of Jamaica, Queens County, N.Y., and shows proposed streets. Hand col. to distinguish administrative districts of the village. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1872 by J.C.E. Hinrichs, C.E., in the office of Librarian of Congress at Washington." Originally printed on 4 sheets. Imperfect: Quartered. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: Hinrichs, J. C. E. - Endicott & Co. (New York, N.Y.)
    • Date: 1871
  • Map
    Map of Arverne : 1908 Cadastral map showing lot lines/numbers, house numbers, and buildings (some named). "Copyrighted 1908 by Lewis H. May Co., N.Y.C." Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Von Hardenberg Co. - Lewis H. May Co.
    • Date: 1908
  • Map
    Topographical map of the counties of Kings and Queens, New York General-content map of the present-day borough of Brooklyn (Kings County, New York City) and Queens County before the detachment of its eastern portion in 1898 to form Nassau County. Shows incorporated cities, towns (townships), roads, rural buildings, and rural householders' names; shows street system in urban areas. Hand colored to distinguish administrative areas of cities and towns (townships). Prime meridian: City Hall, New York ...
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - W.E. & A.A. Baker - H.F. Walling's Map Establishment
    • Date: 1859
  • Map
    Race track of Metropolitan Jockey Club, Jamaica. Aerial view of buildings surrounding racetrack. Wording at lower right not decipherable by cataloguer. Imperfect: Fold-lined, annotated in ink "New" at head of title, mounted on paper/cloth backing, annotated in pencil on cloth backing "Copyright, Apr. 17, 1903, 3922." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1903
  • Map
    Williams map of Long Island City section of Queens Borough, New York.
    Williams map of Long Island City
    Also covers Manhattan east of Eighth Avenue. Also shows streetcar lines and pier numbers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Williams Map & Guide Co.
    • Date: 1911
  • Map
    Map of part of the village of Laurel Hill : about one mile from East River, situated on Newtown Creek opposite Greenpoint and Brooklyn. Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot dimensions, street widths, and block numbers. Selected buildings and ships shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Selected lots hand col. in pink watercolor. Imperfect: Fold-lined, halved, torn along left edge, annotated in lead pencil: 1856? Includes location map (inset). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1856
  • Map
    National parks in greater New York City "*GPO: 1991--281-954/40042. Reprint 1989." Panel title. Includes descriptive index to points of interest and col. ill. Text, metropolitan area map with descriptive index, aerial view of lower Manhattan, and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1989
  • Map
    Taunton's citizens' and travelers' rapid transit map and time table of the Metropolitan and New York elevated railways : showing, on a new plan, the railways with up and down-town tracks ...
    Citizens' and travelers' rapid transit map and time table
    Covers Manhattan south of 62nd Street. Also shows streetcar lines, trunk railroads, ferries, and piers. Title from panel. "Published Feb. 18, 1879, First Edition, 50,000." Includes notes and inset showing stations north of 59th Street. Text, station directory, table of running times, and advertisements on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Taunton, S. D. L.
    • Date: 1879