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    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 ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
    • Date: 200?

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    The Washington map of the United States. Insets. By the Superintendent, U.S. National Observatory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1865
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    The Washington map of the United States. Includes insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1868
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    Civil War Maps Brings together materials from three premier collections: the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, the Virginia Historical Society, and the Library of Virginia. Among the reconnaissance, sketch, and theater-of-war maps are the detailed battle maps made by Major Jedediah Hotchkiss for Generals Lee and Jackson, General Sherman's Southern military campaigns, and maps taken from diaries, scrapbooks, and manuscripts all available for the first ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program - Virginia Historical Society - Library of Virginia
    • Date: 1999

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    The route of the Alaska excursion steamers. 14088 U.S. Copyright Office Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Includes ancillary maps of the Northwestern States and Alaska.
    • Contributor: Fee, Charles S.
    • Date: 1891
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    Map of the western & middle portions of North America : to illustrate the history of California, Oregon, and the other countries on the north-west coast of America Relief shown in hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, DC. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Greenhow, Robert
    • Date: 18??
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    Map illustrating the extermination of the American bison Shows areas of die-off and of systematic extermination, range of herds up to 1889, and years of extermination in specific locations. Relief shown by shading. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vol. published in 1889, 1887 is the year of the Annual Report.
    • Contributor: Hornaday, William T. (William Temple) - Hornaday, William T.
    • Date: 1889
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    Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : showing the canals, rail roads, and principal stage routes Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 24 insets, county population table, and notes indicating distribution of Native American populations. In upper left margin in manuscript ink: "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the So. Dist. of New York August 4, ...
    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel - Harper & Brothers
    • Date: 1847
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    Map of North America. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Smith, Charles
    • Date: 1849
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    [Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Collection]. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Consists of the Sanborn fire insurance map holdings of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. These maps depict the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of approximately 12,000 cities and towns primarily in the United States but also include limited portions of Canada, Cuba, and Mexico. Sanborn maps were designed to assist fire insurance agents in determining the degree of hazard ...
    • Contributor: Sanborn (Firm)
    • Date: 1867
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    The Washington map of the United States. By Supt., U.S. National Observatory. Includes insets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1864
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    A map of Mexico, Louisiana, and the Missouri Territory : including also the state of Mississippi, Alabama Territory, East and West Florida, Georgia, South Carolina & part of the Island of Cuba Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes notes, ill., and tables of coordinates and other statistical data. Imperfect: Backed with cloth and cut into sections.
    • Contributor: Robinson, John Hamilton - Narstin, John L. - Anderson, H. (Hugh)
    • Date: 1819
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    The Washington map of the United States. Maury, Superintendent U.S. National Observatory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies and Central America, with part of New Granada and Venezuela Wall map. Shows Canada only along United States border. Relief shown by hachures. Gift; Buffy Cafritz, Madison Council; 2004. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Differs from other 1849 ed. by omission of table of distances at lower left and "gold region" in California. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Sheets joined vertically, mounted on cloth. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Contributor: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth) - Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins) - Atwood, John M. - Barnard, William S. - Colton, G. Woolworth
    • Date: 1849
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    Map of the United States, exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties & principal rivers Relief shown pictorially. Also shows townships in parts of Maine, New York, Indiana, Illinois and the Mississippi Territory. In lower central margin: Entered according to the Act of Congress the 2nd day of June 1804 by Abraham Bradley Jun'r of the District of Columbia. Possibly the second state of the fifth edition. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes inset "Map of North America". Available also ...
    • Contributor: Bradley, Abraham - Harrison, William - Barker, W. (William)
    • Date: 1804
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    Map of linguistic stocks of American Indians. From: Annual report of Bureau of Ethnology, v. 7, by J.W. Powell. LC Many nations, p. 209 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Powell, John Wesley
    • Date: 1890
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    Morse's North American atlas.
    Morse's cerographic maps
    "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in 1842, by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese, in the Clerk's Office of the Southern District of New York." Issued in fascicles. Phillips, 1228 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. The last page is a cover to fascicle no. 3. This cover has an amended contents note pasted on renumbering ...
    • Contributor: Morse, Sidney E. (Sidney Edwards) - Breese, Samuel - Harper & Brothers - Morse, Sidney E.
    • Date: 1842

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    The Washington map of the United States. Insets. By the Superintendent, U.S. National Observatory. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine
    • Date: 1862
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    A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America Relief shown by hachures. Shows points of interest, aids to navigation, and historical information. Appears in Atlas to Thompson's Alcedo; or, dictionary of America & West Indies, 1816. Exhibition: Mapping the North American Plains, Aug. 10-Oct 10, 1983, Exhibition: Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron - Puke, J.
    • Date: 1814
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    A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America Relief shown by hachures. Shows "Rivers added east of the Rocky Mountains, 90⁰ L. 45⁰ Lat.," from Tooley's Printed maps of America. In lower margin: London: Published Jan. 1, 1795 by A. Arrowsmith, No. 24 Rathbone Place. Includes notes. Tooley. Printed maps of America 137 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: hole in center. ...
    • Contributor: Arrowsmith, Aaron - Puke, J.
    • Date: 1802
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    Maps of Nicaragua, North and Central America : population and square miles of Nicaragua, United States, Mexico, British and Central America, with routes and distances; portraits of Gen. Walker, Col. Kinney, Parker ...
    Map of North America | Map of Central America | Map of Nicaragua
    Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Haven, John
    • Date: 1856
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    The Washington map of the United States Relief shown in hachures and spot heights. Maps for an Emerging Nation, no. 55. Includes insets of 3 views, 4 maps and 1 cross section. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies; Copy 2 imperfect.
    • Contributor: Maury, Matthew Fontaine - United States Naval Observatory
    • Date: 1860
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    The Atlantic Neptune, L.C. copy no. 3, with 125 items. Charts dated 1774 to 1781. Undated ed. in 3 volumes, called part I, part II, and part III in their respective tables of contents. The general t.p., without volume numbering or imprint, and the prelim. leaves are repeated in each volume. The contents leaf for pt. 2 calls for a chart of Prince Edward's Island instead of ...
    • Contributor: Des Barres, Joseph F. W. (Joseph Frederick Wallet) - Des Barres, Joseph F. W.
    • Date: 1800

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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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