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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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    Cities and Towns This category includes maps that depict individual buildings to panoramic views of large urban areas. These maps record the evolution of cities illustrating the development and nature of economic activities, educational and religious facilities, parks, street patterns and widths, and transportation systems.
    • Date: 1500

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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 of Louisiana and of the River Mississippi. Colonial America. This map, taken from the New General Atlas, 1721, is dedicated to Mr. Law. It is a translation of the French map of Delisle, published in 1718. Maps of the Miss. River Exhibit no. 10. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Senex, John
    • Date: 1721
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    A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] : this map of the Mississipi [i.e. Mississippi] is most humbly inscribed to William Law of Lanreston, esq. Relief shown pictorially. From: A new general atlas, containing a geographical and historical account of all the empires, kingdoms, and other dominions of the world, 1721. Phillips. Maps of America. Includes notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Soiled and with small tears along edges.
    • Contributor: Senex, John - Browne, Daniel
    • Date: 1721
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    La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. Relief shown pictorially. McLaughlin, G. Mapping of California as an island, 196 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault 2 copies; copy 2 is b&w
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1720
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    [Map of the several nations of Indians to the Northwest of South Carolina].
    Catawba deerskin map
    "This map describing the scituation [sic] of the several nations of Indians to the NW of South Carolina was coppyed [sic] from a draught drawn & painted on a deer skin by an Indian Cacique and presented to Francis Nicholson Esqr. Governor of South Carolina by whom it is most humbly dedicated to his Royal Highness George, Prince of Wales." "A map, sometimes known ...
    • Contributor: Nicholson, Francis
    • Date: 1724
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    To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New England is humbly dedicated by his excellencys most obedient and humble servant Will Burgiss Relief shown pictorially. Shows selected buildings pictorially. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark indecipherable. Wheat & Brun no. 227. Includes index to selected buildings and embellished title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, consists of 2 sheets glued together.
    • Contributor: Burgis, William - Johnson, Thos
    • Date: 1728
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    La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro de los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Fer, Nicolas De
    • Date: 1720
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    Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans. Relief shown pictorially. Cadastral map. Shows block numbers and location of existing buildings. Pen-and-ink. Mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with northwest at top. Copy annotated in pencil at bottom: 142566. Accompanied by: A list of residents keyed by letter and number in pocket. Xerox, 36 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes list of points of ...
    • Date: 1722
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    Plan du fort projetteʾ au nouveau Bilocxy. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1721
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    The town of Boston in New England Pictorial map showing buildings. Facsimile. "Engraved from a copy in the possession of Wm. Taylor Esq. and published by George G. Smith, engraver ... Boston, 1835." Redrawn from a copy of State II (1725). "I have examined this plan ... Stephen P. Fuller, surveyor, Boston, July 2d 1835." Original version: [Boston] : Sold by Capt. John Bonner and Willm. Price, [1725]. Oriented with north ...
    • Contributor: Bonner, John - Dewing, Francis - Price, William - Smith, George Girdler - Fuller, Stephen P.
    • Date: 1725
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    A New map of Louisiana and the River Mississippi. Catalog Record Only Colonial America. Photostat from "Tracts, French Colony on the Mississippi." Dummy made for Louisiana.
    • Date: 1720