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.
Novi Belgii Novæque Angliæ nec non partis Virginiæ tabula : multis in locis emendata
Covers New England and Middle Atlantic region southward to Hampton Roads. Shows colony names, colonial town names, and names of Amerindian tribes. Relief shown pictorially. Meridians numbered 297 to 312 from west to east. Differs from other issue in having different areas indicated by hand coloring. Stokes, Iconography, p. 147 (vol. 1) [lists dates as 1651-55]. Map collectors circle, #24. Phillips, 465. Available also ...
Visscher, Nicolaes - Schenk, Petrus
[Survey of Annapolis].
Scale 1:3,960; "Scale of 20 perches on an inch." Manuscript, pen and ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along fold lines. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text and notes. Vault AACR2: 651/1
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 ...
Sagan, Carl - Druyan, Ann - Macfarlane, Seth
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.
New Yorke 1695.
Facsimile. Original version: [New York? : s.n., 1695]. Includes index to points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.