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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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    Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi, Scale ca. 1:6,200,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Natichitoches, éstablissemt. françois fait en 1717 par Mr. de Bienville" and routes of explorers, De Soto and others. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651/1; 651/2; 651/3
    • Contributor: L'isle, Guillaume De - Le Maire, François
    • Date: 1717
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    This is a draft of a parcell [i.e. parcel] of salt meadow together with severall [i.e. several] hummuks [i.e. hummocks] of upland therein contained lying in the township of Westerly belonging to ... Cadastral map showing Champlin's property extending from "the sea shore" to "the salt pond" and including island in salt pond. Also indicates that property north of that of Champlin is "Noyces land." Oriented with north to the left, if map positioned so that title in margin is at bottom. Pen-and-ink. Watermark consists in part of fleur-de-lis. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Date: 1717
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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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