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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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    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Scale 1:158,400; 2 1/2 miles to an in. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to act of Congress August 27th 1821 by W. Wagner of the State of Penna." Shows mills, forges, and churches. LC Land ownership maps, 759 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Wagner, William
    • Date: 1821
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    The City of New York as laid out by the Commissioners with the surrounding country Street planning map. Covers all of Manhattan Island (New York, N.Y.) and substantial parts of adjacent counties in New York and New Jersey. Shows existing and proposed streets; also buildings and other structures, streams and other wetlands, political boundaries. Shows relief by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illustrations of surveying equipment used by the ...
    • Contributor: Randel, John
    • Date: 1821
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    Map of York & Adams counties.
    Map of York and Adams counties
    General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Hand col. to emphasize township/city boundaries and territories. "Entered according to Act of Congress June 23d 1821 by D. Small & W. Wagner of the State of Penn'a." LC Land ownership maps, 824 LC copies imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold lines, copy 2 soiled, accompanying broadside missing sections ...
    • Contributor: D. Small & W. Wagner
    • Date: 1821