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    Geographical, statistical, and historical map of the District of Columbia Relief shown by hachures. Title at head of text: District of Columbia. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes text and statistical tables. At upper right: No. 21. LC copy fold-lined, missing edge section, and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A complete historical, chronological & geographical American atlas, H.C. Carey & I. Lea, Philadelphia, 1822. Available also through the Library of Congress ...
    • Contributor: H.C. Carey & I. Lea (Firm) - Young & Delleker
    • Date: 1822
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    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States. Shows block numbers, wards, existing and planned government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." From William Elliot's The Washington guide, 1822. Includes indexed table of points of interest. LC copy fold-lined, missing edge and interior sections, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also ...
    • Contributor: Elliot, William - Elliot, S. Alfred
    • Date: 1822
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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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    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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    Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridians: London and Washington. Second state. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of the West Indies. Acquired in April 1969 at Streeter collection auction. LC copy sectioned and mounted on cloth backing, and discolored. Vault
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Vallance, J. (John) - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1822
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    This plan of the city of Baltimore Scale ca. 1:7,300. Hand colored. Pictorial map. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest, pictorial index, notes, "Plan of Baltimore Town in 1729 ...," and illus. LC copies imperfect: Copy 1, portions of edges and right central section missing. Copy 2, portions of edges and center missing. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 700/2
    • Contributor: Poppleton, Thomas H. - Cone, Joseph - Harrison, Charles Peter
    • Date: 1822
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    Plan of grounds adjacent to the Capitol showing the projected alteration of the Canal & the amount of land proposed to be laid into building lots Covers area bounded by C St. north, 1st St. east, C St. south, and 7th St. west, including eastern part of the Mall. Partial cadastral map showing block numbers, some lots, dimensions, and street widths. Black and red inks, watercolor, and lead pencil. Watermarked: J Whatman 1794, [fleur-de-lis]. Stained, soiled, and missing small sections in margins. Accompanied by newspaper clipping: Public sale of valuable ...
    • Contributor: De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
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    Map of Pennsylvania : constructed from the county surveys authorized by the state and other original documents General state map showing counties, townships, roads, and settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers New Jersey (sans relief and townships). Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Originally printed on western/central/eastern sheets. LC copy imperfect: mounted on cloth backing to form 2 folding sheets, sheets quartered to fold to ca. 66 x 62 cm. LC also has separately cataloged hand-colored (later?) version ...
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Tanner, Benjamin
    • Date: 1822
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    Map of Pennsylvania : constructed from the county surveys authorized by the state and other original documents General state map showing counties, townships, roads, and settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers New Jersey (sans relief and townships). Prime meridian: Washington D.C. In lower margin: Entered according to Act of Congress, the 7th day of June 1822, by John Melish, of the State of Pennsylvania. Originally printed on 3 sheets (western/central/eastern). Hand colored (watercolor) to emphasize state ...
    • Contributor: Melish, John - Tanner, Benjamin - Kearny, Francis
    • Date: 1822
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    [Cadastral survey map of Squares A and B adjacent to Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. : new part of the Mall] Covers blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Black ink, brown ink, and lead pencil. Torn, fold-lined, and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 890 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
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    Plan of squares marked A. & B. in Mr. Bulfinch's plan, divided in lots : [now part of the Mall, N.W. Washington D.C.] Cadastral map of the blocks bounded by 6th St., Pennsylvania Av., 3rd St., and the former Missouri Av. N.W. Brown ink, tan wash, and lead pencil. Watermark: J Whatman 1794. Mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 889 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
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    Plan shewing the present & proposed direction of the Canal between 3d & Seventh streets : [Washington D.C.] Oriented with north to the left. Brown ink, blue wash, and lead pencil. Torn at edges and mounted on cloth backing. Includes notes and computations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 76 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
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    Plan of the city of Washington : seat of government of the United States. Shows block numbers, wards, existing and planned government buildings, and radial distances from Capitol. "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 12 day of Nov. 1822 by S.A. Elliot of the District of Columbia." Includes indexed table of points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy fold-lined, missing sections along fold lines, mounted ...
    • Contributor: Elliot, William - Elliot, S. Alfred
    • Date: 1822
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    Mapa topográfico de la provincia de Texas. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. See Carlos E. Castañeda and Eary Martin, Jr., Three manuscript maps of Texas by Stephan F. Austin, p. 16-45, Austin, Tx., privately printed, 1930. GA452.C3 G&M RR - folio. Vault
    • Contributor: Austin, Stephen F. (Stephen Fuller) - Austin, Stephen F.
    • Date: 1822
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    Plan of the city of Baltimore Shows wards. Shows index. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Lucas, Fielding
    • Date: 1822
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    Plan shewing the present & proposed directions of the Canal between 3d & 7th Street West on the Mall : [Washington D.C.] Ink and watercolor. Stained, pencil annotations in right margin, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington, 77. Vault DCP
    • Contributor: District of Columbia. Office of the Surveyor - De Krafft, F. C.
    • Date: 1822
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    This plate of the town of Fayetteville North Carolina, so called in honor of that distinguished patriot and philanthropist, Gen'l La Fayette, is respectfully dedicated to him by the publisher. Oriented with north to the upper left. Shows street names, natural features, properties, and town boundary line. Robert H.B. Brazier was probably the cartographer for this map (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Includes portrait of Lafayette and ill. of the Lafayette Hotel.
    • Contributor: Brazier, Robert H. - McRae, John
    • Date: 1822