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    Map of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island; constructed from the latest authorities. One of the earliest county and township maps to show proposed railroads in New England. Indicates rail line between Schenectady and Albany, N.Y.
    • Contributor: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) - Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) - Young, J. H.
    • Date: 1831
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    Map of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Hand col. to show township boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Purchase; Swann Galleries; 2007. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, annotated in ink, margins trimmed. Includes indexed statistical table and elevation profile of "Lehigh Canal, Delaware division of the Penna. Canal". Swann Galleries Auction Sale #2098 in New York on ...
    • Contributor: Kennedy, A. W. - Knight, J. - Tanner, Henry Schenck
    • Date: 1831
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    Map of the routes examined and surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia, under the direction of Capt. J. D. Graham, U.S. Top. Eng., 1831 and 1832; surveyed ... Topographic map surveyed in strips along the railroad routes. Shows property owners and covers an area between the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers to Winchester. Includes table showing "a summary of the routes surveyed for the Winchester and Potomac Rail Road, State of Virginia."
    • Contributor: Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson) - Winchester and Potomac Railroad Company - Humphreys, A. A.
    • Date: 1831
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    A plan of West Springfield : [Massachusetts] General map showing householders' names. Relief shown by shading. Includes note. Copy imperfect: Darkened, stained, brittle, small tears along edges. Copy annotated in pencil with additional name of householder. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2006-142
    • Contributor: Lathrop, J. - Pendleton's Lithography
    • Date: 1831
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    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt. & Ohio Rail Road by order of the Board of Engineers. Map of Baltimore, Ann Arundel, Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington counties, Md, showing drainage, roads, and important place names. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Barney, Joshua
    • Date: 1831
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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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    Railroad Maps, 1828-1900 Contains 623 maps chosen from more than 3,000 railroad maps and about 2,000 regional, state, and county maps, and other maps which show "internal improvements" of the past century. The maps presented here are a selection from the Geography and Map Division holdings, based on the popular cartobibliography, Railroad Maps of the United States: A Selective Annotated Bibliography of Original 19th-century Maps in the ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Library of Congress. National Digital Library Program
    • Date: 1998

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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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    Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road. Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures along the survey route. Shows the east and west branches of the Mount Carbon Railroad and the Mill Creek Railroad, which began operation in 1829. Chartered on April 8, 1826. Name changed in 1851 to the Philadelphia and Sunbury Rail Road.
    • Contributor: Kennedy, David K. - Lucas, William - Danville and Pottsville Rail Road Company
    • Date: 1831
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    Map of the location of part of the North-Western Turnpike Road Shows road from Winchester westward to the Cheat River in Preston County, West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures. "This copy made by Fr. Koch, Richmond, Va. Jan. 27th 1862." Pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor on brown irregularly shaped paper, sectioned in 2 and mounted on cloth. In ink on verso obscured by mounting: N.W. Turnpike and notes. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H215 In ...
    • Contributor: Shaw, Charles Brion - Crozet, Claudius - Koch, Fr.
    • Date: 1831
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    Map of the United States : compiled from the most authentic sources ... Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington, D.C. and London. Includes notes and statistics table including population and distances. Profile of the Erie Canal, notes, and illustration in lower margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on paper board. In manuscript ink in lower left margin of backing board: "Originally owned by Rensselaer Stone, 1830-1909."
    • Contributor: Peabody, M. M. (Moody Morse) - Peabody, M. M.
    • Date: 1831
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    A map of Mendon, Worcester County, Mass. Scale not given. Hand colored. LC copy imperfect: Lacks small internal sections. LC copy annotated in pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Also covers Blackstone and Millville. Shows householders' names. From the President William Howard Taft papers. Includes statistical data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3; 650/4; 650/5; 650/6
    • Contributor: Nelson, Newell - Taft, William H. (William Howard)
    • Date: 1831
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    Map of the state of Maine. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes population chart.
    • Contributor: Colman, Samuel
    • Date: 1831
  • Map
    The tourist's map of the state of New York : compiled from the latest authorities in the Surveyor General's office
    Williams' map of New York
    "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1831, by William Williams, Northern District of New York." Accompanied by text: The stage, canal, and steamboat register, etc., etc., for 1831. 16 p. : statistical tables ; 13 cm. Includes insets: [Elevation] Profile of the Erie Canal -- Map of the Hudson River. Gift; Charles D. Lothridge; Apr. 1998. LC copy darkened, stained, torn ...
    • Contributor: Williams, William
    • Date: 1831
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    A map of that part of Georgia occupied by the Cherokee Indians, taken from an actual survey made during the present year 1831, in pursuance of an act of the general assembly ... Relief shown by hachures. Mounted on paper. Annotations in ink and pencil. Fold-lined. Some losses along folds and at lower left edge. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2004-15
    • Contributor: Bethune, John
    • Date: 1831