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    Map of the mining district of California.

    Accompanied by: Appendix to Jackson's map of the mining districts of California. 16 p ; 15 cm. LC Trails, 112 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies accompanying text.

    • Contributor: Jackson, Wm. A. (william A.) - Lambert & Lane - Jackson, Wm. A.
    • Date: 1851

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    Plan showing proposed method of laying out the public grounds at Washington

    Covers The Mall between Capitol grounds and 17th St. N.W. Also covers adjacent areas including "Parade or President's Park," White House grounds, future Federal Triangle, and Washington Canal. At foot of title: February 1851. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Pen-and-ink, blue watercolor, and [lead?] pencil. Faded, soiled, varnished [?], and cracked. Originally drawn on 2 sheets. Includes bar scale in feet (2,000) ...

    • Contributor: Downing, A. J. (andrew Jackson)
    • Date: 1851
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    Disturnell's new map of the United States and Canada showing all the canals, rail roads, telegraph lines and principal stage routes.

    Map of the eastern half of the United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, major cities and towns, canals, roads, telegraph lines, railroads, and unfinished railroads. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Burr, Henry A. - Disturnell, John
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Monmouth County, New Jersey : from original surveys

    General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names; Keyport inset also shows real-property tracts (residential lots). Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1851 by R.P. Smith in ... the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Mounted on cloth backing in western/eastern segments (folding sheets). Includes index to Red Bank businesses, ill. of prominent local buildings, and ill. of ...

    • Contributor: Lightfoot, Jesse - Shields, J. - Smith, Robert Pearsall
    • Date: 1851
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    Panoramic Maps

    The panoramic map was a popular cartographic form used to depict U.S. and Canadian cities and towns during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Known also as bird's-eye views, perspective maps, and aero views, panoramic maps are nonphotographic representations of cities portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle. Although not generally drawn to scale, they show street patterns, individual ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Hébert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (patrick Eugene)
    • Date: 1997

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    Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, with the names of property-holders : from actual surveys

    Shows buildings with landowners' names in rural areas; does not show property boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to identify municipalities (townships, boroughs, cities). "Entered according to Act of Congress in the district court of the eastern district of Penn'a by Sidney & Neff 1851." Printed in NW/NE/SW/SE segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: Brittle, shellacked, annotated in lead pencil on both sides, missing ...

    • Contributor: Sidney & Neff - McCrea, S. - Moody, S. - Friend & Au
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the city of Norfolk and the town of Portsmouth.

    Scale [ca. 1:4,800]. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Oriented with north toward the left. Copy imperfect: Brittle, torn, varnished, backed by cloth. Includes 6 ill. Also includes cadastral map. Annotated numbers in pencil show lots in Norfolk. AACR2 : 100/1; 651/1

    • Contributor: Keily, James
    • Date: 1851
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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 Western Vermont Rail Road and connecting lines, Wm. B. Gilbert, Chief Engineer.

    Map of western New England showing drainage, relief by hachures, state and county boundaries, and cities and towns. Chartered in 1845.

    • Contributor: Gilbert, William - Western Vermont Railroad
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the town of Haverhill, Essex County, Mass.

    General map showing householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Wall map issued with wooden rods attached at top and bottom sheet edges. Includes ancillary map of downtown Haverhill and ill. Imperfect: Darkened, stained, brittle, small tears along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2004-84

    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - Jaques, A.
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

    General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names. Hand col. to emphasize township/city/borough boundaries and territories. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington (D.C.). There is no statement of attribution. Present exemplar printed in western/eastern segments. Originally printed on 4 sheets. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, cracked, brittle, darkened, sheet margins trimmed off. Includes county statistical table, table of post-office names, and ill of ...

    • Date: 1851
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    Skeleton map of rail-roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis,

    Scale ca. 1:3,375,000. Shows railroads in operation or under construction and projected railroads in the northeastern United States and part of Canada.. LC Railroad maps, 79 Includes distance chart and insets "Map of rail roads in Massachusetts" and "Boston harbor & rail road termini." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Same as G3711.P3 1851 .B6 (81-692879) AACR2

    • Contributor: Boston (mass.). Engineering Department - Chesbrough, Ellis Sylvester - Tappan & Bradford
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the rail road surveys between Hillsborough & Chillicothe. Executed in February, March & April 1851 under the direction of B. H. Latrobe, civil engineer,

    Map of part of Ohio indicating the located and explored railroad lines along the Milford and Chillicothe Turnpike. Shows "Air Lines computed by C. D. Jaques Esqr. C. E. from Hillsborough to Chillicothe." [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Morris, Ellwood - Cramer, Charles - Onken's Lith
    • Date: 1851
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    S. S. Downin's plat of Joseph Poffenberger

    Shows property in Washington County, Md. Title from verso. Pen-and-ink on tracing paper, mounted between sheets of transparent paper. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H122 Conversion chart for perch into feet on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.

    • Contributor: Downin, S. S.
    • Date: 1851
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    A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba,

    Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of the earliest maps to indicate an operating railroad west of the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to Jefferson City. Topography is indicated by hachures only in the inset of California. Indian tribes ...

    • Contributor: Williams, W. (wellington) - Lippincott, Grambo & Co. - Williams, W.
    • Date: 1851
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    Route of the Pacific and Atlantic Rail Road between San Francisco, & San Jose, as located by Wm. J. Lewis, Chief Engineer, in Sept. Oct. & Nov. 1851.

    Map of the coast between San Francisco and San Jose showing roads, property owners, streams, and relief by hachures.

    • Contributor: Lewis, William J. - Pacific and Atlantic Railroad Company
    • Date: 1851
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    General map of the Orange & Alexandria Rail Road and its connections north, south, and west.

    Outline map of the southeastern United States showing major drainage and important cities. "Directions and route to New Orleans and Memphis" are listed below the map title. Chartered March 22, 1848. Opened to Gordonsville in 1854. See entries 453 and 508. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Ackerman Lithr
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Columbia County, New York : from actual surveys

    Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 487 Includes ancillary maps of Chatham and Hudson, notes, statistical table, and illustration. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy hand colored, mounted on cloth, and sectioned in four.

    • Contributor: Otley, J. W.
    • Date: 1851
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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

    [Map of the upper Great Plains and Rocky Mountains region]

    Shows territories of various North American Indian tribes. Relief shown by hachures. Title devised by cataloger. Pen-and-ink and colored ink. Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, 709 Cohen, Paul E. Mapping the West, p. 160-1 Exhibited: Rivers, edens, empires: Lewis & Clark and the revealing of America, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., July 24-Nov. 29, 2003. Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...

    • Contributor: De Smet, Pierre-Jean
    • Date: 1851
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    City of Washington.

    Shows wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes Capitol floorplan and index to points of interest. "16." LC copy missing small corner sections and accompanied by typewritten information card: [From] A new universal atlas, Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., Philadelphia, 1851. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP

    • Contributor: Mitchell, S. Augustus (samuel Augustus) - Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. - Mitchell, S. Augustus
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Pennsylvania Railroad with its connections, showing the different routes, projected or constructed between the seaboard & the western states.

    Map of the northeastern and north-central States showing the existing and projected railroad network. Chartered April 13, 1846.

    • Contributor: Friend & Au - Pennsylvania Railroad
    • Date: 1851
  • Map

    Map of the city of Augusta, capital of the state of Maine

    General wall maps showing selected buildings and householders' names and election districts. Also shows some lots and lot numbers on map of downtown Augusta. Relief shown by hachures on map of downtown Augusta. Oriented with north toward the upper right on map of downtown Augusta. Originally printed on 2 sheets. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes ...

    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis - Simonson, P. - Gillet, A. G.
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the Counties of Cook and DuPage, the east part of Kane and Kendall, the north part of Will, state of Illinois

    "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851 by James H. Rees in the Clerks Office of the District of Illinois." "Engraved & printed at Ferd Mayer's Lith." LC Land ownership maps, 103 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Rees, James H. - Ferd. Mayer & Co.
    • Date: 1851
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    Plan of the city of Baltimore, Maryland

    Includes index, population chart and view of Washington Monument. Shows wards. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Sidney & Neff - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Date: 1851