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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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    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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    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
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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 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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    A new map of the gold region in California. With text: accompaniment to Gibbes' new map of the gold region, California. Region of California. Stockton, Calif., J.D. Gibbes; New York, Sherman & Smith, 1851 (16 p.) Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. 2 copies Vault
    • Contributor: Gibbes, Charles Drayton - Sherman & Smith
    • 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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    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 Northampton County, Pennsylvania General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; the Easton borough inset shows principal buildings with identifying names. Also covers surrounding regions including adjacent part of New Jersey (Phillipsburg region). Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and areas. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1850 by M.S. Henry in ... the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."...
    • Contributor: Henry, M. S. - Traubel, M. H. (Morris H.) - Camp, John Henry
    • 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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    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 buildings,...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division - Hébert, John R. - Dempsey, Patrick E. (Patrick Eugene)
    • Date: 1997

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    Map of the western railroads tributary to Philadelphia, with their rival lines; prepared under the direction of Charles Ellet Jr., Civil Engineer. Covers area from Jefferson City, Mo., to New Haven, Conn., and from Oswego, N.Y., to Blakely, N.C.
    • Contributor: Ellet, Charles
    • Date: 1851
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    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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    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 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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    Map of the city of Washington D.C. : established as the permanent seat of the government of the U.S. of Am. Shows block numbers, wards, built-up areas, and major buildings. Also covers Georgetown. Includes inset "Map of the District of Columbia," statistical tables, and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copies shellacked, missing small edge sections, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Phillips. Washington 1376 2 copies Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Keily, James - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • Date: 1851
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    Map [of the] borough of Stonington, Connecticut, 1851. Scale ca. 1:2,400. LC copy imperfect: Edges torn and title partially obscured. Hand colored. Includes indexed "List of subscribers" and illus. of "John F. Trumbull's factory." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Bevan, John - Harrison, John F. - Sarony & Major
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of Hunterdon County, New Jersey : entirely from original surveys General-content county map also showing rural buildings and householders' names; also shows buildings and occupants' names in the borough insets. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Hand col. to emphasize the Delaware River bank of Delaware Township; entire remainder of map is uncolored. "Entered according to an Act of Congress in the year 1851 by L. Van Derveer ... in the Eastern...
    • Contributor: Cornell, Samuel C. - Van Derveer, Lloyd
    • 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 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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    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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    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 Providence County, Rhode Island, with some of the adjacent towns Relief shown by hachures. Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 830 "Entered according to act of Congress ... by Robert P. Smith." Includes ancillary map of Providence and illustrations. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned in four and mounted on two pieces of cloth.
    • Contributor: Walling, Henry Francis
    • Date: 1851
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    Map of the village of Lockport, Niagara Co., N.Y.
    Map of the village of Lockport, Niagara County, New York
    Wall map. Relief shown by hachures. Includes 6 detail maps. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of sheet. LC copy imperfect: Minor losses at top-center of map, significant liquid staining throughout. Vendor: John Carbonell Acquisitions control no. 2005-164
    • Contributor: Callan, Bernard - Dripps, M. (Matthew) - Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1851
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    [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