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    Map of Chautauque County, New York : from actual surveys Shows landowners. LC Land ownership maps, 480 Includes statistics and illustrations. Ancillary maps: Forestville -- Fredonia -- Jamestown -- Panama -- Plan of Dunkirk -- Plan of Mayville -- Silver Creek Village -- Sinclearville -- Westfield. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned in six and mounted on cloth.
    • Contributor: Rea, Samuel M.
    • Date: 1854
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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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    Junction of Potomac and Anacostia rivers Depths shown by contours and soundings. Title handwritten on original map. On original map in handwriting: Reduced by F. Fairfax 1854. Includes notes. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy and annotated in pencil: Coast Survey. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Fairfax, F.
    • Date: 1854
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    Plat of proposed carriage road and other improvements south of the President's House : agreeably to plan of A.J. Downing for improvement of said roads & grounds "3d day of October 1854." Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes notes and computations. LC copy fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: French, Benjamin (Benjamin Brown) - Forsyth, William - Downing, A. J. (Andrew Jackson) - United States. Commissioner of Public Buildings
    • Date: 1854
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    Scott's map of Rutland County, Vermont
    Map of Rutland County, Vermont
    Relief shown by hachures. LC Land ownership maps, 1190 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1854 by James D. Scott in the clerk's office of the district court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania." Includes statistics, diagram of elevations, and thirteen views of scenery and structures. Insets: Brandon ...
    • Contributor: Moore, Isaac W. - Chace, J. - James D. Scott & Owen McLeran
    • Date: 1854
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    Map showing the location of Sacramento Valley Railroad, Cal. Sacramento, Septr., 1854; T.D. Judah, Chief Engineer. Sketch map of the first railroad in California, with projected extensions to San Francisco, Sonora, and Tehama, made by the engineer who built the Sacramento Valley Railroad.
    • Contributor: Judah, Theodore D. (Theodore Dehone) - Sacramento Valley Railroad - Judah, Theodore D.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of Dinwiddie County, Virginia Relief shown by hachures. Shows the names of some residents. "Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, chief engineer. Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Savannah, Ga." Two sheets joined to form 1. LC Land ownership maps, 1245 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Entered ...
    • Contributor: Keily, James - Scott, James D.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of property purchased from the United States by Wm. T. Dove, Esq., south half of square no. 3 in the city of Washington : colored red, also the origl. boundary of ... "6th November 1854." Partial cadastral map showing block and lot numbers, lot boundaries, and dimensions. Covers southeastern Georgetown and Foggy Bottom waterfront areas. At head of title: (Copy). India ink, col. ink, and watercolor. Stained and halved. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 1382 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Forsyth, William - Dove, Wm. T. (William T.)
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of Licking County, Ohio Includes statistical table by townships. LC Land ownership maps, 644 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: O'beirne, P. - Boell, William
    • Date: 1854
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    Rail road map accompanying the report an[d] exhibit of the Logansport & Northern Indiana Railroad showing its connections and the through route from St. Louis to New York of which this road ... Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing drainage, relief by hachures, place names, and state boundaries. Chartered as the Auburn and Eel River Valley Rail Road on March 8, 1853. Name changed August 3, 1853.
    • Contributor: Nash, L. S. - Logansport and Northern Indiana Railroad
    • Date: 1854
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    Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas complied from the U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources. Detailed general map showing drainage, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and canals.
    • Contributor: Shall, D. F.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map showing the principal rail road in the middle & adjoining states, in operation & in progress. Map of the north-central and middle Atlantic states showing cities, the railroad network, and the coal region boundaries.
    • Contributor: Veeder, N. - Schuchman, William
    • Date: 1854
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    A new map of the state of North Carolina : constructed from actual surveys, authentic public documents and private contributions. Relief shown by hachures. Shows boundaries, cities and towns, churches, mills, principal roads, plank roads, railroads, gold mines, and natural features. Prime meridian: Washington. "Published under the patronage of the legislature." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by W. Williams, in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Williams, W. (Wellington) - Williams, W.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of the town of Niagara Township cadastral map showing original survey lots/lines/numbers, contemporary property tracts/lines/numbers, tract acreages, and landowners' names. Also covers the present-day area of the City of Niagara Falls (N.Y.). Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings. "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1854, by Tobias Witmer, in the ... Northern District of New York." LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, torn at fold lines, darkened. Includes illustrations ...
    • Contributor: Witmer, Tobias - W. Berggoetz & Co.
    • Date: 1854
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    Colton's railroad & township map of Arkansas compiled from the U.S. Surveys and other authentic sources. Detailed general map showing drainage, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and canals.
    • Contributor: Shall, D. F.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map and profile of the Orange and Alexandria Rail Road with its Warrenton Branch and a portion of the Manasses [sic] Gap Rail Road, to show its point of connection. Printed topographic strip map with manuscript annotations to show the geologic structure along the route of the railroad. The Alexandria and the Chesapeake and Ohio canals and stage stable for horses used on the Piedmont stage route to North Carolina are also indicated. The Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company was founded in 1848 to divert hinterland products away from Baltimore and Richmond to Alexandria, ...
    • Contributor: Faul, August - Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company
    • Date: 1854
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    Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West India Islands and Isthmus of Darien; by W. T. Steiger, General Land Office. Outline map of the United States and Middle America showing proposed routes of the Pacific Rail Road and its branches in connection with the various systems of existing and unfinished rail roads from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.
    • Contributor: Steiger, W. T. - United States. General Land Office
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, U. States of America. Shows block numbers, wards, and built-up areas. Title at head of Georgetown index: Plan of Georgetown. Photocopy of map in Bohn's hand-book of Washington, 1854. Includes text, indexes to points of interest, and ill. LC copies rubber-stamped, annotated in pencil and ink, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. 2 copies DCP
    • Contributor: Bohn, Casimir - E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1854
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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 Rensselaer County, New York : from actual surveys General-content county map showing towns (townships), rural buildings, householders' names, and forested areas. Hand colored to emphasize town boundaries. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by Robert Pearsall Smith in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania." LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, fold-lined, quartered to enable folding. LC Land ownership maps, 545 Includes statistical tables, ...
    • Contributor: Rogerson, A. E. (Andrew E.) - Balch, E. A. - Smith, Robert Pearsall - Rogerson, A. E.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of all the railroads in the United States in operation and progress. Map of the eastern United States showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, state boundaries, canals, and the railroad network. In 1923 Poor's Publishing Company of New York issued a reduced redrawing of this map measuring 46 x 50 cm.
    • Contributor: Poor, Henry V. (Henry Varnum) - McLellan, David - Poor, Henry V.
    • Date: 1854
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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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    Map of the borough of Woodbury, N.J. Shows real-property tracts, building coverage, landowners' names, and proposed streets. "Woodbury was incorporated as a borough, March 10th A.D. 1854, and its limits defined as described by this map." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, darkened, brittle, spot-stained, mounted on cloth backing, torn at edges, upper left corner torn away. Includes text, illustration ...
    • Contributor: Pierson, Joseph Z. - Woodbury (N.J.) - P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of the Great Central Railway Line of the west and connecting lines. Map of the north-central and northeastern United States showing some drainage, state boundaries, and place names along the railroad lines. Covers area between New York City and St. Louis, Mo.
    • Contributor: Schuchman, William - Great Central Railway (U.S.)
    • Date: 1854
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    Map of Licking County, Ohio "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1854 by P. O'Beirne and Wm. Boell in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District New York." Includes statistical table by townships. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, original sheets sectioned into 4 panels to enable folding. LC Land ownership maps, 644 Available also through the Library of Congress Web ...
    • Contributor: O'beirne, P. - Boell, William
    • Date: 1854