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    [Map of defenses of New York Island from Fort Washington to Fort Independence, with redoubts, etc. planned between. Scale ca. 1:9,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. Shows earthworks and troops on New York Island and redoubts above Kingsbridge proposed by the British in 1777. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1163 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1777
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    Map of Nassau Heights in the village of Newtown, Queens County, L.I. : formerly the Brettonnierre Farm, now the Caldwall Farm : about 4 miles from Peck Slip Ferry in Williamsburgh Cadastral survey map of proposed streets and lots, showing dimensions, lot numbers, and existing buildings. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Halved, fold-lined, mounted on cloth backing, annotated in pencil to show proposed diagonal street. Includes note and inset: Guide map to Nassau Heights, 4 miles from Peck Slip Ferry, showing its connection with the cities by rail road & plank road....
    • Contributor: Bacon, J. Barnitz (Jacob Barnitz)
    • Date: 1853
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    Map of the city of Brooklyn. General-content double-line street map of Brooklyn city (Kings County, N.Y.) showing municipal ward numbers and horsecar lines. Shows half-mile radial distances from Brooklyn city hall. Oriented with north toward the lower left. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by H. Phelps in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern district of New York." LC copy imperfect: Brittle,...
    • Contributor: Phelps, Humphrey - Cooper, H. P. (Henry Poolly)
    • Date: 1864
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    Map of the bays, harbors, and rivers around New York : showing the channels, soundings, lighthouses, buoys &c., and the complete topography of the surrounding country : including Hempstead, Sandy-Hook, South-Amboy, Newark, ... Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1866 by M. Dripps ..." Includes notes. LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas)
    • Date: 1866
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    Grand birds eye view of the Great East River Suspension Bridge. Connecting the cities of New York & Brooklyn showing also the splendid panorama of the bay and part of New York. Shows points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1885
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    [Map of Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York]. Wall map. Title supplied by cataloger. Includes ill. of area residences. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Shellacked. Attached to wooden rods along top and bottom of sheet. LC copy imperfect: Title mostly illegible due to the poor condition of the map. Major losses throughout. Extremely brittle condition overall. Vendor: John Carbonell Acquisitions control...
    • Date: 1856
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    Blackwell's, Ward's and Randall's islands and adjacent shores of East and Harlem rivers from 51st St. New York to Lawrence's Pt. Scale 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 710
    • Contributor: Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
    • Date: 1885
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    Ebbets Field. Scale 1:1,200; 1 in. = 100 ft. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and blue pencil. Guard sheet attached. Cadastral map. From the papers of Arthur William Mann in LC Manuscript Division. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 700
    • Contributor: Mann, Arthur
    • Date: 1920
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    Colton's New York City : Brooklyn, Jersey City, Hoboken, etc. Shows wards by no. and coloration. "[Entered accor]ding to act of Congress in the year 1865 by G. Woolworth Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York." Includes notes, inset "Plan of the northern portion of the city of New York", and index of streetcar lines. LC copy missing accompanying guide/cover. Available...
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co. - Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth)
    • Date: 1879
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    Aerial map of the city of New York J274077 U.S. Copyright Office Airphoto of city and inner suburbs (including Hudson County and Newark, N.J.) taken from aircraft. "Copyright 1924, Arthur S. Tuttle, Chief Engineer." Originally printed on small sheets later reassembled into 12 larger sheets on cloth backing. Includes name directory of city officers. LC sheets brittle, missing small sections along former sheet edges, some sheets pin-holed. aVAILABLE ALSO THROUGH THE lIBRARY...
    • Contributor: Fairchild Aerial Camera Corporation - Tuttle, Arthur S. (Arthur Smith) - New York (N.Y.). Board of Estimate and Apportionment - New York (N.Y.). Chief Engineer
    • Date: 1924
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    The city of New York. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 606 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1892
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    Map of the villages of Astoria (late Hallett's Cove) & Ravenswood, Long Island. Shows landowners' names, tract/lot lines, street names, and buildings. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Imperfect: Foxed, fold-lined, annotated in ink on verso. "571." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: J. Price Lith. (Firm)
    • Date: 1840
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    Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge, with the proposed redouts couloured yellow. Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows proposed British redoubts, "rebel redout," and "Fort Independence." In upper margin: No. 7. Stamped on verso: Montresor. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1166 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: MontrĂ©sor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Map of the city of Brooklyn. General-content double-line street map of Brooklyn city (Kings County, N.Y.) showing municipal ward numbers and horsecar lines. Shows half-mile radial distances from Brooklyn city hall. Oriented with north toward the lower left. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1858 by H. Phelps in the ... Southern district of New York." LC copy imperfect: Brittle, torn at fold lines, probably removed from...
    • Contributor: Phelps, Humphrey - Cooper, H. P. (Henry Poolly)
    • Date: 1865
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    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, New York "*GPO:2010--357-940/80530." The map is a location map indicating the site of the house (now rebuilt) in which Theodore Roosevelt was born in Midtown Manhattan (New York City). Title from panel. Includes text, chronology, and col. ill. Text, aerial view of part of Manhattan in 1855 (facing southward), and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a...
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2010
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    Sketch of the Heights of Kingsbridge 1777, with the proposed redoubts coloured orange. Old rebel works coloured black. Scale ca. 1:7,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Oriented with north to the left LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1165 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1777
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    Brooklyn. Street map of Brooklyn published for Advertising Bureau, Brooklyn City Rail Road Company. Overprinted in brown to show "Twelve Routes, 42 miles of Streets and Avenues Traversed by Cars, all Starting from Fulton Ferry." Contains a list of routes in lower left of map.
    • Contributor: J. Beers & Co. - Brooklyn City Railroad
    • Date: 1874
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    Driving road chart of the country surrounding New York City : embracing the counties (or portions thereof) of New York, Kings, Queens, Westchester, Richmond, Rockland & Orange, New York, Hudson, Essex, Union, ... Shows rural householders' names, wards, minor civil divisions, and radial distances from N.Y. City Hall. Depths shown by soundings. "Copyright secured by Hyde & Company 1887." LC sheets variously torn, fold-lined, and halved. LC copy lacks cover. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Hyde & Company - Bracher, Wm. (William)
    • Date: 1887
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    The city of New York. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Supplement to The Cottager." Indexed for points of interest. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Panoramic maps, 601 AACR2: 651
    • Contributor: Williams, J. W. - Root & Tinker
    • Date: 1879
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    City of New-York Also shows extent of built-up areas, ward boundaries, and portions of Brooklyn and Williamsburg. "Printed according to Act of Congress in the year 1833 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Hand colored in light blue watercolor to identify water areas. Shows ward boundaries and portions of Brooklyn and Williamsburg. LC...
    • Contributor: Burr, David H. - S. Stiles & Co. - J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1834
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    A plan of the city and environs of New York in North America. General street map showing selected letter-keyed buildings in built-up area and field lines with generalized land use in rural areas. Relief shown by hachures. Also shows "Road to Kings Bridge where the Rebels mean to make a stand" and "Road to Kepps Bay where the Kings troops landed". Also covers rural part of Manhattan Island up to present-day 14th Street and small parts of...
    • Date: 1776
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    Old Jamaica Village. Cadastral map of Jamaica (Queens, N.Y.C.) as in late 18th cent. Shows buildings, lot lines, names of "quarters", and woods. At head of title: Map No. V. Imperfect: Rubber-stamped, removed from textual publication (pp. 33-34), lacking index. Text (portion of index unrelated to Jamaica) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Innes, J. H. (John H.)
    • Date: 178?
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    African Burial Ground : African Burial Ground National Monument, New York
    African Burial Ground National Monument, New York | Rediscovery, reinterment, remembrance
    "*GPO:2011--365-615/80593 Reprint 2011." Title from panel. Includes text, location map, and col. ill. Text, facsim. of part of early map showing "Negro Burial Ground", small outline map of Africa, and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2011
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    Map of the village of West Flushing in the township of Newtown, Queens Co. Long Island, New York : comprising the parts laid out and described on sectional maps no. 1, 2, ... Cadastral map showing lot lines, lot numbers, lot/street dimensions, railroad line, and extant buildings. Railroad train shown pictorially. Imperfect: Wrinkled, fold-lined, torn at edges, foxed, annotated in pencil on verso: Map of West Flushing in the Town of Newton, Long Is. NYork, 18-4. Includes location map (inset): Relative position of West Flushing & New York. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site...
    • Contributor: Barker & Elliott - Snyder, Black & Sturn
    • Date: 1854
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    [New York Island. Military; unfinished. Scale ca. 1:9,500. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Shows fortifications and redoubts north of the vicinity of Hell Gate before the battle of Harlem Heights and Fort Lee and Fort Independence. No names. On verso in manuscript: Philadelphia & Forts Clinton & Montgomery. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1158 Available also through the...
    • Date: 1776