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  • Map
    To the mayor, recorder, aldermen, common council, and freemen of Philadelphia this plan of the improved part of the city surveyed and laid down by the late Nicholas Scull, Scale ca. 1:4,900. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes illus. of ships in the river, index to points of interest, and insets "A" and "B." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651; 700
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Clarkson, Matthew - Biddle, Mary
    • Date: 1762
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    Independence National Historical Park, Pennsylvania Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Scale not given. "Reprint 1976." Oriented with north to the bottom. "S/N 024-005-0060 1-0." Includes text and col. ill. Text and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1976
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    To the citizens of Philadelphia, this plan of the city and its environs is respectfully dedicated by the editor Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Scale ca. 1:18,000. Title in lower margin: Philadelphia in 1796. Facsimile. Relief shown by hachures. Pictorial map. From Charles D. Kaufmann's Street atlas of Philadelphia by wards. 1895. Includes index to points of interest and ill. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Varte, P. C. - Kaufmann, Charles D. - Bradley & Company
    • Date: 1895
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    A plan of the city of Philadelphia, the capital of Pennsylvania, from an actual survey. Scale ca. 1:5,000. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows name and location of important buildings and wharf facilities. Inset: A chart of Delaware Bay and River, from the original by Mr. Fisher of Philadelphia, 1776 [ca. 1:700,000] Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Easburn, Benjamin - André, Peter - Dury, Andrew
    • Date: 1776
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    [Philadelphia and neighborhood]. Scale ca. 1:20,400. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Shows line of defense and troops between Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers north of the city, and other fortifications. Also shows names of suburban land owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1326 Available also through ...
    • Date: 1778
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. First issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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    Map of a reconnaissance of the approaches to Philadelphia showing the positions and lines of defence on the north front of the city Topographic map of northern Philadelphia and small adjacent part of Montgomery County showing Civil War earthworks and batteries. Relief shown by contours and hachures. Signed in handwriting (brown ink): George Davidson, Assistant Engineer Fortifications. Pen-and-ink, red ink (contours), and watercolors. Former ownership rubber-stamping at foot of title: U.S.C. & G. Survey, Library and Archives, no. 126. "No. 2868X" and "854W 1863" (former Coast Survey ...
    • Contributor: United States Coast Survey - Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas) - Davidson, George - Fauntleroy, A. R.
    • Date: 1863
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    Military map of Philadelphia 1861-1865 Scale not given. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 358.1 Important buildings and sites are keyed by number to the map. Hospitals are identified by letters. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Taylor, Frank H.
    • Date: 1914
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    A mapp of ye improved part of Pensilvania in America, divided into countyes, townships, and lotts Shows rural landholders' names and lots in Philadelphia, Chester, and Bucks Counties. Third issue. Includes indexes of landholders, inset of "The city of Philadelphia, two miles in length and one in breadth," and coat of arms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault
    • Contributor: Holme, Thomas - Harris, John - Lea, Philip
    • Date: 1687
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    This plan of the city of Philadelphia and its environs (showing the improved parts) Relief shown by hachures. Also shows all buildings, names of wharves and landings along the Delaware riverbank, wooded areas, and tract lines beyond the city borders. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy halved for folding, mounted on cloth backing, and edged with blue-and-white cloth border. Wheat & Brun no. 468. Includes notes, index to points ...
    • Contributor: Hills, John - Cooke, John
    • Date: 1796
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    Map of Delaware Co. and the city of Philadelphia Shows real-property tracts and landowners' names in rural areas of the county and in the Province Island district of Philadelphia. Radial distances shown from Philadelphia City Hall. Depths shown by soundings. Hand col. to distinguish minor civil divisions (townships, boroughs, cities) and numbered wards in Philadelphia. Also shows grounds of "International Exposition" in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia. "Entered according to act of Congress in the ...
    • Contributor: G.M. Hopkins & Co. - Busch, Edward - Bourquin, F. (Frederick) - Hopkins, Griffith Morgan
    • Date: 1876
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    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Includes note and location map (inset). Text and "Impoundment trail map" on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    • Date: 2007
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    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia. Perspective map not drawn to scale. "Supplement to Harper's weekly, June 15, 1872." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 828 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Davis, Theodore R. - Harper & Brothers
    • Date: 1872
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    A description of two lotts in the city of Philadelphia, the one belonging to the Proprietary, William Penn, the other to his daughter, Lætitia Penn, together with the streets & lotts bounding ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Scale ca. 1:600. Alternate title: Fac-simile of the original plat of the lots assigned to William and Lætitia Penn, drawn 23d of the 12th month 1698, and recovered 4th of 9th month 1882. Has watermark. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Cadastral map showing landowners' names. Facsimile of a manuscript. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. ...
    • Contributor: Penington, Edward - Boogher, William Fletcher - Penn, Letitia - Penn, William
    • Date: 1882
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    A map of Philadelphia and parts adjacent : with a perspective view of the State-House
    Perspective view of the State-House
    Rural buildings shown pictorially with occupants' names. First state of the 1st ed. (without the name "West Jersey" at lower right). Signed in ink on cloth backing: Alex. Stuart. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text, distance table, and ground-level view of the Statehouse (later Independence Hall). Purchased with funding support from J. Thomas Touchton, Mr. ...
    • Contributor: Scull, Nicholas - Heap, George - Hebert, L.
    • Date: 1752
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    Philadelphia (the most densely settled portion). Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Street map of city center and adjacent western districts. Publication data from t.p. of encyclopedia volume. Map removed from 1894 Werner ed. of: The Encyclopædia Britannica, a dictionary of arts, sciences, and general literature with new maps ... with American revisions and additions. Vol. XVIII (between p. 739-740). LC copy imperfect: Lacks street index. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Contributor: Werner Company (Chicago, Ill.)
    • Date: 1894
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    A survey of the city of Philadelphia and its environs shewing the several works constructed by His Majesty's troops, under the command of Sir William Howe, since their possession of that city ... Scale 1:14,400; 400 yards to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading. Annotated: John Montresor, chief engineer. Map sections individually titled: Fort Mifflin on Great Mud Island [1:2,400]--Plan of the attacks against the rebels works on Mud Island surrender'd 16. November 1777 [1:7,200]--View of the rebel fort and works, on Mud Island comprehending Red-Bank on the Jersey shore; taken from * ...
    • Contributor: Nicole, Pierre - Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1777
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    Map of the water pipes now supplied from Fair Mount Water Works, 1853 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Scale not given. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes statistical data. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACr2: 650/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Graff, Frederick - P.S. Duval & Co.
    • Date: 1853
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    To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is humbly dedicated by their most obedient ... Scale 1:19,800; 100 perches to an in. Cover title: Reed's map of Phila. "Facsimile of Reeds map reproduced by the anastatic process. 200 copies only printed & the plates destroyed." Cadastral map showing land ownership. Hand colored. In lower left corner of cartouche: G. Worley. Includes inset of "A ground plan of the city of Philadelphia," text, lists of land purchasers, and illustrations. LC ...
    • Contributor: Reed, John - Smith, Lloyd P. (Lloyd Pearsall)
    • Date: 1846
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    Mosaic composed of aerial photographs, port of Philadelphia, Pa. : including Camden and Gloucester, N.J. Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Photomap of southern Philadelphia and adjacent South-Jersey suburbs. "Reproduced by permission of the Regional Planning Federation of the Philadelphia Tri-State District, makers and copyright owners." LC copy has typewritten annotation in margin: From "The ports of Philadelphia, Pa., Camden and Gloucester, N.J.," Port series no. 4 (revised 1938). War Dept., Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, and U.S. Maritime Commission. ... U.S. Government Printing Office, ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Regional Planning Federation of the Philadelphia Tri-State District - United States. Maritime Commission
    • Date: 1938
  • Map
    An east prospect of the city of Philadelphia Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Facsim. reproduced from T. Jefferys' Topography of North America, 1768. Includes text, index to points of interest, "A plan of the city of Philadelphia," and ill. of "The Battery" and "The State House." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Heap, George - Scull, Nicholas - Jefferys, Thomas
    • Date: 1900
  • Map
    Fac simile of Reed's map : to the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia with the catalogue of purchasers is ... Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Facsim. of cadastral map showing land ownership. Original version: To the honourable House of Representatives of the Freemen of Pennsylvania this map of the city and liberties of Philadelphia ... is humbly dedicated by ... Iohn Reed / eng'd by Worley & Bracher. [Philadelphia : s.n., 1774]. Includes text, inset of "A ground plan of the city of Philadelphia," index of landowners, and ill. ...
    • Contributor: Reed, John - Warner, Charles L. - Smither, James - Worley & Bracher
    • Date: 1870
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    Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available "*GPO: 1987--181-415/60158. Reprint 1987." Panel title. Includes text, location map, and col. ill. Text titled "Philadelphia and the new nation" 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: 1987
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    Independence National Historical Park, Pennsylvania Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Scale not given. "Reprint 1979." "S/N 024-005-0060 1-0." Includes text and col. ill. Text and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1979
  • Map
    The course of Delaware River from Philadelphia to Chester with the several forts and stackadoes raised by the rebels, and the attacks made by His Majesty's land and sea forces. Scale ca. 1:100,000. Facsimile. Title in margin: Plan of attack on Fort Mifflin, 1777. From the original in possession of the Franklin Institute, Philadelphia. Insets: A plan of Fort Mifflin on Mud Island with the attacks made by the King's troops and vessels.--Profile and plan of the frames or chevaux de frize which formed the Stakadoes in the river. Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Faden, William - George Barrie & Sons
    • Date: 1904