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Maps (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to graphic or photogrammetric representations of the Earth's surface or a part of it, including physical features and political boundaries, where each point corresponds to a geographical or celestial position according to a definite scale or projection. The term may also refer to similar depictions of other planets, suns, other heavenly bodies, or areas of the heavens. Maps are typically depicted on a flat medium, such as on paper, a wall, or a computer screen. For similar depictions on a sphere, see "globes (cartographic spheres)."

Found in 187 Collections and/or Records:

A chart of North and South America, including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia, approximately 1753

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 5, Section: 4
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-002
Description

Shows nautical exploration routes. Includes text, historical and geographical notes, and tables of comparative astronomical observations.

Dates: approximately 1753

A chart of North and South America, including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia Part 1 , approximately 1753

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 5, Section: 4
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-001
Description

Title from sheets 1 and 2. All sheets individually titled. Shows nautical exploration routes. Includes text, historical and geographical notes, and tables of comparative astronomical observations.

Dates: approximately 1753

A chorographical map, of the country, round Philadelphia : carte particuliere, des environs de Philadelphie, 1780-1789?

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 3, Section: 3
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-057
Description

Shows "Genl. Howe's track" from Elk River to Philadelphia, "Genl. Washington's track," and "Grand American Winter Camp, Jan. 1778" at Valley Forge. Shows most of New Jersey and parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. BPL

Dates: 1780-1789?

A chorographical map of the northern department of North-America, 1780

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 5, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-150
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1780

A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships : exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province, 1779

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-154
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1779

A compleat map of North-Carolina from an actual survey, 1770

 Item
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-009
Description

Shows rural householders' names. "Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, May the 1st, 1770, by S. Hooper, No. 25 Ludgate Hill, London." Decorative dedication cartouche includes royal coat of arms, a native, and animals. "To His most Excellent Majesty George the IIId ... this map is most humbly dedicated by ... John Collet."

Dates: 1770

A general map of North America : in which is express'd the several new roads, forts, engagements, &c, taken from actual surveys and observations made in the army employ'd there, from the years 1754, to 1761, 1762

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-069
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1762

A large and particular plan of Shegnekto Bay, and the circumjacent country, with the forts and settlements of the French 'till dispossess'd by the English in June 1755, 1755

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-099
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1755

[A map of part of Pennsylvania & Maryland intended to shew, at one view, the several places proposed for opening a communication between the waters of the Delaware & Chesopeak Bays], 1771

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-083
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1771

A map of South Carolina and a part of Georgia : containing the whole sea-coast; all the islands, inlets, rivers, creeks, parishes, townships, boroughs, roads, and bridges; as also, several plantations, with their proper boundary-lines, their names, and the names of their proprietors , 1757

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 3, Section: 2
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-008
Description

Includes indexes of propietors of land in South Carolina and Georgia. Decorative title cartouche depicting vegetation, manufactured products, and workers. "To the Right Honourable George Dunk, Earl of Halifax ..."

Dates: 1757

A map of the country between Will's Creek & Monongahela River shewing the rout and encampments of the English army in 1755, 1768

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-134
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1768

A map of the inhabited part of Canada from the French surveys : with the frontiers of New York and New England from the large survey by Claude Joseph Sauthi, 1777

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-082
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1777

A map of the most inhabited part of New England : containing the provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire, with the colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island, divided into counties and townships : the whole composed from actual surveys and its situation adjusted by astronomical observations, 1774

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 3, Section: 2
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-010
Description This large, detailed map of New England was compiled by Braddock Mead (alias John Green), and first published by Thomas Jefferys in 1755. Green was an Irish translator, geographer, and editor, as well as one of the most talented British map-makers at mid-century. The map was re-published at the outset of the American Revolution, as it remained the most accurate and detailed survey of New England. Of interest are engraved double lines found beneath certain place-names, including Boston. These...
Dates: 1774

A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina, 1768

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-085
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1768

A map of the north west parts of the United States of America, 1765

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-084
Description

This rare and unique map was produced by inventor and amateur mapmaker John Fitch, in an attempt to raise funds to support his newly invented steamboat. Fitch made and engraved the map himself, and printed it in Philadelphia on a cider press. Unfortunately for Fitch, the map never sold well, and the geography displayed on the map was well out-of-date by the time the Old Northwest was settled after being released from British and Native American control.

Dates: 1765

A map of the Province of New-York : reduc'd from the large drawing of that province, compiled from actual surveys by order of His Excellency William Tryon, Esqr. Captain General & Governor of the same, 1776

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-156
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1776

A new and accurate map of the English empire in North America : representing their rightful claim as confirmed by charters, and the formal surrender of their Indian friends; likewise the encroachments of the French, with the several forts they have unjustly erected therein, 1755

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-168
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1755

A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands : divided according to the last Treaty of Peace, concluded at Paris the 20th of Jan. 1783 wherein are particularly distinguished the Thirteen Provinces wich [sic] compose the United States of North America, 1784

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 5, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-121
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1784

A new map of Nova Scotia, and Cape Britain : with the adjacent parts of New England and Canada, composed from a great number of actual surveys; and other materials regulated by many new astronomical observations of the longitude as well as latitude ; with an explanation, 1768

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-098
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1768

A new map of the British colonies in North America, shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen, 1781

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-158
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1781

A plan of Boston, and its environs : shewing the true situation of His Majesty's army, and also those of the rebels, 1776

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-169
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1776

A plan of the action at Bunkers Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775 : between His Majesty's troops under the command of Major General Howe, and the rebel forces, approximately 1778

 Item
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-029
Description Page, an English military engineer who served as aide de campe to General Howe during the action, prepared this detailed plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill. It is the best known and most commonly reproduced plan of the battle. Warrens redoubt, fences, and hedgerows are shown in great detail, as well as the lines of march of attacking forces, British ships, and the Corps Hill battery with lines of fire. The position of British troops late in the action is depicted on a separate overlay which...
Dates: approximately 1778

A plan of the attack of Fort Sulivan, near Charles Town in South Carolina : by a squadron of His Majesty's ships, on the 28th of June 1776, with the disposition of the King's land forces, and the encampments and entrenchments of the rebels from the drawings made on the spot , 1776

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 3, Section: 3
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-018
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1776

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia, 1777

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-170
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1777

A plan of the city and environs of Philadelphia : with the works and encampments of His Majesty's forces under the command of Lieutenant General Sir William Howe, K.B, 1779

 Item
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-077
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: 1779