Featured Maps Archive

  • A survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. John's Collins' map of Lake Champlain (1765) Date: 1765 Author: John Collins Dwnld: Full Size (11.69mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New England that you might want to check out. John Collins' survey of Lake Champlain [gmap] in 1765....

    Collins’ map of Lake Champlain (1765)

    A survey of Lake Champlain including Crown Point and St. John's Collins' map of Lake Champlain (1765) Date: 1765 Author: John Collins Dwnld: Full Size (11.69mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New England that you might want to check out. John Collins' survey of Lake Champlain [gmap] in 1765....
  • Seattle birdseye view of portion of city and vicinity Ed Poland's Birdseye Map of Seattle, Washington in 1925 Date: 1925 Author: Edward C Poland Dwnld: Full Size (13.96mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Pacific Northwest that you might want to check out. A unique and arresting birdseye...

    Poland’s Birdseye Map of Seattle (1925)

    Seattle birdseye view of portion of city and vicinity Ed Poland's Birdseye Map of Seattle, Washington in 1925 Date: 1925 Author: Edward C Poland Dwnld: Full Size (13.96mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the Pacific Northwest that you might want to check out. A unique and arresting birdseye...
  • Motor And Relief Map Of Southern California Motor And Relief Map Of Southern California (1923) Date: 1923 Author: Pac SW Trust and Sav. Bank Dwnld: Full Size (6.93mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of California that you might want to check out. The latest installment of Multi-Map Monday. Two...

    Motorist Maps Of Southern California (1923)

    Motor And Relief Map Of Southern California Motor And Relief Map Of Southern California (1923) Date: 1923 Author: Pac SW Trust and Sav. Bank Dwnld: Full Size (6.93mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of California that you might want to check out. The latest installment of Multi-Map Monday. Two...
  • History of the Civil War in the United States, 1860-1865 J. Kellick Bathurst, compiler Chart of the History of the Civil War in the U.S. (1897) Date: 1897 Author: Comparative Synoptical Chart Co Dwnld: Full Size (14.79mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you...

    Chart of the History of the Civil War (1897)

    History of the Civil War in the United States, 1860-1865 J. Kellick Bathurst, compiler Chart of the History of the Civil War in the U.S. (1897) Date: 1897 Author: Comparative Synoptical Chart Co Dwnld: Full Size (14.79mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you...
  • Routes of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company. Map of NYC subway routes (1924) Date: 1924 Author: Interborough Rapid Transit Co Dwnld: Full Size (11.89mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New York City that you might want to check out. Subway routes of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company in...

    Map of NYC subway routes (1924)

    Routes of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company. Map of NYC subway routes (1924) Date: 1924 Author: Interborough Rapid Transit Co Dwnld: Full Size (11.89mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New York City that you might want to check out. Subway routes of the Interborough Rapid Transit Company in...
  • Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States Choropleth Map Depicting Slaves in the Southern U.S. (1860) Date: 1860 Author: A von Steinwehr Dwnld: Full Size (8.50mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. South that you might want to check out. In honor of Juneteenth...

    Choropleth Map of U.S. Slavery (1860)

    Map showing the distribution of slaves in the Southern States Choropleth Map Depicting Slaves in the Southern U.S. (1860) Date: 1860 Author: A von Steinwehr Dwnld: Full Size (8.50mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. South that you might want to check out. In honor of Juneteenth...
  • Golden Gate International Exposition (1939 World's Fair) Golden Gate International Exposition - 1939 World's Fair - Fire Insurance Map Date: 1940 Author: Sanborn Map Co Dwnld: Full Size (10.46mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of San Francisco that you might want to check out. Sanbourn Fire Map prepared for...

    Golden Gate Int’l Exposition, 1939 World’s Fair

    Golden Gate International Exposition (1939 World's Fair) Golden Gate International Exposition - 1939 World's Fair - Fire Insurance Map Date: 1940 Author: Sanborn Map Co Dwnld: Full Size (10.46mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of San Francisco that you might want to check out. Sanbourn Fire Map prepared for...
  • The Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind Date: 1837 Author: Cray, Howe & Ruggles Dwnld: Full Size 01 || 02 Source: DRMC Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out....

    DRMC: Amazing “U.S. Atlas for the Blind”

    The Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind Date: 1837 Author: Cray, Howe & Ruggles Dwnld: Full Size 01 || 02 Source: DRMC Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other featured maps that you might want to check out....
  • Photograph of San Francisco in ruins from Lawrence Captive Airship, 2000 feet above San Francisco Bay Lawrence's Kite Photo of Post-Earthquake San Francisco in 1906 Date: 1906 Author: George R Lawrence Dwnld: Full Size (11.41mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of San Francisco that you might want to check...

    Kite Photo of Post-Quake San Francisco (1906)

    Photograph of San Francisco in ruins from Lawrence Captive Airship, 2000 feet above San Francisco Bay Lawrence's Kite Photo of Post-Earthquake San Francisco in 1906 Date: 1906 Author: George R Lawrence Dwnld: Full Size (11.41mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of San Francisco that you might want to check...
  • Relief map of territory served by lines of the Pacific Electric Railway. Largest electric railway system in the world. Pacific Electric map of Los Angeles (1920) Date: 1920 Author: unknown Dwnld: Full Size (8.68mb) Source: Flickr user “jeremy!” Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Southern California that you might want to check out....

    Pacific Electric map of Los Angeles (1920)

    Relief map of territory served by lines of the Pacific Electric Railway. Largest electric railway system in the world. Pacific Electric map of Los Angeles (1920) Date: 1920 Author: unknown Dwnld: Full Size (8.68mb) Source: Flickr user “jeremy!” Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Southern California that you might want to check out....
  • Carte figurative et approximative des quantitiés de coton en laine importées en Europe en 1858 et en 1861 Minard's Map of European Cotton Imports during the Civil War (1866) Date: 1866 Author: Charles Joseph Minard Dwnld: Full Size (16.27mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps by Minard that you might...

    Minard’s Map of European Cotton Imports (1866)

    Carte figurative et approximative des quantitiés de coton en laine importées en Europe en 1858 et en 1861 Minard's Map of European Cotton Imports during the Civil War (1866) Date: 1866 Author: Charles Joseph Minard Dwnld: Full Size (16.27mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps by Minard that you might...
  • New York Williams' map of Manhattan (1879) Date: 1879 Author: J.W. Williams Dwnld: Full Size (16.50mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New York City that you might want to check out. J.W. Williams' map of New York City [gmap] in 1879. For more map resources and imagery from this...

    Williams’ map of Manhattan (1879)

    New York Williams' map of Manhattan (1879) Date: 1879 Author: J.W. Williams Dwnld: Full Size (16.50mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New York City that you might want to check out. J.W. Williams' map of New York City [gmap] in 1879. For more map resources and imagery from this...
  • Scott's great snake Civil War Map: Scott's Great Snake (1861) Date: 1861 Author: J B Elliott Dwnld: Full Size (4.93mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. Here's a fairly famous Civil War-era map that pops up in textbooks...

    Civil War Map: Scott’s Great Snake (1861)

    Scott's great snake Civil War Map: Scott's Great Snake (1861) Date: 1861 Author: J B Elliott Dwnld: Full Size (4.93mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the U.S. Civil War that you might want to check out. Here's a fairly famous Civil War-era map that pops up in textbooks...
  • Pony express route April 3, 1860 - October 24, 1861 The Pony Express Route in 1960 Date: 1960 Author: William Henery Jackson Dwnld: Full Size (4.44mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is the 152nd anniversary of the first parcel...

    The Pony Express Route (1960)

    Pony express route April 3, 1860 - October 24, 1861 The Pony Express Route in 1960 Date: 1960 Author: William Henery Jackson Dwnld: Full Size (4.44mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of exploration that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is the 152nd anniversary of the first parcel...
  • USGS High-resolution airphoto of St Louis in 1968 USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968) Date: 1968 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (15.97mb) Source: USGS pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Forty years ago today, on March 16th, 1972, building A–16 in the notorious Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex was imploded with dynamite. Great significance...

    USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968)

    USGS High-resolution airphoto of St Louis in 1968 USGS North St Louis airphoto (1968) Date: 1968 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (15.97mb) Source: USGS pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of St Louis that you might want to check out. Forty years ago today, on March 16th, 1972, building A–16 in the notorious Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex was imploded with dynamite. Great significance...
  • USGS 7.5” Topographic Standards and Specifications USGS 7.5” Topographic Standards and Specifications Date: 2002 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (4.16mb) Source: USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other USGS maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is the United States Geological Survey's 133rd birthday. In honor of one of my favorite institutions (and...

    Happy Birthday, USGS! (7.5” Standards and Specs)

    USGS 7.5” Topographic Standards and Specifications USGS 7.5” Topographic Standards and Specifications Date: 2002 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (4.16mb) Source: USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other USGS maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is the United States Geological Survey's 133rd birthday. In honor of one of my favorite institutions (and...
  • Rozel Point, SW, 7.5” Topo USGS' most fascinating Topo: Rozel Point SW (1969) Date: 1969 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (26.28mb) Source: USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Utah that you might want to check out. The U.S. Geological Survey has been making their flagship paper map – the 7.5-minute quadrangle –...

    USGS’ most fascinating Topo: Rozel Point SW (1969)

    Rozel Point, SW, 7.5” Topo USGS' most fascinating Topo: Rozel Point SW (1969) Date: 1969 Author: USGS Dwnld: Full Size (26.28mb) Source: USGS Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Utah that you might want to check out. The U.S. Geological Survey has been making their flagship paper map – the 7.5-minute quadrangle –...
  • (Composite of) City of Yonkers Bien's City of Yonkers, New York in 1893 Date: 1893 Author: Julius Bien and Co Dwnld: Full Size (19.44mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New York that you might want to check out. I'm a big fan of this Julius Bien map of...

    Bien’s City of Yonkers, New York (1893)

    (Composite of) City of Yonkers Bien's City of Yonkers, New York in 1893 Date: 1893 Author: Julius Bien and Co Dwnld: Full Size (19.44mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New York that you might want to check out. I'm a big fan of this Julius Bien map of...
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