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Maps. Map Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: Maps

Found in 326 Collections and/or Records:

A Historical Map of Virginia. GHQ Committee of the Kappa Alpha order

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0063
Abstract

Map comes from a convention held by the Kappa Alpha Alumni Foundation, and it shows locations of historical interest, especially Jamestown, Yorktown, and various battlefields. Reverse of map contains photographs of historical monuments and locations, as well as a description of the convention.

Dates: 1924

A Map of the Country Between Ablemarle Sound and Lake Erie, Comprehending the Whole of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania.

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0011
Abstract

Map encompasses the whole of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia, with parts of New Jersey, New York, and Kentucky, and North Carolina, all per 1787 borders. Map is only colored at state borders. Text on map indicates that parts are taken from Fry and Jefferson's Map of Virginia, Scull's Map of Pennsylvania, and Hutchins' work. Map is from Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia (Philadelphia: Prichard and Hall, 1788).

Dates: 1787

A Map of the Internal Improvements of Virginia (reproduction)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0040
Abstract

Map contains various improvements in Virginia, including railroads, canals, and turnpikes, created (or, in the case of rivers, improved) and in-progress.

Dates: 1848

A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of Virginia and Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0031
Abstract

This is a reproduction of a map extracted from Thomas Jeffery's 1776 work The American Atlas. The map was originally produced in 1751; the 1775 edition is a reprint. Map includes a table of distances between various cities, included in a 1755 printing by J. Dalrymple. Map title is incorporated into an engraving depicting several men at a ship-yard.

Dates: 1775

A Map of Virginia and Maryland (reproduction)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0008
Abstract

Facsimile map found in John Speed's The Theatre of the Empire, published in 1676.

Dates: 1676

A Map Showing Historical, Cultural, & Scenic Points of Interest around Roanoke, Virginia

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Map-0103
Abstract

Map shows points of interest in western Virginia, centering around Roanoke. It contains illustrations of these locations. Map has a folded-over identifier, which gives the provenance of the map.

Dates: 1954

A New and Accurate Map of the County of Patrick, Virginia

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0198
Abstract

Color map shows Patrick County, Virginia, focusing on the roads of the county, with an inset map of the town of Stuart, and indicating such attractions as churches, schoolhouses, and mills.

Dates: 1976

A New and Correct Map of the United States of North America (reproduction)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0021
Abstract

Map encompasses the area from the Mississippi River to Nova Scotia and the Gulf of St. Laurence, detailing the borders of the United States as prescribed by the Peace of 1783. Includes an ornate engraving surrounding map title. Reproduction contains historical commentary on the map's reverse.

Dates: 1784

A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Britian on ye Continent of North America (reproduction)

 Collection — Object 1
Identifier: Map-0019
Abstract

Map encompasses the area between the northern border of Florida to Newfoundland, "containing Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, and Carolina. Includes insets detailing the Gulf of Mexico and Louisiana, coastal Carolina, Charlestown town and harbor, and a contextual map of all North America and th Caribbean. Also includes an illustration of Niagara Falls and the "Industry of ye Beavers of Canada."

Dates: 1715