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Carte de la Baie de Chesapeake [Warwick County] (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0132
Abstract Full title reads, "Carte de la baie de Chesapeake et de la Partie navigable des Rivieres, James, York, Patowmack, Patuxen, Patapsco, North-East, Choptank et Pokomack. Redigée pour le service des vaisseaux du roi, au Dépôt Général des Cartes, Plans et Journeaux de la Marine, Par Ordre de M. de Sartine, Conseiller d'Etat, Ministre et Secrétaire d'Etat au Département de la Marine, d'après des Plans Anglois, et particulierement ceux d'Antoine Smith, Pilote de Ste. Marie." Document contains large...
Dates: 1778

Carte de l'Investissement et des Attaques de York en Virginie Partes Armees Attiees d'Amerique et de France, au Mois d'October 1781 (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0162
Abstract

Map shows several points of interest in the Revolutionary War, across the York River from Gloucester. Reproduction created in 1976.

Dates: 1781

Carte des Etats-Unis de l'Amerique, Suivant de Traite de Paix de 1783 (reproduction).

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0018
Abstract

Map encompasses the eastern half of the United States, focusing on the national boundaries set in the 1783 Treaty of Paris. Map containst an engraving of a large-masted ship, with a seal of the United States affixed to the foremast. Additional details include Bermuda, an inset of southern Florida, and a listing of individual states and their capitals. Reproduction includes a booklet by Lester J. Cappon, explaining the context of the map and the reproduction process.

Dates: 1784

Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du District de Columbie

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0426
Abstract

Map shows the District of Columbia, with explanatory text.

Dates: ca. 1825

Marshall W. Fishwick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-007
Abstract

This collection contains course and teaching related materials, photographs, manuscripts, audiovisual and electronic material, scrapbooks, and the professional and personal correspondence of Marshall William Fishwick, professor of Humanities and Communication Studies at Virginia Tech, 1976-2003.

Dates: c. 1923-1935, 1940s-2006

L'Amerique Septentrionale (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0014
Abstract

Map extends from California to the Sargasso Sea, encompassing the whole of North America, though areas west of the Mississippi River and north of present-Mexico are largely blank. Includes Central America, the Caribbean, and northern South America. Demonstrates the boundaries of French, Spanish, and English settlements. Contains "Avertissement." Date for reproduction is not printed on the map.

Dates: 1700

New France 1745 (reproduction)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0013
Abstract

Map shows North America from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Ocean, and north of the Tropic of Cancer. Contains a detail inset of the Mississippi River delta, immediately along the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, contains a detail map and cityscape of Quebec City. Date for reproduction is not printed on the map.

Dates: 1745

Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, qui comprend le Cours De l'Ohio, la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Nouvelle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland, la Virginie, la Caroline

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0017
Abstract

Map contains an inset that continues the mapping of South Carolina. map evidently removed from a bound volume. Paper contains a watermark of what appears to be a birdhouse.

Dates: c. 1750

Silvia Paun Architectural Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-057
Abstract

The papers in thic collection include photographs of structures Paun designed, letters and biographical information as well as writings by her and about her work, including her books.

Dates: 1966 - 2003

Judith (Dita) Roque-Gourary Architectural Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-074
Abstract

Born in 1915 in St. Petersburg, Russia; Architect and founder of the Union of Women Architects in Belgium. Studied in Germany and Austria before emigrating to Belgium at the onset of World War II. She specialized in remodels of 19th century residences. Outspoken advocate for women in the profession. Collection consist of drawings, personal journals, business records, as well as published articles about the Union of Women Architects of Belgium and Roque-Gourary.

Dates: 1926 - 1981