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Historic Map Collection

1561 - 1995


Extent: 993 items
Content: Map and atlases
Access: The collection is open for research.
Processed: 2001-2002 by Laura Cochrane and Theresa Hessey

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Contents List

Map # -- Author -- Date


    			ASTRONOMICAL MAPS

Drawer 1 Folder 1                            		16xx?
01800 gr         	Planisphaerium Coeleste


Drawer 1 Folder 1   Doppelmayr, Johann            	1737
01856 gr         Globi coelestis in tabulas planus redacti,pars III,  In qua
                 longitudinesstellarum fixarum as anum Christi completum
                 1730 tam arithmetice quam geometrice exhibenteur . . .
                 Norimberga


                           ATLASES


Drawer 1 Folder 2   Pinkerton, John 			1816
02752 gr         Modern atlas from the latest and best authorities: exhibiting
                 divisions of the world, with its chief empires, kingdoms and
                 states

Drawer 1 Folder 3   Mitchell, Samuel              	1849
02750 gr         New universal atlas containing maps of the various empires,
                 kingdoms, states and republics of the world with a special map
                 of the United States, plans of cities &c., comprehended in
                 seventy sheets and forming a series of one hundred and
                 seventeen maps plans and sections.

Drawer 1 Folder 3   Mitchell, Samuel         		1849
02750 gr         New universal atlas containing maps of the various empires,
                 kingdoms, states, and republics of the world, with a special
                 map of the United States, plans of cities, etc.  Comprehended
                 in seventy sheets and forming a series of one hundred and
                 seventeen maps, plans, and sections.

Vault            Colton, George         		1856
02736 v          Colton's atlas of the world

                              
                              
                         WORLD MAPS

Drawer 2 Folder 1   de la Cosa, Juan              1500 (reprint)
01801 gr         The Oldest Map of the New World

Drawer 2 Folder 1   Ptolemaeus?                   1513? (facsim.)
01804 gr         [World Map]

Drawer 2 Folder 1   Ortelius, Abraham             1570
01822 gr         Typus orbis terrarium

Drawer 2 Folder 1   Ptolemaeus, Claudius          1574
01820 gr         Orbis descriptio


Drawer 2 Folder 1   Ptolemaeus, Claudius          1574
01819 gr         Carta marina nuova tavola

Drawer 2 Folder 1   Mercator, Gerard              1587
01816 gr         Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio

Drawer 2 Folder 1   DeWit, A. Frederik            1689
01836 gr         Nova orbis tabula

Drawer 2 Folder 1   Tardieu, P. F.           	  1776?
03308 gr         Mappe-Monde, en Deux Hemispheres Pour le Cours de
                 Geographie et d'Histore Par Mentelle

                    Johnston, A. K.               1855?
04078 mc2        Chart of the world on Mercator's projection

Drawer 2 Folder 2                            	  18xx
02751 gr         Thompson's new general atlas


                     EASTERN HEMISPHERE

Drawer 2 Folder 3                            	  16xx
02748 gr         Aevi veteris typus geographicus


Drawer 2 Folder 3   Wyeth, N. C.      		  1928
02395 gr         Map of Discovery-Eastern Hemisphere


                              
                     WESTERN HEMISPHERE



Drawer 2 Folder 4   Ortelius, Abraham		  1570
01823 gr         America sive novi orbis, nova descriptio

                    Ortelius, Abraham             1601
04046 mc2        America sive novus orbus

Drawer 2 Folder 4   Hondius, Jocodus              1607
01811 gr         America

Drawer 2 Folder 5   Mercator, Michael             1607
01810 gr         America siue India nova, ad magnae GerardiMercatoris aui
                 universalis imitationem in codemdium redacta

Drawer 2 Folder 5   Jannson, Jan                  1653
01829 gr         America septentrio nails

                    Goos, A.                 	  16xx
04048 mc2        Americae discriptio


Drawer 2 Folder 5   Danckerts, Justus             1710
01852 gr         Recentissima novi orbis sive America septentrionalis et
                 meridionalis tabula

Vault            Delisle, Guillaume               1741
01858 vf         Mappamonde a l'usage du roy

                 Society for the Diffusion of Useful	1845?
04056 mc2        Knowledge (Great Britain)
                    Western Hemisphere

Drawer 2 Folder 5   Wyeth, N. C.                  1928
02395 gr         Map of Discovery-Western Hemisphere

Vault                                   	  n.d.
04106 vf         Americae sive Indiae occidentalis tabula generalis


                        NORTH AMERICA
                              
                        GENERAL MAPS

                    Gastaldi, Giacomo             1561? to 1564?
04003 mc2        Tierra nveva
G 3300 1561 .G3

Drawer 3 Folder 1   Ptolemaeus, Claudius	  1574
01818 gr         Tierra Nueva

                                                  1598
04001 mc2        Americae sive novi orbis, nova descriptio
G 3290 1598 .M8

Drawer 3 Folder 1                            	  1600? (reprint?)
02674 gr         [French and Spanish claims in North America and the
                 Caribbean]

Drawer 3 Folder 2                            	  1622 (facsim.)
01826 gr         Novi Belgii quod nunc Novi Jorck vocatur,Novaeque angeliae
                 & partis Virginiae, accuratissima et novissima delineato

                 Blaeu, Willem Janszoon           1631 to 1640
04002 mc2        Americae nova tabula
G 3290 1631 .B5

Vault            Visscher, Nicholas           	  1690
04112 f          Novii Belgii, Novaque Anglia nec non partis Virginia Tabulae

Vault            Visscher, Nicholas        	  1690
04112 vf         Novii Belgii, Novaque Anglia nec non partis Virginia Tabulae


Vault            Visscher, Nicholas      	  1690
04112 vf         Novii Belgii, Novaque Anglia nec non partis Virginia Tabulae
Delcat number
BBK0501

Vault                                        	  16xx
02763 f          [Western part of North America]

Drawer 3 Folder 2                                 16xx
02738 gr         Carte d'un tres grand pais Nouvellement d'ecouvert dans
                 L'Amerique Septentrionale entre le Nouveau Mexique et la
                 Mer Glaciale

Drawer 3 Folder 2                                 16xx
02738 gr         Terra Neuf

Drawer 3 Folder 2                                 1700?
02738 gr         A new map of the most considerable plantations of the
                 English in America

                 Wells, Edward                    1701
04004 mc2        New map of the most considerable plantations of the English
G 3300 1701 .W4  in America

Oversized drawer 1  Moll, Hermann                 1718
Folder 1         New and exact map of the dominions of the king of Great
01850 ovr        Britain on ye continent of North America. Containing
                 Newfoundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New
                 Jersey, Pensilvania [sic], Maryland, Virginia and Carolina.
                 According to the newest and most exact observations.

Oversized drawer 1  Moll, Hermann                 1720
Folder 1         New map of the north parts of America claimed by France
01854 ovr        under ye names of Louisiana, Mississippi, Canada, and New
                 France with ye adjoining territories of England and Spain

Drawer 3 Folder 2                                 1730
02738 gr         Nouvelle carte de l'Amerique Septentrionale dressee sur les plus
                 nouvelles observations de Messieures de l'Academic des
                 Sciences et des meilleurs geographes avec des tables tres
                 instructives et curieuses de la division de tous les etats et les
                 differents souverains qui sont possesseurs.

Drawer 3 Folder 3   Bowen, Emanuel                1752
01863 gr         Particular draughts and plans of some of the principal towns
                 and harbors belonging to the English, French, and Spaniards, in
                 America and West Indies.  Collected from the best authorities

                 Tirion, Isaak                    1755
04005 mc2        Nieuwe kaart van de Grootbrittannische volkplantingen in
G 3300 1755 .T5  Noord America: waar in tevens de Fransche bezittingen en de
                 Landen, tusschen die beide volken in geschil staande en de
                 wederzydsche pretensien duidelyk aangewezenworden


Oversized drawer 1  Pownall, T.                   1755-1776
Folder 1         Middle British Colonies in North America
02756 ovr

Drawer 3 Folder 3                                 1758
02738 gr         Plan of the fort and bay of Frontenac with the adjacent
                 countries

                 Evans, Louis                     1776
04119 rol        Map of the middle British colonies in North America

                                                  1787
04116 rol        United map of North America [removed from Histories des
                 Troubles de L'Amerique Anglaise - vol. 4)

Oversized drawer 1                                17xx
Folder 1         [Map of the North American coast line from Boston to the
02755 ovr        Chesapeake Bay]

Drawer 3 Folder 3                                 17xx
02378 gr         Novae Hispaniae, Ludovicianae, N. Anglia, Carolinae, Virginae
                 et Pensylvaniae

                 Bowen, Thomas                    17xx
04029 mc2        Map of British and French Settlements in North America
                 containing part of New York, Pensilvania [sic], New Jersey,
                 Mary Land [sic], Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia,
                 Louisiana, and all the countries westward in the same parallels
                 so far as discovered, shewing the course of the Rivers Ohio,
                 Mississippi &c.  Exhibiting the just boundaries and the French
                 encroachments laid down from authentic surveys

                 Carey, Henry Charles             1822?
04006 mc2        Geographical, statistical and historical map of North America
G 3300 1822 .C3

Drawer 3 Folder 3                                 1828 (1986 reprint)
02791 gr         Lake Huron

Drawer 3 Folder 3   Hinton, Isaac Taylor          1832
02734 gr         North America

                    Young, J. H.                  1852
04043 mc2        North America

Drawer 3 Folder 3   Ettling, T.                   1880?
02084 gr         Map of the United States of North America & lower Canada,
                 New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & British Columbia, Mexico,
                 Cuba, Jamaica, St. Domingo and the Bahamas Islands

Drawer 3 Folder 4                                 18xx
02740 gr         Plan of the field of battle and disposition of the troops as they
                 were on the march at the time of the attack, July 9th, 1755


Drawer 3 Folder 4                                 18xx
02740 gr         Plan of the attack on Fort William Henry, 1757

                    Champion, J. N.               18xx
04044 mc2        Nord-America

Oversized drawer 4  National Geographic           1972
Folder 8         Indians of North America
02718 ovr

Drawer 3 Folder 4   Matthews-Northrup             19xx
01808 gr         Map of New France (part of the United States and Canada),
                 1610-1791.  To illustrate the Jesuit relations and allied
                 documents

Vault                                             n.d.
04107 vf         Nova Anglia, Nova Belgium et Virginia

Vault            Moll, Hermann                    n.d
02760 vf         North America


				CANADA

Drawer 3 Folder 5   Champlain                1632 (facsim.)
02739 gr         Champlain's map of New France, 1632

Drawer 3 Folder 5   Chatelain, H. A.         1719 (1938 reprint)
02792 gr         Description des Castores & de Leur Industrie, des Canots,
                 Habitations, Habillemens, Maniere de Vivre des Sauvages du
                 Canada Avec la Maniere Don’t ils se Marent les Hieroglyphes
                 Don’t ils se Servent Pour Decrire Leurs Exploits & lu Forme
                 de Leurs Enterremens

Drawer 3 Folder 5   Douglas, D. B.           17xx
02739 gr         Siege defense of Fort Erie

Vault            Luffman, John               1812
01841 v          Halifax [Map 43]

Box 1 Folder 1   Wells, A.                   1839
03040 h          Map of the eastern townships of lower Canada drawn
                 principally from the actual survey for the British American
                 Land Company

Drawer 3 Folder 5   U. S. Coast Survey       1860
02736 gr         Eclipse Harbor, Labrador

Box 1 Folder 3                               18xx
03001 h          St. Lawrence Basin

Box 1 Folder 3   Perley, Henry F.            18xx
03001 h          Map of the eastern portion of British North America,
				 including the Gulf of St. Lawrence and part of the
                 Northeastern United States

Oversized drawer 1                           1901
Folder 2         Geological map of the dominion of Canada
02372 ovr

Drawer 3 Folder 5   Douglas, D. B.           n.d.02740 gr         Siege and defense of Fort Erie

Box 1 Folder 2   Marshall, G. W.             n.d.
03038 h          Northern Lake District of Ontario, showing all rivers, lakes,
                 islands in the Georgian Bay, Perry Sound, Nipissing, Muskoka
                    		
                           		

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