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Date: 1754 

Description: Map of region west of Virginia.

Date: 1798 

Description: Uncolored. No scale. One of the earliest maps to show the proposed division of the northwest territory into states.

Date: 1755 

Description: Color map of North American territories owned by the English and by the French. Scale: about 115 milles d'Angleterre to 1 inch. French title is "Carte des...

Print

A Sea Otter

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 43. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Painting

Thayendanegea

Date: 1786 

Description: Print of a Gilbert Stuart painted portrait of Thayendangea (known also as Joseph Brant). He wears a feathered headdress and a shell around his neck.

Date: 1744 

Description: A map of a plan of 16,500 acres of land.

Date: 1720 

Description: Double hemispherical world map showing routes of Tasman, Magellan, Mendana, etc. Relief shown pictorially. Title in oak wreath cartouche. Map between four...

Date: 1774-07-08 

Description: A hand-drawn map showing forts along the Clinch River.

Date: 1733 

Description: From "A map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto". This is the Wisconsin and Minnesota section.

Date: 1774-07 

Description: Front page of a letter written and signed by Dan Smith.

Date: 1775 

Description: Detail of Pennsylvania map showing Chester, Philadelphia, and Bucks counties.

Date: 1785 

Description: Map of part of North America engraved and hand-colored (the light brown design is a superposition of the map and cartouche derived from the oxidation of th...

Date: 1784 

Description: Plate 42. Scene from Cook's Third Expedition, 1776-1779, while in Alaska.

Date: 1780 after

Description: Plan for layout of 150,00 acres which make up Clark's Illinois Grant.

Date: 1769 

Description: Manuscript map. Scale: about 80 British statue miles to 1 inch.

Date: 1745 ca.

Description: A two page world map featuring the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, as well as the northern and southern zodiacs. Additionally, the map is ordained with n...

Drawing

Fort Washington

Date: 1790 

Description: Fort Washington, built in 1789, where Cincinnati now stands.

Date: 1740 ca.

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of the Iberian peninsula as a theater of war during the War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1714). The map is dedicated to Ki...

Date: 1783 

Description: Letter from Thomas Jefferson to George Rogers Clark suggesting a transcontinental expedition.

Photograph

Samson Occom

Date: 1766 

Description: Portrait of Mohegan minister and preacher Samson Occom, posed sitting with his finger on a Bible on a bookstand, with Indian implements visible on the wall...

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