7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) America--Maps.

  1. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  2. Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915

    3,500 items. 22 containers. 11.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.

  3. Herman R. Friis cartographic manuals collection

    18 manuals . 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Hermann R. Friis collection contains cartographic manuals published by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Army, War Department, and Geological Survey. A number of the manuals are from World War II, which discuss aerial photographs and military map symbols. Maps in the manuals include: the world, North America, the United States, Montana, Scandinavia, and France, among others. These maps exemplify different cartographic techniques.

  4. Charles Oscar Maas map collection, 1920-1997

    5 items. 4 maps. 1 textual document. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of four maps transferred from the Charles Oscar Maas papers, 1917-1925. Included is the letter of transfer from the Manuscript Division. Maas, the compiler, was Lieutenant Commander, USNFR, Assistant Naval Attache to the American Embassy, Paris, France, World War I.

  5. Harry W. Frantz map collection, 1922-1950

    8 items. 1 map folder. 8 maps. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Harry W. Frantz map collection contains eight maps related to commerical aviation routes, airmail routes, and an aeronautical chart. The materials were published between 1922 and 1950. Frantz was a correspondent for the United Press International and reported on aviation.

  6. G.E. Mueller map collection

    17 items. 17 maps. 1 map folders. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 17 maps transferred from the G.E. Mueller papers, 1876-2012. Mueller collected tourist, road, and air route maps published between 1952 and 1983. Most maps show locations in Central America; other maps depict places in the United States and Europe. Mueller was an engineer, administrator of U.S. manned space flight program, and corporate executive.

  7. Charles E. Goad fire insurance map collection, 1894-1909

    41 items. 17 map folders. 41 map sheets. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charles E. Goad fire insurance map collection contains 41 maps that depict 17 cities in the Caribbean area, Mexico, and South America. Charles E. Goad (1848-1910), a noted cartographer and civil engineer, published the maps between 1894-1909. The maps include information relevant to fire insurance appraisal, such as size of building, number of floors, and usage (commercial, educational, residential); construction materials (concrete, brick, wood, glass); population; waterworks; and firefighting equipment. Included on some maps is the size of white population compared to the total population. The map scale differs among the locations.