• Chester County, Tennessee, 1918

    Tennessee. State Geological Survey

    Surveyed in 1916 by C. R. Watkins, Jr., this extremely detailed map shows every house and building structure and names churches, stores, communities, mills, schools, railroads, roads and streams. This…

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  • Meigs County, Tennessee soil map (1919)

    United States. Bureau of Soils

    Map created by the United States Geological Survey showing the soil composition of Meigs County. This very detailed map names schools, churches, stores, and all ferries and landings on the Tennessee a…

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  • Baltimore City Assembly Room and Library

    Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956

    A pen and ink drawing of the Baltimore City Assembly Room. Shows a large two-story Georgian building. On the roof is an American flag. The caption reads: "City Assembly Room and Library, Baltimore, Md…

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  • Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843-1844 by Brevet Capt. J.C.…

    Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890

    This map details John C. Frémont's expedition to the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Coast in 1842-1844. Topographical features are drawn as is the detailed system of rivers used by Frémont to traverse th…

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  • Carte de visite of Lizzie R. Anders

    Hand-tinted image of Lizzie Anders of Frederick City, Maryland, photographed in formal attire at Bachrach studio in Baltimore (Md.)

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  • Maury County, Tennessee soil map (1923)

    A 1923 color soil map of Maury County (Tenn." published to accompany the USGS Soil Survey volume and surveyed by J.H. Agee and J.A. Kerr. This detailed map actually names most churches, schools, and t…

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  • Giles County, Tennessee soil map (1907)

    A 1907 color soil map of Giles County (Tenn.) surveyed by Orla L. Ayrs and M. W. Gray. In addition to soil types by color, this detailed map shows house structures, county boundary lines, dwellings an…

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  • New map of Knoxville, Tenn., and suburbs

    Pill, John R

    Highly detailed map of Knoxville printed just prior to the turn of the 20th century. Roads, lot numbers, railroads, streetcar lines, churches, schools, post offices, factories, cemeteries, and wards a…

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  • Gen. Robert E. Lee

    Image possibly drawn from a photograph. It bears a facsimili of Lee's signature. Item possibly sold as a fundraiser for the tomb of Stonewall Jackson. Image and original frame by Purnell Galleries, Ba…

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  • Map of Decatur County (1918)

    Tennessee. State Geological Survey

    State Geological Survey map of Decatur County (Tenn.) surveyed by C.R. Watkins, Jr. This extremely detailed map shows residences and names smaller communities as well as churches, schools, stores, cem…

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  • Rutherford County, Tennessee, 1916

    Produced by the State Geological Survey and the University of Tennessee, this extremely detailed map shows roads, streams, residences, churches, schools, cemeteries, civil districts, railroads, stores…

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  • Southern Farm Magazine cover

    The front cover of the April 1905 issue of Southern Farm Magazine features several paragraphs from Financial Age under the caption "Bringing in Settlers." Framed by engraved imagery of fruits, vegetab…

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  • Agricultural map of the cotton states (1882)

    Hilgard, Eugene W. (Eugene Woldemar), 1833-1916

    Compiled from the manuscript maps of state agriculture reports under the direction of Eugene W. Hilgard, this map of the Cotton South shows the various types of land (timbered, prairie, partly timbere…

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  • Plat of the lands of the University of the South: located on the Sewanee Plateau of the Cumberland Mountains (1858)

    Barney, C. R

    This large map on four sheets depicts the lands of the University of the South at Sewanee, basically the geological and topographical features prior to the construction of the campus. Sewanee Company'…

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  • Map showing the distribution of production of maple sugar in the United States & Canada

    Color coded map detailing maple sugar distribution and production in the United States and Canada as reported in the 1880 census. The legend depicts pounds per acres. The densest areas are in Vermont…

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  • Tennessee (1826)

    Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854

    A color map depicting Tennessee around 1826, soon after the cession by treaty of Chickasaw lands between the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers and Cherokee lands in East Tennessee. Counties are outline…

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  • Tennessee.

    Lucas, Fielding, Jr., 1781-1854

    A color map showing Tennessee roughly at the time of statehood in 1796, drawn by Lucas Fielding. This topographical map shows early counties, roads (including the Natchez Trace), crossings on the Tenn…

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  • Manufacturers' Record obituary for Joseph Buckner Killebrew

    This front-page obituary that appeared in the March 22, 1906, issue of the Manufacturers' Record for Joseph Buckner Killebrew highlighted his life-long devotion to agriculture. His contributions to th…

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