• A map of the British Empire in North America

    Dunn, Samuel, -1794

    This map depicts the British dominions in North America. Colonial boundaries are hand-colored, except New England is curiously depicted as one large unit. Rivers, lakes, mountains, forts (including de…

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  • A new and correct map of North America, with the West India Islands divided

    Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805

    This massive and incredibly detailed map depicts British possessions in the New World after the French and Indian War. Towns, forts, hand-colored colonial borders, factories, stations, roads, mines, a…

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  • A new and accurate map of America

    Bowen, Emanuel, -1767

    Emanuel Bowen's map of North and South America and part of northern Africa. The coasts are depicted in detail, with some North American colonial boundaries included. Some tribal designations are shown…

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  • Linguistic stocks of American Indians north of Mexico

    Powell, John Wesley, 1834-1902

    From John Wesley Powell's Indian Linguistic Families of North America. This color map shows 58 areas of Indian habitation grouped by native language. The map is helpful in understanding the possible e…

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  • Appleton's railway map of the United States and the Canadas

    Thomas, G. F

    This map illustrates the Civil War-era railroad routes of the United States and Canada that were operating or being built around 1864. Lines are named, and major stops along each railway line are show…

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  • A new and accurate map of North America

    Kitchin, Thomas, -1784

    Originally published in Morse's Geography, this map depicts most of North America in 1792. The continent is populated by various Native American tribes, while white settlement is concentrated on the A…

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  • A new map of America from the latest discoveries (1763)

    Spilsbury, John, 1739-1769

    Schematic, hand-colored map of North America in 1763 originally taken from the London Magazine. British occupied land is in red, French occupied land is in green, and Spanish occupied land is in yello…

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  • North America

    Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782, Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

    This is the third version of this map published by Jefferys. It depicts the English colonies on the eve of the revolution. Colonial boundaries are hand-colored, and, as in Dunn's map, New England is c…

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  • French dominions in North America from Mr. D'Anville (1760)

    Anville, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d', 1697-1782

    Drawn from French sources (Mr. D'Anville) and published in London in 1760, this map illustrates the colonial landscape of eastern North America and Canada at the time of the imperial struggle between…

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