• School atlas to Cummings' Ancient and modern geography

    Cummings, J. A. (Jacob Abbot), 1773-1820

    An 1820s school atlas, signed and presumably owned by Samuel Donelson of Nashville (Tenn." The first page shows a map of the world with national boundaries hand colored, with the United States stretch…

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  • Map of the city and county of New York

    Burr, David H., 1803-1875

    Copper-plate engraved map of New York City divided into wards. The map includes a street grid, military forts, ferry lines, slips, powder houses, cemeteries, a penitentiary, redoubts, and certain buil…

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  • Nieuwe kaart der provincie van Holland

    Translated, this "New map of the province of Holland" was originally published in Tirion's 1757 Dutch atlas. Shows the provinces of Utrecht and Veluwe as well as "De Zuyder Zee" or Zuiderzee, an inlet…

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  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of Nashville, Tenn. (1897, rev. 1911)

    Sanborn Map Company

    Plate 189-190 of Sanborn's Fire Insurance atlas of Nashville. These plates depict a portion of present-day East Nashville, north of Main Street. Primarily residential, the neighborhood also contains t…

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  • Map of the state of New York and surrounding country

    Burr, David H., 1803-1875

    Copper-plate engraved county map of New York state. The map depicts cities, towns, roads, county borders, and state borders. Geographic features include rivers, lakes, sounds, bays, the Atlantic Ocean…

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  • Augusta Taurinorum

    Blaeu, Joan, 1596-1673

    This early aerial city view shows the medieval city of Turin, Italy. The Dukes of Savoy heavily fortified the city, adding the massive walls and star fort in the bottom left in the 16th and 17th centu…

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  • A comprehensive atlas geographical, historical & commercial

    Bradford, T. G. (Thomas Gamaliel), 1802-1887

    James K. Polk's personal copy of Thomas Bradford's 1835 atlas. In addition to states, continents, and countries, the atlas contains population charts, depictions of animals, height of mountains and mo…

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  • Index map from G. M. Hopkins' Atlas of Nashville (1889)

    G.M. Hopkins & Co

    Plat map of downtown Nashville (Tenn.) originally published in the 1908 Atlas of Nashville. The overview map of the City of Nashville is divided into plate numbers that correspond with the rest of the…

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  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Map of South Pittsburg, Tenn. (1924, rev. 1944)

    Sanborn Map Company

    This Sanborn Fire Insurance atlas covers the area of South Pittsburg, Tennessee, from First Street down to Tenth Street and from Pine Ave over to the lumber company and mill across Railroad Ave. There…

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