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Les costes aux environs de la rivière de Misisipi : découvertes par Mr. de la Salle en 1683 et reconnues par Mr. le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699 /

Les costes aux environs de la rivière de Misisipi : découvertes par Mr...

Relief shown pictorially. Shows locations of Indian villages found by La Salle during his explorations of the coastal areas of the United States. From: L'Atlas curieux / N. de Fer. Available also through the Li... more

Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi,

Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi,

Relief shown pictorially. Shows "Natichitoches, éstablissemt. françois fait en 1717 par Mr. de Bienville" and routes of explorers, De Soto and others. LC copy mounted on cloth backed paper. Folded in six, split... more

Carte de la Province et Colonie de la Louisiane, dans la partie Septentrionnal de l'Amerique /

Carte de la Province et Colonie de la Louisiane, dans la partie Septen...

Shows the Mississippi River and tributaries from the Illinois River south to the Gulf of Mexico. Gift; Partial funding for this purchase from the Ed Cox Legacy Fund; 2007. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available ... more

Le cours du fleuve Missisipi selon les relations les plus modernes.

Le cours du fleuve Missisipi selon les relations les plus modernes.

Scale ca. 1:11,500,000. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Ferro. Shows territory from Hudson Bay to the Gulf of Mexico, and from headwaters of the Rio Grande to the mouth of the St. Lawrence. Available ... more

Carte particulière d'une partie de la Louisianne ou les fleuve et rivierres i.e. rivières onts etés relevé a l'estime & les routtes i.e. routes par terre relevé & mesurées aux pas, par les Srs. Broutin, de Vergés, ingénieurs & Saucier dessinateur

Carte particulière d'une partie de la Louisianne ou les fleuve et rivi...

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map in 2 sections mounted on cloth backing. This incomplete map without title covers only the east portion showing in the map entitled "Carte particulière d'une partie de la Louisian... more

Carte particulière d'une partie de la Louisianne ou les fleuve et rivierres [i.e. rivières] onts etés relevé a l'estime & les routtes [i.e. routes] par terre relevé & mesurées aux pas, par les Srs. Broutin, de Vergés, ingénieurs & Saucier dessinateur /

Carte particulière d'une partie de la Louisianne ou les fleuve et rivi...

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Map in 2 sections mounted on cloth backing. Prime meridian: [Paris]. "This map of the Mississippi River Valley from Memphis to the Gulf of Mexico as far east as Mobile includes inter... more

Amplissimæ regionis Mississipi seu provinciæ Ludovicianæ â R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Fransisc. Miss in America Septentrionali anno 1687.

Amplissimæ regionis Mississipi seu provinciæ Ludovicianæ â R.P. Ludovi...

Scale ca. 1:6,500,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Pictorial map. From Homann Erben's Atlas geographicvs maior. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] v. 1, part 2, no. 83. Available also through the Libra... more

A map of Louisiana, with the course of the Missisipi, and the adjacent rivers, the nations of the natives, the French establishments and the mines; by the author of ye History of that colony. 1757.

A map of Louisiana, with the course of the Missisipi, and the adjacent...

Scale ca. 1:8,500,000. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. From the author's The history of Louisiana; or of the western parts of Virginia and Carolina. 1763. v. 1. Available also through the Library of C... more

A map of Canada and the north part of Louisiana with the adjacent countrys.

A map of Canada and the north part of Louisiana with the adjacent coun...

Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. Shows the Pacific Coast from 40⁰ N. lat. to 60⁰ N. lat. From the author's General topography of North America and the West Indies. 1768. Available also through t... more

A map of Canada and the north part of Louisiana with the adjacent countrys.

A map of Canada and the north part of Louisiana with the adjacent coun...

Scale ca. 1:8,000,000. Relief shown pictorially. From the author's General topography of North America and the West Indies... 1768. Hand colored. Copy incomplete: Coverage ends at 100⁰ W. long. Available also t... more

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina; comprehending the River Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the River Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the Lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers,

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, an...

Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Includes descriptive and historical notes. Supplements the author's A topographical descri... more

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and...

Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. Hand colored. LC copy annotated in pen-and-ink. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Shows military bounty lands. Includes historical and des... more

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; comprehending the river Ohio, and all the rivers, which fall into it; part of the river Mississippi, the whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; part of the lakes Huron, Michigan &c. and all the country bordering on these lakes and rivers.

A new map of the western parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and...

Scale ca. 1:1,270,000. LC copy annotated in ink. One annotation shows "Indian line as of treaty in 1784." Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Includes historical a... more

Partie occidentale de la Virginie, Pensylvanie, Maryland, et Caroline Septle. la rivière d'Ohio, et toutes celles qui s'y jettent, partie de la Rivière Mississippi, tout le cours de la rivière de Illinois, le Lac Erie, partie des Lacs Huron et Michigan &. toutes les contrées qui bordent ces lacs et rivières,

Partie occidentale de la Virginie, Pensylvanie, Maryland, et Caroline ...

Scale ca. 1:2,500,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. Translation of Thomas Hutchins' New map of the western part of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Mar... more

Plan of the N.W. frontier /

Plan of the N.W. frontier /

Shows the Mississippi River from St. Anthony Falls to St. Louis, the Missouri River west to South Dakota, the Illinois River east to Lake Michigan, and tributaries. Title from verso. Gift; Woodbury Blair, Minna... more

Birds eye view of the Mississippi Valley from Cairo to the Gulf of Mexico

Birds eye view of the Mississippi Valley from Cairo to the Gulf of Mex...

Seat of war, birds eye view of the Mississippi Valley from Cairo to the Gulf of Mexico Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Death of the Adelantado

Death of the Adelantado

Her rando de Soto on his death bed surrounded by soldiers and a priest.

Mississippi River Valley, Winona

Mississippi River Valley, Winona

Title and date from Detroit, Catalogue P (1906). Forms part of a four-part panorama; other sections not in collection. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 10046. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

Early western travels, 1748-1846 : a series of annotated reprints of some of the best and rarest contemporary volumes of travel : descriptive of the aborigines and social and economic conditions in the middle and far West, during the period of early American settlement /

Early western travels, 1748-1846 : a series of annotated reprints of s...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The river

The river

Depression-era documentary which chronicles the exploration and exploitation of the Mississippi River from the Civil War through the 1920s. LP7702 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Pare Lorenz; 29Oct37; LP7702. ... more

The Valley of the Giant: Mississippi River story

The Valley of the Giant: Mississippi River story

ARC Identifier 12767 / Local Identifier 77.62. Opening with an explanation of the national importance of the Mississippi River as a major trade waterway, the film explores the Army Corps of Engineers' methods o... more

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

In 1686, Henri de Tonti established a trading post known as "Poste de Arkansea" at the Quapaw village of Osotouy. It was the first semi-permanent French settlement in the lower Mississippi River Valley. The est... more

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

In 1686, Henri de Tonti established a trading post known as "Poste de Arkansea" at the Quapaw village of Osotouy. It was the first semi-permanent French settlement in the lower Mississippi River Valley. The est... more

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

In 1686, Henri de Tonti established a trading post known as "Poste de Arkansea" at the Quapaw village of Osotouy. It was the first semi-permanent French settlement in the lower Mississippi River Valley. The est... more

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

Arkansas Post National Memorial, Arkansas

In 1686, Henri de Tonti established a trading post known as "Poste de Arkansea" at the Quapaw village of Osotouy. It was the first semi-permanent French settlement in the lower Mississippi River Valley. The est... more

STS058-107-038 - STS-058 - Earth observations during STS-58

STS058-107-038 - STS-058 - Earth observations during STS-58

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-58 mission from the space shuttle Columbia. Subject Terms: STS-58, COLUMBIA (ORBITER), EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM... more

STS074-733-073 - STS-074 - Earth observations taken during STS-74 mission

STS074-733-073 - STS-074 - Earth observations taken during STS-74 miss...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-74 mission from the space shuttle Atlantis. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-74 Date Taken:... more

STS074-733-074 - STS-074 - Earth observations taken during STS-74 mission

STS074-733-074 - STS-074 - Earth observations taken during STS-74 miss...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-74 mission from the space shuttle Atlantis. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE) STS-74 Date Taken:... more

STS081-740-038 - STS-081 - Earth observations taken during STS-81 mission

STS081-740-038 - STS-081 - Earth observations taken during STS-81 miss...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-81 mission from the space shuttle Atlantis. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), STS-81, ATLANTIS (O... more

STS081-740-037 - STS-081 - Earth observations taken during STS-81 mission

STS081-740-037 - STS-081 - Earth observations taken during STS-81 miss...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observations taken during the STS-81 mission from the space shuttle Atlantis. Subject Terms: EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE), STS-81, ATLANTIS (O... more

STS102-349-023 - STS-102 - Earth observation views taken during STS-102

STS102-349-023 - STS-102 - Earth observation views taken during STS-10...

The original finding aid described this as: Description: Earth observation views taken during STS-102. Louisiana, Mississippi River. Subject Terms: STS-102, DISCOVERY (ORBITER), EARTH OBSERVATIONS (FROM SPACE... more

La Luisiana cedida al Rei N. S. por S. M. Christianisima, con la Nueva Orleans, è isla en que se halla esta ciudad. Construida sobre el mapa de Mr. d'Anville.

La Luisiana cedida al Rei N. S. por S. M. Christianisima, con la Nueva...

Scale ca. 1:1,250,000. Relief shown pictorially. "Longitud de la isla del Hierro." Shows Mississippi Valley north to the Canadian border. Includes inset of "Plano de la Nueva Orleans segun el de M. Bellin," ca.... more

The journal of Andrew Ellicott : late commissioner on behalf of the United States during part of the year 1796, the years 1797, 1798, 1799, and part of the year 1800, for determining the boundary between the United States and the possessions of His Catholic Majesty in America, containing occasional remarks on the situation, soil, rivers, natural productions, and diseases of the different countries on the Ohio, Mississippi, and Golf of Mexico, with six maps comprehending the Ohio, the Mississippi from the mouth of the Ohio to the Gulf of Mexico, the whole of West Florida, and part of East Florida. To wich is added an appendix, containing all the astronomical observations made use of for determining the boundary ... likewise a great number of thermometrical observations ..

The journal of Andrew Ellicott : late commissioner on behalf of the Un...

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Carte générale du territoire d'Orléans comprenant aussi la Floride Occidentale et une portion du territoire du Mississipi /

Carte générale du territoire d'Orléans comprenant aussi la Floride Occ...

Relief shown by form lines. Depths shown by contours and soundings. Map in 4 sections mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes text. Copy 1 b... more

Writings of Caleb Atwater

Writings of Caleb Atwater

The first paper was originally published in 1820 in Archæologia americana: transactions and collections of the American Antiquarian Society, v. 1; the second, separately, at Columbus, Ohio, 1831. Plate 5 duplic... more

Short stories and reminiscences of the last fifty years

Short stories and reminiscences of the last fifty years

Vol. 1: 3rd ed. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississippi and around Lake Superior

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississipp...

Charles Lanman (1819-1895) was a Michigan-born landscape painter, sportsman, and writer who studied under Asher Durand and published several books about his journeys through the wilderness and newly developing ... more

The banditti of the prairies;

The banditti of the prairies;

Also available in digital form.

Bradbury's Travels in the interior of America, 1809-1811

Bradbury's Travels in the interior of America, 1809-1811

"Reprint of the second edition (London, 1819)."--p. [25]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 2d London edition, 1819 with title: Travels in the interior of America in the years 1809, 1810, and 1811; including a des... more

Cuming's tour to the western country (1807-1809)

Cuming's tour to the western country (1807-1809)

"Reprint from the original edition (Pittsburgh, 1810). The appendix, being composed of irrelevant matter, is herein omitted."--p. [15]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1810 Pittsburgh edition with title: Sketch... more

Bullock's Journey from New Orleans to New York, in 1827

Bullock's Journey from New Orleans to New York, in 1827

"Reprint of the original edition: London, 1827."--p. [19]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1827 London edition with title: Sketch of a journey through the western states of North America, from New Orleans, by th... more

Flagg's The far West, 1836-1837

Flagg's The far West, 1836-1837

"Reprint of ... original edition: New York, 1838."--p. [21]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1838 New York edition with title: The far West: or, A Tour beyond the mountains; embracing outlines of western life an... more

The adventures of Tom Sawyer,

The adventures of Tom Sawyer,

Also available in digital form.

Mostly Mississippi,

Mostly Mississippi,

Harold Speakman (1888-1928), a writer and visual artist, journeyed the Mississippi from its Minnesota headwaters to New Orleans by canoe and on a twenty-foot house boat in the company of his wife, Frances "Russ... more

The journal of Andrew Ellicott : late commissioner on behalf of the United States during part of the year 1796, the years 1797, 1798, 1799, and part of the year 1800, for determining the boundary between the United States and the possessions of His Catholic Majesty in America, containing occasional remarks on the situation, soil, rivers, natural productions, and diseases of the different countries on the Ohio, Mississippi, and Golf of Mexico, with six maps comprehending the Ohio, the Mississippi from the mouth of the Ohio to the Gulf of Mexico, the whole of West Florida, and part of East Florida. To wich is added an appendix, containing all the astronomical observations made use of for determining the boundary ... likewise a great number of thermometrical observations ..

The journal of Andrew Ellicott : late commissioner on behalf of the Un...

Sabin, 22216 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LAC tnb 2019-06-04 update (2 cards)

Writings of Caleb Atwater

Writings of Caleb Atwater

The first paper was originally published in 1820 in Archæologia americana: transactions and collections of the American Antiquarian Society, v. 1; the second, separately, at Columbus, Ohio, 1831. Plate 5 duplic... more

Short stories and reminiscences of the last fifty years

Short stories and reminiscences of the last fifty years

Vol. 1: 3rd ed. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississippi and around Lake Superior

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississipp...

Charles Lanman (1819-1895) was a Michigan-born landscape painter, sportsman, and writer who studied under Asher Durand and published several books about his journeys through the wilderness and newly developing ... more

The banditti of the prairies;

The banditti of the prairies;

Also available in digital form.

Cuming's tour to the western country (1807-1809)

Cuming's tour to the western country (1807-1809)

"Reprint from the original edition (Pittsburgh, 1810). The appendix, being composed of irrelevant matter, is herein omitted."--p. [15]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1810 Pittsburgh edition with title: Sketch... more

Bradbury's Travels in the interior of America, 1809-1811

Bradbury's Travels in the interior of America, 1809-1811

"Reprint of the second edition (London, 1819)."--p. [25]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 2d London edition, 1819 with title: Travels in the interior of America in the years 1809, 1810, and 1811; including a des... more

Bullock's Journey from New Orleans to New York, in 1827

Bullock's Journey from New Orleans to New York, in 1827

"Reprint of the original edition: London, 1827."--p. [19]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1827 London edition with title: Sketch of a journey through the western states of North America, from New Orleans, by th... more

Flagg's The far West, 1836-1837

Flagg's The far West, 1836-1837

"Reprint of ... original edition: New York, 1838."--p. [21]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1838 New York edition with title: The far West: or, A Tour beyond the mountains; embracing outlines of western life an... more

The adventures of Tom Sawyer,

The adventures of Tom Sawyer,

Also available in digital form.

Mostly Mississippi,

Mostly Mississippi,

Harold Speakman (1888-1928), a writer and visual artist, journeyed the Mississippi from its Minnesota headwaters to New Orleans by canoe and on a twenty-foot house boat in the company of his wife, Frances "Russ... more

The journal of Andrew Ellicott : late commissioner on behalf of the United States during part of the year 1796, the years 1797, 1798, 1799, and part of the year 1800, for determining the boundary between the United States and the possessions of His Catholic Majesty in America, containing occasional remarks on the situation, soil, rivers, natural productions, and diseases of the different countries on the Ohio, Mississippi, and Golf of Mexico, with six maps comprehending the Ohio, the Mississippi from the mouth of the Ohio to the Gulf of Mexico, the whole of West Florida, and part of East Florida. To wich is added an appendix, containing all the astronomical observations made use of for determining the boundary ... likewise a great number of thermometrical observations ..

The journal of Andrew Ellicott : late commissioner on behalf of the Un...

Sabin, 22216 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LAC tnb 2019-06-04 update (2 cards)

Writings of Caleb Atwater

Writings of Caleb Atwater

The first paper was originally published in 1820 in Archæologia americana: transactions and collections of the American Antiquarian Society, v. 1; the second, separately, at Columbus, Ohio, 1831. Plate 5 duplic... more

Short stories and reminiscences of the last fifty years

Short stories and reminiscences of the last fifty years

Vol. 1: 3rd ed. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississippi and around Lake Superior

A summer in the wilderness; embracing a canoe voyage up the Mississipp...

Charles Lanman (1819-1895) was a Michigan-born landscape painter, sportsman, and writer who studied under Asher Durand and published several books about his journeys through the wilderness and newly developing ... more

The banditti of the prairies;

The banditti of the prairies;

Also available in digital form.

Bradbury's Travels in the interior of America, 1809-1811

Bradbury's Travels in the interior of America, 1809-1811

"Reprint of the second edition (London, 1819)."--p. [25]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 2d London edition, 1819 with title: Travels in the interior of America in the years 1809, 1810, and 1811; including a des... more

Cuming's tour to the western country (1807-1809)

Cuming's tour to the western country (1807-1809)

"Reprint from the original edition (Pittsburgh, 1810). The appendix, being composed of irrelevant matter, is herein omitted."--p. [15]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1810 Pittsburgh edition with title: Sketch... more

Bullock's Journey from New Orleans to New York, in 1827

Bullock's Journey from New Orleans to New York, in 1827

"Reprint of the original edition: London, 1827."--p. [19]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1827 London edition with title: Sketch of a journey through the western states of North America, from New Orleans, by th... more

Flagg's The far West, 1836-1837

Flagg's The far West, 1836-1837

"Reprint of ... original edition: New York, 1838."--p. [21]. Includes facsimile of t.-p. of 1838 New York edition with title: The far West: or, A Tour beyond the mountains; embracing outlines of western life an... more

The adventures of Tom Sawyer,

The adventures of Tom Sawyer,

Also available in digital form.

Mostly Mississippi,

Mostly Mississippi,

Harold Speakman (1888-1928), a writer and visual artist, journeyed the Mississippi from its Minnesota headwaters to New Orleans by canoe and on a twenty-foot house boat in the company of his wife, Frances "Russ... more

The journal of Andrew Ellicott : late commissioner on behalf of the United States during part of the year 1796, the years 1797, 1798, 1799, and part of the year 1800, for determining the boundary between the United States and the possessions of His Catholic Majesty in America, containing occasional remarks on the situation, soil, rivers, natural productions, and diseases of the different countries on the Ohio, Mississippi, and Golf of Mexico, with six maps comprehending the Ohio, the Mississippi from the mouth of the Ohio to the Gulf of Mexico, the whole of West Florida, and part of East Florida. To wich is added an appendix, containing all the astronomical observations made use of for determining the boundary ... likewise a great number of thermometrical observations ..

The journal of Andrew Ellicott : late commissioner on behalf of the Un...

Sabin, 22216 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LAC tnb 2019-06-04 update (2 cards)