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Who has not spread out a map on the table and felt its promise of places to go and things to see and do?

John Noble Wilford, The Mapmakers: the story of the great pioneers in cartography, from antiquity to the space age.



(Maps digitized from the library of George L. Buhler Jr. and from external sources)

Image Description Location
Haug, Gottlob Friedrich. Das Koenigreich Wurtemberg gereichnet von G. F. Haug Professor 1822. Stuttgart: J. F. Steinkopf, 1822. S04F20
Melish, John. New Orleans and adjacent country. Engraved for J. Melish’s Description of the United States. Philadelphia: John Melish,1822. From: A geographical description of the United States, with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions : intended as an accompaniment to Melish's map of these countries. Philadelphia: John Melish, 1822. (New ed., greatly improved) S04F20
Zimmermann, Gotthelf. Auswanderer-karte und wegweiser nach Nordamerika. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler'schen Buchh, 1853.
/item/98687132/. From
Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
Attributed to Alonso de Santa Cruz. [Dibujo del golfo de México y costa de Nueva España, desde el cabo de Santa Elena hasta el río Pánuco.] Manuscript map. Probable 1544. External
Attributed to Alonso Álvarez de Pineda [Dibujo de la costa del golfo de México desde la península de Florida hasta Nombre de Dios.] Manuscipt map. Probable 1519. External

Ortelius, Abraham. Pervviae Avriferæ Regionis Typvs. Didaco Mendezio auctore. La Florida. Auctore Hieron. Chiaves. Gvastecan Reg. Antwerp: Abraham Ortelius, 1609-1612.

Flat File
Gray, Frank A. Gray’s New Map of Louisiana. Piladelphia: O. A. Gray & Son, 1893. Flat File
Kitchin, Thomas. Map of the Province of West Florida. By Thos. Kitchin Senr. London: The London Magazine, 1781. S01F05
Delisle, Guillaume. Partie Septentrionale de la Souabe. Paris: Guillaume Delisle, 1704. Flat File
Delisle, Guillaume. Partie Meridionale de la Souabe. Paris: Guillaume Delisle, 1704. Flat File

Rand McNally 14 x 21 inch Map of United States.

(verso) Servicemen's Map of the United States and Insignia of the Armed Forces Published by Fred Harvey.
Lusignan, Sidney B. Holographic Will, Gretna, Louisiana, 1 January 1955. S02F07
Mitchell Jr, S. Augustus. Plan of New Orleans. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell Jr., 1865. S02F08

Balloon View of the Vicinity of New Orleans, Looking toward the Gulf of Mexico. 1862.

New Orleans, La. and its Vicinity. 1853. S02F09

Waud, Alfred. French Market, New Orleans: Every Saturday, 1871. The Historic New Orleans Collection, The L. Kemper and Leila Moore Williams Founders Collection, 1965.16.


Rand, McNally & Co’s. Indexed Atlas of the World. Map of New Orleans. 1892.


Morse, Sidney E. and Breese, Samuel. Louisiana. New York: Sidney E.Morse and Samuel Breese, 1842.


Andry, Wendt. A Tourist Map of Louisiana. NP. circa 1930.

Lucas Jr., F.  Louisiana. Baltimore: F. Lucas Jr., 1823. S03F11
Benning, B. Plan of New Orleans The Capital of Louisiana. London: The London Magazine, 1761. S01F04
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. Carte de la Louisiane et Pays Voisins pour servir a l’Histoire Generale des Voyages. Par M. B. Ing. De la Marine. Paris: Chez Didot, 1758. S01F02

Cram, George F. The Louisiana State Board of Agriculture and Immigration’s Map of Louisiana. A Phytogeographic map showing the principal vegetation areas, all principal commercial points, town populations and railway distances. Issued by Hon. E. O. Bruner, Commissioner. Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Chicago: George F. Cram, 1913.


Greenleaf, Jeremiah. Louisiana. 1842.  S04F16
Hardee, T. S. Map of Louisiana showing Topographical Features prepared for the Medical and Surgical Memoirs of Joseph Jones, MD. 1879. S04F18
De Fer, Nicolas. Les Costes Aux Environs De La Riviere De Misisipi Decouvertes par Mr. De la Salle en 1683, et reconnues par Mr. Le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699. par N. de Fer, Geographe de Monseigneur le Dauphin 1705. Paris: 1705. S03F15
Kitchin, Thomas. A New Map of the River Mississippi from the Sea to Bayagoulas. London: The London Magazine, 1761. S03F15
Tanner, H. S. A new map of Louisiana with its canals, roads & distances from place to place, along the stage and steam boat routes by H. S. Tanner. Philadelphia: H. S. Tanner. 1839. S04F17
Gray, Ormando Willis. Louisiana. Philadelphia: O.W. Gray & Son. 1878. S04F19
Tirion, Isaac. Grondvlakte van Nieuw Orleans, de Hoofdstad van Louisiana [on sheet with] De Uitloop van de Rivier Missisippi [and] De Oostelyke ingang van de Missisippi, met een Plan van het Fort, 't welk het Kanaal beheerscht Amsterdam, Leiden, Dordrecht & Harlingen: De Compagnie van Boekverkopers, 1760. S04F20
Gillican, Lucile and Andrews, Louis. Le Vieux Carre de la Nouvelle Orleans Over a Span of Many Years, A Map Done in the Year 1928. New Orleans: Lucile Gillican, 1929. S04F20
Barnes, Myra Zimmerman. Le Vieux Carre de la Nouvelle Orleans. New Orleans: Myra Zimmerman Barnes, 1942. S04F19
Carey, H. C. and Lea, I. Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Louisiana. Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1822. S04F18
Hardesty, Hiram H. Map of Louisiana. Rand, McNally & Co., 1884.   S04F17
Burr, David H. Louisiana. New York: Thomas Illman, 1834. S04F16
The Century Co. Louisiana. Buffalo, N.Y.: The Matthews-Northrup Co., 1897, 1902. S03F15
Colton, J. H.  Louisiana. New York: J. H. Colton & Co., 1855. S03F14
Finley, Anthony. Louisiana. Philadelphia: A. Finley, 1824.    S03F12
Mitchell, S. Agustus A New Map of Louisiana With its Canals, Roads & Distances from place to place, along the Stage & Steamboat Routes. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1848.   S03F12
Grosvenor, Gilbert, Editor. Louisiana Compiled and Drawn in the Cartographic Section of the National Geographic Society for the National Geographic Magazine. Washington, D.C.: The National Geographic Society, 1930. S03F11
Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. A New Map of Louisiana With its Canals, Roads and Distances from place to place, along the Stage & Steamboat Routes. Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1853. S02F10
Rand, McNally & Co. Rand, McNally & Co.’s New 11 x 14 Map of Louisiana. Rand, McNally & Co., 1895.   S02F09
Meyer, Joseph. Neueste Karte von Louisiana mit seinen Canaelen, Strassen, Eisenbahnen, Entfernungen der Hauptpunkte und Routen fur Dampfschiffe. Nach den bessten Quellen verbessert, 1845. Hildburghausen: Bibliographischen Instituts, 1845.  S02F08
Carey, Matthew. Louisiana. Philadelphia: M. Carey. 1814. S02F07
T. G. Bradford. Louisiana. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, and Company and New York: Wiley And Putnam, 1838. S02F06
T. G. Bradford. Washington., Louisville and  Jeffersonville., New Orleans. and Cincinnati. [four map panels on one sheet] Boston: Weeks, Jordan, and Company and New York: Wiley And Putnam, 1838. S01F05
Kitchin, Thomas. A New Map of the River Mississippi from the Sea to Bayagoulas. London: The London Magazine, 1761. S01F04
Colton, J. H.  The City of Louisville Kentucky and The City of New Orleans. [two map panels omn one sheet] New York: J. H. Colton & Co., 1855. S01F03
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas. Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans. Paris: Chez Didot, 1758. S01F02
Leslie, Frank. Panoramic View of New Orleans, with the National Fleet at anchor in the River, in front, under the command of Flag Officer Farragut, April 25. New York: Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, 1862. S01F01

updated 21 May 2019

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