Historical Maps of Louisiana

An Annotated Bibliography (The Fred B. Kniffen Cultural Resources Laboratory monograph series) by Joyce Nelson Rolston

Publisher: Louisiana State Univ

Written in English
Published: Pages: 122 Downloads: 661
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  • Maps,
  • Atlases,
  • Science,
  • Louisiana,
  • Bibliography,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • Historical Geography
The Physical Object
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8417777M
ISBN 100938909029
ISBN 109780938909026

Charting Louisiana, published by the Historic New Orleans Collection to celebrate the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase, is an unprecedented compilation of high-quality reproductions of important maps illustrating the development of Louisiana from the early sixteenth century to the present, along with historical essays providing a broader context for understanding the maps. The Historic New Orleans Collection has extensive holdings of significant manuscript and printed maps. Acquisition was begun by The Collection's founder, General L. Kemper Williams, in the s and '30s. Since then considerable additions have been made including a wide range of maps dating from early colonial times to the present. Property Ownership Maps or Plat Books. County atlases or plat books contain township maps that show rural landowners. They also include the locations of rural churches, cemeteries, and schools. Plats of cities are included but city lot owners are not listed. Sometimes there are pictures and a directory of county residents at the end. The Society published History of Vermilion Parish, La., a page book containing historical topics, family stories, and pictures, in The second volume of that work, a page book, was published in , in conjunction with the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase.

Historical memoir of the war in West Florida and Louisiana in with an atlas Shaw & Shoemaker , Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Kislak accession no.: gsl card not found vj The Louisiana Digital Library (LDL) is an online library containing photographs, maps, manuscript materials, books, oral histories, and other items that document the history and culture of Louisiana. Items come to the LDL from institutions across the state, including . Search Catalog Data Catalog Data & text in Documents Search By Date Range; Advanced Search.   The use of extracting data from old paper maps is growing in popularity as a method to understanding historical geography. David Ramsey popularized the method of georectifying historical maps and draping those maps over a DEM to create a 3D view. Pastmapper is a project that digitizes historical maps in order to recreate the state of cities over the course of one year intervals.

Louisiana's bicameral legislature has a senate with 39 members and a house of representatives with members, all elected for four-year terms. Louisiana is the only state to call its counties parishes, a holdover from the Spanish religious divisions. From the accounts of 18th-century travelers to the interpretations of 21st-century historians, Jumonville lists more than 6, books, chapters, articles, theses, dissertations, and government documents that describe the rich history of America's 18th state. Here are references to sources on the Louisiana Purchase, the Battle of New Orleans, Carnival, and s: 1.   Before and After Photos of the Damage From Historic Flooding in Louisiana UPDATED Aug. 17, Three days of heavy rain that began early . Louisiana information links to state history, homepage, symbols, flags, maps, constitutions, representitives, songs, birds, flowers, trees.

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Louisiana T ownship Maps. High resolution original township survey maps showing section, township & range may be viewed by going to the Louisiana State Land Office - Historical Records website and specify a township and range.

These early 's maps also show acreage and claimants if the land had been claimed from an old French or Spanish land. InUSGS began the release of a new generation of topographic maps in electronic form, and incomplemented them with the release of high-resolution scans of more thanhistorical topographic maps of the United topographic map remains an indispensable tool for everyday use in government, science, industry, land management planning, and recreation.

Most historical maps of Louisiana were published in atlases. Within the atlases are historical maps, illustrations, and histories many of which contain family names ideal for genealogical research.

The first explorers to come to Louisiana were Spanish. They came. To browse maps, select a location or click a country on the map below. North America Central America South America Europe Asia Africa Oceania.

Other Collections. Points of Interest. Special Collection. The Louisiana State Museum’s cartographic holdings, comprised of original works as well as photostat, photographic and facsimile reproductions, are dated to the present. Many of these works are housed in the special collections of Dr.

and Mrs. Ralph Lupin, Helen and Solis Seiferth, Machrina Francois, Gladys Mossmeir, and Gaspar Cusachs. The Louisiana State Museum Historical Center cartographic holdings total 1, original maps and date from present.

An additional pieces are non-original works such as photostatic and photographic reproduction maps. Louisiana’s 10 largest cities are New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Metairie, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Kenner, Bossier City, Monroe and Alexandria.

Learn more about Historical Facts of Louisiana Parishes. Interactive Map of Louisiana Parish Formation History. (Louisiana maps made with the use AniMap Plus & with the Permission of the. The David Rumsey Map Collection Database has many viewers and the Blog has numerous physical map collection is housed in the David Rumsey Map Center at the Stanford University Library.

Take a virtual tour of the map center. The historical map collection has o maps and related images online. The collection includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of. Welcome to Old Maps Online, the easy-to-use gateway to historical maps in libraries around the world.

Find a place Browse the old maps. Share on. Louisiana Historical Maps and Atlases. The state of Louisiana collection contains 30 atlases spanning years of growth and development ( through ).Within the atlases are historical maps, illustrations, and histories many of which contain family names ideal for genealogical research.

Others are rare antique maps, part of the collection by an exclusive arrangement with the Osher. The Louisiana Room collection includes o state and local maps, both current and historical. Although many of these maps are not listed in the Library Catalog, the following index identifies the holdings in the collection.

Contents: Index of Maps Extra Large Maps. Topographic Maps. Louisiana Topographic Maps (U.S. Geological Survey) Pre maps and later selected maps for major cities, scales,and coastal regionsHistorical Maps. New Orleans "La Nouvelle Orleans en " From Report on the Social Statistics of Cities, Compiled by George E.

Waring, Jr. This guide to Historical Records on file at the Louisiana State Land Office has been written and compiled by Brandi A. Newman, Public Land Analyst for the State of Louisiana in the months of January, February, and March of the year File Size: 1MB.

American Atlas Map. United States Map. General Atlas Map. Kentucky States. General Atlas Map. United States of America. Mississippi Territory. Upper Territories of the United States. Missouri Territory formerly Louisiana. Europe Atlas Map “] Sweden, Denmark, Norway & Finland. England & Wales.

Holland & Netherlands. out of 5 stars Historical Atlas of Louisiana Reviewed in the United States on Octo Having been a student of Dr. Caldwell's and owning a personally signed copy of this book, I can attest to the excellent information in this book as it gives an accurate history of Cited by: 6.

CONTACT US: N. Third Street, Ste. | Baton Rouge, LA | Local: () | Toll Free: () The history of the area that is now the US state of Louisiana began roug years ago.

The first traces of permanent settlement, ushering in the Archaic period, appear about 5, years ago. The area formed part of the Eastern Agricultural Marksville culture emerged about 2, years ago out of the earlier Tchefuncte is considered ancestral to the Natchez and.

Old maps of Winn Parish on Old Maps Online. Old maps of Winn Parish Discover the past of Winn Parish on historical maps Browse the old maps. Share on Discovering the Cartography of the Past. Winn Parish Parent places: Louisiana; Old Maps Online.

Timeline Attributes. Mercator. About the USGS Historical Topographic Map Collection and Explorer. Inthe US Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri collaborated to bring the ever-increasing collection of US historical topographic maps to everyone through the USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer.

This app brings to life more thanmaps dating from to The Historical Map and Charts team is looking for your feedback. Please let us know if you have any comments, questions, or concerns by submitting an inquiry.

We will get back to you as soon as possible. In his book The Southeast in Early Maps, William P. Cumming called La Florida "one of the half-dozen most important mother maps of southeastern North America." Several maps in the exhibit trace the history of Mississippi from early exploration through colonial.

Discover the past of the United States through vintage maps in our online collection of old historical maps that span over years of growth.

View US Maps such as historical country and state boundaries changes as well as old vintage maps for all 50 states in the US. In one easy-access resource, The Louisiana Purchase brings together the work of over experts covering historical figures, relevant legal and historical concepts, states that formed in the new territory, frontier outposts, and the Native Americans uprooted by expansion westward.

The book examines every aspect and consequence of Thomas 5/5(2). Louisiana Publication Info: Philadelphia: Stedman, Brown and Lyon, ; from Gray's Atlas of the United States, with General Maps of the World, Accompanied by.

Historical maps of Louisiana: an annotated bibliography. [Joyce Nelson Rolston; Anne G Stanton] Print book: State or province government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Historical maps of Louisiana.

Baton Rouge: Geoscience Publications, Dept. of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, © At Pine Brook Antique Maps, we believe that maps represent the past on paper.

Antique, vintage and historical maps give us a sense of where we’ve been and how we got here. We pride ourselves on offering a wide range of one-of-a-kind maps, some of which are irreplaceable and cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

The Family Tree Historical Maps Book: A State-by-State Atlas of US History, Kindle Edition • Full-color historical maps of the United States from each decade of the nineteenth century.

• Detailed, full-color historical maps of all 50 U.S. states. /5(86). book includes historical data, drawings, graphs, maps and photos of the Madison Parish area relative to the years The book is divided into five chapters that document the Early ’s, Civil War, Reconstruction, Early ’s and flood.

The book is available at several locations in Tallulah, including Madison. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Photocopy from Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. French Explorations in the West, (). Photocopy from Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States.

Delisle Map, Photocopy from Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States showing Native American settlements in French Louisiana. Plan of an Attack made by the British on the American Lines in advance of Orleans, 8 January, Most of the maps deal with the settlement and development of Missouri, North America, the United States, and the Louisiana Purchase.

There are also maps of other states, of the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, of historic sites and trails, the U.S. Geological Survey maps for Missouri, and maps published by Missouri State Agencies among others.Louisiana - Historical Maps (Louisiana Digital Library) Los Angeles, California (Library of Congress Geography and Map Division/American Memory) Los Angeles California - WPA Maps Digital Archive (USC) Madison, Wisconsin (Wisconsin Historical Society) Maine - Historic Topographic Maps (University of New Hampshire).