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Title Calques et fac-similes: l’anciennes cartes sur l’Amerique avant 1550 surtout / Henry Harrisse
Cartographer Harrisse, Henry (1829-1910)
Document Type Map
Description Miscellaneous collection of maps, of different parts of the world, compiled by Harrisse. Includes correspondence and other written manuscript material. Title from manuscript label detached from discarded box. For biographical sketch of Harrisse and a description of a much larger collection of related materials at the Library of Congress, see Stephensen, Richard, 'The Henry Harrisse collection of publications, papers and maps pertaining to the early exploration of America' in Terrae Incognitae 16 (1984), pp. 37-55.
Names Bordon, Benedetto (1450-1530); Cabot, Sebastian (1474c.-1557); Caverio, Nicolo di; Cosa, Juan de la (d.1510); De Courcelle, Lieut. (fl.c.1675); Desceliers, Pierre (fl.1537-1574); Duchetti, Claudio (fl.1554-1585); Fine, Oronce (1494-1555); Garcia de Toreño, Nuno (fl.1522-1525); Gutiérrez, Diego (c.1485-1554); Hauer, Johann (1586-1660); La Boulaye, de, Sr (fl.c.1695); Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519); Maggiolo, Vesconte (fl.1504-1549); Nordenskio?ld, Adolf Erik (1832-1901); Oliva, Bartolomeo (fl.1538-1588); Ptolemy; Ribero, Diego (d.1533); Ruysch, Johannes (d.1533); Santa Cruz, Alonso de (1505-1567); Scho?ner, Johann (1477-1547); Valvassori, Giovanni Andrea (fl.1510-1572); Velho, Bartolomeo (fl.1561-1568); Vignaud, Henry (1830-1922)
Keywords exploration, expedition, colonialism, geographical survey
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Caribbean, Mesoamerica, Southwest, Northeast
Language French
Physical Description 45 maps (1 folder and 2 oversize boxes): manuscript, photocopies; on sheets 73 x 92 cm.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT oversize Ayer MS 360
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue