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New York State Historical Maps

By David Yehling Allen

Photographs have been gathered from a number of institutions. Many of the images in this collection are copyrighted. Permission to publish must be obtained from the library that holds the original map.

This page is still under development. Additional images may be added from time to time.

For more information about this project contact the compiler at dyallen@notes.cc.sunysb.edu


List of maps in chronological order. Click on date to view map.

1556 Giacomo di Gastaldi, [New France]. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

1632 Samuel de Champlain, Carte de la nouvelle France.

1635 Willem Janszoon Blaeu, Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova. Courtesy of the John Brown Carter Library at Brown University.

1639 [Joan Vinckeboons?], Manhatus gelegen op de Noot Rivier. Detail of a facsimile from the Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

1656 Nicholaes Visscher, Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

1657 Francesco Bressani, Nova Francia accurata delineato (western sheet). National Library of Canada.

1674 Robert Ryder, Long Island Sirvaide by Robartte Ryder. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

1675 John Seller, A Mapp of New England. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

1690 Robert Morden, A Map of ye English Empire in the Continent of America. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

1698 Hendrick Doncker, Pas-Kaart van Nieu Nederland. Library Company of Philadelphia.

1700 Wolfgang W. R÷mer, A Mappe of Colonel Romers Voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations. Courtesy of the New York Public Library.

1748 Gaspard-Joseph Chaussegros de LÚry, Carte du Lac Champlain depuis le fort Chambly jusqu'au for St. Frederick. Courtesy National Archives of Canada

1755 Jacques Nicolas Bellin, Partie occidental de la Nouvelle France ou Canada. Courtesy National Archives of Canada.

1755 Thomas Jefferys, A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

1757 Jacques Nicolas Bellin, Suite du cours du fleuve de St. Laurent depuis Quebec jusqu'au Lac Ontario. Private collection.

1775 John Montresor, A Map of the Province of New York.   Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

1776 Claude Joseph Sauthier, A Map of the Province of New York. Library Company of Philadelphia.

1777 Anonymous, The Country Twenty-Five Miles Round New York, Drawn by a Gentleman from That City. Library Company of Philadelphia.

1780 Bernard Romans, Connecticut and Parts Adjacent. Courtesy of the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.

1797 Anonymous, Carte des Terrains au nord de la Riviere Mohac. Courtesy of the State University College at Fredonia, Holland Land Company Project.

1802 Simeon De Witt, A Map of the State of New York. Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

1825? Anonymous, Map of the Western Part of the State of New York Including the Holland Purchase Exhibiting its Divisions into Counties and Towns. Courtesy of the State University of New York College at Fredonia, Holland Land Company Project.

1895 Rand McNally and Company [Map of New York State], from the Rand McNally Atlas of the World. [2.08 mb]. Link to the Applied Physics Laboratory, John Hopkins University.

Want to see more maps of New York?  Take a look at the New York State Map Pathfinder. This is a collection of several hundred links to digital images of maps.

Revised 5/29/03

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