Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade
  • account_boxLogin
A survey of the roads of the United States of America /

A survey of the roads of the United States of America /

  • save_altThumbnail200x200
  • save_altSmall473x640
  • save_altMedium756x1024
  • save_altLarge1182x1600
  • save_altOriginal2836x3840
  • photo_size_select_largeUpscale 2x5672x7680


Relief shown by hachures.
Orientation varies.
Phillips, 1326
Maps no. 34-39 are believed to never have been engraved as they are wanting in all known copies.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
On original paper cover in manuscript ink: "Collis's plan of the roads throughout the United States."
Accompanied by broadside: Proposals for publishing A survey of the roads of the United States of America / by Christopher Colles (conserved and bound in, 29 x 20 cm.).
Additionally accompanied by manuscript title page for this atlas from the Peter Force Collection (on sheet 21 x 12 cm.) and additional page with manuscript notes by Peter Force and George H. Moore, dated 1846 (on sheet 21 x 13 cm.). These 2 sheets and exhibit card in envelope, in slipcase, housed in container with Copy 2.





Colles, Christopher, 1738-1816.
Tiebout, Cornelius, 1777-1832.


Library of Congress

Copyright info

Explorecornelius tiebout

Exploremiddle atlantic states

Explorechristopher colles

Library Of Congress

The objects in this archive are from Library of Congress - the nation’s first established cultural institution and the largest library in the world, with millions of items including books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library provides Congress, the federal government and the American people with a rich, diverse and enduring source of knowledge to inform, inspire and engage them and support their intellectual and creative endeavors.

Disclaimer: A work of the Library of Congress is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive,, and not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress,

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2020