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North is one of the four compass points or cardinal directions. It is the opposite of south and is perpendicular to east and west. North is a noun, adjective, or adverb indicating direction or geography.

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[Representation of Boreas, the wintry North Wind of Greek mythology, as an old man with long, swirling, billowing hair.]

[Representation of Boreas, the wintry North Wind of Greek mythology, a...

Illus. in: Matero. Atalanta fvgiens...; 1618, p. 13. Ref. copy may be in SSF - MYTHOLOGY BOREAS. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Mythology Boreas; Wind.

The right hon'ble. Lord North / O Neale delint.

The right hon'ble. Lord North / O Neale delint.

Print shows Frederick North, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; in oval. Title from item. Illus. in: The London magazine, 1779 (October), p. 435. Published in: The American Revolution in drawings and pr... more

Frederick lord North / Pollard sculp.

Frederick lord North / Pollard sculp.

Print shows Frederick North, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right; in oval. Title from item. Engraved for Murray's History of the American War. Illus. in: An impartial history of the present war in America... more

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; North Briton invt.

The royal hunt, or a prospect of the year 1782 / South Briton fecit ; ...

Print shows Lord Sandwich playing a fiddle, sitting between two courtesans, to the left, Lord North yawns while sitting on a sack, behind them are Rigby, Amherst, and Germain. To the right of this party is stan... more

Frontispiece [Fox, Burke, and North, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, in oval]

Frontispiece [Fox, Burke, and North, head-and-shoulders portrait, faci...

Title from item. Illus. in: The beauties of Fox, North, and Burke, selected from their speeches, from the passing of the Quebec act, in the year 1774, down to the present time ... / Charles James Fox. London : ... more

[Frontispiece portrait of Mico Chlucco, the Long Warrior, or King of the Seminoles and title page of Travels through North & South Carolina] / W. Bartram, Delin. ; J. Trenchard, sculp.

[Frontispiece portrait of Mico Chlucco, the Long Warrior, or King of t...

Frontispiece and title page in: Travels through North & South Carolina / William Bartram. Philadelphia : James & Johnson, 1791. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Libr... more

The North Association of Hartford County. To the piously and benevolently disposed within our limits. [regarding funds for support of missionaries]. Aaron Church, moderator. Done in Association, Farmington October 4, 1797.

The North Association of Hartford County. To the piously and benevolen...

Not in Evans.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 4, Folder 9.

North view of the President's house in the city of Washington

North view of the President's house in the city of Washington

Photo from neg. by Frances Benjamin Johnston of drawing by Benjamin Latrobe, ca. 1810. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data and item. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collecti... more

Panorama, North 11th, near Market St. The painting of the celebrated Palace and garden of Versailles is again exhibited in Philadelphia ... [Philadelphia] July 1821.

Panorama, North 11th, near Market St. The painting of the celebrated P...

Palace and garden of Versailles.; Imprint 2. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 152, Folder 17.

North front of the President's house / etched by W.I Stone, Washn.

North front of the President's house / etched by W.I Stone, Washn.

Print shows an exterior view of the north front of the White House.

North east view of Westminster Abbey

North east view of Westminster Abbey

Print shows a street view of the northeast side of Westminster Abbey, with pedestrians on the promenade in the foreground.

Outrage. Fellow Citizens, An abolitionist, of the most revolting character is among you, exciting the feelings of the North against the South. A seditious lecture is to be delivered this evening, at 7 o'clock, at the Presbyterian church in Canno

Outrage. Fellow Citizens, An abolitionist, of the most revolting chara...

On verso: 2-94-220.41; 22806216. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 118, Folder 30.

The North Eastern boundary question. Boston, 11th September 1840.

The North Eastern boundary question. Boston, 11th September 1840.

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 2 duplicate copies Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 57, Folder 6. Copy scanned: 1

This log cabin was the first building erected on the North Bend . . .

This log cabin was the first building erected on the North Bend . . .

A Whig campaign print, showing William Henry Harrison greeting a wounded veteran before a log cabin by a river. The cabin flies an American flag with the words "Harrison & Tyler" and with a liberty cap on its s... more

The North Bend farmer and his visitors

The North Bend farmer and his visitors

A slanderous portrayal of Democratic tactics against Whig presidential candidate William Henry Harrison. The supposedly insidious and high-living Van Buren and his minions suffer by comparison to the Whig cand... more

List of members of the Howard Fire Company for 1841. Bull & Tuttle, Job printers No. 7 North Gay Street.

List of members of the Howard Fire Company for 1841. Bull & Tuttle, Jo...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 30, Folder 22.

The tomb of Genl. W.H. Harrison: North Bend, Ohio

The tomb of Genl. W.H. Harrison: North Bend, Ohio

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6554

State of New Hampshire. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened, that our national government, warned by the overreaching policy and deep publicity of Great Britain in relation to the North Eastern boundary,

State of New Hampshire. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representa...

On verso: Instructions on Oregon Texas. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 93, Folder 13.

Second street museum of living animals now exhibiting at 281 North 2d St., between Callowhill and Willow streets / Scott, Printer, 12 Hudson's Alley, Philadelphia.

Second street museum of living animals now exhibiting at 281 North 2d ...

Print shows an advertisement for the Second Street Museum of Living Animals depicting "Romulus, the fighting California grizzly bear" in a fight against "Napoleon 4th", a large bull, on April 8, 1853. The adver... more

Disastrous calamity on the North Pennsylvania rail road ... John McDevitt, No. 846 N. Second Street. Philadelphia [c. 1856].

Disastrous calamity on the North Pennsylvania rail road ... John McDev...

Verse.; On verso: MC# 09-82-038.319 Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 156, Folder 26.

Anti-slavery fair! The Abington anti-slavery fair will commence on Monday evening, Nov. 9th, at Union Hall, North Abington ... Abington, Nov. 6, 1857. Abington. Standard Press, Vaughan's Building, Centre Avenue.

Anti-slavery fair! The Abington anti-slavery fair will commence on Mon...

Anti-slavery fair. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 62, Folder 35.

Officers' quarters, N. A. B'y. Com'n. [i.e., North American Boundary Commission] - Esquimalt, Vancouver Island

Officers' quarters, N. A. B'y. Com'n. [i.e., North American Boundary C...

Photograph shows exterior view of the officers' quarters of the British North American Boundary Commission at Esquimalt on Vancouver Island. Title from item. In album: [British Northwest Boundary Commission and... more

Tariff of tolls, per ton of 2000 lbs per mile, to be charged on the James River and Kanawha canal, and on the North River improvement. To go into operation on the 16th day of August 1858.

Tariff of tolls, per ton of 2000 lbs per mile, to be charged on the Ja...

Title.; Transportation.; On verso: James River & Kanawha Co. Tariff 1858. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Epheme... more

Explosion of the propeller PETROL, on the North River, [opposite the foot of Jay Street, New York City, Nov 6, 1858]

Explosion of the propeller PETROL, on the North River, [opposite the f...

Illus. in: Harper's Weekly, v. 2, (1858 November 20), p. 749. Title and other information transcribed from caption card.

Franklin Trotting Park North Chelsea, near Boston. A purse of $100 two miles and repeat, to harness! on Monday, October 10, 1859 ... Admission 50 cents. S. Emerson, proprietor. Boston .Farwells & Forrest, Steam Job printers, 5 Lindell Str

Franklin Trotting Park North Chelsea, near Boston. A purse of $100 two...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 64, Folder 43.

[A. H. Dill] / D. C. Burnite, 16 North 3rd St., Harrisburg, Pa.

[A. H. Dill] / D. C. Burnite, 16 North 3rd St., Harrisburg, Pa.

Photograph showing man as head-and-shoulders portrait, facing left. Title devised by Library staff.

Tobacco house. North Ga.

Tobacco house. North Ga.

Title inscribed below image. Formerly Waud no. B-152. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.916) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[General view of Jerusalem from North East] / P. Bergheim.

[General view of Jerusalem from North East] / P. Bergheim.

In album: Jerusalem, Alexandria, Cairo, Rome, no. 87. "No. 49" written in image.

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing tents of N. A. [i.e., North American] Boundary Commission, May 1860

Fort Vancouver, Hudson's Bay Co's. post, Columbia River, enclosing ten...

Photograph shows view of buildings and tents at the Hudson's Bay Company's post at Fort Vancouver, on the Columbia River. The British North American Boundary Commission survey crews arrived at Fort Vancouver in... more

North Woods - near Dunker Church taken after the war

North Woods - near Dunker Church taken after the war

No. 4412. Title from item. Mounted with 5 other photographs with general caption: Battlefield of Antietam. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

For the North American and U. S. Gazette. Mr. Editor:- I have read with that respect that his writings ever ensure for themselvs, the able article of Cecil in this morning's paper, and while agreeing to a portion of his facts and opinions, must

For the North American and U. S. Gazette. Mr. Editor:- I have read wit...

On verso: 50937 '04. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 234, Folder 4.

Chicora the original name of Carolina. Respectfully dedicated to the patriotic ladies of the Southern Confederated States of North American

Chicora the original name of Carolina. Respectfully dedicated to the p...

Although printed in Philadelphia, the sheet music on which this illustrated cover appears is clearly Southern in sympathy. Within an ornate acanthus framework is a large palmetto tree, symbol of South Carolina.... more

North slope of Lookout Mountain, from the west

North slope of Lookout Mountain, from the west

No. B1302. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Plan for terminating the war, by Division of the United State, without concession of principle or right on the part of the North ... J. P.B. [1861?].

Plan for terminating the war, by Division of the United State, without...

Plan for terminating the war. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 234, Folder 10.

New wood & coal yard. at No. 5. North Russell Street ... Andrew Crockett. Boston, April 5th, 1862.

New wood & coal yard. at No. 5. North Russell Street ... Andrew Crocke...

Handwritten on verso: 1862. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 69, Folder 7.

Notice! The undersigned, one of the surgeons appointed "To examine militia men claiming to be disabled." has had assigned to him the towns of Malden, Melrose, South Reading, Reading North Reading, Wilmington ... He will be at the Town House, in

Notice! The undersigned, one of the surgeons appointed "To examine mil...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 69, Folder 29.

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Island. North elevation. Rendering] / R. M. Hunt, Archt.

[John N. A. Griswold house (now Newport Art Museum), Newport, Rhode Is...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil J. Griswold [?]. Stamp: This drawing to be returned. Notation on verso: HWM1.1.3. Also: P.49-BR. Gift ; American Institute of Architects / American Architect... more

The Invasion of the North - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania / from a sketch by Mr. Perkins.

The Invasion of the North - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania / from a sketch b...

View of the city from across Susquehanna River. Reference copy in LOT 4416G (1863). Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1863 July 18, p. 461.

Caucus!! 21st Middlesex representative district. Republicans and all others who stand by the national and state administration, in their endeavors to put down a wicked rebellion, will meet in North Reading, at Town Hall, Saturday evening, Octobe

Caucus!! 21st Middlesex representative district. Republicans and all o...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 70, Folder 18.

An abolition traitor. There are traitors in the North as well as in the South, and there are abolitionists in the South as well as in the North ... Will the workingmen of the Union help them any longer? [Signed] A Democratic workingman. New York

An abolition traitor. There are traitors in the North as well as in th...

Civil war- draft riots.; On verso, Copy 1: 11031.02. On recto, Copy 3: 20859i 14; Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. 3 du... more

Chesterfield Bridge, North Anna, Virginia / negative by T.H. O'Sullivan, positive by A. Gardner.

Chesterfield Bridge, North Anna, Virginia / negative by T.H. O'Sulliva...

Photograph showing a group of soldiers near a bridge over the North Anna River, Virginia. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c18... more

Free Negroes in the North

Free Negroes in the North

Satire on the degraded condition of free blacks in the northern United States. Drawn and published by Adalbert Volck. Illus. in: V. Blada's war sketches. London [i.e. Baltimore], 1864, pl. 26.

Soldiers bathing, North Anna River, Va.--ruins of railroad bridge in background
Quarles Mill, North Anna River, Va.

Quarles Mill, North Anna River, Va.

No. 4199. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. II, pl. 67. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Jericho Mills, North Anna, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Jericho Mills, North Anna, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing a pontoon bridge connecting one side of the North Anna River in Virginia with the Union Army camp after their defeat of the Confederates. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the... more

Jericho Mill, North Anna River, Va.

Jericho Mill, North Anna River, Va.

No. 4197. Title from item. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solomons, [c1866], v. II, pl. 65. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

Quarles' Mill, North Anna, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Quarles' Mill, North Anna, Virginia / Alex. Gardner, photographer.

Photograph showing Quarles Mill on the North Anna River where soldiers in nearby camps caught fish. Illus. in: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war / Alexander Gardner. Washington, D.C. : Philp & Solo... more

Grants' Great Campaign-the New York 14th Heavy Artilery crossing Chesterfield Bridge, on the North Anna, under a heavy artillery fire.

Grants' Great Campaign-the New York 14th Heavy Artilery crossing Chest...

Title printed below image. This is the illustration that Harper's published on June 25, 1864, p. 404. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.305) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

View on North Anna River, Va.

View on North Anna River, Va.

Union soldiers bathing. Photoprint by T.H. O'Sullivan. This record contains unverified data from caption card. Corresponding print is in LOT 4172-C. Caption card tracings: Geogr.; Bathing; C.W.

Federal earthworks on north bank of North Anna River--Confederate earthworks on south bank--in distance

Federal earthworks on north bank of North Anna River--Confederate eart...

Civil War Photograph Collection. Original negative no. LC-B811-756.

Ruins of the North Eastern R. R. Depot, where so many lives were lost by explosion, Charleston, S.C.

Ruins of the North Eastern R. R. Depot, where so many lives were lost ...

Stereograph shows a group of men observing the ruins of a railroad station. No. 3082. Part of series: The War for the Union. Photographic History. Title from item. Copyright by E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. in 1865. ... more

North American Hotel, on the summit of Sierra Nevada

North American Hotel, on the summit of Sierra Nevada

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 636. LOT subdivision subject: Placerville Tahoe Route. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

Hydraulic Mining - Eureka Claim, at North San Juan, Nevada County

Hydraulic Mining - Eureka Claim, at North San Juan, Nevada County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1405. LOT subdivision subject: Hydraulic Mining. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Main St., North San Juan, Nev. County

Main St., North San Juan, Nev. County

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1141. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada County. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

Telegraph Hill from North Beach, San Francisco

Telegraph Hill from North Beach, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 438. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco General Views. This record contains unverified old dat... more

North San Juan--Gen. view from the East, Nev. Co.

North San Juan--Gen. view from the East, Nev. Co.

The town The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1140. LOT subdivision subject: Nevada County. This record contains unverified old data fr... more

North American Hotel - on the western summit, Placerville Route, Calif.

North American Hotel - on the western summit, Placerville Route, Calif...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 634. LOT subdivision subject: Placerville - Tahoe Route. This record contains unverified old data ... more

The North and South Dome and Cloud's Rest, Yosemite Valley,

The North and South Dome and Cloud's Rest, Yosemite Valley,

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1116. LOT subdivision subject: Yosemite Valley. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

The North Dome, 3,725 Feet High, Royal Arch, and Washington Tower, Yosemite Valley, Mariposa County

The North Dome, 3,725 Feet High, Royal Arch, and Washington Tower, Yos...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1114. LOT subdivision subject: Yosemite Valley. This record contains unverified old data from caption card.

North Beach and Meiggs' Wharf, from Russian Hill, San Francisco

North Beach and Meiggs' Wharf, from Russian Hill, San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 432. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco General Views. This record contains unverified old da... more

Francisco Street and North Beach - San Francisco

Francisco Street and North Beach - San Francisco

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 120. LOT subdivision subject: San Francisco General Views. This record contains unverified old dat... more

[The Uprising of the North]

[The Uprising of the North]

Cartoon shows "a night scene. Columbia stands on a balcony draped with the United States flag, with the American Eagle beside her, wings outspread. She brandishes her sword, and below her, mounted knights salut... more

... Captain L. M. Hamilton, Died, on the field of battle, November 28, 1868. Captain Louis McLane Hamilton, aged 24 years. [Obituary] [Signed] R. M. W. Camp on the North Canadian River, I. T., December 3, 1868.

... Captain L. M. Hamilton, Died, on the field of battle, November 28,...

At head of title: From the Army and Navy Journal January 2, 1869.; Gift Mrs. Carroll Greenough 11-6-42.; Rec. R. B. June 25, 1943.; On verso: Gift Mrs. Carroll Greenough Nov. 6, 1942. Available also through th... more

Royal Arches and North Dome, from head of valley

Royal Arches and North Dome, from head of valley

4445 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. No. 1228. Part of series: California - Views in the Yo-Semite Valley.

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