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Words of Consolation to Mr. Robert Stetson & Mrs. Mary Stetson, his wife on the death of their son Isaac Stetson, who perished in the mighty waters November 7th, 1718. Aged 22. [1718].

Words of Consolation to Mr. Robert Stetson & Mrs. Mary Stetson, his wi...

Positive Photostat.; Not in Evans.; Verse. 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... more

A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing their several communications with the navigable waters of the new province on the river Ohio.

A map of Potomack and James rivers in North America shewing their seve...

Scale ca. 1:950,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

A map of the great river St. John & waters (the first ever published) from the Bay of Fundy, up to St. Anns or Frederick's Town; being little known by white people, until 1783; settled by the American Loyalists, then part of Nova Scotia, now called New Brunswick from an actual survey, made in the years 1784, 85, 86 and 87,

A map of the great river St. John & waters (the first ever published) ...

Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to the in. Relief shown pictorially. Inset: A plan of the city of St. John. LC copy annotated in brown ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Va... more

Plan of 59 different tracts of land (of 1000 acres each) containing in the whole 59,000 acres : situate on different waters of south Edisto River, except seven tracts (or 7000 acres) are lying on the waters of north Edisto River in the District of Orangeburgh, State of South Carolina

Plan of 59 different tracts of land (of 1000 acres each) containing in...

Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 2007-36

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Hand colored. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "Plan of the city of Washington and Territory of Columbia" and a dedication. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ra... more

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all the principal waters, public roads, and divisions of the counties therein; describing the situation of the cities, towns, villages, houses of worship and other public buildings, furnaces, forges, mills, and other remarkable places; and of the Federal Territory; as also a sketch of the State of Delaware shewing the probable connexion of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.

Map of the State of Maryland laid down from an actual survey of all th...

Scale ca. 1:300,000. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Scattered holes and general deterioration. Includes "Plan of the city... more

A plan of those parts of Boston, and the towns in its vicinity, with the waters and flats adjacent, which are immediately or remotely connected with the contemplated design of erecting  perpetual tide-mills.

A plan of those parts of Boston, and the towns in its vicinity, with t...

Includes index to dams, canals, and associated features. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, torn, mounted on cloth backing.

The Illinois and Michigan Canal, connecting Illinois and the West with the head waters of the Mississippi / Copcutt(?).

The Illinois and Michigan Canal, connecting Illinois and the West with...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 7, no. 178 (1859 April 30), p. 339.

Magnus's county map of the United States, showing the forts, railroads, canals, and navigable waters. Published to trace the progress of operations by the government, as they occur, during the War of the Rebellion.

Magnus's county map of the United States, showing the forts, railroads...

Scale 1:2,111,789. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 30.2 Printed at the bottom of the map: Extra session of Congress map. Price 25 cents. General map of the eastern United States showing finished railroads, railroa... more

Castle Peak. Head waters of the Yuba River - 10,000 feet above the sea - Central Pacific Railroad

Castle Peak. Head waters of the Yuba River - 10,000 feet above the sea...

The Library holds only one photo from a pair published as a stereographic view. Gems of California scenery, no. 1269. LOT subdivision subject: Donner Pass Route. This record contains unverified old data from ca... more

Ribbon map of the [Fa]ther of Waters.

Ribbon map of the [Fa]ther of Waters.

Shows distances, landings, and names of some landowners. On label, pasted on: Dw'd P. Fe [remainder missing]. "This patent is for the 'IDEA' ... July 1866, Myron Coloney, Sidney B. Fairchild, inventors & pateni... more

The meeting of the waters and vale of Avoca

The meeting of the waters and vale of Avoca

"Copyright Deposit, Southern District of N.Y.: 1867." This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Rau, J.

The meeting of the waters: in the Vale of Avoca, County Wicklow, Ireland

The meeting of the waters: in the Vale of Avoca, County Wicklow, Irela...

After a sketch by Fairland. Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 4460

Like the sound of many waters!

Like the sound of many waters!

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The triumph of faith: when thou passeth through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee; Isaiah, XLIII.2

The triumph of faith: when thou passeth through the waters, I will be ...

Currier & Ives : a catalogue raisonné / compiled by Gale Research. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, c1983, no. 6638

[Walt Whitman, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile] / G.W. Waters.

[Walt Whitman, head-and-shoulders portrait, right profile] / G.W. Wate...

Title devised by Library staff. Saunders, 52 Forms part of: Feinberg-Whitman Collection (Library of Congress).

Map of the vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport, and Falling Waters, Maryland

Map of the vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport, and Fallin...

Scale ca. 1:21,500. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245 "United States forces are shown in blue [and] Confederate forces are shown in red." Indicates houses, names of residents, stone fences, roads, vegetation, dr... more

Cast thy bread upon the waters

Cast thy bread upon the waters

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Persuasive nymphs trying to lure the coy faun into the presidential waters / F. Graetz.

Persuasive nymphs trying to lure the coy faun into the presidential wa...

Print shows Thomas A. Hendricks, Abram S. Hewitt, Charles A. Dana, and Henry Watterson as nymphs in women's clothing attempting to coax Samuel J. Tilden as a faun into water labeled "Presidential Waters"; alrea... more

[Meeting of the waters, Vale of Avoca. County Wicklow, Ireland]

[Meeting of the waters, Vale of Avoca. County Wicklow, Ireland]

Title from the Detroit Publishing Co., catalogue J foreign section. Detroit, Mich. : Detroit Photographic Company, 1905.. Print no. "12034". More information about the Photochrom Print Collection is available a... more

[You can't go and drink these waters hit or miss]

[You can't go and drink these waters hit or miss]

Title from Harper's. (DLC/PP-1932:0033). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Also published in: Harper's magazine, 98:798 (April 1899). Published in: Their Silver Wedding Jour... more

Coptic pilgrims from Egypt, bathing in the Holy Waters of the Jordan, Palestine

Coptic pilgrims from Egypt, bathing in the Holy Waters of the Jordan, ...

D8976 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from recto of item. Copyright by Underwood & Underwood.

President Roosevelt and some of his hosts - an excursion on the border waters - Detroit, Mich.

President Roosevelt and some of his hosts - an excursion on the border...

Stereograph showing Roosevelt standing on the deck of the steamer Tashmoo with a group of men. H23888 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. On recto: Copyright 1902 by Underwood & Underwood.

Safe in dangerous waters / Ehrhart.

Safe in dangerous waters / Ehrhart.

Illustration shows a "real American girl" sailing a small boat around rocks that look like crowns of royalty in the "Sea of Matrimony" where boats labeled "American Fortunes" have shipwrecked. Title from item. ... more

Ocean City, N.J. : showing its unrivalled location, beautiful sea-shore, protected sailing waters, and famous fishing grounds, also railroads and ferry connections, artesian water, sanitary sewage [sic], electric lights, gas, electric cars.

Ocean City, N.J. : showing its unrivalled location, beautiful sea-shor...

Class G. XXc. no. 4920 U.S. Copyright Office Bird's-eye view to horizon. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy halved and... more

Millions paused to listen to the "Laughing Waters" of the World's Fair as they poured into the Grand Basin, St. Louis, Mo., 1904

Millions paused to listen to the "Laughing Waters" of the World's Fair...

H62035 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 628. Title from item.

Nature's cup of beauty filled to overflowing with the crystal waters of the Yosemite Valley, Cal.

Nature's cup of beauty filled to overflowing with the crystal waters o...

Tree in lake with it's reflection; mountains in backgrd. Stereo copyrighted by R.R. Whiting (The Whiting View Co.). No. 1192. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Through the falling waters of the East Cascade, towards Palace of Electricity, World's Fair, St. Louis, U. S. A.
Boats in Lake Biwa Canal which carries the waters of the lake through tunnels to Kyoto, Japan

Boats in Lake Biwa Canal which carries the waters of the lake through ...

Stereo copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Canals... Japan; Japan B- C-; Photog. Index; Shelf.

Where heavenly music and murmuring waters lull the weary to rest, Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Mo., U. S. A.

Where heavenly music and murmuring waters lull the weary to rest, Loui...

H54620 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 15107. Title from item.

Laughing waters of the cascades and fountains with Ferris Wheel at the west, World's Fair, St. Louis, U. S. A.

Laughing waters of the cascades and fountains with Ferris Wheel at the...

H53814 U.S. Copyright Office. No. 4. Title from item.

The waters of reciprocity / K.

The waters of reciprocity / K.

Illustration shows Leslie M. Shaw riding on a hobby horse labeled "Shaw's Orations", calling out to fleeing citizens in a valley to stand their ground in the face of a weakening "Stand-Pat Dam" in the backgroun... more

A jolly crowd enjoying the refreshing waters of Apollinalis Spring, Yellowstone National Park

A jolly crowd enjoying the refreshing waters of Apollinalis Spring, Ye...

H67596 U.S. Copyright Office. "Copyrighted 1905 by T.W. Ingersoll".

Mad waters of the lower falls, South Cheyenne Canyon, Colorado, U.S.A.

Mad waters of the lower falls, South Cheyenne Canyon, Colorado, U.S.A.

Stereograph showing water from waterfall crashing down against the canyon wall. H80086 U.S. Copyright Office. Copyright 1906 by H. C. White Co. On mount: The "Perfect" Stereograph. (Trade Mark.), patented April... more

The rising waters / Hassmann.

The rising waters / Hassmann.

Illustration shows a man, woman, and infant wearing ragged clothing labeled "The American Middle Class", sitting on a rock labeled "Opportunity" above the rising waters of "Centralized Wealth" in which sharks a... more

Calais pier and surging waters of the channel, France

Calais pier and surging waters of the channel, France

H93327 U.S. Copyright Office. No. (1)-9562.

He leadeth me beside still waters

He leadeth me beside still waters

Two shepherds with flock of sheep along stream in canyon, Palestine. Scene to illustrate the Twenty-Third Psalm. No. B278. Forms part of: the G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection.

Jane Addams, portrait bust, copyright by E.D. Waters E.D. Waters

Jane Addams, portrait bust, copyright by E.D. Waters E.D. Waters

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. General information about the George Grantha... more

"And the waters were divided" / Kep.

"And the waters were divided" / Kep.

Illustration shows Woodrow Wilson, as Moses, standing on a rock with left arm raised, at the parting of the seas labeled "Republican Split" through which a horde of Democrats labeled "Marshall, M'Combs, Bryan, ... more

Joining of waters, Cape Cod Canal

Joining of waters, Cape Cod Canal

Photo shows August Belmont, president of the Cape Cod Canal Construction Company, and other dignitaries at Foley's Dock, Massachusetts. (Source: New York Times, April 22, 1914)

[Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California, showing a view up Powell Street with the Fairmont Hotel on the left and Alcatraz Island in the distance] / R.J. Waters & Co.

[Bird's-eye view of San Francisco, California, showing a view up Powel...

J243057 U.S. Copyright Office. Blind stamp: R.J. Waters & Co. 717 Market St. San Francisco.

Ladies of the sultan's harem making a week end pilgrimage to the "Sewwt [i.e., Sweet] Waters of Europe," a favorite summer retreat near Constantinople

Ladies of the sultan's harem making a week end pilgrimage to the "Seww...

Photograph shows women wearing face veils sitting in an elaborately decorated ox-drawn cart. Filed in: Turkey Recreation. Title from item. No. RC-3372. On mount: Turkey. Forms part of: American National Red Cro... more

The island of Capri off the Bay of Naples Steaming into the harbor of Naples allows one a view that is hardly surpassed in the world. Behind the ships at anchor in the blue waters of the bay a fringe of white villas lies at the bottom of towering Vesuivius [i.e., Vesuvius] brown, threatening and constantly emitting smoke as a warning to the grape growers who cling to its sides.

The island of Capri off the Bay of Naples Steaming into the harbor of ...

Title from item. On page: no. 1511 (top image) and no. 1512 (bottom image). In album: European pictures (1923 trip), p. [135]. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. Copyright by Carpenter's World Travel... more

Allied battleships in the harbor of Constantinople. With the success of the Turkish Army under Kemal Pasha these messengers of great powers  are withdrawing to their home waters and again the Turkish crescent floats supreme over the city

Allied battleships in the harbor of Constantinople. With the success o...

Title from item. Written on page: Turkey. Negative series code written on page: C262. On page: no. 1333. In album: European pictures (1923 trip), p. [37]. Copyright by Carpenter's World Travels. Forms part of:... more

Towns line the European side of the Bosphorus The story is that on this hill Joshua sat and laved [i.e. layed] his feet in the waters of the Bosphorus. A huge tomb is still to be found in which is supposed to be buried the big toe of this giant.  The tomb is [text missing] feet long.

Towns line the European side of the Bosphorus The story is that on thi...

Photographs show Joshua's Hill (Hazreti Yuşa Tepesi) and Yoros Castle, Anadolu Kavaǧı; and the shores of the Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey. Title from item. Negative series code written on page: C262. On page: ... more

Sailing over the blue waters of the Bosphorus one sees great white palaces on the shores where Sultans lived in the heyday of harems and slaves Among other ships riding quietly at anchor in the Bosphorus was a Russian "red" or Bolshevick steamer. However it was black in color.

Sailing over the blue waters of the Bosphorus one sees great white pal...

Photographs show hamals (porters) standing in street, Istanbul, Turkey. Title from item. Negative series code written on page: C262. On page: no. 1343 (top image) and no. 1345 (bottom image). In album: Europea... more

Turkish girls no longer run from cameras and picture takers no longer fear irate Turk husbands As in New York ferryboats play over the waters of Constantinople and peanut shells, fruit skins and crying babies decorate the decks.

Turkish girls no longer run from cameras and picture takers no longer ...

Photographs show pedestrians including women and a porter on the Galata Bridge and a ferryboat, Istanbul, Turkey. Title from item. Negative series code stamped on page: LC-C26. On page: no. 1398 (top image) an... more

P.E. Allen of the White House police force and Harry Waters [White House Master of Hounds] with some of the White House dogs

P.E. Allen of the White House police force and Harry Waters [White Hou...

In album: Washington, D.C., June 1, 1929 to Sept. 27 1929, v. 3, Herbert E. French, National Photo Company, p. 34. Forms part of: National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress).

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