McMaster University Library's Historical Maps of Canada

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McMaster University Library's Historical Maps of Canada

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An authentic plan of the River St. Laurence from Sillery, to the Fall of Montmorenci, with the operations of the Siege of Quebec: under the command of Vice-Adml. Saunders & Major Genl. Wolfe down to the 5, Sepr. 1759
Printed map. First state. "Drawn by a Captain in his Majesties Navy". Dedication signed, "Thos. Jefferys". Visual scale. Includes two insets: Part of the upper river of St. Laurence and A view of the action gained by the English Sepr. 13, 1759,…

Carte des possessions françoises et angloises dans le Canada, et partie de la Louisiane
Printed map. First state. "L. Thevenard fil. sculp." Three visual scales. Includes inset entitled: "Suplément pour les possessions françoises et angloises au sud de la Louisiane. Gravé par Chambon." Inverted in lower left margin, "Livre…

Plan of the military & naval operations, under the command of the immortal Wolfe, & Vice Admiral Saunders, before Quebec
Printed map. "To the members of the United Services of the British Empire, whose daring achievements this plan is designed to commemorate & honor & to whom it is respectfully dedicated, by their obedient servant, Alfred Hawkins." In lower, right…

Sketch of North America shewing the proposed route of Capt. Back: The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, vol. 3, 1833
In 1833 Captain George Back of the Royal Navy, and surgeon-naturalist Richard King, sought a land route across the Arctic Barren Lands in an attempt to determine the fate of the missing 1829 John Ross expedition and to pursue the survey of the Arctic…

Some observations and sketches of the River St. Lawrence, made in the year 1765
Manuscript map. Cartographer uncertain as signature is difficult to transcribe with certainty: "By Lieut: James [Holl, Hobb or Holls]". Sheet includes one map showing a section of the St. Lawrence from the Isle of Orleans east to Coudre Island, and…

The discoveries of the expedition under the command of Captain Franklin R.N. near the mouth of the Mackenzie River: and on the sea coast east & west, A.D. 1825-26
"Those to the westward of Point Separation having been made under the direction of Captn. Franklin; and those to the eastward as far as Coppermine River and round Great Bear Lake, by the detachment under the direction of Doctor Richardson, Lieut.…

America
Printed map. In upper margin, pages numbered "LVIII." and "LIX." In lower margin, "C 1815 - 30". Likely from The Edinburgh geographical and historical atlas, comprehending a sketch of the history of geography... Edinburgh: J. Hamilton, successor…

A map of Mackenzie's track, from Fort Chipewyan to the North Sea, in 1789
Printed map. "Published 15 Oct. 1801". Shows Great Slave Lake and the Mackenzie River Region. Shows location of various bands of Indians. Accompanies: Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, through the Continent of North America, to…

A new map of North America, from the latest authorities
Printed map. "By John Cary, Engraver." "Published ... Decr. 1. 1806." Probably originally published in Cary's New Universal Atlas, 1808. Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection, vol. 10, H2/1000-1806, p. 543: "This map shows the…

A map of Mackenzie's track from Fort Chipewyan to the Pacific Ocean in 1793
Printed map. "Published 15 Oct. 1801". Covers Columbia River Region. Shows location of various bands of Indians. Accompanies: Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific…

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