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U.S. Serial Set Maps: Portrait of a Nation

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Map showing the territory originally assigned to the Cherokee "Nation of" Indians west of the Mississippi, also the boundaries of the territory now occupied or owned by them.
By C.C. Royce; N. Peters, Photo-Lithographer, Washington, D.C.; Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, J.W. Powell, Director.

Serial Set 2497 (49-2) H. misdoc. 167, map 1
Scale: 1:1,150,000
Size: 53 x 76 cm.
1884

Shows original cession in Arkansas as well as later cessions in Kansas and Indian Territory. Colors used to differentiate cessions. Includes rivers, cities, Indian agencies, and political boundaries. Includes table of "Numeric and chronological schedule of Cherokee cessions." Plate IX.

Map of the former territorial limits of the Cherokee "Nation of" Indians exhibiting the boundaries of the various cessions of land made by them to the colonies and to the United States by treaty stipulations, from the beginning of their relations with the whites to the date of their removal west of the Mississippi River.
By C.C. Royce; N. Peters, Photo-Lithographer, Washington, D.C.; Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, J.W. Powell, Director.

Serial Set 2497 (49-2) H. misdoc. 167, map 2
Scale: 1:1,050,000
Size: 72 x 80 cm.
1884

Includes parts of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Shows rivers, canals, railroads, mountains, cities, political boundaries. Includes table of "Numeric and chronologic schedule of Cherokee cessions." Color is used to differentiate cessions. Plate VIII.

A map of the country of the Five Nations, belonging to the Province of New York; and of the lakes near which the nations of the Far Indians live, with part of Canada.
Eleventh Census of the United States.

Serial Set 3016 (52-1) H. misdoc. 340, map 16
Scale: 1:12,000,000
Size: 15 x 22 cm.
1723

Reproduction of the 1723 map of the Great Lakes Region, showing areas occupied and controlled by the Five (or six) Nations of the Iroquoian League. Also shows other Indian lands and settlements. Includes rivers, lakes, and mountians. Copied from original map in the possession of Carolina G. Mountpleasant, Queen of the Senecas-Wolf Clan.

Map showing Indian Reservations within the limits of the United States.
Compiled under the direction of the Hon. T.J. Morgan, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The Norris Peters Co., Photo-Litho., Washington, D.C.

Serial Set 3088 (52-2) H.exdoc. 1, map 1
Scale: 1:5,800,000
Size: 53 x 84 cm.
1892

Color map of the United States showing the location of Indian reservations, Indian schools (non-reservation, boarding, day, contract, and public school under contract with Indian Bureau), Indian agencies, military posts, state capitals, towns, villages, rivers, lakes, and railraods. Contains three inset maps: "Indian Territory," identifies reservations and schools in northeast Indian Territory. "Mission Ind. Res. in California," shows Indian land and schools on the reservation in southern California; "Alaska" shows rivers and coastal features.

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