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The David Rumsey Map Collection Database has over 100,000 maps and related images online. The physical map collection is housed in the David Rumsey Map Center at the Stanford University Library. The collection includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of America, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific, Arctic, Antarctic, and the World.
The Asian Maps Collection brings together a range of graphic representations of East and Southeast Asia, its features, localities and history. The Sea of Korea Map subcollection consists of original maps, dating from 1606 to 1895, in English, French, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Latin, German and Russian.
The Atlas presents in maps and text complete data about the creation and all subsequent changes (dated to the day) in the size, shape, and location of every county in the fifty United States and the District of Columbia.
Contains one of the greatest historical atlases: Charles O. Paullin and John K. Wright's Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States, first published in 1932. This digital edition reproduces all of the atlas's nearly 700 maps.
Discover almost a million images of rare books, manuscripts, and other treasures from the Bodleian Libraries and Oxford college libraries. Around 500 maps and atlases are available on Digital Bodleian.
This collection of 18,000 digital images of historic maps, views, and texts into the public domain has been digitized as part of a seven-year project to catalog, conserve and digitize the collection which was presented to the Nation in 1823 by King George IV. This is the first of two planned image releases. Learn more here.
The Gough Map is internationally-renowned as one of the earliest maps to show Britain in a geographically-recognizable form. Yet to date, questions remain of how the map was made, who made it, when and why.
The Maps of Africa to 1900 digital collection contains images of maps listed in the bibliography Maps of Africa to 1900: A Checklist of Maps in Atlases and Geographical Journals in the Collections of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Images from the Glen McLaughlin Collection of California as an Island maps, a collection of nearly 750 maps obtained by Mr. McLaughlin over nearly 40 years. Included in the collection are hemisphere and world maps, celestial charts, title pages, globe gores and a medal. The dates range from 1622 to the mid-1800's.
The California Historical Topographical Maps Colllection encompasses topographic quadrangles from the Meriam Library collection dated from 1888 to 1955. Maps in the digital collection are currently indexed by quadrangle name, county, and date.
The collection consists of maps of Los Angeles and other parts of the United States including: California Geological Survey maps, tract maps of the San Francisco Bay area, beach cities of Southern California, New Mexico oil fields, maps from the American Civil War, railroad map of California, California gold fields, the Ranchos of Los Angeles and California city street maps. The collection also contains world maps and maps of other countries.
The maps, or diseños, that comprise the Land Case Maps collection originally formed part of the private land claims ajudicated by the U.S. District Courts of California (Northern and Southern Districts) and the U.S Circuit Court (9th Circuit) from ca. 1850 to 1860.
The Henry J. Bruman Map Collection at UCLA contains historical and contemporary maps from around the world. The digital collection focuses on historical maps of California, Los Angeles County, and the city of Los Angeles with an emphasis on maps from 1860-1950. This is an ongoing project and maps will be added to this collection as they are scanned and processed.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) conducted a land use survey from December 18, 1933 to May 8, 1939 for the city of Los Angeles, Department of City Planning. It covered approximately 460 square miles within the boundary of the City of Los Angeles and resulted in this series of 345 hand-colored land use survey maps.
The History of Cartography is the most ambitious overview of map making ever undertaken. The first volume of the History of Cartography was published in 1987 and the three books that constitute Volume Two appeared over the following eleven years. The University of Chicago Press is pleased to present the first three volumes of the History of Cartography in PDF format