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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North and South America cartographic history materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia and Africa are also represented. The collection categories include old and antique atlas, globe, school geography, maritime chart, state, county, city, pocket, wall, children and manuscript maps. Genealogy and family history can be studied on the maps.
Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
Provided by the Getty Research Institute. Numerous gazetteers and geographical reference books were used to compile the thesaurus.
Library of Congress "American Memory" Map Collections: 1500-2002
The Library of Congress Map Collection is organized according to seven major categories: Cities and Towns, Conservation and Environment, Cultural Landscapes, Discovery and Exploration, General Maps, Military Battles and Campaigns, and Transportation and Communication. Search using keywords or browse by geographic location, subject, creator, or title to find both historical and panoramic maps on Americana.
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