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Map Resources


Below you will find a link to some of our favorite sites and sites we find very useful for our own research and enjoyment. Feel free to suggest a link.


Digital Images of American Maps:

Rumsey Map Collection

Over 10,000 images from the Atlas & Map Collection of David Rumsey, one of the largest private collections of American maps and atlases formed in the 20th Century.


National & Regional Collections:

Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

The United States Library of Congress holds one of the largest map collections in the World. An excellent resource for American map collectors.


Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division

The United States Library of Congress holds one of the largest map collections in the World. An excellent resource for American map collectors.


La Jolla Antique Map Museum

If you are in the San Diego area, we highly recommend visiting the Map & Atlas Museum of La Jolla.


Osher Map Library, University of Southern Maine

Harold Osher's contribution to the University of Southern Maine is a remarkable achievement. Lots of maps and scholarship available on this site.


British Library, Map Collection

The British Library holds one of the finest collections of maps in the world and is actively digitizing its holdings.


Newberry Library

The Newberry Library of Chicago holds one of the largest library collections of maps and atlases in the United States.


New York Public Library, Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

The New York Public Library map collection is one of the finest collections of maps and atlases in the world.


National Library of Australia

One of our favorite sites for rare and exotic maps of the World, Australia and Southeast Asia.


National Library of Australia

One of our favorite sites for rare and exotic maps of the World, Australia and Southeast Asia.


University Collections:

Harvard Map Collection

Harvard's map collection is one of the finest institutional collections in the world.


Yale Map Collection

Yale's map collection spans several of its major libraries and is one of the largest collections of American maps in the World.


University of Georgia, Hargett Library Rare Map Collection

Excellent source for maps of Colonial America and the Southeast


University of Minnesota, James Ford Bell Library

Excellent collection, with lots of digital images and special feature exhibits.


University of Texas, Perry-Castaqeda LibraryMap

Excellent map collection, with emphasis on Texas and the American Southwest.


Map Society Links:

International Map Collectors Society


Australian Map Circle


Boston Map Society


California Map Society


Brussells International Map Collectors Circle


Chicago Map Society


New York Map Society


New Zealand Map Society


Philip Lea Phillips Society (Library of Congress)


Rocky Mountain Map Society


Scottish Maps Forum


Society For Historic Discoveries


Texas Map Society


Washington Map Society


William P. Cumming Map Society


Other Useful Sites:

Odden's Bookmarks

Lots of useful map links.