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View Resource Map History: History of Cartography

Compiled by Tony Campbell, Map Librarian at the British Library, this site is a gateway to the History of Cartography. Users will find information on a variety of map-related resources, including conferences, fellowships, current research guides, journals, lecture series, map collections, and map interest societies. Additional features include a list of related links and a brief introduction to...

http://www.maphistory.info/
View Resource Charting the Nation: Maps of Scotland and Associated Archives 1550-1740

Charting the Nation (CN) includes single maps, maps in atlases, and other bound books, as well as manuscript and printed texts relating to the geography and mapping of Scotland from 1550 to 1740 and beyond. Currently, there are 2,208 images, and more will be added later this year. CN employs the Luna Insight Image Browser, which provides a handy workspace for zooming in, rotating maps, and...

http://www.chartingthenation.lib.ed.ac.uk/index.html
View Resource Maps: NLS

The National Library of Scotland has three collections of maps online: Maps of Scotland, 1560-1928; Pont's Map's of Scotland, ca. 1583 - 1596; and Military Maps of Scotland. Maps of Scotland contains 800 early maps -- including maps of the whole country, county maps, town plans, and sea charts -- while the Pont's Map's of Scotland contains 77 manuscript maps made by Timothy Pont. On the search...

https://www.nls.uk/collections/maps/index
View Resource Historic Cities

Jointly sponsored by the Historic Cities Center within the Department of Geography at Hebrew University and the Jewish National and University Library, the Historic Cities Web site is intended to contain maps, literature, documents, books, and other relevant material concerning the past, present, and future of historic cities While some of these documents and ephemera are still forthcoming to the...

http://historic-cities.huji.ac.il/historic_cities.html
View Resource Maps of the Pimeria: Early Cartography of the Southwest

The Pimeria was a region (never defined with any exacting detail) of Spanish colonial Mexico that encompassed what is now southern Arizona and northern Sonora. Derived from the Pima Indians who live in the region, the name first appeared on a map prepared in 1696. This online collection consists of over thirty separate maps, ranging in date from 1556 to 1854. Each map features detailed cataloging...

https://oia.arizona.edu/archived