Discovered 58 Entries

Japanese Historical Maps in the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

The maps to be digitized were purchased by the East Asian Library from the Mitsui clan in 1949. Founders of one of the largest conglomerates in Japan, the clan amassed a private library that incorporated portions of the libraries of other respecte...

A Century of Development in Boston: Digitizing and Georeferencing Large-Scale Urban Atlases from 1861 to 1965

The Leventhal Map Center (LMC) at the Boston Public Library (BPL) was created in 2004 as a public-private partnership between the BPL and Norman B. Leventhal to serve as the steward of the library’s historically significant cartographic collecti...

Robert H. Ruby Papers

The Ruby collection recounts many of the experiences of the Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest and the Oglala Lakota people of South Dakota. Dr. Robert H. Ruby’s research occurred between 1953 and 2010. Tribal histories include th...

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Townships, Towboats and Turnpikes: The Shaping of Ohio through Land Surveys, Canals and Roads

The materials to be digitized are made up of three collections of plat maps, field notes and other survey records pertaining to the division of land and the establishment of roads and canals in Ohio. The first collection is a federal survey of...

Linking the past and present of the United Nations operations through maps

Maps produced by the United Nations Cartographic Section are small scale profile maps, deployment maps, and thematic maps that have been used by the United Nations Principal Organs, such as the Security Council or General Assembly, through attachm...

Rails Across the Continent: Digitized Maps of American Railroad Expansion

Histories of transportation, communication and settlement of the United States are closely connected to railroad lines and railroad companies. As railroads were built and tracks traversed the continent, maps of rail routes, rail lands and rail ya...

University of Missouri St. Louis

The Snyder-Hadlock Archive Digitization and Access Project

The two collections, donated in memory of their respective researchers, contain information relating to non-renewable cultural and historical resources and are unavailable elsewhere. Unique and unpublished, these resources will be made digitally ...