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Map Site-Seeing

Join others interested in maps and the history of cartography. Please note the first several lines are based on the work of our very own Washington Map Society members!

A Condensed Digital Travelers Guide: Web Resources for Map Collectors & Enthusiasts, click HERE.

An Annotated List of Reference Books for the Antiquarian Map Collector, click HERE.

WASHINGTON MAP SOCIETY HOME PAGE http://www.washmapsociety.org

THE PORTOLAN - Journal of the Washington Map Society:  http://www.washmapsociety.org/The-Portolan-Journal.htm

NEW:  INTERACTIVE MAP SEARCH through Swiss Zentralbibliothek Zürich.  Click HERE for description, or click HERE for direct access to interactive portal.

CARTOGRAPHY CALENDARS OF EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS (worldwide) http://www.docktor.com/

A Condensed Digital Travelers Guide: Web Resources for Map Collectors & Enthusiasts by Joel Kovarsy and link to http://www.theprimemeridian.com/collectorguide.html

An Annotated List of Reference Books for the Antiquarian Map Collector by Joel Kovarsky and link to http://www.theprimemeridian.com/bibliography.html

 Award winning paper by Joel Kovarsky, Searching for Early Maps: Use of Online Library Catalogs:  http://www.maphistory.info/SEARCHING%20FOR%20EARLY%20MAPS.pdf.  Award announcement:  http://www.acmla.org/docs/commrpts/Awards_report_12.pdf.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS GEOGRAPHY AND MAP DIVISION http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/gmpage.html

and in the Library of Congress G and M division site, a wonderful list of references:  http://www.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/refweb.html  You can spend hours wandering around the links here.

PHILIP LEE PHILLIPS SOCIETY http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/phillips.html
 

MAPHIST - E-MAIL DISCUSSION GROUP ON THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY http://www.maphist.nl/forum/

HOMEPAGE LISTING MAP SOCIETIES WORLDWIDE   http://www.maphist.nl/mapsocMAP

HISTORY / HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY http://www.maphistory.info/

IMAGO MUNDI: THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY http://www.maphistory.info/imago.html

HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY PROJECT, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN http://www.geography.wisc.edu/histcart/

INTERNATIONAL MAP COLLECTORS' SOCIETY http://www.imcos.org

BRUSSELS INTERNATIONAL MAP COLLECTORS' CIRCLE http://www.bimcc.org

SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF DISCOVERIES http://www.sochistdisc.org

BOSTON MAP SOCIETY http://www.bostonmapsociety.org

CALIFORNIA MAP SOCIETY http://www.californiamapsociety.org/

WILLIAM P. CUMMING MAP SOCIETY (NORTH CAROLINA) http://ncmaps.org/

NEW YORK MAP SOCIETY http://www.newyorkmapsociety.org/

ROCKY MOUNTAIN MAP SOCIETY http://www.rmmaps.org

TEXAS MAP SOCIETY http://libraries.uta.edu/txmapsociety/index.html

HOMEPAGE LISTING MAP SOCIETIES WORLDWIDE http://cartography.geo.uu.nl/mapsoc/index.html/

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY http://www.nationalgeographic.com

ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY http://www.rgs.org

BRITISH CARTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY http://www.cartography.org.uk

DIRECTORY OF UK MAP COLLECTIONS http://www.cartography.org.uk/default.asp?contentID=705

INTERNATIONAL CORONELLI SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF GLOBES http://www.coronelli.org

AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY - LIBRARY http://www.uwm.edu/Library/AGSL/

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY - MAP COLLECTION http://hcl.harvard.edu/maps

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - JAMES FORD BELL LIBRARY RARE MAP COLLECTION http://www.bell.lib.umn.edu/index.html

OSHER MAP LIBRARY AND SMITH CENTER FOR CARTOGRAPHIC EDUCATION http://www.usm.maine.edu/~maps

HERMON DUNLAP SMITH CENTER FOR THE HISTORY OF CARTOGRAPHY, NEWBERRY LIBRARY, CHICAGO http://www.newberry.org/smith/smithhome.html

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY - ONLINE VIDEO TOUR http://www.nypl.org/news/treasures/index.cfm?vidid=3

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY - HEADING WEST EXHIBIT http://www.nypl.org/west/

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY - THE SLAUGHTER COLLECTION http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/epo/mapexhib/

LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA - MAPPING VIRGINIA EXHIBITION http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whoweare/exhibits/mapping/index.htm

GETTY THESAURUS OF GEOGRAPHIC NAMES http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/vocabularies/tgn/

DAVID RUMSEY COLLECTION http://www.davidrumsey.com

UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY - NATIONAL ATLAS PROJECT http://www.nationalatlas.gov/

NOAA - HISTORICAL MAP AND CHART COLLECTION http://nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/csdl/ctp/abstract.htm

HISTORICAL MAPS OF PENNSYLVANIA http://www.mapsofpa.com

INFORMINE - University of California http://lib-www.ucr.edu/search/ucr_mapssearch.html

NATIONAL ATLAS OF CANADA http://atlas.gc.ca/site/index.html

ONLINE MAP CATALOGS IN NORTH AMERICA AND EUROPE http://www.sunysb.edu/libmap/libcats.htm

BRITISH LIBRARY MAP LIBRARY http://www.bl.uk/reshelp/bldept/maps/index.html

GREAT BRITAIN'S NATIONAL MAPPING AGENCY http://www.ordsvy.gov.uk

ANTIQUE MAPS OF ICELAND http://kort.bok.hi.is/

GEOWEB - THE MARCIANA LIBRARY http://geoweb.venezia.sbn.it/geoweb/GWindex.html

CAERT-THRESOOR - DUTCH CARTOGRAPHIC JOURNAL http://www.maphist.nl/ct/english.html

MICROSOFT TERRASERVER http://www.terraserver.com

MAPQUEST - MAPS, ROUTING AND GEOREFERENCING http://www.mapquest.com

MAPS.COM - PORTAL TO MAP RESOURCES http://www.maps.com

GEOGRAPHY NETWORK - INTERNATIONAL DATA PROVIDERS http://www.geographynetwork.com/

GEOLOGY AND EARTH SCIENCE HIGHLIGHTS - http://geology.com/

ANTIQUE MAPS AND PRINTS BLOG http://www.vintagemaps.com/blog/index.html

ANNOTATED LIST OF REFERENCE BOOKS FOR THE ANTIQUARIAN MAP COLLECTOR http://www.theprimemeridian.com/bibliography.htm

WEB RESOURCES FOR MAP COLLECTORS AND ENTHUSIASTS http://www.theprimemeridian.com/collectorguide.htm

THE CASE OF E. FORBES SMILEY http://www.maphistory.info/smiley.html

HOTCHKISS MAP COLLECTION: CONFEDERATE ARMY MAPS http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/collections/maps/hotchkiss/

OLD GERMAN ROAD MAPS http://www.landkartenarchiv.de/