Webmaster: Interesting Links

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:  Click HERE and HERE and HERE for interesting map comparisons.  Fun!  Thanks to Dr. George Paschal for inspiring this post.  Be careful as the lists are habit forming, especially the last one, Pinterest, as it is an endless source of time-wasting fun. 

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/