David Cook Washington Post map collection
Collection of 41 photocopied maps drawn by David Cook for the Washington Post from 1990 through 1995. Maps cover national and international events. Some maps are proofs and contain suggested edits.
William A. Bostick World War II charts and maps collection
William A. Bostick World War II charts and maps collection consists of facsimiles of cartographic illustrations prepared for the 1945 book The Ampibious Sketch: Its Function in Amphibious Training and Operations. The items illustrate Utah and Omaha beaches, where American forces landed during the Normandy invasion in 1944. On verso are sunlight and moonlight tables, beach gradient graphs, and current and tidal data. Transperancy...
Bostick, William A.
Wallace E. Dreyer World War II map collection
The Wallace Earl Dryer World War II map collection consists of Army Map Service maps of Italy and Northwest Europe, a Dutch map of the Western Front, and a German map of Holland. Dryer served in the American army and was a painter and photographer after the war.
Robert Clift World War II map and papers collection
Robert Clift served as a navigator in the 492nd Bomb Group during World War II. The second lieutentant flew on missions from February 22 to April 26 in Europe. He took part in hazardous, low-level insertion missions of Allied agents behind enemy lines. His unit received a citation from the War Department in 1947. The collection consists of a map that illustrates sixteen missions...
Thomas R. Yanosky collection, 1928-1996
The Thomas R. Yanosky Collection relates largely to his cartographic and artistic careers and accomplishments. Included are items documenting is contributions to shaded-relief mapping, as well as his study of color and design in cartography; materials pertaining to his experience as an instructor at the Army Map Training Center; and samples of his own artwork. A second section of the collection contains materials relating...
Hal Shelton manuscript map collection
The Hal Shelton collection represents a unique development in cartography. Shelton's use of natural colors added a new level of realism in the depication of landforms while retaining orthographically accurate position and scale for each feature. Shelton was actively making maps for Jeppesen Co. and later the Times Mirror Company from the 1950s to the 1970s. NASA employed these detailed and realistic maps to...
Paul Swazuk World War II map and papers collection
Paul Swazuk served as a corporal in the 82nd Airborne Division during World War II. He participated in the D-Day parachute operations in Normandy, France, glider landings in Holland during Operation Market Garden, and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. His unit liberated a concentration camp, and after the war, he served in the Amercian sector of occupied Berlin. The collection consists of...
Herold J. Wiens collection, 1939-1971
Consists of pen and ink drawings, pencil sketches, facsimiles, and photographs of aerial views showing all or part of China during the period of World War II. The collection also consists of technical drawing equipment, notes, charts, atlases, some books, personal folders, letters, correspondence, and other miscellaneous items.
Wallace Atwood Jr. map collection
Wallace served in the Army as director of the topographic model section of the Army Map Service during World War II. The collection consists of photographs of terrain models showing locations within the European, African, and Asian theaters of operation.
Atwood, Wallace Walter, Jr.
Wallace R. Brode map collection
Collection of 6 maps from the Wallace R. Brode Papers. The materials include maps of the 1936 Russian solar eclipse, a World War II bombing map of the Leuna works in Germany, tourist maps of Yugoslavia and Russia, and a U.S. State Department map showing areas restricted to travel by Soviet citizens.
Jack Eshe World War II aeronautical charts collection
Jack Eshe was an American B-17 bomber pilot in World War II. He donated a collection of 13 G.S.G.S aeronautical charts of Great Britain, France, and Germany. The charts were published during the war. Also included in the collection is a "Time Distance Computer, Type 4... Property of the U.S. Army." It was used to compute true altitude and true air speed.
Joseph E. Schwartzberg collection of materials related to a Historical atlas of South Asia
The Joseph E. Scwartzberg Collection of Materials Related to A Historical Atlas of Souith Asia contains the production files used in the compilation, production, and printing of the atlas. Included are correspondence, drafts of atlas texts and plates, illustrations, administrative files, and an atlas production file of photographs, proofs, and materials used in printing and correcting the atlas plates