Charles Oscar Maas map collection, 1920-1997
The collection consists of four maps that depict New York, steamboat lines in North America, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal. Maas, the compiler, was Lieutenant Commander, USNFR, Assistant Naval Attache to the American Embassy in Paris, France.
Maas, Charles Oscar
Hauslab-Liechtenstein map collection
The Hauslab-Liechtenstein map collection contains some 10,000 manuscript and printed sheets. A large portion of these map and atlas sheets were compiled by the Austrian cartographer and general Franz Ritter von Hauslab. These were later acquired by Prince Jordan II of Liechtenstein, whose own maps complemented the Hauslab collection, hence the name Hauslab-Liechtentstein. Within the collection there are examples of various types of map...
Hauslab, Franz - Johann II, Fürst Von Und Zu Liechtenstein
C. R. Hughes Embargo Act of 1807 map tracings collection
A collection of eight manuscript map tracings by C.R. Hughes, a printer based in Berryville, Virginia. Six maps illustrate how members of Congress voted on the Embargo Act of 1807. The other maps show the 1816 Massachusetts gubernatorial election and how electors in Georgia voted in the 1816 presidential election.
Maps showing entrenchments in France during World War I at a scale of 1:10,000
The collection consists of 156 maps from World War I created by American and French forces that show trenches and related military information in France. Maps are scaled at 1:10,000. Data taken from aerial photography ("tranchées d'après photos ... ") and observation ("Schématique d'apres renseignements"). Some maps are in color and are sized at 100 x 100 cm or smaller. Relief shown by contours...
France. Armée. Service Géographique
Copeland railroad survey collection
H.H. Copeland and Son commissioned the materials that contain information about railroads in the United States from 1917 to 1958. The collection includes maps and data concerning railroad traffic density, tables on ton miles, freight density and traffic distribution, and other railway related tables and calculations. H. H. Copeland and Son were an investment house in existence from the late nineteenth century to around...
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.
Arthur J. Goldberg celestial chart and map collection
The collection consists of two celestial charts published by National Geographic and seven tourist maps that depict locations in the Mid-Atlantic states, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, and Japan. Golderberg, the compiler, had a career as a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, secretary of labor, and United States representative to the United Nations.
Goldberg, Arthur J.
J. Thomas Schneider map collection
The collection consists of three maps. Two maps depict the Western Front during World War I and the other map depicts military bases in the United States in 1917.
Schneider, J. Thomas (John Thomas)
Inter-Service Topographical Department World War II map collection
The Inter-Service Topographic Department collection contains 1045 maps, aerial photographs, and drawings from World War II. The ISTD (1940-1946) was a joint British army and navy program that supplied topographic intelligence for all combined British military operations. The department was created following the failed British invasion of Norway (April 9 - May 9, 1940), during which British army and navy intelligence units operated independently...
Great Britain. Inter-Service Topographical Department
McConnell's Economic Surveys collection
The McConnell's Economic Surveys collection is a set of manuscript maps and plans that primarily concerns economic development projects in the City of Los Angeles and southern Califorina from 1920s to 1970s. The surveys were conducted by Cormac McConnell on behalf of various businesses and other entities in order to anticipate construction costs and the likely profitability of business situated in a said geographic...
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
Schwartzberg, Joseph E.
Progressive military maps of the United States
A collection of 1344 topographic map sheets created by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from 1894 to 1945 that covers the continental United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and the Panama Canal Area. The maps illustrate tactical and geographic features, such as military bases, landing strips, transportation networks, communication centers, and topography. The maps are labeled in one of three ways: Tactical,...
United States Army Corps of Engineers
G.E. Mueller map collection
The collection consists of 17 maps transferred from the G.E. Mueller papers, 1876-2012. Mueller collected tourist, road, and air route maps published between 1952 and 1983. Most maps show locations in Central America; other maps depict places in the United States and Europe. Mueller was an engineer, administrator of U.S. manned space flight program, and corporate executive.
Mueller, G. E. (George Edwin)
Bob Crozier World War II military intelligence map and aerial photograph collection
Bob Crozier served as a Technical Sergeant in the 654th Topographic Engineers from 1943 to 1946. Crozier was part of the American First Army under General Omar Bradley. He donated a collection of photos, photo maps and maps created during World War II to the Geography and Map Division. The collection consists of 36-page booklet that describes the process of aerial reconnaissance and mapping,...
Glenn R. Fackler World War II map collection
The Glenn R. Fackler World War II map collection contains 11 reproductions of maps from the publication titled Eleven war maps with the dates of important events in World War II. The book was published in 1945 by the Geographia Map Co. of New York. The donor's reproductions were not large enough to completely cover the contents of the maps. Three textual documents are...
Charles E. Goad fire insurance map collection, 1894-1909
Charles E. Goad fire insurance map collection contains 41 maps that depict 17 cities in the Caribbean area, Mexico, and South America. Charles E. Goad (1848-1910), a noted cartographer and civil engineer, published the maps between 1894-1909. The maps include information relevant to fire insurance appraisal, such as size of building, number of floors, and usage (commercial, educational, residential); construction materials (concrete, brick, wood,...