Waldo R. Tobler collection : the beginnings of computerized geographic information systems
Materials from Waldo R. Tobler's time as an Assistant Professor to Professor at the University of Michigan from 1961 to 1977 and portions of his thesis when a student at the University of Washington from 1957 to 1961. Items in the collection include manuscripts, lectures, published papers, manuscript maps, early cartographic computer programs, and instructional materials.
Tobler, Waldo R. (Waldo Rudolph)
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.
Ethel M. Fair map collection
This special map collection was culminated by map librarian Ethel M. Fair (1884-1979). It consists of pictorial maps produced in several formats, and ranges in period from the 1840s to the 1960s. Some are cartoon maps, while others are cartographs. Unusual formats include maps on place mats, napkins, table cloths, and handkerchiefs. The collection contains mostly tourist maps, road maps, educational maps, and commercial...
Fair, Ethel M. (Ethel Marion)
Frank Farrell map collection
Frank Farrell served in the Marine Corps as an interrogator and prosecutor for the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, Shanghai, China. His collection includes once classified intelligence maps from World War II depicting the military situation in China, maps of Guangxi Province and some of its cities, various locations in China, and various tourist and travel maps. Some maps have annotations on...
S. R. Carvo World War II map collection
Collection of 19 maps or photomaps of Italy during World War II. Photomaps are planning materials from Operation Avalanche. Maps are from various series published by the British War Office, United States Army Map Service, and the United States Joint Army Navy Intelligence Section.
Great Britain. Inter-Service Topographical Department
The Office of Strategic Services maps on microfilm collection
A microfilm collection of maps that were used by The Office of Strategic Services in World War II. The maps provide coverage for all continents with strong emphasis on Europe and Southeast Asia. The maps depict political or physical features. The OSS needed to quickly build a map library quickly and acquired maps represented in this collection from the American Geographical Society in New...
United States. Office of Strategic Services
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...
George Dewey map collection
Maps from the George Dewey papers. Includes maps from disbound atlases of China published in 1893 and 1895, maps from a disbound atlas of Ohio geology published in 1879, and various other maps, such as USGS map of Washington, DC and a newspaper map of the Panama Canal.
Robert S. Bond World War II map collection
Robert Shirly Bond was a forward artillery observer for the 6th Armored Division during World War II. Bond’s unit helped to liberate France and participated in the Battle of the Bulge and the invasion of Germany. The collection consists of road maps used during the war, a commemorative map illustrating the 6th Armored Division’s role in the war, and a map from the Korean...
Bond, Robert S.
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,...
Karl Bender World War II German military intelligence map collection
Collection of maps used by the German army and airforce during World War II to plan military operations in Russia, Norway, and other locations. Includes aerial photography. The collection also contains one postwar map showing occupation zones in West Germany and a map set of Asia created before World War I.
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