This is a
major gateway site for the history of cartography, maintained by Tony Campbell,
Librarian (retired), British Library, London.
- Recent Trends
in the History of Cartography
reference list, compiled by Matthew Edney and
published in the online journal Coordinates:
Online Journal of the Map and Geography Round Table is periodically
History of Cartography Project
the home site for the award-winning series of the multi-volume History of Cartography
series, founded by J. Brian Harley and David Woodward.
- Maps of
the French and Indian War
is hosted by The Massachusetts Historical Society.
map site is home to eleven separate map collections, including
16th to 18th century collections focused on the Louisiana Purchase and
the American Revolutionary War era, including the Rochambeau Map
Collection. Also within the American Memory pages is the "George
Washington: Surveyor and Mapmaker" site
National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, UK has digitized the entire
four volume set of Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres' The Atlantic
Neptune, including all the variants held in their extensive Henry
Newton Stevens Collection.
- The David
Rumsey Map Collection
site now approaches 20,000 maps online, and is mostly focused
on 18th and 19th century North and South America. For those wishing a
somewhat more expansive selection, see the cartography collections
linked at the Cartography Associates, David Rumsey "Visual
- The Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine
of online exhibitions are posted here, and there is a strong focus on K-12
educational outreach using maps.
Newberry Library slide sets
posted online courtesy of The Herman Dunlop Smith Center for the History of
Cartography. The Smith Center also maintains another map-related site,
"Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms"
This site, while not precisely devoted to maps, there is quite a bit
of cartographic material within these varied pages.