6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cartography--History.

  1. Nicholas R. Chrisman collection : gray literature on the origins of computerized geographic information systems

    41 boxes (21 linear ft.) . -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nicholas R. Chrisman is a pioneer in the field of geographic information systems, known commonly as GIS. From 1972 to 1983, he worked at the Harvard Lab for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis; he went to work in GIS research, instruction, and journal publications as an editor and writer. His forty-plus year career is represented in this collection of 41 archival boxes containing gray...

  2. Hammond World Atlas Corporation archive of print records and samples of printing methods

    65 boxes (52 linear ft.). -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Hammond World Atlas Corporation archival collection consists of map sculptures, printing separations, and business records (index cards) that document the 100-year publishing history of the company. Hammond was known for its extensive line of world, historical, school, and thematic atlases, but the company also issued a wide variety of other cartographic items, including maps, globes, and...

  3. [Joel L. Morrison collection : gray literature on the origins of computerized geographic information systems]

    98 folders ; 21 archival boxes (10.5 linear ft.). -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Joel L. Morrison was active in the development of geospatial data standards, bringing together diverse efforts within the United States to create the Spatial Data Transfer Standard. He compiled a large body of papers on the topic from professionals around the world. His collection of gray literature and white papers from 1963 to 2001 by cartographic and geographic experts from around the world....

  4. Waldo R. Tobler collection : the beginnings of computerized geographic information systems

    42 folders ; 1 archival box (.5 linear ft.). -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  5. Hal Shelton manuscript map collection

    chiefly manuscript maps ; 33 maps; 1 exhibit flyer; and 2 audio cassettes. -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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...

  6. Thomas R. Yanosky collection, 1928-1996

    450 items; 3.5 linear feet. -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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...