13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Cartography.

  1. Philip Lee Phillips papers, 1885-1921

    200 items ; 4 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cartographer and chief director of maps of Library of Congress Map Division. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other personal material relating to Phillips’s work and career at the Library of Congress as a cartographer and chief of the Library’s Map Division.

  2. Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, 1912-1954

    7,000 items ; 31 containers plus 1 oversize ; 29 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geographer, inventor, and cartographer. Correspondence, writings, subject files, research data, printed matter, and other material relating mainly to Boggs's geographic studies and to his inventions and research interests.

  3. Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915

    3,500 items ; 22 containers ; 11.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.

  4. Herman R. Friis cartographic manuals collection

    18 manuals ; 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Hermann R. Friis collection contains cartographic manuals published by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Army, War Department, and Geological Survey. A number of the manuals are from World War II, which discuss aerial photographs and military map symbols. Maps in the manuals include: the world, North America, the United States, Montana, Scandinavia, and France, among others. These maps...

  5. Ian Mumford World War II cartographic intelligence reports collection

    9 cartographic reports ; 91 aerial photographs ; 3 manuals ; 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection contains nine British intelligence cartographic reports created during World War II. The areas covered by the reports include Germany, Italy, and France, among other places in Europe. The reports are supplemented with aerial photographs and are arranged by sortie number. The collection also contains three British government manuals, which include maps, that relate to the history...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. [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....

  9. 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.

  10. 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...