11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) France--Maps.

  1. Maps showing entrenchments in France during World War I at a scale of 1:10,000

    156 maps. 26 folders. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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 and spot heights. In upper left or right margin of some sheets: Groupe des canevas de tir; Canevas de tir; Plan directeur. On some sheets "Secret" is stamped. Some sheets include index to adjoining sheets and boundary diagram. Trenches, entanglements, and other military positions are illustrated in red, blue or both. An index map is stored with the collection.

  2. Maps showing entrenchments in France during World War I at a scale of 1:20,000

    477 maps. 94 folders . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 477 maps from World War I created by American and French forces that show trenches and related military information in France and Belgium. Maps are scaled at 1:20,000. 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 and spot heights. In upper left or right margin of some sheets: Groupe des canevas de tir; Canevas de tir; Plan directeur. On some sheets "Secret" is stamped. Some sheets include index to adjoining sheets and boundary diagram. Trenches and other military positions are illustrated in red, blue or both. An index map is stored with the collection.

  3. Herman R. Friis cartographic manuals collection

    18 manuals . 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography and 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 exemplify different cartographic techniques.

  4. Thomas F. Peel World War II map collection

    14 items. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 14 maps that date to World War II. Some maps depict waritme situations in France and Germany and others show military bases in the United States. The collection also contains a celebratory campaign map the U.S. 13th Armored Division, known as the Black Cats. Peel annotated some of the maps.

  5. Charles Lee Burwell collection of materials related to World War II

    1 model in two sections, both 120 x 120 cm.; plan and miscellany, .5 linear feet. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Charles Lee Burwell Collection consists of one model, consisting of rubber on foam backing, prepared for "Operation Overlord," the Allied invasion of Utah Beach, Normandy, France; and an operational plan, maps, aerial photography, and photographs assembled by Burwell in preparation for "Operation Anvil," an amphibious landing of Allied troops on the southern coast of France in August 1944

  6. William A. Bostick World War II charts and maps collection

    3 maps . 1 overlay . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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 overlay used to determine water depth and safe passage to the beach for various landing craft. Bostick, a former U.S. Naval officer, created maps for then invasions of Sicily and Normandy invasions and had a successful career as an artist.

  7. William Rea Furlong map collection

    5 maps : some colored ; various sizes. 1 folder. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    William Rea Furlong was a United States Navy Rear Admiral during World War II, who also served in the Navy during World War I. The collection consists of World War I-era maps and charts. One chart from 1918 depicts German and British minefields along the coast of England and a portion of continental Europe. Other items are nautical charts of Aegean Sea with annotations.

  8. Charles Pelot Summerall map collection

    96 items . 59 folders. 1 bound, oversized volume. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of manuscript maps, annotated printed maps, printed maps, photocopied maps, and captured German maps compiled or created by the American general Charles Pelot Summerall. Chiefly from World War I, the maps show battles and campaigns, including the Meuse-Argonne, Saint Mihiel, and Verdun. The collection also includes maps of Camp Zachary Taylor, Fort Bragg, and ports in the southeastern United States. Additionally, 64 cartographic materials are listed as consituent units and cataloged separately. Consult the finding aid for more information.

  9. Willard B. Prince collection of World War I maps and related materials

    336 items . 336 pieces chiefly of printed maps, manuscript maps, manuscripts . 32 containers. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Willard B. Prince collection of World War I maps and related materiels contains Prince's wartime diary, manuscript maps, printed maps, postcards, photographs, letters, personal papers, military reports, and other materials. Sgt. Major Willard B. Prince served as a mapmaker in the 5th Division of the United States Army during World War I. After the war, Prince worked for the Downtown Athletic Club and conceived of the idea for the Heisman Trophy. A limited number records related to that history are present.

  10. Glenn R. Fackler World War II map collection

    14 items . 11 facsimile map sheets . 3 textual documents . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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 included.