3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Historical geographic information systems.

  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. [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....

  3. 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.