28 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Manuscript maps.

  1. Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842

    1,500 items. 7 containers. 3 linear feet. 6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.

  2. Hauslab-Liechtenstein map collection

    approximately 10,000 items. 78 folios . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Hauslab-Liechtenstein map collection contains some 10,000 manuscript and printed sheets. A large portion of these map and atlas sheets were compiled by the Austrian cartographer and general Franz Ritter von Hauslab. These were later acquired by Prince Jordan II of Liechtenstein, whose own maps complemented the Hauslab collection, hence the name Hauslab-Liechtentstein. Within the collection there are examples of various types of map reproduction, including copper engraving, lithography, photolithography, zincography, heliogravure, sun prints, and transfers. The collection also includes maps illustrating various techniques of cartographic representation and symbolism. There are large numbers of military, campaign, fortification, and battle maps and plans illustrating most of the major conflicts between the 1600s and 1800s. Among other distinctive groups are maps, sketches, and views of volcanoes, panoramic and perspective maps, geologic and geognostic maps, and language and ethnographic. Another distinctive category includes large and medium scale topographic maps series, including two hand-colored sets of the famous 1:86,400 Cassini survey of France, in 182 sheets, issued during the period 1744 to 1783. This is the earliest official topographic survey of an entire country. In addition, there are maps of the world, of all the continents, and of many individual countries, provinces, states, and cities. American maps are few in number. However, the collection is rich in European maps of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with emphasis on the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

  3. Heezen-Tharp collection

    255 boxes (estimated 370 linear ft.). -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Bruce Heezen and Marie Tharp worked for the Lamont-Doherty Earth Science Observatory of Columbia University and mapped the ocean floor from 1957 to 1977. Heezen was geologist and Tharp was a cartographer. The collection consists of the textual materials, photographs, and scientific data. Related maps and globes are held by the Geography and Map Division and cataloged separately.

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

    41 boxes (21 linear ft.) . -- Geography and 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 literature, manuscripts, letters and other printed material; it also contains GIS maps, computer files, software, and printouts.

  5. Everett Strait Hughes map collection

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

    Summary:

    Everett Strait Hughes was a colonel in the artillery of American Expeditionary Force in World War I. During World War II, he served closely with Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Allied Supreme Commander in Europe. The collection contains two maps with annotations showing the American zone of occupation in Germany in 1919 and of its headquarters in Coblenz, Germany.

  6. Aaron Schoen World War I map collection

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

    Summary:

    Aaron Schoen was a Second Lieutenant in the American 3rd Division, 18th Field Artillery during World War I. He was attached to a French unit to study their methods of ballon and airplane observation. He marched into Germany with the French, and the maps document their advance across Europe. The maps contain his annotations and included among them is a captured German map.

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

    65 boxes (52 linear ft.). -- Geography and 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 transparencies during the last 100 years. It printed numerous other works, primarily for the educational market. In addition to its own imprints, Hammond's cartographic output was included in the encyclopedias, almanacs, dictionaries, religous texts, and textbooks of many other publishers.

  9. Thomas F. Saarinen collection

    ca. 4,100 pieces (chiefly ms. maps) : some printed items, some col. . 204 folders . 7 bankers boxes (7 linear ft.). -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Thomas F. Saarinen was a geographer who extended the technique of mental or cognitive mapping to the world scale. He collected the first broad, worldwide sample in his research project titled, Parochial Views of the World. The collection consists of the raw data from that project and represents findings and administrative issues. Specifically, present are some 3,900 sketch maps of the world drawn by students from 71 sites in 52 countries; these maps were analyzed based on their positioning on sheets of paper ca. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. The collection also includes statistics, discussion papers, thesis papers, books, magazines, published articles, correspondence related to the project.

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

    98 folders. 21 archival boxes (10.5 linear ft.). -- Geography and 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. The papers address the development of computerized geographic information systems. Also part of the collection are materials and correspondence from his time as Professor at The Ohio State University. These include notes during the writing of his book Elements of Cartography and for Goode's World Atlas. As aslo present is correspondence and materials relating to his work as editor for Annals of the Association of American Geographers and as chairman for the American Congress of Surveying and Mapping.