19 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. Heezen-Tharp map and papers collection

    255 boxes (estimated 370 linear ft.). -- Geography & 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 Related unpublished and published maps and globes are held by the Geography and Map Division and cataloged...

  3. 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...

  4. Everett Strait Hughes map collection

    2 maps : some colored ; various sizes ; 1 folder. -- Geography & 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.

  5. Aaron Schoen World War I map collection

    8 maps : some colored ; various sizes ; 1 folder. -- Geography & 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.

  6. William Rea Furlong map collection

    5 maps : some colored ; various sizes ; 1 folder. -- Geography & 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.

  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. 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 & 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...

  9. [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....

  10. 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.