4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Pictorial maps.

  1. Muriel H. Parry map collection

    approximately 871 items. 871 folders. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of some 871 maps that are largely pictorial. Muriel H. Parry, a librarian for the U.S. State Department, compiled the maps and several were deaccessioned from the State Department's library. Formats in the collection include single map and maps in books, magazines, calendars, and advertisements. In addition, there are maps on napkins, gift cards, cloth, etc. Included are maps by Ernest Clegg, Richard Edes Harrison, Hal Shelton, Daniel K. Wallingford, MacDonald Gill, Chase Ernest Dudley, among others. Parry created a map that is part of the collection.

  2. Luther E. Grim and Dorothy H. Grim map collection

    33 items. 32 maps. 1 textual document. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 32 pictorial, tourtist, and road maps published between 1942 and 1964. The materials depict the moon and various locations in the United States. Several of these maps were designed for classroom instruction. Publishers include Armour and Company, General Drafting Company, Esso Standard Oil Company, among others. Included is an envelope from the Armour and Company addressed to Mrs. Dorothy H. Grim, N. Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School, Red Lion, Pa. Mrs. Grim taught the fifth grade and used the materials in her classroom. Luther E. Grim was her husband.

  3. War map : pictorial and propaganda map collection 1900-1950

    180 maps. 1 book . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of 180 pictorial and propaganda maps that illustrate events related to World War I, the interwar years, World War II, the formation of the United Nations, and the Cold War. While many of the pieces were created as governmental propaganda, others appeared in commercial publications, including the Star Weekly, Fortune Magazine, the Daily Mail, and the Los Angeles Examiner. Some of the maps were created by famous cartographers, such as Ernest Clegg, Fred W. Rose, Arthur Kampf, Ezra C. Stiles, Richard Edes Harrison, Ernest Dudley Chase, and F.E. Manning. Many of the collection items are described in the book titled War map: pictorial conflict maps 1900-1950 by Philip Curtis and Jakob Sondergard Pedersen, which was published in 2016. A proof of the book is part of the collection.

  4. Ethel M. Fair map collection

    889 maps. The sizes vary from 110 x 136 cm. or smaller. . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This special map collection was culminated by map librarian Ethel M. Fair (1884-1979). It consists of pictorial maps produced in several formats, and ranges in period from the 1840s to the 1960s. Some are cartoon maps, while others are cartographs. Unusual formats include maps on place mats, napkins, table cloths, and handkerchiefs. The collection contains mostly tourist maps, road maps, educational maps, and commercial maps. The majority of the maps depict North America, but other areas are represented. There are early facsimiles and some maps that are undated, but most of these appear to have been produced between 1920s and 1950s. A number of the maps were created by female cartographers, who were of special interest to Fair.