3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) South America--Maps.

  1. Muriel H. Parry map collection

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


    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. Rodolfo R. Schuller papers, 1492-1915

    3,500 items. 22 containers. 11.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Americanist and linguist. Chiefly files comprised of copies of documents from various repositories, original manuscripts, and notes based on Schuller's linguistic research in Mexico and Central and South America, including archaeological and ethnographic material, clippings, maps, and photographs.

  3. Charles E. Goad fire insurance map collection, 1894-1909

    41 items. 17 map folders. 41 map sheets. -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Charles E. Goad fire insurance map collection contains 41 maps that depict 17 cities in the Caribbean area, Mexico, and South America. Charles E. Goad (1848-1910), a noted cartographer and civil engineer, published the maps between 1894-1909. The maps include information relevant to fire insurance appraisal, such as size of building, number of floors, and usage (commercial, educational, residential); construction materials (concrete, brick, wood, glass); population; waterworks; and firefighting equipment. Included on some maps is the size of white population compared to the total population. The map scale differs among the locations.