38 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World maps.

  1. 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...

  2. Richard Edes Harrison maps and papers collection

    ca. 348 maps, some ms., some photocopies, some plastic, some cloth, some col. ; 70 archival boxes (37.5 linear ft.) . -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Maps, including manuscript maps, professional and personal papers of cartographer-artist Richard Edes Harrison that highlight his influence on popular cartography from the 1940s to the 1970s. The collection includes examples of work from Fortune, Life, Time, and the U.S. government, among others. It consists of illustration boards, tracing sheets or paper sheets, photoreproductions, and proof...

  3. Hal Shelton manuscript map collection

    chiefly manuscript maps ; 33 maps; 1 exhibit flyer; and 2 audio cassettes. -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Hal Shelton collection represents a unique development in cartography. Shelton's use of natural colors added a new level of realism in the depication of landforms while retaining orthographically accurate position and scale for each feature. Shelton was actively making maps for Jeppesen Co. and later the Times Mirror Company from the 1950s to the 1970s. NASA employed these detailed and...

  4. Thomas R. Yanosky collection, 1928-1996

    450 items; 3.5 linear feet. -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Thomas R. Yanosky Collection relates largely to his cartographic and artistic careers and accomplishments. Included are items documenting is contributions to shaded-relief mapping, as well as his study of color and design in cartography; materials pertaining to his experience as an instructor at the Army Map Training Center; and samples of his own artwork. A second section of the collection...

  5. Jay I. Kislak Collection, 2000 BCE-2007 CE

    1,350 items. -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Jay I. Kislak Collection encompasses almost fourteen hundred rare books, maps, manuscripts, historical documents, graphic works, and archaeological objects related to the history of the early Americas, including the pre-Columbian cultures of the Caribbean and Mesoamerica.

  6. J. Thomas Schneider papers, 1915-1960

    700 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, government official, and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, treaties, writings, maps, and other papers relating chiefly to Schneider's service as personal aide to Gen. John J. Pershing, commander-in-chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during and after World War I.

  7. Herman R. Friis cartographic manuals collection

    18 manuals ; 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Hermann R. Friis collection contains cartographic manuals published by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Army, War Department, and Geological Survey. A number of the manuals are from World War II, which discuss aerial photographs and military map symbols. Maps in the manuals include: the world, North America, the United States, Montana, Scandinavia, and France, among others. These maps...

  8. Ian Mumford World War II cartographic intelligence reports collection

    9 cartographic reports ; 91 aerial photographs ; 3 manuals ; 1 box (.4 linear ft). -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection contains nine British intelligence cartographic reports created during World War II. The areas covered by the reports include Germany, Italy, and France, among other places in Europe. The reports are supplemented with aerial photographs and are arranged by sortie number. The collection also contains three British government manuals, which include maps, that relate to the history...

  9. Otto A. Ewaldsen World War II map collection

    9 maps ; 1 chart . -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Otto A. Ewaldsen served in the U.S. Army 650th Engineer Topographic Battalion during World War II. He authored the book Mapping was our mission: the military history of the 650th Engineer Topographic Battalion during Word War II, August 1942 to April 1946: from Camp White Oregon to Japan. The collection consists of maps of Japan, photocopies of American military bases in Oregon that appeared in...

  10. Anthony A. Faranda World War II maps, photographs, and papers collection

    3 maps ; 3 photographs ; 23 pages typed and photocopied . -- Geography & Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anthony A. Faranda served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was attached to the 8th Photo Reconnaissance Squadron in the South Pacific Theater. The collection consists of captured Japanese maps, textual documents concerning military map creation and printing, and wartime photographs.