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The historical map collection has over 67,000 maps and images online. The collection includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of America, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific and the World.
Popular collection categories are celestial, antique atlas, globe, school geography, maritime chart, state, county,city, pocket, wall & case, children’s, and manuscriptmaps. Search examples: Pictorial maps, United States maps, Geology maps, California map, Afghanistan map,America map, New York City map, Chicago map, and U.S. Civil War maps. Browse map categories: What, Where, Who, When. The collection is used to study history, art, genealogy, explorations, and family history