At a Glance


A collection of 3,000 historical maps and information about the history of cartography.

Tony Campbell, Map Librarian (retired), British Library, London

Map History/History of Cartography: The Gateway to the Subject

Map, North America, from <em>Mitchell's School Atlas</em>

A comprehensive gateway to more than 3,000 links that provide historical maps and information about the history of cartography, with an emphasis on early maps. Searchable by an index with more than 400 alphabetically-arranged subject terms or by keyword. Includes sites offering listings for conferences, discussion lists, fellowships, map societies, journals, images of early maps, map collecting, web projects on early cartography, histories of maps, and articles on cartography. Now incorporated into the World Wide Web–Virtual Library and updated weekly. Extremely useful as a starting point for online cartographic resources.