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August 17, 2006

Panoramic Maps 1847–1929, Library of Congress

Library link

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/pmhtml/panhome.html

Short description

Panoramic maps of US and Canadian cities and towns during the late 19th-early 20th centuries. The maps are searchable by keyword, geographic location, subject index, creator index and title index.

Source website

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.loc.gov/homepage/legal.html#copyright


US Historic Maps, Digital History

Library link

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/maps/maps.cfm

Short description

Links to many historic maps divided by period, topic and region.

Source website

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/copyright.cfm


Historical Map Collection, David Rumsey

Library link

http://www.davidrumsey.com/index.html

Short description

Over 13,100 online maps focussing on rare 18-19th century North and South America maps.

Source website

http://www.davidrumsey.com/index.html

Copyright and usage conditions

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/


Antiquarian Maps

Library link

http://web.reed.edu/resources/library/maps/

Short description

The maps are browsable by date, title, mapmaker, or geographical area.

Source website

http://library.reed.edu/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://web.reed.edu/resources/library/maps/copy.html


American Shores, Maps of the Middle Atlantic Region, NYPL Digital Collections

Library link

http://www.nypl.org/research/midatlantic/index.html

Short description

The Mid-Atlantic region of North America (from New York south to Virginia) examined through maps created up to 1850. Includes many high resolution maps with a zoom facility and commentary.

Source website

http://www.nypl.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

Browse using the subject index. NYPL will not let us post live deep-links.


African Burial ground, NYPL Digital Collections

Library link

http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/afb/shell.html

Short description

An interactive resource which enables the viewer to explore the largest intact colonial African burial ground in America. The site was set up by NYPL’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Source website

http://www.nypl.org/research/sc/sc.html

Copyright and usage conditions

NYPL won’t let us
http://www.nypl.org/permissions/


African American Migration

Library link

http://www.inmotionaame.org/home.cfm?bhcp=1

Short description

This website focuses on 13 distinct migrations that ‘formed and transformed African America’. You can browse by image, map or text. There is also a glossary and timeline.

Source website

http://www.nypl.org/

Copyright and usage conditions

http://www.inmotionaame.org/copies.cfm


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