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Last Updated: 3 August 2016
The Collection was started over 30 years ago and contains more than 150,000 maps. It focuses on rare 16th through 21st century maps of North and South America, as well as maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania, including atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials including pocket, wall, children's, and manuscript maps. Items range in date from about 1550 to the present.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
They have 8,792 titles with 3,584,838 pages + finding guides for 31,594 offsite microfilm reels with 33,660,782 pages.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
Information on cities, counties, towns, and communities for family history searching.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
Listing of current and historical Geographic Locations of Pennsylvania that are downloadable as ebooks.
Last Updated: 4 August 2016
The TGN is not currently linked to maps, although the coordinates should allow users to find the places on a map. TGN is not a GIS. While many records in TGN include coordinates, these coordinates are approximate and are intended for reference ("finding purposes") only.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
Closed Group. Need to request to join the group.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
This digital collection represents an ongoing project of conservation, cataloging, and digital imaging of the Center’s collection of approximately 200,000 historical Geographic Locations and 5,000 atlases.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
The Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division. Based upon the Library's 1981 publication Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress it contains links to existing digital images from the collection and will be updated as new images are added. More info at http://www.citylab.com/housing/2014/10/the-accidental-revelations-of-sanborn-maps/381262/
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
The JewishGen Gazetteer contains the names of one million localities in 54 countries in Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia.The data is based on the U.S. Board on Geographic Names databases. For each locality, the search results will display: the place's name(s), coordinates, links to maps, country in which the locality is located today, Distance and direction from reference point, and a link to display all places within a ten-mile radius.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016
The World Factbook, produced for US policymakers and coordinated throughout the US Intelligence Community, marshals facts on every country, dependency, and geographic entity in the world. We share this information with the people of all nations in the belief that knowledge of the truth underpins the functioning of free societies.
Last Updated: 3 August 2016