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Historical Maps: Overview

This Historical Maps guide contains information on how to find maps of various regions and periods throughout history and introduces you to tools to help you create visual representations of historical data using those maps.

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Acknowledgments

This guide was created by Andrew Pollak, 2014-15 Research & Instructional Services Intern at Van Pelt Library

Historical Maps Guide

This Historical Maps guide contains resources for finding historical maps and tools that will help you create visual representations of historical data using maps.

Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio

Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio

Mercator, Gerhard. Orbis terrae compendiosa descriptio. "New York Public Library: Digital Collections." 1637. <http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e2-0b65-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99> (6/23/2015)

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