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U.S. -- Maps

Map Room Atlases
G1201 .F7 A8 1993

Atlas of historical county boundaries. New York : Simon & Schuster, c1993.

This is a series of atlases for each of the United States. Check the online catalog for individual states.

Map Room Atlases
G1030 .M37 2002

Facts On File, Inc. Historical maps on file. Rev. ed. New York : Facts on File, c2002. 2 vols.

Scales differ.


Gov Info US
I 19.127:099-02

Geological Survey (U.S.). Using maps in genealogy. Reston, Va.] : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, [2002]


Geological Survey (U.S.). The national atlas of the United States of America. Reston, Va. : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; Denver, Colo. : For sale by the U.S. Geological Survey, [2004]

Scale 1:5,000,000 ; Albers equal area proj., standard parallels 29º30’N, and 45º30’N, central meridian 96ºW (E 165º--W 65º/N 70º--N 25º).

Brown Science & Engineering Library
G1106 .S12 H3 2004

Hayes, Derek. America discovered : a historical atlas of North American exploration. Vancouver, B.C., Canada ; Berkeley [Calif.] : Douglas & McIntyre, c2004.

Scales differ.

Historical maps online [electronic resource]. Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Library : University of Illinois Press, [2002-

Includes digitized historical and topographical maps of Illinois and historical maps of North America, the Northwest Territory, former North American colonies, Louisiana Territory, Canada, Latin America, the midwest states, Indians of North America, waterways, transportation, and maps from the Newberry Library. Also some topographical descriptions.

Alderman Reference
CS49 .H66 1997

Hone, E. Wade. Land & property research in the United States. Salt Lake City, Utah : Ancestry, c1997.

Includes bibliography and index.

Library of Congress. American Memory map collections: 1500-2005 [electronic resource]. [Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress, [1999-

Scale not given.

Map Room Atlases &
Brown Science & Engineering Library
G1270 .P3 2003

Papenfuse, Edward C. The Maryland State Archives atlas of historical maps of Maryland, 1608-1908. Baltimore, Md. : John Hopkins University Press, 2003.

Rev. ed. of: The Hammond-Harwood House atlas of historical maps of Maryland, 1608-1908 / Edward C. Papenfuse and Joseph M. Coale III. c1982.

Gov Info Reference
G1201 .F7 T45 1987

 Thorndale, William. Map guide to the U.S. Federal censuses, 1790-1920. Baltimore : Genealogical Pub. Co., 1987.


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