Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

21/11/2006

Brown University cataloguing its repository of rare maps

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is creating an online catalogue of more than one-thousand rare maps, including several that have escaped popular notice.

One depicts California during 1840s gold rush. It shows gold fields in yellow and marks the best routes to get there in blue. Another map with swastikas depicts Nazi Germany as an alluring tourist destination. for more click here

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