Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

19/12/2006

Map Collections

For the best summary of the map descriptions that are (or are not) available online, see David Y Allen’s ‘Online Map Catalogs in North America and Europe’.

Increasingly, libraries are providing web access to their map catalogues and to selected images of the maps in their keeping. Over 4,300 institutions worldwide are listed in the Repositories of Primary Sources. See also ARCHON’s list of overseas repositories , and the Library of Congress’s Portals to the World (‘Links to Electronic Resources from Around the World selected by Library of Congress Subject Experts’ – see ‘Libraries, Archives’ for each country). for more click here

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