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A Stanford Atlas

A Stanford Atlas

Architectural drawings, maps, and aerial photographs of the Stanford University campus and associated land holdings

This exhibit showcases the growth of campus using illustrative materials from several University Archives collections, including the Maps Collection, the Architectural

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Images of Rome

Images of Rome

The Rodolfo Lanciani Digital Archive

The "Fondo Rodolfo Lanciani" is currently housed at the Biblioteca Nazionale di Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte at Rome’s Palazzo Venezia. Assembled over the course of

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Travel Through Time: Japan

Travel Through Time: Japan

Travel-related ephemera from the 17th through the early 20th century.

The study of travel is often associated with maps. And yet, many of the most precious Japanese maps were never used by travelers. This collection of prints represents

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Views: Portraying Place and Space

Views: Portraying Place and Space

2nd Exhibit from the David Rumsey Map Center, January 22 - August 31, 2017

This is the second exhibit on view at the Rumsey Map Center, focused on Views.

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Universe of Maps - Opening the David Rumsey Map Center

Universe of Maps - Opening the David Rumsey Map Center

This website features the inaugural exhibit from the David Rumsey Map Center.

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California as an Island in Maps

California as an Island in Maps

Maps from the Glen McLaughlin Collection of California as an Island

California was depicted as an island on maps from 1622 until the middle of the 18th century and beyond. This collection is the most comprehensive known covering the ma

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Warren Heckrotte Map Collection

Warren Heckrotte Map Collection

A collection of maps and books featuring landmark maps from the California Gold Rush, exploration of the western coast of North America amongst other maps from the 16th

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Renaissance Exploration Map Collection

Renaissance Exploration Map Collection

Maps and Atlases from the Renaissance Period

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Maps of Africa: An Online Exhibit

Maps of Africa: An Online Exhibit

A digital collection of African Maps at the Stanford University Libraries

The Maps of Africa at Stanford Libraries is a growing collection buoyed significantly by the acquisitions of the Dr. Oscar I. Norwich and Caroline Batchelor Collections

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Digital Forma Urbis Romae

Digital Forma Urbis Romae

The Forma Urbis Romae, or Severan Marble Plan of Rome is an enormous map, measuring ca. 18.10 x 13 meters (ca. 60 x 43 feet), that was carved between 203-211 CE and cov

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Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography Exhibits

Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography Exhibits

Showcase of maps and atlases curated by the conference speakers on exhibit at the David Rumsey Map Center

The Barry Lawrence Ruderman Conference on Cartography occurs every other year, beginning in 2017. The conference speakers curate a physical exhibit on view at the cente

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Barry Lawrence Ruderman Map Collection

Barry Lawrence Ruderman Map Collection

A growing collection of digital scans from the late 1400s to the 1950s.