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Guide to Historical Maps in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center

A guide to the types and uses of historical maps in SCARC's collections

Rare Books

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Rare books can also serve as significant sources of maps, and SCARC's rare book holdings feature a wide variety of map types, to support a wide variety of research interests. Rare books on the following pages are arranged to coordinate with maps by type and use, and are arranged chronologically by section.