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History: Maps: How to find them

World Conflict Map

Conflict map by, the official web site of the Nobel Prize. Spans time period from 1900 to the present day.

Old Maps

Online Map Collections

Maps ETC Over 5,000 historic maps representing many different time periods.

The following links are more specific collections.

Using Maps

Maps are a vital resource for students of History. This page outlines the map resources available both online and on the library shelves.


David Rumsey Map Collection

The historical map collection has over 31,000 maps and images online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of theWorld, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.