Maps, [ca. 1783]-1983, [ca. 1930]-1980 (bulk)


Maps, [ca. 1783]-1983, [ca. 1930]-1980 (bulk)

Maps primarily of Indian reservations, archaeological sites, locations of tribes, roads and paths of Native Americans in the United States, Canada, Alaska, and Latin America. Nearly all maps are published, and many were printed by the U.S. Government, National Geographic Society, and American Geographical Society. The oldest is Bowles' map of North America and the West Indies, outlining the extent of the British Empire, 1783.

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National Geographic Society (U.S.) (corporateBody)

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American Geographical Society of New York (corporateBody)

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