1492 to present

The David Rumsey Map Collection includes hi-resolution scans of 85,000 maps, primarily of historic interest.  The collection includes maps on many topics, but specializes in early mapping of the Americas.  Users can pan-and-browse map images, as well as download hi-resolution files.  The maps are physically housed at Stanford University’s David Rumsey Map Center (link:

Materials Indexed: Maps Database Type: Maps and Mapping Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: Geography, History (U.S.), History (World) Broad Category: Humanities