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Early maps

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered collections of, and works on, early maps in general. Individual early maps and atlases are entered under the appropriate subject with subdivision Maps--Early works to 1800.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Charles H. Hapgood papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 283
Overview: The Charles H. Hapgood Papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials related to Hapgood's research projects and publications on earth science, archeology, ancient history, parapsychology, and spirit communication.
Dates: 1898-1979, bulk 1950-1979

Henry C. Taylor papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 1743
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, financial records, photographs, and other research materials documenting the creation of Henry C. Taylor’s collection of 410 rare books, medieval manuscripts, maritime atlases, and incunabula on the science of navigation and history of exploration. Also included are drafts and related correspondence for several bibliographies of his collection compiled by three different bibliographers, including John S. Kebabian's The Henry C. Taylor...
Dates: 1938-1971

Henry Vignaud Research Notes on Cartography

Call Number: GEN MSS 610
Overview: The collection consists of Henry Vignaud's research notes for his unfinished book on the history of cartography. Notes are in French and in the hand of Vignaud. Some notes are accompanied by annotated printed material, such as book and article excerpts.
Dates: circa 1893-1922

The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation: proofs and subject files

Call Number: GEN MSS 1319
Overview: The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation: Proofs and Subject Files contains corrected and uncorrected proofs of this work on the "Vinland Map" (Beinecke MS 350A), as wells as extensive files of newspaper and magazine cliippings of book reviews, news items, and publicity about the map and the claims for its preColumbian origin.
Dates: 1964-1966