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Title
Maps of North America
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Topics
North America
Genres
Maps
Description
This Maps of North America collection encompasses maps of North America and the Caribbean. It includes maps of the continent, as well as regions, countries, states, provinces, and cities, showing basic topographical features and/or, in some cases, topical themes. Maps date from the 17th century through the present day. Sectional maps from contiguous-area map series, plates from atlases, bird's-eye views; and guides, indexes, and other texts that accompany maps or are part of atlases may also be found here. Maps depicting North America may also be found in other collections, including the Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection and the John H. Levine Collection. The maps in the Maps of North America collection have varying provenance. Some come from the Astor and Lenox collections, which formed the foundation of NYPL's holdings; others were purchased by the Library or received as gifts from diverse sources over the years. Not included in this collection are maps of New York City and State and of Central America, which are housed separately in their own collections.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5cd94760-c52a-012f-bcd4-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Maps of North America" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cd94760-c52a-012f-bcd4-3c075448cc4b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Maps of North America" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cd94760-c52a-012f-bcd4-3c075448cc4b

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. Maps of North America Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cd94760-c52a-012f-bcd4-3c075448cc4b

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5cd94760-c52a-012f-bcd4-3c075448cc4b | title= (cartographic) Maps of North America|author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=January 19, 2021 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundations}}</ref>

Maps of North America