Brooklyn Historical Society (New York City) Collection of 1,500 Digitized Maps Date Back to 17th Century #usa #general #announcements


Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

 

The Brooklyn Historical Society (New York City) placed online almost 1,500 digitized maps including maps for other New York City boroughs, Long Island, New York state, New Jersey and areas throughout the Eastern United States.  The collection includes maps from1562 to 2015, including transit maps, topographical maps, cultural maps and nautical charts, as well as plans for Central Park and Prospect Park.  Ore maps will be included over the coming months.

 

To view the map collection go to: https://mapcollections.brooklynhistory.org/

 

To read more see:  https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/16/arts/new-york-historical-maps.html

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 

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