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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

The David Rumsey Collection includes 18th and 19th century historical North and South American atlases, globes, school geographies, maritime charts, and separate maps including wall, pocket, and manuscript.

  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly three posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

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Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2019 3
2020 5
2021 2
2022 3
2023 4
2024 0

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

1320 Selected Maps And Images From The David Rumsey Map Collection
Over the past 20 years, I have featured these maps and images to rotate on my home page. They represent the growing depth and breadth of the collection.
On , by Michael Gubitosa, 36 words
A Stranger Quest
Documentary – 90 minutes – 2023 David Rumsey has spent the last 30 years building one of the biggest historical map collections in the world. He calls it his poem. As seen through the eyes …
On , by Michael Gubitosa, 95 words
John Hessler – In Conversation with David Rumsey
David Rumsey is one of the most important map collectors of the last half century. He has thought deeply about the importance the history of cartography and has brought together a collection that spans the …
On , by David Rumsey, 2,113 words