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Cartography

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Automobile Road Maps of Europe and North America

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0356
Abstract

Collection composed primarily of Alphonse Taride maps for regions of France circa 1920s and a few other vintage maps: Brentano's British Isles, Rand McNally's New England: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Canadian Maritime Provinces and Germany's Schwartzwald region. The maps reflect the era of the establishment of the automobile as a cultural symbol of freedom of the road and travel between the two World Wars.

Dates: 1922-1926

Collection of Maps by Johann George and Johann Christian Schreiber, circa 1740-1750

 Collection — Box 912 S378a 1740.01, Item: 01-35
Identifier: 912 S378a 1740
Scope and Contents The Lehigh collection is composed of 35 individual antique maps of different sizes. Twenty-seven maps indicate that they were manufactured by Johann Georg Schreiber, three maps indicate their manufacture was supervised by his widow and five maps are attributed to Johann Christ. Schreiber. The paper is heavy laid paper. The maps have never been bound. The maps measure approximately 17 x 26.5 cm and the overall sheets measures 24 x 32 cm. The image is produced by copperplate engraving. Each...
Dates: 1710-1816

Local Maps: Pennsylvania and New Jersey

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS0394
Abstract

Group of topographic maps of region of Pennsylvania and New Jersey divided by the Delaware River made by the U.S. Geological Survey from 1907 to 1946. Also includes two Urban Atlases: Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton, Pennsylvania and Chicago, Illinois. Formerly these items belonged to Lehigh University’s Geology Department or the History Department.

Dates: 1907 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1974

Vintage World Maps

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0360
Abstract

A collection of old and new maps from historical events in the United States, Europe and several politically conflicted countries in Africa, Middle East and Asia.

Dates: 1653-2004

William C. Bowie Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0364
Abstract

Four scrapbooks containing miscellaneous newspaper clippings, correspondence. Each volume individually indexed. The materials in the scrapbooks are not arranged chronologically throughout: Vol. 1 1891-1937; Vol 2 1919-1937; Vol. 3 1916-1937, Vol. 4 1889-1939. William C. Bowie's career in scientific research in the theory of isostasy and its application to dynamics and structural geology is reflected in these scrapbooks.

Dates: 1889-1929