Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Refers to graphic or photogrammetric representations of the Earth's surface or a part of it, including physical features and political boundaries, where each point corresponds to a geographical or celestial position according to a definite scale or projection. The term may also refer to similar depictions of other planets, suns, other heavenly bodies, or areas of the heavens. Maps are typically depicted on a flat medium, such as on paper, a wall, or a computer screen. For similar depictions on a sphere, see "globes (cartographic spheres)."
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS.LMEC.0004
Scope and Contents The Applied Geographics, Inc. records consists of maps dated 1940-2017, bulk 1991-2017, that were created or held by Applied Geographics, Inc. (AppGeo), a GIS consulting firm in Boston, Massachusetts. The bulk of the collection consists of maps created by the firm through computer-assisted mapping for government agencies or private sector clients, on topics such as water resources, land use, open space, infrastructure, transit, and real property. It also includes manuscript maps, aerial images,...
Dates: circa 1940-2017; Majority of material found within 1991 - 2017
Call Number: MS.LMEC.0002
Scope and Contents The Annie Olmstead Peet papers consists of manuscript, pre-production and published pictorial maps produced from 1926-1969 by cartographer Annie Olmstead Peet (1888-1973) of Rochester, New York. The maps illustrate subjects such as family migrations and county, city, and town histories of New York and New England areas. It also includes miscellaneous photostats of published maps likely used as references, and three aerial photographs by Peet’s son, Olmstead Peet (1912-2003).
Dates: 1926 - 1969
Call Number: MS.LMEC.0005
Scope and Contents The David Judkins Weaver papers consist primarily of maps dated 1799-2019, bulk 1970-2019, that were created or collected by David Judkins Weaver (1951-), a cartographer and geographer in Boston, Massachusetts, who worked at various companies and Massachusetts agencies from the early use of computer cartography in the 1970s through its development and increasing adoption to prevalent method of cartography in the 2010s.The collection contains manuscript and printed maps, notebooks,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 2019; 1799 - 2023