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What's in the Map Collection
- A wide range of atlases of the world and foreign national atlases, current and historical atlases of the US and New York State in paper and microform are available.
- Extensive Sanborn Atlas collection: Nation-wide digital coverage online (1867-1970). Additional years (1960-1990) on microfilm for MA, VT, CT, RI, PA, NJ, DC, and NY and NYC as well as paper for NYC (1916-1980).
- Topographic series providing coverage for most areas of the world at a scale of at least 1:250,000
- Comprehensive coverage of the United States, including all published U.S.G.S. topo maps at 1:250,000, 1:100,000, 1:62,500 and 1:24,000
- Coverage for Canada and European countries at 1:50,000
- Current editions of NOAA and NOS charts
- Coverage of all parts of the world, especially North America, the United States and major cities. Subjects include: road maps, physical and biological sciences, human, cultural and political geography, economics, forestry, agriculture, manufacturing, technology, communications, trade, the military, and historical geography.
- Extensive coverage for New York state and the city of Syracuse.
Mapping Reference Sources
HOLC / Redlining maps
From the University of Richmond - A collection of scanned redlining maps from the HOLC (Home Owners' Loan Corporation) of 150 cities across the USA plus the descriptions for each map and each section.
Office of Strategic Services Maps - OSS
From Stanford University - An exhibit of Stanford collection of 700+ OSS maps produced during World War Two.
The SU map collection has a collection of 640 OSS maps that can be searched for in the Classic Catalog.