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Museo Galileo -
One of the foremost international institutions in the History of Science. A specialized library,
archives, multimedia, photographic and restoration laboratories.
Time and Navigation |
The Untold Story of Getting From Here to There - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum,
State Rules, Regulations and Statutes, Education, Statutes, and Technical Standards.
Antique & Scientific Instruments
Antique microscopes, telescopes, surveying levels & theodolites, barometers & barographs, nautical
compasses, octants & sextants, globes & maps, and more for sale.
Strange Maps |
A collection and commentary on all kinds of intriguing maps—real, fictional, and what-if's.
Antiquarian maps and related books (atlases, history of cartography, selected reference books,
etc). An array of focused reference and resource information, for the collector and enthusiast.
Hydro International publishes artices by leading hydrographers on the state of the market,
technical issues and national and international policies.
TVA Map & Photo Records |
TVA Map & Photo Records has been the central repository for this geographical data since 1940. The
area covered includes the entire Tennessee River drainage basin and the TVA power service region.
Links to Historic Maps: “So Much More Than Just a Map”. Designed and developed to support
the teaching of American History and contains resource guides for 44 historical eras and topics.
The Arizona Historical Society
Library and Archives |
Four regional repositories actively collect and preserve manuscripts, maps, personal papers,
photographs, films, oral histories, books and other materials that chronicle the history of
Arizona, the West and Northern Mexico as it pertains to Arizona.
Carolina Maps |
A comprehensive, online collection of historic maps of the Tar Heel State containing over 1,500
maps, ranging in date from the late 1500s to the 1970s.
Washington State University
More than 600 maps online, predominantly of the Pacific Northwest and, more particularly, of
Washington State. It extends back into the sixteenth century.
Alaska's Digital Archives |
A wealth of historical photographs, albums, oral histories, moving images, maps, documents,
physical objects, and other materials from libraries, museums and archives throughout our state.
Historical Markers |
The early surveyors who laid out the public land system are chronicled in Jerry Penry's
exploration of the
oldest and rarest geodetic monuments in Nebraska.
The World of Plumb Bobs |
Explore collections of one of the oldest tools of the surveying and construction trades.
Exhibitions, galleries, meetings, publications, and many excellent images featured.
Bill Weikel's Adventure |
Reenactors lay out the first meridian and base lines in Montana on a limestone hill southwest of
Three Forks, Montana.
Colvin Crew |
Champion of the NYS Forest Preserve who was instrumental in the creation of the Adirondack Park
through his position as Superintendent of NYS Land Surveys (1872-1900)
American Surveyor Map Collection |
A collection of over 150 US historical maps, reproduced
on acid free archive-quality paper. Hand-selected for their beauty and historical significance.
The surveying artifacts that remain today from the colonial period of our
country's history are important as historical representations of the art of the colonial instrument
Scientific Instrument Society |
The SIS was founded in 1983 to bring together people with a specialist interest in scientific
instruments ranging from precious antiques to electronic devices only recently out of production.
Washington Map Society |
The purpose of the Washington Map Society is to support and promote map collecting, cartography
and cartographic history.
Celebrating the first road across America. Discover the landscape and attractions along the
Lincoln Highway as it winds its way from New York to San Francisco.
Fine reproduction instruments manufactured in America producing a variety of instruments, usable
and accurate for specific purposes.
Union Pacific Rail Road
One of the oldest corporate collections in the nation that trace the development of the
transcontinental railroad and the American West..
Central Pacific Rail Road
A wide selection of CPRR, UPRR digitally restored period stereoviews and photographs, engravings,
illustrations, maps, exhibits,etc.