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Library Resource Guide for: SPATIAL DATA AND GIS


Cultural Maps from American Studies at the University of Virginia hosts several thematic maps, links, and historic information about the U.S.

David Rumsey Map Collection is a large collection of historical maps.

Digital History is a collection of historic maps and map sites listed by year, topic, and region.

Discover Canada through National Maps and Facts: History has canadian maps that date back to the exploration in 1497.

Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress: Map Collections

Hargrett Rare Book & Manuscript Library is the University of Georgia's collection of historic maps of the U.S.

Historical Atlas of the 20th Century has standing and interactive maps of the political, population, and government maps of the twentieth cnetury for countries all over the world, some of which are animated.

HyperHistory Online has an interactive historical map with the major powers and invasions from early civilizations to 1800.

Jewish History Resource Center: Historical Maps has a multitude of links relating to different aspects of judaism, including biblical and historical maps.

Lewis and Clark Interactive Journey Log has maps that correspond to an accounting of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

MacroHistory: Prehistory to the 21st Century has historical maps from all over the world from ancient times to the modern day.

MapMachine Civil War Edition is a National Geographic interactive map featuring Civil war battlefields and historic sites.

Paleomap Project has historical and climate maps of the world's geography in the far past, present, far future, and everything in between.

Remembering Pearl Harbor is another National Geographic interactive map, featuring a timeline of the events of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Transition Historical GIS Project"uses historical census data to document the state of U.S. cities from the end of the 19th Century into the early 20th Century."

Virtual Jamestown has many original maps of Jamestown and the surrounding areas with corresponding historical information.