Online Resources for Teaching

Some important resources for finding historical maps and related teaching materials online

Newberry resources:

Digital Newberry:

Newberry Digital Collections:

Historic Maps in K-12 Classrooms:

Mapping Movement in American History and Culture:

Digital Collections for the Classroom:


General resources: 

Maps History/History of Cartography:

History of Cartography Online:

Digital Public Library of America:

Library of Congress Digital Collections (search term: maps):

Old Maps Online:

NEH Edsitement:


Recommended historical map libraries sites:

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection:

Osher Map Library:

Norman B. Leventhal Map and Education Center:

David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford University:

New York Public Library:

American Geographical Society Library, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee:

Harvard University Map Collection:

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University:

John Carter Brown Library, map collection: