August 17, 2002 - 705 New Maps Added

The following are highlights from 705 New Maps added to the David Rumsey Collection. All titles may be found by searching under Search/by Publication Author using the author last names below. Or click here to view all 705 new maps.

Railroad and Land Development Maps of Texas, various dates, 1877 to 1892.
(Galveston, Texas), Houston and Texas Central Railway, International & Great Northern Railroad, Southern Pacific Company, St. Louis, Iron Mountain, and Southern Railway Company, Texas and Pacific Railway, and Texas Land and Immigration Company.

Maps of the City of Boston, various dates, 1835 to 1888.
Haynes, Tilly, Hopkins, G.M., Prang, L. & Co., Sampson, Murdock & Co., Sidney, F. G.; Smith, R. P., and Smith, George G.

California Land Development Maps, various dates, 1887 to 1914.
California State Board of Trade, Honey Lake Valley Land and Water Company; Taylor, L. H., Johnstone, E. McD.; Southern Pacific Company, McKay, Scott, Reece, C. W.; Tucker, E., Southern Pacific Company, and Tamalpais Land And Water Co.; Clapp, Charles H.; Avery, Gus D.

Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Minnesota, 1874.
Andreas, A.T.
191 Maps and views. One of the earliest atlases of Minnesota with maps and views of cities, counties, farms, commercial buildings, as well as three special birds eye views of Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Winona that are not found in the standard editions of this work.

Illustrated Historical Atlas of the State of Iowa, 1875.
Andreas, A.T.
222 Maps and views. Similar in format to the Minnesota Historical Atlas, with extensive coverage of Iowa farm plats and views.

Atlas...On the Geology of the Comstock Lode and the Washoe District, 1882.
Becker, George F.
22 Maps, sections, and diagrams. An important atlas of the mining activity in the Comstock Lode in northern Nevada.

Illustrated Topographical and Historical Atlas of the State of Vermont, 1876.
H.W. Burgett and Company, Beers, J.B. & Co.
81 Maps and views. This scarce atlas is styled after the Andreas atlases of Iowa and Minnesota, although the views are more frequently of commercial establishments than of homes or farms. It is very well done, and the only known production of H.W. Burgett.

(Atlante Geografico), 1856
Marzolla, Benedetto.
51 Maps. This is a very attractive and scarce atlas by a Italian cartographer from Naples. Marzolla prints extensive notes with his maps, listing his cartographic sources and giving political and statistical information on the areas covered. The map of "Nuova California" is based on the Hypolite Ferry map of 1850 and is discussed by Wheat. The maps are dated from 1840 to 1856.

Atlas of the State of Michigan, 1873
Walling, H.F.
89 Maps. The first Michigan State atlas. Maps of each county are included, as well as important cities.