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Fonds No. 1: Maps and Plans Collection

Date range
XVII-XXw

Biography / History
The Map Collecion was created from gifts of private persons. Acquisition Note: Completed between 1943 and 1999. Gifts of private persons: Louis C. Karpinski, W. Zaborski, Dewey family and others.

Abstract
This small collection consists of printed colored European maps, mainly of the territory of North and Central Europe: Scandinavia and Baltic Sea (1678), Germany - Brandenburg, Saxsonia, Pomerania and Prussia (1692-1779), Poland - especially Gdansk (1734) and Lithuania. Old cities vistas - Warsaw, Cracow, Lwow and Vilnius (17th to 18th century). There are also printed military and administrative maps and atlases of Poland from 20th century. Arrangement in Series: By country.

No.TitleDatesLanguages
Czech
1Bohemia - "Le Royaume de Boheme, Le Duche de Silesie et les Marquisats de Moravie et Lusace…", Muller, 17511751-1751
Germany
2Germany - "L'Empire d'Allemagne distingue suivant l'estendue de tous les Estats, Principautes…",H. Jaillot, Paris, 16921692-1692
3Germany - "A New map of the Kingdom of Prussia…", J.Cary, London, 17991799-1799
4Germany - "L'Allemagne Dressee sur les Observations de Tycho-Brahe de Kepler de Snellius…", G. de L'isle, Paris, 17011701-1701
5Germany - "Map of the Germanic Confedered States including the Kingdom of Prussia…", W.Faden, London, 18201820-1820
6Germany - Brandenburg - "La Marquisat et Electorat de Brandemburg, qui fait patrie du cercle…", H. Jaillot, Paris, 16921692-1692
7Germany - Pomerania - "Le Duche de Pomeranie divise en ses Principales Parties…",H. Jaillot, Paris, 16921692-1692
8Germany - Saxsonia - "Le Cercle de la Haute Saxe, ou sont le compris le Duche et Electorat de Saxe…", H. Jaillot, Paris, 16921692-1692
Lithuania
9Lithuania - "Novisima et accuratisima Magni Ducatus Lithuanie…", M.Seutteri, (XVII century)
10Lithuania - Grodno - "Grodna…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
11Lithuania - Vilnius - "Vilna Lithuaniae...", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
Poland
12Poland - "Carte de Pologne...", A. Rizzi-Zannoni, London,17721772-1772
13Poland - "Regni Poloniae et Ducatus Lithuanie…", F. de Witt, Amsterdam, (XVII century)
14Poland - Cracow - "Cracovia…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
15Poland - Cracow - "Cracovia…", Erik Dahlberg, 16961696-1696
16Poland - Cracow - "Cracovia…", Merrion, 17201720-1720
17Poland - Gdansk - "Das belagerte Danzig Weltberühmte Haupt und Handelstatt de Polnischen Preussens…", 17341734-1734
18Poland - Lowicz - "Lovicenses Civitas Quae Est Archiepiscopa…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
19Poland - Lublin - "Typus Civitatis Lubliniensi…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
20Poland - Przemyol - "Premisla Celebris Russiae Civitatis…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
21Poland - Warsaw - "Prealium ad Warsawiam dies Secundum 19 Julij 1656…", Erik Dahlberg, 16961696-1696
22Poland - Warsaw - "Urbs Varsovia…", Erik Dahlberg, 16961696-1696
23Poland - Warsaw - "Varsovia…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
24Poland - Zakroczym - "Prospectus Oppidi Sacrozin…", Erik Dahlberg, 16961696-1696
Russia
25Russia - Moscow - "Moscauw…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
Sweden
26Scandinavia - "La Scandinavia Duiusa nelli suoi Regni di Svezia, Danimarca, Norvegia…",Gio Giacomo Rossi, Roma, 16781678-1678
Ukraine
27Ukraine - Lvov - "Leopolis", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae,16181618-1618
Poland
28Poland (1939) - "Mapa Samochodowa i Stanu Drog w Polsce na rok 1938-1939", Polski Touring Klub, Warszawa ca.19391939-1939
29Poland (1940) - "Poland (Territories Occupied by Russia and Lithuania)", The Foreign Department the Public National Bank and Trust Company of New York, New York1940-1940
30Poland (1940) - "Poland (Territory Occupied by Germany)", The Foreign Department the Public National Bank and Trust Company of New York, New York1940-1940
31Poland (1943) - "Fizyczna mapa Polski. Pomoc dla Wojskowych internowanych w Szwajcarii.", YMCA, Genewa1943-1943
32Poland (1943) - "Poland Through the Ages", The Polish Information Center", New York1943-1943
33Poland (1944) - "Map of Eastern Gemany and Western Poland", The Geographical Section of the Polish Ministry of Information, London1944-1944
34Poland - Cracow (1618) - "Cracovia…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae1618-1618
35Poland - Cracow (1696) - "Cracovia…", Erik Dahlberg1696-1696
36Poland - Cracow (1720) - "Cracovia…", Merrion1720-1720
37Poland - Gdansk (1734) - "Das belagerte Danzig Weltberühmte Haupt und Handelstatt de Polnischen Preussens…"1734-1734
38Poland - Gdansk (1947) - "Gdansk", Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny Sztabu Generalnego W.P., Warszawa1947-1947
39Poland - Gdynia (1931) - "Gdynia", Wojskowy Instytut Geograficzny, Warszawa1931-1931
40Poland - Lowicz (1618) - "Lovicenses Civitas Quae Est Archiepiscopa…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae1618-1618
41Poland - Lublin (1618) - "Typus Civitatis Lubliniensi…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae1618-1618
42Poland - Przemysl (1618) - "Premisla Celebris Russiase Civitatis…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae1618-1618
43Poland - Torun (1618) - "Thorn…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae1618-1618
44Poland - Warsaw (1618) - "Varsovia…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae1618-1618
45Poland - Warsaw (1696) - "Prealium ad Warsawiam dies Secundum 19 Julij 1656…", Erik Dahlberg1696-1696
46Poland - Warsaw (1696) - "Urbs Varsovia…", Erik Dahlberg1696-1696
47Poland - Warsaw (1915) - "Warsaw (Varshava)", The Geographical Section of General Staff, London1915-1915
48Poland - Zakroczym (1696) - "Prospectus Oppidi Sacrozin…", Erik Dahlberg1696-1696
Russia
49Russia - Moscow (1618) - "Moscauw…", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae1618-1618
Sweden
50Scandinavia (1678) - "La Scandinavia Duiusa nelli suoi Regni di Svezia, Danimarca, Norvegia…",Gio Giacomo Rossi, Roma1678-1678
Ukraine
51Ukraine - Lvov (1618) - "Leopolis", Braun-Hogenberg, Coloniae1618-1618
52Ukraine - Zitomir (1915) - "Jitomir", The Geographical Section of General Staff, London1915-1915
USA
53USA - California - Berkeley (1961) - "University of California. Berkeley Campus.", University of California, Berkeley1961-1961
54USA - New York - New York (1942) - "Norman,s Map of New York City", Norman Garbush, New York1942-1942
55USA - New York - New York (1979) - "New York City Census Tracts 1970. ", Polish Slavic Center, Inc., New York1979-1979