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Rare maps

Libraries

Globes on display

The David Rumsey Map Center enables and promotes interdisciplinary scholarship through the use of cartographic information in all forms—from paper

Special Collections, Barchas Room

Acquires and preserves manuscripts, rare books, and university archives.

Course guides

Course number Term Guide Instructor
CLASSGEN 61N Winter Classical California Grant Parker

Notable collections

Africa / Libya / Morland / mit allen kunigsreichen so zu unsern zeiten darin gefunden werden (Basel, ca. 1545)

Antiquarian maps from all over the world.

The David Rumsey Map Collection at Stanford University Libraries

18th and 19th century North and South American cartographic materials

Antiquarian maps of Africa from the collections of the late Dr. Oscar I. Norwich and the Stanford University Libraries.

Subject Librarians

G. Salim Mohammed, Digital and Rare Maps Librarian
Head and Curator, David Rumsey Map Center
(650) 723-5100
Julie Sweetkind-Singer
Assistant Director of Geospatial and Cartographic Services, Head of the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections
(650) 725-1102