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Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Finding Maps in Digital Collections & Databases

Not sure where to go to browse and search for digitized maps? The digital collections and databases listed on this page are excellent places to start. Feel free to contact our librarians if you need help tracking down a map or atlas.

Dorsetshere, Hampshere map (1622).
Image credit: Drayton, M. (1622). Dorsetshere, Hampshere [Book map]. A chorographicall description of all the tracts, rivers, mountains, forests and other parts of this renowned isle of Great Britain. London: Augustine Mathewes, John Marriott, John Grismand, and Thomas Dewe. David Rumsey Map Collection, David Rumsey Map Center, Stanford Libraries. Retrieved from

Boston Metro Area Collections

Historical Map Collections

Contemporary & Historical Map Collections

Specialized Map Collections

Library Databases with Maps

The following library databases include digitized maps and atlases. For a full list of library databases, go to Databases A-Z.