Abbreviations


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Repositories and Web Sites

  • AAS: Arkansas Archeological Survey
  • AGM: Archivo General Militar de Madrid [formerly SHM]
  • AGS: Archivo General de Simancas (Spain)
  • AGSL: American Geographical Society Library, U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • AN: Archives nationales (France)
  • ANOM: Archives nationales d'Outre-Mer (France)
  • AO: Archives of Ontario
  • APS: American Philosophical Society
  • ASH: Archives de la Service hydrographique [moved to BNF]
  • BANQ: Bibliothèque et Archives nationales Québec
  • BBM: Black Belt Museum, University of West Alabama
  • BCAH: Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas
  • BEU: Biblioteca Estense Universitaria (Italy)
  • BL: British Library
  • BNCF: Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale Di Firenze (Italy)
  • BNE: Biblioteca Nacional de España
  • BNF: Bibliothèque nationale de France
  • BNP: Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal
  • BPL: Boston Public Library
  • BSB: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
  • BSH: Bibliothèque de la Service hydrographique [moved to SHD-M]
  • BVPB: Biblioteca Virtual del Patrimonio Bibliográfico (Spain)
  • CAOM: Centre des Archives d'Outre-Mer, Archives nationales (France)
  • CARLI: Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois
  • CCA: Coin des Cartes Anciennes
  • CGE: Centro Geográfico del Ejército (Madrid) [formerly SGE]
  • CRCCF: Centre de Recherche en Civilisation Canadienne-Française, U. of Ottawa
  • CDL: California Digital Library
  • CHS: Chicago Historical Society
  • Clements: William H. Clements Library, University of Michigan
  • CNS: Center for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University (Canada)
  • CPL: Cleveland Public Library
  • CPRPHM: Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
  • DDL: Darlington Digital Library, University of Pittsburgh
  • DRMC: David Rumsey Map Collection
  • ECO: Early Canadiana Online
  • FEHC: Fundació d’Estudis Històrics de Catalunya
  • FLC: Cutter Map Collection, Fort Lewis College
  • FMC: Florida Map Collection, University of South Florida
  • GA: Georgia Archives (U.S.)
  • GB: Google Books
  • GDZ: Göttinger Digitalisierungszentrum, University of Göttingen
  • GenWeb: U.S. GenWeb Project
  • Geographicus: Geographicus Fine Antique Maps
  • GMU: C. Harrison Mann, Jr. Digitized Map Collection, George Mason University
  • HMC: Harvard Map Collection
  • HMW: Historic Map Works
  • HNF: Historic Natchez Foundation
  • HNOC: Historic New Orleans Collection
  • KHS: Kentucky Historical Society Map Collection
  • KSHS: Kansas State Historical Society
  • IA: Internet Archive
  • ICGC: Institut Cartogràfic i Geològic de Catalunya
  • JFBL: James Ford Bell Library, University of Minnesota
  • KnowLA: KnowLA, The Encyclopedia of Louisiana
  • LAC: Library and Archives Canada
  • LC: Library of Congress
  • LDL: Louisiana Digital Library
  • LMS: Lower Mississippi Survey
  • LSM: Louisiana State Museum
  • Manitoba: Manitoba maps (on Flickr)
  • MapHist: MapHist Discussion Group
  • MCC: Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication (France)
  • MCEM: Musée des Civilisations de l'Europe et de la Méditerranée (France)
  • MHCR: Mapas Históricos de Costa Rica
  • Miami: University of Miami Libraries
  • MPa: Maps of Pennsylvania
  • MQB: Musée du quai Branly (France)
  • NARA: National Archives and Records Administration (U.S.A.)
  • NCM: North Carolina Maps
  • NCSA: North Carolina State Archives
  • NFA: New France Archives
  • NL: Newberry Library
  • NLA: National Library of Australia
  • NMM: National Maritime Museum (U.K.)
  • NPS: National Park Service
  • NYHS: New York Historical Society
  • NYPL: New York Public Library
  • NYSL: New York State Library
  • OPS: Old Print Shop
  • PBA: PBA Galleries
  • PCECM: W.H. Pugsley Collection of Early Canadian Maps, McGill University
  • PRO: Public Record Office, National Archives (U.K.)
  • RAH: Real Academia de la Historia (Spain)
  • RAMC: Rucker Agee Map Collection, Birmingham Public Library (U.S.)
  • RLA: Research Laboratories of Archaeology, UNC at Chapel Hill
  • Ruderman: Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps
  • SBU: Stony Brook University
  • SGE: Servicio Geográfico del Ejército (Madrid) [currently CGE]
  • SHD-M: Service historique de la Défense (France), département Marine
  • SHM: Servicio Histórico Militar (Madrid) [currently AGM]
  • SMC: Stuckenberg Map Collection, Gettysburg College
  • SRC: Stephen R. Cook
  • TBH: Texas Before History
  • Talbot: William R. Talbot Fine Art
  • UA: Historical Map Archive, University of Alabama
  • UCP: University of Chicago Press
  • UFl: Map & Imagery Library, University of Florida
  • UGa: Hargrett Map Collection, University of Georgia
  • UIUC: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • UNC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • UTA: University of Texas at Arlington
  • UVa: University of Virginia Library
  • Weber: Carl J. Weber
  • Wikipedia: Wikipedia Commons
  • Wilson: Mark Wilson
  • WiSU: Wichita State University
  • Worldview: WorldView Antique Maps and Books
  • Yale: Yale University Library
  • YCBA: Yale Center for British Art

Other Abbreviations (with Repository Designation)

  • Facsimile: published facsimile of original map
  • Fine copy: manuscript facsimile of original map
  • Photo: photograph or photostat of original map
  • Tracing: manuscript tracing of original map
  • (d): direct link to map image (no viewer or frame)
  • (h): link to high-resolution image
  • (p): link to published illustration
  • (t): link to thumbnail image
  • (w): link to page archived on the Wayback Machine
  • (z): link to zoomable image
  •  * : link to image on local hard drive


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