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Alaska's Digital Archives

Alaska's Digital Archives

A wealth of historical photographs, albums, oral histories, moving images, maps, documents, physical objects, and other materials from libraries, museums and archives throughout our state.

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Antique & Scientific Instruments U.K.

Antique & Scientific Instruments U.K.

Antique microscopes, telescopes, surveying levels & theodolites, barometers & barographs, nautical compasses, octants & sextants, globes & maps, and more for sale.

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Central Pacific Rail Road Museum

Central Pacific Rail Road Museum

A wide selection of CPRR, UPRR digitally restored period stereoviews and photographs, engravings, illustrations, maps, exhibits,etc.

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Co. B 3rd Regiment Confederate Engineers

Co. B 3rd Regiment Confederate Engineers

The role of the Engineers in the War Between the States. Co B 3rd Regt has a large collection of period instruments, books and maps.

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Colvin Crew

Colvin Crew

Champion of the NYS Forest Preserve who was instrumental in the creation of the Adirondack Park through his position as Superintendent of NYS Land Surveys (1872-1900)

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Department of the Geographer to the Army, 1777-1783

Department of the Geographer to the Army, 1777-1783

The purpose of the Department of the Geographer is to accurately portray a working interpretation of the Department during the period from 1777 to 1783.

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Digital History

Digital History

Links to Historic Maps: "So Much More Than Just a Map". Designed and developed to support the teaching of American History and contains resource guides for 44 historical eras and topics.

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Hydro International Magazine

Hydro International Magazine

Hydro International publishes articles by leading hydrographers on the state of the market, technical issues and national and international policies.

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International Slide Rule Museum

International Slide Rule Museum

ISRM is the world's largest free digital repository of all things concerning slide rules and other math artifacts.

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Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

The Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation seeks to connect people and place in the spirit of Lewis and Clark.

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Lincoln Highway Association

Lincoln Highway Association

Celebrating the first road across America. Discover the landscape and attractions along the Lincoln Highway as it winds its way from New York to San Francisco.

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LSRP

LSRP

State Rules, Regulations and Statutes, Education, Statutes, and Technical Standards.

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Museo Galileo - Virtual Museum

Museo Galileo - Virtual Museum

One of the foremost international institutions in the History of Science. A specialized library, archives, multimedia, photographic and restoration laboratories.

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National Maritime Museum Collections

National Maritime Museum Collections

A collection of over 2 million objects about the sea, ships, astronomy and time. Collections Online gives you access to over 12,000 of these.

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National Road Associations - Illinois

National Road Associations - Illinois

The road that built the nation beginning in Cumberland, Maryland with its terminus in Vandalia, Illinois.

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Neatline Antique Maps

Neatline Antique Maps

Original antique maps produced from the 15th to mid-20th centuries

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Nebraska's Historical Markers

Nebraska's Historical Markers

The early surveyors who laid out the public land system are chronicled in Jerry Penry's exploration of the oldest and rarest geodetic monuments in Nebraska.

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NOAA Central Library

NOAA Central Library

U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey Special Publications

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North Carolina Maps

North Carolina Maps

A comprehensive, online collection of historic maps of the Tar Heel State containing over 1,500 maps, ranging in date from the late 1500s to the 1970s.

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Scientific Instrument Society

Scientific Instrument Society

The SIS was founded in 1983 to bring together people with a specialist interest in scientific instruments ranging from precious antiques to electronic devices only recently out of production.

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The Arizona Historical Society Library and Archives

The Arizona Historical Society Library and Archives

Four regional repositories actively collect and preserve manuscripts, maps, personal papers, photographs, films, oral histories, books and other materials that chronicle the history of Arizona, the West and Northern Mexico as it pertains to Arizona.

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The Corner Corner

The Corner Corner

Places where three or more states or provinces meet at a point.

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The CURTA Calculator Page

The CURTA Calculator Page

The Austrian Calculating Machine Manufacturing Company.

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The Entire History of the World In a Gorgeous Chart

The Entire History of the World In a Gorgeous Chart

The chart emphasizes domination, using color to show how the power of various "peoples" evolved throughout history.

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The Museum of Measurement and Time

The Museum of Measurement and Time

Open since October 28, 2010, exhibits of Land Surveying, Clocks and various measuring devices are on display. Surveyors and clock collectors are especially welcome.

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The World of Plumb Bobs

The World of Plumb Bobs

Explore collections of one of the oldest tools of the surveying and construction trades. Exhibitions, galleries, meetings, publications, and many excellent images featured.

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Time and Navigation

Time and Navigation

The Untold Story of Getting From Here to There - Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.

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Union Pacific Rail Road Museum

Union Pacific Rail Road Museum

One of the oldest corporate collections in the nation that trace the development of the transcontinental railroad and the American West.

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USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer

USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer

Explore a location to see a list of Historical US Geological Survey Maps.

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Washington Map Society

Washington Map Society

The purpose of the Washington Map Society is to support and promote map collecting, cartography and cartographic history.

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Washington State University Libraries

Washington State University Libraries

More than 600 maps online, predominantly of the Pacific Northwest and, more particularly, of Washington State. It extends back into the sixteenth century.

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