Cartography – Publications about the Newberry Library Collections

Imperial Federation
Imperial Federation - Map of the World Showing the Extent of the British Empire. 1886. Map 4F G3200 1886 C7.

Akerman, James R. “A Collection of Haas Typographic Maps.” Mapline 64 (1991-2): 1-5. Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy in checklist area. This article describes a collection of 13 typographical maps, 1777–1803, by Wilhelm Haas elder and younger of Basel, Switzerland.

———. “Maps of the National Highways Association from a Recent Gift.” Mapline 72-73 (1994): 1-9. Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy in checklist area. This article describes 20 highway maps within a recently-acquired collection of 1700 American maps from the late 19th and 20th centuries.

———. Monarchs, Ministers & Maps: A Cartographic Exhibit at the Newberry Library on the Occasion of the Eighth series of Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1985. 49p. Call number: GA 190 A23.

Akerman, James, Robert W. Karrow, Jr., and David Buisseret. Two by Two: Twenty-two Pairs of Maps from the Newberry Library Illustrating 500 Years of Western Cartographic History: An Interpretive Guide to the Exhibition Mounted at the Newberry Library to Accompany the XVth International Conference on the History of Cartography, June 1993. Chicago: Newberry Library, 1993. 48p.
Call number: GA 190 A327 1993.

Akerman, James R. and Robert W. Karrow, Jr., eds. Maps: Finding Our Place in the World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007. Call number: Ref GA108 .M34 2007.

Apostol, Lucia. “Chicago’s Riverfront: Its Early History in Maps.” Mapline 59 (1990): 1-6. Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy in checklist area.

Baskes, Roger S., comp. “Atlases in the Newberry Library: A Short-title Catalog.” Unpublished, 1997. Call number: Special Collections Map Reference.

———. “U.S. and State Atlases in the Newberry Library.” Unpublished, 1992. 17p. Call number: Special Collections Map Reference.

Brod, Raymond M. “An Evaluation of the Newberry Library’s Holdings on Matthew Suetter.” Unpublished, n.d. 12p. Call number: Special Collections cartographic vertical file number 704.

———. “Suetter at the Newberry.” Mapline 39 (1985): 9. Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy in checklist area. This article describes the map collection of Matthew Suetter (1678–1757)

Buisseret, David. “Archival Research Opportunities in Discovery History at the Newberry Library.” Terrae Incognitae 13 (1981): 35-36. Call number: Ayer 1 T32 and photocopy at checklist table. This article includes a description of Carte Marines, a collection of eighteenth-century French maps.

Buisseret, David. A Cartographer’s View of the French Empire in the Early 18th Century: The Collection called Cartes Marines at the Newberry Library, Chicago. Edited by E.P. Fitzgerald. Proceedings of the Eighth Annual meeting of the French Colonial Historical Society, 1982. 9-11. Call number: Special Collections cartographic vertical file number 718.

———. Mapping the French Empire in North America: An Interpretive Guide to the Exhibition Mounted at the Newberry Library on the Occasion of the Seventeenth Annual Conference of the French Colonial Historical Society (La Societé d’Histoire Coloniale Française.) Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1991. 102p. Call number: Ayer GA 410 B85 1991.

———. Rural Images: The Estate Plan in the Old and New Worlds. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1988. 37p.
Call number: GA 203 B85 1988. This is an exhibition catalog.

———. Tools of Empire: Ships and Maps in the Process of Westward Expansion, An Exhibition at the Newberry Library, Opening on 3 June 1986. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1986. 41p. Call number: GA 359 B85 and photocopy in checklist area.

Campbell, Tony. Claes Jansz, Visscher: A Hundred Maps Described. Map Collectors’ Monographic Series, no.46. London: Map Collectors’ Circle, 1968. Call number: Ayer 290 C1445 1968.

Cappon, Lester J. “Retracing and Mapping the Bartrams’ Southern Travels.” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 118, no. 6 (1974): 507-513. Call number: A 9 .0304 and photocopy in checklist area.

Conzen, Michael P. and Diane Dillon, curators. Mapping Manifest Destiny: Chicago and the American West. Chicago: Newberry Library: 2007. Call number: Ref GA408.5 .W47 C66 2007.

Cullen, Charles T. and Martha Briggs, curators. Thomas Jefferson: A Life With Letters, An Exhibition Honoring the 250th Anniversary of the Birth of the Sage of Monticello. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1993. 80p. Call number: folio E 332 795.N4 1993. This catalog includes transcriptions of Thomas Jefferson manuscript letters from the Newberry’s Herbert R. Strauss Collection.

Cumming, William Patterson. British Maps of Colonial America: The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1974. Call number: 7Q 487.

Edward E. Ayer Collection. “The Geography of Claudius Ptolemy.” Unpublished, n.d.

Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography. “Ireland by the Half-foot: Newberry Completes Rare Set of Irish Maps.” Mapline 34 (1984): 11.
Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy in checklist area.

———. “Johan Gabriel Sack and his Maps.” Mapline 26 (1982): 1-4.
Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy in checklist area.

———. “Maximilian Expedition Sesquicentennial.” Mapline 27 (1982): 1-2. Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy at checklist table.

———. “Newberry Acquisitions.” Mapline 36 (1984). Call number: GA 101.M3.

———. “Newberry Acquisitions: The Collections of Rand McNally and Company.” Mapline 54 (1989): 7-9. Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy in checklist area.

“The Johann Gabriel Sack Map & Chart Collection.” Unpublished, 1964. Call number: Special Collections Map Reference. The Sack Collection comprises more than 1,600 separate maps (mostly showing western Europe) dating from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, primarily published in France, Germany, and the Netherlands.

Karrow, Robert W., Jr. “The Acquisition of the Rand McNally Collection.” A Newberry Newsletter 50 (1992): 5. Call number: folio Z 881 .C525 N52.

———, comp. “American City Maps/Plans: 1757–1781 or 2.” Unpublished, 1972. 12p. Call number: Special Collections cartographic vertical file number 298.

———. “Cartographic Collections of the Newberry Library.” The Map Collector 32 (1985): 10-15. Call number: folio GA 101.M28 and photocopy in checklist area.

———, comp. Mapping the American Revolutionary War: Catalog of an Exhibition Held at the Newberry Library, November and December, 1974. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1974. 34p. Call number: Special Collections Map Reference 5A 8470.

Karrow, Robert W., Jr., ed. and Brenda Berkman, comp. Index to Maps in the Catalog of the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana. Chicago: The Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography, Newberry Library, 1972.
Call number: Z 79.N 4235. The Graff Collection contains approximately 900 maps published in the nineteenth century, chronicling trans-Mississippi Western history. Separate maps in the Graff Collections are cataloged either in the main card catalog or the online catalog. This map subject index, tipped inside the back cover of Colton Storm’s Catalog of the Everett D. Graff Collections, identifies maps in books as well as separate publications.

Karrow, Robert W., Jr. and David Buisseret. Gardens of Delight: Maps and Travel Accounts of Illinois and the Great Lakes from the Collection of Hermon Dunlap Smith : An Exhibition at the Newberry Library, 29 October–31 January 1985. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1984. 39p. Call number: folio GA 190 K37 1984.

Matosos, Antonia. “Fondos Catalones en la Newberry.” Biblioteconomia 17 (1960): 22-30. This periodical is not in Library’s holdings.

Morris, Patrick A. “Checklist of Chicago Maps through 1917 in the Newberry Library.” Unpublished, 1994. 263 entries.
Call number: Ref Z 6028 N48 1994.

Nebenzahl, Kenneth. A Bibliography of Printed Battle Plans of the American Revolution, 1775–1795. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1975. 159p. Call number: -g 10832 .615.

Newberry Library. Five Centuries of Map Printing: An Exhibition Held on the Occasion of the Dedication of the Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography and the Third Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1973. 37p. and 93 col. slides. Call number: Map 4C 47.

———. Mapping the Great Lakes Region: Motive and Method : An Exhibition at the Newberry Library on the Occasion of the Fifth Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr. , Lectures in the History of Cartography. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1977. 21p. Call number: GA 405.N48.

———. “Maps and Views of Jerusalem.” Unpublished, 1974. 1p. Call number: Special Collections cartographic vertical number 295.

———. “Maps of Venice and Province in the Newberry Library, 1974.” Unpublished, 1974. Call number: Special Collections cartographic vertical file number 296.

“Novacco Collection.” Unpublished, n.d. 136p. Call number: Special Collections Map Reference. The Novacco Collection includes more than 800 maps printed in Italy during the sixteenth century, one of the strongest such collections in the world. This book catalog divides the Novacco Collection by geographic region.

Novacco, Franco. “The Franco Novacco Collection of Early Printed Maps.” Unpublished, n.d. Call number: Special Collections Reference.

Pollak, Martha D. Military Architecture, Cartography, and the Representation of the Early Modern European City: A Checklist of Treaties on Fortification in the Newberry Library. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1991. 119p. Call number: Ref NA 497 E85 P65 1991 in checklist area.

Postnikov, Alexey V. “Russian Cartographic Treasures of the Newberry Library.” Mapline 61-62 (1991): 6-8. Call number: GA 101.M3.

Smith, Catherine Delano. Maps in Bibles in the Newberry Library, Chicago: Finding List, 1500–1600 (with Polyglot, English Dutch, and French Bibles to 1800.) Ann Arbor, MI: Coram Press, 1989. 18p. Call number: G 2230 S64 1989. This book is described as a “Supplement to Maps in Bibles in the British Library: Finding List, 1500–1600, by Catherine Delano Smith and Elizabeth M. Ingram, 1988.”

———. “Notes from our Fellows: Maps in Bibles in the Newberry Library.” Mapline 58 (1990): 8-10. Call number: GA 101.M3.

Smith, Clara A., comp. List of Manuscript Maps in the Edward E. Ayer Collection. Chicago: The Newberry Library, 1927. Call number: Special Collections Map Reference.

University of Chicago Library. Atlases in Libraries of Chicago: A Bibliography and Union Check List. Chicago: The University of Chicago Libraries, Document Section, 1936. Call number: Ayer 290 C393 1936.

Waters, D.W. “Renaissance Cosmography” History of Science 12, no. 3 (1974): 227-230. Call number: photocopy in checklist area, this periodical is not in Library’s holdings.

Woodward, David. “Geographica Moderna: The Work of the Sixteenth-Century Italian Cartographers.” Mapline 4 (1979).
Call number: GA 101.M3 and photocopy in checklist area.. This is an exhibition catalog and contains many items from the Novacco Collection.

———. “The History of Cartography: Holdings and Proposed Acquisition Policy.” Presented to the Bibliographical Committee, The Newberry Library. Unpublished, 1970. Call number: Guide to the Collections, shelved in Reference.

———. “Ptolemy’s Geographia at the Newberry Library.” Unpublished, n.d. 1p. Call number: Special Collections cartographic vertical file number 307.

———. “Strengthening the Map Collections of the Newberry Library : A Report.” Unpublished, 1971. 78 leaves.
Call number: folio GA 195 C56 W66.