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Free Historical Maps - Worldwide.  Old Maps Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific, Latin America

Free historical maps – worldwide. Old maps Europe, Asia, Africa, the Pacific, Latin America. Links to free online map collections.

Africa Maps – Old Maps Africa

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Afriterra – Old Maps Africa

Historical maps of Africa. Over 2,500 maps fully digitized and viewable in a freely accessible online database.

Ancient Maps

799 13th -18th Century Maps from Library of Congress

Asia Maps – Old Asia Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Read full length books online free at the Century Past Fiction section.

Australia – 1886 Atlas with 81 Maps

From the National Library of Australia

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Australia and the Pacific Maps – Old Pacific Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

History and Geography of Europe and the World – Old Maps Europe

This collection from EurAtlas has hundreds of online historical maps of areas around the world, with an especially strong collection for Europe.

Cambridge Modern History Atlas 1912

All(?) maps from this world atlas, at the Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection.

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

Over 86,000 maps and related images. Includes rare 16th through 21st century maps of America, North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Pacific, Arctic, Antarctic, and the World. David Rumsey Map Center.

Digital Partner Collections at Leventhal Map Center

Links to 19 major online collections of historical maps.

Europe Maps – Old Maps Europe

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Historical Map Web Sites

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Century Past Articles & Digital Collections

Historical Map Web Sites – Perry-Castaneda Map Collection – Free Historical Maps

A collection of hundreds of links to online map collections at other locations, in and outside the U.S. University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Jamaican Maps

42 maps. University of the West Indies; Mona Library.

Korea Maps – Old Asia Maps

From the Perry-Castaneda Map Collection, UT Library Online.

Map Collection at the John Carter Brown Library – Free Historical Maps

3,500 ‘early’ maps.

Map Collections at the Digital Bodleian – Free Historical Maps

7 collections of very old maps of Great Britain and the World. Digital Bodleian.

Maps of Africa to 1900 – Old Maps Africa

Nearly 2,500 maps. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Maps of the Americas

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

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Maritime Charts and Atlases – Free Historical Maps

Nautical charts and atlases for the world and particularly North America. The core of collection is 25 atlases from the 17th and 18th centuries. Also 1,500 charts, mostly from the 19th century. Digital Commonwealth

Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection – Free Historical Maps

Nearly 7,700 maps; mostly historical maps of the U.S.

Oriental Institute Map Series

Seven Site Maps covering the ancient Near East (Egypt, Sudan, The Levant, Syria, Turkey, Iraq, and Iran), locating primary archaeological sites, modern cities, and river courses. The Oriental Institute of Univ. of Chicago.

Polar Regions and Oceans Maps – Free Historical Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

Rare maps – West Indies

39 maps. University of the West Indies.

Topographic Map Series – Free Historical Maps

A worldwide series produced by the Army Map Service from the 1940s to the 1960s. Perry-Castaneda Map Collection, University of Texas Austin Libraries.

Urban Maps – Free Historical Maps

Pre-20th-century, with appr. 2,000 urban-related maps. Special focus on Boston and other Massachusetts cities and towns. Also examples of major types of urban mapping common in Europe and U.S. from end of the 16th century to early 20th century. Digital Commonwealth Massachusetts.

World Maps – Free Historical Maps

The Perry-Castaneda collection at University of Texas at Austin Libraries.

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