Library of Congress Geography and Map Division (Q66438501)

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cartographic division of the United States Library of Congress
  • Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress
  • Geography and Map Division
  • Geographic & Map Reading Room
  • G&M Reading Room
  • Geographic and Map Reading Room
  • Library of Congress Reference Department Geography and Map Division
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Library of Congress Geography and Map Division
cartographic division of the United States Library of Congress
  • Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress
  • Geography and Map Division
  • Geographic & Map Reading Room
  • G&M Reading Room
  • Geographic and Map Reading Room
  • Library of Congress Reference Department Geography and Map Division

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Library of Congress, Map Division quarters, north curtain, second floor [between 1900 and 1930] (English)
1800
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1897
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It was not until 1897, however, when the Library of Congress moved into its own building, that a separate Hall of Maps and Charts was created to house the growing collection... (English)
22 January 2020
1886
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Exist Dates: Active 1886 (English)
22 January 2020
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The division now occupies an area of 90,000 square feet in the Library's James Madison Memorial Building. (English)
22 January 2020
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The largest and most comprehensive cartographic collection in the world, the Geography and Map Division contains over six million maps in addition to a wide array of atlases, globes, raised relief models, archives, a vast collection of digital data and a GIS research center. (English)
22 January 2020
90,000 square foot
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The division now occupies an area of 90,000 square feet in the Library's James Madison Memorial Building. (English)
22 January 2020
101 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20540-4650 (English)
Maps in the Library of Congress
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Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
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21 January 2020
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Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division.
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21 January 2020
Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division
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21 January 2020
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22 January 2020
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