Answered By: Jonas Baker
Last Updated: Oct 30, 2018     Views: 150

Q: Where is the Map Collection?
Answered by: Jonas Baker

The maps collection, which encompasses most pre-1900 era maps, has been moved to the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.  All questions regarding the maps collection should be referred to Margit Kaye ( or telephone # (203)432-1867).   

As part of the move, the Beinecke Library has been digitizing more than 20,000 maps, which will now be available in the Beinecke’s Digital Library at This is an ongoing project with new images added weekly. For more information about this digitization project see the earlier announcement:

Non-rare maps and other volumes formerly located in the Maps Collection, and maps at LSF, are findable in Orbis and will be accessible for use at CSSSI by sending email requests to

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