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Rhode Island School of Design

Maps & Mapping: Locating maps

Resources on spatial, chronologic, conceptual, contemporary, and historic maps & mapping

Regional, state, local

Browse the RISD/ATH catalog and Brown's catalog for local map resources

Rhode Island maps (RISD/ATH)

Rhode Island maps (Brown)

Providence, RI maps

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Rhode Island

Digital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970 are available at Brown University Library

Brown Library - Spatial data and GIS + subject map resources

Research guide to Rhode Island Maps

Related Guide - Place

Search the catalog for maps & mapping

Begin by browsing these subject links in RISD/ATH and worldcat







navigation (Brown)

... and these related subjects


graphic methods

nautical charts

stars - atlases

statistics, charts, diagrams

Search for Maps by Culture

ex: Indians of North America - maps (worldcat)

Search by Title

Dissident cartographies

Map Book

Search Thematically  - Browse the subject thematic maps in worldcat

About the author

Ellen Petraits
Research & Instruction Librarian
Coordinator of Graduate Library Instruction

Contact Info
Fleet Library @ RISD
Research & Instruction Dept, 1st Floor

 Ellen Petraits
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