1932 Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States

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The DSL (Digital Scholarship Lab) at the University of Richmond has digitized and enhanced with 21st Century technologies the maps from the 1932 Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States by Charles O. Paullin and edited by John K. Wright.

The Atlas covers numerous areas of interest from Indian tribes, Distribution of Wealth, Populations, Political & Social Reforms, cartography and more.

There is an intro video that explains what has been done with this atlas. Have fun.

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Scanning and digitizing for this project was done by the Discovery, Technology & Publishing department at the University of Richmond’s Boatwright Memorial Library.

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2 Responses to “1932 Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States”

  1. This is very cool. Thank you!

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