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Views of the world

Olin Library’s map collection recently received generous donations from two Cornell professors. Michael Tomlan, director of the Historic Preservation Planning Program in the Department of City and Regional Planning, allowed the library to add to its collection digital images of 10 valuable historical maps owned by his company, Historic Urban Plans. They include: • a 17th-century Dutch […]

Paper to public

In the age of GPS, the Cornell Library found a new way to look at maps from all over the world. More than 150 items in the Map Collection — initially available only to patrons who could come to the library and look at them on paper — are now available as digital images in […]