Paul Stevens map collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains 26 maps of the New World, dating 1541-1778, which illustrate the progression of European geographic knowledge about Virginia and North America from the 16th through the 18th centuries
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research during scheduled appointments. Researchers must complete the Washington Library’s Special Collections and Archives Registration Form before access is provided. The library reserves the right to restrict access to certain items for preservation purposes.
Biographical / Historical
Paul Schott Stevens donated the collection of maps to the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington in 2020.
Language of Materials
Arranged alphabetically and filed according to size.
- In Progress
- Alison Wells, Special Collections Archivist
- June 2022
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description