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Paul Stevens map collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2020-SC-024

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

Dates

  • 1541-1778

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.

Extent

26 Sheets

Language of Materials

English

French

German

Latin

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically and filed according to size.

Status
In Progress
Author
Alison Wells, Special Collections Archivist
Date
June 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington Repository

Contact:
PO Box 3600
Mount Vernon VA 22121
703-799-3600