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Glen McLaughlin Map Collection: California as an Island

The California as an Island map collection was built by collector Glen McLaughlin over a period of 40 years. The collections' 800 items include a broad variety of materials from hemisphere to world maps, from title pages to celestial charts - all depicting the state as an island. The collection includes multiple states of the same map, where minute differences between maps are preserved in sequence for the serious cartographic scholar.


G. Salim Mohammed, Digital and Rare Maps Librarian
Head and Curator, David Rumsey Map Center
(650) 723-5100