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View of Georgetown campus from the Virginia side of the Potomac

View of Georgetown campus from the Virginia side of the Potomac

Maps at Georgetown University

Searching in GEORGE

There are multiple ways to search for types of maps and other cartographic tools that are already cataloged in GEORGE. 

Common subject searches include:

  • Cartography
  • Maps
  • Atlases
  • World maps
  • Historical geography
  • Aeronautical charts
  • Nautical charts
  • Tourist maps
  • Globes
  • Topographic maps

Types of Cartographic Tools in the Uncataloged Collection

This uncataloged collection in the Special Collections Research Center includes several types of maps and other cartographic items, such as pocket maps and railway guides. There are subpages for these different types, including:

Definitions of these types are included on the associated subpage. 

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