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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

In addition to the general subject search terms for maps, specific results can be obtained by including a time period range with the subject search terms for maps. The area to limit the time period in GEORGE can be found on the Advanced Search page. In the space provided for Year (example below), enter the inclusive dates. For example, when searching for maps in the 19th century, limit the dates by entering 1800 in the After box and 1900 in the Before box.


The map collection in the Special Collections Research Center at Georgetown University contains maps from different time periods. The most heavily emphasized time periods that have been identified are the:

There is also a category for maps that are Pre-18th Century, namely the 16th and 17th centuries. There are more maps in this collection that have not been identified as related to a certain date.

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