Dr. Oscar I. Norwich collection of maps of Africa and its islands, 1486 - ca. 1865

Norwich, I.,.


316 items.
The collection contains 316 maps of Africa and its islands collected by Oscar I. Norwich, and includes sea charts and maps of Southern Africa; the Cape of Good Hope; North, East, and West Africa; islands, ports, and town plans. The majority of the maps are loose items, but a certain number are from rare, published atlases; a few were published in travel books.
Dr. Oscar I. Norwich of Johannesburg, South Africa, collected maps, both printed and manuscript, for more than thirty-five years.
Open for research; material must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.
Finding aid available online and in the Special Collections Reading Room.

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