This collection was originally part of the Alfred H. de Vries map collection. The map collection is available through UC Berkeley
and contains 416 volumes in addition 106 individual sheet maps. This collection consists of original manuscript “Maps and
their Makers Through the Centuries: A General Handbook for Map History”, newspaper clippings regarding the exhibit of his
map collection in Amsterdam, 1937, and a copy of “On the Development of Cartography” presented to the Cercle de Bibliophile
in Amsterdam in April, 1936. Also included are photos of the map making process, a lecture given to the San Francisco Museum
of Art on “400 Years of Mapmaking”, 1 miniature map, a sheet of stamps from various counties and personal/business correspondence.
De Vries was a lecturer and research associate in Map History from Fall 1942 to Spring 1951 at University of California, Berkeley.
1.2 linear feet
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of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions,
privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond
that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for
any use rests exclusively with the user.
Collection is open for research.