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Russian Maps of Foreign Countries
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Russian Maps of Foreign Countries
    Dates: 1958-1992 (Bulk 1963-1974)
    Collection Number: MC/02
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box); 64 items
    Repository: California State University, Northridge. Oviatt Library Map Collection
    Northridge, California 91330
    Abstract: The Russian Maps of Foreign Countries Collection includes more than 60 maps of various countries produced by the Soviet Union government during the height of the Cold War. National maps portray statistical, agricultural, industrial, climate data, and show major roads and cities. Relief is shown by shading and gradient tints. The bulk of the collection dates from the late 1960s to the early 1970s.
    Language of Material: Russian

    Access

    Collections are open for research. Viewing hours may be limited.

    Publication Rights

    Please contact the repository for publication information.

    Preferred Citation

    Russian Maps of Foreign Countries. California State University, Northridge. Oviatt Library Map Collection

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was acquired and developed by faculty from the Geography Department while conducting research in the Soviet Union.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Russian Maps of Foreign Countries Collection includes maps of countries from North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania (New Zealand). The geographic emphasis of the collection focuses on Russian maps of countries from Europe and Africa. Maps are folded and bound within small booklets and generally include legends and smaller insets. Scales and color vary.

    Indexing Terms

    [Country] -- Maps
    [Country] -- Climate -- Maps
    Industries -- [Country] -- Maps
    Agriculture -- [Country] -- Maps
    Thematic maps
    Road maps
    Statistical maps

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