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Roy V. Boswell Collection for the History of Cartography
SC.14  
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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: Roy V. Boswell Collection for the History of Cartography
    Dates: 1285 A.D. - 2012
    Collection Number: SC.14
    Creator/Collector: Boswell, Roy V. CSU, Fullerton University Archives & Special Collections
    Extent: The full collection contains 3089 volumes; 1526 maps in 120 map drawers; 46 document boxes.
    Repository: California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections
    Fullerton, California 92834-4150
    Abstract: The Collection for the History of Cartography was founded in 1971 by Roy V. Boswell and Ernest W. Toy, Jr., to provide a resource for scholarship and education in the history of cartography.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the California State University, Fullerton University Archives and Special Collections. No part of an audio tape or manuscript may be quoted for publication without the written permission of the University Archives and Special Collections, California State University, Fullerton. Requests for permission to quote from these materials should be addressed to: California State University, Fullerton University Archives and Special Collections 800 N. State College, PLS-352 | Fullerton, CA 92834-3599 (657) 278-3444 Permission requests for photograph use can be made by the completion of an Application for use-images form.

    Preferred Citation

    Roy V. Boswell Collection for the History of Cartography. California State University, Fullerton. University Archives and Special Collections

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains 1532 maps and 3089 volumes of books, pamphlets and periodicals. The maps range in date from 1285 to 1900. The books, pamphlets and periodicals form a reference collection for the study of cartography, geography, exploration and navigation from ancient times to 1900. The books, pamphlets, and periodicals are 20th and 21st century imprints.

    Indexing Terms

    Maps
    Early Maps
    Cartography - History

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