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Paul H. Chapman Map Collection (MC 133)

Scope and Content

This collection consists of some 250 maps of lands on both sides of the Atlantic. The antique maps are facsimiles.

1 map case with 10 drawers.

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Paul H. Chapman Map Collectionmust be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Paul H. Chapman Map Collection (MC 133)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia


These cartographic materials were donated by Paul H. Chapman in 2000.

Note to Researchers

These maps, and the case which houses them, were given as part of the ISAC holdings, and are available in the ISAC/Mahan Reading Room of the Archives.

ISAC Map Case Drawer List

Top Left Draswer


1 Catalogue 34, Rare Books and Maps, Walter Reuben, Inc.

2 Catalogue 35, One Hundred Rare Maps, Walter Reuben, Inc., 1979

3 Catalogue 39, Rare Books and Maps, Walter Reuben, Inc.

4 Fine Antique Maps, Richard B. Arkway, Inc.

5 Antique Maps and Atlases, Richard B. Arkway, Inc.

6 Facsimile Maps from the John Carter Brown Library

7 Art Source International, Catalog Number 14, July, 1988

8 Sotheby's, Catalogue of Highly Important Maps and Atlases, 1980

9 Ancient American Archaeology Magazine, issue 11,

10 New England Antiquities Research Association, Summer 1999

11 Historical and Geographical Notes, On the Earliest Discoveries in America 1453-1530 by Henry Stevens

12 Early Maps of the Isle of Man by A.M. Cubbon, Fourth Edition, 1974

13 The Map of Great Britain, circa 1360, known as The Cough Map

14 1997 Calendar. Natue in Motion

15 1998 Calendar. Artists of America.

16 1998 Calendar. Landmarks.

17 1998 Claendar. Antique Maps

18 Various Newsletters


1 Canada, Gander River, Newfoundland. 2E/2 Edition 2.

2 Canada, Gander River, Newfoundland, 2D/15 Edition 2.

3 Newfoundland and Labrador. Scale Approximately 1:2,200,000. Bonavista and Avalon Peninsulas.

4 ONC E-19, Canada. Scale 1:1,000,000.

5 Canada, Raleigh, Newfoundland. Scale 1:50,000 2M/12 Edition 2.

6 Canada, Newfoundland, Strait of Belle Isle.

7 Canada, Atlas Plate 19, December 1961.

8 Newfoundland and Labrador.

9 Canada, Coast of Labrador, South of Wolf Island to Strait of Belle Isle.

10 Canada, United States, ONC F-19, Scale 1:1,000,000.

11 Canada-Saint Pierre and Miquelon Islands, ONC F-20, Scale 1:1,000,000.

12 Saglek Bay to Nain. Natural Scale 1:250,000 at Lat. 65 degrees.

13 Canada, Newfoundland-Labrador, Turnavik Islands to Napatalik Island. Scale 1:100,000 (55 degrees 00' N).

14 Northern Labrador, Cape Chidley Sheet. Scale 1:250,000 at Lat. 65 degrees.

15 Canada, Hudson Strait, Diana Bay. Scale 1:50,000 at Lat. 60 degrees 57'N.

16 Canada, Coast of Labrador, Nain to Domino Point. Scale 1:588,000 at Lat. 55 degrees.

17 Newfoundland-Labrador, Hopedale Harbour and Vicinity. Natural scale 1:20,000.

18 Canada Coast of Labrador, White Cockade Island to South Wolf Island. Natural Scale 1:223,975 at Lat. 54 degrees.

19 St. Julien's, White Bay North District, Newfoundland. Scale 1:50,000.

20 Canada, Newfoundland-East Coast, Hare Bay. Scale 1:45,000.

21 Canada, St. Anthony, Newfoundland. Scale 1:50,000.

22 Quirpon, Newfoundland. Scale 1:50,000.

23 Canada, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Notre Dame-Bonavista. Scale 1:500,000.

24 Weir's Pond, Newfoundland. Scale 1:50,000.

25 Comfort Cove, Newfoundland. Scale 1:50,000.

26 Carmanville, Newfoundland. Scale 1:50,000.

27 Canada, Newfoundland-Northeast Coast, Orange Bay to Cape Bonavista. Scale 1:286,000 at Lat. 49 degrees 40'.

28 North Atlantic Ocean, Faeroe Islands. Natural scale 1:189,300 at Lat. 61 degrees 30'.

29 Newfoundland and Labrador. Map, Traveller's Guide to Geology.

30 Newfoundland and Labrador. Traveller's Guide to Geology. Guidebook for Stops of Interest.


1 Canada Map, National Geographic Society.

2 Nova Scotia, Highways and Byways, 1980.

3 Canada Map, Canadian Government Travel Bureau Ottawa, Canada.

4 Alberta, British Colombia Map.

5 Ontario Map, National Geographic Society.

6 Central Canada, National Geographic Society.

7 Alaska and Northwestern Canada.

8 British Colombia Alberta, Yukon Territory.

9 Saskatchewan Manitoba, Northwest Territories.

10 Quebec Map.

11 Ontario, National Geographic Society.

12 Various Newsletters.


1 The United States Map. Scale 1:4,560,000. Washington D.C., September 1987.

2 The United States Map. Scale 1:4,560,000. Washington, September.

3 The United States Map. John Oliver La Gorce, Editor. Washington, September 1956.

4 The United States Map. Cleartype, State Outline.

5 The United States Map. Scale 1:4,560,000. Washington, D. C., November 1993.

6 New England Map.

7 National Geographic Map of Hawaii.

8 Principal Hawaiian Islands Map. Scale 15 Miles to the Inch.

9 Hawaii Map. Washington, November 1983. Scale 1:865,100.

10 Southern California. U. S. Atlas Plate 69: May 1966.

11 United States, Washington to Boston. Atlas Plate 7, August 1962.

12 Central Rockies Map. Washington D. C. August 1984. Scale 1:2,000,000.

13 Ohio Valley Map. Washington D. C. December 1985.

14 Northwestern, United States Map. Atlas Plate 11, April 1960.

15 North Central, United States Map. Atlas Plate 9, November 1958.

16 Greater New York. Atlas Plate 15, July 1964.

17 Suburban, Washington. U.S. Atlas Plate 21, December 1964.

18 Far West Map. Washington, D. C., April 1984.

19 Central Plains. Washington, D. C., September 1985.

20 State of Alaska Map. Atlas Plate 18, July 1959. Scale 1:4,118,400 or 65 miles to the inch.

21 Close-Up: U.S.A. Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and West Virginia.

22 Close-Up: U.S.A. New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

23 Close-Up: U.S.A. New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

24 Close-Up: U.S.A. Maine with the Maritime Provinces of Close Up: Canada.

25 Close-Up: U.S.A. North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri.

26 Close-Up: U.S.A. Alaska.

27 Close-Up: U.S.A. Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming.

28 Tidewater and Environs. National Geographic Society. Washington, D. C., June 1988. Scale 1:1,260,000.

29 Deep South. National Geographic Society. Washington, D. C., August 1983.

30 South Central, United States. Atlas Plate 10, February 1961.

31 Southwestern, United States. Atlas Plate 12, November 1959.

32 Peoples of the Arctic. National Geographic Society. Washington, February 1983.

33 Northern Plains. Washington, D. C., December 1986.

34 Alaska. Washington, January 1984.

35 Texas. Washington, D. C., March 1986.

36 The Southwest. Washington, November 1982.

37 Atlantic Gateways. Washington, March 1983.

38 Pacific Northwest. Washington, D. C., August 1986.

39 Great Lakes. Washington, D. C., July 1987.

40 Earth Science. Information from the U.S. Geological Survey.


1 A Plan of the Town of Newport in the Province of Rhode Island, 1776.

2 A Plan of the Town of Newport in Rhode Island, 1777.

3 Bay of Narraganset in the Province of New England, 1777.

4 Mystery Hill North Salem N.H. November 21, 1977. Sheet 20F2.

5 Mystery Hill North Salem N.H. November 21, 1977. Sheet 10F2.

6 Narragansett Bay to Block Island.

7 Narragansett Bay, including Newport Harbor.

8 America's Stonehenge.


1 Little and Great Inagua. Scale 1:150,000.

2 West Indies and Central America. Washington, February 1981. Scale 1:4,500,000.

3 Guyana, Lesser Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela. Scale 1:1,000,000.

4 Bahama Islands, United States. Scale 1:1,000,000.

5 West Indies Map. Washington D. C., November 1987. Scale 1:4,395,000.

6 Barbados Map. Scale 1:50,000.

7 British Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico. Scale 1:1,000,000.

8 Bahama Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, Navassa Island. Scale 1:1,000,000.

9 Dominican Republic, Greater and Lesser Antilles, Haiti. Scale 1:1,000,000.

10 Bahama Islands, United States. Scale 1:1,000,000.

11 The Bahama Islands Map.

12 Atlantic Coast. Straits of Florida and Approaches. Scale 1:1,200,000.


1 Hebrides Map. Scale 1:1,000,000.

2 Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, United Kingdom. Scale 1:1,000,000.

3 Iceland Map.

4 Faeroe Islands (Denmark), Iceland, United Kingdom. Scale 1:1,000,000.

5 Faeroe Islands. Scale 1:200,000.

6 Azores (Portugal). Scale 1:1,000,000.

7 Azores Map. Scale 1:50,000.


1 Historical Maps, Canada, Cartes Historiques. Ottawa, 1982.

2 Canada in 1719.

3 The World Map. By P. Forlani and F. Bertelli, 1565.

4 America Map. By Sir William Keith, 1738.

5 America, Florida, Canada, etc. By Cornelis de Jode, 1593.

6 America Map. By Jodocus Hondius. Amsterdam, 1606.

7 Universalior Cogniti Orbis Tabula. Joahnnes Ruysch. Rome 1508.

8 Orbis Compendiosa Descriptio. Rumold Mercator. Geneva, 1587.

9 Regiones Sub Polo Arctico Map. By W. J. Blaeu, 1645.

10 Canada Map. By Pierre Du Val, Paris, 1653.

11 America Map. Arnoldo di Arnoldi, Sienne, 1600.

12 America Septentrionalis Map. Samuel Purchas, London, 1625.

13 North Pole Map. This map appeared in the first volume of Moses Pitt's, the English Atlas, Oxon, 1680.

14 North America. Bolognino Zaltieri, Venice, 1566.

15 New Map of Nova Scotia. Thomas Jefferys, 1755.

16 Canada Orientale nell America Settentrionale. Vincenzo Coronelli, 1692, 1694.

17 A New Map of Upper and Lower Canada by John Cary Engraver, 1807.

18 Nova Francia et Canada by Cornelius Wytfliet, 1597.

19 The “Henry Hudson Map”, 1612.

20 G. Gastaldi and G. B. Ramusio. La Nuova Francia, 1556.

21 G. A. Sarychev, com., 1792. This map appeared in Puteshestvie Flota Kapitana Sarycheva, St. Petersburg, 1802.

22 Extrema America versus Boream, ubi Terra Nova, Nova Francia. Joan Blaeu, 1663.

23 Carte Du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France. Guillaume Delisle, Paris, 1703.

24 Partie de L'Amerique Septent qui comprend La Nouvelle France ou le Canada. Guilles Robert de Vaugondy, Paris, 1755.

25 This Chart of the Coast where a North West Passage by Henry Ellis, London 1794.

26 The British Possessions in North America by Samuel Lewis 1794.

27 Parte Occidentale de la Nouvelle France ou Canada by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, Paris 1755.

28 Novvelle France Map by Samuel de Champlain, 1632.

29 Terra Nova Map by Johannes van Keulen, 1687.

30 Partie de la Nouvelle France by Alexis-Hubert Jaillot, Paris, 1685.


1 Carte de L'Amerique Septentrionale by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin, Paris, 1755.

2 Joseph-Bernard de Chabert, 32.3 x 57.6 cm. This chart appeared in de Chabert's Voyage fait par ordre du Roi en 1750 et 1751 dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, Paris, 1753.

3 Partie Occidentale du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France by Vicenzo Coronelli, Paris, 1688.

4 Eskimaux Charts No. 1, 2 and 3, 1822, reduced 14%, border added; in W.E. Parry, Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage..., London, John Murray, 1824.

5 Sir Robert Dudley, 48.2 x 73.9 cm. This map appeared in Arcano del Mare, Florence 1661. Carta particolare della terranuova con la gran Baia et il Fiume grande della Canida.

6 J. Deshayes, Paris, 1715, 61.0 x 48.6 cm. This is the eastern sheet of “La Grande Riviere de Canada”.

7 J. Deshayes, Paris, 1715, 61.2 x 48.6 cm. This is the western sheet of “La Grande Riviere de Canada”.

8 Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, & by Nicolas Sanson, Paris, 1656.

9 Samuel de Champlain, 1612, 43.0 x 76.0 cm. This map appeared in Les Voyages du Sieur de Champlain..., Paris, 1613.

10 John Mason, London, 1625. This map appeared in W. Vaughan's Cambrensium Caroleia, London, 1625.

11 Antonio Zatta, Venice, 1778, col. This map appeared in Zatta's Atlante Novissimo, Vol. 1, 1779.

12 World Map as the Face in a Fool's Cap. Anonymous. Antwerp? Circa 1590.

13 British America. This map appeared in “Tallis's Illustrated Atlas....”, published by J. & F. Tallis 1851.

14 A General Chart of The Island of Newfoundland. T. Jefferys, London, 1775.

15 To the King, this Chart of Hudson's Bay & Straits, Baffin's Bay, Strait Davis & Labrador Coast. C. Middleton, 1743, London.

16 Johannes van Keulen, Amsterdam, 50.8 x 58.3 cm. This map appeared in C. J. Vooght and J. Van Keulen's De Nieuwe Groote Lichtened Zee-Fakkel, vol. 4, Amsterdam, 1728.

17 British North America. J. Arrowsmith, London, 1854.

18 Sphaerarum Artificialium Typica Repraesentatio. Johannes Baptista Homann? Nurnberg, circa 1710?.

19 A new and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain on ye Continent of North America. Herman Moll and others. London, 1715.

20 A Chart of the Straights of Bellisle with Part of the Coast of Newfoundland and Labradore...James Cook. London , 1766.

21 A New Map of Part of North America...Arthur Doobs and Joseph La France. London 1744.

22 Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio. Gerard Mercator. Duisburg, 1595.

23 This circa 1720 anonymous map of New France despicts all five Great Lakes with major distortions and includes insets of Quebec City, the capital of New France. The northern part of present-day province of Quebec is fragmented by several imaginary waterways.

24 John Speed's map of North and South America, engraved in 1626, presents Hudson Bay based on Hudson's voyages. It omits details of the interior of Canada which had already appeared on Champlain's 1612 map of New France.

25 The Grand Banks off the east coast of Newfoundland, long the source of abundant seafood and now a potential source of petroleum, are mapped in great detail on this circa 1728 chart by the van Keulens, renowned Dutch publishers of marine atlases.

26 Canada Orientale nell's America Settentrional.

27 A New Map of North America. William Duke of Gloucester.

28 America.

29 Plan of the Town and Fortification of Montreal or Ville Marie in Canada.

30 Port de Louisbourg dans I'isle Royale.

31 America, 1596.

32 Sebastian Munster's 1540 woodcut map snows that accuracy was often not a primary concern of sixteenth-century map-makers. North and South America are nonetheless clearly recognizable. What appears to be Hudson Bay is instead the Atlantic Ocean misplaced, a concept known as the “Sea of Verrazzano”.

33 Captain John Smith's Map of Virginia. Printed at Oxford, 1612

34 The New Netherlands and New England 1635

35 Nova Europae Descriptio Auctore L. Hondio.

36 Extract from the Mapamundi of Sebastian Cabot of 1544.

37 Oceanus Occidentalis seu Terrae Novae: Reduced from the Ptolemy of 1513. Part of the Universalior Cogniti Orbis Tabula by John Ruysch of 1508

38 Tabula Islandiae Autore Georgio Carolo Flandro.

39 Juan de la Cosa's Chart of 1500 Reduced from M. Jomard's Facsimile.

40 Map in Latin. Atlantic Ocean, around Tropic of Cancer.

41 Astrology Map.

42 Stonehenge Map.

43 John Smith's Map of Virginia. With a Brief Account of Its History. Ben C. McCary.

44 Treasures of the National Map Collection, Public Archive of Canada, 1982


1 Antique Maps and Engravings. Catalogue 3.

2 Yukon and Northwest Territories Map. Washington D. C. 1997. Scale 1:6,186,000 or 1 inch = 90 miles.

3 Cornelis de Jode's 1593 world map.

4 Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accuratissima Tabula.

5 Justus Danckerts' circa 1680 decorative map shows the world in two hemispheres and the polar regions.

6 A world map from 1570 by Flemish cartographer Abraham Ortelius.

7 Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, 1656.

8 A Map of the Caribbee Island. Published in 1756 by Thomas Jefferys in London, England.

9 World map. Ptolemy, 1522.

10 Mappe - Monde.

11 The World in Hemispheres, by Hondius, approx. 1670.

12 North Polar Map by Willem Barent's, 1598.

13 Nuova Carta del Polo Artico. Isac Tirion.

14 Map of the World, ca. 1544, drawn by Battista Agnese.

15 Globe Terrestre. Globe Celeste.

16 Typus Orbis Universalis.

17 Carte de L'Isle Royale. Composed in 1744 by J. N. Bellin (1703-1772).

18 Partie de la Mer Glaciale, 1776.

19 World Map, published in 1719. Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, 1656.

20 Typus Orbis Terrarum.

21 The World in 1635. Reproduced from an engraving by Willen Janszoon Blaeu in the Cornell University Library.

22 Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula.

23 A Chart of the Pacific Ocean.

24 Spain and Portugal Map.

25 Part of a Portuguese Portolano 1514 (?) From Kuntzmann.

26 Manuscript Portulan Chart of North Atlantic. Nicholas Comberford, 1650.

27 Daily Express World Map. Equatorial Scale 1:40,000,000.

28 Tehuantepec Railway Company's.

29 The Land of Norumbega.

30 Map of the World made by Richard of Haldingham about 1290.

31 Chart of the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe, 1559.

32 Engraved World Chart. John Speed, 1626.

33 The Atlantic Ocean in 1650.

34 The World in 1635.

35 Mappa Mundi. Map of the World in Hereford Cathedral. A few translations of the 13th Century.

36 The Hereford Mappa Mundi. Wychwood Editions 1989.

37 Hereford Cathedral.

38 Various Newsletters.


1 USAF JET NAVIAGATION CHART, North Atlantic Ocean. Scale 1:2,000,000.


3 OPERATIONAL NAVIGATION CHART. Canada, Greenland (Denmark). Scale 1:1,000,000.

4 OPERATIONAL NAVIAGATION CHART. Canada, Greenland. Scale 1:1,000,000.

5 Aircraft Position Chart, North Atlantic. Scale 1:6,250,000.

6 USAF JET NAVEGATION CHART. Iceland. Scale 1:2,000,000.


1 Pilot Chart of the North Atlantic Ocean. Wave Climatology.

2 North Atlantic. Tropical Cyclones, 1968.

3 Northern Hemisphere Surface Chart. Aug. 17 & 25, 1970.

4 Fleet Operating Areas. Western Atlantic Ocean (Northern Part).

5 North Pacific. Tropical Cyclones, 1968.

6 Fleet Operating Areas. Western Atlantic Ocean (Southern Part).

7 Specialized Submersibles.

8 The International Ice Patrol.

9 Famous Ship Canals (Part 2).

10 Geographic Names.

11 Famous Ship Canals (Part 1)