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This category is for online viewable collections of historical maps. This category includes both antique maps and modern maps showing historical boundaries.
Historical Atlas of the 20th Century
Large collection of color-coded atlas maps showing world population, governments, wars, and other historical trends. Many include brief historical commentaries.
Mapping History Project
Socio- and political maps of 18th and 19th century United States; classical age Mediterranean. Some maps require Shockwave plug-in.
David Rumsey Collection
Thousands of high-resolution digital images of maps from the David Rumsey Collection, one of the largest private collections of historic maps in the US. Focus is 18th and 19th c. North and South America cartographic materials.
On-line magazine about antique maps with articles about mapmaking, exhibits, and classified ads.
Turkey in Maps
On-line exhibitions of antique maps of Turkish Empire and Asia Minor (present day Turkey).
History Link 101 Map Page
Collection of historical and educational maps of ancient Africa, China, Egypt, Greece, Mesopotamia, Rome, Middle Ages and Prehistoric Man.
Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe
Maps showing political status of Europe and Mediterranean basin at the end of each century from AD 1 to AD 2000, plus maps of historical battle sites. Site in English and French.
Yale University Map Collection
200 period maps and globes from 16th to 19th c., including world, continent, and city maps. Majority of maps are New World. Includes Lada-Mocarski, Cross, and Lanman map collections.
Great Britain maps, 16th through 19th century, divided into counties and regions.
Canada at Scale: Maps of our History
National Archives of Canada online exhibition with large collection of digital maps and historical explanation. 16th to 19th century maps of Canada and North America.