Name and location of repository
Level of description
Rare and Distinctive Maps
- 1780-1975 (Creation)
Name of creator
The staff of Trinity University Special Collections and Archives will, upon occasion, assemble an artificial collection of related materials to serve as a teaching collection.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
Artificial collection of rare and distinctive maps in Coates Library Special Collections and Archives. Contains thirty-eight maps, with subjects ranging from cities to the world.
System of arrangement
Maps are arranged in series and subseries by geographic location depicted. Within each subseries, maps are arranged in chronological order.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Special Collections & Archives reading room. The materials are non-circulating.
Some items in this collection have also been cataloged in the general library catalog.
Conditions governing reproduction
The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.
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Scripts of the material
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
Immediate source of acquisition
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Additional materials may be added to this collection in the future.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Additional maps may be found in other collections within SCA's holdings. Please consult the library catalog or ask a librarian for assistance.
- Citation: Rare and Distinctive Maps. Coates Library Special Collections & Archives, Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).
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Finding aid created by Colleen Hoelscher, September 7, 2021.