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Map Collection of the Booth Family Center for Special Collections

Identifier: GRB-20211220

Content Description

Artificial "collection" of approximately 500 maps of unknown provenance. Many of the maps contain a Georgetown College or Riggs Library stamp and have been held by the Library for some time.


  • 1797 - 1970

Conditions Governing Access

Most rare book collections at the Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off-site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all rare bookscollections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials they may wish to use, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for your intended use.


8 Cubic Feet (7 cubic foot boxes; 1 oversize box; two flat file map case drawers)

Language of Materials

Multiple languages

Condition Description

Most maps are in good condition. Some are brittle, especially several pocket maps that are splitting at the folds.

Map Collection
Stephanie Hughes, Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C.
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Rare Books Repository

Lauinger Library, 5th Floor
37th and O Streets, N.W.
Washington DC 20057