Holdings in the Afriterra Collection

We have begun digitizing the maps in the Afriterra collection and have established an online catalog to exhibit them. Please visit the Online Catalog to view high-resolution images and extensive data for over 1000 of our maps.

We have also begun the process of applying for federal and private grants to complete Afriterra's Digital Initiative projects. If you have any information about potential sources of research funding please contact us.

The following is only a small sample of the Afriterra maps;
See the Online Catalog for full details of the entire collection.

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Cartographer Year Origin Image
  Johann Matthias Haas 1743 Nuremberg
Ptolemy 1482 Ulm/Germanus  
Ptolemy 1482 Florence/Berlinghieri  
Berlingheri 1482  
Schedel 1493 Nuremberg  
Silvanus 1511 Venice  
Waldsemuller 1513 Straussburg
Munster 1545 Straussburg  
Ramusio 1550 Venice  
Braun-Hochen. 1550 Amsterdam  
LeoAfricanus 1554 Rome  
Ramusio-Gastaldi 1554  
Ruscelli 1561 Venice  
Forlani 1566  
Ortelius 1570 Amsterdam
Sanuto 1588 Venice  
A     B
Pigafetta 1591 Rome
Ortelius 1595    
A     B
Linschoten 1596 Amsterdam
Mercator 1606 Amsterdam  
Mercator 1607  
Hondius 1621 Amsterdam  
Speed 1625 London  
Colom 1635 Amsterdam  
Blaeu 1645 Amsterdam  
Dudley 1646 Florence  
A     B
DeWit 1660 Amsterdam  
Sanson 1660 Paris  
Ogilby 1670 London  
VanKeulen 1670 Amsterdam  
Blaeu 1670  
Van Keulen 1681  
Ludolfus 1681  
Ludolphus 1683 Frankfort  
Coronelli 1690 Venice  
A    B
Cornelli/Gore 1690  
Allard 1690  
Renard 1700 Amsterdam  
Mortier 1700 Amsterdam  
Van Keulen 1700  
Senex 1711  
Chatelain 1719 Paris  
Delisle 1726 Paris  
Prevost 1739 Paris  
Moll 1740 London  
Bowen 1747 London  
Mount-Page 1750 London  
Bellin 1750  
[Slave Factories] c1750  
D'Anville 1751 Paris  
Bellin 1753 Paris  
Schley 1768
Sparrman 1779 Stockholm  
Zatta 1784 Venice  
Boulton 1787 London  
Jefferys 1789 London  
Rennell 1790 Paris  
Bruce 1790 Edinburgh  
Wadstrom 1794  
Park 1799 London  
Barrow 1800  
Barrow 1801 London  
Cary 1805 London  
Arrowsmith 1802 London  
Napoleon/Jacotin 1818 Paris
Dupuis 1824  
Denham-Clapp. 1826 London  
Lander 1831 London  
Lefebvre 1847  
Petermann 1850 Gotha  
Barth 1857 Gotha  
Livingstone 1857 London  
Speke 1863 London  
Stanley 1890 London  
Landsat of Kilimanjaro 1982  

 
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