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Exhibitions

The Library's new exhibitions interface features dozens of exhibitions from the mid 1990s to the present. Check back as new exhibitions are added and past exhibitions are updated and republished.

  • On the Map: The Seymour I. Schwartz Collection of North American Maps, 1500–1800

    Spotlight: On the Map: The Seymour I. Schwartz Collection of North American Maps, 1500–1800

    Maps of North America printed during the three centuries after European contact illustrate not only the great strides in scientific, technological, and geographical knowledge during this period, but also express the aesthetic tastes, political agendas, and economic ambitions of those who made and used maps as they shaped the modern world. These rare and treasured documents offer insights into past human experience and attract people with diverse historical interests, who continue to find new ways to read old maps. In celebration of Dr. Seymour I. Schwartz’s pledged bequest of his collection of American maps, this exhibit features highlights from the more than 200 rare, historic items in the collection.
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