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Olga Espejo Facsimile Map Collection

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Olga Espejo Facsimile Map Collection, 1995 | University of Miami University Archives

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Collection Overview

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ID: ASU0306

Creator: Espejo, Olga

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

Folder 1: Illustrations 1-10

Folder 2: Illustrations 11-20

Folder 3: Illustrations 21-30

Folder 4: Illustrations 31-39

Folder5: 2 additional photographs and 4 negatives.

Date Acquired: 06/05/2015

Formats/Genres: Florida - Maps, West Indies - Maps

Languages: English

Abstract

The Olga Espejo Facsimile Map Collection consists of photo reproductions of rare maps held by the Special Collections of Otto G. Richter Library used for her 1995 publication "The West Indies and Florida to 1900: an annotated carto-bibliography."  The collection was donated by the author to the University Archives in June 2015.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Olga Espejo Facsimile Map Collection consists of photo reproductions of rare maps held by the Special Collections of Otto G. Richter Library used for her 1995 publication "The West Indies and Florida to 1900: an annotated carto-bibliography."  The collection was donated by the author to the University Archives in June 2015.

The Special Collections holds more than 3,000 maps, charts, plans, and views, which dates  from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries and covers nearly all areas of the world, with an emphasis on what was then termed the New World, including Florida, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States.

Biographical Note

Olga Espejo was a cataloger at the Otto G. Richter Library and curator of The Rare Map Collection held by the Specila Collections department of the library.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Source: Donation

Acquisition Method: The collection was donated by Olga Espejo on June 5 2015.

Related Materials: Special Collections' Rare Map Collection. For more information please see http://scholar.library.miami.edu/maps/.

Related Publications: Espejo, Olga.  The West Indies and Florida to 1900: an annotated carto-bibliography.  Chicago, Map and Gography Round Table, American Library Association, 1995.




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