One of the Finest Collections Ever Assembled of Early Virginia-Related Maps Acquired by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Posted by Jean-Yves on Apr 20, 2017
 

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation has acquired one of the finest collections of early Virginia-related maps ever assembled. Through a part gift/part purchase agreement, the Foundation has added more than 220 maps, charts, atlases and documents to its collection, all dating between 1540 and 1835. Collected over four decades by William C. Wooldridge of Suffolk, Virginia, the maps were until recently owned by the Virginia Cartographical Society, a private, Norfolk, Virginia-based consortium.

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