Historical Map Scans
US Army Map Service series (1:250,000 scale) maps are now available for viewing online! These images were digitized by the Harvard Geospatial Library and are viewable using a Large Image Delivery Service in JPEG 2000 format. HGL has experimented with draping the scanned images onto global elevation models, as shown in the images below. go to maps
G. William Skinner Map Collection has been scanned, annotated with descriptive metadata, and made freely searchable and available at the University of Washington.
CHGIS Project draft maps The following maps have been scanned at Harvard Yenching Institute, Fudan University, or University of California - Berkeley and utilized for research by the CHGIS project. They are listed here for your convenience. Due to the size of the original scans (20MB to 50MB per image), the digital files are not being archived on the website for downloading. Please see contact info listed for each map if you wish to request copies of the high resolution scans for academic purposes.
Guangxi Province 广西省
Tianjin Fu 天津府
Xinjiang Province 新疆省
Yunnan Province 云南省
Zhili Province 直隶