Search the collection

Guides to get started

To help you search and use our collection, we have created two guides. Please click the image to open:


Getting started: How to Search for Stanford Libraries' Maps Online


Working with historical maps online


Online catalogs

David Rumsey's website,, operates independently of Stanford and is a great way to explore David Rumsey's collection.


Stanford's online catalog, SearchWorks, has records for all maps in the University’s collection. Please see the above guide "Getting Started" for more information.