Collection

  • Robert and Frank Neikirk Collection

    A collection of over forty color lithograph posters advertising war bonds from the First World War. To browse the collection, all of which has been imaged, use Osgood....

  • Douglas Yorke Collection

    This extensive collection of twentieth-century U.S. road maps and books has been cataloged and is accessible through Osgood (road maps tab).Collection DonorDouglas A. Yorke, Jr., is an architectural historian especially interested in the history of t...

  • Earle G. Shettleworth Collection

    This collection includes books and maps pertaining to Portland, Maine between 1836 and 1981. Most items have been cataloged and are available in WorldCat and URSUS and in Osgood....

  • Fleet Bank Collection

    A small collection of early maps of the state of Maine, donated by Fleet Bank, of Portland. Use Osgood to browse the collection....

  • Friends of the Osher Map Library Collection

    Varous maps and atlases acquired through the good graces of the Friends of the Osher Map Library, and donated to OML....

  • Osher Map Library Collections

    A varied collection of miscellaneous materials formed since 1994 either from small gifts or by direct acquisition by OML. Use Osgood to browse the collection....

  • Norman H. Morse Collection

    The nearly 3,000 items in this collection offer a comprehensive overview of the development of the oceangoing passenger ship from the 1870s until its demise about a century later. The collection includes ships’ plans, brochures, pamphlets, postcard...

  • Robert and Shirley French Collection

    A substantial collection of twentieth-century U.S. road maps and books. It is accessed through the online catalog of road maps, in Osgood.Collection DonorRobert E. French was professor of geography at University of Southern Maine, retiring in 19...

  • Matthew Edney Collection

    A varied assembly of modern maps and facsimiles collected as examples for the teaching of cartography and the history of cartography.Collection DonorMatthew H. Edney (1962– ) joined the University of Southern Maine as OML’s faculty scholar in 199...

  • Charles and Dalinda Carpenter Collection

    The Carpenter Collection is dedicated to nineteenth- and twentieth-century records of land ownership in the U.S.A. It is divided into several sections by format: ca. 1,500 atlases [CCA], mostly county atlases; 28 books [CCB], and ca. 300 separat...