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William C. Wonders Map Collection

The William C. Wonders Map Collection is one of the largest collections of cartographic materials in Canada. 

As part of the University of Alberta Science & Technology Library, the collection includes maps, atlases, aerial photographs and other cartographic materials. The collection contains maps for all parts of the world and has strengths in the following areas: Western Canada, Northern Canada, Poland, Germany, France, and archival collections for Ukraine, British Isles, and Eastern Europe. For more information and/or questions related to the collection please contact data@ualberta.ca.


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Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
Chrysant & Leslie Dmytruk and Orest & Olesia Talpash Collection of Maps of Ukraine & Eastern Europe
Map and Travel Literature Collection
Map and Travel Literature Collection
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This collection of maps from the William C. Wonders Map Collection University of Alberta Libraries were scanned as part of Gale Cengage Learning's Nineteenth Century Collections Online, Mapping the World: A Map and Travel Literature Collection. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In...
Current editions in map cabinets; others in Staff Access-Maps. ; Library has: 1930; 1931; 1935; 1945; 1946; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1958; 1962-63; 1964-65; 1965-66; 1968; 1969; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978 (2 c.); 1979; 1980; 1981; 1987; 1989?; 1990. ;1945; 1946 on verso is "Nova Scotia showing its relationship with principal eastern centres with connecting highways and railways."
Topic: Nova Scotia--Transportation and communication.
Canada - National Parks
Canada - National Parks
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Canada National parks
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Pub. for War Department purposes only. ;Each sheet 61 X 92 cm. ;8 sheets plus Index to sheets at 1:42,000 dated 1889. Signed by Chas. S. Akers, Col. C.R.E. 1886. ;9 sheets in total.
Topic: Nova Scotia--Physical sciences.
Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Relief shown pictorially. 33.8 x 48.5 cm., on atlas sheet 41.3 x 53.8 cm.. Ornamental title cartouche in upper right. Author cartouche in upper left ““Ex contatibus geographi as Abraham Ortelij” The entirety of the Black Sea is shown surrounded by the Crimean peninsula (Taurica quae et scythica chersonesus), Ukraine (‘Scythiae sive Sarma Europaeæpa), Turkey and Armenia (Bithynia, Galatia, Cappadocia, Armeniae Pars), Georgia and Russia (Colchis, Sarmatiae...
Topic: Black Sea, Crimea, Ukraine, Russia, Poland, Moldova, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia
Horvath Collection
Horvath Collection
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Northern Areas
Northern Areas
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Northern Areas.
Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Relief shown pictorially. 55.9 x 46.6 cm., on sheet 60.9 x 52 cm. Title translation: [A map in which part of Great Russia, the Pontus Euxinus, or the Black Sea and Tartaria Minor: with the neighbouring Provinces of Bulgaria, Romania, and Natolia, is shown / by John. Baptista Homanno, Sac. Caes. Maiestatis Geographer, Cum Privilegio S.C.M.]. Black Sea Region, with a large decorative cartouche surmounted by the Russian Imperial Coat of Arms. The map extends north...
Topic: Russia, Black Sea Region, Ukraine, Turkey, Bulgaria
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by Dominion Lands Office, Department of the Interior; Dominion Lands Surveys Office, Province of Manitoba; McPhillips, George
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Topics: Real property--Manitoba, Manitoba
Topics: Roads--Saskatchewan, Railroads--Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan
Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Relief shown pictorially. Relief shown pictorially. 38 x 54 cm. On sheet 50.5 x 62.5 cm Title translation: [Tract of the Borysthenis (commonly termed Dnieper or Niepr) from the settlement of Cherkasy to Lake Ilmen and the river month by which it empties itself into the Black Sea…..] Tractus Borysthenis is a series of four maps of the lower course of the Borysthensis River (Dnieper) based on the surveys of Guillaume le Vasseur de Beauplan. These maps first...
Topic: Ukraine, Dnieper River,
Topic: Canada, Western
Alberta County Maps
Alberta County Maps
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Shows the flags of the republics.;"Supplement to New times.;Shows: Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republics (ASSR) and their capitals; Autonomous regions and their centres; National areas of the Russian Federation and their centres.
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Topic: USSR--Political geography
Copper engraving. Hand coloured.Relief shown pictorially. 29.3 x 38 cm on folded atlas sheet 44.4 x 56 cm.Engraver “Anjezo m Verlag bey Ioh. Michael Probst, Chalc in Augsp.” “Cum Gratia et Privil S.R.I. Vicariatus in partibus Rhei, Svevice et Juris Franconici” translation: [New Map of the Holy Vicariate, in partib. of the Rhine, of Sweden, and of the French law ] Translated title: [A new and accurate map of the Tartars of Europe or Minor, and in particular the map of Crimea with all the...
Topic: Ukraine, Black Sea, Crimea, Russia
A Series of maps showing various military campaigns. Dedicated to or produced for the Duke of Cannes.;Zaborski collection.;61. Lage am 15. August abends und Bewegungen am 16. August. 1:200,000. [vicinity of Metz]; 62. Lage am 15. August mittags. 1:200,000. [vicinity of Metz]; 63 Lage am 16. August abends und die Bewegungen bis zum 17. August abents. 1:200,000. [vicinity of Metz]; 64. Borschlag fur die Bewegungen der Deutschen am 17. August Rachmittags und fur den Bormarsch am 18. August....
Topic: Europe--Historical geography
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by Natural Resources Intelligence Service, Department of the Interior; Lynch, F. C. C.; Canada. Parliament
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Topics: Election districts, Saskatchewan
William C. Wonders Map Collection
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66 X 79 cm. ;Shows transit routes.
Topic: Nova Scotia--Halifax.
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GSGS No.4206. ;Insets: Donbass; Leningrad [Regions]; Moscow & vicinity.
Topics: USSR--Transportation and communication., Soviet Union--Transportation and communication.
Inset: Cape Breton Island.
Topic: Nova Scotia--Physical sciences.
23 x 40 cm folded to 23 x 10 cm.; Points of interest from Eisenhower Junction to western park entrance. ;Divided into 3 maps and text. ;Historical notes.
Topics: Canada--Kootenay National Park, (B.C)., Canada--National Parks., Canada--Economic geography.
Copper engraving. Uncoloured. Relief shown pictorially. 42 x 53.3 cm., on folded atlas sheet 47 x 60.4 cm. “Fº 11” and “9” in the lower right. “Vin. Mariotti Sculp.” in the lower left. Title translation: [European Tataria or Little Tataria.....] 17th century map of the Ukraine, Belarus (White Russia) and adjacent countries of Georgia, Caucasus, Muscovy, Southeastern Poland / Lithuania and the Black Sea (Mar Nero altreoulte Ponto Evsino). The paucity and inaccuracy of information...
Topic: Ukraine, Belarus, Georgia, Poland, Lithuania, Black Sea
Library has: 1 portfolio (14 col. maps). ;Col. maps, 40 x 60 cm. ;Contents: 1. Vinn'yts'kyi -- 2. Dnipropetrovs'kyi -- 3. Zaporiz'kyi -- 4. Kyivs'kyi -- 5. Kryms'kyi -- 6. Lugans'kyi -- 7. L'vivs'kyi -- 8. Odes'kyi -- 9. Poltavs'kyi -- 10. Stalins'kyi -- 11. Stanislavs'kyi -- 12. Kharkivs'kyi -- 13. Khersons'kyi -- 14. Cherkas'kyi.
Topic: Ukraine--Economic geography.
Alberta "Official" Road/Highway Maps
Alberta "Official" Road/Highway Maps
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From photographic surveys by M. P. Bridgland, 1915. ;6 sheets, 3 c. of each except for sheet 5, only 2 c.(1 as mosaic). ;Also saved as 6 Tiff files (300 dpi ~ 146 MB each) on CD #18 & 19 *poor quality scans.. ;sheets 4, 5, 6 scanned;File names: Jasper8_4.tif, Jasper8_5.tif, Jasper8_6.tif
Topics: Canada--Jasper National Park, (Alta.)., Canada--National parks., Canada--Economic geography.
Photographic repro for circulation.; Original in Staff Access-Maps.; Original [London] : J&C Walker, engraver, ca. 1824. Probably engraved for The Admiralty for whom J&C. Walker did work from 1823 to 1864. ; b & w map 38 x 59 cm.
Topics: USSR--Soviet Union., USSR--Siberia., Middle Asia.
Library has: 1971, 1973, 1974, 1977, 1978, 1990.;23 x 63 cm., folded to 23 x 9 cm; 45 x 46 cm., folded to 23 x 9 cm. ;Points of interest and mileages from Jasper and/or Banff, campgroaunds, viewpoints, spot elevations & trails. ;Text on verso: Banff-Jasper Icefield Parkway; Columbia Icefield, Athabasca Glacier. ;1973-1978 editions in English and French.
Topics: Canada--Economic geography., Canada--National parks.
Drawn under the Direction of Edwin A. Grosvenor, and Gilbert Grosvenor, by Albert H. Bumstead.
Topic: Europe--Human and cultural geography
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by George F. Cram
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Topics: Railroads--Manitoba, Manitoba
William C. Wonders Map Collection
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Plate 120, no.56, page 589 of [ ]. ;The Eastern boundary of Swedish Finland is that of 1743.
Topics: USSR in Europe., Soviet Union in Europe.
From the Whistance-Smith Collection (1892 ed.);Col., 30.5 x 47 cm. on atlas sheet.;Library has: 1892; 1898 (c.1893).;Includes place names, geographic features, administrative boundaries & railways.;1898 ed.: 1 map with separate index.;1892 ed.: At head of title: "Rand, McNally & Co.'s indexed atlas of the world" [plate] '371'; on verso [plate] '372' New Brunswick index.
Topic: Maritime Provinces--Political geography
Drawn by A.K. Johnston.;Appeared as plate 46 in W. & A.K. Johnston's National Atlas of Historical Commercial and Political Geography 1847.
Topic: Europe--Human and cultural geography
Copper engraved. Hand coloured. Relief shown pictorially. 57.5 X 47.9 cm on folded atlas sheet 63.8 X 55.0 cm.Title translation: [Ukraine which is the land of the Cossacks, with the neighbouring provinces of Wallachia, Moldavia and Tatary Minor]. . Map extends from Moscow in the north to the Black Sea, Crimean Peninsula and Constantinople in the south. Includes the extent of the former Ukraine, Wallachia, Moldova, Turkey, Russia, and present-day Poland, Bulgaria and Romania. Large figural title...
Topic: Ukraine, Wallachia, Transylvania, Romania, Belarus, Hungary, Poland, Russia
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by Stovel Co.; Saskatchewan. Legislative Assembley
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Topics: Election districts, Saskatchewan
William C. Wonders Map Collection
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From: Ukraine: a concise encyclopaedia, v.2 / prepared by Shevchenko Scientific Society.
Topic: Ukraine--Human and cultural geography.
Alberta County Maps
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E.J. Holland & H.L. Abram. 1960 (1957 rev. 1960). See Municipal District #83 for earlier editions.
Topic: Alberta--Economic geography.
Issued with Lovell's gazetteer of the Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland.;Scanned in Peel's Prairie Provinces database: Map 288: http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/maps/M000288.html;Location of 'banking towns';Railroads and electric lines named for British Columbia.;Shows projected routes of Grand Trunk Pacific and railways.;1 map : col., mounted on linen ; 44.1 x 61.3 cm. on sheet 57.5 x 74.1 cm.
Topic: Western Canada--Political geography
Northern Areas
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Ca. 62.5 cm. diameter. ;Another edition, ca. 1901, with continents rearranged on the circle flattened in Russia and Canada. Stanford's name removed from the title. ;A history of the map in Verner & Stubbs, The North Part of America, pg. 162.
Topic: Arctic--Political geography.
Topic: Political and administrative divisions--Saskatchewan
Cokl. in outline, map 35 x 20.5 cm.
Topics: USSR in Europe., Soviet Union in Europe.
Hand col., 15 x 18 cm. on sheet 22 x 28 cm. ;"Fils de Mr. Robert, Georg. ord du Roy Avec Privilege, 1749" ;"198" in upper right margin. ;Shows place names & geographical features. ;Relief depicted pictorially. ;From the Whistance-Smith Collection. ;Map scanned;File name: WCW_Nova_Scotia_C_33_1749.tif
Topic: Nova Scotia--Physical sciences.
Copper engraving. Hand coloured outlines. Relief shown pictorially. 38.5 x 50.0 cm on folded atlas sheet 46.8 x 59.7 cm. Johannes Janssonius's version of Mercators 1636 map of Crimea. This map covers the Crimean Peninsula and the southeastern steppes of Ukraine, over which the Crimean Khanate, a dependency of the Ottoman Porte, is shown along with southern Russia including Moscow and Smolensk. Based on a copy of Mercator’s original, this map duplicates the geographical distortions with the...
Topic: Ukraine, Crimea, Black Sea, Russia
Topics: Discovery and exploration--Canada, Western, overedge
Alberta Municipal District Maps
Alberta Municipal District Maps
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Steel engraved. Coloured. 22.5 x 30.5 cm., on sheet 27.7 x 36.3 cm. Inset: enlarged plan of Sebastapol. Includes etched vignettes of Sebastopol, Balaklava Harbour, Banks of Alma, Euratoria. Illustrations by H. Winkles. Yhis map was published at the time of the Crimean war with the main areas of conflict being the Black Sea and the Crimean Peninsula. Possible sources: John Tallis's Illustrated Atlas* (London:c.1853) and then Henry Tyrell's The History of the War with Russia (London: London...
Library has original (c.1), and facsimile c. 2 (public access). ;Col. map 28 x 51,5 cm. ;Above & below map are prison document covers. ;Original plus stable base acetate reproduceable copy. Orig. not for circulation. ;Received from University Library folded into a card poster headed 1918 - 1952 Komitet Ukraintsiv Kanada. Viddil Montreal... ;Gulag
Topics: Soviet Union--Human and cultural geography., USSR--Human and cultural geography.
Col. map 35.5 x ca. 115 cm. printed in 4 sheets, mounted on cloth as one.
Topics: USSR--Siberia., Soviet Union--Siberia.
Hand Col. outline, 45 x 60 cm. ;"Dressee sur un grand nombre de cartes manuscrites et d'Itineraires, rectifies par diverse observations faites Guillaume de l'Isle". ;Map of the area north of the Caspian and Assowian Seas. Scene of the War in Small Tartaria, Crimea and the Black Sea. Made on the basis of a number of manuscript maps and itineries corrected by G. de l'Isle. ;Shows settlements, geographic features, administrative regions, canals & roads and descriptive notes. ;Forests...
Topic: Ukrain--Physical sciences.
Copper engraving. Hand coloured. Relief shown pictorially. 55.9 x 46.6 cm., on sheet 60.9 x 52 cm. Title translation: [A map in which part of Great Russia, the Pontus Euxinus, or the Black Sea and Tartaria Minor: with the neighbouring Provinces of Bulgaria, Romania, and Natolia, is shown / by John. Baptista Homanno, Sac. Caes. Maiestatis Geographer, Cum Privilegio S.C.M.]. Black Sea Region, with a large decorative cartouche surmounted by the Russian Imperial Coat of Arms. The map extends north...
Topic: Russia, Black Sea Region, Ukraine, Turkey, Bulgaria
Topic: Transportation and communication--Western Canada
47 x 54 cm.
Topics: USSR--Political geography., Soviet Union--Political geography.
Canada - National Parks
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Two sided map. On verso: text and pictures. ;Banff and Kootenay National Parks.
Topics: Canada--Economic geography., Canada--National parks., Canada--Banff National Park (Alta.).
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Topics: Canada--Economic geography., Canada--National parks., Canada--Yoho National Park, (B.C.)., overedge
Two sections on one sheet. ;GSGS No. 335 a & b.
Topic: Northwest Territories--Physical sciences.
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by Driscoll & Knight; Heuperman, L. F.
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Topics: Edmonton (Alta.), St. Albert
Col., on sheet 24.5 x 47 cm. ; Map of the Crimea with Greek names. ; At head of map: La Geographie tome XLIII, Janvier 1925. ; In lower right corner: Helio Leon Marotte Paris. ;Detached map from the journal "Geographie". ; Reproduced by F. Cumont. ; For explanation and text see: Cumont, M. [sic? i.e. F.?] "Un extrait d'une carte romaine d'etat-major." La Geographie, Paris, XLIII no.1, Janvier, 1925, p.1-5 [Library has journal]. ; See also Cumont's "Fragment de bouclier...
Topic: Ukraine--Special category.
William C. Wonders Map Collection
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Col. photocopy, 47 x 73 cm. ;Seperately coloured in distracts. ;Inset: Lit.Av. Shultse, Odessa. ;"Prilozhenie k' adres'-kalendariu Odessago gradonachal'stva na 1907 god'.
Topic: Ukraine--Odesa.
Hand col. outlines, 59 x 83 cm. dissected and mounted on linen. ;By Franz Fried, "J. List sc." ;Includes place names, various classification of postal routes, roads & railways, hydrology & administrative boundaries. ;Relief shown by hachures. ;"Benennung der in dieser charte enthaltenen Kaiserthumer Konigreiche und sonstigen staaten": table listing the designations of the European Kindoms, and 43 states/countries allied with Germany. ;Map from the Horvath Collection...
Topic: Europe, Central--Transportation and communication.
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by Bridgland, M. P.; Hyatt, A. E.; Department of the Interior
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Topics: Canadian Rockies (B.C. and Alta.), Waterton Lakes National Park (Alta.), Alberta
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by Allan, John A.; Geological Survey Division, Scientific and Industrial Research Council of Alberta
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Topics: Geology--Alberta, Alberta
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Topics: Historical geography, Discovery and exploration--Northwest, Canadian
Topics: Land use--Alberta, Alberta
William C. Wonders Map Collection
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Hand coloured facsimile, 31.8 x 41.3 cm. ;Engraved by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1750. ;Insets: "A map of the south part of Nova Scotia and it's fishing banks;" "A plan of Halifax;" pictorial view of Halifax. ;Association of Canadian Map Libraries facsimile no.17. ;Copy no.378. ;From the Whistance-Smith Collection. ;Map scanned;File name: WCW_Halifax_21.tif
Topic: Nova Scotia--Halifax.
Copper engraving. B&W with hand coloured outlines. Relief shown pictorially. 35.7 x 54.4 cm on folded atlas sheet 45.7 x 61.6 cm. Translated title: [Upper Volhynia, or Lusuc Palatinate, taken from the big map of Ukraine]. Map of the north central part of Ukraine with relatively sparse details. Drawn from the maps of Guillaume Levasseur de Beauplan and published by Nicolas Sanson. The map extends from Pinsk to Mozyr, along the Pripyat River in the north and to Ternopil, Zhyvotivka, Binytsia...
Topic: Ukraine
2 versions, with cartouch and without. Identified as a & b. ;Possibly from the London Magazine.
Topics: USSR in Europe., Soviet Union in Europe.
Drawn by W.B. Clarke. ;Pub. SDUK.
Topic: Russia--Saint Petersburg.
Map and Travel Literature Collection
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5 sheeets.;Contents: South America pl.99 -- Venezuela, United States of Colombia and Ecuador 1:7,000,000 pl.100 -- Brazil and Guayana 1:13,000,000 pl.101; Insets of Pernambuco and Rio de Janeiro -- Peru and Bolivia 1:8,000,000 pl.102; Insets: City of Lima -- Argentine Republic, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Patagonia etc. 1:6,000,000 pl.103 & 104.
Topic: South America--Political geography
Horvath Collection
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B&w pictorial map, copper engraving; 20 x 33 cm. on sheet 34.5 x 39.5 cm.;Detached folded plate.;Alternate Latin title: Buda. Ofen.;Index in German outside bottom of map.;Some water damage to bottom of sheet.;Detached plate from: Neuwe Archontologia Cosmica ... / Matthaus Merian. Frankfurt, 1638.;Additional description available in J. Eugene Horvath's: A Canadian collection of Hungarica [CCH]. v.2, Maps & city views 1493-1817. (Library has book);Map from the Horvath Collection [CCH-43].
Topic: Hungary--Budapest.
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by Natural Resources Intelligence Service, Department of the Interior; Lynch, F. C. C.; Canada. Parliament
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Topics: Election districts, Manitoba
William C. Wonders Map Collection
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Insets: Rus-Ukraine (10th Century) in the time of Volodmyr Velykyy (Great); Ukraina (17th Century)... the period of Kozak revolt against Poland; Ukraine (20th Century) ... as proclaimed 22, January, 1919. ;Sponsored by the Ukrainian American Youth Association.
Topic: Ukraine--Special category.
Library has: 2 c. ;Produced by Jim Thorsell, 1970?
Topics: Canada--Rocky Mountains, (Alta.-B.C.)., Canada--National parks., Canada--Economic geography.
Northern Areas
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Library has: 1917; Name change 1923 [both to 66° N]; 1929 [to 67° 20' N with inset "General Map of the Yukon Territory"]. ;Col. map.
Topic: Yukon--Special category
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
by Topographical Survey of Canada, Department of the Interior
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Topic: Alberta