Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) 🎓
Alternate Titles: Wiley Digital Archives
The Royal Geographical Society (RGS) cover history of geography, exploration, colonization and de-colonization, anthropology, law, climate science, gender studies, cartography, and environmental history throughout the British Empire from ~1478 to 1953. It contains manuscripts, correspondence, reports, conference papers, proceedings, maps, charts, atlases, photographs, surveys, data and ephemera—all presented as fully searchable digital images that can be analyzed, downloaded, manipulated, and compared with content from other societies and universities in the Wiley Digital Archives program.
Subjects covered include: Anthropology, Cartography, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Geology, Geopolitics, International Relations, and more.
Material formats include: Charts, Fieldnotes, Diaries, Drawings, Maps, Gazeteers, Atlases, Photographs, and more.
For a full list of coverage, please check out the Wiley Digital Archives website.
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Agricultural Sciences; Anthropology; Earth and Ocean Sciences; Environmental Science; Geography; Urban Studies
Images, Maps, Primary Sources, Statistics & Data