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Middle East and North Africa by the Global Resources Center

Maps in the GRC

The Global Resources Center hosts atlases from and about the Middle East, as well as a collection of historical world maps-- come visit us in Gelman Library, Suite 708, to learn more!

Maps in Special Collections

The Special Collections Research Center at Gelman Library has several rare collections on the Middle East, including books, images, manuscripts, and maps. For more information, contact them directly. For manuscripts and collections inquiries, please contact For University Archives inquiries, please contact

A selection of materials from this collection was digitized for the exhibit, "Cultural Imaginings: The Making of the Arab World in the Western Mind."

Online Historical Maps

Online Maps & Atlases of the Middle East

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