North Carolina Maps: A Guide for Description and Digitization
"North Carolina From the Latest Surveys, by Samuel Lewis," 1814. State Archives call number MC.150.1814le.
This guide is presented as a resource for librarians, archivists, museum professionals, students, and scholars who are involved in describing, digitizing, publishing, and studying historic maps of North Carolina. The guide is a product of the behind-the-scenes work that went into the North Carolina Maps digital project produced by the UNC-Chapel Hill University Library, the North Carolina State Archives, and the Outer Banks History Center.
Describing North Carolina Maps
North Carolina Maps Metadata Schema
Describing Layers of Detail in Maps
Describing Relief in Maps
Map Cataloging Tools Available Online
General information on Georeferencing
Georeferencing Historic NC Maps
Steps for Georeferencing Historic NC Maps
Studying North Carolina Maps
Table of North Carolina Counties by Date Founded
Digitizing North Carolina Maps
Digitization at UNC-Chapel Hill
Digitization at the North Carolina State Archives