Collection Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

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Reddition de l'armée Angloises commandée par Mylord Comte de Cornwallis aux armees combinées des Etats Unis de l'Amerique et de France aux ordres des Generaux Washington et de Rochambeau a Yorck Touwn et Glocester dans la Virginie
Richard H. Brown is a collector of maps pertaining to the American Revolutionary War era.  Approximately 300 maps from his collection, containing a number of rare printed maps and unique manuscript maps,  have been digitized and are included in this digital collection.  A number of his maps are illustrated in a recent publication that he co-authored with Paul Cohen, Revolution: Mapping the Road to America’s Independence, 1755-1783 (New York: W.W. Norton, 2015). Richard is a member of the Board of Directors of the Leventhal Map & Education Center. The map collection is permanently housed at George Washington’s Mount Vernon in the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington.

Download an article about the background of this collection:
Richard Brown, "Discovering Revolutionary War Maps," The Portolan 108 (Fall 2020): 51–63.