Tillie V. Rodgers Map Collection, 1640-1864

Map Collection #MC0002-001

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Title: Tillie V. Rodgers Map Collection
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Collection (1640-1864) of 10 framed historic maps and 3 books about historic maps, primarily concerning the Southeast United States, the Caribbean, and Central America.
Extent: 3.42 Cubic feet.

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Accessions Information

March 17, 1995, 13 items, 3.42 cubic feet; Collection of 10 framed historic maps (1640-1864) and 3 books about historic maps, primarily concerning the Southeast United States, the Caribbean, and Central America. Donor: Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers.

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Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Tillie V. Rodgers Map Collection (#MC0002-001), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers

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Donated in memory of Jessie Hardison Rodgers. Appraised by Mr. Barry F. Jones, The Avid Reader, 462 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 17514 (6/7/1995). Inventory of Books listed below.

Special Ref / GA / 201 / T6 / 1978. Tooley, R,V, Map and Map-makers. N,Y. Crown Publishers, Inc. First edition, thus, Fine in dust jacket.

Special Ref / GA / 405 / C8 / 1962. Cumming, William P, Southeast in Early Maps. University of North Carolina. Second edition, third printing. Without dust jacket. Fine condition.

Special Re / E / 121/ E9. Cumming, William P., et, al. Exploration of North America: 1630-1776. Putnam. First American edition. Dust jacket tattered, book very good.

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Series 1:
Maps
MC0002-002 #MC0002-001.
Virginia partis australis et Floridae... (1640) (Militaria Germanica Communia) by William J. Blau. Notes: Scale: Unknown. 11-1/4" by 13-1/2" image size. 2-1/2" - 3" linen matting over acid free inner matting. 20-3/8" by 22-3/8" decorative wooden frame. Two professional repairs: one in the land image and one in the ocean. Location: Reception Area. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.3 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995.
MC0002-003 #MC0002-001.
Virginia partis australis, et Floridae nova description. . . (1671) (Militaria Germanica) by John Ogilby. Notes: Scale: Unknown. 14-7/8" by 19-7/8" image size. 2-1/2" to 3" matting. 23-1/2" by 27-1/2" simple wooden frame. Hand-colored. Very good condition. Location: Rare Books Room. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.4 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995.
MC0002-004 #MC0002-001.
Virginia Marlandia et Carolina in America Septentrionali Britannorum Industria exculte (1714) by Jhn. Baptista (Homann) Homano. Notes: Scale: Unkown. 18-1/2" by 22-1/4" image. 2-1/2" matting. 26-3/4" by 30" wooden framing. Hand-colored. Dampstaining at margins. Location: Rare Books Room. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.5 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995.
MC0002-005 #MC0002-001.
Carolina (1729) by H. Moll. Pulled from volume-3. page 562. Notes: Scale: Unknown. 7-7/8" by 10-7/8" image size, 2-2/3" to 3-1/3" linen matting over acid free matting, 16-2/3" by 18-2/3" decorative wooden frame, Moderate foxing. Black and white map. Location: Reception Area. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.2 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995.
MC0002-006 #MC0002-001.
Carte de la Carolina et Georgie Pour . . . (1773) by Bellin. Notes: Scale: Unknown. 7-2/3" by 11" image, 3-3/8" by 3-3/4" matting, 17-7/8" by 21-1/4" decorative wooden frame, Very good condition with the exception of some smudges in image and minimal foxing. Black and white. Location: Reception Area. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.22 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995.
MC0002-007 #MC0002-001.
Louisiane, Floride, partie meridionale de la Caroline et la Virginie . . (1776) by D'Anville. (Engraved by Santini). Notes: Scale: Unkown. 19" by 22-1/2" image. 2-2/3" to 3" acid free matting. 27" by 30-1/4" simple wooden frame. Very good plus condition. Hand-colored at border. Location: Rare Books Room. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.25 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995.
MC0002-008 #MC0002-001.
Carte de la Partie Sud des Etats Unis de L'Amerique Septentrionale (1780) by Rigobert Bonne. Notes: Scale: Unkown. 8-1/2" by 12-3/4" image. 2" to 2-1/2" beige acid free matting. 15-1/2" by 16-3/4" simple wooden frame. Hand-colored (later?). Location: #mc 002.os.g 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.2 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995
MC0002-009 #MC0002-001.
Regni Mexicani seu Nova Hispania, Ludovicianae, N. Anglia. . . (c 1725) by Jhn. Baptista (Homann) Homano. Notes: Scale: Unknown. 18" by 21-3/4" image size. 2-1/2" to 3" matting. 27" by 30-1/4" frame. Attractive steel engravings of natives and ships in margins. Smudge of color in Native American image. Small dark mark in Central America area. Folds at center. Hand-colored. Location: Vault. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.5 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995 last will dated.
MC0002-010 #MC0002-001.
Map of the Southern Parts of the United States, (c 1800) by Abraham Bradley, Jr. (Corrected by the author) Notes: Scale: Unkown. 8" by 15" image. 16-3/4" by 23-3/4" frame, 3-1/4" matting. Heavy creases at folds, Tattered bottom edge only slighting affecting image, Moderate foxing. Framed in decorative full wooden frame and matted in wide linen matt with acid free matte board. Location: Reception Area. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.2 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995.
MC0002-011 #MC0002-001.
Johnson's North and South Carolina (1864) by Johnson and Ward. Notes: Scale: Unknown. 17-1/2" by 23-1/2" image. 1-1/2" to 2" matting. 24" by 29-7/8" wooden frame. Heavily ornate steel engravings at boarders with 3 insets of images of Table Mountain, Chimney Rock, French Broad River and a Plan of Charleston. Evenly browned with crease at center fold. Hand-colored. Location: Vault. 1 item. 1 p. ca. 0.4 c.f. Gift of Estate of Tillie V. Rodgers, 3/17/1995.
Series 2:
Books
Book 1#MC0002-001.1
SCR GA 201 T6 1978 Tooley, R,V, Map and Map-makers, NY. Crown Publishers, Inc., 140 p. c. 1978. First edition, thus, Fine in dust jacket.
Book 2#MC0002-001.2
SCR GA 405 C8 1962 Cumming, William P, Southeast in Early Maps. 284 p. University of North Carolina, c. 1962. Second edition, third printing, Without dust jacket, Fine condition.
Book 3#MC0002-001.3
SCR E 121 E9 Cumming, William P., et, al. Exploration of North America: 1630-1776. 272 p. c. 1974. Putnam, First American edition. Dust jacket tattered, book very good.

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