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Karrow, Robert W.

Overview
Works: 96 works in 192 publications in 3 languages and 2,473 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Bibliography  Biography  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Atlases  Bio-bibliography  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Redactor, Contributor
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Most widely held works about Robert W Karrow
 
Most widely held works by Robert W Karrow
Maps : finding our place in the world( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing readers to a wide range of maps from different time periods and a variety of cultures, this book confirms the vital roles of maps throughout history in commerce, art, literature, and national identity
Past imperfect : essays on history, libraries, and the humanities by Lawrence William Towner( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While at the Newberry Library he built and focused its prestigious collections, in his words "an uncommon collection of uncommon collections." He pioneered in the preservation of books and manuscripts, and created major research centers, establishing the library as a community of scholars with a broad outreach to a variety of publics. He established research centers for cartography, Renaissance Studies, the history of the American Indian, and family and community history; the last two reflected his longstanding interest in utilizing underused library resources to develop neglected aspects of history
Civil War maps : a graphic index to the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies by Noel S O'Reilly( )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two by two : twenty-two pairs of maps from the Newberry Library illustrating 500 years of Western cartographic history by Newberry Library( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) : cartographe et humaniste by R. W., Jr Karrow( Book )

19 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gerald F. Fitzgerald Collection of polar books, maps, and art at the Newberry Library : a catalogue by Gerald F. Fitzgerald Collection (Newberry Library)( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Checklist of printed maps of the Middle West to 1900( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Index to maps in the catalog of the Everett D. Graff collection of western Americana by Newberry Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura by Gerhard Mercator( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This digital reproduction of the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection's copy of Mercator's Atlas allows the user to navigate high-resolution versions of book images, print the images to black and white or color printers, search text and supplementary materials, and select and copy text or images to other software applications
Mapping the American Revolutionary War : catalogue of an exhibition held at the Newberry Library, November and December, 1974 by Newberry Library( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil War maps : a graphic index to the Atlas to accompany the official records of the Union and Confederate armies by N.S O'Reilly( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Checklist of printed maps of the Middle West to 1900, subject, author, and title index( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maps: a historical survey of their study and collecting by R.A Skelton( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Checklist of printed maps of the Middle West to 1900( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intellectual foundations of the cartographic revolution by Robert W Karrow( )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manual for the cataloguing of antiquarian cartographic materials by Robert W Karrow( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michigan by LeRoy Barnett( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North Central States Region by Patricia A Moore( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Maps : finding our place in the world
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Past imperfect : essays on history, libraries, and the humanitiesTwo by two : twenty-two pairs of maps from the Newberry Library illustrating 500 years of Western cartographic historyThe Gerald F. Fitzgerald Collection of polar books, maps, and art at the Newberry Library : a catalogueAtlas sive cosmographicae meditationes de fabrica mundi et fabricati figura
Alternative Names
Karrow, Bob 1945-

Karrow Jr. Robert W.

Karrow Junior, Robert W.

Karrow, R. W.

Karrow, R. W. 1945-

Karrow Robert

Karrow, Robert Jr

Karrow, Robert W.

Karrow, Robert W. 1945- Jr

Karrow, Robert W. Jr

Karrow, Robert W. Jr. 1945-

Languages
English (84)

French (10)

Dutch (6)