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Victoria Pennington Rare Map Collection

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Victoria Pennington Original Receipts and Photos

Map of the Chief Parts of the Southern States and part of the Western

West Indies

A. Chart of the Ocean and Continental Basins, Oceans and Continental Basins, Ocean Currents and Co-Tidal Lines with inset of Rain Chart .                                  B.Chart of the Highlands & Lowlands of the Earth, Principal Volcanoes and Isothermal Lines with inset of Wind Chart.

Georgia

Carta de Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique

A New Map of Georgia with its Roads & Distances

Carte de la Caroline et Georgia : Pour servir à l'histoire générale des voyages

Soil survey  of Glynn County, GA

A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine and the English Camp before it June 20,1740

Pittsburgh and Allegheny River

Italy (including Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily)

Toscana Nuova Tavola

Plan du Port de St. Augustin Dans la Florida



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Title: Victoria Pennington Rare Map CollectionAdd to your cart.View associated digital content.

ID: MS/140

Primary Creator: Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772)

Extent: 13.0 Items

Date Acquired: 12/15/2014

Subjects: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1792-1868, Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928, Jeffreys, Thomas, -1771, Lewis, Samuel, Mitchell, S. Augustus, 1792-1768, Ruscelli, Girolamo, - ca 1565, Sanuto, Gulio, 1540-1580, Sanuto, Livio, 1520-1576, Stuart, Oliver J.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Victoria Pennington (1943-2015), Valdosta State University Associate Professor Emeritus, was a member of the Theatre faculty. Victoria Pennington collected these 16 framed maps that highlight places she traveled..

The collection includes important early maps of St. Augustine, FL and the Georgia/Carolina coast created by French mapmaker Jaques Bellin (1703-1772) and Samuel Lewis. There are maps of the Southeastern U.S. ,Georgia and the Gulf of Mexico by American S. Augustus Mitchell (1792-1868) and maps of Italy by Thomas Jeffreys and Girolamo, Ruscelli (ca1500-1561). Maps frpm 1540-1912 are represented.

Collection Historical Note

Victoria Pennington (1943-2015), Valdosta State University Associate Professor Emeritus, was a member of the Theatre faculty. In addition, she served as Production Supervisor of the Jekyll Island Musical Theatre Festival (now Peach State Summer Theatre) from 1990 through 1999.

She served as President of the Southeastern Theatre Conference in 2000 and received SETC's Distinguished Service to Theater Award in 2005. She was also Executive Director of the Georgia Theatre Conference from 2004 to 2007 and was the recipient of GTC's Leighton Ballew Award for Distinguished Service to Theatre in Georgia in 2008.

Subject/Index Terms

Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1792-1868
Cram, George Franklin, 1841-1928
Jeffreys, Thomas, -1771
Lewis, Samuel
Mitchell, S. Augustus, 1792-1768
Ruscelli, Girolamo, - ca 1565
Sanuto, Gulio, 1540-1580
Sanuto, Livio, 1520-1576
Stuart, Oliver J.

Administrative Information

Repository: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Acquisition Source: Victoria Pennington

Acquisition Method: deed of Gift

Appraisal Information: 1-14-15 signed Deed of Gift from Vicki Pennington for framed antique maps.


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[Box 1: Victoria Pennington Original Receipts and Photos],
[Map 1: Map of the Chief Parts of the Southern States and part of the Western, 1858],
[Map 2: West Indies, 1846],
[Map 3: A. Chart of the Ocean and Continental Basins, Oceans and Continental Basins, Ocean Currents and Co-Tidal Lines with inset of Rain Chart .                                  B.Chart of the Highlands & Lowlands of the Earth, Principal Volcanoes and Isothermal Lines with inset of Wind Chart., 1860],
[Map 4: Georgia, ca 1804],
[Map 5: Carta de Golphe du Mexique et des Isles de l'Amerique, 1754],
[Map 6: A New Map of Georgia with its Roads & Distances, 1847],
[Map 7a: Carte de la Caroline et Georgia : Pour servir à l'histoire générale des voyages, 1757],
[Map 8: Soil survey  of Glynn County, GA, 1912],
[Map 9: A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine and the English Camp before it June 20,1740, c 1750],
[Map 10: Pittsburgh and Allegheny River, c 1900],
[Map 11: Italy (including Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily), ca 1749],
[Map 12: Toscana Nuova Tavola, c 1565],
[Map 13: Plan du Port de St. Augustin Dans la Florida, 1764],
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Map 11: Italy (including Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily), ca 1749Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

1 map : colored ; 7.5" x 9.5"

Creator: Jefferys, Thomas,  -1771

Framed

Cartouche and borders of countries colored. Published in different atlases from 1748-1786.

location: On display in Nevins Hall Display case.


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