American University of Beirut

Maps Archives & Special Collections

Our Map Collection comprises 2,000 sheets from various countries around the world with a strong focus on Lebanon and the Levant. The core of the collection contains geographical maps of different categories (historical, topographical, geological, touristic, aerial and road maps, etc.), at different scales and projections, and in several languages (Arabic, English, German, and French). Dates covered range from 1750 to the present. The Collection also includes several maps of the AUB campus, and the Syrian Protestant College, as AUB was known from 1866 until 1920.

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