HGIS Links

Send suggestions to hgiscarolina@gmail.com.


Carolina Digital Humanities Initiative has a number of opportunities open to people who are using historical GIS in their work.

External Projects

Digital Harlem, a project by a team of outstanding U.S. historians at the University of Sydney, led by Stephen Robertson and Shane White. The project won the Roy Rosenzweig Award given by the Am. Historical Association last year for outstanding work in digital history.

More to be added...


UNC's GIS data search, http://library.unc.edu/services/data/

NC Maps (historical maps online hosted at UNC), http://www.lib.unc.edu/dc/ncmaps/

Historioal aerial photos for select NC counties (not georeferenced, but displayed on Google Maps for choosing downloads), http://www.lib.unc.edu/reference/gis/USDA/index.html

NC OneMap, http://www.nconemap.com/

Historal spatial data collection at NC State, http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/gis/historic.html

Historical county boundaries for every US state, from the Newberry Library: http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/downloadfiles.html

Learning Resources

Davis Library site outlining opportunities for the UNC community (same page as the data search link above), http://www.lib.unc.edu/reference/gis/training.html

A Place in History, an online [and print] book by Ian Gregory, http://hds.essex.ac.uk/g2gp/gis/index.asp (see also his later print book, Historical GIS: technologies, methodologies and scholarship)

SEE ALSO our teaching page


Ian Gregory's excellent HGIS Research Network page, http://www.hgis.org.uk/

Association of American Geographers Historical GIS Clearinghouse and Forum, http://www.aag.org/cs/projects_and_programs/historical_gis_clearinghouse