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Our History and Mission

The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, created in 2004, is a nonprofit organization established as a public-private partnership between the Library and philanthropist Norman Leventhal. Discover our mission and learn more about our history here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about our hours, research opportunities, tours, or something else? Find an answer here.

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Permissions

Need information about how to use our images for your personal, educational, or commercial interests?  Find out more here.

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Press

For press releases and media inquiries.

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Boards

The Norman B. Leventhal Map Center is run by a Board of Directors and Board of Review, made up of members who have a passion for our mission.

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Publications

The Leventhal Map Center has made contributions to publications and created material for exhibits over its years of existence. Click here to see works available for purchase.

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