Services and information to help researchers of all kinds
The Leventhal Map & Education Center offers research services free to the public. We welcome all researchers, whether you are a scholar working on a book manuscript, a Boston resident looking to discover more about the history of your home or neighborhood, or a data analyst looking to find geospatial information about demographic patterns.
Maps and geographic material can be useful for answering countless different types of research questions. To take just a handful of examples, you may find our collections useful if you want to know:
If you’re unsure where to start, or have a general question about maps, historical geography, or geospatial data, please use the following form to contact a librarian.