Travel and Tourism maps and are designed for travel. Often they include pictorial elements to facilitate identification of prominent locales. Tourist maps of cities generally include detailed insets of downtown commercial districts, transportation networks, or sites of cultural and historical interest. The division holds a large collection of maps and atlases for use by tourists in Russia and the former Soviet Union, with most of those being cataloged. Those that are cataloged can be searched and identified on the Library of Congress online catalog via a variety of standard search terms. Examples include: "Kamchatskaia Oblast' Russia tourist maps"; "Volga River Russia tourist maps"; "Historic sites Russia Federation Moscow tourist maps"; "Velikii Novgorod Russia tourist maps"; and "Troitse-Sergieva lavra tourist maps."
There is a significantly smaller collection of uncataloged maps, with the exception being those depicting the Caucasus. Patrons should note that uncataloged maps pertaining to travel and tourism in Russia can be filed either under "Recreation" or "Travel and Tourism." They are listed below.
There is a single uncataloged map depicting travel and tourism in Russia and the former Soviet Union from the 1960s; however, two additional maps, one of Leningrad and the other of Soviet Russia, from a special collection are noted below.
Polosa Polnogo Solnechnogo Zatmeniia 19 Iiunia 1936 Goda. Karta sostavlena po vychisleniiam, proizvedennym v Gosydarstvennom Astrofizicheskom Institute pod pukovodstom A. Mikhailova. ([Moscow]: komissiia po issledovanniiu Solitsa pre Akademii Nauk SSSR, 1936). Printed map. Scale 1:5,000,000. Filed with Wallace R. Brode map collection, item no. 1
Map prepared by the Soviet Academy of Sciences to assist astronomers and sky watchers follow the path of the solar eclipse of June 19, 1936, across the Soviet Union from Novorossiisk to northern Kamchatka.
Leningrad: Pictorial Map. ([Moscow]: State Publishers for Foreign Trade, [195-]). Printed map. Scale [1:30,000]. Filed with Wallace R. Brode map collection, item no. 6
Pictorial tourist map of Leningrad from the period of the Cold War published as part of the series "Intourist Pocket Guide to the Soviet Union: Maps of Moscow and Leningrad." Map produced by the State Publishers for Foreign Trade. Shows standard tourist information such as streets and street names, railway lines and stations, canals, parks, gardens, institutes, and fortress. Includes illustrations of seventeen prominent buildings, industrial sites, and monuments in the city.
There are six uncataloged maps of travel and tourism in European Russia for the period 1956-74.
The division holds six uncataloged maps depicting travel and tourism in Estonia from 1965 to 1975, and four in Lithuania from 1961 to 1975.
There are three maps depicting travel and tourism in the RSFSR for the period 1958-68.
The division holds twenty-seven uncataloged maps depicting travel and tourism in the Caucasus from the 1930s to 1975; four uncataloged maps of Armenia from 1963 to 1966; three maps of Azerbaijan for the period 1963-66, and ten maps of Georgia for the years 1956 to 1968.
There are two uncataloged maps depicting travel and tourism in Russian Central Asia for the years 1961 and 1963; and two uncataloged maps of Kazakhstan for the year 1961 and 1963.
There is a single uncataloged map depicting travel and tourism in the Moldavian S.S.R. dated 1966.
There is a single uncataloged map of travel and tourism in Ukraine from the 1960s.
All atlases designed to aid travel and tourism in Russia and the former Soviet Union, as well as most road atlases, in the division can be searched on the Library of Congress online catalog in the manner of the search examples noted above.