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Mercator Society

The Mercator Society provides critical funding for the purchase of antiquarian maps and for the preservation of the Library's cartographic holdings.

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Since the Map Division's creation in 1898, there are now 400,000 maps from around the world with a strong focus on maps of New York City. Join us in supporting the largest and most heavily used collection of its kind in the country.

Membership Benefits

Individual - $1000

  • Receive the Mercator Society Newsletter
  • Invitations to two program meetings per year
  • Invitations to map exhibitions