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LSBU Harvard Referencing: Map (from an archive)

Best Practice tips

To reference a map from Digimap use the Digimap guidelines.

Format of the reference

You will need:

  • Name of the author(s), cartographer or organisation
  • Year of publication
  • Title or description of the map, and scale
  • Place of Archive
  • Name of Archive
  • Catalogue or reference number



Author/Cartographer Surname, Initials or organisation (Year) Title or description of map, scale. [Map]. Place of Archive: Name of Archive. Catalogue/ reference number.


Wyld, J. (1850) London and its environs: levels taken by order of the commissioners of the sewers, 1:17,400. [Map]. London: British Library. Reference number: BLL01016133799.

In-text citation: (Wyld, 1850)

Map reference


LSBU Harvard Referencing Quick Guide