Collection of Midwestern maps
Collection — Box: Folder 1
Identifier: MSR 12
Scope and Contents
The Collection of Midwestern Maps (1825-1925; 7 linear feet) documents roads, counties, and geography of Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, and Illinois. It features several pocket maps, including one attached to the inside cover of a small travel booklet. Some maps note territory status of current states, such as Michigan. Not all counties are represented on all maps. One map is written in French.
- Purdue University. Libraries (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
0.25 Linear Feet
The Maps are organized chronologically.
Physical Access Requirements
Some maps are in fragile condition and extra care must be taken when handling them.
Method of Acquisition
Some were transferred from the EAPS library.
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
All material moved from flat files. Originally moved from map case. All material returned to folder in flat file drawers (3/2017).
- Collection of Midwestern maps
- In Progress
- Michael Maune
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description