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Collection of Midwestern maps


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Midwestern maps

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Collection of Midwestern maps, 1825-1925 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Michael Maune

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Primary Creator: Purdue University. Libraries

Extent: 0.25 Linear feet

Arrangement: The Maps are organized chronologically.

Subjects: Indiana--History

Forms of Material: Maps

Languages: English, French

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

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Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Physical Access Note: Some maps are in fragile condition and extra care must be taken when handling them.

Acquisition Method: Some were transferred from the EAPS library.

Preferred Citation: MSR 12, Collection of Midwestern maps, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information:

All material moved from flat files. Originally moved from map case. 

All material returned to folder in flat file drawers (3/2017).

Finding Aid Revision History: Collection identifier updated from OS L 13, OS M 16, and FF 14 to MSR 12 as of March 27, 2017.

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[Folder 1: Midwestern maps, circa 1800s-1925],