By Michael Maune
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. Types of materials include: maps.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Collection is open for research.
Physical Access Note:
Some maps are in fragile condition and extra care must be taken when handling them.
Some were transferred from the EAPS library.
MSP 137, Collection of Midwestern maps, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
All material moved from flat files. Originally moved from map case.
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Folder:
[Folder OS M 16: Midwestern maps, circa 1800s
[Folder OS L 13: Midwestern maps, 1846-1925],
[Folder FF 14: Midwestern maps, circa 1800s
- Folder OS L 13: Midwestern maps, 1846-1925
- Item 1: State Highway System and Principal Improved Roads of Indiana, 1925
- Item 2: A New Map of Indiana with its Roads and Distances and book cover with title "Indiana", 1846
- Item 3: Colton's New Map of Indiana, Exhibiting the Boundaries of Counties, Township Surveys, Location of Cities, Towns, Villages, Post Offices, Canals, Rail Roads and Other and book cover with title "Colton's Map of Indiana", 1867