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Collection of 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. Types of materials include: maps.

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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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