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 FF 14: Midwestern maps, circa 1800s
- Item 1: Colton's New Map of Indiana, 1838
- Item 2: Tourist's Pocket Map of the State Of Indiana Exhibiting Its Internal Improvements and book cover titled "Mitchell's Map of Indiana", 1837
- Item 3: "Carte Geographique, Statistique Et Historique De L'Indiana" map and text, circa 1822
- Item 4: Map of the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois and Part of Michigan Territory Compiled from the Latest Authorities, 1825
- Item 5: Johnson's Indiana Map, 1864