Sciences Library: Guide to the Map Collection

Guide to the Sciences Library's 8th Floor Map Room
Note: Most maps are in the Sciences Maps Collection on the 8th Floor of the Sciences Library. Many maps published before 1946 are located in the John Hay Library. (Locations below are keyed to numbers and locations on the Map of the Map Room)

By Elva Mathiesen and Howard Stone,
based in part on an earlier edition by Sam Mizer

  • Location 1: United States Geological Survey (USGS) maps in series
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  • Location 2: State Geological Survey (USGS) folded maps in series
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  • Location 3: Geological Society of America's "Map and Chart Series"
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  • Location 4: Geological Survey of Canada: Folded maps in numbered series
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  • Location 5: United States Geological Survey (USGS) topographic quadrangles
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  • Location 6: United States Geological Survey (USGS) topographic maps
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  • Location 7: United States Geological Survey (USGS) County Maps
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  • Location 8: United States Geological Survey (USGS) 30 X 60 minute series
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  • Location 9: Cataloged Flat Maps show details
          Location 9a: World Aeronautical Charts show details
          Location 9b: Duplicates Drawer show details

  • Location 10: River and Dam Surveys
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  • Location 11: "International Map of the World"
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  • Location 12: Army Map Service World Maps
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  • Location 13: USGS topographic maps, 1 X 2 degree series
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  • Location 14: Pre-1940 USGS Topographic Maps
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  • Location 15: Folios of the Geologic Atlas of the United States (USGS)
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  • Location 16: Geologic Quadrangle Maps of the United States (GQ Series)
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  • Location 17: Nautical Charts
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  • Location 18: "SCI MAPS" Books, Guides, and Atlases
          Location 18a: "SCI MAPS" Bookcase show details
          Location 18b: "SCI MAPS" Roller Cabinets show details

  • Location 19: US Documents
          Location 19a: US Documents, Cabinet 1 show details
          Location 19b: US Documents, Cabinet 2 show details

  • Location 20: Census Maps (4 cabinets)
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  • Index Box 1: General Index to Geologic Maps
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  • Index Box 2: Index to USGS Topographic Maps
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