Maps and atlases from the former Minneapolis Municipal Library now at the University of Minnesota

A recent email newsletter from the University of Minnesota tells about acquiring a large map collection. I have toured and researched at the University’s John R. Borchert Map Library and it is an amazing collection. Additionally, the number of maps, atlases, and gazetteers that have been digitized is wonderful. This new collection is exciting! The […]

Early California Maps 1827-1846 digitized!

“October 6, 2019 – SACRAMENTO, CA – The California State Archives has digitized its entire Diseños Collection, hand-drawn sketches of maps used during the land grant process before and after statehood.  . . This collection contains images of 493 hand-drawn sketch maps that were originally created from 1827-1846. The hand-drawn sketch maps, or diseños, were used […]