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U.s Geological Survey
Rand, Mcnally & co
Missouri Geological Su...
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1840 Kansas City Map
Reprint of Father Nicolas Point's 1840 map, from a Kansas City Times article entitled "Earliest Map of Kansas City," depicting the locations of the homes of his parishioners, in the area of the West Bottoms,...
1914 Map of Greater Kansas City
Street map of Kansas City metropolitan area featuring successive circular lines in one mile intervals out from New Union Station. Rosedale, North Kansas City, Independence, and Kansas City, Kansas, are...
1923 Map of Road Overseer Districts of Jackson County, Missouri
Map of Jackson County, Missouri, indicating surface conditions of roads, plus railroads, electric lines, streams, etc. Under title of map: "Leo E. Koehler. County Surveyor and Ex-officio County Highway...
1924 Road Map of Jackson County, MO.
Black and white map shows different types of roads (macadam, graded, oiled, and earth) as well as railroads, electric lines, section lines, towns, and streams.
1931 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri
Map showing roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates kind of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams are also shown. Only a few major...
A Collector Extraordinaire
April 20, 2012
David Spivey is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Born in Oklahoma, David spent most of his life in Kansas City. He was a graduate of Rockhurst High School, Central Missouri...
A Complete Set of Surveys and Plats of Properties of Kansas City, Missouri: Compiled and Drawn from Official Record and Actual Surveys
Book of maps available for use on microfilm only.
A History of Missouri
Maps of Missouri showing its progression from territory to state, from the 1804 Louisiana Territory to the state in 1857, also depicting the fluctuations in the state boundaries through time.
A Look at New York: Old Missouri Map an Auction Item
Photo, caption, and article about one of the earliest printed maps of the Missouri Territory before its statehood, to be sold in an auction of the Streeter collection.
A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America
1698 (1903 reprint)
Continuation of title: Situated between New Mexico and the Frozen Sea Together with the Course of the Great River Meschasipi.
Facsimile of 1698 map depicting Father Louis Hennepin's impressions...
A Map of Lewis and Clark's Track, Across the Western Portion of North America
Facsimile of map showing Lewis and Clark's journey "from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean by Order of the Executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6." Indian tribal areas are labeled, streams, rivers,...
A Map of North America with the European Settlements and Whatever Else is Remarkable in the West Indies from the Latest and Best Observations
Map of North America showing California as an island. No western boundary for Canada is indicated. Included are northern and eastern Canada, Central America, the Bahamas, and northern South America.
A Map of the Country Club District
Advertising map of the Country Club District in Kansas City, Missouri. Map indicates streeets, parks, schools, shopping centers from 44th Street north, 83th Street south, Lamar Avenue west, and Holmes...
A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies
Photo reprint of a map showing westward routes, locations of Indian tribes in the middle west and western United States in 1844, and some particular notations which probably refer to details of Josiah...
A New Lewis and Clark Map
Map drawn by Lewis and Clark depicts Missouri prior to its statehood, as well as surrounding frontier area, including territory now encompassed by Arkansas, Kansas, and other western states. Map shows...
A New Map of New Hampshire
Engraved map of New Hampshire indicating counties, towns, rivers, streams, and mountains. Published by Bradford and Read in Boston, 1813.
A New Map of the State of Iowa
Map showing all four boundaries of the state of Iowa. Includes all of the counties in the state and portions of Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, and Illinois. Number "35" printed on the lower right corner....
A New Map of Virginia, Maryland and the Improved Parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey
Facsimile of early map of the Chesapeake Bay area. Printed on back: "Map No. 2/Facsimile of original in Virginia State Library/Richmond, Virginia."
A New Map Showing the Scene of the Battle of Westport, Fought Oct. 23, 1864
Covering territory from Brush Creek on the north to Indian Creek on the south and lying between Big Blue River on the east and State Line Road on the west, covering approximately 68 square miles. ..
A Plan of the City of New York
Facsimile of a 1776 map of the City of New York showing streets, government offices, markets, two schools, a synagogue and Jewish cemetery, churches, the fort, and two wharves. Number 5 in upper left corner....
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