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Map & Atlas Collections: Historic Maps & Atlases

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Greeley Carlson 2nd Atlas of the City of Chicago (1892)

Greeley & Carlson Company's 2nd Atlas of the City of Chicago at a scale of 100 feet to the inch (1892) is now available in digital format.  A sample page image is shown below.

Sample Map from Greeley-Carlson Atlas 1892


Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States

Northwestern Library holds 2 copies of the Atlas of Historical Geography of the United States which was released in digitized format in December 2013 by the University of Richmond Digital Scholarship Lab

Title: Atlas of the historical geography of the United States, by Charles O. Paulin, edited by John K. Wright.

Publisher:  [Washington, D.C., New York] Pub. jointly by Carnegie Institution of Washington and the American Geographical Society of New York,

Date:              1932.

Type of material:  Book

 Description:       2 p. l., iii-xv p., 1 l., 162 p., 1 l., 688 maps (part col.) on 166 pl. (part double) 37 cm.

 Series:            Carnegie Institution of Washington publication no. 401

 Notes:             A collection of maps, cartograms, and reproductions of early maps on many different scales, illustrating the natural environment of the United States and its demographic, economic, political, and military history.  The text explains the maps and lists the sources from which they were complied.

 Location:          MAIN Government Info Map collection) (Non-circulating)

 Call number:       L 912 P328

Historic Map of Evanston