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Cartobibliographies & Indexes

Discovery interface to scanned maps of the world at scales 1:50,000 to 1:125,000 ArcGIS Online interface to medium-scale scanned topographic maps at Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines

Discovery interface to scanned maps of the world at scales 1:200,000 to 1:253,440 ArcGIS Online interface to large-scale scanned topographic maps at Arthur Lakes Library, Colorado School of Mines

Early Maps of the USDA Soil Survey Series, 1899-1962 – A cartobibliography and indexes of soil survey maps for Alaska, Hawaii, California and the Pacific Northwest including Idaho, Oregon and Washington compiled by Richard Soares at CSU-Chico.

Geologic Atlas of the United States / USGS Folios – Paul Leverenz published an index to the Geologic Atlas of the United States in the March, 1988 issue of the WAML Information Bulletin, Volume 19, Number 2, pages 74-77.

Geologic Map Indexes by Quadrangle Names – Published in the WAML Information Bulletin

  • California
  • Hawaii – Volume 19, March 1988, pages 64-73.
  • Nevada, 1879-1982, A-L – Volume 15, March 1984, pages 197-215.
  • Nevada, 1879-1982, M-Z – Volume 15, June 1984, pages 342-361.
  • Nevada, 1983 Supplement – Volume 16, November 1984, pages 64-68.
  • Nevada, 1984-1985 – Volume 17, June 1986, pages 235-239.
  • Ohio – Volume 23, November 1991, pages 6-31.
  • Oregon, 1883-1996.
  • Utah Geological Survey index for 7.5 Quadrangle maps for additional information.

National Park Service: Park Brochures / Site Bulletins
PDF scans of visitor and scientific documents back to the early 1900’s

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Union List – Digital version of WAML’s Union List of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Held by Institutions in the United States and Canada based at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress – online holdings, search by city and state

Map Librarianship Bibliographies

Alan Edward Schorr, 1977. Map Librarianship, Map Libraries & Maps, A Bibliography: Supplement I. SLA Geography & Map Division Bulletin 107, pages 2-18.

Alan Edward Schorr, 1974. Map Librarianship, Map Libraries & Maps, A Bibliography, 1921-1973. SLA Geography & Map Division, Bulletin 95, pages 2-35.

Current Literature on GIS in Libraries from McMaster University Libraries Lloyd Reeds Map Collection

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