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Guide to Historical Maps in the Special Collections and Archives Research Center

A guide to the types and uses of historical maps in SCARC's collections

Demography

Booth, Charles, editor. Labour and Life of the People. London, Williams and Norgate, 1889. HV4088.L8 B6 1889

Historical Use

Wilkes, George. The History of Oregon : Geographical and Political. New York, William H. Colyer, 1845. F880 .W68*

Eitel, Edward E., and Fireman's Fund Insurance Companies. County Atlas of Oregon and Washington: Showing All Towns, Postoffices, Railroads, County Roads, Stage Lines, Carrying Passengers, Mail and Express, and Distances between Points. Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., 1900. F881 .E5

United States Government Printing Office. Development of resources and of economic opportunity in the Pacific Northwest. Washington, D.C., United States Government Printing Office, 1942. HC107.A177 P23*

Preston, Ralph N. Historical Maps of Oregon : Overland Stage Routes, Old Military Roads, Indian Battle Grounds, Old Forts, Old Gold Mines. Edited by Ralph N. Preston, Corvallis, Treasure Chest Maps, 1970. G1491.S1 H5 1970*

Farmer, Judith A., and Kenneth L. Holmes. An Historical Atlas of Early Oregon. Portland, Historical Cartographic Publications, 1973. G1491.S1 F27*

Urban Growth

United States Government Printing Office. Development of resources and of economic opportunity in the Pacific Northwest. Washington, D.C., United States Government Printing Office, 1942. HC107.A177 P23*

State and Counties

State Maps

Loy, William G., et al. Atlas of Oregon. 2nd ed., Eugene, University of Oregon, 2001. G1490 .L63 2001*

County Maps

Eitel, Edward E., and Fireman's Fund Insurance Companies. County Atlas of Oregon and Washington: Showing All Towns, Postoffices, Railroads, County Roads, Stage Lines, Carrying Passengers, Mail and Express, and Distances between Points. Fireman's Fund Insurance Co., 1900. F881 .E5