General Map Collection

1555-2000


Descriptive Summary

Title: General Map Collection
Dates: 1555-2000
Collection Number: GC 1310
Creator/Collector:
Extent: Map cases; 1 ov
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: An artificial map collection.
Language of Material: English

Access

Research is by appointment only

Publication Rights

Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

Preferred Citation

General Map Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Acquisition Information

Various accessions

Scope and Content of Collection

An artificial map collection. Southern California maps documenting real estate development, transportation patterns, promotion of tourism, and other subjects. 19th to 20th centuries. Also California maps and maps of other states. World maps ranging from the 16th to 20th centuries. See also a separate rolled map collection (named so because the maps are rolled up.) See also insurance and real estate atlases. See also: GC1165 Street and Road Maps and GC1280 Special Maps Collection. See also: GC1115 and GC1257 for other world maps.