Collection of Maps of Los Angeles, California, the United States and the World, ca. 1516-

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Title: Maps Collection of Los Angeles, California, the United States and the World
Collection number: 294
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 204 oversize folders
Date: ca. 1516-
Abstract: The collection consists of maps of Los Angeles and other parts of the United States including: California Geological Survey maps, tract maps of the San Francisco Bay area, beach cities of Southern California, New Mexico oil fields, maps from the American Civil War, railroad map of California, California gold fields, the Ranchos of Los Angeles and California city street maps. The collection also contains world maps and maps of other countries.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Selected digitized images from this collection.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Maps of Los Angeles, California, the United States and the World (Collection 294). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of maps of Los Angeles, other parts of the United States, and various places in the world. Includes maps of California, California Geological Survey maps, tract maps of the San Francisco Bay area, beach cities of Southern California, New Mexico oil fields, maps from the 1860s concerning the American Civil War, railroad map of California, California gold fields, the Ranchos of Los Angeles, California city street maps, Mexico, South America, Caribbean, Russia, Australia, Pacific islands, Africa, India, Asia Minor, Middle East, Orient, Great Britain and Ireland, Western Europe, and world maps.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4232752 

Container List

 

[Online Items]

 

[Undated]

Folder 100

Map of the subdivision of the Rancho Santa Ysabel and adjacent lands, San Luis Obispo Co., California. undated.

Folder 121

Map of the Centinela and Sausal Redondo ranches in Los Angeles County, Cal. undated.

Folder 125

Map of Los Angeles and vicinity : featuring Redondo Beach. undated.

 

. [1695].

Folder 49

Amérique septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties, ou sont distingués les vns des autres les estats suivant quils appartiennent presentement aux François, Castillans, Anglois, Suedois, Danois, Hollandois, tirée des relations de toutes ces nations. 1695.

 

. [1700s].

Folder 65

De Californie et du nouveau Mexique. 1700.

Folder 66

La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline : teatro do los trabajos, Apostolicos de la Compa. e Jesus en la America Septe. 1720.

 

. [1800-1850].

Folder 51

United States and additions : 1820. 1821.

Folder 48

Carta general para las navegaciones a la India Oriental por el mar del sur y el grande oceano que separa el continente americano del asiatico. 1825.

Folder 56

Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843-44. 1844.

Folder 183

Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843-44. 1845.

Folder 183

Miltiary reconnassance of the Arkansas, Rio del Norte, and Rio Gila. 1847.

Folder 205

Map of Mexico, including Yucatan and Upper California, exhibiting the chief cities and towns, the principal travelling routes, etc.; and, Map of the principal roads from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to the city of Mexico, including the Valley of Mexico, mountia. 1847.

 

. [1851-1900].

Folder 59

A new map of California by Charles Drayton Gibbes from his own and other recent surveys and explorations. 1852.

Folder 13

Plaza in Los Angeles City, Calif. 1856-12-01.

Folder 5

Map of the city of Los Angeles showing the confirmed limits surveyed in August 1857 by Henry Hancock. 1857-08.

Folder 87

Map of Central California from 37th to 40th deg. north lat. : showing various railroad routes projected or in progress together with a practicable route to enter the state with a Pacific railroad. 1860.

Folder 51

Map of the public land [in the] states and territories constructed from the public surveys and other official sources in the General Land Office. 1865.

Folder 55

Map of the Union Pacific Railway Eastern Division and connections, from the Mississippi River to San Francisco. 1867.

Folder 99

Plat of the Rancho Muscupiabe, finally confirmed to Miguel White. 1867-11.

Folder 132

Map showing the lands of the Tide Land Reclamation Company. 1869.

Folder 71

San Francisco Peninsula. 1869.

Folder 8

City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Cal. 1871.

Folder 94

Map of a portion of Los Angeles County showing the Abel Stearns' ranches : La Habra, Los Coyotes, San Juan Cajon, Las Bolsas, La Bolsa Chica. 1873-05.

Folder 100

Map of the county of San Luis Obispo, California. 1874.

Folder 105

Map of the Ranchos Centinela and Sausal Redondo. 1875.

Folder 134

Rand McNally and Co.'s indexed map of California and Nevada. 1877.

Folder 55

New transcontinental map of the Pacific R.R. and routes of overland travel to Colorado, Nebraska, the Black Hills, Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, California and the Pacific Coast. 1877.

Folder 6

Lands of the Los Angeles City Water Co., in Los Angeles City, Cal. 1877.

Folder 60

Bird's-eye-view of Los Angeles, California. 1877.

Folder 12

Map of the exterior boundaries and official locations of Ranchos San Jose addition to San Jose and Azusa. 1877-04.

Folder 71

Guide map of the city of San Francisco : compiled from the official surveys and engraved expressly for Langley's San Francisco Directory. 1878.

Folder 36

A portion of Los Angeles as seen from the Ninth Street tract; and, Map of the ninth street tract. 1880.

Folder 50

Railway map of the Weekly Call. 1880.

Folder 60

Bird's eye view of Coronado Beach, San Diego Bay and city of San Diego, Cal. in distance. 1880.

Folder 83

Map of the Central Pacific Railroad, Southern Pacific Railroad, and connections. 1880.

Folder 125

Map of the county of Los Angeles, California. 1881.

Folder 205

Nuevo mapa de los estados de Sonora, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango y territoria de la Baja California = New map of Sonora, Chihuahua, Sinaloa, Durango and Lower California. 1881.

Folder 37

Map of the city of Los Angeles, California. 1884.

Folder 92

Mining map of Inyo County. 1884.

Folder 105

El Cajon Rancho and surrounding region. 1885.

Folder 134

The unique map of California. 1885.

Folder 60

Pasadena, Los Angeles County, Cal. 1885.

Folder 2

Map of the subdivision of Rancho San Jose de Buenos Ayres and the town of Sunset, owned by [the] Los Angeles & Santa Monica Land & Water Co. 1887.

Folder 93

Map showing subdivision of lands belonging to the Lankershim Ranch Land and Water Co. : being the east 1200 acres of the south half of Ranch Ex Mission of San Fernando, Los Angeles County, California. 1887-11.

Folder 57

Map showing routes of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company. 1888.

Folder 60

Bird's eye view of Placerville, Calif. 1888.

Folder 83

Map of St. Louis and San Francisco R[ailwa]y and connections. 1889.

Folder 60

San Buena Ventura. 1890.

Folder 99

Map of a portion of San Bernardino and San Diego counties, showing the Bear Valley reservoir, its watershed, also the valleys where its waters are to be used, including the Alessandro and Perris irrigation districts. 1890.

Folder 3

Cox and Sanders index map of Los Angeles City. 1896.

Folder 108

Map of the city of Los Angeles, 1897 : accompanying Maxwell's Los Angeles city directory and gazetteer of Southern California. 1897.

Folder 131

Official map of the county of Los Angeles. 1898.

Folder 134

State of California. 1900.

Folder 57

Commisioners' official railway map of California, completed to January 1st, 1900. 1900.

Folder 96

Map of the Los Angeles-Pacific R.R. 1900.

 

. [1900s].

Folder 123

Map of Sausal Redondo Rancho, Centinela Rancho and part of Rancho La Ballona. 1901.

Folder 93

Map of the sub-division of the Puente Crude Oil Co's lands. 1901-12-20.

Folder 57

California political subdivisions maps showing senatorial, congressional, railroad, equalization, and assembly districts plus a map of San Francisco political subdivisions. 1902.

Folder 59

Weber's township and county map of the states of California and Nevada compiled from the latest data available. 1902.

Folder 18

Map of the city of Los Angeles. 1903.

Folder 61

El Camino Real : outline map of California showing missions and principal settlements prior to secularization of the missions in 1834. 1903.

Folder 55

Grazing lands, western United States : general location and area. 1905.

Folder 105

Birdseye view of Casa Verdugo Villa tract, a sub-division of a portion of the old Rancho San Rafael. 1906.

Folder 20

Map of Los Angeles and suburbs. 1906.

Folder 88

Road map of the Bay counties : compiled from the latest and most accurate official data. 1907.

Folder 121

Inglewood the hub city : map of Los Angeles County, Southwest. 1908.

Folder 71

Map of part of San Francisco, California, April 18, 1908 : showing buildings constructed and buildings under construction during two years after fire of April 18, 1906. 1908-04-18.

Folder 71

Map of city and county of San Francisco. 1909.

Folder 88

California, now or never! The new glory of the Golden State, map of the Sacramento Valley Irrigation Project, California. 1909-09-21.

Folder 120

Lines of the Pacific Electric Railway in Southern California. 1912.

Folder 58

Clason's map of California. 1913.

Folder 21

Map of the city of Los Angeles. 1918.

Folder 99

Map of a portion of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation, Riverside County, California. 1919-02.

Folder 91

Relief map of territory served by lines of [the] Pacific Electric Railway in Southern California; largest electric railway system in the world. 1920.

Folder 94

City of Los Angeles : city limits as at end of year 1875. 1920.

Folder 9

Maps of city of Los Angeles. 1923-01.

Folder 31

The heart of Los Angeles. 1925.

Folder 4

Los Angeles as it appeared in 1871, when the Germain Seed & Plant Co. was established. 1929.

Folder 42

Map showing territory annexed to the city of Los Angeles, California. 1935.

Folder 133

California, the golden state. 1938.

Folder 132

Los Angeles County drainage area, California : San Gabriel River improvement : Whittier Narrows flood control basin : base map of land to be acquired. 1948-12.

Folder 125

City of Los Angeles : incorporated under American law April 4, 1850. 1950.

Folder 61

A map of the marked historical sites of California : compiled from the official registrations of the California State Department of Natural Resources. 1952.

Folder 134

A map of the missions, presidios, pueblos, and some of the more interesting ranchos of Spanish California : together with the routes of the principal land explorations therein. 1956-12.

Folder 59

California. 1967.

Folder 120

Southern California and beach cities.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 121

Southern California and beach cities, including Rancho Ballona, Redondo and Playa del Rey.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 122

Southern California and beach cities, including Rancho Ballona, Redondo and Playa del Rey.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 123

Southern California and beach cities, including Rancho Ballona, Redondo and Playa del Rey.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 124

Southern California and beach cities, including Rancho Ballona, Redondo and Playa del Rey.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 125

Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 126

Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 127

Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Folder 128

Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 129

Los Angeles.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 130

Los Angeles, Azusa, Venice.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Folder 131

Miscellaneous California.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Folder 132

Miscellaneous California.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 133

Miscellaneous California. (Includes Jo Mora California poster.).

Physical Description: 11 items.
Folder 134

California.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Folder 135

Northern California.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Folder 136

Northern California.

Physical Description: 12 items.
Folder 137

Southern California.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Folder 138

Southern California.

Physical Description: 17 items.
Folder 139

Cataloged maps. See shelf list for location and description. items.

Folder 140

California Geological Survey materials, Eastern Sierra region.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Folder 141

California Geological Survey materials, Eastern Sierra region.

Folder 142

San Francisco Bay area.

Physical Description: 11 items.
Folder 143

San Francisco Bay area.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 144

San Francisco Bay area.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Folder 145

Northern California tract maps, subdivisions, lots for sale, ranchos, etc.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folders 146-147

Northern California tract maps, lots for sale, subdivisions, ranchos, etc.

Folder 148

Northern California (mostly San Francisco Bay area) tract maps, subdivisions and ranchos. ca. 1860-1880.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 149

Northern California (mostly San Francisco Bay area) tract maps, subdivisions and ranchos. ca. 1860-1880.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 150

Northern California (mostly San Francisco Bay area) tract maps, subdivisions and ranchos. ca. 1860-1880.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 151

Northern California (mostly San Francisco Bay area) tract maps, subdivisions and ranchos. ca. 1860-1880.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 152

Northern California (mostly San Francisco Bay area) tract maps, subdivisions and ranchos. ca. 1860-1880.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 153

Northern California (mostly San Francisco Bay area) tract maps, subdivisions and ranchos. ca. 1860-1880.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 154

Northern California (mostly San Francisco Bay area) tract maps, subdivisions and ranchos. ca. 1860-1880.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 155

Northern California (mostly San Francisco Bay area) tract maps, subdivisions and ranchos. ca. 1860-1880.

Physical Description: 18 items.
Folder 156

Arizona.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Folder 157

New Mexico oil fields.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Folder 158

New Mexico.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Folder 159

North Carolina. 1779-1897.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Folder 160

South Carolina. 1779-1873.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Folder 161

South Carolina. 1704-1860.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Folder 162

North Carolina and South Carolina. 1775-1875.

Physical Description: 15 items.
Folder 163

North Carolina and South Carolina. 1676-1891.

Physical Description: 28 items.
Folder 164

Arkansas and Louisiana. 1774-1877.

Physical Description: 21 items.
Folder 165

Florida. 1775-1949.

Physical Description: 19 items.
Folder 166

Virginia. 1754-1932.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Folder 167

Virginia and Washington, D.C. 1769-1863.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Folder 168

Alabama and Mississippi. 1825-1875.

Physical Description: 24 items.
Folder 169

Tennessee. 1795-1865.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Folder 170

Kentucky. 1810-1952.

Physical Description: 27 items.
Folder 171

Tennessee and Kentucky. 1823-1890.

Physical Description: 22 items.
Folder 172

Georgia. 1779-1927.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Folder 173

Southern States. 1799-1915.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Folder 174

Southern States. 1755-1878.

Physical Description: 12 items.
Folder 175

Civil War. Sherman's March, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and Peninsula Campaign. 1862-1867.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 176

Civil War.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 177

Civil War. Including, Michler Series (The War Department Office of the Chief of Engineers. Military maps illustrating the operations of the Potomac and James, 1864-1865....) and Antietam and Harper's Ferry. 1864-1867.

Physical Description: 15 items.
Folder 178

Civil War.

Physical Description: 21 items.
Folder 179

Civil War. War Department, Chickamauga and Chatanooga National Park Commission. 1901-1902.

Folder 180

Hawaii, Nevada and Texas. 1810-1933.

Physical Description: 29 items.
Folder 181

Oregon and Washington. 1843-1948.

Physical Description: 22 items.
Folder 182

Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Utah and Wyoming. 1861-1952.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Folder 183

Western United States. 1800s.

Physical Description: 5 items.
Folder 184

United States. ca. 1844-1920.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Folder 185

United States. 1768-1936.

Physical Description: 35 items.
Folder 186

United States. 1806-1953.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Folder 187

North America, Greenland, Atlantic. 1740-1884.

Physical Description: 30 items.
Folder 188

North America. 1790-1952.

Physical Description: 31 items.
Folder 189

South America. 1750-1874.

Physical Description: 25 items.
Folder 190

Mexico, Central America and Caribbean. Includes Amelia Earhart map. 1595-1933.

Physical Description: 29 items.
Folder 191

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean. 1626-1945.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 192

Northern and Central Atlantic States. ca. 1750-1960.

Physical Description: 34 items.
Folder 193

Midwestern United States. ca. 1850-1960.

Physical Description: 34 items.
Folder 194

Russia and USSR. ca. 1650-1947.

Physical Description: 37 items.
Folder 195

Russia and USSR. ca. 1650-1947.

Physical Description: 20 items.
Folder 196

Australia and Pacific Islands. ca. 1630-1903.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Folder 197

World Maps. 1529-1927.

Physical Description: 26 items.
Folder 198

Asia Minor, Middle East and Orient. ca. 1700-1906.

Physical Description: 34 items.
Folder 199

World Maps. 1516-1939.

Physical Description: 28 items.
Folder 200

Great Britain and Ireland. 1574-1933.

Physical Description: 23 items.
Folder 201

Western Europe. 1639-1946.

Physical Description: 32 items.
Folder 202

Africa and India. ca. 1700-1880.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Folder 203

Central America. 1852.

Physical Description: 8 items.
Folders 204-206

Cataloged maps.

 

Official map of Los Angeles County, comp. under insructions and by order of the Board of Superintendents .... San Francisco, Schmidt Label & Lithograph Company. * G4363 L8 1888 c. 1888.

Physical Description: Cf. Robinson 52. Poor Condition Cracked along middle; edges flaking; mounted on linen; bottom badly cracked and flaking.
Dimensions: Colored map. 182 × 153cm. Scale 1: 1.5 miles.
Roll * Roll 211

Rueger's map of greater Los Angeles, Los Angeles. * G4364 L875 1904 1904.

Physical Description: Cf. Robinson 52. Mounted on linen; edges cracked; very dirty on bottom 12.
Dimensions: Colored map. 174 × 162cm. Scale 1: 600'.
Abstract:

Insets: Marginal map of North East corner of the city; index to subdivisions.

Note: The $ in 1904 is hand-lettered and pasted over another number; also, corrections and additions have been made.
Roll * Roll 217

Official map of Yuba County California Co. & drawn from official surveys. San Francisco, Britton & Company. * G4363 Y8 1861 1861.

Physical Description: Cracking all over under varnish (?) covering.
Dimensions: Colored map. 135 × 94cm. Scale 1: 1 mile.

General note

Note: Approved and declared official county map.
Roll * Roll 220

Map of the county of Los Angeles, California Co. ... by J.H. Wildy and A.J. Stahlberg. n.p., Julius Bien Lithograph. * G4363 L8 1877a 1877.

Physical Description: Cf. Robinson 47. Cracking; mounted on linen; varnished (?).
Dimensions: Colored map. 128 × 117cm. Scale 1: 2,640'.

General note

Note: Adopted by Board of Supervisors August 7, 1877.
Gift of Miss Helena Fairbanks.