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

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Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Finding Aid for the Collection of Maps of Los Angeles, California, the United States and the World, ca. 1516-

Collection number: 294

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff, 1998
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, January 2002 and March 2003
© 1998 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Maps of Los Angeles, California, the United States and the World,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1516-
Collection number: 294
Extent: 1 oversize box 1 oversize roll box 204 oversize folders
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
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, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Maps of Los Angeles, California, the United States and the World (Collection 294). Department of 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.

Container List

 

[Online Items]

 
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

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

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

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.

 

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

Creator/Collector: Rowan, V.J.
Physical Description: Colored map. 182 × 153cm. Scale 1: 1.5 miles. Cf. Robinson 52. Poor Condition Cracked along middle; edges flaking; mounted on linen; bottom badly cracked and flaking.
roll * Roll 211

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

Creator/Collector: Rueger, Henry
Physical Description: Colored map. 174 × 162cm. Scale 1: 600'. Cf. Robinson 52. Mounted on linen; edges cracked; very dirty on bottom 12.
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

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

Creator/Collector: Wescoatt, N
Physical Description: Colored map. 135 × 94cm. Scale 1: 1 mile. Cracking all over under varnish (?) covering.

Note

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

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

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

Note

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