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Humboldt County Collection (HCC) Map Collection
1999.15  
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Description
The geographic focus of the HCC Maps Collection is Northwestern California, including towns, timber lands, railroad lines, waterways, and mines. Maps range in subject matter and purpose: coastal surveys, environmental inventories and analyses, geologic studies including earthquakes and landslides, public lands, maritime activities including shipwrecks, flood insurance and Sanborn maps, topographic and orthophotoquad maps.
Background
Notable cartographers and map publishers include: Lentell; Doolittle; Forbes; Denny; Herrick; Belcher; Metsker; Susie Baker Fountain; Alderon Laird; Norman Smith; USGS; etc.
Extent
420 maps in database plus approximately 10 series
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to Humboldt State University. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce in any format, please contact the Special Collections Librarian.
Availability
The collection is open for research.