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Map Collection at Milner Library: Illinois Historical Maps

Describes the collections and the services at Milner Library, Illinois State University.

Illinois Historical Maps

There are numerous digital historical maps of Illinois available through:

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Map library Historical Maps Online site,

The State of Illinois Library Maps site,

Northwestern University's Illinois maps site,

The University of Texas Perry Castenada Historical Illinois topo maps collection,

Random digitized collections such as those found at alabamamaps.ua.edu

There are also maps available through the Illinois Digital Map Library.

A web page listing historical Illinois County boundaries.

 

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The following maps are contained within the Maps Collection:

Drawer Title Year
Illinois Electric, Oil + Gas, Mineral, Coal Mining Coal and Water Resources for Coal Conservation in Illinois 1975
  Oill and Gas Pay Map of Illinois 1967
  Electric Utilities in Illinois 1975
  Oil and Gas Industry in Illinois 1977
  Oil and Gas Industry in Illinois 1968
  Oil and Gas Industry in Illinois 1961
  Oil and Gas Industry in Illinois 1955
  Oil and Gas Map of Illinois 1954
  Gas Distribution Lines 1953
  Oil and Gas Map of Illinois 1948
  Oil and Gas Map of Illinois 1945
  Oil and Gas Map of Illinois 1941
  Oil and Gas Map of Illinois 1940
  Oil and Gas Map of Illinois 1939
  Oil and Gas Map of Illinois 1937
  Shipping Coal Mines in Illinois 1961
  Mineral Industries of Illinois 1961
  Mineral Industries of Illinois 1955
     
Illinois River Maps Illinois River Basins 1978
  Illinois Watersheds 1977
  Chain-O'- Lakes Region State of Illinois 1964
  Map of the Illinois and Michigan Canal and Adjacent Territory from Chicago to Peru 1966
  Chain of Lakes Region Grass Lake- Fox River Area 1958
  Chain of Lakes Region Nippersink- Fox Lakes Area 1956
  Chain of Lakes Region Pistakee Lake Area 1956
  Illinois  
  Drainage Map of Illinois 1964
  Topographic Map of Illinois Beach Sheet 1 1972
  Topographic Map of Illinois Beach Sheet 2 1972
  Topographic Map of Illinois Beach Sheet 3 1972
  Topographic Map of Illinois Beach Sheet 4 1972
  Mississippi Palisades  
  Horseshoe Lake/Madison  
  Rock Cut  
  General Drainage Map Boone County 1958
  General Drainage Map Champaign County 1971
  General Drainage Map Christian County 1964
  General Drainage Map Cook County 1958
  General Drainage Map Kankakee County 1955
  General Drainage Map Logan County 1960
  General Drainage Map  Mason County 1959
  General Drainage Map Menard County 1958
  General Drainage Map Piatt County 1964
  General Drainage Map Sangaman County 1960
  General Drainage Map Winnebago County 1956
  General Drainage Map Cass County 1958
  Cache Creek, California 1939
  Pictoral Profile of the Illinois Waterway 1959
  Illinois  
  Mississippi River 1965
  Big Muddy River Drainage Project Sheet1 1910
  Big Muddy River Drainage Project Sheet2 1910
  Big Muddy River Drainage Project Sheet3 1910
  Big Muddy River Drainage Project Sheet4 1910
  Big Muddy River Drainage Project Sheet5 1910
  Spoon River Drainage Project Sheet 1 1910
  Spoon River Drainage Project Sheet 2 1910
  Spoon River Drainage Project Sheet 3 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 1 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 2 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 3 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 4 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 5 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 6 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 7 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 8 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 9 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 10 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 11 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 12 1910
  Kaskaskia River Drainage Project Sheet 13 1910
     
Illinois Transportation Illinois Highway Guide 1931
  llinois Auto Road Map 1926
  General Highway Map Cook County 1960
  Traffic Map State of Illinois 1962
  State Bond Issue Road System 1923
  Illinois Roads 1925
  Map Showing Marked Through Routes in Illinois 1925
  Illinois Official Highway Map 1941
  Progress in Road Building 1925
  State Bond Issue Road System  
  National Highways Preliminary Map of the State of Illinois 1916
  Official McHenery County Road Map 1966
  Transportation Map of Illinois 1976
  Primary Highways State of Illinois 1964
     
Illinois County Topographic Maps Topgraphic Map Clinton County 1914
  Topgraphic Map Monroe County 1914
  Topgraphic Map McDonough County 1919
  Topgraphic Map Lawrence County 1917
  Topgraphic Map Randolph County 1918
  Topgraphic Map Gallatin County 1916
  Bedrock Topography and Mineral Industrial Data of the Ottawa Quadrangle 1916
     
State of Illinois Maps Cartocraft Desk Outline Map  
  Illinois Railroads 1909
  Standard Map of Illinois 1982
  Illinois    
  State of Illinois  1948
  Illinois Authors 1952
  Illinois Authors 1966
  Illinois  
  State of Illinois  1915?
  State of Illinois  1958
  State of Illinois  1952
  Illinois  
     
Chicago Street Maps Arterial Street Map of Chicago Sheet 1 1964
  Arterial Street Map of Chicago Sheet 2 1965
  Arterial Street Map of Chicago Sheet 3 1964
  Arterial Street Map of Chicago Sheet 4 1964
  Township Maps of Cook County  
  Map of West Suburan Chicago  
  Bird's Eye View Central Chicago 1982
  Hospitals Outside of Chicago 1961
  Welcome to Chicago 1961
  Chicago Population 1953
  Traffic Map Chicago Ilinois 1961
  Chicago Outer Beltline  
  Transportation System Plan 1995
  Population Change Between 1940-1950  
  Change in Occupied Dwelling Units Between 1940-1950  
  Population in City of Chicago 1900-1970
  Map of Cook County 1965
  Chicago 1976
  Basic Policies for the Comprehensive Plan of Chicago  1964
  Chicago  
  Jackson Park 1986
     
Illinois Soil Maps Status of Soil Survey 1977
  Illinois Organization Map 1974
  Soil Association of Madison County Illinois  
  Paris Beacon-News Edgar County  
  Engineering Soils Map Madison County 1952
  Engineering Soils Map LaSalle County 1952
  Engineering Soils Map Cumberland County 1950
  Engineering Soils Map Douglas County 1950
  Engineering Soils Map Edgar County 1950
  Engineering Soils Map Fayette County  
  Engineering Soils Map Macon County 1951
  Engineering Soils Map Moultrie County  
  Engineering Soils Map Stark County 1951
  Engineering Soils Map Warren County 1951
  Engineering Soils Map Coles County 1950
  Engineering Soils Map Clark County 1950
  Engineering Soils Map De Witt 1951
     
State Parks Maps Illinois State Parks 1926
  State of Illinois   
  Topographic Map of Johnson Saulk Trail 1972
  Topographic Map of Apple River Canyon Sheet 1 1973
  Topographic Map of Apple River Canyon Sheet 2 1973
  Topographic Map of Starved Rock State Park Sheet 1 1972
  Topographic Map of Starved Rock State Park Sheet 2 1972
  Topographic Map of Starved Rock State Park Sheet 3 1972
  Topographic Map of Starved Rock State Park Sheet 4 1972
  Topographic Map of Starved Rock State Park Sheet 5 1972
  Topographic Map of Starved Rock State Park Sheet 6 1972
  Topographic Map of Starved Rock State Park Sheet 7 1972
  Topographic Map of Starved Rock State Park Sheet 8 1972
  Composite Map of Illinois Beach State Park 1973
  Topographic Map of Crawford County Lake Site 1961
  Sam Parr State Park 1965
  Topographic Map Pope and Mossac County 1962
  Chain of Lakes State Park  
     
Illinois Political Maps Legislative Districts fo Illinois 1981
  Congressional District Map of Cook County 1965
  Congressional Districts of Northeastern Illinois 1981
  Cook County Legislative Districts  1971
  Legislative Districts other than Cook County 1971
  Representative Districts of Cook County 1982
  Congressiona Districts of Illinois 1981
  Cook County Congressiona Districts 1971
  Legislative Districts of Cook County 1981
  Congressiona Districts of the State of Illinois  
  Representative Districts other than Cook County 1965
  Representative Districts of Northeastern Illinois 1982
  Representative Districts of Illinois 1982

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