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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Special Maps Collection
    Dates: 1857-1966
    Collection Number: GC 1280
    Creator/Collector: National Geographic Society (U.S.) United States. Forest Service. United States. National Park Service. Automobile Club of Southern California
    Extent: (Boxes: 19 boxes in legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Includes maps other than street and road maps. Specialized charts, diagrams and maps pertaining to topography, soil condition, mines and minerals locale, building renderings, city planning and real property; maps published by the National Geographic Society, the United States Forest Service and the National Park Service; and strip maps published by the Automobile Club of Southern California and several other automobile associations. Geographic concentration is Los Angeles and California (particularly for real estate and strip maps), however other state maps are available, especially pertaining to topography, mines and minerals. There are some foreign maps.
    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

    Special Maps Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Includes maps other than street and road maps. Specialized charts, diagrams and maps pertaining to topography, soil condition, mines and minerals locale, building renderings, city planning and real property; maps published by the National Geographic Society, the United States Forest Service and the National Park Service; and strip maps published by the Automobile Club of Southern California and several other automobile associations. Geographic concentration is Los Angeles and California (particularly for real estate and strip maps), however other state maps are available, especially pertaining to topography, mines and minerals. There are some foreign maps. See also GC 1310 General Map Collection and GC 1165 Street and Road Maps.

    Indexing Terms

    Mineral industries.