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Maps and Blueprints

All types of maps and atlases, as well as architectural, planning and blueprint records

Cass Gilbert's Palace of Fine Arts

Cass Gilbert's Palace of Fine Arts

Contributed by: St. Louis Art Museum

The only remaining display building from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also known as St. Louis World's Fair, the Palace of Fine Arts now houses the St. Louis Art Museum. This collection of 687 photographs documents the history of the Palace of Fine Arts.

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Face of the Moon: Galileo to Apollo

Face of the Moon: Galileo to Apollo

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

A collection of moon maps chronologically arranged by their publication date. This is an online version of an exhibition catalog that was originally published in 1989.

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Kansas City 1940 Tax Assessment Photographs

Kansas City 1940 Tax Assessment Photographs

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Over 40,000 images of 1940 tax assessment of Kansas City residences and buildings by Jackson County Tax Assessor's office. Each photographic print is approximately 1"x1.5", mounted on 12"x18" cards, and organized by block. The collection does not include all photographs of the 1940 tax assessment project. Several hundred block cards are missing from the original survey.

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Lewis & Clark Across Missouri

Lewis & Clark Across Missouri

Contributed by: Geographic Resources Center, Department of Geography, University of Missouri; Missouri State Archives

Specific campsite maps, photo-realistic images of important river landmarks, animated virtual Missouri River travel, and an interactive map server offering various layers of geographical data on the Expedition's outward and homeward journeys joined with the natural and cultural history of the Missouri River corridor.

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Lewis & Clark Expedition

Lewis & Clark Expedition

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

Gateway to websites and curricula concerning the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

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Maps from the Kansas City Public Library

Maps from the Kansas City Public Library

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library

Digital images of maps in the public domain held by the Missouri Valley Room include state, county, and city maps as well as road, railroad, river, and other areas such as trails.

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Maps of Missouri

Maps of Missouri

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

A collection of Missouri and surrounding state maps covering various topics: cities, towns & counties; conservation & environment; discovery & exploration; cultural landscapes; military, battle & campaign; transportation & communications.

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Marion County Atlas, 1875

Marion County Atlas, 1875

Contributed by: Hannibal Free Public Library

1875 Atlas of Marion County and its township.

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Missouri County Plat Books

Missouri County Plat Books

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections; State Historical Society of Missouri

The Missouri County Plat Books collection is a selection of county atlases and plat books from all over the state published from 1875-1930.

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Missouri Fire Insurance Maps

Missouri Fire Insurance Maps

Contributed by: Kansas City Public Library; University of Missouri-Columbia Special Collections; Washington University; Missouri History Museum

Three collections of Missouri fire insurance maps, including collections of Sanborn maps for Kansas City and Missouri as a whole, and Whipple fire insurance maps for St. Louis.

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Missouri Platbooks, circa 1930

Missouri Platbooks, circa 1930

Contributed by: University of Missouri - Columbia

In 1930 W.W. Hixson and Co. of Rockford, Illinois published plat books of townships in counties throughout Missouri. These volumes document the ownership and locations of plots of land in Missouri counties, plot sizes, and the owner's name for each plot of land within the townships.

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MU in Brick and Mortar

MU in Brick and Mortar

Contributed by: Space Planning and Management Building and Infrastructure Archives, University of Missouri

Scans of building elevations and architectural renderings providing a historical progression of changes that have occurred on University of Missouri campus.

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Out of This World: The Golden Age of the Celestial Atlas

Out of This World: The Golden Age of the Celestial Atlas

Contributed by: Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology

Collection of Star Atlases encompasses atlases and maps from 1482 to the 19th century ranging from the rudimentary, to some of the most beautiful and accurate scientific books ever published, finshed with later pictorial atlases for the general public.

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Plat Books of Jackson County, Missouri

Plat Books of Jackson County, Missouri

Contributed by: Mid-Continent Public Library

This collection includes four Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri plat books. The plat books in this collection are held by the Midwest Genealogy Center of the Mid-Continent Public Library. These heavily used plat books have been digitized to prevent further deterioration and to make them available to a wider audience.

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Registre d'Arpentage

Registre d'Arpentage

Contributed by: Missouri State Archives

The Registre díArpentage was created between 1798 and 1806 by surveyor Antoine Pierre Soulard (1766-1825). The purpose of the Registre was to certify and locate grants made by the French and Spanish governments. Some well-known settlers in Soulardís Registre include Daniel Boone, Moses Austin, Jacques Clamorgan, and Auguste and Pierre Chouteau.

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Steedman Architectural Collection

Steedman Architectural Collection

Contributed by: St. Louis Public Library

Images selected from architecture-related books in the George Fox Steedman Architectural Collection.

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Terra Incognita

Terra Incognita

Contributed by: Washington University Libraries Special Collections

An exhibit featuring early printed accounts of exploration and cultural encounters between what is known as the Old World or Europe and the New World or the Americas.

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Trans-Mississippi Theater Virtual Museum

Trans-Mississippi Theater Virtual Museum

Contributed by: Springfield-Greene County Library District; Wilsonís Creek National Battlefield

Civil War-era artifacts including letters, maps, diaries, weapons, flags, uniforms and photographs.

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Tri-State Mining Maps

Tri-State Mining Maps

Contributed by: Missouri Southern State University and the Jasper and Newton County Environmental Task Force

Collection consists of more than 5,000 maps that document lead and zinc mining in Southwest Missouri, Southeast Kansas, and Northeast Oklahoma.

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Welcome to 1890s Kirksville

Welcome to 1890s Kirksville

Contributed by: Truman State University, Pickler Memorial Library Special Collections/Archives

Photographs of Kirksville in 1890s including Adair County's New Court House and other buildings, city map and street guide, 1899 Cyclone and portraits of Kirksville residents.

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