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Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
David Woodward (Project Director: January 1975 to present)

A Catalogue of Maps of the Middle West Printed Before 1900

To prepare for publication a definitive and consistent catalogue of approximately 13,000 pre-1900 printed maps, atlases and city plans of seven Midwestern states (Ill., Ind., Iowa, Mich., Minn., Ohio, and Wisconsin). The maps included in the project are an important but hitherto largely ignored part of the cultural heritage of the nation. Through this project these maps will be made more accessible to users in a wide variety of fields.

Project fields:
U.S. Regional Studies

Reference Materials - Tools

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$130,000 (approved)
$130,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1975 – 2/28/1977