John R. Borchert Map Library
The John R. Borchert Map Library contains an extensive collection of historic maps and atlases. Though our focus is on historic Minnesota items, our collection contains a wide range of topics and dates -- from historic items dating back to the 16th Century to current maps from around the world.
Collections currently in the UMedia Archive:
- Ames Library of South Asia Maps
Historic maps with a focus on Asia, South Asia and India.
- City Maps
Historic maps and atlases of cities outside of Minnesota.
- General Map Collection
Historic maps that do not fall into a more specific category.
- General Minnesota Maps
Historic maps of the State of Minnesota. Most maps are from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.
- Historical Atlases
- Minneapolis / St. Paul Maps & Atlases
Historic maps and atlases of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
- Minnesota County Maps, Plat Books and Atlases
Historic plat books and atlases for Minnesota cities and counties.
- Minnesota Transportation Maps
- United States Geological Survey Polar Maps