The St. Louis Public LIbrary present "Mapf of Missouri" illustrating the many ways maps convey times, places, and events. Approximately 100 maps of Missouri cities, towns, counties and the state are included in the exhibit. Most of the maps were created between the beginning of the nineteenth through the early twentieth century and appeared as single sheet maps or sections of atlases. Maps for this exhibit were chosen to represent various types of maps, subjects, time periods, and the aesthetic appearance of the maps themselves.
Funding for this exhibit was provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Missouri State Library.
The exhibit includes maps in seven categories:
Exhibit visitors are reminded that there are many excellent websites that provide access to other historic maps of Missouri. The following are recommended:
The St. Louis Public Library wishes to acknowledge the support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Missouri State Library in the development of this digital collection of historic maps.
Contributors to the "Maps of Missouri" exhibit are: Joe Winkler (Manager, Research Collections), Anne Watts (Special Projects Librarian), and staff from the Missouri Library Network Corporation.
Contact Us for additional information about the St. Louis Public Library's Map Collection, use of the maps contained in the "Maps of Missouri" exhibit, or technical specifications about the images.