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Louisiana Map Collection

The Louisiana Room collection includes over 25,000 state and local maps, both current and historical. Although many of these maps are not listed in the library's online catalog, the following index identifies the holdings in the collection.

Note: This index is currently being revised.

Contents:

Drawer 1     Geophysical Maps

  • Geological Maps
  • Soil and Forestry Maps
  • U.S. Geological Survey. Water-Resources Investigations Reports
  • U.S. Geological Survey. Scientific Investigations Reports

Drawer 2     Historical Maps

  • New World and North America
  • Canada

Drawer 3     Historical Maps

  • Mississippi Valley and Colonial Louisiana
  • United States
  • U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Maps

Drawer 4     Louisiana State Maps, to 1900

Drawer 5     Louisiana State Maps, 1900 to present

Drawer 6     Louisiana City Maps (excluding Lafayette)

Drawer 7     Lafayette City Maps      

Drawer 8     

  • Parish, Township and Ward Maps  
  • Attakapas Historical Society Land Grant Maps  
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Photomosaic Maps      

Drawer 9

  • Military Maps  
  • Economic Maps  
  • Political Maps  
  • Cultural Maps  
  • Post Route Maps  
  • L.S.U. Dept. of Geography and Anthropology. Louisiana Maps Series      

Drawer 10

  • Pictorial and Tourist Maps  
  • Fishing Maps  
  • Wildlife Management Areas      

Drawer 11     Acadia (Canada)      

Drawer 12     Topographic Maps of Canada      

Drawer 13     19th and Early 20th Century Coastal Navigation Maps      

Drawer 14     Photomosaic Maps, U.S.D.A. Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service       

Drawer 15     Environmental Maps    

  • U.S. Minerals Management Service. Environmental Maps of the Gulf Coast Region    
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Western and Central Gulf of Mexico Maps   
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Outer Continental Shelf, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean Maps    
  • other      

Drawer 16     U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. U.S. Gulf Coast: Mississippi-Louisiana-Texas Aeronautical Charts      

Drawer 17     U.S.G.S. Topographic Maps, 1:62,500    

  • index map available in Reading Room      

Drawers 17-18     U.S.G.S. Topographic Maps, 1:24,000    

  • index map available in Reading Room      

Drawer 20

  • Transportation  
  • Waterways  
  • 1927 Mississippi River Flood      

Drawer 21     Parish Highway Maps, 18"x25", 1961-1965

Drawer 22     Parish Highway Maps, 18"x25", 1999-present      

Drawers 23-25     Parish Highway Maps, 26"x48", 1955-1964      

Drawers 26-30     1980 U.S. Census Maps for Louisiana      

Drawers 31-36     Atlases    

  • cataloged; arranged by call number      

Drawers 37-39     U.S.G.S. Topographic Maps, 1:62,500; superceded      

Drawer 40     U.S.G.S. Topographic Maps, 1:250,000      

Drawers 41-45     U.S.G.S. Topographic Maps, 1:24,000; superceded      

Drawers 46-49     Mississippi Deltaic Plain Region Habitat Maps, 1:24,000    

  • Louisiana Gulf Coast      

Drawer 50     Mississippi Deltaic Plain Region Habitat Maps, 1:24,000    

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast