LaBudde | Map & Atlas Collection
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Scope and Content of Collection
The Map & Atlas Collection consists of originals and reproductions dating from the 1500s to the present. The bulk of the collection covers greater Kansas City and surrounding environs; other areas of the United States and from around the world are represented as well. Included are topographic, railway, and Native American and pre-statehood territory surveys.
Maps are housed individually in flat file cabinets and are assigned a drawer number and a map number.
Atlases are bound and shelved within the rare book collections and are assigned a Library of Congress call number.