More Historic Maps Available Online

On February 1, 2012, in Maps, by Amanda
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A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi, 1719. Call Number: MA/92.0009(b) MDAH Collection

A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi, 1719. Call Number: MA/92.0009(b) MDAH Collection

Panorama of the Mississippi Valley and its fortifications, 1863? Call Number: MA/88.0004 (c) MDAH Collection. Click here to view the catalog record.

A map of Louisiana and of the river Mississipi, 1719. Call Number: MA/92.0009 (b) MDAH Collection. Click here to view the catalog record (pictured above).

Map of the country between Monterey, Tenn. & Corinth, Miss. showing the lines of entrenchments made & the routes followed by the U.S. Forces under the Command of Maj. Genl. Halleck, U.S. Army, in their advance upon Corinth, in May 1862. Call Number: MA/92.0125 (c) MDAH Collection. Click here to view the catalog record.

Map of the siege of Vicksburg, Miss. by the U.S. forces under the command of Maj. Genl. U.S. Grant, U.S. Vls., Maj. F. E. Prime, Chief Engr. Call Number: MA/92.0150 (d) MDAH Collection. Click here to view the catalog record.

Colton’s map of the state of Mississippi, 1867. Call Number: MA/92.0178 (d) MDAH Collection. Click here to view the catalog record.

Carte des environs du Mississipi], ca. 1701. Call Number: MA/94.0062 (a) MDAH Collection. Click here to view the catalog record.

Post route map of the states of Alabama and Mississippi, with adjacent parts of Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas and Louisiana showing post offices, with the intermediate distances between them, 1883. Call Number: MA/2002.0039 (d) MDAH Collection. Click here to view the catalog record.

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More Maps Digitized!

On December 6, 2011, in Maps, by Amanda
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A map of the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia comprehending the Spanish provinces of east and west Florida as fixed by the Treaty of Peace between the United States and the Spanish dominions, ca. 1792. Call Number: MA/92.0022(a) MDAH Collection

A map of the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia comprehending the Spanish provinces of east and west Florida as fixed by the Treaty of Peace between the United States and the Spanish dominions, ca. 1792. Call Number: MA/92.0022(a) MDAH Collection

Take a look at these maps which were recently digitized! Click the title to view the map image or click “View the catalog record” to see that map’s catalog record.

Historic Map Inventory Online

On October 20, 2011, in Digital Archives, Maps, by Amanda
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Louisiana with part of Western Florida, Georgia and Southern Carolina, 1778. Call Number: MA/94.0003(b) MDAH Collection

Louisiana with part of Western Florida, Georgia and Southern Carolina, 1778. Call Number: MA/94.0003(b) MDAH Collection

This great new resource is now available to researchers looking for specific historic maps or specific features of maps. It includes MDAH maps as well as those in other repositories, such as the Library of Congress, the National Archives and Records Administration, and various universities and libraries. The maps have been described with fifteen different categories (such as title, situation date, and geographic coverage). Over 850 maps have already been added to the database with more to come. The database also includes links to digital images where they exist.

Click here to visit the Inventory of Historic Maps of Mississippi.

More Maps Online

On June 9, 2011, in Digital Archives, Maps, by Amanda
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"A new and accurate map of East and West Florida," 1763-1765. Call Number: MA/94.0004(a) MDAH Collection

"A new and accurate map of East and West Florida," 1763-1765. Call Number: MA/94.0004(a) MDAH Collection

Check out these maps that were recently digitized! Click the map link to view the map or click the “catalog record” link to view each map’s catalog record.

A new and accurate map of East and West Florida, 1763-1765. Call number MA/94.0004(a), pictured above. Or view the catalog record.

A New Map of  Mississippi, 1849?. Call number MA/92.0183(a). Or view the catalog record.

Colton’s Mississippi, 1855. Call number MA/92.0176(a). Or view the catalog record.

LinkLa Floride divisee en Floride et Caroline, 1749. Call number MA/94.0005(a). Or view the catalog record.

LinkAlabama, Mississippi, Louisiana & Arkansas Territory, 1828. MA/94.0017(a). Or view the catalog record.

Mississippi, 1827. Call number MA/94.0018(a). Or view the catalog record.

Mississippi, ca. 1828-1830. Call number MA/94.0019(a). Or view the catalog record.

LinkTownship no. 24 range no. 1 west (Tallahatchie County, Miss.), 1834. Call number MA/94.0020(a). Or view the catalog record.

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Historical Map Collection 1

Call Number: MA/86.0011(b) MDAH Collection

View more beautiful maps like these in the Historical Map Collection online exhibit. The exhibit is comprised of twenty-two maps, beginning with a 1588 triptych (pictured above) and ending with a map of the 1927 Mississippi River Flood.

historical maps 2

Call Number: MA/92.0027(a) MDAH Collection