The map collection is over one hundred years old, contains more than 225,000 physical items and represents a wide scope, including local, national and international cartography. Selections in this online collection focus on maps depicting Los Angeles and the West. Look for more maps to be digitized and added soon.
The Wall Map Collection was added and contains more than 100 wall maps dating from the late nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. Maps contain a range of general, topographic, cadastral, navigational, and nautical information about the Western United States, particularly the state of California, and Los Angeles City and County.
The Wall Map collection was made possible by a grant from The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation.