Maps

Detail of map of Hammond Addition, Missoula, Montana

Our diverse collection covers dates from the early 19th century to the present-day. Map series include topographic maps, orthophotoquads, geologic and hydrologic maps, railroad and highway maps, National Forest and National Wilderness maps, Forest Health Protection Annual Aerial Detection Survey maps (pest maps), BLM surface and mineral management maps, and Sanborn Company fire insurance maps. The collection also contains various maps of early explorations of the American Northwest, territorial maps, plat maps and maps of a number of Montana cities. A portion of our maps are available online at the Montana Memory Project. Most of our maps are cataloged; records are available by using the ‘Search Archives & Special Collections’ advanced search box on the home page, and selecting ‘maps’ in the ‘additional limits’ box. You can also view our online guide to our map collection.