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A guide to finding maps at UW Libraries & online

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Larry Schmidt
Larry Schmidt
Chair of Research & Instruction
Research Support Librarian
Coe Library, 304M
Laramie, WY 82071

How to Find Print Maps

The library's print map collections are located in either the Brinkerhoff Geology Library or the Hebard Map Collection (part of the Emmett D. Chisum Special Collections located on the 3rd floor of Coe Library). 

The Geology Library holds aerial & infrared photographs, USGS Topographic maps, US Forest Service maps, BLM maps, and more.

The Hebard Collection is historic in scope and holds Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, USGS Topographic maps, highway maps, and many historic maps of the American West and Wyoming. These items to not circulate and must be used in the Chisum Reading Room in Coe Library.

Searching the Library Catalog for Maps:

1. From the library homepage, click the gray Classic Catalog tab which is located above quick search :

2. Next, click Advanced:

3. Enter search parameters and choose Map as material type: 

View results to locate the map!

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