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September 25, 2009

Twin Cities Historic Plat Books now available online

Ten historic atlas/plat book volumes primarily covering Minneapolis, St. Paul, Hennepin and Ramsey counties are now available online. Currently, the images are browseable from a list of image names and thumbnails. In the future, clickable index maps will be made available. Thumbnails and medium resolution reference images are viewable online. High resolution images are available for purchase from the Digital Collections Unit. Contact the Map Library if you are interested in purchasing these images.

View the volumes available on the Hennepin and Ramsey county plat book listings.

The State of Minnesota Plat book provides information for all counties and is also now available online. Access this volume by choosing a particular county from the county plat book listings. Currently all links go to the full content for this volume; in the future direct links to the images for each particular county will be available.

Guides to Air Photos now updated with online content

The Borchert Map Library Air Photo guides (organized by each county) have recently been updated and include links to a wide range of modern and historic air photos now available online. Check out the newly updated guides!