Map Collection

Volunteers Bev Keagle and Nancy Cairns have been accessioning the many maps that we have collected and preserved over the years. They include the following:

2012.152 M119 a Map Drawer 2; File Folder X; Library – Tube. 1835. 1835 -1850 black and white map of Palatine Township. (One colored) shows approximate location of first claim holders, the existing roads and water courses. Researched and drawn by Vernon Irish, local resident, for the 1955 Centennial Book.

2012.157 M122 Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. 1840 black and white copy of the 1837 plat of Palatine Township. Shows division into 160 acre sections. Surveyed in 1836-1837, published in St. Louis.

2012.161 M207 Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. 2 copies of photos of Palatine Township, showing the 1840 survey imposed over natural features, present before the survey. (Deer Grove, English Grove, Missionary Grove, and Plum Grove)

2012.135 M172 Map Drawer 1, File Folder XIX. 1851, Land Ownership, physical features, and some settlements in Palatine Township.

2012.133 M111 Map Drawer 1, File Folder III. Land Ownership in Illinois Counties in 1851 (Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will Counties)

2012.204 M202 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XX. 1876 and 1882 maps of Palatine Township showing Palatine, Glendale Villages, two cemeteries, C&NW RR stations in Palatine and Arlington Heights. Map of Palatine Township drawn by Frank Regan showing sections numbered and geographical features. 1910 map of Palatine Township showing named roads and parts of Wheeling, Elk Grove, Schaumburg, Hanover, and Barrington.

2012.247 M161 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1990 street map of Palatine Township. 1927 overlay map showing Palatine village, Deer Grove, and 18 McIntosh parcels. 1991 overlay map showing village boundaries. Certified copy of McIntosh plan dated 6/2/1919 for “Palatine Farms” seemingly in Inverness.

2012.136 M201 Map Drawer 1, File Folder XIX. Land ownership of Palatine and Barrington Townships.

2012.203 M221 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII and Tube. Palatine Township map 1918 corresponding to “Directory of Farmers”.

2012.203 M221 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVII and Tube. Another map corresponding to “Directory of Farmers” by Frank Regan.

2012.178 M124 Map Drawer, File Folder XI. Black/white copy of Atlas and Map Plat Book of Land Ownership in Cook County, sponsored by Cook County Farm Bureau, showing Palatine, Schaumburg, Wheeling, Elk Grove, and Barrington Townships.

2012.240 M230 Drawer 2, File Folder II. Aerial photocopy topographical map of Palatine Township, showing a portion of Barrington Township. Shows Camp Reinberg and Cook Co. Forest Preserve. Shows schools before 1946 consolidation.

2012.221 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XV. 1985 black and white aerial photos of Palatine Township.

2012.195 M218 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1937 black and white map of Palatine with the legend “correct to July 1937″.

2012.218 M197 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 1937 black and white drawing of Palatine Rural Fire District. Lake Cook to Higgins Road.

2012.217 M152 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 1941 plat of Seldon Woods, an Arthur T. McIntosh subdivision, now part of Inverness. Tracts 75 to 101. North of Palatine Rd, south of Cumnock Rd, east of Dewey, and west of Inverway.

2012.215 M151 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 1953 re-drawing blueprint of early plat of subdivision, section 35, prior to the 1871 fire. In Palatine Township, now part of Rolling Meadows.

2012.201 M178 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XXI. Pre-1955 black and white Palatine Township precinct map, shows 8 precincts.

2012.244 M194 Library, Tube. Black and white Palatine Township precinct map. Seven precincts shown. Richard J Daley, County Clerk. Pre-1955.

2012.196 M162 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1955 black and white Palatine Township map. 1965 black, white, and pink street map of Palatine Township showing schools, churches, public buildings, and Chamber of Commerce businesses.

2012.199 M179 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XXI. 1955 Palatine Township precincts, with copy on cardboard backing.

2012.237 M233 Library, Tube. Nine maps showing various sections of Palatine Township during the period of 1840-1998, some including streets, ownership plats, and groves colored in.

2012.147 M109 Map Drawer I, File Folder II. Topographic map of Palatine Quadrangle, including villages of Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Hoffman Estates, and Schaumburg. Covers entire Palatine Township and parts of Schaumburg and Elk Grove Townships.

2012.142 M104 Map Drawer I, File Folder I. Colored topographical map of Palatine Quadrangle, showing same features as the black and white counterpart mentioned above.

2012.207 M204 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XXI. 1962 newspaper clipping showing Palatine Township voting precincts and listing polling places.

2012.248 M163 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1962 blue and white highway map of Palatine Township showing streets.

2012.249 M164 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1963 blue and white highway map of Palatine Township showing streets. Ed Beck, chief draftsman.

2012.251 M180 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1966 Palatine Township precinct map. 33 precincts shown.

2012.192 M165 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1967 map of Palatine Township showing schools, churches, and public buildings. 1984 Palatine Township map with street index.

2012.143 M105 Map Drawer I, File Folder I. Colored topographical map of Palatine Quadrangle.

2012.148 M110 Map Drawer I, File Folder II. Black and white topographic map of Palatine Quadrangle.

2012.198 M181 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XXI. 1976 Palatine Township precinct map, showing 62 precincts.

2012.246 M166 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1978 map of Palatine Township with index. Shows schools, churches, public buildings, etc. Includes history and Palatine Chamber of Commerce membership.

2012.206 M183 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XXI. Palatine Township map showing 67 precincts.

2012.200 M182 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XXI. 1977 Palatine Township precinct map showing 65 precincts.

2012.194 M195 Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1980 brochure of Palatine Township showing streets, schools, churches, public buildings, etc. Includes street index.

2012.144 M106. Map Drawer I, File Folder I. 1980 topographic map of Palatine Township, including villages of Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Hoffman Estates, and Schaumburg. Covers entire Palatine Township and parts of Schaumburg and Elk Grove Townships.

2012.205 M177. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1984 colored highway maps, Palatine Township, with street guide and other info. Copies.

2012.220 M145. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XV. 1990 black and white aerial photo of Palatine Township, sections 15, 16, 21, and 22.

2012.193 M184. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1990 colored street map of Palatine Township with index. Lists points of interest and contains advertising.

2012.197 M215. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XXI. 1997 pre-census map of Palatine Township. Colored map of Palatine Township printed by Dalan Ware, Inc. Arlington Heights. Map of Palatine Township listing schools, public buildings, and churches during 1989 or earlier, issued by Palatine Savings and Loan.

2012.254 M167. Palatine Room, Display Case. Palatine Township street map of 1984, Cook Co. Dept. of Highways.

2012.252 M168. Palatine Room, Display Case. 2 maps showing 1840-1854 “sale of public domain” in Palatine Township and ownership in 36 sections.

2012.177 M222. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XXV. Plat of location to re-establish position of George Ela house as it was originally located, according to US Government Surveyors contract, 1837/1838. 4 sheets of photos of the area. 5 pages of other material concerning the site.

2012.160 M500. Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. Negatives and one positive of Palatine area. The positive is the 1862 business directory of Palatine, listing owners and businesses.

2012.168 M227. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIII. Color map of the history of the annexation of the village of Palatine from 1869 to 1988.

2012.181 M228. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XII. 1887 Palatine map showing ownership plats outside the village.

2012.170 M139. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIII. 1923 blueprint of Palatine Water Works distribution system.

2012.190 M135. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIV. Palatine commuter parking map for depot at Smith/Colfax streets. 1982-1984 aerial map of Village of Palatine combined sewer separation. 1926 zoning map of the Village of Palatine.

2012. 184 M208. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XII. One black and white copy of map prepared by the Palatine Engineering Dept. for the Quasquicentennial Book, but not used. Shows 1927 village limits, NW Highway on Colfax St, subdivisions in sections 34 and 35, land owned by McIntosh interests, and the Arlington Race Track land.

2012.208 M153. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 1929 plat of Plum Grove Road Development, an Arthur T. McIntosh subdivision (annexed 1925), north above Daniels Rd, south below Glade on the west and below Gilbert on the east. On the west to Cedar St and just past Oak St.

2012.216 M158. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. “Palatine Acres” 1927 plat, a development of small poultry farms. On the north is Chicago (Palatine) Rd, on the south is Dorset, on the west is Harrison, and the east is Middleton Ave. Copies included, and also of “Poultry Estates” (Inverness).

2012.212 M154. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 1929 Chicago Northwestern survey of buildings of W.R. Comfort buildings on the railroad tracks.

2012.214 M159. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. Plat of “Palatine Estates, No. 2″, an Arthur T. McIntosh development. On the north is Kenilworth Ave, on the south is Winnetka Ave, on the west is Plum Grove Rd, and on the east is Pershing St.

2012.213 M160. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 1931 plat of Palatine Manor, and Arthur T. McIntosh subdivision. On the north, Lincoln Ave, on the south is Chicago (Palatine) Rd. On the west is Forest and on the east is Rohlwing.

2012.211 M156. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 1938 lease map from the Chicago Northwestern Railroad to W.R. Comfort & Sons. Brockway to Smith, Wood to Wilson.

2012.210 M157. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 1939 plat of survey of the Chicago Northwestern Railroad tracks through Palatine. On the south is Wilson, from Smith St on the east, west in 3 parcels.

2012.219 M209. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. 4 pages of blue prints for the Slade Street Fire Station in Palatine.

2012.146 M108. Map Drawer I, File Folder II. Topographic map of Palatine Quadrangle. Includes the villages of Palatine and Rolling Meadows, and the townships of Palatine and part of Schaumburg and Elk Grove.

2012.238 M219. Library, Tube. Hand-drawn map of downtown Palatine, 1954-1955, showing businesses, churches, and some houses.

2012.183 M138. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XII. 1955 map of Palatine drawn by Fred Oswald for the 1955 Centennial Book. 1955 black and white map of Palatine, Sidwell Studios in West Chicago.

2012.185 M129. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIV. 1955 blue and white map of Palatine Village and environs, shows streets, roads, and lot lines in the village.

2012.186 M133. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIV. 1956 map of Palatine and Rolling Meadows IL showing streets with index, businesses advertised on the map, churches and schools.

2012.189 M134. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIV. Street map of Palatine with index, c. 1956. Also shows shopping district as a separate map with businesses named and includes advertising. Includes copy and partial reproduction. 1952 hand drawn map of Palatine downtown showing stores, etc. by name, drawn by John Wick.

2012.137 M136. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIV. 1957 black and white official street guide and map of Palatine. Folds into hard cover with a map of the North Shore on the outside.

2012.250 M229. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVIII. 1960 aerial of the original Winston Park subdivision. Palatine road to Anderson plus 1 block. Norman to Winston Park plus 1 short cul de sac. Annexed in 1957. Copies included.

2012.209 M155. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVI. Plat of survey of the Chicago Northwestern Railroad track in the center of Palatine, showing W.R. Comfort Co. buildings. Done by Fred Oswald for Palatine National Bank. Map of Chicago Northwestern RR tracks through Palatine. Map of Chicago and Northwestern Co. showing station between Bothwell and Brockway.

2012.223 M205. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XV. 1964 aerial photo of the area of Palatine which became Hunting Ridge subdivision, showing Fremd High School site. Illinois Ave on south, Quentin of the east, land to the west undeveloped. Shows lake north of Euclid.

2012.182 M130. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XII and Tube. 1967 black and buff map of the Village of Palatine and environs. Shows streets, roads, and lot lines in the village.

2012.235 M131. Library, Tube. 1967 map of Palatine and environs (no streets). Shows School District 15 and School District 211 boundaries. Also outlines villages: Palatine, Rolling Meadows, Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, Deer Park, Kildeer, Lake Zurich, Barrington, Inverness, South Barrington, and parts of Wheeling, Mt. Prospect, Schaumburg, Hoffman Estates, and Barrington Hills.

2012.182 M130. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XII. 1967 black and buff map of the Village of Palatine and environs. Shows streets, roads, and lot lines in the village.

2012.225 M213. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XV. 4 aerial views of 1973 Palatine. Bounded by Illinois on the north, Euclid/Kirchoff on the south, Plum Grove on the west, and Highway 53 on the east.

2012.187 M137. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIV. 1974 Palatine street map with index. Lists churches, school, general information and history. Red/white copy by Annen & Busse. Blue/yellow copy by Bank of Palatine.

2012.236 M174. Library, Tube. 1976 (revised) black and white map of the Village of Palatine and environs. Shows streets, roads, and lot lines in village.

2012.191 M140. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIII. 1977 map in newsletter showing proposed improvements to Palatine water system, plus an article of explanation.

2012.222 M199. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XV. Colored 1985 aerial photo of downtown Palatine, copies. Black and white 1950 aerial photo of downtown Palatine.

2012.232 M132. Library, Tube. Blue on white map showing Palatine Village Trustee districts in 1987.

2012.224 M220. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XV. 3 copies of 1996 aerial photos of the Talbot Mink Farm on Northwest Highway, whose area later became Palatine Hills Golf Course.

2012.234 M232. Library, Tube. Plan for Slade Streetscape by Lakota Urban Design, No. v2000.

2012.176 M217. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XXV. 2 sets of prints for house at 202 W Slade, northwest corner of Slade and Smith. Old set talks of a two story house for August Kimmet of Palatine by Brown and Koehler, architects of Des Plaines. Modern set covers the addition of a large family type room, etc.

2012.253 M173. Palatine Room, Display Case. 1885 plat of downtown Palatine, showing businesses. Prepared for 1955 centennial book. Identification by Frank Danielson and Harry Schoppe.

2012.230 M146. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVII. Plats of Sutherland/Sayles cemetery. Section 2, southeast 1/4, north of Rand and west side of Old Hicks. Additional copy has names in red pen added and evidently corrected locations.

2012.231 M150. Library, Tube. Plat of Mt. Hope / St. John’s cemetery at the southwest corner of Algonquin and Roselle roads. It contains old Palatine name, presumable from the original sale of lots.

2012.229 M148. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVII. Grey window shade with plat of Immanuel Lutheran portion of Union Cemetery, section 22, northwest one/quarter. West side of Greeley street between Johnson and Helen. Immanuel Lutheran is north 1/2; St. Paul’s Evangelical is the south 1/2.

2012.228 M149. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVII. Plats of St. Paul’s Evangelical Reformed Section of Union Cemetery, section 22, northwest one/quarter. West side of Greeley street between Johnson and Helen. Paul is south 1/2.

2012.202 M147. Map Drawer 3, File Folder XVII. Plats of Cady Cemetery. Section 8, Southwest 1/4. West side of Ela, north of Dundee Road. Multiple copies.

2012.217 M112. Map Drawer 1, File IV. Black and white maps showing land townships in Cook County, 1861. 12 Sections. Also shows city plats, advertisements, businesses in cities, railroads, canals, and wagon roads.

2012.149 M113 a to 1. Map Drawer 1, File Folder V. Black and white maps showing land ownership in townships in Cook County. Also shows city plats, advertisements, businesses in cities, railroads, canals, and wagon roads.

2012.100 M115 a. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map showing Barrington, Hanover, and parts of Palatine and Schaumburg townships.

2012.102 M115 c. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing Northfield, New Trier, Niles, and part of Maine and Evanston Townships.

2012.103 M115 d. Map Drawer 1, File VII. “Snyder’s Real Estate Map of Cook County, 1886″.

2012.105 M115 f. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing city plats: Arlington Heights, Wheeling, Mt Prospect, Park Ridge, Morton Grove, Gross Point, Niles Centre, Manheim.

2012.106 M115 g. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing townships: Jefferson, Cicero, and parts of Leyden, Norwood Park, and Proviso.

2012.116 M115 q 17. Map Drawer 1, File VII. List of place names in Cook County. No. 107. Diagram of Plate locations.

2012.107 M115 h. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing Lake View and part of Chicago Townships.

2012.115 M115 p. Map Drawer 1, File VII. Map showing Thornton and Bloom Townships.

2012.114 M115 o. Map Drawer 1, File VII. Map showing Bremen, Rich, and parts of Orland Townships.

2012.113 M115 n. Map Drawer 1, File VII. Map showing parts of Orland township. Also includes city plats: Blue Island, Lemont, Homewood, Matteson, Bloom.

2012.112 M115 m. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing part of Chicago and Chicago City Street Guide.

2012.111 M1151. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing parts of Lake, Calumet, Hyde Park, and part of Chicago.

2012.110 M115 k. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing Worth, and parts of Lyons, Lake, and Palos townships.

2012.109 M115 j. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing parts of Lemont, Palos, and Lyons townships. Also shows city plats of Western Springs, LaGrange, Oak Lawn, and Thornton.

2012.108 M115 i. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing city plats of Dolton, Lansing, Seafield, Jefferson Park, Orland, Sedgwick, Glenwood, Worth, Richton, Bremen, and Mount Forest.

2012.104 M115 e. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing city plats of Barrington, Palatine, Schaumburg Centre, Des Plaines, Canfield, Ridgelawn, and Niles.

2012.101 M115 b. Map Drawer 1, File VII. 1886 map by F.M. Snyder showing townships of Wheeling, Elk Grove, and parts of Palatine, Schaumburg, and Maine.

2012.158 M120. Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. 1919 black and white map of Lake County and part of Cook from Albert F. Scharf. Shows pre-historic features existing in 1804.

2012.239 M233. Library, Tube. Map by Hearne-Whiteman Co. showing all of Cook County and vicinity, DuPage County, the southern portion of Lake County, southeastern portion of McHenry county, the eastern half of Kane and Kendall County, the northern half of Will County and the western portion of Lake County Indiana. Includes population of cities from the 1920 census, streets, roads.

2012.145 M107. Map Drawer 1, File Folder II. Black and white topographical map of Barrington Quadrangle. Includes the village of Barrington, and the townships of part of Schaumburg, Hanover, Palatine, Elk Grove, and Dundee in Cook County and Vernon, Ela, and Fremont in Lake County, and Nunda, Wauconda, Algonquin, and Cuba in McHenry Country.

2012.141 M103. Map Drawer 1, File Folder I. Colored topographical map of Barrington Quadrangle. Includes the village of Barrington, and the townships of part of Schaumburg, Hanover, Palatine, Elk Grove, and Dundee in Cook County and Vernon, Ela, and Fremont in Lake County, and Nunda, Wauconda, Algonquin, and Cuba in McHenry Country.

2012.139 M101. Map Drawer 1, File Folder I. Colored topographical map of the Arlington Heights quadrangle, includes villages of Arlington Heights, Mt Prospect, and Des Plaines; Townships of Wheeling and part of Northfield, Elk Grove, and Maine.

2012.140 M102. Map Drawer 1, File Folder I. Wheeling Quadrangle in 1928. Colored topographical map includes villages of Wheeling, Townships, part of Wheeling and Northfield and Cook, and part of Vernon, Libertyville, Shields, West Deerfield in Lake County.

2012.243 M128. Library, Tube. 1936 land ownership map of north part of Cook County. On the north, Lake-Cook line, south Devon-DuPage line, west Kane line, and east to the Lake. Shows roads, village streets, and acreage.

2012.179 M125. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XI. Black and white atlas and plat maps with covers of north Cook County. Shows land ownership in townships and also shows village streets. Also contains pages of advertising.

2012.171 M143. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIII. 1980 blue and buff Congressional District map of Cook County.

2012.165 M226. Map Drawer 2, soft cover book. Atlas of maps of Cook County Illinois. Government survey of Forest Preserves in all 33 townships.

2012.175 M224. Map Drawer 2, Folio. Atlas and Supplement of Indian Villages of the Illinois Country.

2012.159 M200. Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. 1825 black and white map of Illinois and Missouri, partially surveyed. Outline of Illinois as a state is complete. Northern portion of Illinois is Indian territory, also blank eastern portion is not yet acquired. 1831 black and white map of Indiana and Illinois around Lake Michigan. Shows section of Illinois which is partially surveyed, and the portion not yet surveyed in the first map. Shows Winnebago and Ottawa Indian territory.

2012.154 M118. Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. 1834 (a direct reproduction printed in 1934) colored tourist map of the state of Illinois. Shows counties, roads, and distances. Steamboat routes and distances. 1830 population census and historical illustrations. Originally published by S. Augustus Mitchell.

2012.153 M121. Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. 1837 (copy) black and white road map of Illinois. Shows post offices, post roads, canals, railroads and mileages. Sepia Pioneer Map of Illinois in 1837 with data.

2012.150 M114. Map Drawer 1, File Folder VI. 1870 black and white maps showing land ownership in townships in Cook County, townships and part of DuPage County and Lake County, Indiana with no ownership, and a list of post offices in Cook and DuPage Counties with some city plats.

2012.138 M116. Map Drawer 1, File Folder VIII. 12 maps showing land ownership in Cook County and some in DuPage County and city plats.

2012.151 M117 a to 1. Map Drawer 1, File Folder IX. 1898 black and white maps by S.M. Snyder Co. showing land ownership in Cook County and land ownership in some DuPage County townships and outlying Illinois.

2012.156 M127 b. Map Drawer 2. 1911 black and white bound Rand McNally and Co. atlas of State and Counties in Illinois plus US and world maps. Contains separate maps of Illinois counties, railroads, and Chicago streets.

2012.155 m127 a. Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. 1915 colored railroad map of Illinois, lists population of counties and towns on the back.

2012.241 M126. Library, Tube. Northern Illinois in 1916. Brown colored county and highway district map. Shows Cook, Lake, McHenry, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, and portions of DeKalb, LaSalle, and Will counties. Plus portions of Lake County, Indiana. Shows major streets in Chicago and Townships.

2012.162 M212. Map Drawer 2, File Folder X. 1804 copy, black and white, of Indian trails and villages of Chicago and of Cook, DuPage, and Will counties, as shown by weapons and implements of the Stone Age. Shows Indian villages, Indian camps, chipping stations, principal Indian trails, lettered and numbered portage, springs, heights, and signal stations, Indian mounds, and mound builders’ trails.

2012.173 M203. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIII. 3 of 4 pieces (1 missing as of 2012). 1876 black and white map of Kane, DuPage, Cook, and part of Lake counties, showing townships and roads, very hard to read. 1915 black and white road map of Chicago and vicinity, very hard to read. 1950s map of north suburban Chicago, not including Palatine.

2012.188 M216. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIV. 1960s map of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, Inverness, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Plum Grove Estates, Prospect Heights, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, and Wheeling.

2012.169 M141. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIII. 1976 colored highway street map with an index of northwest suburbs, Des Plaines River east to Highway 59 west. Aptakisic Road on the north to Devon Avenue on the south. 1982 colored highway street map of Chicago and vicinity.

2012.174 M225. Map Drawer 2, Folio. An Atlas of Early Maps of the American Midwest, compiled by W. Raymond Wood. Plates 1-22 with descriptions.

2012.233 M231. Library, Tube. 5 copies of Deer Grove Forest Preserve. Previously A/M 544.

2012.164 M196. Map Drawer 2, Manila Folder. 1570 antique map by Abraham Ortelus, Dutch cartographer. One panel, “Bavaria” and the other panel is the “Palatinate” area. Map Hanging in the Clayson House library. Underside of each panel has a sixteenth century Italian description of each map. Translation was prepared by Father Paul Ziegler. Map given by Mr. and Mrs. G.F. Fitzgerald (Suburban Bank). Folder contains copies of associated paperwork.

2012.172 M142. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XIII. Inverness Gold Club, colored map (placemat) with the history of the gold course.

2012.180 M124. Map Drawer 2, File Folder XII. 1979 city of Rolling Meadows zoning map.

2012.163 M206. Map Drawer 2, Manila Folder. Colorful map of the “Colonization of America” distributed by Exxon Co. for the 1976 bicentennial. Includes population by state for 1800, 1850, 1900, and 1970. Shows famous colonial flags. Backside shows picturesque events and customs area of US (just to west of the Mississippi River).

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