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Description of Contents

From the Collection:

Over 1300 maps of Minneapolis and Hennepin County from the 1820s to the 2010s. Maps range from city planning drafts to published tourist brochure maps. The bulk of the collection documents Minneapolis, but Hennepin County suburbs and the entire Twin Cities metropolitan area are often included. The collection includes many planning maps donated by the City of Minneapolis in 2018. Maps are arranged chronologically. Creator, contributor, and publisher information are included when known.


  • Creation: 1823 - 2017


The physical collection is available for use in Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library during the department’s open hours. Select maps from this collection are available in the Map Collection in the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections.


From the Collection: 138 Linear Feet (130 oversize folders and additional rolled maps)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.