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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Lafon Allen Kentucky maps collection
Scope and Contents Fifty-seven of seventy-six maps in Allen's album feature Kentucky, either alone or with Tennessee, or cities in Kentucky. The Kentucky Geological Survey team called these drawings, created between 1785 and 1937, the most extensive group of Kentucky maps known. The collection includes 17th- and 18th-century French, English, and Dutch maps of North America, as well as later maps printed in the United States. Highlights include Americae Nova Tabula (1635) by Willem Janzoon Blaeu (1571-1638),...
Consists of maps of the Louisville area, including maps of the 1937 Flood.
Louisville neighborhood history oversized material
Content Description Includes maps of Butchertown (1884), the Falls of the Ohio (1819 and 1824), and an Atlas of Henry and Shelby Counties (1882) as well as a copy of a 1917 map of Camp Zachary Taylor. More recent materials cover West Louisville (1950 pollution sampling map and charts), Old Louisvlle (1965), Portland (1990 and 2004), and downtown Louisville (1962). An undated series of maps covers Fisherville, Middletown/Jeffersontown, Anchorage, Fairmount/Seatonville, O'Bannon, and Boston. Courier-Journal...
Map and atlas collection
Maps and atlases of the Louisville/Jefferson County area collected by Archives and Special Collections. A variety of dates are represented, from the early 19th century to the 1970s. Several of the 19th century atlases are reprints. The 1876, 1879, 1884 and 1913 atlases are also available online.
R.F. Wharton real estate plats
Collection — Multiple Containers
Two bound volumes of real estate plat maps showing property ownership for the area north of Broadway from the Medical Center to Butchertown and Phoenix Hill, then out Bardstown Road to the Trevilian Way neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky. Also includes one volume of real estate transfers that appear to be keyed to the maps. R.F. Wharton was a civil engineer.