Hand-drawn land surveys made from 1869-1941 to determine and identify land ownership and/or section boundaries in various parts of Washington County. The volume includes an index on pages 638-641 that lists each township and section and the pages in the volume on which information is provided. A transcript of that list accompanies this document and can be found at the beginning of this document.
Ernest Oberholtzer is educating the reader about the impact of proposed dams. This could be the Backus-proposed dams in the mid-1920s. Dotted lines, ink on parchment, define the Rainy Lake Watershed and the international border. Rail lines are drawn and major lakes are noted. This could well be Oberholtzer's hand-work. Map goes from the western shore of Lake of the Woods to Fort William on the east. Rainer [sic] town name is spelled wrong.
Ernest Oberholtzer used this tourist information map for planning purposes, likely while serving in his role as head of the Quetico-Superior Council. He is educating about the impact of a proposed federal forest extension and noting sections necessary to be added to the national forest. Crayon-colored areas are shaded for designated forests: green = federal forest, blue = state forest, red = outline of proposed forest extension, and gray = necessary to be added to Superior National Forest under Quetico-Superior Council Program, now not included in federal proposal.
One hand-drawn, cadastral map of Richfield, Minnesota, showing parcel dimensions and property ownership of S 1/2 of Sec.27- T.28- R.24. The area is bounded by West 66th Street East, Portland Avenue, West 70th Street East, and Lyndale Avenue. A note on the back reads: "Mr. Rivkin (paid)." This is page nine from an unknown atlas.
There are 15 black and white aerial photographs of the City of Saint Paul. On the inside front cover of the atlas there is a street map of the City of Saint Paul. This map is divided into 15 sections. Each section corresponds to a numbered map.On the inside back cover is an index that gives the population of Saint Paul for the year 1920. An explanation is provided that describes the geographic division of streets for the City of Saint Paul.
Photos and text including tourist information on the alternate side of a tourism map shows locations of resorts and lodges, hotels, and eating places along the North Shore, on the Gunflint Trail and in the border country of the Arrowhead region.
Atlas of Nicollet County, Minnesota, 1927. Title page names Anderson Publishing Co. as the publisher. The atlas contains 97 pages of color maps of all 13 Nicollet County townships, individual states, the United States, the countries of the world, a Farmers Directory, and an analysis of the System of U. S. Land Surveys.
This atlas consists of 11 maps culled from previously published surveys that were compiled and drawn by Johnson and Farmer. It documents the portions of land that were annexed from Richfield to become part of the city of Minneapolis.
This is a map of the Boundary Waters region, and shows great detail on lake and river names. Area north of the international boundary is called "Hunter's Island." The roads and railroads are marked, as well as trails, ranger stations and telephone lines. Additions to the Superior National Forest Proclamation Boundary are shown using a reddish cross hatching.