Georeferenced Historical Maps, Aerial Photos and GIS Data

Ungeoreferenced Historical Maps and Aerial Photos

  • Cartography Associates David Rumsey Map Collection.
  • University of Minnesota John R. Borchert Map Library:
    The Library contains an extensive collection of historic maps and atlases. Though the focus is on historic Minnesota items, the collection contains a wide range of topics and dates, from historic items dating back to the 16th Century, to current maps from around the world.
  • University of Minnesota Libraries Minnesota Historical Aerial Photographs Online:
    Online access to Minnesota historical aerial photos. The Collection can also be accessed through the MN Landview application.

Historical Census and Survey Data

Several datasets can be acquired from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) site, including: