Maps and atlases in the Missouri Valley Room
The map collection, with over 2000 maps, plat books, and atlases, covers the Kansas City region, Missouri, Kansas, the Midwest, trails, railroads, and early maps that identify Native American lands. They also include eastern states and rare maps of the early western hemisphere. Many maps are indexed in the Digital Gallery and some of these records include an image. Additional atlases and maps can be found by searching the online catalog.
Selected Kansas City atlases and plat books
The Atlas of the Environs of Kansas City, in Jackson County, Missouri for 1886, 1887 and 1891 [MVSC F 099.7 H79 on microfilm]