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Map Collection

Topographic Maps


Historic Topographic Maps of Buffalo, New York

Various historical maps of New York and Erie County are available in the Map Room Reference Collection. These maps are arranged alphabetically by state then by place name. A map index is located on the Topographic Maps page of the Map Collection. Please contact the Silverman Library Reference Desk, by calling 645-2945 or via e-mail library@buffalo.edu to set up an appointment to use these maps.

These maps are also available in digital form: go to Historic Maps of New England & New York.

Sample historic topographical maps of Buffalo


Thumbnail 1914 Map of Niagara River and Vicinity [Scale 1:62,500]
Map Rm Ref Alphabetically by title

Thumbnail 1948 Map of Buffalo, NY [Scale 1:62,500]
Map Rm Ref Alphabetically by title

Thumbnail 1901 Map showing the University of Buffalo (now South Campus)
[Scale 1:62,500]
Map Rm Ref Alphabetically by title

Thumbnail 1950 Map showing the University of Buffalo (now South Campus)
[Scale 1:62,500]
Map Rm Ref Alphabetically by title

Thumbnail 1901 Map of Delaware Park
[Scale 1:62,500] (281 KB JPG image)
Map Rm Ref Alphabetically by title

Thumbnail 1948 Map of Delaware Park [Scale 1:62,500]
Map Rm Ref Alphabetically by title

Canadian Topographic Maps

The Map Collection includes complete sets of 1:25,000; 1:50,000; and 1:100,000 scale topographical maps of Canada. These maps are arranged alphabetically by province, and name. Some of the maps have been cataloged and are arranged by Library of Congress call numbers, starting with G3201.C2 s50 .C3. A map index can be located in the index section of the Map Collection (see Map Room map below). Because of the quantity of maps, some are in a storage site. Please contact Map Librarian, David J. Bertuca by e-mail or phone (716-645-1332), for assistance.

See the Natural Resources Canada.


Sample topographical maps of Canada

Bolton, Ontario
[Scale 1:50,000]
Call Number: G3401.C2 s50.C3 no.30 M/13

Thumbnail Welland, Ontario
[Scale 150,000]
Call Number: G3401.C2 s50 .C3 no.30 L/14

Thumbnail Opeongo Lake, Ontario
[Scale 1:50,000]
Call Number: G3401.C2 s50 .C3 no.30 E/9

Thumbnail Hamilton-Grimsby, Ontario
[Scale 1:50,000]
Call Number: G3401.C2 s50 .C3 no.30 M/4