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Plat maps, northeast Minnesota

 Collection — Box: Oversize
Identifier: S2225

Scope and Contents

The collection contains:

One volume plat book containing positive and negative photomechanical copies of residential plats of Duluth and vicinity. There is a list of the maps at the front of the volume.

Printed Minnesota W.P.A. Highway Plat Maps of St. Louis, Lake, Carlton, Koochiching, and Cook counties. The bulk of the maps being of St. Louis County.

Set of 1939 Minnesota W.P.A., Project no.5259, Duluth and vicinity Highway Plat Maps. Individual homes are not shown, selected large buildings or landmarks are included.


  • Creation: circa 1899-1941
  • Creation: Majority of material found in circa 1899-1918, circa 1935-1941

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.


1.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



Contains residential and highway plat maps of Duluth and Northeastern Minnesota. The majority of the maps are of St. Louis County, but some also cover Lake, Carlton, Koochiching, and Cook counties.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at or 218-726-8526.


This collection is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society, but is housed at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives.


Guide to the Plat maps, northeast Minnesota
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526