University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mapping History at the University of Illinois Collection

The Mapping History at the University of Illinois (MH@UI) collection contains maps, drawings, blueprints, and images of the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and Champaign County dating from the 1850s to the present. Maps relate to way-finding, campus and community planning, city zoning, political districting, transportation, humor and cartooning, student housing, recreational offerings, faculty club outings, and more. These materials are part of the MH@UI project, a collaboration between University of Illinois Archives, University Library’s Scholarly Commons-GIS, and the School of Architecture, see:

Holdings are from the collections of the University Archives, Map Library, and Champaign County Historical Archives.

Collection size: approximately 525 maps