Research


Administrative Information

Custodial History

Original maps held by Dept. of Environmental Conservation.

Location of Original MaterialOriginals held by Dept. of Environmental Conservation.

Processing Information

In 1995, 336 maps of the original 512 maps held by the Department of Environmental Conservation were reformatted on to microfiche under a project sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities. In 2004, 42 maps from the microfiche were digitized under another cooperative project sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The maps were selected for their major importance to the survey and New York's environmental history. The majority of those selected are manuscript maps, with the exception of a few important annotated print maps. Most of the maps are drawn with color media, including graphite pencil, colored pencil, ink, and watercolor.