Collection MacLean Collection Map Library

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Cover image: Map of Seoul
The MacLean Collection Map Library consists of nearly forty thousand maps and printed material that date from the fifteenth century to the present.  Located in the north suburbs of Chicago, the map collection was begun by Barry MacLean in the early 1960s and continues to expand today. It includes a broad range of media and formats such as globes, wall maps, sheet maps, pocket maps, case maps, atlases, manuscript maps, relief maps, pictorial maps, Portolan charts, posters and cartographic games and puzzles. There is cartographic material covering all parts of the world, but the collection’s strengths include maps of the discovery and exploration of the Great Lakes, maps and atlases of American states and counties, British county maps, nineteenth century American maps, wall maps, and maps of the world.