The Local History Room owns many different kinds of maps. Atlases can be found in the catalog. Sheet maps can be located using a card file in the Local History Room.
Local History Map Collection
Historical Road Maps
Historical road maps for Kalamazoo city and county (current road maps for other Michigan cities and counties are housed in the Reference Department).
All topographic maps for Kalamazoo County, including some lake maps (topographic maps for the rest of Michigan are housed in the Reference Department).
Plat maps, both current and old, for Kalamazoo County. We own a complete set of current Rockford maps for other Michigan counties. (The 1861 Kalamazoo County map can be found online through the Library of Congress.)
Historic Michigan Atlases
Historic Michigan atlases on microfilm.
Sanborn fire insurance maps for towns in Kalamazoo County. (Some early Sanborn maps for Kalamazoo County can be found online through the Library of Congress.)
A variety of subject maps for both Kalamazoo County and Michigan.