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This guide provides information about maps at UTSA Libraries

Government Documents Librarian

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Rita Wilson
UTSA Libraries -- Main Campus
One UTSA Circle
San Antonio, Texas 78249

Maps & Map Center

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Map Locations

There are multiple locations for print maps at JPL:

> JPL 3rd Floor Map Center Cases (flat maps) 
> JPL 3rd Floor Super Folio (Atlases previously on the Map Center stands)
> Offsite storage. Maps (folded maps in envelopes) (may be requested at Front Desk or using Get It For Me )
> 4th Floor Special Collections for rare maps

Items found in the UTSA Quick Search Catalog will indicate the map location.

Map Center Cases - JPL 3rd Floor

The JPL 3rd Floor Map Cases contain the Library's non-folded flat maps.  The Map Cases are the cabinets with the long, thin drawers.  Maps located here include:

  • 7 1/2 minute topographic maps for Texas and the surrounding states
  • Mexican geologic and topographic maps
  • Flood plain insurance maps
  • National Geographic maps

JPL 3rd Floor Super Folio - Atlases

Includes items previously on the Map Center stands, including:

  • Atlas of the World (Oxford, Times, and National Geographic)
  • Texas Atlas & Gazetteer
  • Rand McNally Commercial Atlas & Marketing Guide (2001 and 2010 editions)
  • Nuevo Atlas Nacional
  • County Maps of Texas 2001
  • Census Atlas of the United States: Census 2000 (also available online)

Graduate School & Research Building (GSR): Maps

Maps located here are folded maps in envelopes.  Individual maps can be retrieved by using Get It For Me or requesting at the Front Desk.  All maps are cataloged in the Quick Search Catalog (filter for Content Type "Maps" on left or use Advanced Search and choose Material Type "Maps)

Titles include:

Geological Atlas of Texas

CIA maps (which are good for copying)

7 1/2 minute topographic maps