On Thursday, November 28 (Thanksgiving Day), Hennepin County libraries are closed.
These rich collections feature a variety of digitized materials related to the history of Minneapolis and Hennepin County, drawn from the Library’s Special Collections. The collections can be searched or browsed, and all of the content can be viewed online and downloaded.
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Hundreds of maps and atlases featuring Minneapolis and Hennepin County from the mid-1800s to the present. Many of the maps were produced by the City of Minneapolis but other creators include commercial map companies, government bodies and individual cartographers.
Courtesy of the Minnesota Digital Library
Lot surveys showing property lines for Minneapolis properties with building permit work performed from 1916 to 1965.
Donated by the City of Minneapolis