Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Lehi F. Hintze Geological Reconnaissance Maps of Oregon, 1936-1958

Salem, Oregon Quadrangle, 1938.

Information and Credits

MAPS Hintze

The Lehi F. Hintze Geological Reconnaissance Maps of Oregon consist of geologic maps prepared and assembled by Hintze for much of the state of Oregon. Lehi Ferdinand Hintze was a faculty member in the Oregon State College Geology Department from 1949 to 1955.

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1.5 cubic feet, including 117 maps; 1 oversize box and 1 map folder


This collection consists of seven series: I. Indexes and Statewide Maps; II. F Series Maps; III. G Series Maps; IV. M Series Maps; V. S Series Maps; VI. T Series Maps; and VII. U Series Maps. Within each series, the maps are arranged numerically.

Related Papers

The Lehi F. Hintze Publications are available in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University. The Special Collections & Archives Research Center holdings include the Geosciences Department Records (RG 208) as well as the papers of several Oregon State geology faculty and alumni -- Ellen G. Moore; George W. Moore; Roger L. Nielsen; Earl L. Packard; and William H. Taubeneck. Current geologic maps of Oregon are part of the Oregon State University Libraries general map collection.

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