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Oregon State Highway Maps, 1918-1991View associated digital content.

The Oregon State Highway Maps consist primarily of the official highway map produced annually by the Oregon State Highway Department. The maps depict federal and state highways, key landmarks, and other information for drivers and visitors.
Extent: 1.5 cubic feet
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Scope and Content Notes
Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: Oregon State Highway Maps (MAPS ORStateHwy), Oregon State University Special Collections anf Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: These materials were transferred from the Oregon State University Libraries' maps collection to the Special Collections & Archives Research Center in 2014.
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Series 1: Road and Recreation Maps, 1920-1930 Add to Shelf
Series I includes maps published in 1920, 1923, 1927, and 1930 by the U.S. Forest Service. The maps depict highways as well as national forests and parks in Oregon. Linen backing obscures text on the verso of the sheets.
Extent: 4 maps
Folder 1 Add to Shelf
Series 2: Main Traveled Automobile Roads, 1918-1953 Add to Shelf
Series II consists of the offical automobile road map and main traveled roads for Oregon. Maps are included for 1918-1942, 1945, and 1948-1953.
Extent: 36 maps
Box-Folder 3.1: Main Traveled Roads, 1918-1925 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.2: Main Traveled Roads, 1926-1935 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.3: Main Traveled Roads, 1936-1945 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.4: Main Traveled Roads, 1948-1953 Add to Shelf
Series 3: Official Highway Map of Oregon, 1954-1991 Add to Shelf
Series III is a continuation of the road maps that comprise Series II. Maps are include for 1954-1977, 1979-1986, and 1991.
Extent: 37 maps
Box-Folder 3.5: Official Highway Map, 1954-1965 Add to Shelf
Box-Folder 3.6: Official Highway Map, 1961-1965 Add to Shelf
Folder 2: Offical Highway Map, 1966-1991 Add to Shelf
Series 4: Commercial Highway Maps, 1941-1984 Add to Shelf
Series IV consists of commercially produced highway maps, primarily sold at gas stations. The series includes maps published by Shell Gas & Power, Richfield Credit Card, Big Sky Maps, and A Travel Vision. Two of these maps also include Washington.
Extent: 7 maps
Box-Folder 3.7 Add to Shelf
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