The Mansfield Library has a collection of approximately 250,000 maps. The library's collection generally focuses on Montana and the history of the West. However, the library also has a broad collection of maps from the rest of the world. Here are some examples of the types of maps that you can find in our collection:
Maps are found on two floors of the library:
Maps on Level 1 of the Library
Level 1 holds a large collection of maps from around the world. These maps may be checked out for 7 days.
Maps on Level 4 of the Library
The Archives & Special Collections Reading Room holds the library's Regional and Historic Maps collection. These maps are primarily of Montana and the Northwestern United States. Maps in the Regional and Historic Maps collection do not circulate, but most may be photocopied or scanned in the Paw Print.
Maps in the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room are available for browsing Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and by appointment with Archives & Special Collections. If you need help locating a map in this collection, the reference desk in the Archives & Special Collections Reading Room will have personnel on hand to assist you.