The Latin American Library’s Maps Collection includes more than 4,000 maps and archaeological site drawings. Geographical areas represented most strongly are Mexico, Central America, Peru, and Brazil.

In addition to historic maps, the Latin American Library collects national and regional topographic maps of every country in Latin America, and urban maps of national capitals and smaller cities in areas of particular interest.

Maps may be consulted in the reading room located in the Latin American Library office. Request slips for our map collection are available in the LAL office. Please be prepared with the title of the map, date, and call number.

Maps: Holdings (Searchable PDF document)
Maps: Most Recent Additions (Searchable PDF document)


Historical Maps

Most of the Latin American Library's historic maps are also listed in: An inventory of the manuscript collections of the Department of Middle American Research.