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View Resource Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

  This interactive atlas shows the fluid boundaries of counties from across the United States and overlays with the current lines.

http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/
View Resource David Rumsey Map Collection

This link takes you to the "Historic Maps of Michigan" page of the David Rumsey Map Collection. From there, you can navigate to the entire site. The Collection focuses primarily on cartography of the Americas from the 18th and 19th centuries, but also has maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, globes, school geographies, books, maritime...

http://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search?q=Michig...
View Resource Federal Land Patents

Access federal land conveyance records for the public land states. Find images of more than 2 million federal land title records for Eastern public land states, issued between 1820 and 1908.

http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/
View Resource Michigan County Histories and Atlases

This collection contains more than 400 Michigan county histories, biographical records, plat books, and atlases published prior to 1923.

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/micounty/
View Resource Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Online Checklist

A searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company. Find date and place information for maps made by the Sanborn Map Company.

http://www.loc.gov/rr/geogmap/sanborn/
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