European Expansion

The Minnesota Historical Society's Reserve Collection of Rare Maps documents the exploration of the center of the North American continent. These maps offer invaluable data on Native American settlement and the process of European movement into the area.

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Ortelius 1581
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Ortelius 1587
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Hondius 1587
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Wytfliet 1597
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Wytfliet 1597
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Wytfliet 1597
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Herrera 1601
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Hondius 1630
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Blaeu 1635
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Jansson 1636
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Sanson 1650
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Jansson 1652
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Sanson 1656
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van der Aa 1673
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Duval 1677
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Hennepin 1683
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Coronelli 1688
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Coronelli 1688
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Coronelli: 1688
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Coronelli 1689
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Sanson 1690
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Coronelli 1691
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Sanson 1692
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Jaillot 1694
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Morden 1695
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Coronelli 1695
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Jaillot 1696
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L'Isle 1700
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Wells 1700
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de Fer 1701
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De L'Isle 1703
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De L'Isle 1703
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Coronelli 1704
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De L'Isle 1718
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L'isle 1850
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Chatelain 1719
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Chatelain 1719
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Chatelain 1719
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Moll 1720
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Senex 1740
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Senex 1721
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Homann 1730
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Homann 1732
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Seale 1744
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Homann 1746
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Anville 1746
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Anville 1763
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Robert de Vaugondy 1748
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Jeffreys 1753
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Bellin 1755
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Bellin 1755
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Le Rouge 1755
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Ottens 1755
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Rhode 1755
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Tirion 1755
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Great Lakes 1755
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Bellin 1755
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Bellin 1757
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London Magazine 1761
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Seale 1761
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Bonne 1762
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Robert de Vaugondy 1762
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Seutter 1762
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Jeffreys 1762
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London Magazine 1763
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Bellin 1763
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Bellin 1764
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Louisiana 1765
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Brion de la Tour 1766
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Tirion 1769
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Popple 1775
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Sayer & Bennett 1775
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d'Anville 1775
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Ross 1775
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Dunn 1776
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Zatta 1778
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Bonne 1780
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Bonne 1780
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Bonne 1780
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L'isle 1783
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Faden 1796
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Bachiene 1785
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Zatta 1785
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Zatta 1785
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Pownall 1788
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Bonne 1788
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Laurie & Whittle 1794
10806931
Lewis/ Carey 1795
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Collot 1796
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Morse 1796
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Faden 1797
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American Gazetteer 1797
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Morse 1797
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Lewis, S. 1804
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Cary 1805
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Cary 1806
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Cary 1807
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King 1895
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Hérisson 1809
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Lapie 1813
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Lewis, S. 1814
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Thomson 1814
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Carey 1814
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Carey 1814
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Lewis, S. 1814
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Carey 1814
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Thomson 1817
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Melish 1818
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Cary 1819
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Cary 1819
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Schmidt 1820
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Lucas 1827
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Brué 1821
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Melish 1821
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Brue 1824
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Carez 1825
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Carey & Lea 1827
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Hinton 1832
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Wyld 1832
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Bradford 1835
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Cary 1836
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Webster 1836
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Andriveau-Goujon 1837
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Fort Snelling, 1839
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Nicollet 1843
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Morse 1844
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Wyld 1844
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Traveller's Guide 1844
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Mitchell 1846
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Pope 1849
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Colton 1849
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Minnesota 1857
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Rapkin 1857
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Rapkin 1857
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Hall 1858
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Warren 1858