This collection of 17th and 18th century maps depict California as an island.
Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections
Map collections & guides
The 270,000-sheet map collection is located on the mezzanine inside the Branner Library in the Mitchell Building. All maps in the Branner Library Map Collections are shelved by call number in the map cases and file cabinets.
Branner Library holds a number of unique and rare map collections. Some of these collections are purely digital and others are in paper. Below is a subset of those special collections.
Antiquarian maps from all over the world.
18th and 19th century North and South American cartographic materials
Antiquarian maps of Africa from the collections of the late Dr. Oscar I. Norwich and the Stanford University Libraries.