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Sharlot Hall Museum Map Collection
The Sharlot Hall Museum Map Collection consists of approximately 5,000 maps relating to Prescott, Arizona, Yavapai County, and Arizona and the west in general, 1850-present. Mining, railroad, and survey maps make up the bulk of the collection and are supplemented by aeronautical charts, military maps, blueprints, engineering drawings, and recreation maps. Within the larger collection, you will find, among others, the William Waara Collection of mining and engineering maps and the APS Childs/Irving Collection, an engineering collection of maps, drawings and blueprints pertaining to Arizona’s first hydroelectric power plant.