A colorful pictorial map of the state "Showing its History, Points of Interest, and the holdings of the Dept. of Conservation," according to the cartouche. Famous sites and places of historical events, many illustrated, some with textual explanation. Printed border resembling a picture frame marked on each side with Latin words for the geographical directions. Comes in an Art Deco style envelope labeled, "Indiana, the Hoosier State: An Illustrated Historical Map. Published and Copyrighted by the Department of Conservation, State of Indiana." The Indiana Department of Conservation is now the Department of Natural Resources, and was responsible for the state parks, among other things. A revised edition of this map was published in 1959 (Kingsbury).
Condition: Folds, as issued, and included is the original envelope of issue. Generally fine, basically unused, with the usual light overall toning. Some light toning and edge wear to envelope.
Kingsbury, Robert C. An Atlas of Indiana. With contributions from John M. Hollingsworth and others. Indiana University Dept. of Geography. Occasional Publication No. 5, p. 74. Indiana University. 1997. http://www.indiana.edu/~libgm/kingsbury.html (3 February 2003). The following additional references come from this publication:
Guernsey, E.Y. Indiana -- The Influence of the Indian Upon its History. Map Publication No. 122, Indianapolis: Department of Conservation, 1932.
Kingsbury, Robert C. An Atlas of Southern Indiana. Bloomington, IN: Department of Geography, Indiana University, 1966, Occasional Publication No. 3, p. 19.
Peckham, Howard H. and Jackson, Ernest M. (comp.) Historic Indiana to 1875. Map, Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Bureau, 1948.