Oregon State Board of Control Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot Maps, Plans, and Drawings - NP1P

859 sets of maps, plans, or drawings
Arrangement: Generally, numerical by NP1P catalog number

Series documents maps, plans, and drawings that were created for or collected by the Board of Control. Most of the records are detailed plans related to various current or past state-owned buildings. Particularly notable among the records are 19th century maps of military, rail, and wagon roads across Oregon. Many of the sets include multiple pages of records. The records include copies of two maps that pre-date 1851.

Access note:
For best access, see the printed "NP1P" finding aid in the reference room or ask a reference archivist for assistance in keyword searching with the NP1P database.

Major topics include: 
While this record series includes numerous subjects, the following are represented more heavily:
Blind School
Camp Adair (Military)
Capitol Building
Commerce Building
Dammasch State Hospital (Wilsonville)
Deaf School
Eastern Oregon State Hospital (Pendleton)
Eastern Oregon Tuberculosis Hospital (The Dalles)
Fairview (Feeble Minded, Institution for)
Finance Building (General Services Building)
Game Commission
Highway Department
Hillcrest School
Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition
MacLaren School
Military Roads
Oregon State College
Oregon State Correctional Institution
Oregon State Hospital
Oregon State Library
Oregon State Penitentiary
Oregon State Tuberculosis Hospital
Portage Railroad
Portland State Office Building
Public Service Building
State Fair 
State Office Building
Supreme Court
Wagon Roads

Related records:
Also see these related record series in the Board of Control record group:
State Building Construction Records
State Building Specification Records
State Capitol Construction Records

Also see this related record series in the Oregon State Planning Board record group:
Maps, Plans, Graphs, Charts, and Tables-Rolled

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