The Map Collection is located in Wilson Library 1 West (WL170).
WWU is a part of the Federal Depository Library Program. That means the U.S. government sends us publications for free - including maps - and Western is required to make them available to the general public. There are over 1,000 federal depository libraries and they are all marked with the eagle logo. (Northwest Indian College in Whatcom County is another one.)
We would like to thank everyone for their generous contributions of materials and/or monetary gifts throughout the years. To make a financial contribution, please email Rob Lopresti or phone (360) 650-3342. Donations can also be made online or by mail to the Western Foundation, Western Washington University, 516 High Street MS-9034, Bellingham, WA 98225-9034. Please designate your contribution to Western Libraries and identify "Map Collection" as the area you wish to support.
Your donations go toward the programming and materials needs of the collection and to support the academic mission of Western Libraries and Western Washington University.
The Map Collection is home to more than 100,000 maps and other cartographic resources.
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