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Curtis Darling Map Collection


Curtis Darling has been acquiring historic Kern County and California maps for over 30 years. The Kern County Library Foundation and the Kern County Library are grateful for the donation of this fine collection.

Maps in the Geology, Mining and Petroleum Room

  • James Parrin Smith geological map of California -- 1916
  • Secretary of War topographical map -- 1878
  • Water map of part of Kern County -- 1877
  • Central Valley Project map by Colonel Robert Marshall -- 1919
  • California Water Project Resources Map
  • Famosa Land Company projected canal
  • McKittrich Sunset oil region, landmark pocket map
  • Water district within Kern County -- 1982
  • Kern County Water Agency -- 1977
  • Kern River Oil Fields -- 1904
  • Sunset Oil field -- 1901
  • Oil fields of California -- 1904
  • McKittrick oil fields -- 1904
  • Sunset Oil fields --1904
  • United States Department of Agriculture black alkali map -- 1904
  • Soil classification, upper San Joaquin Valley
  • Geological map, exploration by Lieutenant Robert Stockton Williamson -- 1855
  • Geological map of Tejon Pass and Canada de las Uvas

Maps in the Genealogy Room

  • Kern County Canals -- 1890
  • McClung Ranch weirs and pioneer canal -- 1876
  • Newspaper advertising sale at Rosedale Colony -- 1892
  • City of Bakersfield map -- 1898
  • J. B. Haggin auction map -- 1889

Maps in the Local History Room

  • Bakersfield Californian advertising map -- 1926
  • War Department map, Tulare Lake (called Tache Lake) -- 1850
  • Climatic map, Southern Pacific Company -- 1892
  • Official map of Kern County --1888
  • Official map of Kern County -- 1898
  • Official map of Kern County -- 1892
  • City of Bakersfield plat map -- 1898
  • Lieutenant Robert Stockton Williamson railroad study of the Tehachapi mountain passes
  • Blueprint of projected town, Wheeler Ridge -- circa 1923
  • Public surveys in California -- 1854
  • Thomas Brothers map of Maricopa and Highway 33
  • County map of California -- circa 1870
  • Expeditions to central California -- 1875, 1878

Maps in the Local History Workroom

  • Territorial map of the Western United States
  • Johnson's map of the Southwest
  • United States Territory Map
  • Map of California, Utah and New Mexico (British)
  • Map of Fort Tejon Road -- 1869
  • Historical map -- circa 1767
 
   
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