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Don Shorock collection of road maps

Identifier: MS-244-OV

Content Description

This collection contains eight road maps of Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota collected by map lover Don Shorock. This is only a small sample of the maps he collected during many his road trips.


  • Creation: 1964 - 1979


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research without restrictions. Researchers are advised to contact the Archives and Special Collections prior to visiting. Advance notice may be needed to retrieve items for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers must obtain a signed Permission to Publish Form if they wish to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information from published and unpublished works held by ASC. Permission to reproduce, broadcast, or otherwise disseminate information materials from ASC does not constitute permission from the holder of copyright or literary rights. The researcher is responsible for securing permission from the copyright holder to publish or reproduce content from materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

Donald W. Shorock was born June 7, 1944 at Jersey City, New Jersey and passed away on December 2, 2010 at Great Bend, Kansas. Don loved maps. He even had a job when he was a young man as a proofreader for one map company. He amassed a large personal collection of road maps, mainly from his travels.


0.1 Linear Feet (one oversize folder in map drawer)

Language of Materials



The maps are arranged geographically, and then chronologically.

Related Materials

The rest of Don Shorock's map collection was given to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas.

Don Shorock collection of road maps
Doris Peterson
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Repository Details

Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository