Large-scale cadastral maps on parchment digitised

8 November 2019

Detail from: Map of Kolje in Ärentuna, Uppsala county.

Uppsala University Archives holds a large collection of hand-drawn seventeenth century maps on parchment. These maps are of significant historical value and a valuable source of information on the University’s agricultural properties at the time.

The collection contains 140 maps and depicts 200 farmsteads owned by Uppsala University. You find them in the database Alvin: Pergamentskartor.

Contact: Mats Höglund, Special Collections Division, Uppsala University Library