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Sanborn Maps of Nevada

Nevada Sanborn® Holdings Inventory

NOTE: No one institution holds all editions in any single format

(Also note: Not all of these maps were produced by the Sanborn Map Company)


13
town name map pub date #
of sheets
web
access
(in color)
print version
(in color)
online
subscription
(in b&w)**
microfilm
(in b&w)*
Aurora
Mineral County
1890 1 NHS LC

UNR

1890rev.19??
(undated changes in pencil)
1  NHS (missing)   
Austin
Lander County
1886 1 NHS LC

UNR

18901 NHS LC

UNR

19071 NHS LC

UNR

1907rev.19171 CSUN   
1907rev.19411  NHS LC IND

UNR

Battle Mountain
Lander County
(Palisade included in 1885)
1885 1 NHS LC

UNR

18901 NHS LC

UNR

18971 NHS LC

UNR

19071 NHS LC

UNR

19277  SC CSUN LC

UNR

1927rev.19437  NHS (partial) IND LC

UNR

Caliente
Lincoln County
1928rev.1940*** 2   NHS

 

 
Carlin
Elko County
1885 1 NHS LC

UNR

18901 NHS LC

UNR

18971 NHS LC

UNR

19275  SC LC

UNR

1927rev.19435  IND LC

UNR

1927rev.19525  NHS  
Carson City
[independent city; formerly part of Ormsby County]
18854 NHS LC

 

 
18904 NHS LC

 

 
190713 NHS LC

UNR

1907rev.192313
(incl. cover)
NHS (booklet)   
1907rev.194113  IND UU

UNR

1907rev.195213  NHS

 

 
Columbia
Esmeralda County
1905 1 NHS LC

UNR

Dayton
Lyon County
1890 1 NHS LC

UNR

18951 NHS LC

UNR

1895rev.19021 NHS

 

 
19071 NHS LC

UNR

1907rev.19301  NHS LC IND

UNR

East Ely
White Pine County

(SEE Ely)

 
Elko
Elko County
1885 2 NHS LC

UNR

18902 NHS LC

UNR

18973 NHS LC

UNR

19046 NHS LC

UNR

19076 NHS LC

UNR

19128 SC LC

UNR

192716  LC CSUN SU

UNR

1927rev.194316  LC IND

UNR

Ely
White Pine County
(East Ely included on
highest #'d sheets)
19078 NHS LC

UNR

191211 SC LC

UNR

192311 SC LC

UNR

1923rev.194112  CSUN IND

 

 
1923rev.194512  LC

UNR

Eureka
Eureka County
18863 NHS LC

UNR

18903 NHS LC

UNR

19074 NHS LC

UNR

1907rev.19414  LC IND   
Fallon
Churchill County
19051 NHS LC

UNR

19093 NHS LC

UNR

19128 SC LC

UNR

192313 SC LC CSUN

UNR

1923rev.194313  LC IND

UNR

Gardnerville
Douglas County
(Minden included
in 1912)
18991 NHS LC

UNR

19071 NHS LC

UNR

19123 SC NHS LC

UNR

19233 SC LC

UNR

1923rev.19433  LC IND

UNR

Gold Hill
Storey County
(SEE ALSO Virginia City)
18774 NHS

 

 
18904 NHS

UNR

1890rev.1904
(incomplete)
3 NHS

 

 
19071 NHS

UNR

19231 SC CSUN UU

UNR

1923rev.19301 LC NHS  INDUNR
Goldfield
Esmeralda County
19056 NHS LC

UNR

19067 NHS LC

UNR

19098 SC CSUN LC

UNR

1909rev.19178 LC IND Hunt

UNR

1909rev.19338  NHS

 

 
Hawthorne
Mineral County
19422   LC

UNR

1942rev.19432  LC IND

UNR

Las Vegas
Clark County
192310 SC LC

UNR

192815  LC

UNR

1928rev.194421  IND

 

 
1928rev.195023  LC

UNR

1928rev.1954n/a  CSUN

 

 
1928rev.1959n/a  CSUN

 

 
1928rev.1961/6236  NSMLV

 

 
Lovelock
Pershing County
19042 NHS LC

UNR

19073 NHS LC

UNR

19144 SC LC

UNR

19237 SC LC

UNR

1923rev.19437  LC IND

UNR

1923rev.19527  NHS  
Mina
Mineral County
19171 NHS

 

 
1923rev.19??1 NHS

 

 
Minden
Douglas County
(SEE ALSO Gardnerville)
19121 SC

UNR

19232 SC LC CSUN

UNR

1923rev.19432  LC IND

UNR

Palisade
Lander County
(SEE ALSO Battle Mountain)
1885 1 NHS

UNR

Pioche
Lincoln County
19241   NHS

 

 
19391  NHS LC IND CSUN

UNR
(2 editions)

Reno
Washoe County
18791 NHS SC (b&w)

 

 
18855 NHS LC

UNR

189010 NHS LC

UNR

189918 NHS LC

UNR

1904  (penciled changes to 1911) 31 NHS LC

UNR

190631 NHS LC

UNR

191864 SC LC

UNR

1918rev.1933
(penciled changes to 1936 or 1937)
65  NHS

 

 
1918rev.1941n/a  CSUN

 

 
1918rev.1944n/a  IND

 

 
1918rev.194768  NHS

 

 
1918rev.194973  LC

UNR

1918rev.195371  NHS

 

 
1918rep.195578  LC

UNR

1954rev.1958n/a  CSUN

 

 
1955rev.197272  NHS (partial)

 

 
Rhyolite
Nye County
19092 SC NHS LC

UNR

1909 rev.19122 LC IND

UNR

Sparks
Washoe County
19046 NHS LC

UNR

19079 NHS LC

UNR

191210 SC LC

UNR

192516  SC LC CSUN

UNR

1925rev.193016  NHS

 

 
1925rev.194216  IND

 

 
1925rev.194616  LC

UNR

Tonopah
Nye County
19057 NHS LC

UNR

19067 NHS LC

UNR

19098 SC LC

UNR

191715 SC LC

UNR

1917rev.194115  NHS (partial) LC IND

UNR

Tuscarora
Elko County
18861 NHS LC

UNR

18901 NHS LC

UNR

Verdi
Washoe County
19122 SC LC CSUN

UNR

1912rev.19302  NHS LC IND

UNR

Virginia City
Storey County
(SEE ALSO Gold Hill)
1877
 
??   n/a

 

 
1890 NHS LC SC

UNR

1890rev.1904
 
9 NHS (partial)

 

 
19076 NHS LC

UNR

19236 SC LC UU CSUN

UNR

1923rev.19306  NHS LC IND

UNR

Wadsworth
Washoe County
18851 NHS LC

UNR

18901 NHS LC

UNR

18973 NHS LC

UNR

Wells
Elko County
19142 SC LC

UNR

1914 rev.19432  LC IND

UNR

1914 rev.19522  NHS (partial)

 

 
Winnemucca
Humboldt County
18852 NHS LC

UNR

18902 NHS LC

UNR

18973 NHS LC

UNR

19043 NHS LC

UNR

19076 NHS LC

UNR

19129 SC CSUN LC

UNR

1912-19439 LC IND UU

UNR

1912-19529 NHS (partial)  
Yerington
Lyon County
19092 NHS LC

UNR

19236 SC LC

UNR

1923-1943
 
6  NHS (partial) LC IND

UNR


SC Special Collections Department, Knowledge Center, University of Nevada, Reno  

NHS
Nevada Historical Society, Reno   (owns all items in print form)
LC Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
IND Geographic Operations Branch, US Bureau of the Census, Jeffersonville, Indiana  
CSUN California State University, Northridge
Hunt The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
NSMLV Nevada State Museum and Historical Society, Las Vegas
UU University of Utah, Salt Lake City
SU Stanford University, Stanford, California

  * Microfilm sets: collections of original Sanborn Map Company surveys owned by LC
     and filmed in b&w are available for viewing at the following locations in Nevada:

  • Special Collections Department, Knowledge Center, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Nevada Historical Society, Reno
  • Washoe County Library, Downtown Library
  • Nevada State Library and Archives, Carson City
  • Special Collections Department, Lied Library, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Clark County Library, Las Vegas Branch

  ** UNR is the only Nevada subscriber to the online Sanborn® maps (in b&w) owned
       by LC (identical to the microfilm).  Only UNR-affiliated persons have web access
       to the online subscription

  ***  notes about maps not produced by the Sanborn Map Company
  • the Caliente sheets are probably NOT Sanborns
  • the Gold Hill 1877 sheets are probably NOT Sanborns
  • the Hawthorne sheets are blue-line prints that were
    surveyed by the Board of Fire Underwriters of the Pacific
  • the Mina 1917 sheet was produced by Royal & Queen, Inc. Co.
  • the Mina 1923 sheet was produced by Aetna, Inc. Co.
  • the Pioche 1939 sheet was surveyed by the Board of Fire
    Underwriters of the Pacific
  • the Reno 1897 sheet was surveyed and drawn by T.B. Camp

This inventory makes no claim of inclusivity of all holdings but is extremely
indebted to previous inventories by Eric Moody (NHS) and others as cited below.
 


Reference sources for this inventory
 
Hunt, Bill, Evelyn L. Woodruff and revised by Philip Hoehn and Linda Newman. Union List of Sanborn & Other Fire Insurance Maps, Nevada      http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/sanbul_NV.html
 
CSUN: Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: Nevada http://www.csun.edu/~maplibr/Sanborn/SanNV.html#anchor1013
 
Moody, Eric N, "Urban History in Fire Insurance Maps: Nevada as a Case Study." Western Association of Map Libraries Information Bulletin, v. 10, no. 2 (1979), p. 129-138
 
Moody, Eric N. "A Further Note on Nevada's Sanborn Maps: Additional Holdings." Western Association of Map Libraries Information Bulletin, v. 10, no. 3 (1979), p. 259-260
 
Nevada Historical Society. Nevada Fire Insurance Maps - A Union List by Eric N. Moody. [rev. 8/07]
 
United States Library of Congress. Fire insurance maps in the Library of Congress. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, 1981.