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Sanborn Maps of Nevada

References, Web Sites, and Web Citation Guides

Websites on Sanborn® Maps

Sanborn Symbol Key, University of California Berkeley available at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/images/sandkey.jpg [click on key to enlarge]

Sanborn map Legend available at http://www.edrnet.com/reports/key.pdf
and abbreviations: http://www.edrnet.com/images/stories/env_con/key.pdf
provided by EDR. Inc.

Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Land Use Maps [including Sanborn] available at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/awhhtml/awgmd7/land_use.html

University of California Berkeley Library (2008) Union list of Sanborn and other fire insurance maps by Phil Hoehn, available at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/sanbul.html

Other Sanborn® Collections

NOTE: most sites do not actually provide the maps online and are limited to a description of the collection. Some online collections are limited to the specific institution’s clientele.

Fire Insurance Maps, University of California San Diego. Available at https://infodome.sdsu.edu/research/guides/maps/fireinsurance.shtml

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, California State University Northridge. Available at http://maplibrary.csun.edu/holdings/sanborn.html

The Sanborn Map Collection, University of California, Davis. Available at http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/dept/govinfo/mapcollection/sanborn.php

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, Oregon State University. Available at http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/research/guides/maps/sanborn.htm

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, University of Colorado at Boulder; collection coming online available at http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/map/sanborn.htm

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps – Texas. University of Texas at Austin Libraries. An online collection available at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/sanborn/texas.html

Sanborn Fire Insurance maps, University of Utah, Marriott Library. An online collection available at http://www.lib.utah.edu/portal/site/marriottlibrary/...

References

Davis, Allan S. "The Sanborn Story." Special Libraries Association Geography and Map Division Bulletin, no. 157 (1989), p. 42-41 [i.e. 45].

Hoehn, R. Philip, William S. Peterson-Hunt and Evelyn L. Woodruff. Union List of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Held by Institutions in the United States and Canada. Occasional Paper No. 2-3. Santa Cruz, Calif.: Western Association of Map Libraries, 1976-1977. 2 v. Online available from U.C. Berkeley at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/sanbul.html

Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division. Reference and Bibliography Section , 1981, Fire insurance maps in the Library of Congress: plans of North American cities and towns produced by the Sanborn Map Company: a checklist: Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 773p.

With Introduction on line available from U. S. Berkeley at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/snb-intr.html

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.

----------. "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.

Oswald, Diane L., 1997, Fire insurance maps their history and applications: Lacewing Press, College Station, Tex., 102p.

Rees, Gary W., and Hoeber, Mary, 1973, Catalogue of Sanborn atlases at California State University, Northridge: Western Association of Map Libraries, Occasional Paper No. 1, Santa Cruz, Calif., 122p.

Web Citation Guides

Style Guide for Research Papers, UNR Libraries available at http://www.knowledgecenter.unr.edu/depts/reference/webref/style.html

The Library of Congress available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/ndlpedu/start/cite/index.html

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