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Sanborn Insurance Maps - Related Resources

Collections of Sanborn insurance maps are to be found in other North American libraries. The holdings of some of these institutions are listed in the two-volume checklist, Union List of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Held by Institutions in the United States and Canada, published in 1976-77 by the Western Association of Map Libraries.

Between 1955 and 1978, the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division withdrew from its collection of Sanborn fire insurance maps 288,093 duplicate sheets and 432 duplicate atlases. The recipient institutions are:

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Alabama University of Alabama - Map Library
Alaska Alaska State Library - Historical Library Collections
Arizona University of Arizona Library - Map Collection
Arkansas University of Arkansas Libraries - Special Collections
California California State University Northridge - Map Library
Colorado University of Colorado at Boulder - Map Library
Connecticut Yale University - The Yale Map Collection
Delaware Historical Society of Delaware - Library
Florida University of Florida - Map and Imagery Library
Georgia University of Georgia - Digital Library of Georgia
Hawaii University of Hawai'i at Manoa - Library
Idaho University of Idaho - Special Collections & Archives
Illinois University of Illinois - CARLI (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in IL)
Indiana Indiana University - Bloomington Libraries
Iowa State Historical Society of Iowa - Fire Insurance Maps of Cities and Towns
Kansas University of Kansas - Libraries Digitizing Kansas Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, 1883-1922
Kentucky University of Kentucky - Special Collections & Digital Programs
Louisiana Louisiana State University - Libraries
Maine University of Maine - Fogler Library
Maryland University of Maryland - University Libraries
Massachusetts Harvard University - Harvard Libraries
Michigan Detroit Public Library and the University of Michigan Map Library - Map Collection
Minnesota Minnesota Historical Society - Map Collection
Mississippi Mississippi State University - Special Collections
Missouri University of Missouri - Special Collections
Montana Montana Historical Society - Research Center
Nebraska University of Nebraska - UNL Libraries
Nevada University of Nevada, Reno - Map Collections
New Hampshire Dartmouth College Library - Map Room
New Jersey Princeton University - Sanborn Maps of New Jersey: Princeton (with information for other NJ cities)
New Mexico University of New Mexico - Map and Geographic Information Center
New York New York Public Library, Map Division - Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970
North Carolina University of North Carolina, Davis Library - Maps Collection
North Dakota University of North Dakota, Chester Fritz Library - Sanborn Map Collection
Ohio Kent State University - Map Library
Oklahoma University of Oklahoma - Libraries
Oregon Oregon State University - Libraries
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State University - University Libraries
Rhode Island Brown University - Josiah Brown University Library
South Carolina University of South Carolina - Digital Collections
South Dakota South Dakota State - Library
Tennessee University of Tennessee - Special Collections
Texas University of Texas at Austin - Perry-Castañeda Library
Utah University of Utah - J. Willard Marriott Library
Vermont University of Vermont - Bailey/Howe Library
Virginia The Library of Virginia - Library
Washington University of Washington - Map Collection
West Virginia West Virginia University - Downtown Campus Library
Wisconsin Wisconsin Historical Society - Local History
Wyoming University of Wyoming - Libraries
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