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Sanborn Maps, 1867 - 1970 (Digital)

Digital Sanborn Maps are large-scale, detailed, black & white maps of 177 Oregon towns and cities, as well as municipalities in California, Washington, and Idaho. Originally created for fire insurance purposes, Sanborn maps have become a valuable tool for studying the history, growth, and development of cities, towns, and neighborhoods. Users can pan and zoom as well as download PDF versions of each sheet. The MAP Library also has paper versions of many of these maps.
Availability:
Off-campus access limited to current UO students, faculty, and staff.