EARTH SCIENCES & MAP LIBRARY

Union List of Sanborn & Other Fire Insurance Maps

Nevada


by

Bill Hunt and Evelyn L. Woodruff

Revised by Philip Hoehn and Linda Newman



Many maps are online from the University of Nevada, Reno.   Additional holdings (some online) are in the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.   For access to online and microform maps from commercial vendors check with your local library.

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Aurora (Esmeralda County)

1890 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society (2 copies; 1 with undated changes in pencil)

Austin (Lander County)

1886 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1917 (revision) - 1 sheet
California State University, Northridge

Battle Mountain (Lander County; 1885 on sheet with Palisade)

1885 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1897 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1927 - 7 sheets
California State University, Northridge
University of Nevada, Reno
1943 (revision) - 7 sheets
Nevada Historical Society (5 sheets)

Carlin (Elko County)

1885 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1897 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1927 - 5 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno

Carson City

1885 - 4 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 4 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 13 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1941 (revision) - 13 sheets
University of Utah

Columbia (Esmeralda County)

1905 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society

Dayton (Lyon County)

1890 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1895 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1930 (revision) - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society (with pencilled revisions to 1939)

East Ely (see Ely)

Elko (Elko County)

1885 - 2 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 2 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1897 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1904 - 6 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 6 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1912 - 8 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1927 - 16 sheets
Stanford University

Ely (White Pine County; includes East Ely; 1907 called Ely City)

1907 - 8 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1912 - 11 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1923 - 11 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1941 (revision) - 12 sheets
California State University, Northridge

Eureka (Eureka County)

1886 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 4 sheets
Nevada Historical Society

Fallon (Churchill County)

1905 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1909 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1912 - 8 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1923 - 13 sheets
California State University, Northridge
University of Nevada, Reno

Gardnerville (Douglas County; 1912 includes Minden)

1899 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1912 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
University of Nevada, Reno
1923 - 3 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno

Gold Hill (see Virginia City)

Goldfield (Esmeralda County)

1905 - 6 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1906 - 7 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1909 - 8 sheets
California State University, Northridge
University of Nevada, Reno
1917 (revision) - 8 sheets
Huntington Library
1933 (revision) - 8 sheets
Nevada Historical Society

Lake Mills (see Reno)

Las Vegas (Clark County)

1923 - 10 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1944 (revision) - 21 sheets
Formerly: US Census Bureau, Jeffersonville, IN
1954 (revision)
California State University, Northridge
1959 (revision)
California State University, Northridge
1962 (revision) - 36 sheets
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas

Lovelock (Pershing County)

1904 - 2 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1914 - 4 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1923 - 7 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1952 (revision) - 7 sheets
Nevada Historical Society

Minden (Douglas County; see also Gardnerville)

1923 - 2 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1943 (revision) - 2 sheets
California State University, Northridge

Palisade (see Battle Mountain)

Pioche (Lincoln County)

1939 - 1 sheet
California State University, Northridge
Nevada Historical Society

Reno (Washoe County; 1879 includes Lake Mills)

1879 - 5 sheets / T.B. Camp (Shkurkin facsimile)
University of California, Berkeley
1885 - 5 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 10 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1899 - 18 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1904 - 31 sheets
Nevada Historical Society (has pencilled changes to 1911)
1906 - 31 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1918 - 64 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1933 (revision) - 65 sheets
Nevada Historical Society (has pencilled changes to 1936 or 1937)
1941 (revision)
California State University, Northridge
1944 (revision)
Formerly: US Census Bureau, Jeffersonville, IN
1954 (1958 revision)
California State University, Northridge

Rhyolite (Nye County)

1909 - 2 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
University of Nevada, Reno

Sparks (Washoe County)

1904 - 6 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 9 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1912 - 10 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1925 - 16 sheets
California State University, Northridge
University of Nevada, Reno
1930 (revision) - 16 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1942 (revision) - 16 sheets
Formerly: US Census Bureau, Jeffersonville, IN

Tonopah (Nye County)

1905 - 7 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1906 - 7 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1909 - 8 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1917 - 15 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1941 (revision) - 15 sheets
Nevada Historical Society (incomplete)

Tuscarora (Elko County)

1886 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1890- 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society

Verdi (Washoe County)

1912 - 2 sheets
California State University, Northridge
University of Nevada, Reno
1930 (revision) - 2 sheets
Nevada Historical Society

Virginia City (Storey County; includes Gold Hill)

1877 - 12 sheets
Nevada Historical Society (sheets 9-12 covering Gold Hill)
1890 - 13 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 13 sheets / (Shkurkin facsimile)
Stanford University (incomplete)
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
1907 - 6 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1923 - 6 sheets
California State University, Northridge
University of Nevada, Reno
University of Utah
1930 (revision) - 6 sheets
Nevada Historical Society

Wadsworth (Washoe County)

1885 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 1 sheet
Nevada Historical Society
1897 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society

Wells (Elko County)

1914 - 2 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno

Winnemucca (Humboldt County)

1885 - 2 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1890 - 2 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1897 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1904 - 3 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1907 - 6 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1912 - 9 sheets
California State University, Northridge
University of Nevada, Reno
1943 (revision) - 9 sheets
University of Utah
1952 (revision) 3 + 2 half sheets
Nevada Historical Society

Yerington (Lyon County)

1909 - 2 sheets
Nevada Historical Society
1923 - 6 sheets
University of Nevada, Reno
1943 (revision) - 6 sheets
Nevada Historical Society (incomplete)

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In addition to the Western Association of Map Libraries Occasional Papers, these sources were used:

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.


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