Resources for Historical Maps
  Posted By: jonvoss
  Date Posted: Wednesday 8th October 2008 12:32:49 PM
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    jonvoss
  Wednesday 8th October 2008 @ 12:49:26 AM
 
  One of the best sites ever for historical maps and using technology to explore them:
http://www.davidrumsey.com/
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    jonvoss
  Wednesday 8th October 2008 @ 03:37:14 PM
 
 

California
Sanborn Maps Courtesy SF Public Library
http://ezproxy.sfpl.org/login?url=http://sanborn.umi.com

You need an SFPL library card to access this, but if you have one it gets you access to Sandborn's maps from 1867-1970.

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    jonvoss
  Wednesday 8th October 2008 @ 10:01:54 PM
 
 

San Francisco, CA, US
1899/1900 Sanborn Maps
http://www.sfgenealogy.com/sf/sanborn/sanborn.htm

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    nicolai1
  Friday 9th January 2009 @ 11:56:33 AM
 
  San Francisco, CA, US
Hi-res Standard Oil Tourist Maps
1953 from David Rumsey:
http://www.davidrumsey.com/maps1020096-25833.html

1938 from Flickr user Octoferret:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/octoferret/1221566788/
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    bowdidge
  Monday 22nd February 2010 @ 09:46:03 PM
 
  San Jose Library's California room also gives you access to Sanborn maps: http://www.sjlibrary.org/research%5Cspecial/ca/sanborn_index.htm
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