Subject Areas: History. Sociology.
These maps are heavily used in both public and academic libraries by a wide range of researchers including local historians to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, urban historians to study the growth of towns and cities, and environmentalists concerned about impact of new developments.
OhioLINK users can connect to Sanborn maps using the links on this page. Other Ohio citizens can connect to Sanborn Maps through their public libraries' Web sites, or through OPLIN.
Format: Images and Digital Media
Dates of Coverage: 1867-1970.
Database Producer: Chadwyck-Healey.
This database is licensed for use only by students, staff, and faculty of OhioLINK member institutions.
Brief Description: Large-scale street plans of Ohio communities, produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867-1970.
This information updated: 2012-08-03