Map Library

  • Sanborn Map of LA Plaza

    Oviatt Library Map Collection

  • Topo map of Zelzah
  • Panorama of Sanborn Research Room
  • Image of San Francisco topo map
  • Map of Mexico
  • Street Map of Pacoima
  • Title Insurance Map
  • World Wonders 1939 Map

Map Library News

The Map Library and its collections in the news:

  • KCET and the Lost LA series showcased a Braille map of the state of California from the Map Library: A Map of California for the Blind (2017). The Map Library holds a small collection of Braille maps and atlases to support students and researchers who are visually impaired. The Braille map of the state of California includes Braille system to identify geographic names, physical features, scale, and an index.
  • The Map Library contributed a rare 1888 Sanborn sheet map of downtown Los Angeles for the California Historical Society's History Keepers Exhibit (2015). The 1888 map of downtown Los Angeles shows the Plaza, Chinatown, and the Pico House. August 6, 2015-August 31, 2015.