Map Library

  • Sanborn Map of LA Plaza

    Oviatt Library Map Collection

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

Map Collection Staff

Chris Salvano

Image of Chris Salvano
Map Curator
(818) 677-3465
Office location:
OV 26


Chris has been the Map Curator at CSUN since March 2015. He received a B.A. in Global Studies (Latin America) and Spanish from Sonoma State University, and received his MLIS in Archival Studies from UCLA. He is a member of ALA's Map & Geospatial Information Round Table (MAGIRT) and the Western Association of Map Libraries (WAML). He currently serves as Archivist to the WAML professional organization.


Student Assistants (2018-2019) 

Cecilia Cuellar, Criminolgy & Justice Studies
Kevin Lopez, Criminolgy & Justice Studies
Sarah Termini, Geography & Environmental Studies
Kennedy Oliver-Sorrell, Screenwriting

Previous Map Curators

Kris Tacsik, 2005-2014
Michael Swift, 1976-2005
Gary Rees, 1970-1975
Wallace St. Clair, 1965-1970
Graduate students, 1963-1964
Vincent Mazzucchelli, 1958-1962