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Digital Sanborn Maps

Sanborn Maps of Massachusetts in Rotch Library

In print:

On microfilm:

G1230.F57 1991 [16 reels - see index below]

  • Detailed fire insurance maps by the Sanborn Map Company show building footprints, lot size, land use, etc.
  • Microfilm located in file cabinets at rear of Level 1 in Rotch Library.
  • See also the guide to Boston Sanborn maps on microfilm.

Reel 1

Town Year Volume
Abington 1960
Acton 1953
Adams 1961
Amesbury 1958
Andover 1965
Arlington 1973
Ashland 1948
Athol 1965
Attleboro 1969
Auburn 1959
Avon 1949
Barnstable 1962
Barre 1950
Bedford 1962
Belmont 1968
Beverly 1964, 1970
Boston 1964, 1990 v. 1N
1964, 1990 v. 1S

Reel 2

Town Year Volume
Boston 1964, 1990 v. 2N
1964, 1990 v. 2S
1964, 1990 v. 3E
1964, 1990 v. 3W
1964, 1990 v. 4

 

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Reel 3

Town Year Volume
Boston v. 5E
1964, 1990 v. 5W
1964, 1990 v. 6
1964, 1990 v. 7

 

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Reel 4

Town Year Volume
Boston 1964, 1990 v. 8
1964, 1990 v. 9
1964, 1990 v. 10

 

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Reel 5

Town Year Volume
Boston 1990 v. 11
Bourne 1962
Braintree 1969
Bridgewater 1962
Brockton 1964, 1968 v. 1
1964, 1965 v. 2
Brookfield 1954
Brookline 1965 v. 1, 2
1969 v. 1, 2

 

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Reel 6

Town Year Volume
Canton 1959
Chatham 1959
Chelsea 1964, 1985
Chicopee 1967
Clinton 1961
Cohasset 1963
Dalton 1959
Danvers 1961
Dartmouth 1959
Dedham 1962
Duxbury 1954
Easthampton 1959
East Pepperell 1953
Edgartown 1966
Everett 1970, 1972

 

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Reel 7

Town Year Volume
Fall River 1976 v. 1, 2
Fitchburg 1971 v. 1, 2
Framingham 1968
Franklin 1958
Gloucester 1972
Grafton 1960
Great Barrington 1961
Greenfield 1965
Groton 1955
Hamilton 1953
Hanover 1955
Harwich 1959
Haverhill 1961, 1971
Hingham 1962
Holbrook 1944
Holden 1954
Holliston 1959

 

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Reel 8

Town Year Volume
Holyoke 1966, 1972
Hopkinton 1949
Hudson 1963
Hull 1966
Hyannis 1965
Ipswich 1961
Kingston 1954
Lancaster 1955
Lawrence 1968, 1972 v. 1
1972 v. 2
Lee 1964
Leicester 1959
Lenox 1961
Leominster 1970
Lexington 1961
Littleton 1946
Longmeadow 1962

 

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Reel 9

Town Year Volume
Lowell 1975, 1977 v. 1
1977 v. 2
Ludlow 1959
Lunenburg 1946
Lynn 1972 v. 1, 2
Malden 1973
Manchester 1958
Mansfield 1963
Marblehead 1968
Marlboro 1961

 

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Reel 10

Town Year Volume
Marshfield 1954
Maynard 1955
Medfield 1954
Medway 1956
Melrose 1961
Merrimac 1946
Methuen 1962
Middleboro 1965
Milford 1958
Millbury 1960
Milton 1969
Nahant 1957
Nantucket 1962
Natick 1968
Needham 1962

 

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Reel 11

Town Year Volume
Newton 1963 v. 2, 3, 4
North Adams 1970
North Andover 1962
North Attleboro 1965
North Brookfield 1957
North Easton 1954
Northampton 1965
Northboro 1951
Northfield 1955
Norton 1944
Norwood 1966
Oak Bluffs 1966
Orange 1958
Oxford 1959
Palmer 1963
Peabody 1968

 

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Reel 12

Town Year Volume
Pittsfield 1967, 1972, 1986
Plymouth 1961
Provincetown 1959
Quincy 1971 v. 1, 2
Randolph 1960
Reading 1968

 

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Reel 13

Town Year Volume
Revere 1965, 1980
Rockland 1963
Salem 1965, 1970
Salisbury 1959
Saugus 1969
Scituate 1963
Seekonk 1940
Sharon 1953
Sheffield 1945
Shelburne Falls 1963
Shrewsbury 1959
Somerset Township 1959
Somerville 1989 v. 1, 2
Southbridge 1965
South Deerfield 1950
South Hadley 1953
South Hadley Falls 1953
Spencer 1959

 

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Reel 14

Town Year Volume
Springfield 1970 v. 1, 2
1969 v. 3, 4
1970 v. 5, 6, 7
Stockbridge 1959
Stoneham 1965
Stoughton 1966
Swampscott 1957
Taunton 1968
Templeton 1947
Townsend 1947
Turners Falls 1952
Uxbridge 1960
Vineyard Haven 1966
Wakefield 1965

 

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Reel 15

Town Year Volume
Walpole 1958
Waltham 1972
Ware 1959
Wareham/Onset 1963
Warren 1952
Watertown 1971
Wayland 1955
Webster 1963
Wellesley 1962
West Boylston 1959
Westboro 1959
Westfield 1963
Weston 1954
Westwood 1959
Weymouth 1962
Whitinsville 1960
Whitman 1959
Williamstown 1959
Wilmington 1959
Winchendon 1959
Winchester 1969

 

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Reel 16

Town Year Volume
Winthrop 1971, 1980
Woburn 1969
Worcester 1978 v. 1, 2, 3, 4
Wrentham 1960
Yarmouth 1959

 

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