History of San Lorenzo, California


Catalog of Maps of San Lorenzo



Earliest Maps

1807-1827, Libro de Patentes de Inventario Perteneciente a la Mision de San Jose en la Nueva California. On file, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

1824, Plano de la Mision de San Jose, 1824. On file, Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.


County and State Maps

1857, Official Map of Alameda, Horace A. Higley, San Francisco: Britton & Rey.

1858-1863, Plat of the Rancho San Lorenzo finally confirmed to Barbara Soto et al. Surveyed under instructions from the U.S. Surveyor General by John La Croze, Deputy Surveyor, October 1858 and April 1863. On file, #132, California Bureau of Land Management, Sacramento.

1859, Plat of the Rancho San Leandro finally confirmed to Jose Joaquin Estudillo. Surveyed under instructions from the U.S. Surveyor General by John La Croze, Deputy Surveyor, in August 1859. On file, #131, California Bureau of Land Management, Sacramento.

1876, Official Atlas of Alameda County

1878, Official and Historical Atlas of Alameda County, Oakland, CA: Thompson & West

1889, Official Map of Alameda County, California, George L. Nusbaumer and W.F. Boardman, Oakland, CA: Tribune Publishing Co.

1900, Official Map of Alameda County, California, George L. Nusbaumer and W.F. Boardman, Oakland, CA: Tribune Publishing Co.

1907, Official Map of Alameda County, California, Edward C. Prather, Oakland, CA: Tribune Publishing Co.

1910, Official Map of Alameda County, California, P.A. Haviland, Oakland, CA: Tribune Publishing Co.

1911, Official Map of Alameda County, California, P.A. Haviland, Oakland, CA: Tribune Publishing Co.

1914, Official Map of Alameda County, California, San Francisco: Edward Denny & Co.

1915, Official Map of Alameda County, California, P.A. Haviland, Oakland, CA: Oakland Blueprint Co.

1927, County of Alameda County California, Oakland, CA: American Surveys Inc.

1927, Map Showing the Lines of the Key System Transit Co. in Oakland and Vicinity (originally published 1915, updated 1927)

1933, Highways, Alameda County, California, George A. Posey, County Surveyor

1935, Alameda County, California, Eden Road District, Division #2, Burnett Hamilton, County Surveyor

1936, Alameda County, California, Thomas Brothers

1938, Roads and Highways in Alameda County and Vicinity, Burnett Hamilton, County Surveyor

1941, "Hayward Quadrangle Tactical Map," U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

1942, "Hayward Quadrangle Tactical Map," U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

1942, "Hayward -- Sheet 1," War Department Corps of Engineers

1946, Hayward Quadrangle, Army Map Service

1951, Eden, Pleasanton, Washington, and Murray Townships, Alameda County, California, Thomas Brothers

1996, Aerial map of San Lorenzo area, Oakland, CA: Pacific Aerial Surveys (AV-5260-1-17)


U.S. Geological Survey Maps

1913, "Areal Geology: Hayward Quadrangle"

1913, "Haywards [sic] Quadrangle"

1915, "Haywards [sic] Quadrangle"

1947, "Hayward Quadrangle"

1950, "Hayward Quadrangle"

1959, "Hayward Quadrangle," 7.5 minute series

1959, "San Leandro Quadrangle", 7.5 minute series

1971, "Preliminary Map of Historic Margins of Marshland, San Francisco Bay, California." Donald R. Nichols and Nancy A. Wright, USGS, in coooperation with U.S. Dept. Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C.

1980, "Hayward Quadrangle" (1959 photorevised)

1980, "San Leandro Quadrangle" (1959 photorevised)