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Henry and Raymond Fisher Survey Collection

Last modified: 4/9/2014 11:25 AM

The Henry B. and Raymond W. Fisher Survey Collection consists of approximately 1,700 surveys made by Henry B. Fisher and by his son, Raymond W. Fisher, from the 1890s until the 1960s, primarily in Santa Clara County. The surveys are of private property, both rural and urban, and typically include one or more maps or drawings and pages of calculations and/or written descriptions of property boundaries. Many surveys are plans for subdivisions in Santa Clara County, and the collection also includes many plans for capital improvements such as sewer systems and roads improvements.

You may search the surveys collection by using the index below. Each entry typically includes the survey number, the property owner, names of streets bordering the property, the city (if applicable), the survey date, the surveyor, and additional notes about the survey. The surveys are available at the County Archives.

To find a survey, type search criteria in the text box and press ENTER or click SEARCH. If the number of responses fills more than one page, use the drop box in the middle of the screen to select the specific page you would like to view. To limit your search results, enter multiple search criteria (e.g. holt 1906).

Search the Fisher Survey Collection