Insurance maps of Manchester, including part of Highland Park and Manchester Green, Hartford Co., Connecticut.

Creator:
Sanborn Map Company, issuing body
Published/Created:
1926
Purpose:
The purpose of this dataset is to provide digital archiving of historic, fragile, and otherwise sensitive map documents so that they are not further degraded by continued use by public or private interests. It is also hoped that the digital product will stimulate interest in and use of this valuable resource.
Physical Description:
1 atlas (1 unnumbered leaf, 35 leaves)
64 cm
color
Notes:
"35 sheets. (2701)."
Contains information on population, prevailing winds, water facilities and fire department.
Includes index of streets and specials.
Partial cadastral map.
Sheets 2-9, 13-14, 28, 31, and 35 and at scale 1:600 ; sheets 10-12, 15-27, 29-30, and 32-34 at scale 1:1,200.
SMLMAPL 766 M31 1926: Sheets disbound. Library of Congress copyright stamp on title sheet.
The unnumbered leaf is the title sheet.
Abstract:
Sanborn fire insurance maps are a rich source of historic data on the urban built environment of North America during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The atlases were created for the purpose of underwriting fire insurance policies, which depended upon accurate and frequently-updated information about construction materials, municipal and transportation infrastructure, industrial and commercial landuse and more. The Yale University Library Map Department scanned its holdings of Sanborn fire insurance maps (consisting primarily of Connecticut towns) in order to make the maps more accessible.
Variant Titles:
July 1926, Manchester, Conn.
Manchester, including part of Highland Park and Manchester Green, Hartford Co., Connecticut
Topics:
Fire risk assessment--Connecticut--Manchester--Maps
Real property--Connecticut--Manchester--Maps
Topics:
Manchester--Maps
Topics:
Library of Congress Stamp
Language:
English
Scale:
Scale 1:1,200. 100 ft. to one inch.
Scale 1:600.
Coordinates:
1200
600
a
Genre:
Atlases
Cadastral maps
Connecticut
Fire insurance maps
local
Manchester
Format:
Map
Content Type:
Maps, Atlases & Globes
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
Connecticut
fire insurance maps
location (ISO 19115 Topic Categories.)
Sanborn
structure (ISO 19115 Topic Categories.)
transportation (ISO 19115 Topic Categories.)
utilitiesCommunication (ISO 19115 Topic Categories.)
Call Number:
766 M31 1926
Orbis Record:
11783515
Orbis Barcode:
39002102135523
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
oid pointer:
16053956
OID:
16053955
PID:
digcoll:2824011

Number of Pages: 36
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