Insurance maps of Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut.
Insurance maps of Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut: [New sheets and correction slips].

Creator:
Sanborn-Perris Map Co., issuing body
Published/Created:
July 1941
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 (2 unnumbered leaves, 49 leaves)
64 cm
color
Notes:
"49 sheets. (5009)."
Accompanied by: correction sheets lettered A, B, C; new sheets "NP" 16 and "R" 17 (dated July 1941); new sheet 37 (dated Dec. 1921); and additional sheets 57 (dated Oct. 1919) and 58 (dated Dec. 1921).
Contains information on population, prevailing winds, water facilities, and fire department.
Includes index of streets and specials.
Partial cadastral map.
SMLMAPL 766 M54 1901: Sheets disbound. "Triplicate" stamp and Library of Congress copyright stamp on title sheet.
The two unnumbered leaves are the title/index sheet and map index 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:
Meriden, New Haven, Connecticut
Topics:
Fire risk assessment--Connecticut--Meriden--Maps
Real property--Connecticut--Meriden--Maps
Topics:
Meriden (Conn.)--Maps
Topics:
Library of Congress Stamp
Language:
English
Scale:
Scale 1:600. 50 ft. to an inch.
Coordinates:
600
a
Genre:
Atlases--Connecticut--Meriden--1901
Cadastral maps--Connecticut--Meriden--1901
Fire insurance maps--Connecticut--Meriden--1901
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
Call Number:
766 M54 1901
Orbis Record:
11758560
Orbis Barcode:
39002102133114
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
oid pointer:
16055602
Number of Scans:
Meriden_FI_1941
OID:
16055601
PID:
digcoll:2825002

Number of Pages: 5
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