New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Creator:
Sanborn Map Company, issuing body
Published/Created:
1912
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 (6 leaves)
64 cm
color
Notes:
SMLMAPL 766 N423 1912: Sheets disbound. "Triplicate" stamp and Library of Congress copyright stamps on title sheet.
"4680. (6 sheets)."
Partial cadastral map.
Contains information on population, prevailing winds, water facilities and fire department.
Includes index of streets and specials.
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:
Mar. 1912, New Canaan, Conn.
Topics:
Fire risk assessment--Connecticut--New Canaan--Maps
Real property--Connecticut--New Canaan--Maps
Topics:
New Canaan (Conn.)--Maps
Topics:
Library of Congress Stamp
Language:
English
Scale:
Scale 1:600. 50 ft. to an inch.
Coordinates:
a
600
Genre:
Atlases
Cadastral maps
Connecticut
Fire insurance maps
local
New Canaan
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:
Public
Digital:
Sanborn
Connecticut
fire insurance maps
transportation (ISO 19115 Topic Categories.)
location (ISO 19115 Topic Categories.)
structure (ISO 19115 Topic Categories.)
utilitiesCommunication (ISO 19115 Topic Categories.)
Call Number:
766 N423 1912
Orbis Record:
11776532
Orbis Barcode:
39002102134849
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
oid pointer:
11175789
OID:
11175804
PID:
digcoll:294217

Number of Pages: 6
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