Insurance maps of Hartford, Connecticut: [New and additional sheets].
Insurance maps of Hartford, Connecticut.

Creator:
Sanborn-Perris Map Co., issuing body
Published/Created:
1920
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 volumes)
64 cm
color
Notes:
SMLMAPL 766 H26 1900: Sheets disbound. "Triplicate" stamp on most sheets. Library of Congress copyright stamps on title sheets.
"Vol. 1... (4070)"; "Volume 2... (4169)."
Sheets 1-14, 25-26, and 95-98 are duplicated as "skeleton" sheets.
Partial cadastral map.
Contains information on population, prevailing winds, water facilities and fire department.
Accompanied by: additional key map of Hartford for volume two; new sheets 9 (dated May 1922), 145 and 147 (dated Mar. 1920), 144, 164, 165 and 166 (dated May 1918); and additional sheets 75 (dated July 1916), 76 (dated Jan. 1920), 161 (dated Aug. 1916), 169 and 170 (dated May 1918), 171 and 172 (dated Mar. 1920).
Some sheets include parts of West Hartford and Windsor.
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.
Topics:
Fire risk assessment--Connecticut--Hartford--Maps
Fire risk assessment--Connecticut--West Hartford--Maps
Real property--Connecticut--Hartford--Maps
Real property--Connecticut--West Hartford--Maps
Topics:
Hartford (Conn.)--Maps
West Hartford (Conn.)--Maps
Topics:
Library of Congress Stamp
Language:
English
Scale:
1:600. 50 ft. to an inch
Coordinates:
a
600
Genre:
Atlases--Connecticut--Hartford--1900
Atlases--Connecticut--West Hartford--1900
Cadastral maps--Connecticut--Hartford--1900
Cadastral maps--Connecticut--West Hartford--1900
Fire insurance maps--Connecticut--Hartford--1900
Fire insurance maps--Connecticut--West Hartford--1900
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 H26 1900
Orbis Record:
11762505
Orbis Barcode:
39002113682653 (Vol. 1)
39002113682646 (Vol. 2)
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
oid pointer:
11687048
OID:
11687440
PID:
digcoll:499675

Number of Pages: 5
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