Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library > Darien, Conn.
- Darien, Conn.
- Sanborn Map & Publishing Co., issuing body
- Published / Created
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.
Contains information on population, prevailing winds, water facilities and fire department.
Partial cadastral map.
SMLMAPL 766 D24 1887: "Triplicate" stamp and Library of Congress copyright stamp.
- Scale 1:600. 50 ft. to an inch.
- (W 73°28'24''--W 73°27'59''/N 41°04'46''--N 41°04'26'')., 600, and a
- Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- Call Number
- 766 D24 1887
Subjects, Formats, And Genres
Fire insurance maps--Connecticut--Darien--1887
- Resource Type
- Maps, Atlases & Globes
- Subject (Geographic)
- Darien (Conn.)--Maps
- Subject (Name)
- Library of Congress Stamp
- Subject (Topic)
Fire risk assessment--Connecticut--Darien--Maps
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