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    [Sanborn Fire Insurance Map Collection].

    Consists of the Sanborn fire insurance map holdings of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress. These maps depict the commercial, industrial, and residential sections of approximately 12,000 cities and towns primarily in the United States but also include limited portions of Canada, Cuba, and Mexico. Sanborn maps were designed to assist fire insurance agents in determining the degree of hazard ...

    • Contributor: Sanborn (firm)
    • Date: 1867
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    Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada : s...

    Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes 24 insets, county population table, and notes indicating distribution of Native American populations. In upper left margin in manuscript ink: "Deposited in the Clerk's Office for the So. Dist. of New York August 4, ...

    • Contributor: Breese, Samuel - Harper & Brothers
    • Date: 1847