"provides a searchable database of the fire insurance maps published by the Sanborn Map Company housed in the collections of the Geography and Map Division. The online checklist is based upon the Library's 1981 publication Fire Insurance Maps in the Library of Congress and will be continually updated to reflect new acquisitions. The online checklist also contains links to existing digital images from our collection and will be updated as new images are added."
"This list adds tens of thousands of additions, corrections and changes of ownership to three lists of Sanborn fire insurance maps issued by the Western Association of Map Libraries in the 1970s. Additionally it includes links (when available) to free online versions of the maps, and incorporates works by other firms such as Dakin, Baist, Hopkins and Robinson, some of which are usually referred to as real estate atlases but which some authorities consider to be fire insurance maps."
comprise an online collection of more than 300 bibliographic units in more than 3,000 map sheets dating from 1884 through 1923. Digitized maps are in the public domain and illustrate the development of more than 130 Florida cities.
The dates vary by town, with the earliest for Florida towns from 1884. For example, Orlando maps are available for 1884, 1887, 1892, 1897, 1903, 1908, 1913, 1919, 1925, and 1925-1951. The maps after 1923 are not available online because of copyright restrictions