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Sanborn Map Collection at the Library of Congress, an organizational overview.

Sanborn Map Collection at the Library of Congress, an organizational overview.

The lesson plan and accompanying slide show provide an overview of the organization and collection at the Library of Congress for their Sanborn Map collection.  This collection of over 25000 maps covering over 3000 US cities and towns is the largest of its kind in the world and provides a resource into the changing face of the United States from the company's inception in 1867 to their last map updates in the 1970s.  Used in hobbies,...

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