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The Sanborn Maps Collection at the Library of Congress

The Sanborn Maps Collection at the Library of Congress

The Sanborn Maps Collection is a special collection of the Library of Congress. This presentation introduces participants to the original purpose and history of these fire insurance maps, the organizational structure of the digital collection, and some of the possible uses of the collection for present-day researchers and hobbyists. 

This material includes a lesson plan and slide deck for a 10-minute presentation. By the conclusion...

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