Sanborn Map Company, Inc. Maps

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Title: Sanborn Map Company, Inc. Maps
Date: 1884-1965

  • Sanborn Map Company.
Unique Identifier: MSS 058, Micro 1

Quantity: 2.0 cubic feet

Physical Description: 1 bound volume, 1 flat archives box, 3 reels of 35 mm microfilm

La Crosse Public Library
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Archival Location:
La Crosse Public Library (Map)

The Sanborn Map Company, Inc., was formed in 1876, and was primarily concerned with producing maps for the fire insurance industry. Today their maps have developed into a tool with myriad purposes. This set of fire insurance maps on microfilm includes La Crosse, Wisconsin, 1884; La Crosse and Onalaska 1887, 1891, 1906, 1906 edition with additions to 1944 and corrections to 1949, and a 1906 edition republished in 1954. In hard copy are a bound volume of the 1906 edition with additions to 1944 and corrections to 1952 and a disbound set of the 1906 edition, republished in 1954, with amendments dated 1956 and corrections to 1965. A color photocopy was made for use while the original disbound volumes are stored in an archival box. Other Wisconsin cities available on microfilm are Kenosha, 1886-1950; Kewaskum, 1894; Kewaunee, 1885-1933; Kiel, 1900-1925; Kilbourn City, 1885-1925; Knapp, 1925; Manitowoc, 1956; Oshkosh, 1957; Sheboygan, 1955; Superior, 1955; and Wausau, 1954.

Language: English

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