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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

A quick how-to guide to get you started with the Sanborn Map Collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Chicago Microfilm G-1

G-1 has been digitized and made available electronically.

The Census Bureau maps were transferred to the Library of Congress in the 1960s. What set these maps apart from the rest of the Library of Congress' collection was that many were kept up-to-date with paste-on correction slips through 1950.

Chicago Reel Guide G-3

Illinois Reel Guides